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2nd Update for September 2014

posted Sep 30, 2014, 6:49 PM by W. T. Woodson Crew   [ updated Sep 20, 2016, 12:29 PM by WTW Crew Webmaster ]
In this Update:
  1. Football Concessions - Friday, 26 Sep 
  2. Boathouse Workday - Saturday, 27 Sep 9-2
  3. Swim Test - 27 Sep, 4pm
  4. Out of Season Practices "Green Days" - Starting 29 Sep 
  5. Tag Day Assistant (Shadow) - asap
  6. Craft Fair - Get the word out!
  7. Amazon Smile Link - Sign Up!
  8. Homecoming Parade - 10 Oct
  9. WTW Crew Boosters Meeting - 14 Oct
  10. Scrip - 17 Oct
  11. Scholarship Application - 19 Feb
  12. WTW Crew Calendar 2014-2015

1.  .  WTW Crew  - Football Concession Stand - 26 Sep
  • Please wear Crew Spirit Wear while volunteering!  
  • This is a great way to connect with crew parents and earn some funds for WT Woodson Crew by supporting the Woodson Athletic Boosters.  We've committed to operating the booth one game per season (We still need a couple volunteers for the second shift)
2.  Boathouse Work Day - 27 Sep, 9am-2pm
3.  Swim Test (mandatory for new rowers/cox)  27 Sep 4pm Oak Marr Rec Center, 4pm  
  • http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508094eaaaa2da64-aswimtest
    • Swim test information:  Please have your student athlete bring both their swimsuit/trunks and cold weather work out clothes.  They will swim the 100 meters in their swim suit/trunks.  Then they will tread for two minutes and put on a life jacket/vest in cold weather clothing.  For example, wear sweat pants and a hooded sweatshirt over a swimsuit to simulate cold-weather on-the-water practices.  Some athletes will wear long sleeved shirts, others will wear sweatshirts but, all wore pants (either sweat pants, workout pants, etc...) Safety is our top priority when the student athletes are on the water.
4.  Green Days - Sep 29 - Oct 4Oct 20 - Oct 25  
5.  Tag Day Assistant/Shadow Needed - asap
  • We are looking for a shadow(s) to assist/learn the Tag Day routine.  As this is Marie's last year as a crew parent (her daughter Abie is a senior this year), we would love to have a smooth transition going into the 2015-2016 season.  The ideal candidate(s) would be parents of a sophomore (but we'll take freshman and junior parents as well). 
  • Please contact Marie at mariekolls@gmail.com.
6.  Craft Fair - Tell everyone you know to "Save the Date for Craft Fair -- 8 Nov!"  
  • Greetings Crew Families!
  • Please mark your calendars for this year's 22nd Annual Holiday Happenings Craft Show.  When: Saturday, 8 November 2014, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (that's just 6 weeks away).  We're asking that each of you please forward this information to all of your friends and family in the area.  Also, if you are a member of any clubs or organizations, make sure they're included - the more the merrier!
  • This year's show features a variety of uniquely handcrafted arts and crafts and is a great place to shop for holiday gifts.  As always, admission for shoppers is FREE!
  • Our Facebook Page is under construction but you can still "like" us for updates as they come in. https://www.facebook.com/WTWoodsonCraftShow/471330316308047
  • A SignUpGenius will be sent out to let you know how you can volunteer to support this event (We need volunteers 7 & 8 Nov)
  • Thanks to each of you for helping to make this years show profitable for the WTW Crew Team!  Respectfully, Laura G. Hundley (WTW Crew Craft Fair Chair)
7.  WTW Crew Amazon Smile Link
  • Link your Amazon account to support "WT Woodson Crew Boosters Association Inc."  When you shop through Amazon.com the team will earn a % of your purchase.
  • Go to https://smile.amazon.com
    • Under "Your Account" select "Choose or Change your Charity" and at "Pick your own charitable organization" enter "WT Woodson Crew Boosters Association"
    • You only have to do this once and when you log on to Amazon it will say "Supporting WT Woodson Crew Boosters Association" at the top of the screen 
8.  Homecoming Parade - 10 October
  • WTW Crew is participating in the Homecoming Parade this year Friday 10 Oct
  • Save the Date and Stay tuned for a Sign Up Genius
9.  WTW Crew Boosters - 14 Oct
  • Meeting 14 Oct Room D-116 WTW, 7-8:30pm
    • Minutes from previous meetings are available for members.  If interested, please contact WTW Crew Secretary Deb Becker, wtwcrewsecretary@gmail.com
10.  WTW Scrip - 17 Oct
  • Make SCRIP part of your monthly routine!  Deadline: Oct 17th.  Buy SCRIP and Help The Crew Team at NO COST TO YOU!  Put your monthly grocery and retail purchases to work for the Woodson Crew! When you purchase the gift cards at face value, the rebate goes directly to our team.  
  • To set up your own ShopWithScrip account and order online:  Go to www.shopwithscrip.com and enter enrollment code. Contact Joan Fisher for the enrollment code. This will set you up with your own personal account, tied to WT Woodson Crew Boosters. Please do not share this account number with anyone outside of the team.
    • When ordering online, you have two ways to pay:  The first is to write a check, payable to WTW Crew Boosters, for amount you order and send to Joan Fisher.    Second option is Presto Pay –  Great Lakes convenient electronic payment system.  You can set this up when you register your account online.  It is quick and easy and allows you to reload cards whenever you want -- you do not have to wait for a team order.  
    • If you don't want to order online, please take a look at the attached order form and email your order to Joan Fisher joanmkf@aol.com by 5 pm on October 17th and she will place it for you.  Mail or drop off your check to her at 4116 Doveville Lane, FX 22032 within the next couple days.
      11.   Northern Virginia Athletic Directors, Administrators and Coaches Association (NVADACA) Scholarships - Due 19 Feb
      • The Northern Virginia Athletic Directors, Administrators, and Coaches Association (NVADACA) announces its annual scholarship program.  Seniors in Virginia Northern Region High Schools who have participated in interscholastic sports as an athlete, team manager, athletic trainer or cheerleader are eligible to apply to receive one of the fifteen (15) scholarships.  (Last year $2,000 was planned and $3,000 was awarded)  
      • Included in the fifteen scholarships are three special scholarships recognizing: a physically challenged student, a student planning a career in elementary education, and a student with two letters in either baseball or softball.  
      • Completed application packets include a listing of athletics and activities, a 500-word essay on one of three topics, a recommendation, and a transcript release form for an official seventh semester transcript.  A statement of financial need is required, but need is viewed very broadly.  Criteria for judging will include academic achievement, extent of involvement, contributions to the team(s), contributions to school, community, church, and work, writing skills, leadership, and financial need.  
      • The application is available in the Career Center and at www.nvadaca.org.  Applications MUST be returned to the Career Center no later than Thursday, 19 February.  Ignore the deadline cited online.  WTW committees must have time to process applications to properly submit applications.

      12.  WTW Crew Annual Calendar