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Tyler ISD elementary students compete in track meet

TYLER, May 1, 2014-- Tyler ISD fourth and fifth grade students from Caldwell, Birdwell, Clarkston, Griffin, Orr and Woods elementary schools will experience the sport of Track and Field this week by participating in their own track meet. 

The meet will be held at John Tyler High School, where fifth graders will compete Thursday, and fourth graders on Friday.

“This track meet teaches our students core values and also prepares them for middle school track,” Dyann Kemp, physical education coach at Caldwell Elementary, said.

The meet will begin at 9:30 a.m., with field events.  Running events will begin around 12:30 p.m., and should finish around 2 p.m.

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