Squash Club News

Our after-school Squash Club is underway! Please feel free to stop by the courts at Madison Squash Workshop to observe and/or participate with some of your classmates. The club meets on Fridays through November 21. Contact EAGLE parent Gregg Kissel (gekissel@gmail.com) with questions.

Also, you may want to mark your calendars for the upcoming 6th annual Madison Open Pro Squash Tournament. This event will run from October 30 through November 2. Kids will have an opportunity to meet, and perhaps hit around with, some of the pros representing nine different countries. Visit www.squashworkshop.com for club directions and event details.

Basketball for Younger Students

If you have a Primary, UP, or Intermediate student, we have a great sports opportunity for you! Tami Patel and Jake Johnson have volunteered to run after-school basketball for this age group on Wednesdays, starting next week, Sept. 24. This program will run through Oct. 29, and meets from 3:25 to 4:30 pm, in the EAGLE gym. If interested, please send $30 to the sports basket in the Reception Office, with your child’s name and unit in the note section of your check. Tami and Jake are excited to build skills, give kids a good workout, and have fun learning about and playing basketball!

EAGLE Cross Country Welcomes New Members

Any 4/5–7/8 student interested in cross country is welcome to join our group from 3:30 to 4:30 pm on Mondays, September and October. New students are welcome at any time, but students should first email Jack Maloney (jack@eagleschool.org) to express interest. Runners should meet around the green bench behind the playground at 3:30 pm; pick-up is near the gym at 4:30 pm. We’ll make the most of the beautiful trails behind EAGLE and learn some techniques to improve our abilities as a team!

Tennis Begins Sept. 17

Due to a scheduling conflict, Tennis Club for 4/5s – 7/8s will begin at 3:30 pm on Wed., Sept. 17 (not Sept. 10), at McKee Farms Park. Questions? Please contact coach Sam Crownover at samanthacrownover@sbcglobal.net.

After-School Squash Club

Former professional squash player Jonas Laursen will once again be leading an after-school Squash Club for EAGLE students. The club, which will begin on Sept. 19 and run for 8 consecutive weeks, will meet on Fridays at Madison Squash Workshop from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. The cost will be $95 per participant. There will be an open house at MSW next Friday, Sept. 12. Please stop by if you are curious about the sport or want to learn more about the EAGLE Squash Club. All ages are welcome! Need directions? Visit www.squashworkshop.com. Please email EAGLE parent Gregg Kissel (gekissel@gmail.com) with questions.

Spring Squash Club

Former professional squash player Jonas Laursen will once again be leading an after-school Squash Club for EAGLE students on Mondays, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. The spring session will begin on April 21 and run for six consecutive weeks. The cost will be $70 per participant.

 If you would like to join the club, please speak to 6/7 student Josh DuBeau, who is compiling a list of interested participants. Questions? Contact EAGLE parent Gregg Kissel (gekissel@gmail.com).

Ultimate Frisbee, Tennis, Basketball to Begin After Spring Break

Come enjoy another fun season of EAGLE sports this spring! We will have an Ultimate Frisbee team, as well as older kids’ tennis skills and scrimmages, and younger kids’ after-school basketball. Click on the link below for details.

Spring Sports 2014

Ski Club Wraps Up

Coordinators Dan Siehr and Jeremy Maritz would like to thank the 45 student skiers and 16 parents who participated in EAGLE Ski Club this year. The ski club books have recently been reconciled and refund checks were placed in students’ lockers yesterday. (Questions related to refunds may be directed to Dan Siehr.) In addition, as they look ahead to organizing next year’s club, Dan and Jeremy would appreciate any feedback or suggestions parents may have. Please email your ideas to Dan at dg.siehr@sbcglobal.net or Jeremy at jeremymaritz@gmail.com.

EAGLE Squash Club Returns for Spring Semester

Squash is back from a hiatus! Damon Bourne, Madison’s SquashWorkshop.com head pro, will be leading the group. The club will meet on Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. The spring session will begin on Feb. 6, and run for eight consecutive weeks. The cost will be $50 per participant. Please contact EAGLE parent Gregg Kissel (gekissel@gmail.com) if you would like to join the club.

Also, if you are curious about the sport, feel free to stop by during one of the sessions to check it out.

EAGLE Ski Club Trips Planned

Come join the EAGLE Ski Club for six fun Friday evenings and three all-day trips. For dates, forms, pricing, news, a detailed FAQ, and trip cancellations, visit http://EagleSkiClub.wordpress.com.

Please register at the Ski Club site, print and sign your consent forms, and turn in your forms with payment to the Reception Office by Dec. 20.

 To be able to reserve a bus, we do need 20 participants for each trip. Also, we want the Ski Club to be accessible to everyone! If money is tight this year, please take advantage of our generous “ski-larship” fund. Details can be found on the website. Questions about Ski Club? Please contact coordinators Dan Siehr (eagleskiclub@gmail.com) or Jeremy Maritz (jeremymaritz@gmail.com).

 What’s new about Ski Club this year?

  • Trips to both Cascade and Devils Head
  • Single pick-up location in the parking lot by Culver’s on the beltline
  • Tuesday, Jan. 21, is “New Skier Discount Day.” Anyone that did not ski with us last year can attend this trip at a substantial discount. Come out with us and give it a try!!
  • Friday, Feb. 14, is “Value Valentine’s Day” with ski discounts for everyone.
  • Thursday, Feb. 20, is “Snow Tube Option Add-On Day.” Details can be found on the Ski Club website. Check it out!