• Track & Field (3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

    • Practice Dates: Monday and Wednesday (3:00-4:30)
      • Practices will be held at Gray's Woods (on the outdoor track).
      • The season will begin on Monday, April 15th, and run through our tournament dates.
      • The track and field season concludes with a District-Wide Track Meet scheduled for Tuesday, May 14th (5th Grade) & Wednesday, May 15th (4th Grade).
        • This event is only open to any 4th or 5th-grade student who attends at least 50% of the practices.
    • Permission Forms can be printed from this link and must be turned in to Mr. Petersen before your child plans to attend his or her first practice. 
    • Tournament Information: Click Here
    • Possible Cancelations Due to Weather
      • If bad weather prevents us from going outside, we would be forced to cancel practice that day, as we do not have the facilities to hold practice indoors. In the case of a cancelation, we will email you by noon and post a notice on our school website. Please ensure students know what to do in case a practice gets canceled. (Note: I would also inform all 4th and 5th-grade students and teachers in case anyone needs to call home to arrange that alternate plan

    Reminders:

    What should kids bring to track practice?

    To hold our practices, we need to be outside, so please make sure your child dresses for the weather. We also strongly encourage students to wear (or bring) a pair of athletic shoes when participating in IMs. Lastly, bringing a water bottle to practice is also highly recommended, so we can limit our trips inside.

    When is Pick-up?

    Pick-up is at 4:30 pm at GW Elementary (except for the Meet Dates). We always dismiss students from the usual Parent Pick-Up doors by the side parking lot. We ask students not to cross through the parking lot but rather get in their parent's car after it pulls up to the curb. If you plan on carpooling or making alternate arrangements, please send a note or email to Mr. Petersen or the Office, so we know about that change.

    What are the events my child can sign up for?

    At track & field practices, students will be introduced to the various events they choose to compete in at the District Tournament. This selection process will occur later in the season, but when it occurs, students will be required to select at least two events (one being a track event and the other field), although they can choose to compete in up to 4 events total. The events are:

    TRACK EVENTS

    400 METER RELAY

    400 METER MIXED RELAY

    800 METER RUN

    50 METER DASH

    400 METER DASH

    200 METER DASH

    100 METER DASH

    FIELD EVENTS

    SACK RACE

    SOFTBALL THROW

    FRISBEE TOSS

    RUNNING LONG JUMP

     

Last Modified on May 9, 2024