Firestone Akron Swim Team

470 Castle Blvd | Akron, OH 44313 | P: 330.761.3274

FAST Newsletter: Week of January 17, 2021- Day Early Edition

Erin Crabtree

FAST NEWSLETTER: Week of January 17, 2021

 

This week's newsletter is coming to you a day early due to not having practice and having a meet tomorrow (Monday)! There are lots of schedule changes for this week, so please take note :) 

 

REPORTING ABSENCES

Please email HERE for any absences PRIOR to the practice missing.

 

SCHEDULE CHANGES FOR THIS WEEK!

  • No practice Monday 1/18- FHS Marathon Fundraiser & FAST meet for Age Groupers at Spire
  • No practice Friday 1/22-no make-up due to our FAST meet on 1/23
  • No practice Saturday 1/23-FAST Home meet in place of practice.

 

FUTURE PRACTICE CHANGES

Due to Home Firestone High School Meet, practice is cancelled for the following days:

  • No Practice Tuesday 1/26

Week of 1/25

  • Learners and Explorers will only practice Thursday 1/28 and Saturday 1/30 this week at their normal times.
  • Gold will practice Monday, Wednesday, & Friday at normal time, and Saturday 1/30 from 11am-1pm.
  • Green will practice their normal days and times this week with no changes.

 

MLK IM/FREE INVITE

Meet information, heat sheets and Spire Health Screening code went out this morning. If you have any questions, email Coach Erin.

 

FAST HOME INTER-SQUAD MEET

  • This Saturday, January 23- This meet will replace practice.
  • Final info and heat sheets will be emailed out later this week!
  • The deadline already passed to enter this meet. We cannot take any late entries.

 

REOCCURING REMINDERS

  • Please always wear masks outside while viewing practice or picking up your swimmer
  • Cold weather has arrived- Make sure your swimmer is dressed appropriately
  • Keep us informed of health and Covid exposure, including mandatory quarantines from school. Please keep your swimmer home if they aren’t feeling well!
  • Travel Reminder: Please email any absences due to travel. If you are heading out of state, please remember to follow the quarantine guidelines and let us know where you are going and when you will be back. This is required by the school and health department. TYIA!

 

FIRESTONE HIGH SCHOOL AKRON CHILDREN’S MARATHON

Tomorrow-Monday, January 18- the Firestone High School Swim Team will be holding a 12-hour swim marathon for the Kids-Helping-Kid’s fundraiser for Akron Children’s Hospital. If you would like to make a donation, please make a check out to FHAA and have your swimmer bring it in a labeled envelope this week to practice and give to Coach Carl or Erin. This is an annual fundraiser that has helped raise thousands upon thousands of dollars donated by the high schoolers every year to help those in need at Akron Children’s. Thank you in advance for your support.