NAXC 2022 General Information Sheet

Weekly Athletic Schedule with bus times and meet locations

Away Meet Information, T-Shirt Order Form (coming this fall)

Tentative 2022 Cross Country Schedule…

DateTimeOpponent/Location
Wed, 8/31/20223:30pm@ Hampton
at Hartwood Acres Park »
Wed, 9/7/20224:00pm@ Seneca Valley
at Seneca Valley High School »
Wed, 9/14/20224:15pmNORTH HILLS
at Marshall Middle School »
Sat, 9/17/202212:00pm@ Boardman Invitational
at Boardman High School »
Wed, 9/21/20224:15pmBUTLER
at Marshall Middle School »
Mon, 9/26/20224:15pmMARS
at Marshall Middle School »
Wed, 9/28/20224:15pmFOX CHAPEL WITH SHALER
at Marshall Middle School »
Wed, 10/5/20223:30pm@ Pine-Richland
at Pine-Richland Middle School »
Sat, 10/8/202210:00am@ Slippery Rock Invitational
at Lawrence County Fairgrounds »
Tue, 10/11/20224:15pmNORTH ALLEGHENY INVITATIONAL
at Marshall Middle School »

2021 Season

Announcements for the week of 10/18 – 10/22/2021

End-of-season Party:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 20 at MMS.  We will utilize the outdoor classroom/pavilion and possibly the auditorium and cafeteria as we have in the past.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.   Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:00.  We will have one last fun run on the course at 4:00. All who care to may join in the run. Pizza will be served at 4:30, and the awards presentation will begin at about 5:15 or 5:30. 

Announcements for the week of 10/11 – 10/15/2021

Practice this week Monday, 3:30-4:45 at MMS.  Thursday, 3:30-5:15. We will collect uniforms on Thursday. No practice on Wednesday or Friday

Meet this week = Tuesday, Oct. 12 – North Allegheny Invitational.  Race Times:  Girls’ Select = 4:15, Boys’ Select = 4:40, Girls’ Open = 5:05, Boys’ Open = 5:30.  Awards immediately following

End-of-season Party – Early Announcement:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 20 at MMS.  We will utilize the outdoor classroom/pavilion as we have in the past.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.   Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:00/7:30.  Pizza will be served at 4:45 and the awards presentation will begin at about 5:30 or 6:00.  We will have one last fun run on the course at 4:00 as well.  All who care to may join in the run.

Announcements for the week of 10/4 – 10/8/2021

Practice this week Tuesday, 3:30-4:45 at MMS.  Thursday, 3:30-5:15. No practice on Friday

Three Meets this week = Monday, Oct. 4 at Butler @ 4:00 PM. Buses = CMS – 1:30, IMS – 1:45, MMS – 2:00. We will return to MMS after the meet by approximately 5:50-6:20. Wednesday, Oct. 6 at Home @ 4:15 PM. Lastly, Saturday, Oct. 9 at Lawrence County Fairgrounds (Bill Lennox Invitational Buses = MMS – 7:00 AM, We will return to MMS after the meet by approximately 12:30-1:00. Directions to the meet are here: http://lawrencecountyfair.com/info-resources/directions/

Meet next week = Tuesday, Oct. 12 – North Allegheny Invitational.  Race Times:  Girls’ Select = 4:15, Boys’ Select = 4:40, Girls’ Open = 5:05, Boys’ Open = 5:30.  Awards immediately following

End-of-season Party – Early Announcement:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 20 at MMS.  We will utilize the outdoor classroom/pavilion as we have in the past.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.   Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:00/7:30.  Pizza will be served at 4:45 and the awards presentation will begin at about 5:30 or 6:00.  We will have one last fun run on the course at 4:00 as well.  All who care to may join in the run.

Announcements for the week of 9/27 – 10/1/2021

Practice this week Monday-Friday 3:30-5:15 at MMS.  

Meets this week = Monday, Sept. 27 at Mars @ 3:30 PM. Buses = CMS – 1:30, IMS – 1:45, MMS – 2:00. We will return to MMS after the meet by approximately 5:30-6:00. Wednesday, Sept. 29 at Fox Chapel (Hartwood Acres near ampitheatre on Middle Road) @ 3:30 PM. Buses = MMS – 1:30, IMS – 1:45, CMS – 2:00. We will return to MMS after the meet by approximately 5:30-6:00.

Announcements for the week of 9/20 – 9/24/2021

Practice this week Monday-Friday 3:30-5:15 at MMS.  

Meet this week = Wednesday, Sept. 22 at Butler (high school campus) @ 4:00 PM. Buses = CMS – 1:30, IMS – 1:45, MMS – 2:00. We will return to MMS after the meet by approximately 6:15-6:45.

Announcements for the week of 9/13 – 9/17/2021

Practice this week Monday-Friday 3:30-5:15 at MMS.  

Meet this week = Wednesday, Sept. 10 at North Hills (North Park – Pie Traynor) @ 4:00 PM. Buses = MMS – 2:15, IMS – 2:30, CMS – 2:45. We will return to MMS after the meet by approximately 5:30-5:45.

Picture day this Tuesday, Sept. 14. Athletes should have forms and payment ready in the envelope on that day and jerseys for the photo.

T-shirt order forms are due on Friday, Sept. 17

Announcements for the week of 9/6 – 9/10/2021

Practice this week Tuesday-Thursday 3:30-5:15 at MMS.  

Meet this week = Wednesday, Sept. 3 at Home (MMS) vs. Seneca Valley @ 4:15 PM

Coming up: Picture day next week, Tuesday, Sept. 14. Please have forms and payment ready in the envelope on that day.

Announcements for the week of 8/30 – 9/3/2021

Practice this week Monday-Thursday 3:30-5:15 at MMS. 

 Meet this week =  Friday, Sept. 3 at Home (MMS) vs. Hampton @ 4:15 PM

Announcements for the week of 8/23-8/27/2021

No practice on Monday, 8/23. Otherwise practice as normal at MMS 3:30-5:15 Tuesday-Friday.

Announcements for the week of 8/16-8/20/2021

Welcome back.  Practice this week Wednesday through Friday 3:30-5:15 PM at MMS.  Meet at the circle at the gym/flag pole end of the building.  Please bring water and wear running attire and wristwatch.  All paperwork must be completed and turned in to the athletic office in advance of practice in order to participate.  Any athlete who has not been cleared by the office will not be able to take part.  We will hand out THIS document on the first day.

2020 Season

Announcements for the week of 10/5-10/9/2020

Meets on Monday and Wednesday this week, plus a final intrasquad meet on Friday to close out the year. Details below.

Practice times will be as normal on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

T-shirts will hopefully be here on Tuesday.

For anyone who received a uniform: All jerseys should be handed in on Thursday or Friday.

Monday vs. Mars at Home at 4/4:15

Wednesday vs. Pine-Richland at P-R at 3:30

[PINE RICHLAND] Pine Richland Middle School, Side Field, 100 Logan Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044pick-up: CMS @ 1:45 pm, IMS @ 2:00 pm, MMS @ 2:15 pm

Announcements for the week of 9/28-10/2/2020

Regular practice this week except for Wednesday – meet at Shaler. If you did not get a shirt order form in last week, we ordered some extra, so there is still time to get one.

Wednesday at Shaler with Fox Chapel at 3:30

[SHALER & FOX CHAPEL] Shaler High School – Anderson Field, 381 Wible Run Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15209pick-up at MMS @ 1:45 pm, IMS @ 2:00 pm, CMS @ 2:15 pm

Announcements for the week of 9/21-9/25/2020

Big week this week. Meets M, W, F and an intrasquad race on Thursday for those interested. Dates, locations, meet times and bus times are indicated below.

Monday at Seneca Valley at 4:00.

[SENECA VALLEY] Seneca Valley High School, 128 Seneca School Road, Harmony, PA 16037CMS @ 2:15 pm, IMS @ 2:30 pm, MMS @2:45 pm – 2 buses

Wednesday at home against Butler starting at 4:00/4:15 or so – 4 races, the same as last week

Friday at Hampton at 3:30.

[HAMPTON] Hartwood Acres Park, 200 Hartwood Acres, Pittsburgh, PA 15238MMS @ 1:45 pm, IMS @ 2:00 pm, CMS @ 2:15 pm 2 buses

Please make sure to get t-shirt order forms in by Thursday.

Announcements for the week of 9/14-9/18/2020

Practice this week as per normal until 5:15 at MMS.

We will have our first meet this week on Wednesday against North Hills. There will be four races:

top 12 girls at 4/4:15

the top 12 boys immediately thereafter

the next 12 girls immediately after the boys

and the next 12 boys right after the girls.

Up to 150 spectators are permitted at the meet, but we ask that they try not to congregate too tightly at the finish. Athletes who are not competing are requested to go home on their respective buses and rest up in preparation for their race the next day.

On Thursday we will hold an intrasquad meet for those who do not race on Wednesday.

Announcements for the week of 9/7-9/11/2020

No Practice on Labor Day, Monday, 9/7. Normal after-school practice until 5:15 at MMS the rest of the week. Remember, athletes can ride the shuttle bus from their respective school even when they are coming from home. The bus from IMS is #3, from CMS #96.

Announcements for the week of 8/31-9/4/2020

Practice this week is slightly different than the original schedule. Monday = 8:15-10:00 AM, Tues-Thurs = 3:30-5:15, Friday = 8:15-10:00 AM for our time trial. Next week there will be no practice on Monday, Labor Day. We will resume with 3:30-5:15 practices from the first day of school on.

Announcements for the week of 8/24-8/28/2020

We will have our first week of regular practice this week. Monday-Friday 8:15-10:00 AM at MMS. Please arrive with a signed waiver form, a water bottle, and a mask – and a positive attitude. All paperwork must be completed and turned in to the athletic office in advance of practice in order to participate. Any athlete who does not have a signed waiver form or has not been cleared by the office will not be able to take part.

Announcements for the week of 8/17-8/21/2020

Welcome back. We will have our first preconditioning voluntary practice on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 8:15-10:00 AM at MMS. All athletes should bring their own water bottle and wear a mask, though they may take the mask off during the workout. We will maintain social distance as best we can and practice in pods.

The actual start date for the season has been transferred to Monday, August 24.  All pre-participation requirements must be fulfilled and checked off by the athletic office in order to participate on that day and forward.  We will practice 8:15-10:00 AM at MMS.

Here is the updated preseason information form (although the schedule has yet to be changed therein.)  Please register on the Remind App to get real-time updates.

Announcements for the week of 8/10-8/14/2020

Welcome back. We will have our first preconditioning voluntary practice on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 8:15-10:00 AM at MMS. All athletes should bring their own water bottle and wear a mask, though they may take the mask off during the workout. We will maintain social distance as best we can and practice in pods.

The actual start date for the season has been transferred to Monday, August 24.  All pre-participation requirements must be fulfilled and checked off by the athletic office in order to participate on that day and forward.  We will practice 8:15-10:00 AM at MMS.

Here is the updated preseason information form (although the schedule has yet to be changed therein.)  Please register on the Remind App to get real-time updates.

2019 Season

Announcements for the week of 10/7-10/11/2019 

Meets this week (and this Saturday) …

Tuesday, Oct. 8 – North Allegheny Invitational.  Race Times:  Girls’ Select = 4:15, Boys’ Select = 4:40, Girls’ Open = 5:05, Boys’ Open = 5:30.  Awards immediately following

Saturday, Oct. 12 at Bill Lennox Invitational (Lawrence County Fair) @ 10:00 AM.  Buses:  MMS = 7:15 AM.  Return to MMS approx 12:30-1:00  Information concerning this meet (race times, directions):  https://pa.milesplit.com/meets/343336/info#.XZ8xRkZKg2x

More information here:  https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/rockathletics.com/documents/2019/6/9/2019_Bill_Lennox_XC_Info.pdf

Practice changes for this week…

Monday, 10/7, Practice = 3:30-4:30

No Practice on Friday

  End-of-season Party – Early Announcement:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Tuesday, Oct 15 at MMS.  We have reserved the cafeteria, the gymnasium and the auditorium for this purpose.  If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we have in the past.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.   Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:00/7:30.  Pizza will be served at 4:45 and the awards presentation will begin at about 5:30 or 6:00.  We will have one last fun run on the course at 4:00 as well.  All who care to may join in the run.

Announcements for the week of 9/30 – 10/4/2019

Two meets this week…   Meets this week =  Tuesday, Oct. 1 at home vs. Butler and Friday, Oct. 4 at home vs. Fox Chapel.  Girls will run at approx. 4:00-4:15 and the boys immediately thereafter.

 End-of-season Party – Early Announcement:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Tuesday, Oct 15 at MMS.  We have reserved the cafeteria, the gymnasium and the auditorium for this purpose.  If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we have in the past.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.   Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:00/7:30.  Pizza will be served at 4:45 and the awards presentation will begin at about 5:30 or 6:00.  We will have one last fun run on the course at 4:00 as well.  All who care to may join in the run.

Announcements for the week of 9/23-9/27/2019

Two meets this week.  No other announcements. Meet this week =  Monday, Sept. 23 at Hampton (Hartwood Acres along Middle Road near amphthteatre) at 3:30.  Buses:  MMS = 1:45, IMS = 2:00, CMS = 2:15.  Thursday, Sept. 19 at home vs. Shaler and Mars.  Girls will run at approx. 4:00-4:15 and the boys immediately thereafter.

Announcements for the week of 9/16-9/20/2019

Please bring shirt order forms if you have not done so and you would like one. Meet this week =  Thursday, Sept. 19 at home vs. Seneca Valley.  Girls will run at approx. 4:00-4:15 and the boys immediately thereafter.

Announcements for the week of 9/9-9/13/2019

Picture day is Tuesday, 9/10.  Please bring forms (if ordering pictures) and jersey to practice. Meet this week =  Wednesday, Sept. 11 at home vs. North Hills.  Girls will run at approx. 4:00-4:15 and the boys immediately thereafter.

Announcements for the week of 9/2-9/6/2019

Practice this week Tuesday-Thursday 3:30-5:15 at MMS.  Meet this week =  Friday, Sept. 6 at Pine-Richland with Avonworth @ 4:00 PM.  Location = Chatham Eden Hall Campus 6035 Ridge Rd, Gibsonia, PA 15044.  Buses:  CMS = 2:15, IMS = 2:30, MMS = 2:45.  Return to MMS approx 5:30-6:00.

Announcements for the week of 8/26-8/30/2019

Practice this week Monday 3:30-5:15, Wednesday through Friday 3:30-5:15 PM at MMS.  No practice on Tuesday, the first day of school.

Announcements for the week of 8/19-8/23/2019

Practice this week Monday 8:00-9:45 AM, Tuesday through Friday 3:30-5:15 PM at MMS.  Meet at the circle at the gym/flag pole end of the building.  Please bring water and wear running attire and wristwatch.    

Announcements for the week of 8/12-8/16/2019

Welcome back.  Practice this week Wednesday through Friday 8:00-9:45 AM at MMS.  Meet at the circle at the gym/flag pole end of the building.  Please bring water and wear running attire and wristwatch.  All paperwork must be completed and turned in to the athletic office in advance of practice in order to participate.  Any athlete who has not been cleared by the office will not be able to take part. 

2018 Season

Announcements for the week of 10/8-10/12/2018 

Meets this week (and this Saturday) …

Saturday, Oct. 6 at Bill Lennox Invitational (Lawrence County Fair) @ 10:00 AM.  Buses:  MMS = 7:00 AM.  Return to MMS approx 12:30-1:00

Tuesday, Oct. 9 – North Allegheny Invitational.  Buses:  CMS and IMS = 2:30 PM.  Race Times:  Girls’ Select = 4:00, Boys’ Select = 4:25, Girls’ Open = 4:50, Boys’ Open = 5:15.  Awards immediately following

Monday, 10/8, Practice = 3:30-4:30

Last Practice is Wednesday, 10/10, normal times.  Please bring in laundered jersey on this day.

End-of-season Party – Early Announcement:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 17 at MMS.  We have reserved the cafeteria, the gymnasium and athe uditorium for this purpose.  If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we have in the past.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.   Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:00/7:30.  Pizza will be served at 4:45 and the awards presentation will begin at about 5:30 or 6:00.  We will likely have one last fun run on the course at 4:00 as well.  All who care to may join in the run.

Announcements for the week of 10/1-10/6/2018 

Meets this week …

Monday, Oct. 1 at Butler @ 4:00PM.  Buses:  CMS = 1:55, IMS = 2:00, MMS = 2:15.  Return to MMS approx. 6:15-6:45

Wednesday, Oct. 3 at Fox Chapel with Knoch @ 4:00 PM (Hartwood Acres).  Buses:  MMS = 1:55, IMS = 2:00, CMS = 2:15.  Return to MMS approx 6:00-6:15

Saturday, Oct. 6 at Bill Lennox Invitational (Lawrence County Fairgrounds) @ 10:00 AM.  Buses:  MMS = 7:00 AM.  Return to MMS approx 12:30-1:00Practices this week:  Tuesday until 4:45.  No practice on Friday.   End-of-season Party – Early Announcement:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 17 at MMS.  We have reserved the cafeteria, the gymnasium and athe uditorium for this purpose.  If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we have in the past.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.   Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:00/7:30.  Pizza will be served at 4:45 and the awards presentation will begin at about 5:30 or 6:00.  We will likely have one last fun run on the course at 4:00 as well.  All who care to may join in the run.

Announcements for the week of 9/24-9/28/2018

Meet this week =  Wednesday, Sept. 26 at Shaler with Mars @ 4:00 PM.  Buses:  MMS = 2:25, IMS = 2:30, CMS = 2:45.  Return to MMS approx 6:00-6:15

Announcements for the week of 9/17-9/21/2018

Meet this week =  Thursday, Sept. 20 at Seneca Valley @ 4:00 PM.  Buses:  CMS = 2:15, IMS = 2:20, CMS = 2:30.  Return to MMS approx 6:00-6:30

Announcements for the week of 9/10-9/14/2018

Meet this week =  Wednesday, Sept. 12 at North Park (Pie Traynor) vs. North Hills and Hampton @ 4:00 PM.  Buses:  MMS = 2:25, IMS = 2:30, CMS = 2:45.  Return to MMS approx 6:00-6:30

Picture Day is next Tuesday, Sept. 11

Shirt order form is due on Thursday, Sept. 13

Announcements for the week of 9/3-9/7/2018

No practice on Labor Day.

Meet this week =  Friday, Sept. 7 at home vs. Pine-Richland and Avonworth @ 4:00 PM.  

Picture Day is next Tuesday, Sept. 11

Shirt order form is due on Thursday, Sept. 13

Please note change in schedule – Bill Lennox Invitational (10/6) takes the place of the Mack Cooper Invitational (10/13)

Announcements for the week of 8/27-8/31/2018

Practice this week M-F 3:30-5:15.   

Announcements for the week of 8/20-8/24/2018

Practice this week M-W, F 3:30-5:15.  No practice on the first day of school.

Announcements for the week of 8/13-8/17/2018

Welcome back.  Practice this week Wednesday and Thursday 8:15-9:45 AM and Friday 3:30-5:15 at MMS.  Meet at the circle at the gym/flag pole end of the building.  Please bring water and wear running attire and wristwatch.  All paperwork must be completed and turned in to the athletic office in advance of practice in order to participate.  Any athlete who has not been cleared by the office will not be able to take part.    

2017 Season

Announcements for the week of 10/9-10/14/2017  Meets this week: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 3:45 at Home – NA Invitational.  Bus times:  CMS, IMS = 2:30.  Race times = Girls Select – 3:45; Boys Select – 4:10; Girls Open – 4:35, Boys Open – 5:00.Thursday, Oct. 12 at Fox Chapel with Knoch @ 3:30 PM.  Meet is at Hartwood Acres.  Bus leaves MMS – 1:40, IMS – 1:45, CMS – 2:00.  Expected return time is 5:15/5:30 Saturday, Oct. 14 at Mack Cooper Invitational at Cooper’s Lake (directions:  http://www.cooperslake.com/home/directions.php) @ 10:00 (girls) and 10:30 (boys).  Bus departs MMS at 7:15 AM and returns approx. 2:15-3:00 PM.  Practices this week:  Monday until 4:00.  Regular practice on Wednesday.  No practice on Friday   End-of-season Party – Early Announcement:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 18 at MMS.  We will reserve the cafeteria and hopefully the gymnasium and auditorium for this purpose.  If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we have in the past.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.   Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:00/7:30.  Pizza will be served at 4:45 and the awards presentation will begin at about 5:30 or 6:00.  We will likely have one last fun run on the course at 4:00 as well.  All who care to may join in the run.  Announcements for the week of 10/2-10/6/2017The Meet at Hartwood Thurs, 10/5 is postponed until Thurs, 10/12Meets this week =  Tuesday, Oct. 3 Home vs. Butler @ 4:00 PM.    Thursday, Oct. 5 at Fox Chapel with Knoch @ 3:30 PM.  Meet is at Hartwood Acres.  Bus leaves MMS – 1:40, IMS – 1:45, CMS – 2:00.  Expected return time is 5:15/5:30 End-of-season Party – Early Announcement:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 18 at MMS.  We will reserve the cafeteria and hopefully the gymnasium and auditorium for this purpose.  If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we have in the past.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.   Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:00/7:30.  Pizza will be served at 4:45 and the awards presentation will begin at about 5:30 or 6:00.  We will likely have one last fun run on the course at 4:00 as well.  All who care to may join in the run.  Announcements for the week of 9/25-9/29/2017Meet this week =  Tuesday, Sept. 26 at Shaler with Mars @ 3:30 PM.  Meet is at Hartwood Acres.  Bus leaves MMS – 2:05, IMS – 2:10, CMS – 2:20.  Expected return time is 5:30 Announcements for the week of 9/18-9/22/2017Meets this week =  Tuesday, Sept. 19 at Seneca Valley @ 4:00 PM.  Bus leaves CMS – 2:25, IMS – 2:30, MMS – 2:45.  Expected return time is 6:00/6:30.Friday, Sept. 22 at Fox Chapel Invitational.  Bus times:  MMS = 12:40, IMS = 12:45, CMS = 1:00.  Race times:  Girls 7th = 3:00, Boys 7th = 3:20, Girls 8th = 3:40, Boys 8th = 4:00.  Return to MMS hopefully 5:30-6:15 Announcements for the week of 9/11-9/15/2017Meet this week =  Wednesday, Sept. 13 at North Hills with Hampton @ 4:00 PM.  This meet is to be held at North Park at Pie Traynor unlike what was originally announced.  Bus leaves MMS – 2:25, IMS – 2:30, CMS – 2:45.  Expected return time is 6:00/6:30.Shirt Order Forms are due this week.  Team picture day is Tuesday, Sept. 12.  Athletes ordering pictures should bring the completed form and payment on Tuesday to practice.  Announcements for the week of 9/4-9/8/2017No Practice this week on Monday = Labor Day Meet this week =  Wednesday, Sept. 6 at home vs. Pine-Richland @ 4:00 PM.Shirt Order Forms will be out this week.  The file can be found above or you can get one from the coaches. Heads-up.  Team picture day will be on Tuesday, Sept. 12.  Order forms for this will be out soon also. Announcements for the week of 8/28-9/1/2017 Practice M-W, Th = 3:30-5:15.  Please note, we will NOT have practice on Thursday, the first day of school. Announcements for the week of 8/21-8/25/2017Practice this week: M-Th = 8:00-9:30 AM, F = 3:30-5:15 at MMS. Announcements for the week of 8/14-8/18/2017Welcome back.  Practice this week Wednesday through Friday 8:00-9:30 AM at MMS – meet at the circle at the gym/flag pole end of the building.  Please bring water and wear running attire and wristwatch.  All paperwork must be completed and turned in to the athletic office in advance of practice in order to participate.  Any athlete who has not been cleared by the office will not be able to take part.  

2016 Season

Announcements for the weeks of 10/10-10/21/2016 I forgot to update this week. Sorry.  Invitational has been and gone. No more cross country until the pizza party on Tuesday, October 18.  End-of-season Party:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Tuesday, Oct 18 at MMS.  We have reserved the cafeteria for this purpose.  If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we did last year.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.  Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:00/7:30.  Pizza will be served at 4:35 and the awards presentation will begin at about 5:30.  We will have one last fun run on the course at approximately 4:00 as well.  All who care to may join in the run. Announcements for the week of 10/3-10/7/2016Meet this week:  Tuesday at 4:00 at home with Butler.  Meet next week: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 3:45 at Home – NA Invitational.  Bus times:  CMS, IMS = 2:30.  Practice the day before the invitational is still to be determined. End-of-season Party:  We will hold our end-of-season party in the week of 10/17-10/21 (this date is also still to be determined) at MMS.  We will reserve the cafeteria and hopefully the gymnasium for this purpose.  If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we have in the past.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.  Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:30.  Pizza will be served at 4:45 and the awards presentation will begin at about 5:30 or 6:00.  We will likely have one last fun run on the course at some point as well.  All who care to may join in the run.  Announcements for the week of 9/26-9/30/2016 Meets this week:  Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Home vs. Pine-Richland @ 4:00 (Girls run first).  Saturday, Oct. 1 at Slippery Rock Invitational at Cooper’s Lake (directions:  http://www.cooperslake.com/home/directions.php) @ 10:00 (girls) and 10:30 (boys).  Bus departs MMS at 7:15 AM and returns approx. 12:15-1:00 PM. NO PRACTICE on Friday, Sept. 30 due to early meet on Saturday morning.  Announcements for the week of 9/19-9/23/2016 Meets This week:  Tuesday, Sept 20 at Seneca Valley @ 4:00 PM.  Bus leaves CMS – 2:00, IMS – 2:05, MMS – 2:20.  Approx. return to MMS = 6:00-6:30.  Friday at Hartwood Acres – Fox Chapel Invitational.  Bus times:  MMS = 1:10, IMS = 1:15, CMS = 1:30.  Race times:  Girls 7th = 3:00, Boys 7th = 3:20, Girls 8th = 3:40, Boys 8th = 4:00.  Return to MMS hopefully 5:30-6:15 Announcements for the week of 9/12-9/16/2016  Tuesday, Sept. 13 is team picture day.  All athletes should have their uniforms and those ordering pictures should have completed order forms on this day.Meet this week = Wednesday, Sept. 14 at North HIlls (Hartwood Acres along Middle Road) with Hampton @4:00 PM.   Bus leaves MMS – 2:10, IMS – 2:15, CMS – 2:30.  Approx. return to MMS = 6:00-6:30.Reminder – No meet on Sat. 9/17.  Slippery Rock has been rescheduled for Sat., Oct. 1.  Announcements for the week of 9/5-9/9/2016 No Practice this week on Monday = Labor Day Meet this week =  Wednesday, Sept. 7 at Knoch with Fox Chapel @ 4:00 PM.  Bus leaves CMS – 2:25, IMS – 2:30, MMS – 2:45.  Approx. return to MMS = 5:30-6:00Shirt Order Forms are due by this Friday, 9/9.  If you still need a form, the file can be found above or you can get one from the coaches.  Announcements for the week of 8/29-9/2/2016 Practice M-Th 3:30-5:15.  Please note, we will have practice on Thursday, the first day of school, so come to school prepared to change into running clothes.Uniforms will be handed out this week. Meet this week =  Friday, Sept. 2 at Mars with Shaler @ 3:30 or 4:00 PM.  Bus leaves CMS – 1:40, IMS – 1:45, MMS – 2:00.  Approx. return to MMS = 5:30-6:00 Announcements for the week of 8/22-8/26/2016 Practice M-Th this week from 8:00-9:30.  Friday begins practice at 3:30-5:15Please note there has been a change in the schedule.  The Slippery Rock Invitational is on Saturday, Oct. 1 instead of the previously announced 9/17.    Announcements for the week of 8/15-8/19/2016Welcome back.  Practice this week Monday through Friday 8:00-9:30 AM at MMS – meet at the circle at the gym/flag pole end of the building.  Please bring water and wear running attire and wristwatch.  All paperwork must be completed and turned in to the athletic office in advance of practice in order to participate.  Any athlete who has not been cleared by the office will not be able to take part. 

2015 Season

2015 NA Invitational Food Table Handout                     2015 NA Invitational food table Link Announcements for the week of 10/12-10/16/2015  Meet this week: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 3:45 at Home – NA Invitational.  Bus times:  CMS, IMS = 2:30.  Race times = Girls Select – 3:45; Boys Select – 4:10; Girls Open – 4:35, Boys Open – 5:00.  Practices this week:  Monday until 4:45.  No practice on Wednesday.  Last practice is on Thursday, until 5:15.  We will collect uniforms at this time.  We will not meet as a team again after Thursday until the end-of-season party (see below). End-of-season Party:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 21 at MMS.  We have reserved the cafeteria for this purpose.  If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we did last year.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to MMS after school.  Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:30.  Pizza will be served at 4:45 and the awards presentation will begin at about 6:00.  We will likely have one last fun run on the course at some point as well.  All who care to may join in the run.  Announcements for the week of 10/5-10/9/2015Meet this week = Monday, Oct. 5 at Butler @ 4:00.  (This date has changed since the original schedule came out).  Bus times:  CMS = 1:45, IMS = 2:00, MMS = 2:15.  Return will probably be 6:00-6:30. We will hold practice on Friday for those who can come from 11:30 AM until 12:30 PM.  Meet next week: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 3:45 at Home – NA Invitational.  Bus times:  CMS, IMS = 2:30.  Practice the day before the invitational will be over at 4:45. End-of-season Party:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 21 at MMS.  We have reserved the cafeteria for this purpose.  If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we did last year.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.  Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:30.  Pizza will be served at 4:45 and the awards presentation will begin at about 6:00.  We will likely have one last fun run on the course at some point as well.  All who care to may join in the run.   Announcements for the week of 9/28-10/2/2015Meet this week = Wednesday at Pine-Richland.  Bus times:  CMS = 1:55, IMS = 2:00, MMS = 2:15Meet next week = Monday, Oct. 5 at Butler (This date has changed since the original schedule came out).Announcements for the week of 9/21-9/25/2015 Meets this week = Tuesday at Home – Seneca Valley.  Friday at Hartwood Acres – Fox Chapel Invitational.  Bus times:  MMS = 12:55, IMS = 1:00, CMS = 1:15.  Race times:  Girls 7th = 3:00, Boys 7th = 3:20, Girls 8th = 3:40, Boys 8th = 4:00.  Return to MMS hopefully 5:30-6:15 Picture Day is Wednesday, 9/23.  All athletes should please bring their uniforms for the team picture.A link to directions to Cooper’s Lake is in the announcement below.  Announcements for the week of 9/14-9/18/2015  Meets this week = Wednesday at Home at 4:00 – Hampton, North Hills.  Saturday at Slippery Rock at Cooper’s Lake (directions:  http://www.cooperslake.com/home/directions.php) at 10:00 (girls) and 10:30 (boys).  Bus departs MMS at 7:15 AM and returns approx. 12:15-1:00 PM.Team Picture day is scheduled for Wed., Sept. 23.  Order forms will be coming home Monday.NO PRACTICE on Friday due to early meet on Saturday and 8th grade band night.  Announcements for the week of 9/7-9/11/2015 NO PRACTICE on Labor DayMeet this week =  Wednesday at Knoch at 4:00 – please note the change of time.  Bus leaves CMS – 2:10, IMS – 2:15, MMS – 2:30.  Approx. return to MMS = 6:00-6:30  Announcements for the week of 8/31-9/4/2015 T-shirts orders are due on Thursday, 9/3.  Uniforms will be handed out this week, most likely on Thursday. First Meet = Friday at home with Mars and Shaler at 4:00Announcements for the week of 8/24-8/28/2015No Practice on first day of school.  Practice resumes Wednesday 3:30-5:15.  Shirt order forms will be handed out this week along with an announcement regarding away meets.  A link to the corrected form is above.  The date for our pizza party was incorrectly listed as Oct. 16 on the original form.  It is actually Wed., Oct. 21.Announcements for the week of 8/17-8/21/2015Welcome back.  Practice this week Monday and Tuesday 8:00-10:00 AM at MMS – meet at the circle at the gym/flag pole end of the building.  Please bring water and wear running attire.  Practice Wednesday through Friday 3:30-5:00 PM at same location.  All paperwork must be completed and turned in to the athletic office in advance of practice in order to participate.  Any athlete who has not been cleared by the office will not be able to take part.

2014 Season

NA Invitational Food Table Request FormNA Invitational Food Table Donation LinkAnnouncements for the week of 10/13-10/17/2014Wed., Oct. 15 – End of season party.  See below.  Also, all athletes who have not already done so should return their freshly laundered jerseys on this day. End-of-season Party:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 15 at MMS.  We have reserved the cafeteria for this purpose.  If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we did a couple of years ago.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  Massive amounts of pizza will be there waiting to be consumed.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.  Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:30.  Pizza will be served around 5:00 and the awards presentation will begin at about 6:00.  We will likely have one last fun run on the course at 4:00.  All who care to regardless of age may join in the run. Party Schedule for Wednesday, 10/15/2014:Party starts right after school as soon as the kids get there on shuttle buses4:00 = final run of the course/  Any and all are invited to join the run.4:50 = First batch of pizza scheduled to arrive5:10 = Second batch of pizza scheduled to arrive6:00 = Awards ceremony begins7:00/7:30 = Party ends  Announcements for the week of 10/6-10/10/2014 Meet this week:  Tuesday, Oct. 7, 3:30 at Home – NA Invitational.  Bus times:  CMS, IMS = 2:30.  Practice the day before the invitational will be over at 4:45. Mon. – Practice until 4:45Tues. – Meet:  Girls select = 3:45, boys select = 4:10, girls open = 4:35, boys open = 5:00, awards = 5:30Wed. – no practiceThurs. – final practice.  We will collect uniforms on this day and have some fun and games.  Dress to run.  Bring uniform to turn in.  Please do not steal our precious uniforms.
Wed., Oct. 15 – End of season party.  See below. End-of-season Party:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 15 at MMS.  We have reserved the cafeteria for this purpose.  If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we did a couple of years ago.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  Massive amounts of pizza will be there waiting to be consumed.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.  Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:30.  Pizza will be served at 5:00 and the awards presentation will begin at about 6:00.  We will likely have one last fun run on the course at 4:00.  All who care to regardless of age may join in the run. Party Schedule for Wednesday, 10/15/2014:Party starts right after school as soon as the kids get there on shuttle buses4:00 = final run of the course/  Any and all are invited to join the run.4:50 = First batch of pizza scheduled to arrive5:10 = Second batch of pizza scheduled to arrive6:00 = Awards ceremony begins7:00/7:30 = Party ends  Announcements for the week of 9/29-10/3/2014 Meet this week:  Tuesday at 4:00 at home with Butler.  Please note the change in venue and time. Meet next week: Tuesday, Oct. 7, 3:30 at Home – NA Invitational.  Bus times:  CMS, IMS = 2:30.  Practice the day before the invitational will be over at 4:45. End-of-season Party:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 15 at MMS.  We have reserved the cafeteria for this purpose.  If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we did a couple of years ago.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.  Parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:30.  Pizza will be served at 4:45 and the awards presentation will begin at about 6:00.  We will likely have one last fun run on the course at some point as well.  All who care to may join in the run.  Announcements for the week of 9/22-9/26/2014  Meets this week…   Tues, 9/23 @ Seneca Valley at 3:30.  Bus times:  CMS = 1:30, IMS = 1:30, MMS = 1:45.  Return to MMS hopefully 5:30-6:00   Fri, 9/26 @ Hartwood Acres – Fox Chapel Invitational. Bus times:  MMS = 1:15, IMS = 1:15, CMS = 1:30.  Race times:  Girls 7th = 3:00, Boys 7th = 3:20, Girls 8th = 3:40, Boys 8th = 4:00.  Return to MMS hopefully 5:30-6:15 A fine group of volunteers are at work organizing the food table for our invitational on Oct. 7.  A letter will be coming home with the kids and via email, and a link is just above (above and below the schedule).  Thanks to all those who are working so hard and in advance to those who will kindly donate to the table. Announcements for the week of 9/15-9/19/2014
 Meet Wednesday at 4:00 at home with Pine-Richland.  Regular shuttle bus to MMS for the meet. Announcements for the week of 9/8-9/12/2014  Meet Wednesday at 3:30 at North Hills with Hampton.  Meet will be held at Hartwood Acres (entracne on Middle Road near Amphitheatre).  Bus departures:  MMS and IMS = 1:30, CMS = 1:45.  Return to MMS 5:30-6:15. Meet Saturday at Cooper’s Lake (directions:  http://www.cooperslake.com/home/directions.php) at 10:00 (girls) and 10:30 (boys).  Bus departs MMS at 7:45 AM and returns approx. 12:15-1:00 PM. Picture day will be on September 9 before practice.   Athletes must bring their completed picture order forms to practice that day if they wish to so order.  All athletes should wear their uniforms whether they order pictures or not. We will accept shirt order forms through Wednesday of this week. Announcements for the week of 9/1-9/5/2014  Meet Wednesday at 4:00 a Home with Fox Chapel and Knoch.  Regular shuttle bus to MMS for the meet. Picture day will be on September 9 before practice.  Order forms will be coming home this week. Shirt order forms are due back by Friday, Sep. 5. Announcements for the week of 8/25-8/29/2014Practice this week M-W 3:30-5:15 at MMSNo practice on the first day of school – ThursdayMeet Friday at 3:30 @ Mars with Shaler.  Bus times for this meet are as follows CMS=  1:30, IMS= 1:45, MMS=2:00 Uniforms will be handed out on Tuesday Announcements for the week of 8/18-8/22/2014  PLEASE NOTE:  PRACTICE NEXT WEEK, MONDAY- WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25-27 HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 3:30-5:15 PM!   Practice this week M-F 8:00-10:00 AM at MMS.   Next week during in-service days (8/25-8/27) we will practice 3:30 – 5:15 PM.  Announcements for the week of 8/11-8/15/2014Welcome back. Practice Wednesday through Friday this week from 8:00 to 10:00 AM at MMS.Please note that we will continue to meet at MMS in spite of construction.  We will meet at the outside pavilion instead of the circle, however.

2013 Season

 Announcements for the week of 9/30-10/16/2013

Party Schedule for Wednesday, 10/16/2013:Party starts right after school as soon as the kids get there on shuttle buses4:00 = final run of the course/  Any and all are invited to join the run.4:50 = First batch of pizza scheduled to arrive5:10 = Second batch of pizza scheduled to arrive6:00 = Awards ceremony begins7:00/7:30 = Part ends Upcoming meet:  Tuesday, Oct. 8, 3:30 at Home – NA Invitational. Bus times: CMS, IMS = 2:30. Race times – Girls select = 3:45, Boys select = 4:10, Girls open = 4:35, Boys open = 5:00.  Awards ceremony immediately following. Practice schedule for the finall week: Practice on Monday is over at 4:45.No practice on WednesdayPractice as usual on Thursday until 5:15.  Please bring your freshly laundered uniform to practice on that day. End-of-season Party: We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 16 at MMS. We have reserved the cafeteria and the gym for this purpose. If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we did last year. All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities. We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work. The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school. Parents, grandparents, and siblings shall have to find their own way. Festivities will last from after school until about 7:30. Pizza will be served at 5:00 and the awards presentation will begin at about 6:00. We will likely have one last fun run on the course at some point as well. All who care to may join in the run. Announcements for the week of 9/30-10/4/2013 Upcoming meets:  Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4:00 at Home vs. Butler.  Please note the change in time from 3:30 to 4:00.  There will be no early dismissal to get to this meet.  Kids should just take the regular shuttle buses. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 3:30 at Home – NA Invitational.  Bus times:  CMS, IMS = 2:30.  Practice the day before the invitational will be over at 4:45. End-of-season Party:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 16 at MMS.  We have reserved the cafeteria and the gym for this purpose.  If the weather is nice we will utilize the outdoor classroom as we did last year.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  We hope that as many of you all as possible will come out as we enjoy the afternoon/evening and recognize the kids for their hard work.  The shuttle buses will be available to get the kids to the school.  Parents, grandparents, and siblings shall have to find their own way.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:30.  Pizza will be served at 5:00 and the awards presentation will begin at about 6:00.  We will likely have one last fun run on the course at some point as well.  All who care to may join in the run.  Announcements for the week of 9/23-9/27/2013Upcoming meets:  Tuesday at Hartwood Acres (near amphitheatre) w/ Hampton, FC, P-R.  Bus Times: MMS = 1:30, IMS = 1:45, CMS = 2:00 Return = 5:15-6:00,  Friday at Hartwood Acres (same location) – Fox Chapel Invitational.  Race Times = 7th girls – 3:00, 7th boys – 3:20, 8th girls – 3:40, 8th boys – 4:00.  Bus Times:  MMS = 1:00, IMS = 1:15, CMS = 1:30Update:  Someone has volunteered to run the food table (thanks Mrs. Stetson).  A letter will be coming home Monday with more information.Announcements for the week of 9/16-9/20/2013 Monday is last turn-in day for shirt ordersTuesday is photo day.  Bring your uniform and order formsUpcoming Meets:  Wednesday, September 18 = 3:30 at Home with Seneca Valley, North HillsPlea for help:  Anyone who is willing to lead the food table for the invitational this year is asked to contact Coach Winschel (jwinschel@northallegheny.org) and let him know.  This is a fine tradition that we would like to continue if at all possible.  It is entirely parent-run and very popular.  The leader coordinates the collection of food/drink items that folks bring to the table and the workers for the table.  The goods are then distributed to the athletes and coaches for free. Announcements for the week of 9/9-9/13/2013Update:  Practice for Friday, September 13 is cancelled due to the early meet on Saturday.  T-shirt order forms will be due the following Monday.Upcoming Meets:  Wednesday, September 11 = 3:30 at Hartwood Acres with Hampton and North Hills Bus Times (athletes please note the correction):  MMS = 1:30, IMS = 1:45, CMS = 2:00  Return = 6-6:45                           Saturday, September 14 = Slippery Rock invitational. Everybody on the team participates.  The girls run at 10:00 and the boys at 10:30.  Bus Time: MMS – 7:30 A.M. Meet Location: Cooper’s Lake Campground.  Est. Return to MMS = 12:45-1:30 P.M. Click here for directions to Cooper’s Lake.  Announcements for the week of 9/2-9/6/2013There was a typo on the announcement for the team photo day that was sent home.  The photographer will be taking pictures on Tuesday, September 17, not October. Upcoming Meet:  Wednesday, September 4 = At Knoch, along with Fox Chapel.  If you wish to take your child home or send him/her with another parent, please note the rules for taking kids home from away meets which are posted at the top of this page and on the paper we sent home last week. Announcements for the week of 8/26-8/30/2013No practice on Monday.  Normal school practice schedule (M-F 3:30-5:15) starts on Tuesday.  Papers will be coming home this week to be filled out and returned at various dates.  They concern a variety of things; please give them your attention. Upcoming Meet:  Friday, August 30 = Home vs. Shaler and Mars.  Meet is scheduled to start at 3:30 with the girls running first followed by the boys. Announcements for the week of 8/19-8/23/2013 Practice M-T = 8:00-10:00 AM.  Practice W-F = 3:30-5:15 PM.  Friday will be our time trial.  Remember, no practice on the first day of school, Monday, Aug. 26.  Picture day is set for Tuesday, Sept. 17 after school.  Order forms will be handed out soon. Announcements for the week of 8/12-8/16/2013Welcome back.  Practice Wednesday through Friday this week from 8:00 to 10:00 AM at MMS. 

2012 Season

Announcements for the week of 10/15-10/19/2012Pizza Party Registration (click here)
Last Practice –  After the NA Invitational, we will have no practice on Friday, 10/12.  We will hold our final practice on Monday, 10/15.  All athletes should bring their uniforms that day and be dressed for a variety of athletic endeavors.  Any and all runners are invited to join in the annual (and always futile) effort to try to defeat the coaches at razzle dazzle football. End of Season Party – We shall hold our annual end of season party at Marshall Middle School on Wednesday, October 24, 3:00 – 7:30 PM.  All athletes and their family members are invited to attend.  More information will be handed out at the last practice on Monday.  Announcements for the week of 10/8-10/12/2012Breaking News:The meet with Peters Twp. scheduled for Tues, Oct 16 has been cancelled.  We will therefore have no practice on Friday, Oct. 12 and we will have our final regular practice on Monday, Oct. 15.  On this date all athletes are to dress for practice and bring their freshly laundered uniform.Practice on Wednesday will be over at 4:45 PMEnd-of-season Party:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 24 at MMS.  We have reserved the cafeteria and the gym for this purpose.  All athletes and family members are invited to join in the fun, food, and festivities.  Hopefully we will also have shuttle buses available to get the kids to the school.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:30.  Please note the change of location from previous years.  Upcoming Meets:  Tuesday, October 8 = at Shaler (location:  Shaler High school) at 3:30.  Bus Times:  MMS = 1:55, IMS = 2:00, CMS = 2:15.  Return Time = 5:30-6:00                           Thursday, October 11 = NA Invitational at Home.   Bus Times:  CMS = 2:40, IMS = 2:45.  For more information see link on the left labeled North Allegheny Invitational (XC). Announcements for the week of 10/1-10/5/2012End-of-season Party:  We will hold our end-of-season party on Wednesday, Oct 24 at MMS.  We have reserved the cafeteria and the gym for this purpose.  Hopefully we will also have shuttle buses available to get the kids to the school.  Festivities will last from after school until about 7:30.  Please note the change of location from previous years. Upcoming Meets:  Monday, October 1 = Home at 3:30 vs. Butler.  No early dismissal.  Meet will probably start a bit late.Thursday, October 4 = at Mars at 3:30Bus Times:  CMS = 1:40, IMS = 1:45, MMS = 2:00.  Return Time = 5:30-6:00 Notice:  The meet with Shaler originally slated for Monday, October 8 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, October 9.  Announcements for the week of 9/24-9/28/2012 Upcoming Meets:  Monday, September 24 = Home at 3:30 vs. Fox Chapel.  No early dismissal.  Meet will probably start a bit late.Thursday, September 27 = at North Hills at 4:00.  Meet Location = Hartwood AcresBus times to be announced.  Announcements for the week of 9/17-9/21/2012Upcoming Meets:  Wednesday, September 19 = 3:30 at Seneca Valley.  Bus Times:  CMS = 1:40, IMS = 1:45, MMS = 2:00.  Return Time = 5:30-6:00                           Friday, September 21 = Fox Chapel Invitational.  Bus Times:  MMS = 1:00, IMS = 1:00, CMS = 1:15.  Meet Location: Hartwood Acres (along Middle School Road near amphitheater). Est. Return = 5:30 – 6:15. Approximate race times: 7th Girls = 3:00, 7th Boys= 3:20, 8th Girls = 3:40, 8th Boys = 4:00.     Announcements for the week of 9/10-9/15/2012Update:  Practice for Friday, September 14 is cancelled due to the early meet on Saturday.New:  The MMS Tech ed department is selling picture frames as a fund-raiser.  For ordering information click here.Upcoming Meets:  Wednesday, September 12 = 3:30 Home vs. Pine-Richland.  Bus Times:  CMS, IMS = 2:30                           Satruday, September 15 = Slipppery Rock invitational. Everybody on the team participates.  Bus Time: MMS – 7:30 A.M. Meet Location: Cooper’s Lake Est. Return to MMS = 12:15-1:00 P.M.   Click here for Slippery Rock Invitational InformationApparently there is a need for a detour to get to Cooper’s Lake.  Please click here for detour information. Picture Day = Tuesday, September 11.  If you would like to order pictures please have your child bring the order form to practice on that day.  Everyone should have their uniform for the team photo.  For those who do not have forms:  I was unable to find a website with the forms tonight (9/10), but most likely you can get your picture taken tomorrow and order afterward.  This is what we have done in the past.
T-Shirt Orders are due in by Friday, September 14.  Update:  No practice on Friday, September 14, so t-shirt orders are due on Saturday, Septemebr 15.Announcements for the week of 9/3-9/7/2012Please note, the originally scheduled meet on Friday with Gateway has been cancelled as of 9/4/12.Upcoming meets:  Wednesday, September 5 = 3:30 at Knoch (Knoch HS)  Bus times:  CMS, IMS = 1:30, MMS = 1:45.  Return = 6-6:45                           Friday, September 7 = 4:00 at Gateway – Cancelled!!  Regular practice on Friday instead. Reminder:  Picture Day is scheduled for Tuesday, September 11. If you would like to order pictures please have your child bring the order form to practice on that day. Announcements for the week of 8/27-8/31/2012Meet on Friday 8/31 is scheduled for 3:30.  It may not actually start until 4:00.  It all depends on when the opponent (Hampton) arrives.Friday, August 31 = Home vs. Hampton.  Meet Time = 3:30.  Bus times = CMS – 2:15, IMS – 2:30 Picture Day is scheduled for September 11.  If you would like to order pictures please have your child bring the order form to practice on that day. Announcements for the week of 8/20-8/24/2012 Practice all week 3:30-5:15 PM.  No practice on Thursday, the first day of school.  Time trial is on Friday. Announcements for the summer 2012Welcome back.  Enjoy the summer.  Try to run some.  The summer rec program starts on June 11 in North Park at J.C. Stone Field.  Sign-up forms are located on the NA athletics page. ***Important ImPACT Test Information below – Added testing dates***

The Athletic Department will offer four (4) additional ImPACT Concussion Testing dates during the summer of 2012. All tests will be administered in the Senior High School (10375 Perry Highway) in Room 240 (2nd floor computer lab). There will be no cost associated with these tests. We will not offer any additional tests for fall sports. If an athlete cannot make any of these dates, they must contact the UPMC Concussion Clinic for an appointment. There is a fee associated with the UPMC Clinic. The (4) additional dates for concussion testing are:

  • Friday, June 22nd at 8:30am
  • Wednesday, July 18th at 10:00am
  • Monday, August 6th at 10:00am
  • Thursday, August 16th at 1:00pm

Student-athletes must report 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. Once the testing procedures have begun, no students will be admitted for that session. If you have any questions, please contact Bob Bozzuto at bbozzuto@northallegheny.org or at 724-934-7238.

2011 Season

Announcements for the weeks of 10/3-10/14/2011 Upcoming Meets:  Tuesday, October 4 = Home vs. Pine-Richland, Knoch.  Bus Times:  CMS – 2:30  Meet time:  3:30Friday, October 7 = Home vs. Peters Township.  Meet time:  4:00Tuesday, October 11 = NA Invitational – see link on left for information about times.  Thanks to all who have volunteered to help. Last Practice –  After the NA Invitational, we will have no practice on Wed. 10/12.  We will hold our final practice on Thurs 10/13.  All athletes should bring their uniforms that day and be dressed for a variety of athletic endeavors.  Any and all runners are invited to join in the annual (and always futile) effort to try to defeat the coaches at razzle dazzle football. End of Season Party – We shall hold our annual end of season party at the usual location = the Lodge in North Park on Wednesday, October 19, 4:00 – 7:30 PM.  It is located about a mile or two up the hill opposite the North Park skating rink.  All kids and their family members are invited to attend.  More information will be coming later this week.  Announcements for the week of 9/26-9/30/2011Upcoming Meets: Wednesday, September 28 = at Seneca Valley with Hampton.  Bus Times:  CMS – 2:00, IMS – 2:00, MMS – 2:15.  Meet Location Seneca Valley High School.  Est. return = 6:00-6:45 Invitational Help Request – We are looking for some folks who would be willing to coordinate the food table at our invitational this year on Tuesday, October 11.  This is an annual thing in which we give to the runners and coaches at our invitational some food/drinks after the race.  Typically folks from the team donate the items, and at the meet these are handed out at a table manned by parents.  Anyone interested in volunteering to lead this effort or help out is asked to let Coach Winschel know via email at jwinschel@northallegheny.org.  Thanks in advance. Picture Update – A paper shall be coming home to those who filled out a picture order form but did not have the payment available on the photo day.  This paper will give instruction as to how to make payment by phone so that the pictures will come through.    Announcements for the week of 9/19-9/23/2011Upcoming Meets:  Friday, September 23 = Fox Chapel Invitational.  Bus Times:  MMS – 1:00, IMS – 1:00, CMS – 1:15.  Meet Location:  Hartwood Acres (along Middle School Road near amphitheater).  Est. Return = 5:30 – 6:15.  Approximate race times:  7th Girls = 3:00, 7th Boys= 3:20, 8th Girls = 3:40, 8th Boys = 4:00. Stay Tuned.  We will be ordering t-shirts soon.  Design ideas are welcome.   Announcements for the week of 9/12-9/16/2011
Upcoming Meets:  Monday, September 12 = at Butler.  Bus Times: CMS – 1:45 IMS – 2:00 MMS – 2:15  Meet Location:  Butler Senior High School.  Est. Return = 6:00 – 7:00                           Thursday, September 15 = Home vs. North Hills.                           Saturday, September 17 = Slipppery Rock invitational.  Bus Time:  MMS – 7:30 A.M.  Meet Location:  Cooper’s Lake  Est. Return to MMS = 1:00 – 2:00 P.M.  Slippery Rock Invitational information
Monday, September, 19 = Home vs. Fox Chapel and Franklin Regional **** There is NO practice on Friday, September 16 due to the early start of the meet the following day!   Announcements for the week of 9/5-9/9/2011
Upcoming Meets: At Butler = has been postponed until Monday, September 12. Bus Times: CMS – 1:45 IMS – 1:45 MMS – 2:00 No other meets this week. Slippery Rock has been moved to Saturday, 9/17. Picture day is Wednesday, 9/7 . Have your uniform at practice.