There is a track & field meeting Wednesday February 19th at lunch in the Main Gym.
This is an informational meeting for any students interested in joining the JO Track & Field team this year. Please visit the track & field static page on this blog for more detailed information regarding dates, meets, forms, fee etc.
Track & Field members….here’s your Spring Break Training (sorry for the delay): track training – spring break 2019
It’s separated by sprinters and middle distance. Don’t worry if you can’t do it all. Even if you can try 2 workouts a week, it’ll help keep you in tuned.
First meet is Wednesday April 3rd (day 1)! Events: 1500, 400, Girls Javelin, Girls Discuss, Boys Shot Put, Boys High Jump, Girls & Boys Long Jump. See league meet schedule on the track & field page for approximate times.
We will have a quick team meeting in the main gym at lunch, Monday, April 1st. This is important as I need to know which athletes are attending the Wednesday meet. Boys HJ practice will run right after. Will do Long Jump and starts practice April 1st, after school.
Track & Field Team members – here’s the most recent p 2019 Practice Days & Times:
Running & Relays: Day 1’s after school
High Jump – Day 1 (lunch); Long & Triple Jump – Wed & Thurs after school;
Throws – Day 2 (lunch), then after Spring Break Day 2 (lunch) AND after school Tues & Thurs;
Please get your Athletic Commitment & Medical forms & fees into Ms. Matheson before the start of Spring Break (by March 14th)
Track & Field – there will be another meeting Thursday at lunch. We will be going over practice days/times, meet schedules and a few more items. Please arrive right away (bring your lunch) so we can get started.
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If you are interested in joining the John Oliver Track & Field team this year, please sign up outside the Main Gym. We will have our first meeting for anyone interested at lunch Tuesday, February 26th in the Main Gym (*last Friday’s meeting was postponed).
Note you are able to compete in Track & Field AND another spring sport with permission from coaches of both those teams.
You can choose your events: throws, jumps, sprints, distance.
See the Track & Field page on this blog for forms (I’ll be handing hard copies of these out at the meeting Wednesday).
Track & Field Team Members, click on these links for the updated prelims and city finals schedules:
2018 Preliminaries Schedule Final Copy
2018 City Finals Schedule Final Copy
Here the John Oliver Entries. Please make sure you are in the correct event:
JO Prelims Entries
There is a team meeting Tuesday, May 1st at lunch in the South Gym. This is MANDATORY if you want to compete at the prelims. You must attend!
JO Track Team, please click on this link for the spring and distance workouts over the break: track-training-spring-break-2018
Also, the first meet is Wednesday, April 4th (day 2) at Point Grey Secondary. Events include: 1500m, 400m, Girls Javelin, Girls Discus, Boys Shot Put, Boys High Jump and both Boys and Girls Long Jump. Early Dismissals (leave at 2:35) for all field event athletes will be submitted to teachers the day before.
Note, there will be and a quick team meeting and a high jump practice Tuesday, April 3rd at lunch in the South Gym.
If you would like to be a member of the JO Track & Field team, please visit the Track & Field page above or see Ms. Matheson in the south gym for more info. No experience is needed and we don’t cut athletes so everyone can participate (as long as you come to practice and maintain your standing academically in your classes). You can also choose whether you want to run, jump or throw (or do a combo of these).
A tentative meet schedule is posted on the T&F page.
First light practice is Thursday, March 1st after school (we have gym space if weather is really bad). I’ll post the weekly schedules on this blog each Sunday night.
All commitment & medical forms MUST be handed in to Ms. Matheson by Thursday March 15th. If you are a playing on another JO team this season, you can also compete in T&F. You do not pay the T&F athletic fee of $50. You just have to pay the fee of your other sport (to the other sponsor).
Congratulations to grade 10 JO student Gurleen B. who placed 2nd in the junior girls’ discus at the BC High School Track & Field Championships last weekend!!!