Home‎ > ‎Forms and Docs‎ > ‎Email Updates‎ > ‎

Holiday Letter-Writing, Practice Bus, Erg Sprints, Spirit Wear and More

posted Dec 16, 2019, 9:53 AM by Anne Fernandez   [ updated Dec 16, 2019, 9:53 AM by WTW Crew Webmaster ]

Good morning,

In this email (details below):

  1. Practice Bus

  2. Holiday Letter-Writing

  3. Winter Break Winter Conditioning

  4. Amazon Smile

  5. Erg Sprints

  6. Spirit Wear

  7. Keep in Touch

  8. Key Dates

1. REMINDER: There is one seat remaining on the practice bus: Once that seat is filled we will begin a waitlist for seats as they open up. Go here to register and email wtwcrewactivities@gmail.com to get on the waitlist. If you’re registered for the bus, please send completed bus transportation agreements in as soon as possible. All the info is at the link above. Thank you!

2. THANK YOU: Holiday Fundraising Letters: Thank you to the rowers who wrote fundraising letters to family and friends! For any who missed it (or would like to write even more!), the prompts we used can be found here. If email or texting is more your style, feel free to include this video (thanks to Alicen Myers' mom!) in your note to anyone who may want to support our team.

Contributions can be sent to our mailing address (WT Woodson Crew Boosters, PO Box 2881  Fairfax, VA 22031) or online at wtwcrew.org under 'donate'.

Please direct any questions to Kim Sandino at wtwcrewfundraising@gmail.com or 703-862-4158. Thank you!

3. UPDATE: Winter Break Winter Conditioning: Coaches will host winter conditioning over the holiday break in the usual location from 9 to 11 AM on the following revised dates: December 23, January 2 and 3. (NOTE: We will NOT have winter conditioning at Woodson on 12/24 as the school will be closed.)

4. REMINDER: Amazon Smile: As we enter the final stretch of holiday shopping, you can still support the crew team by using Amazon Smile. If you haven’t already designated Crew as the charity you support when you shop through Amazon Smile, head over here and click “Yes, change my charity.” Then be sure to start at smile.amazon.com to do all your holiday shopping. Thanks!

5. REMINDER: 35th Annual Erg Sprints at T.C. Williams. Registration is open for one of the largest indoor rowing competitions for 18 and under rowers in the country, Saturday, February 1, 2020 at T.C. Williams High School. Look for 2,000 meter events as well as 20 and 30-minute, half marathon, marathon, relays, 500 meter sprints, double and quad slide, parent/child, and kids events. Athletes do not have to qualify to enter and all ages and levels of experience are welcome. Early registration closes December 31st. Get more information and register at www.ErgSprints.com

6. REMINDER: Spirit Wear Orders. Spirit wear orders will be ready this week. We will send a special email with pickup details as soon as everything arrives. Watch your inbox and Slack later in the week for pickup days and times. Thank you!


7. KEEP IN TOUCH: There are lots of ways to keep up with Woodson Crew. If you aren’t already, please follow us on Twitter @WoodsonCrew for all the latest news and updates. You can also follow us on Instagram @wtwoodsoncrew. We also communicate with families through the messaging app Slack. If you aren’t on, contact the WTW Crew Communications VP and request an invite: wtwcrewcommunications@gmail.com 


8. REMINDER: Other Key Dates:

  • December 23: winter break winter conditioning, 9-11 AM

  • January 2-3: winter break winter conditioning, 9-11 AM

  • January 11, Tag Day

  • January 12, Swim Test, Time and location TBD

  • January 25, Tag Day

  • February 1, Tag Day

  • February 6, Parent on-the-water meeting

  • February 8, Tag Day

  • February 24, On the water practice begins