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Update 22 April 2015

posted Apr 24, 2015, 5:22 AM by W. T. Woodson Crew   [ updated Apr 14, 2016, 4:05 PM by WTW Crew Webmaster ]
1.  Stotesbury and Nationals - Volunteer Sign Up, Paperwork due 3 May
2.  WTW Booster Board Nominating Committee Volunteers Needed
3.  VASRA Regatta Volunteers Needed - Friday
4.  Fundraising - Scrip Order, Due 1 May
5.  Sportswear
6.  Sports Physicals


1.  Stotesbury and Nationals
  • Paperwork due by 3 May to Kris Cole
    • 4508 Gilbertson Rd, Fairfax, VA 22032

2.  WTW Crew Booster Board Nominating Committee
  • WTW Crew Booster Board Elections are in June at our Annual Association Meeting.  We need a Nominating Committee to recruit officers and committee chairs.  Cathy Haines has volunteered to be the Nominating Committee Chair and needs your help:
    •  Looking for 2-4  Parents to serve on the 2015-2016 WTW Crew Boosters Association, Inc. Nominating Committee 
    • Both boy and girl student-athlete parents / guardians need to be represented on the committee.
    • Duties: The Nominating Committee shall solicit candidates for the Board of Directors from interested members of the Association in good standing. They will submit the slate of candidates with brief biographies to the General Membership for consideration before the Annual Association Meeting. Further nominations may be taken from the floor or proposed via write-in during the Annual Association Meeting.
    • If you are interested in volunteering for the Nominating Committee or interested in any of the board positions (descriptions listed in the handbook - wtwcrew.org), please contact Cathy Haines at wtwcrewvolunteer@gmail.com
    • You will receive service credit for serving on the Nominating Committee and each Board position also receives service credit!
3.  VASRA Regatta Volunteers Needed
  • Reminder:  Help is needed installing the Stake Boats (Start Platforms) this Friday from 4:30 until 7:30 (approximately).
  • A total of 10 volunteers are needed every Friday- 2 launch drivers and 8 helpers. 2 are currently signed up.
  • The Stake Boats are a key component to running a fair regatta, they will not get installed without volunteer help.
  • Sign-up here.
  • That you for your support, we couldn't run successful regattas without you and your volunteers.
  • You will receive WTW Crew Regatta Service Credit for volunteering.  Sign up at the link above and then email our Regatta Volunteer Coordinator: Marcia Welenson, marciagw@verizon.net
4. Fundraising
  • Scrip Order Due to Joan by 1 May
  • Remember!  Gift cards for every occasion, Mother's Day, Graduation, End of Year for Teachers, Birthdays !! 
  • Order form is attached, 4116 Doveville Ln, Fairfax VA  22032
  • Joan Fisher, wtwcrewfundraising@gmail.com
5.  Sportswear
  • If you ordered a pair of crew socks (medium) and did not receive them, Please contact Tu'lann
  • Splash jackets are in - delivered to practice Tue and Wed
  • Tu'lann von Christierson, tulannvonc@cox.com
6.  Sports Physicals
  • WT Woodson High School’s Sports Medicine Staff will be hosting physicals at Woodson on Wednesday June 17th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm
    • Physicals will be comprehensive and complete the requirement for the VHSL physical required for participation in athletics in Virginia and are good for the ENTIRE 2015-2016 school year. 
    • The cost will be $50 per student. 
    • Athletes will need to bring their VHSL physical forms with pages 1, 2, and 4 completed and signed by a parent/guardian.  These forms can be picked up in the Activities Office or found online at www.vhsl.org<http://www.vhsl.org>.  Only forms that say ‘Revised March 2013’ in the top right corner will be accepted.   Students will also need to wear athletic clothing and running shoes. 
    • Please pre-register at the following website  http://www.fcps.edu/sports and select Sports Physicals.  Once you have selected your preferred appointment time I will confirm the appointment with you via email.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Fickes in the Athletic Training Room. 
  • All are Welcome! Tell your friends, tell your neighbors. Remember that all money raised goes to support the Athletic Training Program, and most importantly, to your children. 
  • You may also begin to complete the annual concussion ed on May 1 using the same website.  One parent/guardian and the athlete must complete (you need the athlete’s student ID) this ANNUALLY to be eligible to try out and must have a physical completed on the March 2013 VHSL form also after May 1st.  
  • Physicals from this year (2014-2015) will allow student to participate in green days until June 30, 2015.  Beginning July 1 they will need a new exam so sign up to come to Woodson on June 17th
  • Please contact Kelly Fickes, Head Athletic Trainer, at kfickes@fcps.edu<mailto:kfickes@fcps.edu> with any questions.  Please follow www.wtwoodsonsports.org<http://www.wtwoodsonsports.org> for your WT Woodson Sports information.