6/28/15 Weekly Update

Spirit Team Members, Parents/Representatives,

We are so thankful having Chris and Alyssa with the Team the last two days

So much to learn and so little time
They are THE BEST!
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Are you ready for some time off? We sure are!!!

*Monday, 6/29 will be the last AHS Camp practice until we all return on Thursday, 7/9/15!
You will receive your next Update on 7/5/15.

*Please note that Mrs. Koch and Mrs. McGrew will not be responding to emails until we return to practices, as we are on vacation as well

Have a good safe vacation…and be sure to practice while you are away from your Team..
Please begin practicing your Football cheers that are on the DVD NOW

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Thought of the Week:
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Spirit Team Trivia:

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Congratulations to our darling Charger Girl Alumni, Asst. Coach, Emily Costas…who will begin studying at UCLA this coming semester! A fabulous cheerleader, National Stunt Champion, and one smart girl!
We are so very proud of you
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CONGRATULATIONS ALSO TO YOUR TEAMMATE KINTA SCHOTT!
Kinta was chosen as a CIF first-team selection as a midfielder for the Co-Marmonte League Champs. Agoura Lady Chargers Lacrosse Team. She was also selected to play in the National Regional Tournament at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania last month which reached the Championship of the Iroquis Division!
ALL RIGHT KINTA!
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*Please welcome our new Charger Girl Teammate, Freshman, Jillian Kelly. She is moving here from Granada Hills, and will be a Frosh/Soph Cheerleader!

*A reminder for any Spirit Team student athlete that would like to play on another AGOURA SPORTS TEAM…you MUST follow the directions and fill out the form as found on the Spirit Team Website! The Spirit Team MUST remain your first priority
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*Another Reminder: A Spirit Team Member may NOT COMPETE IN ANY CAPACITY FOR AN OUTSIDE TEAM OR COMPANY in CHEER/SONG/DANCE/GYMNASTICS… as the opportunity for Competition with your Teammates is offered at Agoura by The Spirit Team.
If you are found to be doing so, you will be dismissed from the Spirit Team and may not tryout the following year.
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COMING UP:
*THE AGOURA SPIRIT TEAM 2015-16 – MANDATORY DATES —
( Please see the Summer Absence Policy in your Handbook for clarification)
AHS CAMP/USA CAMP/VACATION TIME/FIRST DAY BACK !
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* If you have NOT PAID YOUR $88 for Summer Facility use to the District…it is due (WAY OVER DUE) TODAY!
Make your check out to LVUSD and BRING IT TO AHS CAMP …. PLEASE!

*VERY IMPORTANT!!!! – If you have received an email regarding your need to contact Assistant Principal Marty McGrady ….* or Treasurer Stephanie McKenna….regarding monies committed/owed to The Spirit Team Trust, you need to do so immediately.
*Please follow through on your responsibility now
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*BE ON THE LOOKOUT – You will soon be receiving information regarding the Spirit Team Directory.
It will require you to respond. Directions will be forth coming
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This week for The Spirit Team:
*Mandatory AHS Camp Continues:

*6/29- 2:30-5:00pm
*Voting for Team Captains…
1. Those returning Team Members that are running for a position will have needed to attend the Leadership Meetings during the 2014-15 school year.
2. Team Captains will need to be available to lead their Team at the 2015 USA Camp.
3. Each Team Member running for Captain will need to bring a WRITTEN STATEMENT to be read to their Teammates and used as ballots in the voting process. (NO EXCEPTIONS)
*ALL DECISIONS ARE FINAL….

* The Spirit Team Boosters (formerly ‘Spirit Board’) for ALL PARENTS/REPRESENTATIVES, .
will be meeting in the Teacher’s Lounge at 7:00pm
Your input and assistance is needed for a successful year for your student athlete!
Hope to see you there

*NEW – Immediately following the close of the Booster meeting…Mrs. McGrew and Mrs. Koch will have a MANDATORY meeting with the STUNTMEN’ Parents/ Representatives for 2015-16.

*6/30 – Captain announcement will be emailed to the Team. All decisions are final….
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COMING UP:
*7/9 – 2:30-5:00pm
*7/10 – 12-4:30pm – Beach Day
*7/11 – 9am-1pm
*7/13 – 2:30-5pm
*7/16 – 2:30-5pm
*7/20 – 2:30-5pm
*7/23 – 2:30-5:30 – Team Pictures and Parent/Family/Friends Performance (TIMES TBA)
*7/24 – TBD
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*7/28-30 – USA ‘Your Way’ Camp – Anaheim Convention Center – You will be staying at the Red Lion Hotel – Much more information to follow.
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*8/15 – AHS Camp – Mandatory Practice and Football Tailgate Picnic – AND PRACTICE IS ON THE TRACK after the tailgate
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*8/17 – Mandatory Back to School Practice – 3:00-5:30pm
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*NEW -8/23 – Sunday, Spirit Team Pool Party – More information to come

VACATION PLANNING:
*6/12-21
*6/30-7/8
*7/30-8/14
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*Football Schedules for 2015 have been emailed to all Team Members, as well as information you will need….
Game attendance as assigned is MANDATORY
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FYI -*MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW! – Mandatory – Agoura/USA Nationals Regional Qualifier/Fundraiser – 1/23/16
*Mandatory – USA Nationals Weekend – USA Nationals 18-20.2016!
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REMINDER :
*AGAIN….Spirit Team Member NEVER speaks badly of their Team, Teammates, school friends, Coaches, Teachers…or any one else on any social media venue. It is unacceptable and not tolerated!
Everyone on campus knows who you are…and you are expected to represent your Team and your School with ‘honor’ in AND out of school

*REMINDER :THE FOLLOWING ARE TEAM CLOTHING ITEMS THAT CHARGER GIRLS MUST PURCHASE SEPERATELY on or before going to Camp. You will NEED these items throughout the entire year!
Please buy them … and USE them asap….

1.*PLEASE PURCHASE ‘CHAMPION’ label SPORTS BRAS IN BLACK AND WHITE…. ONLY – THEY ARE TO BE FOUND AT COSTCO (in a ‘2 pack’) OR TARGET.

2. NUDE colored Jazz shoe 0NLY for ALL Songleaders.

3. WHITE low cut (only)SOCKS – several pairs… FOR ALL…TO BE WORN WITH WHITE CHEER SHOES
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*REMINDER: AHS Camp – MANDATORY – Summer Practices: Please see Summer Absence Polices in Your Handbook….NO EXCEPTIONS
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REMINDER – *IMPORTANT! ALL TEAM MEMBERS ARE TO DRESS AS A TEAM,,,that means clothing, hair, nails cut (so that they cannot be seen above your fingers) and NO JEWELRY.
* TEAMMATES SHOULD BE SELF MONITORING THEMSELVES, AND THEIR FELLOW SPIRIT TEAM MEMBERS!!!
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* The “Agoura High School Spirit Team Charger Girls (Cheer and Song) and Stuntmen” Rules and Regulations (from your Tryout packet), and the “Athletic Concern Form” ARE BOTH placed on the Team website ( www.agouraspiritteam.com ) for your continual information and use.
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*IMPORTANT REMINDER – IF ANY TEAM MEMBER IS ABSENT FROM A PRACTICE/CAMP/EVENT/CLASS/PERFORMANCE/COMPETITION…..FOR ANY REASON….MRS. KOCH IS TO RECEIVE A PARENT EMAIL ASAP…THE DAY BEFORE OR ON THAT DATE TO VERIFY THAT ABSENCE!

*Please understand that the Coach/Advisor have been entrusted with the Team Members attendance and safety…as assigned THEY ARE EXPECTED TO BE THERE WITH THEIR TEAM.. We NEED PARENT VERIFICATION IF THEY ARE NOT GOING TO BE IN ATTENDANCE.
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*REMINDER – IF A TEAM MEMBER IS ILL/INJURED AND IS TO SIT OUT A PRACTICE (ETC.), A PARENT NOTIFICATION IS NEEDED AS WELL. IN CASE OF AN INJURY, A DOCTOR’S NOTE IS REQUIRED FOR CLEARANCE TO PARTICIPATE FULLY.
Thank you for your understanding and compliance

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WISE WORDS:

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THERE IS NO ” I” IN TEAM!

With Charger Pride

Mrs. Koch and Mrs. McGrew