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Lake Braddock Secondary School


Bruins Athletics

Lake Braddock Secondary School

Bruins Athletics

Lake Braddock Secondary School

Team News.


March 6, 2008

7:00 P.M.

ATTENTION: Winter Sports’ Participants, Coaches, and Parents

FROM: Mark R. Martino, Director of Student Activities
Dan Griel, Assistant Director of Student Activities


The Athletic Department will honor all varsity winter sports participants at a Pot Luck Supper on Thursday, March 6th at 7:00 p.m., in the Lake Braddock cafeteria.

Winter sports’ participants include members of the varsity teams in athletic trainers, boys’ and girls’ basketball, cheerleading, dance, girls’ gymnastics, indoor track, swimming and dive and wrestling.

Those attending: Each family is requested to bring two dishes to the banquet. One dish should be a meat dish, which can serve six to eight people. The second dish should be a salad, vegetable, or dessert, depending on your last name:

A – H salad I – P vegetable Q – Z dessert

Please bring the food to the cafeteria by 6:30 p.m., so that we may begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. Directions will be given at the door for placement of the dishes. Please bring disposable dishes and utensils or clearly mark the serving dishes and utensils with your name.

The Athletic Department will furnish coffee, soft drinks, dishes and silverware. Please volunteer to help with set-up, serving or clean up.

In keeping with the tradition at our banquet, please respect the view of all in attendance by not obstructing the view to the podium with decorations, ie. balloons, etc. Your cooperation is appreciated by all.

If you have any questions, contact Val Carter at 703-426-1001. We look forward to your attendance in honoring your athletes.


Please make sure you bring your running shoes to practice on Monday. See you at practice.


Attention gymnasts:

Today's meet scheduled at South Lakes HS has been canceled dued to snow. There will be no make up for this meet since we are so close to District time. Please plan to attend practice tomorrow Friday, Jan. 18th at 2:30. Please be on time and come prepared to practice.

Enjoy your day off today and be careful when playing in the snow. :)



There has been a couple changes to the practice and meet schedule. Please make the appropriate changes ahead of time so you can attend.

Practice: 1/28 (teacher workday)- - at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

State Meet location & date has will now take place down in Virginia Beach and will be a week later than orginially scheduled. States are now 2/22 & 2/23. So this means the season has been extended by a week. This will only effect us if we make it to States as a team as well as those girls who also qualify as individuals. Please make these changes on your calendars.


Congratulations ladies!!!! You did it! You are now ranked #1 in the Patriot District. You all should be very proud of yourself for coming together after a long week and working as a team to pull out this win. Way to go!

Special Congrats to Emily Parillo (11th grade) for an outstanding All-around meet and to Ilana Naidamast (9th grade) for her first 8.0 on beam. Your coaches are very proud of you and of the rest of your team mates. Let's keep this feeling going and let's go after our next win.


Reminder: We have a meet this Monday, December 17th @ 6:00 pm at Oakton HS. The bus will leave from Lake Braddock at 3:45 pm sharp. Please meet in front of the Little Theater at 3:30 pm so you can help gather the equipment that we need to take with us. Please be on time.

Things to have with you:
New leotard and your old leotard
Warm-up leotard
Team shirt
black soffee shorts
hair up (two braids on top gathered into a ponytail)
Secret Sister gift: Key chain

Double check bag before you leave for school.


Congratulations Ladies on your first win of the season. You did a fantastic job and your coaches are very proud of you. Job well done!



Please meet at LBSS at 3:30 pm sharp on Monday, Dec. 10th. Please be on time because we have a short window of time between set up and the start of the meet. Please be dressed in your warm-up leotard, black soffee shorts and team shirt when you arrive for set up. Also have your warm-ups and competition leotard in your bag for the meet.

Don't forget secret sister gift. (favorite candy)


The postponed meet from the December 5th meet at West Springfield has been moved to Dec. 19th at 6:00 pm.

Also...there has been a change in the practice schedule for the week of Dec. 10th. We WILL practice on Tuesday, Dec. 11th and you will be given the day off on Thursday, Dec. 13th. Please make the appropriate arrangements so you are in attendance for practice.


Tonights meet at West Springfield has been canceled. A make-up date hasn't been determined at this time. There will be practice tomorrow, Dec. 6th, at 2:30 pm. Please be prepared to practice at normal time.

Reminder: I still need team t-shirt money from several girls. Please turn in your money to Coach B ASAP so you can receive your shirt. The cost is $20.00.

See you at practice tomorrow and enjoy your day off today. :)


Lake Braddock & Annandale Team Dinner

When: Saturday, Dec. 8th
Time: 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Christine's House (703)764-0755
5424 Mt. Lookout Court
Burke, Va. 22015

Directions (from Lake Braddock):
Exiting from the front of the school.
Make a right onto Burke Lake Road.
Then turn left at the first light onto Lake Braddock Drive.
Go straight for about a mile and then make a left onto Mout Lookout Court. House is the second on the left.


Lake Braddock/Annandale Gymnastics Meet @ West Springfield
December 5th @ 6:00 pm

Meet in front of the Little Theater to catch the bus.
Please be there at 3:45 pm.

Do NOT be late.

Please remember to have the following items in your bag for tomorrow’s meet.

* Be dressed in your warm-up leotard and team warm-ups when you arrive at the bus. Look like a Bruin!
* Competition leotard.
* Purple briefs
* Sports bra/bra – make sure you can’t see them when you wear your competition leotard.
--Deductions are taken when you can see undergarments.
* Black soffee shorts/spandex shorts
* Team T-Shirt
* Hair is to be pulled up and have no fly-aways in our face. Have this done before you arrive at the bus.
* Hairspray or gel for last minute hair fixes.
* No jewelry on.
* No glitter makeup on.
* No finger/toe nail polish on.
* No cell phones or other electronics will be allowed in the competition area. Please keep these items in your bag (on silent) and only use them when we are on the bus.
* Have your secret sister gift. Remember don’t tell. :)
** Double check bag for all items before school.

Good Luck Ladies! You’re going to do great!!!



Monday, November 26th is Team Pictures at 4:30. We will practice at normal time and go to the pictures from there. Please arrive at practice on time since it will end early due to pictures.

Please have your long sleeve sparkle leotard with you for the picture. If you want to purchase individuals or team pictures, you must have your picture form and money at the time of the photo.

Varsity Women's Gymnastics Season 2007-2008

Season Starts: November 12th

Tryouts: November 12th - 15th

Practice Times: Monday-Friday from 2:30 pm -5:15 pm

Practice Location: LBSS in the Cafeteria & in the gymnastics room (located in gym).

***Please see schedule given at first practice for practice times & locations.

Must Have the First Day of Tryouts: NEW 2007 VHSL Physical Form & Emergency Care Card. (You can download these forms from this website...located under FILES.)

Club Gymnast: Talk to Coach Hagan-Bowerman about arranging practice schedule for the season.

If you are a person that is dedicated, has tons of heart, hardworking, & the desire to be the best that you can be... & most of all have FUN doing it all! Then this is the team for you. Come out & join the Lake Braddock Women's Gymnastics Team & continue the long tradition of excellence.
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