FROM THE COACHES:
We hope that all athletes had a wonderful Spring Break!
We are really "in" the season now! Keep up the outstanding work!!
Thursday’s meet: We are looking forward to our meet at Juanita this week with Lake Washington.
Buses will leave from the front of the school
Thursday at 3:05 p.m. Athletes need to be in uniform and be prepared for all weather conditions.
Under no circumstances are athletes permitted to drive their own vehicles to league meets. But athletes may leave with a parent after meets are over by signing out with Coaches Twombley or Hill.
Coach Amy requests you like MI Track & Field on Facebook.
ONGOING PRACTICE SCHEDULE: Every day after school from 3:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Please make sure to always communicate any attendance conflicts with coaches.
TEAM BONDING ACTIVITY 4/18: We will be having a team bonding activity on Friday 4/18 at K1 Speed in Bellevue.
We will have pizza and drinks for the athletes.
Buses will leave the MIHS at 6:15 p.m. and return at 9:00 p.m.
Please bring $15 cash or check made out to MIHS ASB ASAP to Coach Hill to reserve your spot!
Please print out, sign and have a parent or guardian sign the waiver. Click: WAIVER
It is required for you to participate.
Coaches' contact information:
Chris Twombley 206-892-8243/ Chris.Twombley@mercerislandschools.org
· Chris Twombley -Co- Head Coach/Throws
· Erica Hill- Co- Head Coach/Distance
· Sam Gadbury- Sprints/Relays
· Amy Wolff- Hurdles
· Nicole Nelson- Jumps
· Bryce Borer- Pole Vault
· Will Reece- Throws
· Juli Frederich- Sprints
· Daniel Gronfein- Distance
· Lynne Tempest- Middle Distance
· Roy Newton- Javelin
To view, download, or upload photos, go to this page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/53763717@N08/
The screen name is: MIHS XC & Track/Field Photos & Videos.
The user name on the account is: email@example.com
The password is: gomi2010
More Photos by Annie Vu - 2014 Track and Field
Photos – Bellevue Jamboree 3/22/2014
Huge apologies to all athletes who were moving so fast that the camera missed them.Thanks to photographers Travis Gallatin and Brian Mayer.
CURRENT VOLUNTEER NEEDS
You Are Invited - to Volunteer! Don't worry if you don't know much about track and field. We will show you what to do. And as a volunteer, you get a front row seat for the meet. We need people for home meets at MIHS on Thursday, March 27th, Thursday, May 1st and Thursday, May 8th. You can sign up for various volunteer jobs for any or all of the meets at: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E0849ACA92AA13-20142. We very much need your help. Thanks a ton!
FROM THE ATHLETIC OFFICE: Parent/Student surveys.
Your thoughts on athlete training topics are requested.
Parents - https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TLPZWBY
Students - https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TVJFLW8
Mark you calendars
Like being apart of the action??
Volunteers needed for all HOME meets
“If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.”
- Michelangelo, Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer.
THANK YOU to our DONARS
On behalf of the MI XC and Track Club, thank you to the following individuals for your generous donations supporting the track athletes and coaches:
David and Hilary Benson
Greg and Stacy Bjarnason
Nick and Kami Bohlinger
Mike Gallatin and Brenda Sandmaier
Eric and Ivy Jaecks
Bob and Sarah Lesko
Stephen and Karin Lovejoy
William and Roblyn Rall
Toby Suhm and Susan Swartz
Trinh and Ky Truong
Steve Weltyk and Rene Stratton
The Mercer Island XC and Track Club, (registered as a Washington State non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization) subsidizes the costs of track and field during the spring season and needs your support! This year the club helped purchase new uniforms and upgraded the timing system to the fully electronic gold standard. In addition, the club provides scholarships for athletes in need, defrays the costs of invitational meets, supports the youth programs, provides funds for the end of season banquet and coaches’ gifts and supplements the district for additional coaching salaries. We encourage families to consider the levels of giving listed below, but emphasize that any gift is greatly appreciated.
Please make checks payable to:
Mercer Island XC/Track Club
Mail to: PO Box 1531 , Mercer Island, WA 98040
Thank you for supporting MIHS Track and Field athletes!