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Summer Email (7-27-14) - Fundraiser, Team Fees & Gear Order, Camp, Etc

posted Jul 27, 2014, 9:21 AM by Adam Piaskowy   [ updated Jul 27, 2014, 9:48 AM by Coach Florek ]

At this point the fundraiser is well underway, and concludes on Thursday, July 31st.  Over the next few days, please make sure to finalize your sponsorships, and get everything turned in on time.

Team Fees & Gear Order

The team fees & Gear order is due on Friday, August 1st.  Please make sure to fill out the form, and turn it on time.  Just a reminder, a substantial portion of your fundraising sponsorships goes directly towards your Team Fees & Gear Order.  Please make sure to take that into account when you are tallying up your amount owed.


The sign up deadline is Friday, August 1st.  Everyone attending must fill out Permission and Health Form.   The cost is $120 (checks payable to “Crown Point Girls Cross Country”).  Camp will be from Monday, August 11th through Wednesday, August, 13th at Camp Tecumseh.   It is important that as many girls as possible attend.  Camp is typically a highlight of the season, and is always a pivotal time for the team.

Rotary Ramble

This year’s Rotary Ramble 5k road race is on Saturday, August 9th.  The race starts at 8:00am (we will meet at 7:00am).  You will need to provide your own transportation to and from the event.  If you’d like to take advantage of the team discount option, please turn in your entry form and check ($17 payable to “Rotary Ramble”) to Emily Dawley by Friday, August 1st.  If you miss the August 1st deadline, you may still sign-up online, or at the race.

Fall Sports Athlete/Parent Night

The fall sports athlete/parents meeting is Sunday, August, 3rd at 6:00pm in the CPHS auditorium. All athletes and at least one parent must attend.

Official Start to the XC Season (August 4th)

According the IHSAA, next Monday, August 4th, marks the official start to the cross country season. All events from here on out are mandatory. If you are unable to attend a practice, you must fill out a planned absence and talk with Coach Piaskowy about your situation. Failure to do this will result in an unexcused absence. Additionally, if you are involved in other athletic activities (basketball, tennis, swimming, etc) you must stop.

Weekly Schedule

The news feed of the team website ( is updated every Sunday with the weekly schedule.   This week is BUSY, so please make sure to check it out.