Weekly Info 6/18/2018 - 6/25/2018

Hi Torpedo Parents,

Torpedo Weekly Update: Week of June 17th
ACTIVITYDETAILS
AVAILABILITYMARK AVAILABILITY FOR SATURDAY MEETS ON THE WEBSITE!
It is imperative that every family mark their availability for every Saturday meet this season, in addition to the Relay Carnivals! To do so, head to germantowntorpedoes.com, click the Meets and Results tab, find the Signup Calendar, and click the Meet Entry button. From there, click Edit, and select Attending or Not Attending from the drop-down box. Even if your swimmer has never swum an 'A' meet, still mark your availability! 
NEW PRACTICE TIMES

ALL WEEK

@Germantown Outdoor Pool

NEW SUMMER SCHEDULE STARTS
  • Monday – Friday
    • Swimmers 10 & Under: 9:00 am – 10:00 am
    • Swimmers 11 & Up: 7:30 am – 9:00 am
  • Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday
    • All swimmers: 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

TEAM FEE

Have you paid your team fee yet? It's $40 per family. Checks can be made out to "Germantown Torpedoes." Find a team rep at practice to pay.
WEDNESDAY MEETGermantown @ Manchester Farm

June 20, 2017

13851 Hopkins Rd, Germantown, MD 20874

Start: 5:30 PM

Warm-up: 5:00 PM

Please read the following to ensure your swimmer(s) are signed up and entered for THIS WEDNESDAY night meet. No late entries will be considered.

Sign-Up by Monday 10pm //Last year's deadline

Go to the Meets & Results tab

Go to the Signup Calendar

Scroll down to the upcoming Wednesday Swim Meet.

Clicking on "Meet Entry" to indicate you are available.

Choose your events based on these guidelines:

  • All swimmers must perform a “legal” stroke to participate (ask a coach if you are unsure)
  • A swimmer is not eligible to swim in a Wednesday meet if he/she scored in two or more events on the previous Saturday.
  • Swimmers can choose a total of three individual strokes and one I.M. per week (Sat + Wed)
  • Swimmer can swim an event only once per week in either a Saturday or Wednesday meet.

Team theme for team spirit, arrive at the pool with this dress theme in mind:

Wacky Tacky

- Never get to break out that pocket protector that's been lying around? Here's your chance.

Parent Volunteers Needed. To Sign-Up:

  • Go to the Meets & Results tab
  • Go to the Signup Calendar
  • Find June 16th
  • Click Job Signup

BAGEL THURSDAY

In between 1st and 2nd practice at approx. 8:45 am

Bagel Thursday is a long time Torpedo tradition to celebrate the achievements that took place from the previous Wednesday night meet. All swimmers at practice can purchase a bagel w/cream cheese and juice for $1.50. Coaches will then hand out ribbons from the Wednesday night meet while swimmers enjoy their tasty bagels from Royal Bakery.

THURSDAY PEP RALLY 6:30pm Next to the pool

Award ribbons from Wed night's meet

Make posters for our Team theme the next two meets: Luau!

WEAR SATURDAY'S THEME(LUAU), AND GET PRIZES!

SATURDAY

MEET

Saturday, June 23rd

Stonegate @ Germantown

Meet starts at 9am

Warm-Ups are 7:45am

Coach will determine lineup for this meet and email announcement will be sent no later than Thursday. If you are in the lineup and CANNOT be at the meet, please notify Coach Mark so that he can adjust the lineup prior to submitting on Friday.

Parents are asked to indicate swimmer(s) availability for all Saturday meets through using their Germantown Torpedoes SwimTopia account.

Team theme for team spirit, arrive at the pool with this dress theme in mind:

Luau: Hawaiian shirts and leis

Parent Volunteers Needed. To Sign-Up:

  • Go to the Meets & Results tab
  • Go to the Signup Calendar
  • Find June 16th
  • Click Job Signup

FUNDRAISER

Saturday Team Fundraiser Lunch

after the meet let's eat and receive our ribbons:

Panda Express 19847 Century Blvd, Germantown, MD 20874

The team will receive a part of the proceeds.

Vacation NotificationCAN YOU ATTEND EACH RELAY CARNIVAL AND SATURDAY MEET?

It is essential for the coaches making the lineups for those events.

  • Log into your Torpedo account
  • Go to the Meets & Results tab
  • Go to the Signup Calendar
  • Click on each Saturday Swim Meet and each of the two Relay Carnivals and indicate whether you are available by clicking on "Meet Entry" then “Edit”

Student Service Learning Hours (SSL) Binder

For all students who have worked at Torpedo meets to earn SSL Hours, a green binder will be out during practice for logging your hours earned. If you have any questions about how to log and/or complete your hours, please see one of the parent representatives at the pool

As always, I'm available for questions and concerns at [email protected]

Let's have a great week, Torpedoes!

- Coach Mark

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