The Weekly Parents' Meeting will be held every Tuesday at 6pm in the bleachers during track practice.
This Week's Info...
June 12, 2018 Topics Discussed
1. Meet is at Belleville West
HS, 6/16/18-6/17/18, there will be a $5 charge to get in this meet.
Athletes will also have BIBS this meet. We are in need of volunteer for
this meet. Each club is required to send a certain number of
volunteers. Please, see me today to volunteer this weekend. Thank
you for volunteering.
2. We need volunteers for the
week of July 9th thru July 12th at Missouri School for the Blind from
8am-12pm. You can volunteer one or more days. We will take
volunteers age 13 yrs and up. We will be working w/ special needs
athletes. Please, join in and let's give back to the location that allows
us to use their facility for indoor season.
3. Our meet 6/28-7/1 is our
qualifier for JO's. This year the top 6 athletes will advance to JO's in
Des Moines, IA (running, field, and relay). The top 4 in multi's will
advance. Remember if your athlete will not attend JO's please, inform the
coach now. Relays are determined by coaches, if you do not want your
athlete on a relay please, let the coach know now. Relay's will need to
be in exact match uniforms for the qualifier. If your child does not have
a uniform please, let the coach know immediately.
4. Imo's and Flavored pickles
fundraisers starts today. Forms are located at the fundraising
table. They are due back on 6/28/18.
5. June 14th (Thurs) will be
our last dine out for the season. It will be at Big Boyz Burgers and more
from 6pm-9pm. Please, come out and support the club and enjoy
dinner. 15% of what we spend will be donated back to The Blues.
6. Father's Day bands can be
purchased $5 today and Thurs for the all you can eat Father's Day Tent on Sunday.
We need some women volunteers to sign up to work the tent. Please, see
the fundraising table to sign up.
7. Rock n Jump is next week
Monday 6/18/18. The last day to get tickets is Thurs. Tickets are
$8 until 6/14/18. This is a friends and family event.
8. $10 raffle tickets=a chance
to win $100 off of your 2019 track fees and $5 raffle tickets=a chance to win
$50 off 2019 track fees. The drawing will be 6/22/18 at the BYOB adults
only event at Gracious Occasions located at 2020 Patterson 7-midnight.
Food and DJ will be provided. Please, stop by the fundraising table to
purchase these items.
9. Pictures will be back on
10. Reminder all things
purchased at fundraising table should be cash or if you have a credit from the
club please, come and see me or Tara to get a receipt to use your credit.
11. If anyone has any
outstanding fees please, see me or Tara today.
June 05, 2018 1. No meet this weekend.
2. Thank you to Rhonda Hurd for getting our on line picture system up and working.
3. Father's Day wristbands are $5 @ the fundraising table. We
need mothers to please. sign up to volunteer at the Father's Day tent in 2
4. Imo's Pizza and Flavored pickle order forms will be available at the fundraising table next Tuesday.
5. June 14th is our last dine out fundraiser for the season at Big Boyz Burgers and more from 6pm-9pm.
6. Rock n Jump tickets are on sale and the $8 discount has been
extended to June 14th. Please, remember this is a Blues team event however
friends and family are welcome.
7. June 22nd is the end of our regular season BYOB, adults only
event. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the fundraising table.
BYOB will be held at Gracious Occasions located @ 2020 Patterson from
7pm-midnight. Please, consider helping us sell
tickets and you will receive a $2 credit for each ticket sold.
8. Raffle tickets: $10 tickets can be purchased @ the fundraising
table on Thurs. for a chance to win $100 off of your 2019 track fees
and $5 tickets can be purchased also for a chance to win $50 off of your
2019 track fees. Both raffles will be pulled
at the BYOB event and you don't have to be present to win.
9. Welcome all high school athletes. Practice for high school
athletes is: all males and female middle distance runners @ 6pm, all
female sprinters at 6:30pm, and all field events check w/ your field
10. All fee's for high school athletes must be paid by Thurs.
6/7/18. You can pay in person from 5:30-7pm on Tues and Thurs or on
line anytime @ St.
Louis Blues Track Club go to join and click it, then go to the
bottom of the page and hit join again. Please, put in your athletes name
and full date of birth. Please, also make sure to complete an app and send
a copy of the birth certificate or drivers license
to our email email@example.com.
11. Anyone with an outstanding balance please, see Heidi TODAY.
12. If we have anyone who is not participating in the meet on 6/16-6/17, please, let me know today.
13. We have an opportunity to give back to Mo. School for the
Blind. We use their facility for our indoor practice season and they
will have a camp for special needs kids Monday, July 9th-Thurs, July
12th from 8am-12pm.
We are asking for volunteers for (athletes 13yrs or older) and
parents to assist the special needs athletes. You can volunteer for one
or more days. We would love for our Blues family to help give back to
the same organization that gives to us so freely.
If interested I will need you to complete a background check today,
tomorrow, or Thurs.
May 29, 2018
1. Meet this week: Mo Elite-reminder
meet is Saturday, @ U-city high school, all events start at 8:00 am (time is updated) 2. Parents
please, make sure we don’t leave if there is a rain delay. 3. If you have
to leave for illness or other reason please, speak w/ your coach and inform them
prior to leaving. 4. If we have
any new parents that have not turned in paperwork or made payments please, see
Heidi or Tara. 5. If anyone
has a balance please, make sure to take care of that today. 6. Parents a
lot of our younger athletes are coming to meets without enough food or water to
last them throughout the day. Please, make sure we are providing all
athletes with adequate food and water for the meet. 7. Athletes
need to be hydrating between events. Parents please, pay attention to the
group text so you will be able to inform athletes of warm up location and time. 8. Junior
Olympics UPDATE: Newest Info-This year the top 6 in running events, field
events, and relays will advance to JO’s. Also the top 4 in multi’s will
advance to JO’s. 9. We will go
to Des Moines, Iowa-Drake Univ. The bus will leave Hanley Metro Link
station at 11:45pm on 7/28 and return on 8/4. Bus and Hotel cost is
$400. Parents if you are planning to travel please. book your hotels at this
time. If we have extra rooms or room on the bus we will offer it to
parents. If you are interested in either of these options please. put your
name on the waiting list w/ Heidi or Tara. If your athlete qualifies
there will be an additional entry fee usually around $48-$52. Remember
age brackets are only group together for 7/8, 15/16, 17/18, the other age
groups run based on the individual age. 10. Reminders: May 31st,
last day to get rock n jump tickets for $8. After then it will be $10 and
remember this is a family affair so bring out friends and family. June 18th
at 6pm. 11. June 5th is picture
day. Packages can be purchased up and through 6/4/18 at the fundraising table
or on line. Please, have all athletes dress out even if you are not going to
purchase a package so they will be in the team photo. 12. June 14th last dine out
for this season at Big Boyz Burgers and more from 6-9pm flyers at fundraising table. 13. June 22nd BYOB adults
only event. Food and DJ provided, tickets $20 and if you sell any tickets
we will also give you a $2 credit on your athletes account. Tickets
can be purchased at the fundraising table. 14. Back pack orders will go in May 31st.
You can purchase them at the fundraising table. 15. Next fundraiser will be Imo’s and
flavored pickles. This will start the 2nd week of June. 16. We are done selling spikes/shoes
for the season. If you have spikes you must pick them up by 7pm on Thurs.
5/31/18 or they will be donated. If we keep any and store them for next
season they will become property of The Blues.
May 22, 2018 1.
Our meet this week-Ultimate Speed Academy, Liberty High School,
2275 Sommers Rd., Lake St. Louis, MO 63367. Field Events and running
events start at 8:30am. Parents remember if it rains we are likely
to be on a delay, we will announce if the meet gets cancelled. 2. Rock
and Jump, 6/18/18, tickets are $8 thru 5/31 and $10 afterwards. This a friends
and family event so come out and enjoy bonding time.
next fundraiser will be Imo’s Pizza and flavored pickles, both start on
4. June 5th
is picture day, each picture package comes w/ a team picture so please make
sure all athletes are in uniform even if you are not planning to purchase a
pkg. You can purchase pkg.’s thru 6/4/18.
5. June 14th
is our last Dine out w/ the Blues for this season. It will be at Big Boyz
Burgers and more 6-9pm flyers and menus are at fundraising table. 6. June 17th
we will have a Father’s Day Hospitality Tent wristbands are $5 and they can be
purchased at the fundraising table and we are asking Blues women to volunteer
and work the tent for a 2 hour shift.
7. June 22nd
end of the year “We Bleed Blue Style BYOB for adults only. Food and DJ
provided and tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the fundraising
table. If parents want to help sell BYOB tickets (mini fundraiser) $2 off
of each ticket you sell will be credited to your athlete.
bag orders will go in May 31st, they are $21 at the fundraising
orders will be back on Thursday, May 24, 2018 during practice. Please be
prepared to pick up your order.
10. The last day for spikes/tennis
to be sold at practice will be Thurs. May 31, 2017. If you would like
your shoes back please come and get them by next Thurs. I will donate
and/or store the remaining spikes. If I have to store spikes/tennis they
become the property of The Blues for next season and when they are sold money
will be donated to the club.
11. Please make sure all fees have
been pd. in full at this time. If you have not done this please see Heidi
12. Parents please let us know if
your athlete will not be participating in the USATF qualifying meet on
6/16-6/17. We have to begin the verification process for this meet and
would like to prioritize by getting athletes verified who will be competing in
this meet. Please inform Tara or Heidi if your athlete will not
participate. Please make sure you have submitted a birth certificate and
13. Parents please don’t park in
the fire lanes. Please also help us by picking up any trash that we see
in the bleachers, track, or at the facility.
14. Junior Olympics will be in Des
Moines, Iowa at Drake University, 7/29-8/4, Parents need to secure hotel
rooms. The team has secured a bus and rooms for the athletes and
coaches. If there is extra room(bus and hotel) we will offer it to the
parents. If a parent thinks they may be interested in this please see
Tara or Heidi to add your name to the waiting list. We will offer it to
people on the list on a first come, first serve basis. The team will depart
from the Hanley Metro Link Station on Sat. 7/28 at 11:45pm and will return to
Sat. 8/4 at the conclusion of the meet. The cost of the trip is $400 (per
person and this covers bus and hotel). We are working to get this amount
down and if we are able to do that we will pass that savings on to the
athletes. You can locate the link for all Junior Olympic info on our
website. Junior Olympic link: www.aaujrogames.org.
May 15, 2018 Anyone who
owes fee’s please see Tara or Heidi today.
did the popcorn fundraiser, the order will be back on Thurs. 5/24/18 during
practice. Please be prepared to pick up items.
this week is sponsored by PALS. It will be held at CRCP. Field
Events start at 8am and Running at 8:30.
only 2 weeks left to purchase Rock and Jump tickets for $8, until
5/31/18. After that they will be $10. This is our bonding fun night
please bring kids, adults, and family. You can purchase tickets at the
fundraising table. It is June 18th.
June 5th is picture day, purchase packets at the fundraising table or view
on line and pay at the fundraising table. Even if you don’t plan to
purchase a packet we still want all athletes in uniform for the team picture.
June 14th is our last Dine Out for the season. It will be at Big Boyz
Burgers and More from 6pm-9pm on June 14th. Flyers and menus will be at
the fundraising table soon.
We have an
end of the regular season BYOB “we bleed blue style” for the adults only.
It is 6/22/18 from 7pm-midnight. Tickets go on sale next week, $20, and
we will have food and a DJ.
fundraiser is Imo’s pizza, stay tuned for the start date.
travel to Des Moines, Iowa this year for JO. If you haven’t booked your
room please go to aauathletics.org
and then to junior Olympics and take a look at the schedule, hotels, etc.
Please decide if you want your child on a relay and if not please let the coach
know so that we can begin preparing for the qualifying meet.
the final decisions on who will run on the relays. Please remember we
take into account various things when deciding who is best for each
relay: attitude, reliability, consistent practices, behavior, and speed.
your continued support and I will continue to share info on JO as we get closer
to the qualifying meet.
May 8, 2018
THANK YOU, THANK YOU all for your volunteer services and the donations that
were brought in for the meet. We truly appreciate our parents,
volunteers, and athletes!!
Next meet is
Sunday, Mother’s Day at U-City HS. The address is 7401 Balson Ave 63130
starts at 7:30am
events start at 8:30am
events start at 9:00am
This a small
club so it may run long however, we ask that if you see the event being ran and
they are waiting on help to arrive please, offer to help even if it is just for
a short period of time. Please, don’t sit and complain. Of course
we “Bleed Blue” but we are all a track family and remember this is all about
Fundraiser $5 wristbands will be sold at the fundraising table through Thursday.
The wrist band will give unlimited access to the Mother’s Day tent this
Sunday. There will be food and drinks in the tent, raffle ticket drawing
for gift baskets and mom’s will be served by our dad’s from our track
family. You will not be able to purchase wristbands on Sunday.
orders are due today 5/7/18, cash only.
back packs can be picked up today as well as those who pre-ordered them.
can be ordered for $21 at the fundraising table next order will go in on
is 6/5/18, pick up packets at the fundraising table or look at on line.
Jump w/ the Blues indoor trampoline park on 6/18/18 at 6pm youth and
adults. Tickets $8 before 5/31 and $10 after 5/31.
May 8, 2018
All fees should be paid in full at this time. If you have questions, please see Tara or
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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).
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.
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.
Fundraising table is open 5:30pm-6:45pm:
TJ’s fundraiser order will be here for pick up
4/19/18 (Thurs.), please be here to pick up at 6:00pm.
Hoodies will be in on 4/26/18 and can be picked
up from the fundraising table.
$5 snack fundraiser will be back for pick up on
4/26/18, please be here to pick up.
Our next fundraiser is popcorn, sheets are
located at the fundraiser table, due back 5/3/18.
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.
Our first meet is this Sunday, April 22nd @
Belleville West High School, 4063 Frank Scott Pkwy W, Belleville, IL 62223.
What to bring/pack:
Snacks (Water, Gatorade, Fruit, Luncheon Meat, Bread
(Only Mustard), Crackers (Cheez-Its), Veggies and Granola bars)
What to avoid:
Dairy Products (ALL)
Sweets (Cakes, Cookies, Pies, ETC.)
Sugary Drinks (Kool-aid Jammers, Capri-Sun,
What to eat the night before the meet:
Baked Chicken c.
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
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
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/
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!