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16 March 2016

posted Apr 14, 2016, 4:29 PM by W. T. Woodson Crew   [ updated Apr 14, 2016, 4:29 PM by WTW Crew Webmaster ]
In this update:
  1. VASRA Job Sign Up
    ​ Links​
  2. Spring Break Schedule​
  3. ​Regatta Athlete Food Tent Sign Up​
  4. ​Fundraising​ - Merrifield Gift Cards, Sophisticake​

  5. Mandatory Parent Meeting - Away Regattas - 12 Apr, 7:30 Cav Hall
  6. Yearbook Pictures


1.  ​VASRA Regatta Job Sign Up Links
2.  Spring Break Schedule - 21 March-28 March.  Note: There is *NO BUS SERVICE 21-28 March.  Athletes should bring water, weather appropriate clothes (extra socks), sunscreen, and snacks.
  • Monday, 21 March, 1-3:15pm
  • Tue - Thurs, 22, 23 and 24 March - 2 practices a day. Note: 1/2 hour earlier afternoon start time T-Th.
    • Men 8-10:15,  12:30-3:15
    • Women 8:15-10:15, Women 12:45-3:30
      • The 2 hour gap between practices allows for lunch, athlete recovery time, and boat maintenance.  Athletes may leave during this time, or pack a lunch, bring a book and sleeping bag to relax at the river.  Coach Tylander will be at the river the entire time.  The 15 minute difference in start time makes launches less crowded and accommodates co-ed carpools.
  • Friday, 25 March 8- 10:15am
  • Saturday, 26 March - Polar Bear Regatta - Coaches will review arrival times and attendance with athletes
  • Monday, 28 March - Practice 4-6:30. *Remember:  NO SCHOOL and NO BUS SERVICE 
3.  Regatta Athlete Food Tent (RAFT) - Volunteer Sign Up
  • WTW Crew Parents provide healthy snacks on regatta days for athletes.  Families are assigned food or supplies to donate each week.  Volunteers are needed to help set up and oversee the RAFT each Saturday.  This is not a VASRA Regatta Job, it is a WTW Crew Volunteer opportunity, fundraising credit is given per shift.  The RAFT is much appreciated by athletes.
4.  Fundraising 
  • $25 Merrifield Garden Gift Cards - buy for Spring yard projects, sell them to your friends and neighbors!  Merrifield donates 25% of card sales to WTW Crew, this rebate for your total purchase/sale of cards will be credited to your personal WTW Crew Fundraising obligation!  Place order for cards by emailing Julie Smith atjasonjulie.smith@yahoo.com. Cards will be available for pick up by 1 April.
  • Sophisticake - Local baker of delicious cakes will donate 25% of purchase price to WTW Crew.  Check out the Yelp reviews http://www.yelp.com/biz/sophisticake-fairfax. Think Spring Holidays, Graduation etc
5.  Mandatory Away Regatta Parent Meeting - 12 April (new date)
  • Tuesday, 12 April, 7:30pm, WTW Cav Hall
  • Mark your calendar now to attend this very important meeting about Stotes and Nationals

6.  Yearbook Pictures Needed by 1 April

  • Please send pictures of WTW Crew this year (Green Days, Winter conditioning, Practice)  for the 2015-2016 Yearbook, to wtwcrewcommunications@gmail.com.