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September 2014

posted Sep 16, 2014, 10:29 AM by W. T. Woodson Crew   [ updated Sep 20, 2016, 12:30 PM by WTW Crew Webmaster ]
In this update:
  1. US Rowing Honor Roll - 12 September
  2. Woodson Athletic Boosters Chick Fil A Challenge - 12 September
  3. Crew Rummage Sale - 13 September 
  4. Scrip - 15 September
  5. Football Concessions - Crew Volunteers 26 September
  6. Equipment Work Days - 27 Sep (Oars), 25 Oct (Ergs)
  7. Swim Test - 27 Sep (required for "Green Days")
  8. Out of Season Practices: "Green Days" - 29 & 30 September, 3 & 4 October
  9. Booster Board Position Available - Sportswear Chair  
  10. Website - www.wtwcrew.org
  11. Save the Date & 2014-2015 WTW Crew Calendar
  12. Find all WTW Crew Volunteer Opportunities at SignUpGenius.com
1.  US Rowing Honor Roll - 12 September
  • Applications due by midnight 12 September!
  • Seniors please see attached criteria including 3.5 GPA and Individual Member of US Rowing
2.  Woodson Athletic Boosters Chick Fil-A Challenge - until 12 September 7:30pm
  • CHICK-FIL-A CHALLENGE  THIS FRIDAY - WOODSON vs. Fairfax FOOTBALL GAME  This Friday, September 12th at 7:30PM, the Woodson Varsity Football team will travel to Fairfax High School (our cross city rivals) and take on the Fairfax Rebels. The Fairfax City Chick-Fil-A is sponsoring a challenge between the two schools starting this past Saturday, September 6th and ending on Friday, September 12th at the kick-off of the game! If you visit Chick-Fil-A from the 6th through the 12th, please place your receipt in the WOODSON HIGH SCHOOL box to support the CAVALIERS!. At the end of the 3rd quarter, the school with the most receipts will receive $1000 and the runner-up school will receive $500 donation from Chick-Fil-A.  At the end of the game, Chick-Fil-A will award the winning football team with a  trophy to be kept by the school until next season.

3.  WTW Crew Rummage Sale - This Saturday 13 September

  • We have great stuff to sell, it is a wonderful multi family rummage sale in one great location.  We need shoppers!  Tell everyone you know!  Cut and paste the blurb below and send emails to friends and neighborhood associations today!
  • The Woodson Crew team will be holding a rummage sale on Saturday, September 13 from 8:00 am until 12 noon at Ilda Pool, 8900 Braeburn Drive, Annandale. We have lots of adult and children's clothes, books, home goods, kitchen ware and so much more! Monies raised from the sale will help the team purchase new equipment.  Please come out and support our student athletes.  We hope to see you on the 13th!

4.  Scrip - 15th of Every Month
  • WTW Crew will be selling Scrip now every month!!
  • Every purchase counts!  Include Scrip in your monthly budgeting - groceries, gas, restaurants, gift cards, big purchases
  • Check Orders due by 15th of every month (September 15th)
    • Complete and return attached form to Joan Fisher, with a check made payable to WT Woodson Crew Boosters, by September 15th. 4116 Doveville Lane, Fairfax, VA 22032.  If you are looking for vendor not listed on the form, go to www.shopwithscrip.com for a full listing. You can just write in the vendor name and amount your want to purchase on the bottom of the form. 
  • Or, set up your own ShopWithScrip account and order online:  To set up your own 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:  Write a check for the amount you order and send to Joan Fisher by 15th of the Month.  Or, register your account online and set up Presto Pay –  Great Lakes convenient electronic payment system. It is quick and easy and allows you to reload cards whenever you want -- you do not have to wait for a team order.  
5.  WTW Football Concessions Booth - 26 September
  • We operate the concession booth for WTW Athletic Boosters who in turn support all Woodson Sports and specifically approve a Crew with a funding request each year!  Friday Night Lights with the Crew Family!  It is a lot of fun!  We need 8 volunteers each shift. 6:30 -8:15 and 8:15-9:45.
  • Sign Up Genius Link to Volunteer:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508094eaaaa2da64-football

6.  Equipment Work Days 

7.  Swim Test - 27 September
  • Required for NEW Rowers and Coxswains Only
  • WTW Crew has scheduled a Swim Test 27 Sep 4-5:30, Oak Marr Rec Center  3200 Jermantown Rd, Oakton, VA
    • This is the only official Swim Test offered by WTW Crew before Out of Season Practice, "Green Day", Sessions
  • US Rowing requires one swim test per high school career before on the water practices including Green Days. 
  • If you have not had a WTW Crew swim test you must attend this Swim Test to participate in Green Days
  • No cost to you.  Bring a towel & suit; be prepared to swim length of pool, tread water and put on a personal flotation device 
  • Sign Up:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508094eaaaa2da64-aswimtest
8.  WTW Crew has scheduled Out of Season Practice "Green Day" Sessions
  • Two weeks of out of season practice on the water!  Save the dates now for after school practice. 
  • Note:  There is no fee for Green Days.  All athletes must sign up to attend and submit required forms. These practices are open to any athlete, new or returning, who wants to participate and are completely voluntary.
    • SESSION ONE:  September 29 & 30, Oct 1, 3 & 4.  
    • SESSION 2: October 20-25. 
  • 4:30-6:30pm,  Sandy Run Regional Park, WTW Boathouse.
  • Sign Up Now:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508094eaaaa2da64-crew
    • 1.  CURRENT PHYSICAL - Turned in to the Activities Office or the Athletic Trainer 
    • 2.  PRINTED COPY OF THE EMERGENCY CARE FORM - Turn in to Coach Penn at the first practice
    • Forms are available at www.wtwcrew.org under Enrollment Forms
    • SWIM TEST, 27 September, is REQUIRED ONLY for NEW Rowers/Coxswains
    • Reply to this email if you have any questions (Heidi Killion - woodson.crew@gmail.com)
9.  WTW Crew Booster Board Needs You!
  • Spirit wear/Uniforms Chair is open.  You already have an assistant!  We would like to fill this position asap.  If you are interested and would like more details please reply to this email.  Point of contact:  Heidi Killion at woodson.crew@gmail.com, or 907-980-8833.
10.  WT Woodson Crew Website 
  • Information, forms and links to important information 
  • Go to:  www.wtwcrew.org.
11.  Save the Dates
  • 14 October -  Booster Meeting, WTW D-116
  • 15 October -  Fall Parent Meeting, WTW Cafe B
  • 25 October -  Erg rental turn in and Erg Workday
  • 7 & 8 November - Craft Show Set Up & Show
  • 10 November - Board Meeting, WTW D-116
  • 19 November - Winter Conditioning Begins
  • 22 November, 6 and 13 December, 10 & 24 January, 7 Feb - TAG Days
  • See the full calendar here:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/14pGzxum8nq3yfxzmuMlvceaiZ-EWAeRIlqfuNvzvZ40/edit
12. For a complete list of WTW Crew Sign Up Opportunities' go to signupgenius.com, and at "Find a Sign Up", enter wtwcrewvolunteer@gmail.com.

Team Website -- http://www.wtwcrew.org/

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