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August Sports Practices

August 3, 2015 will be the first day of practice for all high school students participating in cross-country, football and soccer. Practice times are as follows:


August 3- 21 — Practices will be Monday through Friday 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, practices will be at Priory with the runners meeting at the main entrance to the high school.
On Tuesday and Thursday practices will be at Queeny Park. Enter at the Mason Road entrance near the dog museum. Coaches and runners will meet in the area adjacent to and just west of the parking lot.
The coaches will inform the runners of optional weekend practices.


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August 3-7, 10-13, 17-18 — Meetings begin at 6:30 a.m.
August 14 — Jamboree at Kennedy H.S.  6:00 p.m.
August 19-21 — Practice begins at 3:00 p.m.

August 3-7 — 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
August 10-14 —  9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
August 17-21 — 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.   


Varsity and Junior Varsity
August 3-7 — 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. (meet on stadium field)
August 10-14 — 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
August 17- 21 — Coaches will provide practice times.

July 25 through August 2 is an athletic dead period for all sports as mandated by MSHSAA. Priory students are not to be using any of Priory’s athletic or training facilities during this period.

Please click here to download the 2015-16 “Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation” form, which the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) requires all students to file with their school office before beginning practice on August 3. Instructions for completing the form are available on our website. The entire four-page form, including signatures in all appropriate places, must be on file before a student can participate in practices. High School students should return the completed form to Priory, attn: Mrs. Tina Pilla, by Friday, July 31. Junior School students should return the completed form to Priory, attn: Mrs. Carrie Lane.  Keep a copy of the completed form for your own records.

If you have any questions please contact Athletics Director Tom Fiala at (314) 434-3690 ext. 145 or

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