Register NOW for Fall - Call the School @ 724-745-7977- Full Day Kindergarten thru Gr. 8 / 3 & 4 old classes

Athletics

St. Patrick School – Proud Home of the LANCERS!

                      Click to View Athletic Calendar

St. Patrick School strives to offer students the opportunity to participate in an athletic program that teaches athletes the concepts of sport specific athletic skills, teamwork, competition, and sportsmanship. St. Patrick Athletic Program is a parent run organization overseen by the St. Patrick Athletic Director. ALL coaches and coordinators are volunteers.  The Athletic Director is supported and advised by an Athletic Committee made up of parents from St. Patrick School, Dr. Merante and Father Jack.

The 2013-14 Athletic Association Board:

Director:Joe Borella
President:Leah Drain
Vice President:Jay Hess
Treasurer:Lucy Binotto
Secretary:David DeLuca
 
Trustees:Ed Hornack
Leigh Ann Frohnapfel
Melissa Bellino
Mark Ingold

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

Parent Permission Forms:

This year we changed up the parent permission forms to include our new St. Patrick Athletic Association Handbook. As part of the parent permission form there is a section where it asks that you review the handbook and agree to its terms and conditions contained within the document. When the form is completed and signed please hand it in to your coaches or send it in to school marked Athletic Association. Upon signing this form you are agreeing to the terms and conditions found in the handbook.

SPAA Handbook (PDF version)

Parent Permission and Code of Conduct Form

Sports Registration Forms:

If you haven’t signed up for a sport yet please return your student’s registration form to school as soon as possible. We would like to start setting up teams, practices for each sport. We sent out registrations to each class. If you need registration forms you can pick up a registration form in the office or you can select one of the links below.

Bowling:    Bowling 2013 Registration

Bowling season is from December 10th until March 18th and is open to all grades (K-8th). Bowling nights are every Tuesday starting at 3:30pm at the Meadows Lanes at the Meadows Casino on Racetrack Road. A $5.00 fee will cover 2 games and shoe rentals. Registrations forms need to be turned in no later than November 30th.

Cheerleading:  Cheerleading 2013 Registration

Cheerleader’s season is from November until January and is open to all girls in 1st-8th grades. Cheer practice will be held after school during the season. Students will cheer during selected boys Freshmen, JV and Varsity basketball games. More details will be given once these seasons start and how many students sign up.

Basketball: 

Freshmen Boys/Girls Basketball  K-3rd Grade Boys Registration  K-3rd Grade Girls Registration

The Freshmen Boys/Girls basketball team is made up of St. Patrick’s students from grades K-3rd grade. St. Patrick CCD students are also eligible to play in this league. The Boys’ season goes from mid November with practices starting in October and extending to the end of January. The Girls’ season goes from February with practices starting in January and extending to the end of March. All games are held on Saturday mornings at Allison Park Elementary School in Houston Pa.

There is also a Little Dribblers session that is offered at no additional cost for mostly K-1st grade students as well as first year players. This is a great program for the youngsters just learning to play the game of basketball. The sessions are co-ed and are held every Saturday morning 8:15 -10:30am from early September and will likely last through spring. The sessions are held at the Allison Park Elementary school in Houston Pa.

Instructional Rookie Boys/Girls Basketball  3rd-4th Grade Boys/Girls Rookie Registration

The Instructional Rookie Basketball Season is from late November until end of February and is open to Boys and Girls in 3rd-4th grades. Depending on the number of players signing up will determine if we have 2 teams or a co-ed team. Either way the kids will have a great time. The teams will start practicing mid October and the season will last through February with playoffs starting around mid February. The games and practice schedule will be determined based on gym availability. The Pittsburgh Diocese Instructional Rookie basketball league is a great stepping stone in developing the players basketball skills and establishing a love for the game itself. This league is a mostly instructional league and scores are not kept but fouls are called and explained to each player.

Instructional Prep Boys/Girls Basketball  5th-6th Grade Boys/Girls Prep Registration

The Instructional Prep Basketball Season is from late November until end of February and is open to Boys and Girls in 5th-6th grades. Depending on the number of players signing up will determine if we have 2 teams or a co-ed team. Either way the kids will have a great time. The teams will start practicing mid October and the season will last through February with playoffs starting around mid February. The games and practice schedule will be determined based on gym availability. The Pittsburgh Diocese Instructional Prep basketball league is a great stepping stone in developing the players basketball skills and establishing a love for the game itself. This league is more competitive and scores are kept and fouls are called. Playoffs and tournaments are available.

JV Boys/Girls Basketball:  5th-6th Grade JV Boys/Girls Registration

The Boys/Girls Basketball Season is from late November until early February and is open to students in 5th-6th grades. We will most likely be teaming up with Holy Child school again this year and playing in the Pittsburgh Diocesan League. Practices will start mid October and will last through February with playoffs starting around mid February. The games and practice schedule will be determined based on gym availability.

Varsity Boys/Girls Basketball:  7th-6th Grade JV Boys/Girls Registration

The Boys/Girls Varsity Basketball Season is from late November until early February and is open to Boys in 7th-8th grades. We will be teaming up with Holy Child school again this year and playing in the Pittsburgh Diocesan League. The boys will start practicing mid October all home games will be played again at Holy Child Elementary school gym in Bridgeville. The games and practice schedule will be determined based on gym availability.

Our Email Address and Events Calander:

We created a new email address for our Athletic Association stpatsathletics@gmail.com (or athletics@saintpatsschool.org(. All of our email correspondence will be sent out from this email address this year. This was done so we can establish a better communication between the Athletic Association, parents and faculty. With this new email address we were also able to create our own Athletics Calendar page on the schools website this way everyone can see when practices, games and events are for all sports. You can also subscribe to this page and link it to your online calendar

 Thank you all and God Bless!!!