2018 Darien XC Info

posted Aug 20, 2018, 8:48 AM by Peter Watson
XC season is just around the corner!!!! Below are some important items. Please read all items carefully.

1. If your son is not planning on running XC this fall, please let me know and I will remove you from the distribution list. Also, feel free to forward this email to anyone who might be interested in XC and not on the distribution list already.

2. Practice schedule (before school begins) -- You are expected at practice every day. Attendance is taken everyday.

Thursday 8/23 -- 9 a.m. -- meet in the North Gym
Friday 8/24 -- 3:30 p.m.
Saturday -- 8/25 -- 9 a.m.
Monday-Wednesday -- 2:40 p.m.
When school begins -- 2:40 p.m.

3. An emergency card needs to be filled out and signed  by the DHS nurse: http://www.darienps.org/uploaded/content/district/departments/health_services/7.pdf ;
The DHS nurse must have a current physical on file for your son. Physicals are good for 13 months: http://www.darienps.org/uploaded/har3_2017_(2).pdf ;
On ASPEN -- sign off on concussion and sudden cardiac arrest forms on both the parent and student ASPEN account.

4. A meet schedule will be emailed next week once it is finalized.

5. Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Workshops for Athletes and Parent are scheduled as follows:
This is a requirement -- once per each school year.
Fall Schedule for Session 1 and Session 2 Workshops
Course       Grade level           Date Time                                        Location
Session 1    Grade 9               August 22, 2018 7:00 pm               DHS Auditorium
Session 1    Grade 9               September 6, 2018 7:00 pm          DHS Auditorium
Session 2    Grades 10-12     August 23, 2018 7:00 pm               DHS Auditorium
Session 2    Grades 10-12     August 27, 2018 7:00 pm               DHS Auditorium
Session 2    Grades 10-12     September 5, 2018 7:00 pm          DHS Auditorium
For your FRESHMAN athletes, they will need to sign up in advance via this link:

Any Questions, please let me know.

See everyone on Thursday!