Today, grade 3 students showed some house team pride and raced opposing house team members to show their acquired swiming skills in the 40m freestyle! Miraculously, all 73 students (aside from those who were "sick") were able to complete one heat in less than an hour. Each student was assigned a heat and a lane number. They waited at their assigned lane until the whistle was blown to signal their ready. Then, at the sound of the bullhorn, students dove, or plopped, into the pool to show off. These are the trial races to determine who will compete in the all-school house team swimming competition in May!
Those who weren't participating for one reason or another formed the cheer squad around the edge of the pool to encourage their teammates!