July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021: THE DIVISIONALS EDITION
DIVISIONALS MEET-JULY 31st The Divisionals Championship is the biggest meet of the season. Swimmers who have attended 2 regular meets and have a legal time from THIS season are eligible to swim in Divisionals. Coach Wendy has already been swimstalking Kingsbrooke and Ridgewood and is already preparing the meet entries. If you just realizing right now, OH CRAP, we fogot to sign out, email Coach Wendy IMMEDIATELY and let her know [email protected].
DIVISIONALS PROGRAM COVER ART, SENIOR and BUSINESS AD LAST CHANCE If you have a Senior Last Splash page, Cover Art submission or other advertisement, please send them in a .PDF format to our Divisionals Program Coordinator, Melissa Sweetland ASAP. Deadlines for these items have already passed. She can be reached at [email protected]
SHINING SOL CANDLE ORDERS-LAST DAY is MONDAY, JULY 26th If you still have not purchases the HOTTEST THING IN MANSSAS, tomorrow will be your last chance! Support the team, and a great local small business. The online order page is HERE, or stop by their shop in Old Town Manassas. Make sure you tell them you are with the Dolphins so they apply our fundraising percentage to your total order.
SPIRIT WEEK Spirit week celebrations will start Monday with Decades Day (70s/80s/90s). Tuesday will be Hawaiian Day; Wednesday Wacky/Crazy Hair/Cool Socks Day; Thursday Twin Day; Friday with PJs for the Pancake Breakfast, and Saturday-Meet day is PURPLE PALOOZA DAY! We need all family members to bring out ALL the purple and show their team spirit. And all the MOMS get excited to dust off those TuTus! (If you are blindsided by the TuTu directive, click HERE for help.)
END OF YEAR HOUSEKEEPING We need ALL families-Including Mini Dolphins to check/clean out their Family Folders this week. We use the folders during the Divisonal meet to file ribbons, so folders full of stuff isn't helpful. Also remember to check the Lost and Found this week at the pool to see if there are any items you didn't realize you were missing.
2021SWIM-A-LAP PLEDGES We have collected close to $5,000 for this year's Swim-a-Lap fundraiser. The fundraising tool will remain open through this week to collect remaining lap pledges or donations. We are still hoping we will make our $6,000.00 goal.
BOARD OF DIRECTOR CANDIDATE FORMS REMINDER If you are interested in running for the Board of Directors, Candidate Forms must be submitted along with a short bio by Wednesday, July 28th. Click HERE for more information. Families that are Wellington HOA members are strongly encouraged to consider being part of our Board.
ANNUAL PJs and PANCAKES BREAKFAST Friday morning will be our annual Pancake Breakfast-click HERE for event information. Swimmers participate during regular practice times. Parent volunteers are needed to help make this a successful event. If you are able to help, please sign up. This is one of the kids' favorite events and has been a team tradition for over 20 years. We need lots of parent hands to help it be successful.
END OF SEASON AWARDS and AFTER-PARTY After Divisionals is over, we nap, have an early dinner, then we put on something nice and all meet at Osbourn High School for our annual Awards ceremony. There are special awards and recognition and is always a fun night! This also serves as our Annual Meeting where we elect our Board of Directors. DON'T MISS IT. Then we head back to the pool for the after party where we have tons of fun and say our last goodbyes to our beloved ten lane pool until 2022. Click HERE for full details on times/schedule.