Attention All 2012 Swim Dive Members
Your ordered State Champ Rings & Free EDC/State Champ Window Decals may be picked up FRIDAY April 26th, room 102 from 4-5 pm......PLUS 2012 EDC/State Champ tshirt order forms will be availalbe also.....FRIDAY APRIL 26gh in room 102 4-5pm~Thanks!
Josten's State Championship Ring/Pendant Order
(All 2012 team members)
Monday March 11, 2013
4:15 pm in FNHS room #102
2013 SCHEDULE HAS BEEN ADDED!
Please add to Summer family schedules:
Captains Practice Aug 12 & OFFICIAL PRACTICE Aug 19th
Spartan Swim/Dive Get Together Meeting & Coach Fisher Corndog Fest
North room 102
Thursday, Jan 24th 4:15
Mark your calendars parents.....
The 2013 Girls High School Swim/Dive Season Starts
with captain's practice :
AUGUST 12, 2013
Regular Practice Starts:
AUGUST 19th, 2013
PEP-FEST ..... What a fun way to celebrate a state championship!
A big thank you to each of you who came to the FNHS Welcome Home Celebration for the new 2012 State Champs! A special thanks to Travis Christensen, Andy Dahlen, Kathy Cieslak & Mr. Blanshen for your attendance!
AFTER 35 years....
2012 STATE CHAMPIONS CONGRATULATIONS!
*Fans & Parents join us @ EAST FORTY Friday after Prelims- everyone welcome!
Good Luck SPARTANS
HAVE FUN - Swim Fast - Dive High!
A BIG GIGANTIC thanks to the Astrup Family who hosted such a FUN and delicious State Team Meal for athletes and families on Tuesday evening.
State is apon us......
Unfortunately, so is the potential for bad winter weather (yes a snow storm is brewing Fri-Sun). Please send a pillow, blanket, hats, mittens and boots with your daughter in-case the team gets snowed in Bismarck. Also Parents extra rooms are available at the LaQuinta Inn for Saturday night if needed.
BUT DON'T let the weather discourage your SPARTAN SPIRIT @ the State Meet! We want everyone to be safe and be prepared for our ND weather and at the same time CHEER LOUD for our girls @ the State Swim MEET!
THANKS to the Astrups for hosting an awesome State Team Dinner! YUMMY!!!!!
Spartan State Meet Week Information
*State Team & Parent Dinner.....Tuesday November 6th..... Mike & Beth Astrup home (Eagle Street). Parents, Coaches and Athletes are invited for a pre-state dinner.
*Bus Decorating ..... Thursday Nov 8th 9:00 am at 602 28th Street S .....EVERYONE (any team parent ) your help is needed to decorate the state team bus all items provided.
*State Meet FRIDAY.... wear your favorite gray t-shirts
*Friday evening parent gathering @ EAST FORTY following meet
*State Meet Saturday.... wear your NAVY shirts
Updates for OCT 31st....
Attention ATTENTION Attention ......
1. Door SIGNS Pick-up your Sign! 40+door signs were made 1 for every single person on the team (even non EDC participants & coaches). The signs are rolled up w/names & can be picked-up today & tomorrow @ practice on the bleachers poolside!
2. EDC T-SHIRTS.....We need your checks NOW! A shirt has been ordered for EVERY SINGLE athlete- yes even non EDC athletes so please stop by today to fill out an order form & pay! Please bring Coach Talia your $8 to get your team shirt to wear at EDC!
3. Post EDC ATHLETE PARTYdon't forget all swim & dive athletes are invited to JEFF & BECKY LEDOUX (2949 Peterson Parkway North) home for Pizza & Movies after EDC to gather and socialize. Parents are gathering at DIVOTS on the Northside!
4. EDC Diving Starts at Davies at 10 am followed by Swimming.....get your blue & gold on and get over to cheer on Divers early and get a great spot to watch swimming! Our lovely 4 divers need your cheers :)!
5. MAKE YOUR STATE MEET PLANS....Please start planning car-pools, rides, hotels now! WE Really badly want and need you there (yes, YOU!) at our state meet. Scott M has an extra hotel room if anyone is interested!
************************************************************************* go spartans!
Updates FOR Oct 30th
*Tonight is the last night to paint your daughter's EDC door sign! 4-6 pm in the Gym balcony! Remember to pick-up your painted signs.
Helpful hint.....Please hang door signs AFTER Halloween :)
Contact captain's parents if you can't attend & a sign will be sent home w/your daughter!
Pasta Poolside tonight!
Can't beat this one.......Tuesday Oct 30th DINNER @ the Pool! The Senior Night pasta leftovers were frozen and will be heated and served after tonight's practice poolside. So grab a plate of Valentino's pasta before heading home after practice.
All-Athlete Post EDC Gathering
Hosts: Becky, Jeff & Carley LeDoux - 2949 Peterson Pkwy
The whole SPARTAN team is invited!
(every single Spartan girl swim/dive athlete invited even if you are/not participating in the EDC meet you are invited to partciapte).
Pizza, veggies and fruit will be served along with movies.
If you would like to help serve food/clean-up contact the LeDoux Family.
Updated Oct 27th......
Sign Painting for all athletes is Monday & Tuesday (Oct 29 & 30th). Just come & paint we provide everything! We want all athletes on the team to have a door sign to fire-up for EDC (even if you are not swimming EDC we want you to make a sign). So bring your family out Monday & Tuesday to create your daughter's house sign. If you can't be there please contact captains parents and we will make you one.
who: Parents and siblings of athletes
what: Parents w/ Paintbrushes - scary but fun!
when: Oct 29/30 4-6 pm
where: gym balcony
THANKS to Nate & Karen Derby for hosting Parent Social last Friday! It was fun to see such a large group of parents come out to gather.
Updated October 24th
Calling ALL SPARTAN FANS ....... Join us for our last regular dual of the season this Friday at the FARGO NORTH POOL where our Fargo North Girls competes against the ever tough WEST FARGO PACKERS!
Many consider this to be the best dual of the year.
-SENIOR RECOGNITION NIGHT... every single team member & their family please join us for a Valentino's pasta meal after our dual to honor our TERRIFIC group of 12 Seniors.
-Parent Social to follow at the Derby's
Updated Oct 16th...
Congrats FARGO NORTH GIRLS SWIM & DIVE TEAM on winning the DAVIES INVITE!
Another Pool Record....Congrats to 400 FR Relay set a New Davies Pool Record (Em.Roche, L.Menglekoch, El.Roche & M.Derby)
updated Oct 13th......
Plan to Attend Parent Social No Athletes
When: Immediately following clean-up FNvsWF Sr Night (Fri Oct 26th)
Where: Nathan & Karen Derby home (3141 9 1/2 St N)
Bring: a MUNCHIE :)
October 7th, 2012
-Great METRO INVITE victory today Lady Spartans!
-BIG thanks to the Simonson Family for hosting the team after METRO INV! Wow, what a fabulous dinner & social for our team. Thanks Senior parents for helping serve & clean-up & for everyone's food donations, our girls had a wonderful meal.
-Big Thanks to our FN BREAKFAST MOM's for hosting a wonderful FRIDAY BREAKFAST....your time, efforts and home cooking are appreciated!
-Remember Future Spartans are invited to TUESDAY Sept 25th practice 4pm @ North Pool! We welcome any current 6th-8th grade students to be team guests! We need you on our 2013 team next year!!
Reminder..... Athlete dinner this Saturday after the METRO INVITE!
All FNHS Swim & Dive Athletes & parents of seniors
are invited for a meal and social at:
Rick & Victoria Simonson Home (Sophi's parents)
2203 Rose Creek Blvd. South- Fargo, ND
Please don't forget....
early MORNING practice tomorrow FRIDAY 9/21/12.Doors closs 5:15 am!
Get out and enjoy the Spartan Homecoming Festivities- see YOU at the Football Game
Sept 19th......FUTURE SPARTAN DAY is next TUESDAY Sept 25th during practice. Encourage any girl 6th-8th grade to come see what it's like to be a FARGO NORTH SWIM & DIVE athlete for next year's team! Flyers are going up at Ben Franklin and announcements will be made! WE NEED MORE girls!!!!
PLEASE ..... Make your plans to attend the STATE MEET! Make your hotel reservations today! A block of rooms is reserved at the LaQuinta Hotel (see parent doc page). EVERYONE is encouraged to go - even non qualifiers & your familes! WE NEED YOU IN THE STANDS cheering on the team!!! Start car-pooling today!
Congratulations on the big win @ BISMARCK INVITE!
Thanks to the Spartan families who made the trek to Bismarck to cheer on the girls!
Check out the Bismarck Tribune's article on the meet & ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND!
Sept 6th ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Parent/Athlet/Coach Pasta Dinner & Meeting
When.......9/14/12.......Time........6:30pm.......Where....... Room 102..... All Welcome!
Seniors.......Fresh-cut Fruit or Veggies
Juniors........2 dozen garlic bread pieces
Sophomores & Freshman........Lasagna, Spaghetti, Mac-N-Cheese, Chicken Alfredo, Baked Ziti, Swedish Meatballs/noodles, stuffed shells or Buttery Noodles (or your favorite pasta)
8th grade........2 bags cut lettus salad (iceberg or romaine)
7th grade........2 bottles salad dressing
**You can drop off food at 6:15 pm. We will have lots of plug-ins for your crock-pots :)!!! WE NEED LOTS OF HELPERS TO SET UP AND CLEAN UP!!! PLEASE VOLUNTEER!!!!! Ice water will be provided as well as paper products. Parents we can't wait to see you!
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Attention - The ND State Qualifier list is now up on the NDHSAA site (see our NDHSAA link or go to NDHSAA page, click athletics, click Girls Swim & Dive and look for "2012 Girls Swim Dive Qualifiers" on right side of the pagei). This page is updated usually every Wednesday by NDHSAA.
FNSPARTANS vs Jamestown Blue Jays (Thurs Sept 6th at North Pool) volunteer sheets are posted so please check on the Parent Docs page to see where you signed-up to work or email Becky LeDoux. Come and cheer on your favorite Lady Spartan Swimmer! Pack the POOOOL!
Yummy.....A special thanks to
Mary Anderson, Gay Blazek, Heidi Uglem & Vicki Simonson for serving a most wonderful breakfast to our athletes last Friday morning. What a treat and a fantastic way to start their day!
A HUGE Giganitc THANK YOU to our wonderful group of parents for all of your help last night and today at our first dual and Spartan Invite! The Spartan Invite was very successful. A special shout-out to all of our last-minute bakers who doubled-up and brought more baked good for Saturday ....thank you!
We had many compliments on the well-ran meet, new Sr. Recognition ceremony, new menue items, refreshing airflow and WE WERE FULLY STAFFED in every single area thanks to all of you.
Sit back and enjoy your weekend & family and hug your daughters, not only did they swim & dive like champions - they acted like CHAMPIONS! What a great display of team spirit.
GET YOUR BLUE & GOLD ON!
Hey SPARTAN SWIM & DIVE FANS, it's time for our first double-dual of the season, where FN will face ND POWERHOUSE MINOT and also FARGO DAVIES (double duals =FNvsMINOT and FNvsFD). DATE: This Friday, Aug 24th at the FARGO NORTH POOL! Make sure to wear your SPARTAN SWIM & DIVE GRAY Parent T-shirt Friday.... and NAVY & Gold SPARTAN POLO on Saturday. The following day we host our annual SPARTAN INVITE....quite possibly the largest ND invite in the STATE other than the State Meet with 10/13 teams participating -NORTH POOL WILL be a PACKED HOUSE for the invite. PLEASE CHECK the Parent Doc page to check where you volunteered to work. *Food donations for the Invite can be dropped off Thursday, Friday and Sat. All parent volunteer sheets have been updated as of 8/18/12. IF you are new and have questions please grab one of the 12 senior parents to help explain.
Aug 12th -
Don't forget about the parent & team pot-luck
TUES-Aug 14th Apparel Orders Due!
-FNHS Room 102 @ 6:30 pm
Seniors & Juniors ...... MAIN DISH (hotdish, lasagna, chicken, pizzas)
Sophomores...... Fresh-cutfruit or Fresh Veggies
7th & 8th Graders....... DESSERTS (bars, cookies, cakes or anything)
Aug 9, 2012
NEW!! We are offering a parent Baseball Cap!
Please look for the order form on PARENT DOCS page - $16-$20 eachOrders due Aug 15th!
Contact/Questions ....... Dave & Deb Slack @ DSlack@JohnDeere.com
** A friendly reminder......Mandatory Co-curricular Meeting Dates for FPSD
(your athlete must attend one of the following)
8/15/12, 7:45 pm @ FS
8/15/12, 6pm @ FD
18/16/12, 6:30 @ FN
*Smile.......TEAM & INDIVIDUAL Photos will be taken Thursday August 16th, 3pm @ Oak Grove Park. Bring warm-ups & your smile!
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ August 7, 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~
Hurry - Parent t-shirt & Polo-shirt orders due 8/14/12
*Current shirt lists & additional information are posted on "PARENT DOCUMENTS" on side bar menue.
If you want to purchase a parent t-shirt for $12 contact Tracy Roche ..... firstname.lastname@example.org
parent polos contact Dale Faust..... email@example.com
Finally Here......TEAM SUIT SIZING KIT DATES:
The sizing for the team suit has arrived and the following dates have been set for your swimmer/diver to try-on team suits at Island Park Pool. Sizing kit will also be availible the first week of practice.
Tues, August 7th - 4:45-5:45 @ ISLAND PARK POOL (during HS Prepcamp)
Wed, August 8th - 4:45-5:45 @ ISLAND PARK POOL
Thurs, August 9th - 4:45-5:45 @ ISLAND PARK POOL
Fun-Fun......CAPTAINS PRACTICE STARTED :
Make sure your swimmer or diver joins-in on the fun team bonding activities. Please let any captain or Senior on the team know if you need a ride to captain's practice.
Tuesday, Aug 7th- 10-11am at Elephant Park
Wednesday, Aug 8th- 10-11 am at Elephant Park
Thursday, Aug 9th @ 10-11 am at Elephant Park
**Don't Forget about the Parent/Team Potluck TUESDAY AUG 14th
Peveryone is invited to a potluck @ FN in room 102 6:30 pm Tues, Aug 14th. Very important Team Information, parent tshirt orders and lots more will be discussed. Food assignments are:
JUNIORS & SENIORS....... MAIN DISH (lasagna, pizza, chicken & hot-dish)
SOPHOMORES......FRESH-CUT FRUIT or FRESH VEGGIES
7th/8th GRADE ...... DESSERTS, BARS, CAKE or COOKIES
* Please check out "Parent Document PAGE" for Home Meet volunteer positions, hotel block of rooms, Senior Night sign-ups and More! Check this page regularily for updated info. Also like us on Facebook to get updated information on Spartan Girls Swim & Dive news.
~~~~~~ June 27, 2012 ~~~~~
*2012 Summer SPARTAN Swimming Updates*
Marathon Fundraising- $600 was raised ($1,100 total FNHS boys & girls teams)-YAY us!
Girls Swim & Dive Parent /Athlete Meeting- Mandatory 7:00 PM JULY 16th @ FNHS room #102. This is the place to meet coaches, get information, sign-ups for home meets, team suit & apparel orders.
Attention All Seniors & Parents- Please plan on staying for a short 5 minute planning meeting after the July 16th meeting....we have some exciting stuff planned this year & need your help!
High School Prep Camp- August 6-16th $40. For the new high school swimmer to get in shape for her high school season. Coach Krystle Leidholm's class. Register @ YMCA of Cass & Clay Counties or fmgators.com.
Reminders- Get your physical scheduled early! FNHS Practice starts August 6, 2012
*Summer tip- Grab a friend & get in a pool & practice with a club today! Give your body the chance to adjust to the water & workouts, the sooner the better :)!
Have a SAFE Summer, enjoy your friends & family and see you soon!
May 19th 2012........
Thank you to our 15 Families who helped at the FARGO MARATHON TRAFFIC CONTROL FUNDRAISER !
SMITH - COLE - LEHR - ANDERSON - MENGELKOCH - FAUST - BLAZEK - VOLK - UGLEM - SLACK - DERBY - LEDOUX - BRANDEN - ASTRUP -ROCHE
April 24, 2012
Hello 2012 Swim & Dive Parents!
~Parent Info. Meeting will be in JULY 2012~
-2012 Marathon Fundraiser very Soon we still need additional volunteers!!
-Encourage your daughter to START PRACTICING on a local SWIM TEAM this Summer.
-Please take care of physical exams this Summer so your student athlete is ready to go forms are available FPSD website!
Get on the email list to get updates from Coach Talia....we want you to be in the loop of current information. The schedule is up so please take note of first day of Captain's Practices as we start in early August. Parents and athletes will be meeting in July with the Coaching Staff, order team suits, volunteer sign-up and much more!
Hello and hope you nd your swimmer or diver are enjoying the off-season! It's time to start asking and inviting new girls to think about joining the 2012 North swim and dive team. Please make sure your daughter is aware of all the area swim & dive clubs & practices she can take advantage of to stay in shape and continue improving skills - even this winter!
State Meet week
-Please read carefully-
-State Team Meal.....Parents & Athletes-Tuesday after practice @ Mike & Beth Astrup Home ~ 129 Eagle Street N, Fargo
-State Team Bus Decorating.....4 Everyone! -Thursday @1pm Valley Bus Depot
-Heat Sheets are up.......check it out on NDHSSA site/FN Meet Results page
-Athlete "EDC CHAMP" SHIRTS ...... $5/each see Coach Talia
START PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO STATE
Car pool with other parents - WE NEED YOU THERE!