Friday, November 14, 2014

Hilsabeck 11/14/14

Activities Director/Dean of Students
Brian Hilsabeck
Twitter: @BrianHilsabeck
 
Cadet Week Ahead:

GUYS and DOLLS HS Musical- Tonight and Saturday @ 7:30, Sunday 2:00 @ CHS

Monday 11/17:

Tuesday 11/18: JH GBB 7th grade HERE vs. Waukon 4:15

                          JH GBB 8th grade @ Waukon 4:15
                          JH Wrestling @ Decorah 4:15
                          Elem. Music Concert in Lime Springs  7:00 (4th grade)
                          VB Potluck @ CHS Student Center 6:15

Wednesday 11/19:


Thursday 11/20: JH GBB 7th grade @ Charles City 4:15

                           JH GBB 8th (H) vs.Charles City 4:15
                           JH Wrestling @ Northwood K. 4:15
                           All State Music Fest. @ Ames

Friday 11/21: Meet the Team Night @ CHS 6:00

                       All State Music Fest. @ Ames

Saturday 11/22:  All State Music Fest. @ Ames



Preview
  • Meet the Team Night will be Friday 11/21 starting at 6:00 @ Crestwood High School
  • First HS GBB home game will be 11/24 JV/V HERE vs. Clayton Ridge  6:15                                                                     
  • First HS BBB game will be 12/4  JV/V HERE vs. South Winn @ 6:15

  • First HS Wrestling meet will be on 1/3/15 @ 5:00.
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  • Video Streaming Training for students and staff will be held at the HS on Thursday in the gym from 8:30-2:30
    • Stay Tuned for details.... 
  • Gym usage: We are short one gym this year for practices, as compared to last year, so we will work hard at making things as transparent as possible using a Google Doc. We will have to have some morning practices as well. IF/WHEN we endure inclement weather and a practice is scheduled, ATHLETES do have the right to not attend. SAFETY of our students is ALWAYS #1.
Appreciation
  • HUGE "Thank You" to:
    • Fall sports workers, volunteers, and ticket takers
    • Maintenance crews/Custodians/Secretaries for help with set up and preparation for volleyball, cross country, and football games - we couldn't do this without you!






JH GBB is off and running. Come out and positively support them on their exploration.



There are many "SPOKES" in a tire that makes it roll smoothly. These same components are those of a TEAM. If one element is taken out, the tire will not function properly.



Everyone standing on this Earth will experience "ups and downs." We are judged on how we handle ourselves in all of the situations.  


Winter is a long season. We all need to avoid drama when possible, and learn from the experiences to make you a better competitor.


As fans/parents/coaches/participants we have to remember that losing a game doesn't mean that it is a complete failure. There needs to be a common understanding that learning from a loss can actually make a person stronger than a meaningless win.


Stay strong and be a great role model. They need and want you to be a positive influence/advocate for them individually and for the team they are on.
 


Continue Ahead Cadets!  Have a great week!

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