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Week at a Glance Newsletter-JUNE 24th
June 24, 2018
Welcome to the Week at a Glance E-Bulletin that provides your one-stop-spot for all the information you need to know now, some reminders, and where to find the information you need. Please make sure you are logged on to the website when you review the information-many of the pages are visible only when you are logged on.

BRIDLEWOOD MEET SIGN-OUTS DUE TODAY
If you are a competitive swimmer who will not be participating in our first  home meet against the  Bridlewood  Bridlewaves, we need your sign-out by TONIGHT, Sunday, June  17th. Instructions on how to sign out of a Swim Meet are  HERE on the Parent tab under Sign out for a Meet. ALSO remember if you are signed up for Volunteering at this meet but will not participate, please go into the Volunteer sheet and remove yourself so another family can pick up the job.
 
PRINCE WILLIAM SWIM LEAGUE MEET PARTICIPATION RULE
Per  PWSL rules, for a swimmer to participate in  Divisionals, they must have participated in two regular Dual Meets during the season. This does NOT include Time Trials. We have 4 meets remaining, so make sure you know this rule when considering participation in upcoming meets. MINI DOLPHIN families-please work with Coach Ashley to get your swimmers in meets if they are close to graduating to the "Big Team".
 
DEADLINES EXTENDED to TODAY
Spirit Wear orders have been extended to midnight, Sunday, June  24th. If you missed it...get your orders in TODAY. Click HERE to go to the online Spirit Wear store. Parents Night Out registration has been extended to TODAY. Click  HERE to go the  PNO event page for details on this fun Friday night event for kids that gives Mom and Dad an ESCAPE to put on nice clothes and finish a conversation. Register HERE. Premier Martial Arts is owned/operated by one of our own Wellington Dolphin families. 
 
TEAM PICTURES
Pictures are on Monday, June  25th. Please click  HERE for info on pictures. ALL swimmers including Mini Dolphins participate in the team picture. We will begin with individual pictures at 6:00 and assemble for the group picture at 6:45. Please be at the pool no later than 6:30, dry and in your team suit by 6:30. We do not have evening practice on picture day. The order form is HERE. Extras will be available at the pool.
 
RAFFLE WINNERS
Congratulations to  Nadda Clifford and Max Martinez, winners of our home meet raffle for Divisional Parking spots and Deck tent access at the Divisional swim meet. We will be raffling off more great stuff this upcoming weekend. Bring some cash!
 
PRINCE WILLIAM SWIM LEAGUE RESULTS-WEEK TWO POSTED
The  PWSL puts out weekly league-wide results that include Top 15 Relays, Top 25 Times, etc. These results usually come out on Sunday afternoons and will be posted  HERE on the  PWSL Results page under the Meets/Visitors tab. See where swimmers stack up against other teams and get a sneak peek on the next week's competition.
 
FAMILY FOLDERS
We have the Family Folders (FF) put together. Every family on the team has a FF, including Mini Dolphin families. This is a spot to look for things such as ribbons, flyers, DQ slips after meets, etc. We store these under cabinets in the pavilion and someone usually gets them out during practices. Please make it a habit to check your FF once or twice a week. Some  FFs have ribbons and awards from LAST YEAR still in them! If you find you are missing a Family Folder, send us an email and we will make one for you. With so many new families this year, we had to make a lot of new ones!
 
ACHIEVEMENT RIBBONS
Now that we have had two regular dual meets, we will begin issuing achievement ribbons for time drops. These are based on times from THIS season only and do not include Time Trial times. Ribbons will be placed in Family Folders. 
 
SWIMMER TEAM T-SHIRTS
If you STILL haven't received these for your swimmer, please check during practice. Mrs. Carroll has been working hard to get all of these in the right hands.
 
VOLUNTEER HOUR RECONCILIATION and REMINDERS
Now that we are through three major meet events, it is time for a reminder to Families to keep an eye on your Volunteer hours. Our Volunteer Coordinators put your hours worked in the tracking system, but it is a good practice to check on this periodically and make sure you got your credit. There is A LOT going on on meet day, and a lot of moving parts. Things get missed. If you find a discrepancy, please send an email to volunteer@wellingtondolphins.com, and they will work with you to make a correction. The Volunteering page  HERE under the parent tab has instructions on how to look at your hours. ALSO, with so many families this year, our Volunteer coordinators may need to shift some hours and job assignments around. They will let you know if this applies to you. Please don't stress about this-we just want everyone to share the work load equally to get it done! Our Volunteer Coordinators do an amazing job keeping track of everything and helping folks looking for work. If you need ANY help with Volunteering, email volunteer@wellingtondolphins.com.
 
UPCOMING EVENTS and FUN STUFF
Wednesday, June 27th will be our Peace Pottery fundraiser. Click  HERE for information on this fun event. Comes with free air conditioning! Parents Night Out on Friday, June 29th. REGISTER TODAY if you missed it. Your kids will come home happy and tired. Click  HERE to go to the  PNO page.