East Hamilton Middle High School

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MS Cross Country

Contact: Coach Janis Kelman Phone 423.838.4628 Email Email

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Middle School Cross Country is open to all students in grades 6-8. New runners are welcome; no experience is necessary!

Practices will be held Monday-Thursday (& some Fridays). Meet at the track, dressed to run.

Students wishing to participate must do the following:

  • Have a physical dated after April 15, 2020. Have your doctor fill out the TSSAA physical form. Forms are available on the school website; go to Students -> Athletics
  • This year Middle School will be using the Dragonfly system for athletic paperwork. See instructions to sign up for an account. Our school code is: 6F9EBM. You can upload your physical to the site and fill out all other forms electronically.
  • Please read East Hamilton's Student-Parent Participation Info.
  • Bring the signature pages of the Student-Parent Contract and the $30 fee to the first practice.
  • This year all students also need to turn in a signed COVID Risk Consent form in order to practice.

The first days of practice will be August 12 & 13 from 2:30-3:30. Come only on the day that you are at school. Meet at the track. I will also hold a practice on Friday, August 14, from 3:30-4:30. Hoping that the later time will make it easier for parents to give students a ride to the school.

More info will be coming about the practice schedule for the following weeks.

It is essential this year that students bring a water bottle. Water fountains are turn off.

Please have parents sign up to get notices through Remind. I will be using it to send out information about changes in the practice schedule and info about meets. Sign up at Remind.com. Our class code is @k6bc66.

Meets:
All meets will be held at Chickamauga Dam
Thursday, Aug 27: Meet 1 Girls @5:00, Boys @5:30
Thursday, Sept 3: Meet 2 Boys @5:00, Girls @5:30
Thursday, Sept 10: Meet 3 Girls @5:00, Boys @5:30
Thursday, Sept 17: Meet 4 Boys @5:00, Girls @5:30
Thursday, Sept 24: Rain Date Girls @5:00, Boys @5:30
County Tournament: TBD (Sept 24, Sept 29, or Oct 1, depending on whether rain dates are used. Will hold it on earliest available date.) Boys @5:00, Girls @5:30

Uniforms: Students need to purchase a singlet (tank top) to wear at meets if they don't already have one from previous XC or track seasons. They can supply their own shorts, preferably black. All other items are optional. Please note, that while the singlets usually arrive in time for our first meet, other items often are not delivered until much later.

Order deadline is 8/17!
https://sportsspectrum.itemorder.com/
The store code is EHMS2020CC

Questions? Contact Coach Janis Kelman, jkelman@epbfi.com, 423-838-4628

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