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YFSC News November 2017 Edition

November 2017 Edition

Welcome to the First YFSC Monthly Newsletter!

We are excited to start this new feature of the Club, which will be a way to connect with our members on a monthly basis with news about club events, local competitions, test sessions, fundraising efforts and other news of interest…If you have any news or photos to share, please email to: ellenspirer@gmail.com.

November 4th Exhibition/Little Stars Competition

YFSC held its Little Stars Competition & Exhibition on Saturday, November 4th. We had a great turnout. Congrats to all our skaters! A BIG thank you to our coaches who came to judge -- Jacqueline, Christian, Melanie, Carolina, Lindsay and Maritza. Thanks also to Eileen Sullivan for emcee'ing and to the rink management & staff for all their help. We have a full photo gallery on our Facebook page but below are a few shots from the day.

November 2017 Skater of the Month

Meet our YFSC Skater of the Month, Ava Washington.

Ava has passed her Beta test and loves skating because "it is fun."

A few more facts about Ava:

Her favorite skating move is Backward Crossovers.

Her current skating goal is to master the mohawk.

Ava is in second grade where her favorite subject is Math.

For more info, check her full profile on our bulletin board!

If you would like to send in your information for a chance to be our featured Skater of the Month, please email Ellen Spirer (ellenspirer@gmail.com) for a form or pick one up from our bulletin board at the rink.

November Club Ice Time

We will have club ice time on the following upcoming dates: Friday 11/10, Monday 11/13, Monday 11/20, Monday 11/27 and Friday 12/1. Monday times are 5:15-6:45 (one punch for 90 minutes); Friday times are 5:15-7:15 (one punch per hour). Punch cards are $185 for 10 punches. Junior members are welcome to skate on Mondays; Freestyle 1+ only on Fridays. Club ice is a great time to schedule a lesson! Talk to your coach about their availability.

Our home synchronized skating team, Team Image, held their pep rally on Sunday, November 5th. We wish them luck at the Cape Cod Classic this weekend as they kick off their season! Watch our Facebook page for more pictures of the team.

Ice Dancing Clinic on Mondays!

Yonkers Figure Skating Club is pleased to continue offering a "Learn to Ice Dance" class during Monday club Ice time from 6:00 to 6:20 pm. This class is designed for skaters who have passed at least the Pre-Preliminary Moves Test or higher, but have not yet tested any ice dances. The class is taught by National Pairs and Dance Coach Brad Cox. This is a drop-in class with no minimum obligation or full-season commitment. Come try it! $15 fee, plus the cost of club ice time.

YFSC is going to ISI Worlds!

YFSC plans to compete at the 2018 ISI World Recreational Championships in Marlborough, MA the week of July 23-28. We will be participating as a team and will have coaches with us to put skaters on the ice. Stay tuned for more information!

Show your club spirit with our signature jackets!

We are now taking jacket orders...please place your order by November 15 to guarantee arrival before Christmas. The new jackets feature zipped pockets, a more tailored look, skater's name in script and our logo on the back. Order forms can be found on our bulletin board at Murray Rink. Please mail or drop off order forms with payment to our attention at the rink. You can also order through Entry-Eeze online: http://comp.entryeeze.com/Membership/Members/Merchandise.aspx?id=1317. Please note there is a small service fee for ordering online.

Congratulations to our YFSC skaters who passed USFS Moves in the Field & Dance tests in September & October!

September 27 Test:

Isabella Zaccardi - Novice MIF

Hannah Reing - Intermediate MIF

Caroline Stohrer & Olivia Luyando - Pre-Juvenile MIF

Sophie Bryne - Preliminary MIF

Annalise Schuster - Pre-Preliminary MIF

Juliette Schwartz - Pre-Silver European Waltz

October 27 Test:

Sabrina Pisani - Novice MIF

Sophie Ryan - Pre-Juvenile MIF

Elianna Carreira - Pre-Preliminary MIF

Grace Egan - Pre-Preliminary MIF

Julianna Calvello - Silver Rocker Foxtrot

Gianna Cambria & Alessandra Iarriccio - Silver Tango

Hannah Reing - Pre-Silver Fourteenstep

Isabella Iarriccio - Pre-Bronze Fiesta Tango

Carlotte Siegel - Preliminary Dutch Waltz

Hillary Schuldenfrei - Preliminary Dutch Waltz & Preliminary Canasta Tango

Great job, skaters!

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