Announcements & Schedule, Week of December 10, 2018

posted Dec 8, 2018, 10:20 AM by Sid Voss   [ updated Dec 9, 2018, 3:38 PM ]


  1. Ski-A-Thon:  Thanks for the great turn out, a great morning of skiing, and a special thanks all the volunteers!
  2. We have a skate race Tuesday at Elm Creek.  Here is the info and signup.
  3. We need some volunteers for the Tuesday race.  Signup and information.
  4. Pasta Party this week!  See information below.

Schedule for the Week

Monday: Bus to Hyland, leaves HHS at 4:00, returns to HHS by 6:30
Before we leave:
We will hand out Three Rivers Passes (for parks like Hyland, Elm Creek, Glen Lake).
We still have some Wirth passes to hand out.
Do you still need a uniform?  Get it Monday before the bus leaves.
If you requested classic skis, we have those ready for you and you may get them before we leave to Hyland. If you are interested in classic skis, here is the request form.
Wax skis before the bus leaves for Tuesday’s race. Varsity should see a coach for waxing and have preference in the wax room today. Others, If you waxed last week, your wax should be still good. See a coach if you have questions.

Tuesday: Skate Race at Elm Creek—here is the info and signup.

Wednesday: Bus to Wirth, leaves HHS at 3:10, return to HHS by 5:30
Pasta Party at HSS Cafeteria at 5:30.  Everyone should come!  Even though this is not normally a JV2 day, come with everyone to ski at Wirth and for the Pasta Party!

Thursday: Bus to Wirth, leave at 3:10, return to HHS at 5:30

Friday: Bus to Hyland, leave at 4:00, return to HHS by 6:30

Workouts for the Week 

Monday -  Bus to Hyland, leave at 4:00, back around 6:30

Workout - Easy

Varsity/JV1: Easy ski, bring skate and classic skis if you have them, we will decide on technique before the bus leaves. JV2: Continue to work on technique. We will have JV2 on the Star Loop: One or two loops with no poles, then loops with poles. There is a nice downhill on the Star Loop where we will practice downhill skills and turning.

Tuesday - Skate race at Elm Creek. Make sure to sign up if you plan to race. We encourage all skiers to do this race!

Wednesday - Bus to Wirth leaving school at 3:10, back by 5:30 then pasta party in HHS cafeteria at 5:30.

Workout: Long/Easy

Varsity/JV1 - Classic ski with 5x20 second L5 pickups mixed in on hills, focusing on creating speed up and over hills.

JV2 - Invited to come ski today and to come to the pasta party!

Thursday - Bus to Wirth leaving school at 3:10, back around 5:30

Workout - Intervals

Varsity/JV1 - Classic ski intervals.

JV2 - Ski, focus on weight transfer and getting out over your skis.

Friday - Bus to Hyland leaving school at 4pm and back around 6:30

Workout - Long/Easy

Varsity/JV1: 90 minute continuous classic ski focus on lengthening stride. Mix in one lap double polling and one lap classic skiing without poles.


Workout - Location and workout TBD