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Attention Parents:

The Weekly Parents' Meeting will be held every Tuesday at 6pm in the bleachers during track practice.

This Week's Info...

July 24, 2018
Topics Discussed

1.      Team Picnic is 8/11/18 @ 1pm @ Spanish Lake Park-Catfish Shelter. Purchase tickets at fundraising table for $5, they will also be available at the picnic. Athletes are free.  

2.      Congratulations on a great season. Let's go have some fun, bring home some medals, and most importantly let's have a great experience and represent St. Louis and The Blues well in our behavior and words.  

3.      Reminder the bus will leave Saturday at 11:45pm from The Handley Metro Link Station.  

4.      Please, Make sure you have packed uniforms, spikes, and sweats.  

5.      Don't forget to arrive @ least 1 day early to get bib and wristband. Please, Get this from Ms. Mahone.  

6.      Remember top 8 will receive a medal and get on medal stand.  

7.      Remember if not in top 8 encourage and congratulate kids and let them know they will be ready for next year.  

8.      Remember athletes are excited and nervous so keep them calm and encouraged.  

9.      Make sure you are on group me and check it regularly.  

10.  All fees should be paid in full at this time. If not please, Come and see me or Tara today.  

11.  T-shirt pick up will be on Thursday for those who ordered shirts.  

May 8, 2018

All fees should be paid in full at this time.  If you have questions, please see Tara or Heidi today.  

Reminder our St. Louis Blues meet is Sunday 5/6/18.  Field events start at 8am and running at 9 am.  We will begin w/ the pee wee at 8 at the Long Jump.  The meet is at Cardinal Ritter College Prep, 701 N. Spring.  We will have a pee wee 4x1 exhibition relay (it is in addition to their other 3 events) as well as a parent/coach’s relay. 

If you are interested in the parent/coaches’ relay sign up at the registration table $20 per relay team or $5 per person. 

We are still in need of volunteers for 3-hour shifts.  Please, see Heidi or Tara today or Thurs to sign up. 

Thank you to all the families who came out to support The Blues AJB’s BBQ Dine Out!  The money raised will be used to purchase items/equipment needed to enhance our practices. 

Picture orders forms can be picked up at the fundraising table.  Picture day will be 6/5/18. 

Popcorn fundraiser is due Thurs. May 3rd, cash only, clean and neat forms.

Replacement backpacks can be picked up on Thurs. May 3rd must bring in old backpacks to get a replacement. You can also order backpacks @ fundraising table for $21. 

We will have a fun night w/ The Blues on June 18th @ Rock n Jump with The Blues.  This is a fun time for bonding w/ the athletes and parents.  Feel free to bring siblings and friends and enjoy a night out w/ The Blues.  Tickets will be $8 until May 31st and $10 after that. 

Parents please. stop parking in the fire lane and stay off the track.  Please. allow the coaches to work w/ your athletes on the track.
 
Please. make sure to label all your kids’ items so that if they are left we can return them to the athlete.  Please, make sure we are picking up trash and water bottles after practice.

April 24, 2018

1.        Hoodies will be distributed Thursday. 4/26/18, Please be here to pick up items. 

2.       $5 snack fundraiser will also be distributed Thurs. 4/26/18, Please be here to pick up items.

3.       AJB’s BBQ team fundraiser is Thurs. 4/26/18 from 12-9pm, you don’t need a flyer, just mention that you are with The St. Louis Blues Fundraiser and a portion of what you spend will be donated to The Blues.  Please come out and bring family and friends.  This will allow for us to purchase items needed to enhance training for our athletes.

4.       Picture day for the team will be 6/5/18, you can pick up picture order forms from the fundraising table starting 5/1/18.

5.       If purchasing pictures they must be paid for by 6/4/18 at the fundraising table (cash only).

6.       Replacement back packs will be available 5/3/18, must bring your old back pack in order to get a replacement.

7.       For those who pre-ordered and paid for back packs they may also be picked up on 5/3/18 also.

8.       Our meet this week is:  RC Striders, Sunday, April 29th, @ Parkway West High School, 14653 Clayton Rd. Ballwin, Mo 63011.  Both running and field events start at 8:30am.  Please stop and see Heidi or Tara if you need a copy of what to pack and bring to track meets.

9.       Our St. Louis Blues meet will be on 5/6/18.  Field events will start at 8am and Running will start at 9am.  We need everyone’s help to make this possible.  We need volunteers to sign up w/ Heidi or Tara to work 3 hour shifts.  We have many areas that we need covered so we have something that everyone can help with so Please come by and sign up today.  Our meet will be held at Cardinal Ritter College Prep.  We need teenagers also, so if you have teens who need community service hours Please sign them up also.

10.   We should have 2 payments paid at this time if you are on the payment plan.  The final payment is due on 5/1/18.  You can pay in person on Tues. and Thurs. and on line at any time.  If your payment isn’t current by 11:59 on Tues. evening the athlete will not be entered in the meet for Sunday.  Please remember when paying on line to put your athletes first and last name and complete birth date (not just the year).

11.   Parents you want to look just as fly as your athlete for our host meet (5/6/18 at CRCP) get our 2018 Club t-shirt, all sizes up to 5X $15.  The shirts will be gray this year.  Stop up top and see Tara or Heidi to order one.  Orders must be paid for by Tues. May 1, 2018.

April 17,2018

Thank you all for coming out to run with the St. Louis Blues again this year.  We appreciate you entrusting your children to our coaching staff and we will work hard to ensure you have a good experience.  Welcome to the new parents and we are glad you have chosen our team for this experience. Please. feel free to stop up top and see Tara, Kim, and Heidi to answer questions or to get more information.  

1.    Parents if you have not submitted paperwork (registration application & birth certificate) please do so in person on Tuesday & Thursday or online daily.  Payments and paperwork can be submitted daily.  

2.       Fundraising table is open 5:30pm-6:45pm:

a.    TJ’s fundraiser order will be here for pick up 4/19/18 (Thurs.), please be here to pick up at 6:00pm.

b.    Hoodies will be in on 4/26/18 and can be picked up from the fundraising table.

c.    $5 snack fundraiser will be back for pick up on 4/26/18, please be here to pick up.

d.    Our next fundraiser is popcorn, sheets are located at the fundraiser table, due back 5/3/18.

e.    Our 1st club dine out fundraiser is 4/26/18 @ AJB’s BBQ from 12-9pm.  Please stop in and let them know you are with The St. Louis Blues Track Club and a portion of what you spend will be donated to our club.  Feel free to stop by the fundraising table to pick up a flyer.

3.    
Parents please, work with us to stay off of the track and off of the throwing area/fields.  Please do not park in the fire lanes.

4.    Our first meet is this Sunday, April 22nd @ Belleville West High School, 4063 Frank Scott Pkwy W, Belleville, IL 62223.  

5.       What to bring/pack:
 
a.    Umbrella
b.    Chairs
c.    Covers
d.    Cooler
e.    Games
f.     Snacks (Water, Gatorade, Fruit, Luncheon Meat, Bread (Only Mustard), Crackers (Cheez-Its), Veggies and Granola bars)  

6.       What to avoid:

a.    Fried Foods
b.    Dairy Products (ALL)
c.    Sweets (Cakes, Cookies, Pies, ETC.)
d.    Junk Food
e.    Sugary Drinks (Kool-aid Jammers, Capri-Sun, ETC.)  

7.       What to eat the night before the meet:
 
a.    Red Pasta
b.    Baked Chicken
c.    Lean Turkey
d.    Veggies
e.    Fruits  

8.       Uniforms: 

Remember to wear full uniform, sweats, and running tennis shoes.  Bring your spikes.  If you have not received your uniforms yet, please wear fitted blue bottoms and white tops and a pair of sweats over the blue bottoms and white top, this is to ensure the athletes muscles stay warm.

Reminder Parents Our
Website: stlbluestrackclub.org
Email: stlbluestrack@yahoo.com


March 20, 2018

Thank you all for coming out to run with the St. Louis Blues again this year.  We appreciate you entrusting your children to our coaching staff and we will work hard to ensure you have a good experience.  Welcome to the new parents and we are glad you have chosen our team for this experience. Please. feel free to stop up top and see Tara, Kim, and Heidi to answer questions or to get more information.

1.  Pls. check out the website for updates, cancellations and reminders of due dates for payments, fundraisers, and upcoming events.

2.  We have pre-registration each year in Jan. and Feb. so if you did not participate this year please. consider participating next year.  Pre-registration gives you an opportunity to pay early and receive a discount on your fees as well as allows you to order any uniform items needed prior to the season starting.

3.  Please make sure you are on your child's coaches group text.  If you are not please see Jen Lemen-parent volunteer today to get added to the text.

4.  Reminder a uniform order will go in Thursday morning.  If you would like to order please pay and get measured today.  If you have already made a payment online, you are still required to get measured and bring the blue slip to Admin so that we can record your sizes on your receipts.

5.  If you are using the payment plan please remember that the 1st payment is due on or before 3/26/18.  Payments can be made in the forms of checks, money order, cash, credit card with admin staff as well as online using your credit, debit card or Paypal account.  Please make sure to put the athletes name & date of birth,  select the correct age group and gender drop down option when paying.

6.  Remember uniforms are mandatory and sweats are optional.  The cost is $45 or $54 for embroidered sweats if you want to purchase them.

7.  2018 Outdoor Season Coaches:
 Pee Wee-Cassandra/ Michelle/Taylor
 Primary -Ciara/Sterling/Erica
 Bantam-Leon/Precious
 Midget-Tiff/Brenan
 Youth-Mac
 Boys 11-up Cori and Demoneur.

8.  First to the Finish will be here tomorrow 03/21/2018.  Please, stop by and purchase spikes, running and throwing shoes.

9.  We have some limited edition items added to our online store that can be purchased online only-link on the website.

10.  Fundraisers are always optional.  TJ's Pizza and Chocolate fundraiser due 3/22/18.  New fundraiser starts 03/20/2018 and due back 4/5/18,  for $5 items catalogue, please feel free to stop by the fundraising table to turn in fundraisers or pick up new forms.   All forms returned should be neat, no scratch outs etc. and cash only must be turned in w/ form. 3/22/18 is the last day to order hoodies for this season-purchase these items at the fundraising table. 3/29/18 the next order of bling shirts will go in-purchase these items at the fundraising tables

11.  Next Monday 3/26/2018 and Tuesday 3/27/2018 we will practice in the back due to a track meet here at MSB.
 
12.  Always check the website to see if practice is cancelled.  It will be posted by 4:30pm.

13.  Parents we appreciate your assistance with getting the new/young athletes comfortable but we ask that once you drop them off to their coach that you please remain in the stands and observe and allow the coaches to work with the athletes.

Parents, please make sure you join the Group Me for your age division. So you are aware of last minute updates and changes. Please reach out to your athlete's coach!

  
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