Although another school year has just begun, the cross-country season is fast approaching. Similarly to previous years students in grades 4 and 5 are encouraged to participate in three races, two at the district level, and the other at the divisional level. Dates for the races are set as the following:
District Races: September 21st @ 4:05pm – Race held at Sansome School (181 Sansome Ave.) & September 28th @ 4:05pm – Race held at Robert Browning (130 Browning Blvd.)
Divisional Race: Thursday, October 5th @ 12:15pm (Rain Date – Oct. 12th) Race held at Assiniboine Park
For District races: Students will be dismissed from class approximately 15 minutes early and will be walking to Sansome/remaining at École Robert Browning accompanied by M. Vermeylen and/or M. Koester. Upon the completion of the races (approximately 4:25 @ Robert Browning/Sansome, students are required to be picked up by a parent or guardian. The students will not be returning to Robert Browning on Sept. 22nd.
For the Divisional race: Students will be bussed to and from Assiniboine Park on a school bus. M. Vermeylen and/or M. Koester and parent volunteers will supervise the students. Following the race the students will return to École Robert Browning and be dismissed following the regular timetable.
Practices will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays starting Sept. 13th. Practices will run from 12:25-1:00pm (over the lunch hour). Although there are many activities taking place during the school day, students are encouraged to attend all practices. Only those students that show a strong commitment to the team will be permitted to attend the races.
Please fill out the Field Trip Permission Form and return to M. Vermeylen no later than Wednesday, September 13th. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me at the school.