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    What is Morning Mile:  A before school running program designed to let students begin each day in an active, healthy & fun way!

    Time: Each morning, Monday thru Friday from 7:15 AM to 7:35 AM

    Where: The students will gather on the P.E. field and may walk or run as many .25 mile laps as they want to or can.

    Why: To promote an active healthy lifestyle starting at a young age

    Who: All Talbot Elementary students are invited!

    Cost: Free!! (Thanks to our amazing sponsors- Sun Country Sports and Fitzness!)

     

     

    Morning Mile

    Guidelines:

    *Please do not run on the track unless a teacher is present. Mrs. Hitchcock and Mr. Schumacher will be there every day. In their absence, another teacher will be present.

    *Morning Mile will be cancelled if it is raining at 7:00 A.M.

    *Morning Mile will be cancelled if it is 32 degrees or below.

    *If Morning Mile is cancelled, please report to your appropriate centrums.

    *Students who arrive at 7:30 A.M. or later need to report directly to their designated grade level centrums or waiting area.

    *Whistle is blown to end Morning Mile at 7:33 A.M. to ensure students have time to turn in straws, document laps, collect their belongings and get to appropriate grade level centrums while teachers are still on morning supervision duty.

    *Morning Mile is not time to use the playground equipment. Please stay off of ALL playground equipment.

    *No running through playground equipment, stay on the Morning Mile Track.

    *If you are found not behaving appropriately during Morning Mile, you will be asked to leave and to report to your centrum immediately.

     

    Procedures:

    *Running begins at 7:15 A.M. per directions of Mrs. Hitchcock and/or Mr. Schumacher.

    *Running direction changes daily. Please run with the flow of traffic and always run facing forward.

    *Start collecting straws only after completion of your 1st lap.

    *ALL straws are to be turned in after laps are documented with your grade level patrol.

    *Backpacks and ALL belongings (food, drinks, books, toys etc.) must be placed on basketball court IN LINE by grade level.

    *After turning straws in, students must go to their centrum and/or class (depending on time) IMMEDIATELY. Students who are found wandering around campus will have a consequence.

     

    Expectations: Failure to comply may result in consequences.

    ALL students are expected to…

              *Keep hands, feet and other objects to self at ALL times.

              *Stay off playground equipment during Morning Mile.

              *Run, jog or walk when on the Morning Mile Track

                       (no standing) in the direction traffic is flowing.

              * Use appropriate and positive language at ALL times.

              *Stay until whistle is blown signifying the end of

                       Morning Mile (whistle is blown at 7:33 A.M.).

              *Seek out Mrs. Hitchcock or Mr. Schumacher if they have

                       an issue at Morning Mile.

              *Be safe and most importantly HAVE FUN :)!!

     

    Consequences:

    *Please note every situation is unique and the consequences given depends on several factors; age of student, previous offenses and severity of offense.*

    1st Offense:

    *Laps for that day will not be counted and student is sent to appropriate grade level centrum or waiting area immediately.

    2nd Offense:

    * Laps for that day will not be counted and student is sent to appropriate grade level centrum or waiting area immediately.

    *3 Days suspension from Morning Mile. The student’s teacher and parents and/or guardians will be notified.

    3rd Offense:

    * Laps for that day will not be counted and student is sent to appropriate grade level centrum or waiting area immediately.

    *1 week suspension from Morning Mile. The student’s teacher and parents and/or guardians will be notified.

     

    After the 3rd offense, if student continues to make poor choices at Morning Mile, they will be suspended for a longer period of time depending on factors previously mentioned.

     

     

     

    If you have any questions regarding Morning Mile, please contact Mrs. Hitchcock at hitchcockjh@gm.sbac.edu or Mr. Schumacher at schumachersj@gm.sbac.edu

    Thank you! We hope to see you at the Morning Mile track! 

     

    Move your Feet!

     

     

     

     

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