- Thanksgiving Week Practice: (updated 11/16)
Mon, Tue REGULAR practice 7:30p-9:30p
No practice Wed Nov 21, and Nov 22 Thanksgiving Day
There now Will be practice Fri Nov 23 at regular time (4:15p-6p) (no bus on that Friday as school is closed, so provide own transportation or car pool.
- Monday – Team Captain Vote, team T-shirt preview (possibly)
Monday, Nov 12 = Day 1 in the water!
Be ready to swim with suit and goggles and practice cap for long hair people. (doesn’t need to be the team suit for practices. Team suit for meets though can be ordered top left here of the front page of the team website.) I’ll be able to distribute team caps for new swimmers that have all clearances done.
Bring a water bottle.
Season Practice Schedule:
Fri 4:15p-6p (bus from school leaves 3:25p)
No practice Thanksgiving day. I’ll get back to you on that Friday. But YES, Mandatory practice Mon-Wed on Thanksgiving week! It all counts! 1st meet in 1 month! (on Tues Dec 11)
If you Don’t have your Clearance on Day 1, make sure you show up anyways to get a partial credit for attendance. You’ll want to be there for information, and especially first-year swimmers, to listen in on stroke technique, super important!!
I’ll be there a bit early this evening (7pm’ish) so I can start checking off clearance stuff too for those that can get there as well.
Season 2018-2019 Info Flyer (pdf)
Important Flyer Excerpts:
- Day 1 in water – Mon Nov 12.
- Get Clearances done ASAP – see Athletic Dept
- User Fee $300
- order team suits top left link on this page
- Optional Pre-Season Dryland – only 3 days – Tue Oct 30/ Thu Nov 1/ Tue Nov 6 — all 6p-7:30p in weight room (enter via outside door or entering building from stadium side entrance.), provide own transportation to and from.
- Unofficial meet schedule coming soon (official meet schedule posted after Nov 8)
Info Meeting – *** CHANGED to THURSDAY Oct 25th, eve. 6:30p-7 :30p in the Commons (can’t do this Tues)
Optional Preseason Dryland:
Tues Oct 30, Thur Nov 1, Tues Nov 6: all 6-7:30p, meet in weight room.
- Added a Team Pictures page – All are now processed and available here. (Friday eve. added 23 group shots from Jill’s batch)
- TEAM BANQUET – Wednesday, Mar 7 – 6:30pm at Pietro’s Pizza
Team Pics postponed with potential icy/snow conditions predicted for this evening – New Date confirmed-> next Wed. Feb 28, 7:30p-8:30p
- Awesome job at Districts people! A bunch of people took off a lot of time for excellent PRs!
- No State qualifiers this year, but a couple REALLY close ones!
- End of Season Banquet – TBA (likely towards end of February)
- Team Pictures – WED – Feb 21 – 7:30p-8:30pm – Wave Pool
- Team T-shirts – Still need at least 10 t-shirts that family/friends/siblings to add to the order. It will be $5 per shirt, as I will be able to use some of last year’s surplus to chip in. Send Grace a txt with Quantity and the Size of any of those extra T-shirts, ASAP!
- Swim Team Retreat – TBA
- Fundraiser #1 for Retreat – pop can drive- details TBA. Keep checking back here for updates over the next few days. I will also have team captains send notes out as I get specifics on any of the above.
Friday – Districts Prelims Results
Congratulations to the following swimmers, who will need to show up for Warmups on Sat by 10:45am:
Megan (2 relays, 200 Free, 500 Free)
Olivia Hill (Medley Relay, 100 Br)
Grace (4 events)
Haylie (4 events)
Olivia Wait (Medley relay alternate)
Christian (4 events)
Trygve (4 events)
Colton (4 events)
Michael (4 events)
Anna (400 A Relay, alt-alt : 200, 500 Free alternate at #15)
Athena (officially keeping the tradition of FIRST YEAR swimmers making Districts finals top 12 🙂 – 100 Free, 200 IM, 400 Free Relay A
Catelynn – ( 50 Free, 200 & 400 Free Relays)
Hayden (400 Free A, 500 Free, 1st alt 50 Free)
Jennifer (400 Free A Relay, 2nd alt 100 Free)
Jackson ( (400 Free A Relay, alt-alt 100 Free)
Lexee (500 Free, and helping Athena out with the above tradition)
Alex (alt-alt 15th 500 Free, alt-alt 16th 100 Back not 17th)
Lauren (100 Br)
Eddie (400 Free A Relay, alt-alt 500 Free)
Jackson (400 Free A Relay, tradition helper #3)
Clara – (only if well enough – 400 Free Relay A)
((Simon would have been #12 100 Back :/ Bummer Simon!))
All others, be at pool before 1pm (12:45 is good).. 1pm is when the meet officially Starts.
Senior Swim will be at the conclusion of the Final events.
Parkrose High School, 12003 NE Shaver Street, Portland OR 97220
- Meet INFO (docx)
- Senior Swim Bio form (pdf) (Seniors: download and print out, fill out. Due Friday morning at the meet)
- TIMERS— I just found out late Wed eve. they at some point Did switch and decided to assign our team a Timing Lane this year (and never told me they made that change after-the-fact) ah well, we will do what we can on Short notice!.. So, anywhere anyone can help out Please let me know ASAP thanks!!!!
They also assigned Sandy a lane, and Sandy has only 12 swimmers on their team (they were large in the past), so that won’t work either! If we fill out ours and people can still volunteer, I’m sure Sandy would appreciate too! And remember, timers have the best front row seats in the house 😉
For Putnam though, we need 2 timers for each time slot. (Timers and Chaperones get in Free to note) If you can do more than one, Awesome, let me know!
Friday Prelims TIMERS Lane 2 – Putnam 10:00am-12 noon 1) Micki Goldstein 2) Jaime Mcleod 12:00noon-2:00pm 1) Rob Bender 2) 2:00pm-4:00pm 1) 2) Saturday Finals TIMERS Lane 2 – Putnam 1:00pm-2:00pm 1) 2) 2:00pm-3:00pm 1) 2) 3:00pm-4:00pm 1) 2) 4:00pm-5:00pm 1) 2) *5:00pm-*6:00pm 1) * (I doubt meet goes this late, but just in case.. usu ends near 4-5p) 2)
- Chaperones Assignments (hang in gym and watch stuff and keep the swimmers from bouncing off the walls) -* and if anyone could help sub chaperones for the moments when their kids swim so they can watch would be awesome! Anna and Lexee swim at the same time possibly for the 500.
Friday Prelims 1) Jill Bender (Anna’s) 2) Amy Mathews (Lexee’s) Saturday Finals
1) Jill Henion (Catelynn’s) 2)
- –> Psych Sheet!!!<—
(note: wrong time for Megan 200 Free 2:16’ish? and Lauren 100 Br 1:32.24, no worries – outside smokers! Maybe some others. I didn’t necessarily get all the last meet’s new times in there 😉
Note the girls “A” 200 Free Relay… no pressure or anything 😉 – Based on PR splits offhand.
The Girls Medley A Relay is not the correct time: 2:13 so should be seated 4th.
- — ITINERARY and Notes–
—- Wednesday Feb 8th —-
– Last Chance for maximum effect carbo-loading : dinner/food-wise. (ie. foods with extra carbohydrates, e.g. pasta-type meals are great)
—- Thursday Feb 8th —-
– Right after school – start shaving if you are a guy— You need the extra time you newbs!
– SHORT Practice – 7:30pm-8:35pm’ish – SMWU – a couple dives, Done go home and SLEEP – Make sure you’re rides Know it’s a short practice and you are to be picked up EARLY!
– Finish Shaving if you haven’t
– SET THREE DIFFERENT ALARM CLOCKS and Plug in your PHONE, Turned ON and Volume on High!!!
—- Friday Feb 9 —-
** Chaperones (hang in gym with swimmer’s gear) and Timer Helpers get in FREE, but I have to have names ahead of time
*** No shaving at the MEET at all! *** => can be immediately DQ’d for the rest of the meet, so have that done the day before Thursday
*** No Diving at Any time except for Specified Block Sprints with Coach (and of course your race themselves)
– 6am – swimmers text team captains “I’m Up and Going”
– 6:35am – Meet at Putnam
– 6:50am – Bus Departs for Parkrose HS Pool
– 7:30am-9:30am WARMUPS – swimmers will go in groups of 9 for their 25min each group
– 10pm MEET STARTS
– Meet Ends – maybe 2pm’ish
– BUS will be available to return swimmers to Putnam
—- Saturday Feb 10 —-
– All provide their own ride or commute with each other to Parkrose
– All Swimmers Attend Saturday, Finalists and alternates arrive for warmups. (Plan on 1st -20th place seated swimmers, based on after Friday’s Prelims Results, just in case!!!)
– warmups 10:30am-12:30pm
– Meet Starts 1pm
– finishes (usually around 5pm with the Senior Swim tributes)
—- Sunday Feb 11 —-
– sometime early afternoon- I get results on if we have State Qualifier Wild Card swimmers
State Championship Qualification:
1) automatic Qualifiers: 1st in your Event at Districts
2) wild card qualifiers: any of the remaining 7 spots (of the 12 for each Event) after the first 5 that are reserved for the 5 Districts’ 1st place finishers.
Friday Feb 2
– Practice Canceled*
– Team Pictures postponed*
* There’s a swim meet during our time slot (and it will be difficult to use the Wave Pool with it being the large Clackamas HS meet), and the pool will be closing after the swim meet so we will reschedule the team photos.. Potentially the Friday After Districts (if we do not have State Qualifiers)
DISTRICTS REQUESTS DUE TODAY FRIDAY FEB 2!!
Please REVIEW the Request spreadsheet
Message me directly ASAP 503.891.5981 if any changes needed.
Girls Districts Request – FINAL pending swimmer review – 6:24pm
Boys Districts Request – FINAL pending swimmer review -5pm