7/5/15 Weekly Update

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Spirit Team, Parents and Representatives,

Hope you are enjoying your time away from Spirit Team Practice. Don’t forget to go over everything you have learned even though we are not together!!!

Please come back refreshed and ready to go on 7/9/15!
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*A special thank you to the Parents/Representatives that attended the Spirit Team Booster meeting last week!
You are making a difference in the lives of your student athletes
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Thought of the Week:
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Spirit Team Trivia: FYI….Cheer History!

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Founder of NCA, and considered the ‘Grandfather of Modern Cheerleading’ …Lawrence Herkimer..
passed away recently. Above is a picture of ‘Herkie” doing the jump he made famous
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COMING UP:
*7/9 – 2:30-5:00pm – G Building – AHS Camp continues!
Pictures for Spirit Team Directory:
*Charger Girls – Black Charger T, white cheer shoes, and blue shorts. You may wear your hair down if you wish…for Team Picture only!
NO JEWELRY/NO NAIL POLISH
*Stuntmen – Uniform Top and Black shorts.
NO ACCEPTIONS PLEASE

*7/10 – 12-5:000pm – Beach Day – Practice first in the G Building…then on to the Beach!
*Bring your bathing suit, sunscreen, towel, lunch/drink…whatever else you need, and $2 for parking with you!
We will leave for the beach at 2:30pm and return at approx. 5:00pm to the AHS parking lot.
*Thank you in advance to the parents that have volunteered to drive
PS. Mrs. Koch will have all of the Transportation Waivers and Emergency Forms.

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AHS Camp continues…. in the gym:
*7/11 – 9:30am-1pm
*7/13 – 2:30-5pm
*7/16 – 2:30-5pm – USA Liability form, Packing List and all ‘USA Your Way Camp’ Information will be emailed to you….with the exception of your ‘Daily Schedule’ …which will come to you as soon as it is received.
*7/20 – 2:30-5pm – Practice and Uniform/Clothing distribution
*USA Liability Camp form is to be returned to your Captain upon your arrival TODAY…. filled out completely.

*7/23 – 2:30-5:30pm – Practice…in practice attire…
*then…Team Picture and Senior Pictures for Football Program/ in full uniform. Charger Girls may wear hair down if you wish….for pictures only.
*and at 5:00pm…Dress Rehearsal Performance for Parent/Family/Friends ….
*with Full Performance uniform (Charger Girls – no nail polish/jewelry- wear hair UP… with NEW WHITE BOW)
*Stuntmen wear full performance uniform and black socks with performance shoes.

*7/28-30 – USA ‘Your Way’ Camp – Anaheim Convention Center – You will be traveling and returning by Charter Bus…. and staying at the Red Lion Hotel
*All information/forms, and all details will be emailed to you.

VACATION PLANNING:
*Last Chance – 7/30-8/14
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*8/15 – AHS Camp – Mandatory Practice and Football Tailgate Picnic – PRACTICE IS ON THE TRACK after the tailgate! Please come prepared knowing ALL of the Football Cheers on the CD, as well as the routines/cheers from USA Camp.
*Charger Girls will dress in their jersey’s…more information to follow.
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*IMPORTANT – Mrs. Koch only has 4 Football Cheers/Dances DVD’s left – You ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR/MUST KNOW ALL OF THE FOOTBALL CHEERS by this date! They will NOT BE TAUGHT AT PRACTTICE OR IN CLASS!
*PLEASE NOTE: If you do not know the game materials (cheers/dances) you will NOT be able to cheer in a game
*Get together with friends that know the cheers/have the DVD over your break so you can make sure to be ready for the Football season to begin
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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
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*Football Schedules for 2015 have been emailed to all Team Members, as well as the additional information you will need….
Game attendance as assigned is MANDATORY
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*NEW – 9/5 – MARK YOUR CALENDARS…. UCLA SPIRIT SPECTACULAR HALF TIME PERFORMANCE AT THE ROSEBOWL! – $10 for transportation – More to come!
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*NEW – 10/3 – MANDATORY YOU WILL BE PERFORMING IN THE REYES ADOBE PARADE WITH YOUR TEAM .
*You will need to be there at the Yerba Buena site at approximately 9:15am.
The parade will end at the Reyes Adobe House/Park (just past TO Blvd.) at approximately 11:00pm.
*You can receive 2 hours of ‘Service Learning’ Credit for your participation
*PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW! More information to follow.

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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CONTINUAL REMINDERS :
*INCREDIBLY IMPORTANT!…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