This calendar will be used only to reflect changes to our regular practice schedule.  The regular practice schedule (on regular school days) for Spring Track & Field is Monday through Friday, 3:10 PM - 5:10 PM.  These practices will not be shown on the calendar.  Saturday practices as announced.  No news means no change.    

Please check your e-mail for time-sensitive information regarding our team banquet.  If you did not get this e-mail, please let me know:  tmccartan@stmarkshs.net  The banquet is scheduled for Tuesday, May 31 at 6:00 PM in the school cafeteria.  All team members and their families are invited.  Please see e-mail for more information.

Track closing is scheduled for Friday, May 27 at 12:00 Noon.  This is an updated date and time.  This is when we put all our equipment away, which can be accomplished in as little as half an hour if everyone pitches in.  All team members are asked to come and help.  THANK YOU!

The pre-summer XC meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 2 from 3:00 - 3:30 in Room 345.  Captains will be introduced and summer training discussed, including information on 300 Mile Club.  Plan now to attend this meeting.  All returning team members are challenged to bring one new recruit to the meeting.  Anyone interested in being considered for XC Captain must let Coach McCartan know by 12:00 Noon, Friday, May 27.  You may see me, e-mail me, or text me indicating you would like to be considered.  Criteria:  Captains must be a junior or a senior, must have completed at least one season of Saint Mark's XC, and must have demonstrated leadership ability.  They must also be willing and able to commit to regular summer captains' runs.

Uniform return:  Uniforms are due no later than 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, June 1.  Please read, understand, and follow these instructions EXACTLY:
  1. WASH your uniform.
  2. BAG your uniform - do not return loose uniform pieces.  Freezer bags work nicely.  
  3. LABEL the uniform with your name either in or on the bag.  Freezer bags work nicely for this as well.  If you don't identify the uniform, you didn't return it.
  4. DELIVER the uniform to my desk in the Math Office, Room 362.  My desk is toward the left rear corner of the room and has my name on it, as well as other identifying characteristics.  DO NOT PUT THE UNIFORM ANYWHERE OTHER THAN ON MY DESK IN ROOM 362.  DO NOT PUT IT UNDER MY DESK.  DO NOT PUT IT ON MY CHAIR.  DO NOT GIVE IT TO SOMEONE ELSE TO GIVE TO ME.  DO NOT BRING IT TO EMMAUS.  DO NOT BRING IT TO THE TRACK CLOSING.  DO NOT BRING IT TO THE BANQUET.  DO NOT TRY TO HAND IT TO ME AT ANY TIME, AT ANY PLACE.  IN ALL THE PLACES IN ALL OF THE UNIVERSE, THERE IS ONE PLACE WHERE YOU CAN RETURN THE UNIFORM:  THE SURFACE OF MY DESK IN ROOM 362.
  5. Read these instructions again.

State Track & Field Banquet:  Monday, June 6.  Honors All-State and All-County athletes.  More details soon.