Thanksgiving Workout, Drop & Shop Cancelled, Picture Make-ups

Thanksgiving Workout — Here is a Thanksgiving workout to be done at home. If your gymnasts is going to be missing multiple practices, please encourage them to do the workout each day. Parents, please feel free to join your gymnast in this workout. Many of the items can be modified for your ability level. This workout includes flexibility and conditioning from our Flex/Event circuits that the team kids all do before practice so they should be familiar with all the exercises. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

Click here for the Thanksgiving holiday workout!

Thanksgiving Drop & Shop Cancelled — The Thanksgiving Drop & Shop has been cancelled due to a lack of signups. Only four individuals were pre-registered. Those three families that were registered, you have not been charged. We apologize for the inconvenience of the cancellation.

We typically have a good turnout for the New Year’s Eve Overnight. We will cancel that event if we don’t have at least 15 registered by Dec. 20. If your child is planning to attend, please have them signed up prior to the Dec. 20 date so we can ensure that it will run.

Thanksgiving Week Schedule — The is a reminder of this week’s practice schedule:

Monday, Nov. 24: No changes, practice as usual.

Tuesday, Nov. 25: No changes, practice as usual.

Wednesday, Nov. 26: Level 3/4 and Level 4 will practice 4:30-7 p.m.
Xcel Silver will practice 5-7 p.m. and Xcel Gold will practice 4:30-7 p.m.
No boys practice.

Thursday, Nov. 27: No practice. Happy Thanksgiving

Friday, Nov. 28: Levels 6 and 8, noon-3 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 29: Levels 2, 3, 3/4, 4, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
No boys practice.
No Xcel practice.

Photo Make-Ups — Please note that the picture makeups for gymnasts who didn’t have photos taken two weeks ago is today (Monday, Nov. 24) beginning at 4:30 p.m. All Level 8s (except Ashley) will need to have their photos retaken. Please have your competition leotards with you (and another leotard to practice in if you are also practicing tonight).

State Meet Information — We have been advised that the final schedule for Level 3-5 state will be out by Tuesday night. We will post that information as soon as we have it. There will be a Friday night session, but that will be for Level 5s, we’ve been told. There is a small chance of a Level 3 session on Friday night.

The coaches are staying at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Green Bay (near the airport, attached to Oneida Bingo Casino, about 4 mi. from the meet site). Double bed rooms are available at $85/night before taxes as of this post.

The Level 2 State meet will most likely be held only on Sunday, Dec. 14, according to meet orgainzers.

Success Wall Additions — In our final regular season meet for the compulsory season, the following gymnasts are being added to the success wall:

Level 2
Emily C. — 9.000 on bars
Olivia G. — 9.100 on bars
Emma M. — 9.550 on vault, 9.250 on bars, 9.000 on beam
Brooklyn S. — 9.350 on beam

Level 3
Essence B. — 9.000 on bars, 9.000 on beam
Angela B. — 9.150 on bars
Ayanna L. — 9.125 on bars
Sarah S. — 9.250 on bars

Level 4
Madeline C. — 9.100 on beam
Aaliyah K. — 9.325 on bars (1st place), 9.100 on beam
Norah T. — 9.000 on vault
Ryann W. — 9125 on bars
Maeggan X. — 9.150 on beam

And a huge congratulations to all of our compulsory-level gymnasts. For the first time in club history, we have had every healthy gymnast qualify for state from the compulsory levels. And, we did it with a couple of meets to spare! Way to go, team! Now to get ready to rack up the medals! Goal sheets will be given to the Level 3 and 4 gymnasts at Saturday’s practice.

Additionally, the bar judges (Olympian Chellsie Memmel included) shared with us that Ayanna’s Level 3 bar dismount was the best dismount they’d seen in competition, maybe even EVER! This is a huge compliment and we should use this as inspiration going into State.  Despite that sometimes the scoring is low or frustrating, our gymnasts’ hard work is paying off and the judges have noticed!  Let’s really put 110% in as we move towards State and make this the most fun and most successful meet of our season!

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