Gator News, 6/25/18

The Gators swam fast last Saturday... fast enough to beat the visiting Cupertino Hills team! Final score: Eichler 276, Cupertino Hills 196. Please see below to find out which ten Eichler swimmers got three Personal Best times on Saturday!

There is NO MEET this Saturday (it's the Bye week). The season is going by quickly; please keep reading for information on the last few weeks of fun swim team activities.

Gator Calendar at a Glance

Wednesday, June 27: Teen Dinner #4

Thursday, June 28: Kids' Movie Night #3--"Peter Rabbit"

Saturday, July 7: Eichler @ Laurelwood

Wednesday, July 11: Teen Dinner #5 AND Teen Late Night (high schoolers)

Friday, July 13: Champs Pep Rally

Sunday, July 15: Champs Meet AND Champs Dinner + Awards Ceremony


High fives for the following ten swimmers--each earned Personal Best times in three events at the Cupertino Hills meet:

Chan, Emily

Chan, Sarah

Dixon, Max

Flemish, Kamran

Green, Mackenzie

Henderson, Daniella

Jessup, Alia

Kuwano, Lance

Meyers, Sevanna

Noone, Julia

TEEN DINNER #4 -- MEXICAN FOOD FROM COMO ESTA,WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27 Teen Dinners offer a wonderful team-bonding experience for our middle and high school Gators.

When: Teen Dinners are on the Wednesday before a meet weekend. Dates are June 6, June 13, June 20, June 27, and July 11 (no dinner July 4). There are 2 seatings following the practices for the older age groups. The seating for middle schoolers is at 7pm, and the seating for high schoolers is at 8pm.

Who: Eichler Gators in middle and high school (age 11 and up, including rising 6th graders) as well as recent Gator alums

Where: Outside, near the club room and kiddie pool area

Other details:Individual dinners cost $12. Pay by cash or check (payable to Eichler Swim Team) on the night of the dinner. Whether you pre-pay or not, please RSVP on Swimtopia by the Monday before each dinner so we can get an accurate count for the food order.

Participation in Teen Dinners is a privilege. Swimmers are expected to act with maturity and to treat the club, each other, and parent volunteers with respect. Inappropriate behavior may lead to dismissal from Teen Dinners.

If you have any questions, please contact the Teen Dinners co-chairs, Amy Thieman ( or Maria Chow Zajac ( Thank you!


On Thursday, June 28 after swim practice (not Friday this time, as other Movie Nights!), our younger Gators can gather in the clubroom for a group movie. All Eichler members under age 12 are invited for snacks and “Peter Rabbit” starting at 5:30pm. Swimmers need to be fully dry before entering the clubroom. Parents must remain on site during the evening. Feel free to enjoy your dinner poolside that evening, while your kids have a good time with their friends. Please RSVP for the event on Swimtopia:


One of our teen swimmers, Katya Brownstein, will be creating the movie for the Champs banquet this year. If you have taken pictures at the meets or social events that you think might be good photos for the movie, please e-mail them directly to, Or, you can add photos to: Please send your photos to as soon as you can through the rest of the season. And thank you, Katya!


To be reimbursed for any swim team expenses, please complete the form below and attach receipts.

You can return the form and receipts by email (, or leave in the SwimTeam inbox inside Kelley's office. The bin is labeled "Swim Team Reimbursements" (not the "Treasurer" slot). You can put your PayPal email on the form, or we can mail a check to you.

Thank you for helping the team!

Nolan and Sandi, Swim Team Treasurers

See you at the pool!

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