Attention all Metcalf parents of fifth through eighth grade boys: There will be an informational meeting about boys basketball at 6 p.m. Monday, September 29, in the Metcalf Large Gym.

You will have a chance to meet your son’s coach and receive information on the upcoming season. Seventh and eighth grade boys begin practice Monday, October 20, while the fifth and sixth graders will start Monday, November 3. A more detailed schedule will be available as we get closer to the season.

Please remember to have a current physical on file with the school nurse. Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) policy dictates a current physical be completed and on file within the last 395 days in order to participate.

Questions can be directed to Athletic Director Steve Paxson at or (309) 438-2328.