1) Attendance and Absences
a) Players may have excused absences for the following reasons:
i) Personal illness with a note from a doctor/parent
ii) School-related functions
iii) Death/illness in immediate family
b) No matter what the reason is for you being absent you must call and leave a message or talk to Coach
Mallam or Benton. The field house phone number is 940-369-2476.
c) Contact information:
i) Boys Coach: Emmanuel Mallam 940-369-2429 email: [email protected]
ii) Girls Coach: Tina Benton
940-369-2471 email: [email protected]
2) Practice and Game Times:
a) Meets will be run on Wednesdays unless there is bad weather.
b) The first cross country meet will on Wednesday November 13, 2013.
c) Practices for 7th grade will be:
i) A-days: During the period.
B-days: 7:30-8:00am
d) Practices for 8 grade will be:
i) A-days: 4:00-4:30, pickup no later than 5:00pm.
B-days: During the period.
ii) Parents you can drop off your child by McAlister Gym before 7:30am to get ready for 7th grade
e) There will be no cross country practice the day after a meet.
f) Also for “MEETS,” athletes are allowed to leave with a parent/guardian after their entire team has
completed their runs. We will have a sign-out sheet so you can sign your child out after each meet if
you wish to take them home early. If not then the bus will bring everyone back to school where you will
be able to pick them up.
g) This year with our cross country teams we are asking that athletes brings $5.00 if they would like for us
to buy some healthy snacks, Gatorade, water, or other items for them to eat before and after the meets.
h) If there are any questions please free to contact me via email or phone.
Race order and distance of the races are as follows:
7th Grade Girls A* 1 Mile
7th Grade Girls B* 1 Mile
7th Grade Boys A** 1.5 Miles
7th Grade Boys B** 1.5 Miles
8th Grade Girls A** 1.5 Miles
8th Grade Girls B** 1.5 Miles
8th Grade Boys A*** 2 Miles
8th Grade Boys B*** 2 Miles
This course follows the yellow path
** This course follows the yellow path to the orange path returning to finish on the yellow path.
*** This course follows the yellow path to the red path returning to finish on the yellow path. (See map below)
Athlete’s Name: __________________________________________________________
I have read the policies and I understand the rules and expectations for participation in the Calhoun Middle
School Cross Country program.
Athlete’s Signature
Parent/Guardian Signature
Home Number: ________________________________________________________________
Alternate Number______________________________________________________________
E-mail address: ________________________________________________________________
Cross Country Permission Slip
Dear Parent/Guardian,
This letter is to inform you that your son/daughter will be training for Cross Country on some public streets.
Please sign the following permission slip and have your student/athlete return it as soon as possible. If you have
any questions please feel free to call.
Fieldhouse 940-369-2476
Coach Mallam and Coach Benton
Please sign and return:
________________________ has my permission to train for cross-country on public streets.
Parent/Guardian Signature