Dec
12
to Jan 30

Save the Date, January 30, 2019, 6pm - 10 pm, Groveland Tap fundraiser

Join your pals for a post-workout dinner at the Groveland Tap on January 30, between 6pm and 10pm. You’ll earn dollars for the team for doing so, and the more the merrier. Invite classmates, relatives and friends, and let’s get together for rounds of pool, burgers and fries (or poutine!). Don’t miss this event!

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Dec
3
to Dec 12

Holiday Camp Forms, Collection of forms and fees starts 12/6/18

Here is the Holiday Camp Form.  Robb will begin collecting the Holiday Camp Forms on Thursday 12/6.  You will need the Central Ski Trip Contract, the Ski Trip Permission Form and a check. 

Holiday Camp will be at Ironwood, MI from Wednesday 12/26 through Friday 12/28.  $150.  This is a great opportunity to get a lot of skiing in.  Beginners should not be intimidated.  This is a great opportunity to concentrate and learn how to ski.  ABR is a lot of fun.  We will have room for at least 32 athletes.  Como will have 20 spots.  We are primarily limited because the bus seats 54.

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Nov
22
6:00 AM06:00

Save the Date: Endurance United Turkey Trot, Volunteer Fundraising Opportunity- Battle Creek Dog Park - Sign-up coming soon!

THURSDAY 11.22.18

6:40AM: Day of Registration and Bib Pick-Up opens at the start line

7:40AM: Day of Registration and Bib Pick-Up for 10k, 5k closes

8:00AM: Race Start 10k, 5k

8:50AM: Registration for Kids 2k closes

9:30AM: Kids 2k Race Start

Awards will be presented to the top three overall females and top three overall males of each race distance. Presentations of awards will be made as soon as results are available.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The 2018 Turkey Day Trail Trot course is one of our favorites on the east side of Battle Creek Regional Park. A few challenging hills on a 5k double loop course.  Runners will run clockwise on the outer loop and counter clockwise on the inner loop. For those who plan on going back for seconds of turkey and dressing should run the 10K and do two laps of the 5K course

Be prepared for a mix of paved trail and off-pavement cross country ski trails including a dash of Mother Nature in the mix, could be warm and sunny then again, it has snowed early. The terrain is generally rolling and would not be described as flat.

The Turkey Day Trail Trot is welcoming to calm, friendly dogs. Please use a fixed, non-extendable leash and be aware of other runners.

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St. Paul Central Nordicwear Store is OPEN: Complete an Order Form by 11/20 for the TOKO water bottle and boot bag
Nov
20
3:30 PM15:30

St. Paul Central Nordicwear Store is OPEN: Complete an Order Form by 11/20 for the TOKO water bottle and boot bag

Check out our St. Paul Central Store Items!

New style Central Nordic Hats! Knit hats with pompom and slight ear flaps. These are warm and great for spectators! $20 each.

Bjorn Daehlie black tech fabric hats $20 each.

TOKO arctic commando insulated water belts!! $40 each.

TOKO arctic commando boot bag!! $120 each.

Long-sleeve or short-sleeve t-shirts. $15 each.

Order the TOKO water belt and boot bag here: https://goo.gl/forms/ofngi5LPCqYGVqDf2 

Contact Liz Brine (651-278-7488 or lizzieknitting@yahoo.com) for hats or t-shirts.

Cash or checks made out to St. Paul Central Sports Boosters - Nordic

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Nov
9
7:30 AM07:30

Deadline for Participation Forms and $45 fee, November 9, 2018

2018-2019 ATHLETIC REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

To be eligible to participate in athletics at Central High School, all student-athletes must meet the student conduct and academic eligibility requirements. In addition, the following items must be turned into the Central Athletic Office before or on the Friday prior to the first scheduled day of practice.

1.A completed & signed 2018-19 MSHSL Eligibility Statement/Health Questionnaire- effective for one calendar school year

2. An up-to-date SPORTS physical exam - eligible for three years, unless stated otherwise by a Physician

3. Participation fee - required fees vary by sport, please see a specific sport's homepage for details. Checks payable to "Central High School" unless stated otherwise

 To ensure the athletic department receives all necessary materials prior to the start of the season, do not mail fee or forms to Central High School. All registration items must be hand delivered to the Athletic Office (room 1116) for verification prior to the first scheduled day of practice. Failure to turn in necessary materials on time will result in an ineligibility to physically participate. Athletes cannot participate until they have been deemed eligible by the athletic department. No participation fee refund will be given after the second official week of practice. A refund request must commence by the athlete or parent/guardian within the first two weeks of practice. Registration for all athletics ends on the third Friday from the start of a specific season (some exceptions may apply to this rule). Additional athletic registration resources are available on the Athletics Homepage under "Athletic Forms" in the right hand column.

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Nov
5
6:30 PM18:30

Parent Athlete Information Meeting. November 5, 6:30pm, Central Cafeteria.

Parent Athlete Information Meeting is tomorrow,  Monday, November 5th at 6:30 pm in the Central Cafeteria.  Lots of information about the season, eligibility, uniforms, equipment, Holiday Camp, etc.    

Season Starts Monday, November 12th.  Athletes must be eligible by Friday, 11/9 in order to practice on 11/12. (There is a 24 hour wait period after all your stuff is in before you can practice.)

 

To be eligible, athletes need:  (Forms are available at http://sports.spps.org/Domain/10991 )

Academic Standing – usually not an issue for our athletes.

Current physical on file at Central (Physicals are good for 3 years.  Usually Sophomores and Seniors run into expired physicals)

Signed MSHSL Eligibility Brochure (Parent Permit)

Athletic Participation Fee - $45 or $20 if Free and reduced Lunch

No outstanding uniforms from fall sports.

 

If you were in a fall sport at Central, you just need to pay the fee and make sure all your uniforms and/or equipment is turned in.  Current Physical as well.


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Oct
27
4:00 PM16:00

NightLight Trail Run Volunteering Fundraiser.  October 27, 2018

NightLight Trail Run Volunteering Fundraiser.  We are volunteering at the Endurance United Nightlight Trail Run Saturday 10/27 at Battle Creek.  We should receive $400 for volunteering to help with this race.  I have divided the volunteer slots into manageable time periods.  Volunteer slots begin at 4:00 pm and are available through 9:30 pm.  Race starts at 5:45 and Take down should start about 8:45.  Sign up on the Google sheet with this link:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xuG4vz_ZHSj9VlvtjBHwU3bgZiugGm2mJG5pyJ5-DfQ/edit?usp=sharing


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Dec
7
to Jan 17

Update: New and Improved Groveland Tap Fundraiser, Date now February 7

We have a new date for our Groveland Tap night - February 7, between 6pm and 10pm.  We can gather to celebrate Sectionals and get psyched up for State.  Can't wait to see you there...

 

Enjoy dinner with your teammates at a favorite neighborhood hangout and raise money just by having a plate of Poutine, or a Juicy Lucy, or even a Poutine Lucy!  The 'Tap' will donate 20% of net profits to the team, so save the date and spread the word.   We'll post a flyer a little closer to the date...

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Nov
23
7:00 AM07:00

Endurance United Turkey Trot, Volunteer Opportunity - Battle Creek Dog Park - Please sign up if you can help

Here is a link to sign up to help.  Turkey Trail Trot Fundraiser.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ROQ5O48Z9kTibGjeu0sZJCRh-HFncP5cXMVs780KKdQ/edit?usp=sharing

THURSDAY 11.23

6:40AM: Day of Registration and Bib Pick-Up opens at the start line

7:40AM: Day of Registration and Bib Pick-Up for 10k, 5k closes

8:00AM: 10k, 5k  Start

9:00AM: Registration for Kids 1k closes

9:30AM: Kids 1k Race Start

Awards will be presented to the top three overall females and males of each race distance. Presentations of awards will be made as soon as results are available.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The 2017 Turkey Day Trail Trot is run on a unique and challenging 5k course. The 10k will run two laps of the same 5k course.

Be prepared for a mix of paved trail and off-pavement cross country ski trails including a couple of steep uphills. The terrain is generally rolling and would not be described as flat.

The Turkey Day Trail Trot is welcoming to calm, friendly dogs. Please use a fixed, non-extendable leash and be aware of other runners.

Strollers are welcome, however some of the trails may dictate an off-road ready stroller. Keep this in mind.

Course Map:

 

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Nov
18
9:30 AM09:30

MYSL Ski Swap and Expo

SWAP SCHEDULE

Friday
3:00-5:00pm Equipment drop-off/Seller check-in
(no per item fee on Friday night)

Saturday
9:00 Doors Open (no inside waiting area prior)
9:00 Tickets will be issued for timed Swap entry
9:00-10:00 Equipment drop-off/Seller check-in
11:00-1:30 Youth Swap
11:10-1:30 Junior/Adult Swap
12:00 (noon) No tickets required for swap entrance (little or no waiting)
1:30 Swap ends
2:30-3:30 Seller pickup of unsold equipment.  Unclaimed items are donated to MYSL.

EXPO SCHEDULE

9:00 Expo Opens (no inside waiting area prior)
9:00 Refueling Station by Central HS
9:00 SkiSparks kids library/art activities
9:00 Ongoing wax demos (something for everyone at every level!)
9:00 Ongoing rollerski demos (boots 35-42 provided or BYOB)
9:15 Climbing wall opens (closes 12:15)
**We recommend that ALL first time ski buyers/swappers attend one of the equipment talks.
**We will guide you through a worksheet that will allow you to shop with confidence!

9:15 Talk: The skinny on buying cross-country skis, Matt Liebsch
9:45 Talk: Adaptive cross country skiing and youth, BethAnn Chamberlain
10:15 Talk: The skinny on buying cross country skis (with breakout for youth), Tom Shaw, PSIA and Chrissy Snider, MYSL
10:30 Talk: Skiwerx, Ski for Sport and Fun, Per Lundmark, USSA Level 200 Coach
10:45 Talk: Winning at Winter (SkiSparks; how to begin and end the winter with a smile) with Chrissy Snider, MYSL
12:30 Expo Ends

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Nov
11
to Nov 20

Bag Embroidery Orders are Due Now

Do it now before the SNOW! Ski bag embroidery is "CENTRAL NORDIC" and your last name on the top of the bag. Available until November 20, 2017 for $12.00. Go to http://www.declareitspiritwear.com and click on Central Nordic in the Group menu on the left. After purchasing online, bring the ski bag (with a note attached identifying that it is yours) to Liz Brine at 758 Lincoln Ave, St. Paul 55105. Bags will be returned after Thanksgiving.

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Nov
10
to Nov 29

Forms and Fees are due November 10, 2017

If you missed handing in your forms on November 10, it is not too late to join the team.  You have until December 4 to sign up.  However, you will need to wait one school day from the date on which you turn in the forms before you can start practicing with the team.

Forms and info below:

2017-2018 ATHLETIC REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

To be eligible to participate in athletics at Central High School, all student-athletes must meet the student conduct and academic eligibility requirements. In addition, the following items must be turned into the Central Athletic Office before or on the Friday prior to the first scheduled day of practice.

_____ 1. A completed & signed 2017-18 MSHSL Eligibility Statement/Health Questionnaire- effective for one calendar school year

_____ 2. An up-to-date SPORTS physical exam - eligible for three years, unless stated otherwise by a Physician

_____ 3. Participation fee - required fees vary by sport, please see a specific sport's homepage for details. Checks payable to "Central High School" unless stated otherwise

 To ensure the athletic department receives all necessary materials prior to the start of the season, do not mail fee or forms to Central High School. All registration items must be hand delivered to the Athletic Office (room 1116) for verification prior to the first scheduled day of practice. Failure to turn in necessary materials on time will result in an ineligibility to physically participate. Athletes cannot participate until they have been deemed eligible by the athletic department. No participation fee refund will be given after the second official week of practice. A refund request must commence by the athlete or parent/guardian within the first two weeks of practice. Registration for all athletics ends on the third Friday from the start of a specific season (some exceptions may apply to this rule). Additional athletic registration resources are available on the Athletics Homepage under "Athletic Forms" in the right hand column.

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