Announcements- Week of April 22

Week at a Glance:

Monday, April 22: Practice for all will begin at 3:30 due to a faculty meeting. Please meet outside on the track.

Tuesday, April 23: Last All-Comer’s meet at home. Sr night starts at 3:30. All athletes should be on the track by 3:00pm. Parents and family members who are walking the seniors across the track one more time, we ask that you are at the track by 3:15-3:20pm.

Wednesday, April 24: Practice at 5:30am-6:45am for all except throwers who will throw from 3:00-5:00pm

Thursday, April 25: Practice for all from 2:45-5:00pm

Friday, April 26: Invitational at Glenbard North. No practice for those not competing that day.

Monday’s practice, April 22:

Monday’s practice will be a quick turnaround due to a faculty meeting and the boys’ home track meet. Please be ready to go at 3:30 on the track. The boy’s team has helped us out so much this season, if you can return the favor and stay to help at the meet, I know the boy’s team would be appreciative.

Last All-Comers Meet:

We will host Waubonsie for our last home, all-comers meet. This is also our senior night. Please come out to recognize these special 17 seniors- almost all have been with us for 4 years! We will begin Senior Night at 3:30pm.  Any family members walking their senior across the track, we ask that you come between 3:15-3:20 and meet us on the south end of the track.  If you are introducing the senior, please have your “speech” prepared before the start of senior night.  See Coach Parejko if you need help with this.  We will begin the meet at 4:00. If you are helping with timing or a field event, please come to the track around 3:45.  Line-up for this meet will be available after practice on Monday including the order of the running events.

Glenbard North Invitational:

Hard to believe, but Glenbard North will be our last invitational before the conference meet next week.  Line-up and meet information will be available on Wednesday. 

Announcements- Week of April 14

Week at a Glance:

Monday, April 15: Practice for all 2:45-5:00pm. Meet upstairs, outside the senior class house to start practice.

Tuesday, April 16: Meet at home against Naperville Central. Meet on the track by 3:15pm

Wednesday, April 17th: Practice for sprinters, distance, hurdlers, and jumpers 5:30am-6:45am. Throwers will practice from 3:00-5:00pm

Thursday, April 18: Neuqua Valley Invitational. Meet on the track by 3:15pm.

Friday, April 19: No practice.

Meet at Home Against Naperville Central:

Lineups will go out on Monday, April 15th. We still do not have everyone signing up for these all-comers’ meets by the deadline. If you have not signed up through the Google doc., please send me an email directly or see me right after our all team meeting tomorrow at 2:45.  We will start the meet at 4:15pm.  Since there are no 4 X 800 relays at this meet, the order for running events will be…

4 X 100

3200m Run

100m Hurdles

100m Dash

800m Run

4 X 200m Relay

400m Dash

300m Hurdles

1600m Run

200m Dash

4 X 400m Relay

We also need approximately 3 more parents willing to time, help in the field events, or help with concessions. Please send me an email if you can help in any of these areas. We would need you to be able to be at the track around 4:00pm.  Thank you!

Neuqua Valley Invitational:

This Thursday, April 18th, we will welcome 7 other teams to our track for the Neuqua Valley Invitational. It takes a lot of help from everyone to make this a success. Any athletes not competing are asked to help out at the this meet. At our team meeting tomorrow, we will write down names of those athletes who will help and what job they will be responsible for.  Any parents who can help at the concession stand or in any field events, please let me know (we will not need any timers at this meet). You will need to be able to be at the track around 4:15pm. 

No practice on Friday!

 

Google doc sign up for last all-comers meet:

Our last all-comers meet will be on Tuesday, April 23rd against Waubonsie Valley at home.  Please sign up for events by Thursday, April 18th at 9:00pm. 

https://forms.gle/ZWrF22oTyuaAQHq56

This is also senior night. We will honor our seniors with a walk on the track with their parents starting at 3:30pm. If you are willing to read a short bio on a senior, please sign up with Coach Parejko after our team meeting tomorrow.  

Wheaton North Invite Information

Bus Time:

Be ready to leave for Wheaton at 2:45. Please meet outside the athletic locker room.

 

Meet Information:

Field Events will begin at 4:30 and Running Events will begin at 5:30. 

 

Order of Running Events:

Medley Relay

4 x 800m Relay

4X 400m Relay

3200m Run

100m Hurdles

100m Dash

800m Run

4 X 200m Relay

400m Dash

300m Hurdles

1600m Run

200m Dash

4 X 400m Relay

 

April 16 Dual Meet Sign-Up:

Please sign up for the next all-comers meet using the following link by Friday at 6:00pm.

If you miss this deadline, please sign up directly with Coach P through email.

https://forms.gle/feWkJs1UiSy6jGwn9

Announcements- Week of April 7

Weekend Recap:

We had an excellent showing at our first outdoor invitational at Buffalo Grove. Despite injuries and line-up changes, the girls did an excellent job adjusting and thus finished 3rd overall at the invitational.

Congratulations to our team scorers.

4 X 100 Relay of Autumn Rosales, Zharia Brandon, MiKenna Robinson, and Ella Orengo took 1st place by .02!

Ella Orengo in the 200M Dash took 1st place and also 2nd place in the 400m Dash

Keira Apeland in the 400m Dash took 6th place

Annie Amundsen took 5th place in the 800m Run

MiKenna Robinson took 4th place in the 1600m Run

Michaela Hassler took 8th place in the 1600m Run

Emily Stine took 3rd place in the 3200m Run

Katie Kingsbury took 7th place in the 3200m Run

Zharia Brandon took 3rd place in the 100m Hurdles

Tolu Akinbo took 2nd place in the High Jump

Elise Storoe took 4th place in the Triple Jump

Jasmine Kaur took 5th place in the Shot Put and 2nd place in the Discus

Congratulations to Sithara Gajapala as she added a few inches more to her school record in the pole vault by vaulting to a height of 10’9! She told me not to put the height on that record yet; there is more to come! We are excited to be on your journey with you, Sithara! She also finished in 2nd place at the meet!

Riley Ammenhauser at the Arcadia Invitational

We are so excited for Riley as she finished in 10th place overall  in the Long Jump and had another impressive showing in the Triple Jump jumping 40’3.5 for a third place overall!

Week at a Glance:

Monday, April 8: Practice for all: 2:45-5:00

Tuesday, April 9th: Meet at home against Naperville North

Wednesday, April 10th: Practice for all except throwers will be at 5:30am. Throwers will meet from 3:00-5:00pm

Thursday, April 11th: Practice for all: 2:45-5:00pm

Friday, April 12th: Wheaton North Invitational

Home Meet on Tuesday:

Although, this is a testing day and the students will be on a different time schedule, we are still hosting Naperville North at home.  All athletes need to report to the track at 3:00pm.  We are going to try to start this meet as close to 4:00pm as possible.  Please see the attached lineup and let me know if you have any questions.

We need help still! We need 3 more timers and another person to help at the long and triple jump pit. Please let me know if you could help in any of these ways.

Neuqua Valley Invite on April 18:

Please keep this date on your radar as we will need everyone’s help to make this meet run smoothly. Please email me if you can help out at our invite this year.

Senior Night:

We are planning our senior night for our last home meet on Tuesday, April 23rd. We would like to honor our seniors at 3:30pm before our meet begins. Any freshmen, sophomores, or juniors who would like to speak about the seniors, please send me an email. Some ideas to include in your introduction of our seniors include:

What part of track did your senior participate in?

Favorite track memory

Shout out to friends on track or coaches

Thank you to parents

After high school plans

Words of advice to the underclass team