After last year's success, Grade 5/6 Team Sports Development Program offer again Girls’ Field hockey. The goal of this program is to help girls develop basic field hockey game skills and to provide opportunities to apply these skills in modified game situations. This program will be coached by Mrs. Kathy Novak, Head coach of the MS girls 7 & 8 grade Girls’ Field Hockey teams. Practices will be held from 3:45-5:00 pm on the following Fridays: 9/9 , 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7 (time change 1-3 pm) and 10/21, (no practice on 10/14, PT conferences). In addition, a small number of games/scrimmages are scheduled: On Wednesday 9/28 and 10/19 the team will join CLE Youth Field Hockey for scrimmages at the Hawken Lower School from 4:00-5:00. Transportation will be provided by Old Trail School. Plus a play day is scheduled on Saturday 10/1 at Old Trail School at noon. An additional game may be added. Minimum number of participants will be 12, with a maximum of 18. Uniforms will be provided. Players are strongly encouraged to bring their own water bottle, cleats, goggles, shin guards, mouth guards and sticks. The Old Trail PE dept. will have field hockey equipment available for use.