Charger Girl Update – 1/15-1/20/18

CHARGER GIRLS, PARENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES:

*CHARGER GIRLS:

USE YOUR TIME WISELY! STUDY!!!!!!!!!

BOTH MANDATORY BASKETBALL/FINALS AND COMPETITIONS ARE IN THIS WEEK…ARE YOU READY?

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A GREAT week of practice and supporting AHS from The Charger Girls!

All Teams were just fabulous at Basketball and in embracing of the fun and new routines you ‘show-timed’ for one another on Thursday.

*When the ‘GOING GETS TOUGH..THE TOUGH GET GOING!’

 

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*The USA/AHS Mandatory Competition and CheerPros State Title are HERE!

(*There was a ‘small’ announcement regarding the AHS Competition in this weeks Acorn on page 36!)

*Please check out all of the information in the Update as well as those

that will come throughout this VERY BUSY week…when received.!

*January 20th IS GOING TO BE AWESOME!

HERE COME THE CHARGER GIRLS!

*PLEASE DO NOT BE ABSENT IF AT ALL POSSIBLE FOR ANYTHING THIS WEEK! YOU ALL NEED TO BE THERE TO SUPPORT YOUR TEAMMATES..to make sure you qualify for USA Nationals AND do well at CheerPros!

* HELP – IMPORTANT – Parents and Representative are NEEDED TO TAKE PICTURES AND VIDEO ON CAMERA AND/OR PHONE for both Competitions for year end DVD and other uses.

THANKS SO VERY MUCH!

 

Thank you to the Parents/Representatives who attended the Spirit Team Booster meeting on 1/11/18. You are an invaluable resource that helps to enable the Team toreach their potential by showing your support.

You are appreciated more then you know!

In attendance : Deborah Madden, Laura Koenig,Melissa Phillps, Jessica Hayden, Lori Perfit (new Treasurer Volunteer),

CeCe Arnold (USA.AHS Comp. Chairperson) and Tina Wilke (retiring Treasurer)

*Thanks again so…. VERY MUCH!

*The MANDATORY (FOR PARENTS/REPRESENTATIVES TOO) USA/Agoura

Competition Fundraiser is THIS SATURDAY….January 20th at AHS.

COMPLETE information to come when received from the companies.

*BECAUSE OF THE ‘HOLIDAY’… THE USA FINAL AND THE CHEERPros  LINEUPS..as well as the CHEERPros waiver..ETC…HAVE NOT BEEN RECEIVED AT THIS TIME 🙁

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*HOWEVER – The USA Liability Waiver will be sent out to you today… and is due in class on Tuesday, 1/16/18 AT THE LATEST.

*Information regarding the USA/Agoura Competition from Chairperson REGARDING THE ‘SHIFT SIGN UP  LINK…ETC…  FROM Chairperson CeCe Arnold will also be received today… as well.

Please contact CeCe with questions and/or concerns at cecearnold2@gmail.com

*IMPORTANT!!!!!!!

THE TEAM MUST have at least ONE *PARENTS/REPRESENTATIVES – Please sign up for your MANDATORY shifts on the link that was emailed to you for the USA/Agoura 1/20/18 Competition/Fundraiser … right away! PARENT/REPRESENTATIVES need to work a shift at the USA/Agoura Competition on 1/20/18 to receive your portion of the funds raised and credited to your Team Members account towards individual USA Nationals expenses.

*Its a great Competition and The Charger Girls will be qualifying for USA Nationals in exhibition at that time.

*THEN..the Team heads off on the bus to Pasadena to compete for the CHEERPros State Title!

What a day!…

Again – ALL INFORMATION WILL BE SENT BY EMAIL FOR BOTH COMPETITIONS ASAP!

*ALL PARENTS/REPRESENTATIVES/FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND AND SUPPORT THE TEAM AT AT LEAST ONE COMPETITION THAT DAY!

You will be glad you did!

*DON’T FORGET TO TAKE PICTURES AND VIDEO PLEASE!

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK:

 

 

 

 

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Spirit Team Trivia:

 

 

 

 

See if you can find Coach Costas in this Blue Team Competition picture taken at an AHS Basketball game!

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This week for The Charger Girls:

BIG WEEK AHEAD! **Reminder – Please see Spirit Team Absence Policy on the Team website if you have missed a Mandatory class/game/practice/competition as it may impact your cheering/sitting out Athletic games/events and competitions this season.

 

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WEDNESDAY, 1/17 –  *CAPTAINS AND LEADERSHIP MEETING IN ROOM E-3 AT LUNCH….EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND!

* MANDATORY  – Class

*Game Day School/Game Dress decided for Friday, 1/19.

THURSDAY, 1/18 – MANDATORY  – PRACTICE – 5:00-7:30PM!

FRIDAY, 1/19 – *MANDATORY – Game Day School Dress

*MANDATORY (SONG ONLY meeting)  – Lunch – E-3

*MANDATORY – *Class

*MANDATORY – BBB:

*ALL JV – arrive at 5:30pm

*ALL VARSITY AND JV – CROWDLEADING HALF TIME PERFORMANCE DURING THE VARSITY GAME!! JV will stay after their first game. ALL Varsity will arrive at 6:45pm 

 

*SONG – don’t forget your jazz shoes!

 

*MANDATORY – BB – Arrive at your appointed time fully performance ready – Hair UP with white bow and WHITE Cheer shoes. NO JEWELRY/NAIL POLISH OR YOU MAY BE SENT HOME AND WILL NEED TO MAKE UP THE MISSED GAME AS ASSIGNED.

*YOUR PHONES ARE ONLY TO BE USED BEFORE AND AFTER THE GAME IN THE FOYER… AND ARE TO BE KEPT IN YOU BACKPACK WHICH WILL BE BY THE BACK OUTSIDE ENTRANCE TO THE GYM WITH YOUR JACKET AND ANY OTHER PERSONAL ARTICLES.

*NO CHATTING DURING THE GAMES PLEASE..YOU ARE THERE TO SUPPORT YOUR TEAM!

USA/AHS Competition set up after the home BB game at AHS!

*SATURDAY – 1/20/18 –     COMPETITION – MANDATORY for Parents/

Representatives/Team Members  – USA REGIONAL/AGOURA COMPETITION-FUNDRAISER – approx. 7:30am – 2:30pm – Sign up for YOUR SHIFT TODAY, 1/14!

*COMPETITION – Saturday, 1/20/18 – MANDATORY

(Yes…two Competitions on the same day)

The Team will load the bus and leave for CHEERPros IMMEDIATELY AFTER THEY HAVE PERFORMED THEIR EXIBITION AT AHS!

*Pasadena Convention Center – Time TBA – CHEERPros – State Title

CHEERPros Location information to be emailed out today, 1/14/18. Line up and Medical/Liability Waiver to be send when received.

COMING UP:

*MONDAY, 1/22 – NEW – MANDATORY – Captains and Sophomore/Freshman meeting – LUNCH – E-3 – Please bring your lunch!

*PLEASE WRITE ALL OF THE CALENDAR DATES IN YOUR PHONE/BOOK…OR WHERE EVER…IMMEDIATELY. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO BE IN ATTENDANCE AS ASSIGNED!

 

*IMPORTANT Reminder – Please see Spirit Team Absence Policy if you have missed a Mandatory class/game/practice/competition as it may impact your cheering/sitting out Athletic games/performances

*(Unless Notified – PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS MANDATORY SEGMENTED PRACTICE SCHEDULE WILL REMAIN FOR EVERY WEEKLY MANDATORY MONDAY PRACTICE FOR 2018 – G Building  )

 

*JV CHEER – 3-4:30pm

 

*VARSITY CHEER – 4-5:30pm

 

*ALL SONG – 5-6:30pm

*(Unless Notified – Regular Schedule will remain for EVERY WEEKLY MANDATORY THURSDAY PRACTICE FOR 2018) – “INCLUSIVE” PRACTICE… WITH ALL TEAMS ATTENDING TOGETHER – G Building – 5:00-7:30pm

*ADDITIONAL MANDATORY – WINTER SPORTS – TBD – More information to come when/if  assigned.

*ALL Parents and Representative – Booster Meeting Dates: 2/5/18 (6:30pm) – Teachers Lounge

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MANDATORY COMPETITION SCHEDULE 2018:

 

 

*COMPETITION – Saturday, 2/10/17 – MANDATORY – ”Best of the West” – More information to come….

*COMPETITION – Friday, 2/23-25/18 – MANDATORY – USA NATIONALS COMPETITION- WEEKEND/OVER NIGHT STAY – ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER

*MORE COMPETITION(s) may be scheduled

*MANDATORY – SPRING SPORTS TBD – More information to come when assigned.

*Charger Girl Year End Banquet – TBD

*Charger Girl Tryouts – 2018-19! – TBD

AS ALWAYS: FYI…

 

PLEASE NOTE :

*We understand that when there is a school holiday that it is a temptation to take the day/weekend off too…however…the  Mandatory schedule has been solidified and as a CIF Agoura athlete you have the responsibility to be in attendance…just as the athletes are on the field/court.

 

Your team is depending on you!

 

*Always, please double check….and…if you are NOT going to be in attendance at a MANDATORY game/class/performance/competition..etc..PLEASE MAKE SURE that Mrs. Koch is notified asap so that you are NOT placed in a routine as it is INCREDIBLY DIFFICULT to replace anyone thought to be participating

 

* ALL dates given as student body days off MAY NOT effect the MANDATORY attendance of The Agoura High School Spirit Team!

 

*Please see the Spirit Team Absence Policy…on the Team website for specifics as it may impact your Competition placement/cheering/sitting out Athletic games/events this season.

FYI….Just a note to PLEASE REMEMBER THAT:

 

*Any and all emails for Mrs. Koch/Coach Costas/Mrs. McGrew, Committees/Team..etc.. are to go to Mrs. Koch ONLY at :VEKoch@aol.com

*They be disbursed/answered/sent by Mrs. Koch … AFTER Coach Costas, Mrs. McGrew AND Mrs. Koch have discussed and decided on an OK…and/or.. a proper response to/for the appropriate people/group(s).

*THANK YOU

FYI – Volunteers:

 

*Treasurer(s) – Lori Perfit

*Clothing – Laura Koenig – laura@koenigmail.com

Chairpersons and Committees:

*Year End Banquet – Melissa Phillips

*Photography – Karina Fraley : Volunteers …please email Mrs. Fraley your information to Karinafraley@yahoo.com

*Fundraiser Coordinator(s) – Megan Wallace and Lori Perfit

*USA/Agoura Regional Competition Organizing Committee – 1/20/18 – Chairperson, CeCe Arnold Committee, Lori Perfit, Ann Shuck,Mark Valdez,Laura Russo

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*PLEASE REMEMBER – An absence ALWAYS necessitates a detailed PARENTemail to Mrs. Koch  at:  VEKoch@aol.com

 

…ALSO…

 

*If you are sick or injured and cannot …participate in class/practice/games, events… a detailed doctors note is need…to sit out, as well as to resume active status.

 

*Please follow the previously emailed instructions from the Agoura High School Athletic Trainer so that you and the Team remain in compliance.

*GAMES/CLASS/PRACTICES AND EVENTS ARE MANDATORY AS ASSIGNED AND SITTING OUT GAMES…ETC…MAY TAKE PLACE IF THEY ARE MISSED

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**Reminder – Please see Spirit Team Absence Policy if you have missed a Mandatory class/game/practice/competition as it may impact your cheering/sitting out Athletic games/events this season.

*PLEASE ALWAYS COME TO ALL AHS PRACTICES/CLASS… DRESSED IN YOUR SPIRIT BLACK CHARGER T… WITH BLUE SHORTS/ATHLETIC SHOES.

 

(SONGLEADERS BRING JAZZ SHOES…. NO DANCING/CHEERING/STUNTING… IN BARE FEET OR SOCKS!). BRING WATER.

 

NO SWEATSHIRTS..ETC ARE TO BE WORN AT CLASS/ PRACTICE AS THEY ARE A SAFETY HAZARD!

*YOU ARE A TEAM…AND NEED LOOK LIKE IT TOO

*ALL SAFETY REGULATIONS REGARDING:

 

*PIERCINGS/ HAIR UP IN A HIGH PONYTAIL/NAILS/JEWELRY/NAILS/NO WRIST- HAIR TIES/PHONES/NO ANKLETS..etc…..ARE ALWAYS UPHELD!

 

*No deviation from the above….YOU MAY SIT OUT OF A PRACTICE/GAME/EVENT… UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLIED.  

*UPDATES ARE ALWAYS POSTED..ALONG WITH OTHER PERTINENT, IMPORTANT INFORMATION, ON THE SPIRIT TEAM WEBSITE… FOR ALL TO SEE.

at: www.agouraspiritteam.com

*You are responsible for knowing the information found in ALL documents/Updates/emails…

 

*ALWAYS CHECK THE ‘COMING UP’ PORTION OF THE UDATES TOO!

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WISE WORDS:

 

 

 

 

 

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REMEMBER:

 

*BE VERY CAREFUL OF HOW YOU SPEAK ABOUT YOUR TEAM/TEAMMATES TO OTHERS… IN PERSON OR ON SOCIAL MEDIA ETC !

IT REFLECTS ON HOW YOU ARE… AS WELL AS THOSE YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT!

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*HERE WE GO…It’s Competition Time!

 

 

With Charger Pride,

 

Emily Costas

Head Coach

Eileen MGrew
Teacher of Record

Vicki Koch

Team Coordinator

The Agoura High School
Spirit Team

‘The Charger Girls’

*Regional
*State
*Best of the West
*16 Time National
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