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2 days ago @ 4:03PM

Swim & Dive Team - Swim Practice Tuesday 1/15/19

After school activities are cancelled after 6:30 pm tonight. As our practice ends at 6:30 and the pool will be open on their normal schedule, we will still hold practice. Parents, if you have concerns for your swimmer's safety due to the driving conditions, please have your athlete document their absence on the Absence Notification form (it will be an excused absence).

Team News

1 week ago @ 4:46PM

Swim & Dive Team Weekly Update 1/7/19

Great job against BDHS on Friday!! Results are posted on our SLMS page.

Mon-Thurs - Normal practices at PWCSAC (Colgan) 5:30-6:30 pm

Thurs, 1/10 – Pasta Dinner (7:30-8:30) @ PHS Commons 1 (after practice); Attending this function counts towards one practice for all swimmers - make up a missed practice, bank one for later, etc. Sign up to bring items to the Pasta Dinner, click here.


Fri, 1/11 - meet against Battlefield @ PWCSAC (Spirit wear at school; Meet Theme: Mega Spirit)

                Show time: 4:45 pm

                Warm ups: 5:00 pm

                Meet starts: 6:00 pm

This meet is a two-dual meet and will take a little longer than our normal dual meet. However, there are less volunteers needed for the meet. Please sign up on our Volunteer site to help at the meet.


Sat, 1/12 – dive meet @ PWCSAC, 10:30 am – last regular dive meet of the season. Come show your support of our fantastic divers!


Seniors - send in your baby pics to Coach Bussian: bussiae@pwcs.edu. 


Please use the Absence Notification form to identify absences from practice or meets in "Team Links" section.

Swimmers - use the Events and Times form to let coaches know of your current (within 2018-2019) times and preferred high school events to swim. Find the form in the "Team Links" section.

Team News

1 week ago @ 9:57PM

Swim & Dive Team - Quick Info for BDHS meet

Hope everyone had a wonderful winter break! Get ready for some great meets in the next few weeks. For our meet against BDHS (1/4/19, Friday):

Show: 7:15 pm - Freedom Center

Warm ups: 7:30 pm

Meet starts: 8:00 pm

School attire: dress up // Meet theme: Western

Dive meet, Saturday, 1/5/19: 10:30 am at PWSAC // Note: due to two less dive meets this year, the swimmer obligation is reduced to attending one dive meet instead of two.


Seniors: quick meeting after the meet Friday to discuss Senior night. Send in your baby pics to Coach Bussian.

Team News

4 weeks ago @ 1:58PM

Swim & Dive Team Weekly Update 12/17/18 and Winter Break Info

Way to go at our meets last weekend!! Between the SJHS and OHS meets, we had: 7 State cuts and 6 Region cuts for individuals and 2 relays with Region cuts. Check “Summaries and Headlines” for highlights -- full results on team SLMS (access code S53AS3).


Practices this week: Monday - Wednesday @ PWCSAC (Colgan)

NO PRACTICE THURSDAY, 12/20 - Holiday Party @ Tuscani Grill (near Red Robin) 6:30-8:30 pm; $5.00 per athlete, pay at the door (cash or check to Patriot Boosters). Counts as year round practice.

Meet Friday, 12/21 @ Cub Run vs Westfield High School. Bus @ door 20 (leaves at 4:45 pm) – ALL ATHLETES ride the bus to the meet. Wear spirit wear on Thursday. Meet theme: Ugly Sweater

            Meet Details:

                Dive Warm Ups: 6:00 pm

                Dive Meet: 6:30 pm

                Swim Warm Ups: after dive meet, ~7:15-7:30 pm

                Swim Meet: to follow warm ups, ~ 7:45-8:00 pm


Great Job so far for our Adopt-a-Family drive! We have collected so many good things for our families. You are helping make their Christmas a special one. Way to go, Pioneers! You can still drop off your item(s) until Wed practice.

Please continue to sell Attractions Book (use EZPay or check) and Pioneer cards.


Here’s some information and reminders as we approach winter break:

OPTIONAL winter break practices (12/24, 26, 28, 31) (see Google calendar) @ Freedom Center:

Mondays (10:00-11:00 am) 12/24, 12/31

Wednesday (8:00-9:00 am) 12/26

Friday (8:00-9:00 am) 12/28

Use these to make up for missed practices or to bank extra practices for possible absences in January.


Be sure to continue to identify known absences – especially for this Friday - in the Absence Notification form. We have meets every week in January until the end of the season. It will go very fast.

Seniors - start looking for baby pictures for the slide show @ Conferences. Email them to Coach Bussian.

 

Enjoy your winter break!!!

Team News

2 months ago @ 9:11AM

Swim & Dive Team Calendar

 

Team News

1 month ago @ 7:26PM

Swim & Dive Team Weekly Update 12/10/18

Great job at Freestyle Frenzy! Full results posted in our team SLMS (access code S53AS3).

It’s a busy week. Here are some reminders:

Mon – No School – No Practice; swimmers who normally attend Monday practice (year rounders) DO NOT need to make it up.

Tues-Thurs - Normal practice at PWCSAC (Colgan) 5:30-6:30 pm

  • Please use the Absence Notification form to identify absences from practice (including year-rounders missing their one practice/week) or meets in "Team Links" section.
  • Swimmers - use the Events and Times form to let coaches know of your current (within 2018) times and preferred high school events to swim. Find the form in the "Team Links" section.

Friday, 12/14/18 – SJHS meet @ Freedom Center (Dress Up at school; Meet Theme: Bigs/Littles, Parents/Kids)

                Show time: 7:00 pm

                Warm ups: 7:30 pm

                Meet starts: 8:00 pm


Saturday, 12/15/18 -  dive meet @ PWCS Aquatic Center: 10:30 am (attend 2 during regular season)

Saturday, 12/15/18 – OHS meet @ Freedom Center (Meet Theme: Luau)

                Show time: 1:30 pm

                Warm ups: 2:00 pm

                Meet starts: 2:30 pm

Volunteers – please sign up using the link in "Team Links" section


Remember our Adopt-a-Family drive! Each team has 3 children to support; children assigned by athlete last name. Details are provided in the Adopt-A-Family document in Team Files. Bring new, unwrapped gifts to Coach Burch’s room, Coach Bussian’s room, practice or the meets. Label the gift with the ID Code of the child the gift is intended for. Wrapping paper and food items also welcome. Please turn in items by Monday practice, Dec 17th.


Holiday Party – looking for a host. Please let Coach Bussian know if you’d be willing to host this event.

Team News

1 month ago @ 8:31PM

Swim & Dive Team - Captains Announced

Congratulations to the following Pioneers who are selected as your Team Captains for the 2018-2019 swim season:

Girls: Dori Hochard and Chloe Palmer

Boys:  Daniel Wong and Joshua Yim

 

Thank you to all of our wonderful candidates - we are destined to have a great season with all the leadership and other fantastic attributes you bring to our team! Go Pioneers!

Team News

1 month ago @ 7:57PM

Swim & Dive Team Club Practice Day preferences

At our very successful Pasta Dinner last week (thanks to all who contributed food and Mrs Mills for helping with set up and clean up), we asked club swimmers to select their preferred practice day - in an effort to have an idea when swimmers would be at practice and to try to balance our lanes. The following table indicates the first choice preference of those who have signed up. For those who haven't signed up yet - contact Coach Bussian to identify your preference. (Obviously we have lots of room on Tuesday or Thursday)

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Ryann Abramson Jacob Neal Stella Chierico Kaylee Benton
Chloe Cameron Ian Tansill Connor Ciccone Lindsey Blake
Ryan Chmielenski     McKenzie Cox Abigail Daniel
Brandon Gardner     Adam Demaree Samantha Kissi
Landon Gentty     Joshua Hochard Joshua Yoon
Peter Gilbert     Bernadette Kwari    
Logan Grant     Tiago Martins    
Sarah Lysohir     Hailey Mills    
Zachary Rowe     Nathan Nham    
Chris Shankle     Chloe Palmer    
Katie Wark     Aaryan Patel    
Melinda Wong     Tessa Ryan    
        Olivia Santee    

Team News

1 month ago @ 6:48PM

Swim & Dive Team Weekly Update 12/02/18

Mon-Thurs - Normal practice at PWCSAC (Colgan) 5:30-6:30 pm

  • Please use the Absence Notification form to identify absences from practice (including year-rounders missing their one practice/week) or meets in "Team Links" section.
  • Swimmers - use the Events and Times form to let coaches know of your current (within 2018) times and preferred high school events to swim. Find the form in the "Team Links" section.

Freestyle Frenzy meet at PWCS Aquatic Center (Colgan):

                Friday, 12/7/18 --- wear spirit wear to school Friday; must attend at least half the day of school

                Show time – 5:00 pm – Aux gym not open before 5:00 pm, wait in bleachers upstairs

                Warm ups - 5:00-5:50 pm (open format); warm up/cool down lanes available thru meet

                Meet start – 6:00 pm

                Duration: approx 2.5 - 3 hours

Swimmers please fill out the Freestyle Frenzy meet sign up form in “Team Links”– identifying either attending or not attending and, if attending, your event requests (200, 100 or 50 Freestyle, choose 2) due: Tuesday, 12/4

Volunteers – only a few volunteers needed this week; please sign up using the link in "Team Links" section

Dive meet: Saturday, 12/08 @ PWCSAC (Colgan) @ 10:30 am - swimmers please attend at least 2 dive meets

Team News

1 month ago @ 2:02PM

Swim & Dive Team UPDATE for 11/30 meet vs OHS

Our meet vs OHS is officially rescheduled for Saturday, 12/15, at Freedom Center (2:00 pm warm ups, 2:30 pm meet start). All associated sign ups and schedules will be updated to reflect this change. Please pass the word.

Quick reminder: NO PRACTICE tonight, Thursday, 11/29 due to Pasta Dinner and Team meeting at Patriot, Commons 1, 6:15-8:00 pm. This team event counts as a practice for all swimmers.

  - Bigs/Littles revealed; Bigs lead Littles through Team/Season stations (Meets, Events, Rules, Expectations, Voting, Fundraisers, etc)

  - Captains voting (Nominees be prepared to introduce yourselves/speak to the group (again) and man the stations)

  - Team t-shirts (prior years) available for purchase ($2.00 each)

Thanks to everyone who signed up to bring food tonight, should be a great feast!!

Team News

1 month ago @ 12:20PM

Swim & Dive Team Weekly Update 11/26-11/30

The last week of November is usually a crazy week: first week for year-rounders, first dual meet, lots of questions. Important dates and details are below:

Athlete’s Mark (Spirit wear store) closes tonight (11/25); click here (or find link in Team Links)

Mon-Wed - Normal practices at PWCSAC (Colgan) 5:30-6:30 pm

Tuesday, 11/27, Training for VHSL Officials - Chris Pappas, Presenter. 7:00-9:15 pm in the classroom off the pool deck at the PWCS Aquatic Center.

Wed, 11/28, Dive Parents meeting @ 5:45 pm followed by Dive Judge Training Session - Jim Sweeder, Presenter, 6:30-9:00 pm in the classroom off the pool deck at the PWCS Aquatic Center.

Thurs, 11/29 – Pasta Dinner (6:15-7:00) and Team Meeting (7:00-8:00) @ PHS Commons 1 (instead of practice); Bigs/Littles identified, season information presented, Captains voted for during the team meeting. Attending this function counts towards one practice per week commitment for year round swimmers. Sign up to bring items to the Pasta Dinner, click here.

Fri, 11/30 - first meet against Osbourn @ Freedom Center - be in the bleachers (changed and ready to swim) by 7:00 pm to check in and get events. Warm ups start @ 7:30; meet starts @ 8:00. The meet lasts approximately 2 hours.

Volunteers - sign up link is in "Team Links" section or click here. Osbourn is a small team – we may need extra volunteers to support the meet.

Please use the Absence Notification form to identify absences from practice or meets in "Team Links" section.

Swimmers - use the Events and Times form to let coaches know of your current (within 2018) times and preferred high school events to swim. Find the form in the "Team Links" section.

Team News

1 month ago @ 3:41PM

Swim & Dive Team Weekly Update 11/19-11/20

We've got a short but busy week:

- Monday, 11/19:

--regular practice at PWCSAC (Colgan) 5:30-6:30 pm

--Mandatory Parent's Meeting for Winter Sports @ Patriot 7:00 pm in auditorium; follow on Swim Parent meeting in the left lecture hall


- Tuesday, 11/20:

--Swim & Dive Team Pictures after school: meet in 1403A/B right after school to get organized for our pictures and take attendance. Captain nominees may be giving a quick introduction, if time. Schedule for pictures: "on deck" (ready) @ 2:45 pm, picture time NLT 2:50 pm. Attire: returning athletes wear warm ups, white t-shirt, athletic shoes; new athletes wear white t-shirt, dark pants/jeans (blue or black), athletic shoes. One team picture done at a time - will swap warm ups between teams to get everyone in proper uniform. Please label your pants.

--regular practice at PWCSAC (Colgan) 5:30-6:30 pm


No practice during Holiday break - enjoy the break, rest, relax, come back ready to start competing!

Team News

2 months ago @ 11:36AM

Swim & Dive Team IMPACT Testing today

Here's the list of girls who have testing today, Friday 11/16, in rooms 2032/2033 @ 2:30 pm:

R. Abramson

J. Campbell

S. Chierico

M. Cox

A. Garnett

E. Haugen

S. Lysohir

H. Mills

M. Orellana

E. Ozark

D. Palenscar

K. Rogers

I. Sowers

G. Wisniewski

See you there!

Team News

2 months ago @ 3:39PM

Swim & Dive Team Weather Cancellations 11/15/18

No practice tonight. Riptide is closed as well (because CPAC is closed) - so no suits today. Riptide will have normal hours tomorrow 10-6 if CPAC is open. Call before you go. It will be closed over the weekend due to the meet at Freedom.

Team News

2 months ago @ 7:50PM

Swim & Dive Team - Swim Team Notification and Important Dates

As our tryouts wind down, the coaches would like to thank all swimmers for their fantastic effort and all parents/swimmers who helped time or officiate during our time trials.

Notification for team selection below (returning athletes please bring/wear team warm ups for new swimmers to see/try on for sizing):

     Girls: Friday, 11/9 in Child Development Rooms (by door 9) after school – done by 3:30 pm

     Boys: Tuesday, 11/13 in Child Development Rooms (by door 9) after school – done by 3:30 pm

Important dates for November (extra details in Team Selection Letter):

11/13 – First Regular Season Practice @ PWCSAC (Colgan) 5:30-6:30 pm

11/15 – Riptide Swim Shop (CPAC) Patriot Days (3:00-7:00 pm)

11/15 - Swim & Dive Officials Meeting: 7:00 PM, at Oakton High School in the CAFETERIA (this is new location).  Please enter in door 13 for the meeting

11/16 – IMPACT Baseline testing: all new swimmers and swimmers who need to renew (every two years), after school – meet in room 2032 @ 2:45; done by 3:30 pm

11/17 – PWCS Season Opener – practice meet/scrimmage @ PWCSAC (Colgan), show: 1:30 pm, meet: 3:00 pm

11/19 – Mandatory Winter Sport’s Parent Meeting @ 7:00 pm in PHS Auditorium; swim meeting follows

11/20 – Team pictures after school, 2:15

11/25 – Spirit wear orders due – link to online store in Team Links

Go Pioneers!

Team News

2 months ago @ 4:03PM

Swim & Dive - Two weeks to tryouts

Hopefully you're working hard to get everything done and in by this Friday (see below):

DUE BY Friday, 26 OCT:

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Physical (completed after 1 May 2018) – multiple places for signatures

  • Blue Emergency Card – please remember to sign both sides

  • Concussion training: In-person concussion training is mandatory for all rising 9th graders, new students, and students who did not complete the high school course last year that want to participate in a sport for the 2018-2019 school year. Returning athletes must complete their online training and turn in their signed completion form

  • Sign up for email alerts on the Patriot Athletics website (this one)

  • Fill out registration form on each team's website in the links section (ALL athletes)

Patriot is holding their in-person concussion training TONIGHT for those who need to attend (@6:30 pm).

Athletes who have all documents turned in and have been cleared by the Activities Director are listed in the document linked here or in the links section (please check the tabs at the bottom for boys/girls pages).

 

Team News

3 months ago @ 7:54PM

Swim & Dive Team - Welcome Back

Welcome back to a new school year! The winter sports season is right around the corner. There are a few things you can do and should know before our tryouts in November:

Important dates:

Interest Meeting – Tuesday, Oct 2, Lecture Hall (left) after school 2:15-2:55 – bring all completed documents: sport physical, online concussion training form (not for new athletes)

Concessions –  sign up at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4ba5ae2aa6f85-20181 We don't have a specific date so get a group and sign up together. Coach Bussian is working 9/28, 10/12 and 11/2, Hope to see you there!

All forms due – Friday, 10/26 – to Coach Bussian, room 2026

Concussion training dates click here

Tryouts: November 5-12 (check the schedule page for more info)

 

Don’t wait until the week before tryouts to get back into the pool! Most year-round teams have High School Prep programs – check them out and get swimming!

We’re excited for another great season – Go Pioneers!


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