Athletics

For more information contact: Mr. Durante durante@stmatthewselementary.ca

Athletics are now complete for the 2016-2017 school year. Thank you to all of the students, staff, and families who contributed to athletics this year.

 

Extra-Curricular Athletics offered at St. Matthew's School 2016-2017

Fall: Grade 2 - 7 Cross Country Running; Gr. 5, 6, & 7 Girls Volleyball;   Gr. 6 & 7 Boys Volleyball; Gr. 5 Boys Soccer

Winter: Gr. 5, 6, & 7 Boys and Girls Basketball

Spring: Gr. 3 - 7 Track and Field Team; Gr. 5 Girls Soccer

 

WHAT TO BRING TO A SOCCER GAME:

1. Team jersey. Also bring warm outer wear that can be worn while on the side lines.

2. Gym shorts.

3. Shin pads.

4. Bring a water bottle.

WHAT TO BRING TO A TRACK MEET:

1. Dress appropriately for the weather.  Dress in layers so that you can take clothing off if you are hot, and put clothing on if cold. Your name should be labeled on all of your clothing.

2. Bring hats and sunscreen on those sunny, hot days.

3. Bring a water bottle that can be refilled - and have your name on it.

4. Bring 2 large plastic bags if rain is possible.  One to sit on if the benches are wet, and one to put your back pack into to keep dry.

5. DO NOT BRING ELECTORICS. Bring activity books, novels, homework, card games, etc. to keep busy during events.

6. Bring a good, nutritious lunch and snacks.  If there is a concession stand, students are not permitted until after 1:00 pm.

7. Bring a good attitude, ready to compete to the best of your ability.  Winning is not as important as doing your PERSONAL BEST!

What to bring to a Cross Country meet:

1. Proper clothing.  Wear layers: Gym shorts and T-shirt, sweat pant and top, jacket, hat. (name on everything!!!)

2. Proper food.  Bring enough food so that you will not be hungry.  Also bring your water bottle (name on it)

3. Cross country meets can be boring while waiting for your race, so bring something to do: book, cards, word search ... NO ELECTRONICS

4. Bring 2 plastic bags: One to sit on if the ground is wet and one to put your back pack and clothes into if it rains.

5. Umbrella and jacket if rain is expected. ALSO, A CHANGE OF CLOTHING FOR AFTER A RAINY CISVA MEET WOULD BE A GOOD IDEA.

 

What to wear to Volleyball Games:

1. Team jersey.

2. Gym shorts.

3. Knee pads if you have them.

4. Bring a water bottle.