SCBA spirit wear is now available online! Check out the new available pieces and pick your favorites! Scholars will have a spirit wear day on Friday, April 24.
Deadline to order is Sunday, March 29!
Free jeans week for trivia night families
For families who attended Trivia Night 2020 and purchased a free jeans week opportunity for their scholar, it will be March 30- April 3. Parents who purchased will receive an email reminder the Friday before. Teachers will have a firm list in their classrooms. On Thursday, April 2, scholars must wear their dress uniform.
Borromeo Academy competes against 21 other Kansas City, Missouri area Catholic schools. The four divisions are: 4th -6th grade girls, 4th-6th grade boys, 7th & 8th grade girls, 7th & 8th grade boys.
Student/Athletes train for speed and agility; that is beneficial for other sports. Many students are involved with various sports and activities, so please let me know what I can do to accommodate your student/athlete. The Track season is short.
Fred White – (cell) 816.809.0594, firstname.lastname@example.org
Athlete Registration & Sign up
Athlete registration is accomplished online at www.plkc.org. To register on this website, click “Parent Registration” located on the home page. If you should encounter any problems, please contact Coach Fred White.
Practice begins Tuesday, March 10th , and will take place after school two days per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:20 - 4:30 pm. There will be no practice on Holy Thursday, April 9th .
Please dress out in running shoes, gym shorts, t-shirt, sweat pants, sweat shirt and bring a water bottle; go to the gym bleachers prior to 3:20 p.m. All grades levels practice together. Students are divided by grade or event specialty depending upon the content of practice that day.
Pick up after practice is on the west side of the gym, not the front of the school.
TRACK MEETS DATES 2020
Saturday, April 4 – Parochial League Invitational @ Bishop LeBlond High School
Saturday, April 18 – Parochial League Invitational @ Blue Springs High School
Saturday, April 25 – Parochial League Invitational @ Pembroke Hill School
Tuesday, April XX(TBD) – MOKAN Meet- TBA
Saturday, May 2 – City Championship-TBA
*Directions to all track meets may be found at plkc.org under “Directions”.
4th , 5th & 6th grade meets begin at 8 a.m. and end at noon. 7th & 8th grade meets typically begin at 1 p.m., and end at 4:30 p.m.
Weatherline - Call (816) 222-0311 after 6:30 a.m. on meet days.
Track Meet Participation
Every athlete is eligible to compete in every meet. Each team is allowed to enter as many athletes in each event until the City Meet Championships. All athletes will still compete in the maximum amount of events at the City Meet.
7th & 8th grade athletes may enter up to 4 events – 3 individual events maximum plus 1 relay.
4th - 6th grade athletes may enter a total of 3 events, any combination of individual or relay events is permitted.
Borromeo Academy will furnish a uniform T-shirt for all athletes to wear at meets.
1. Parochial league rules do not allow spikes on any tracks.
2. Running shoes will work great for track practice and meets.
3. Racing flats (spikeless racing shoes) are optional.
4. Basketball shoes or cross-training shoes will work best for shot put and discus.
Please feel free to call me with any questions regarding shoes. There are many inexpensive running shoes available right now if your athlete is in need of shoes.
1. Borromeo Academy is in need of several new assistant track coaches! Borromeo Academy also needs additional parents to help with the practices and meets – no experience necessary. Please contact Coach Fred White if interested.
2. Additional help is needed for meet days; the Parochial League will be issuing our assignments for volunteer help at the scheduled track meets. Parents will be asked to perform duties at some meets such as timing, spotting, bullpen staging, etc. As soon as I know the dates and duties needed, I will recruit help. Please let me know if you can help at one or more of the meets. I am also looking for parents who are interested in helping with team organization at meets. Again, if you should have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
3. Parents are needed to take action and candid photos.
Borromeo Academy track coaches promote a positive and constructive environment for all student/athletes and parents. Coaches will address this expectation at practices to all athletes. If a parent has a problem at a meet, you are welcome to address the matter with me; please refrain from going to a track meet official, or calling the Parochial League.
Athletic Open House at St. Pius X High School
St. Pius X High School will host an Open House at the Athletic Complex and SPX Stadium on March 25th from
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Visit both sites, meet the coaches and learn more about Athletics at SPX
Athletic Complex - 3700 NE Davidson Rd.
Track, Baseball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis & Cross Country
SPX Stadium - Main Campus (park in back)
Soccer & Football - Renovations are in progress. Stop by for an up close look at the new building and field.
SPX Students Place in State Swim & State Wrestling
St. Pius X High School recently had two students qualify and place in State Athletic Competitions. Noelle DeFabio placed 3rd in State in the 100 Fly and 7th in State in the 200 Free in Women's Swim. Eddie Omecene, SCBA Alumni, placed 3rd in State in his weight class in wrestling. Congratulations to Noelle and Eddie!
St. Pius X MEC Conference - Fall Sports All-Academic Honorees
To be recognized as a member of the MEC All-Academic Team, student athletes must meet the following criteria: possess a cumulative GPA of 3.67, be a varsity letter winner or starter, and must be a sophomore, junior or senior. Congratulations to the following St. Pius X students for earning this honor:
Lily Calandrino - St. Charles
Austin Garza - St. Charles
Lucas Rodriguez - St. Charles
Grace Brockman - St. Andrew
Emmy Chirpich - St. Andrew
Nina Mange - St. Andrew
Jack Mosh - St. Andrew
Anthony Ross - St. Andrew
Makayla Carr - St. James
Eli Elliott - St. James
Gabe Elliott - St. James
Ben Hess - St. James
Jenna King - St. James
Kate Parrish - St. James
Elizabeth Witherow - St. James
Anna Cernich - St. Therese
Courtney Cummings - St. Therese
Amanda Ewing - St. Therese
Olivia Johnson - St. Therese
Nina Passantino - St. Therese
Robbie Sharp - St. Therese
Lauren Widman - St. Therese
Angelina Conroy - St. Gabriel
Alex Finazzo - St. Gabriel
Joe Epperson - Holy Family/St. Charles
Lexie Epperson- Holy Family/St. Charles
Eddie Omecene- Holy Family/St. Charles
Charlie Gengler - St. Patrick
Lilly Holden - St. Patrick
Ford Nelson - St. Patrick
"Then, taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he said the blessing, broke the loaves, and gave them to [his] disciples to set before the people". —Mark 6:41
During Lent our community will participate in CRS Rice Bowl, a faith-in-action program that invites us to reflect on the challenges of global hunger—and our responsibility to respond to the needs of our global human family.
We will be reminded through the Gospel story of Jesus feeding the 5,000 that if we commit to sharing what we have with those in need, trusting in God's abundance, there is more than enough to feed everyone. Through our Lenten prayers, fasting and almsgiving, we can respond to the call to ensure that all our brothers and sisters are fed good, nutritious food that gives them what they need to fulfill their God-given potential.
During this holy season, it is important to come together as a family and reflect on the cross of hunger and lack of proper nutrition, that so many of our brothers and sisters both near and far are forced to carry. In so doing, we pledge to stand alongside these members of our human family, supporting them as the Gospel calls us to do.
Please consider these suggestions in your family’s Lenten plan:
• Use your CRS Rice Bowl and Lenten Calendar daily to guide your prayer, fasting and almsgiving.
• Read the Stories of Hope and daily reflections to inspire your Lenten journey—and guide your Lenten almsgiving.
• Prepare simple, meatless meals on the Fridays of Lent to eat in solidarity with our brothers and sisters around the world.
• Visit crsricebowl.org to watch videos of the people and communities you support through your Lenten gifts to CRS Rice Bowl.
We will collect your CRS Rice Bowls at the end of Lent, so stay tuned to learn more. Thank you for participating in CRS Rice Bowl with your family.
Courtney Savageau is the Communications Coordinator for Borromeo Academy. She has been with the school for two years as a para-educator. She graduated from Benedictine College in 2017 with degrees in Mass Communications and Theatre Arts.
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