Administrative Regulations and Procedures for
Interscholastic Athletics

July 2023
Academic Year: 2023-2024

Harford County Public Schools
102 South Hickory Avenue
Bel Air, Maryland 21014

Dr. Sean W. Bulson, Superintendent of Schools

Maryland Athletic Association

Vision and Mission

School System Vision:
We will inspire and prepare each student-athlete to achieve success in college and career.

Athletics Vision:
The Harford County Public Schools Athletic Program will foster a culture which promotes and supports academic achievement, athletic excellence, and upstanding character in all student-athletes.

School System Mission:
Each student-athlete will attain academic and personal success in a safe and caring environment that honors the diversity of our student-athletes and staff.

Athletic Mission:
The Harford County Public Schools Athletic Program supports student-athletes in their development of intellect, ethical decision making, resiliency, and value of fair play through structured competition.

What We Believe How We Engage Outcomes We Achieve
Academic Achievement Athletic staff will emphasize academic performance by student-athletes through collaboration with the student, parents, and teachers. Student-athletes prepared for college and/or career.
Athletic Excellence Athletic staff will teach skill development and the value of fair play through sequenced instruction and sportsmanship. Student-athletes physically and mentally ready to implement fair play in structured competition.
Upstanding Character Athletic staff will model and teach character to student-athletes as an extension of the school day. Student-athletes model character by utilizing ethical practice to make decisions on and off the field.