Charger Girl Update – 11/14-18/16

Charger Girls, Parents and Representatives,

 

*Yay! A first round CIF WIN for the Agoura Football Team!

Great job cheering on your Chargers.

 

(Photo Courtesy of: Tien Campion)

*FYI…YOUR CHARGERS AND CALABASAS ARE THE ONLY MARMONTE LEAGUE FOOTBALL TEAMS (AGOURA IN  THE CANYON LEAGE AND CALABASAS IS IN THE COASTAL CANYON LEAGUE…for Football ONLY) THAT WON THEIR FIRST ROUND GAMES!

OUT OF PLAYOFFS ARE: Westlake, Moorpark, Oaks Christian,Oak Park, and Newbury Park

*Now it is on to the NEXT ROUND OF CIF FOOTBALL for AHS, Friday, 11/18/16, vs. Notre Dame…Riverside.

*The JV and Varsity (ONLY) Charger Girls will be leaving AHS by bus at approximately 2:15pm on Friday.

*We will stop for dinner on the way

*Kick Off is at 7:30pm.

*Also know that you will be arriving back to AHS on Friday evening at approximately between 11pm and  midnght….depending on the game end time and the traffic on the way home.

*PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT IF AGOURA FOOTBALL KEEPS ON WINNING… THAT THE CHARGER GIRLS WILL HAVE A MANDATORY CIF PLAYOFF GAME EACH FRIDAY ( OR SATURDAY) FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKENDS AFTER THE GAME ON THE 18TH

 

THIS IS CIF…. AND IT IS PRIVELIGE TO BE THERE..AND ON YOUR TEAM… SUPPORING AND REPRESENTING AGOURA HIGH SCHOOL…AND THE CHARGER GIRLS!

*REMINDER  – The Spirit Team ALWAYS needs to be ready for home or away Championship CIF games…and away Football games as well.

It is a game to game situation for all sports in playoffs… and we will let the Team know as soon as we are notified.

*Please plan accordingly with your homework, other activities and family time.

*FYI… Please be aware that…Basketball schedules will be out soon for the Winter Sports Season.

*PLEASE NOTE – CHARGER GIRLS – IF YOU SIGNED UP TO ORDER THE GRAY ‘CHARGER GIRL’ SWEATSHIRT…they are being ordered on THIS MONDAY, 11/14/16.  A check/cash ONLY will be accepted for $35…made out to AHS for sweatshirt payment

*VERY IMPORTANT : PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CURRENT SPIRIT TEAM INVOICES HAVE BEEN  EMAILED TO THE TEAM by your volunteer Treasurer, CeCe Arnold*

 

* At this time 43% of Team Members have NOT paid their Transportation Donation to AHS.

* 12% of Team Members have NOT paid their ‘Summer Fees’ to LVUSD.

*  15% of Team Members are not on a payment plan or not up to date on their INVOICE payments to the Team.

* The total owed the Spirit Team Trust Fund as of 11/8/16 is:

$19,780.75. (This is NOT counting the money to AHS for Transportation OR LVUSD for the Summer.)

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* Contributions needed for the FALL SPORTS SEASON: $7,980.75

* MINUS CAR SHOW AND CHEER CLINIC FUNDRAISING Total : $4,226.55

* THE SPIRIT TEAM IS UNDERFUNDED THROUGH FALL SPORTS SEASON BY : $3,754.20 which is 47%

*An additional $11,000 will be needed for the WINTER SPORTS SEASON and has been bille by invoice to each Team Member.

*The projected SHORTFALL FOR THE WINTER SPORTS SEASON (BASED ON PAST HISTORY for The Spirit Team of 2016-17 in 2016… of $20% non payment) is $6,114.20

*AGAIN….please note that The Charger Girls cannot Compete at USA Nationals or ANY OTHER COMPETITION IF… there are NOT enough funds as shown in individuals monthly invoices… to allow payment for Transportation, Completion entry fees (per Team Member)…and other Competition related costs.

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*PLEASE NOTE: – THIS WEEK: PARENTS/REPRESENTATIVES…YOUR TEAM NEEDS YOU!

*Monday, November 14 – Spirit Team Booster Meeting – for ALL Parents and Representatives – Teacher Lounge –  6:30pm.  – LET’S LOOK INTO MORE FUNDRAISING OPTIONS SO THE TEAM WILL BE ABLE TO GO TO ALLTHE COMPETITIONS ON OUR SCHEDULE TO GET READY FOR …AND COMPETE AT … USA NATIONALS …. AND GET GOING WITH THE PLANNING FOR OUR USA REGIONAL QUAIFIER/FUNDRAISER ON 1/21/17! IT CAN’T BE DONE WITHOUT EVERYONE’S HELP AND INPUT…PLEASE MAKE THE TIME TO ATTEND AND BE A PART OF THE ‘TEAM’!

*NEW – MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW! – Crowdleading MANDTORY practice on SATURDAY, 1/7/16…with Chris and Alyssa!

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK:

 

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SPIRIT TEAM TRIVIA:

 

*Thanks to the following ladies ‘representing’ Charger Girls… for attending and supporting Water Polo in their First round CIF Playoff WIN at Westlake High School,11/9/16. They are…Jenna, Emily B., Julia O., Rachel S., Rachel R., Ali, Katie H., Sydney and Mia.

*PS.It was noticed and appreciated by Principal Mercer as well as the Water Polo Coach and Team

(Agoura lost their hard fought 2nd round game vs.Ventura 8-7 on Saturday, 11/12/16…and are now OUT of CIF)

THIS WEEK FOR THE SPIRIT TEAM:

 

MONDAY, 11/14/16 – *Captain’s Meeting – Lunch – E-3 

*Captains – Please BE SURE have your  ‘Weekly Goal’ reports WITH YOU TO HAND IN … that you have sent by email to Communications Liaison, Mellssa Fishman TODAY…. and will GIVE THEM to Mrs. McGrew…for discussion/planning! THIS IS A MUST!

*CLASS – A check/cash ONLY will be accepted for $35…made out to AHS for Charger Girl sweatshirt payment  – If you would like a Charger Girls Gray Sweatshirt ordered for you…today is the ONLY DAY TO DO SO!

*Please note…the Sweatshirts are NOT worn with your full uniform ..or on Game Day’s to school instead of your Spirit Team Jackets.

They may be worn to school …or anywhere else… with regular clothing as desired.

*Please be aware that you are representing Agoura High School…as well as your Team… where ever and when ever they are worn

*Mandatory – After School Practice – 3:00- 4:30pm – For CIF FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS AND CROWDLEADING!

Wednesday, 11/16 – *Class – Decide Game Day School/Game Dress for 11/18/16 – Frosh/Soph WILL BE DRESSING for school too… even though they will NOT be attending the Football game

Thursday, 11/17 – MANDATORY After School Practice – for CROWLEADING – 3:00-5:00pm

Friday, 11/18 – *Game Day Dress – ALL 

*Class

*MANDATORY CIF FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS vs NOTRE DAME….Riverside!

*GAME DRESS – JV AND VARSITY Teams  will wear Full Performance Uniforms and White Bows at the game!

*COMPLETE information on all travel, dress, times, location etc. of the 2nd round CIF game will be emailed out on Thursday evening, 11/17/16.

*Please do prepare for your early departure from school during class time.. at approximately 2:15pm.

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COMING UP:

 

*MANDATORY – Please continue to schedule ALL

MONDAY’S FOR MANDATORY FULL GOLD TEAM PRACTICES from 3-5:00pm..

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*As always, The Spirit Team MUST be prepared to attend specific CIF playoff games..ALL SPORTS that qualify.

*UNFORTUNATLEY it is also week to week until all Teams playing exit the playoffs.

*WE WILL LET YOU KNOW AS SOON AS WE DO

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*NEW – LEADERSHIP CLASSES FOR ALL TEAM MEMBERS WHO WISH TO ATTEND AND LEARN INTERPERSONAL SKILLS TO HELP YOU IN TEAMWORK AND DAILY LIFE…Will be offered to ALL TEAM MEMBERS … AFTER THE END OF FOOTBALL SEASON – at lunch in room E-3. 

 

*PLEASE NOTE: ANY TEAM MEMBER WHO WISHES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A CAPTAIN’S POSITION IN 2017-18, MUST FAITHFULLY ATTEND and PARTICIPATE IN THESE MEETINGS

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*FYI… Please be aware that…Basketball schedules will be out soon for the Winter Sports Season.

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*PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR FRIDAY, 12/2  – FOR MANDATORY CROWDLEADING CHOREOGRAPHY AND TEAM BUILDER…MORE INFORMATION TO COME!

THIS IS NECESSARY TO BE READY FOR COMPETITON SINCE WE WILL HAVE VERY LITTLE TIME TO PREPARE AFTER WINTER BREAK

*NEW – MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW! – Crowdleading MANDTORY practice on SATURDAY, 1/7/16…with Chris and Alyssa!

*Saturday, January 21, 2017 (Time TBD)

USA Natonals Regional at Agoura

MANDATORY: FUNDRAISER –  More information to follow as we get closer to the event.

*All Parents/Representatives (CeCe and Lisa)

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PLEASE NOTE:

*TENTATIVE MANDATORY COMPETITIONS – ALL TEAMS –  (Gold Team) Crowdleading Routine:

*AGAIN….please note that The Charger Girls cannot  Compete at USA Nationals or ANY OTHER COMPETITION IF… there are NOT enough funds as shown in individuals monthly invoices… to allow payment for Transportation, Completion entry fees (per Team Member)…and other Competition related costs.

 

* Jan. 15 USA Natonals Regional @ Brea Olinda

* Jan. 21 USA Nationals Regional @ Agoura

* Jan. 29 Cheer Pros State Championship @ Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario

* Best Of The West – TBD

 *March 24-26 USA Nationals @ The Anaheim Convention Center

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AS ALWAYS:

* AGAIN ….VERY IMPORTANT – On 8/15/15  You received an email from the Agoura High School Athletic Director, Garrett Lepisto in regards to Athletics Donations and Team costs.

*You have received a separate email from your Spirit Team Treasurer on, 9/18/16, with a ‘Chart’ that will be of assistance to you regarding

‘financial’s.

*The ‘Chart may also be found on the Team website at www.agouraspiritteam.com under ‘Fundraising’ for your convenience.

 

*Thank you again to those who are fulfilling your signed commitment to The Spirit Team, Agoura High School, and LVUSD

*PLEASE BE IN TOUCH with Team Treasurer, CeCe Arnold at:

cecearnold2@gmail.com

if you have the need to connect!

SHE IS VOLUNTEERING HER TIME AND EFFORT… FOR YOU …AND THE TEAM

*PLEASE REMEMBER – An absence ALWAYS necessitates a detailed Parent email to Mrs. Koch from a PARENT to 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.

*GAMES/CLASS/PRACTICES AND EVENTS ARE MANDATORY AS ASSIGNED AND SITING  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.

*Don’t let that WEAK LINK be YOU

*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.

*YOU ARE NOW 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, THERE FOR ALL TO SEE as well as Additional information,UPDATES, Revised Tentative schedule and all Team ‘packets’/forms/Calendars etc…. at: www.agouraspiritteam.com 

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*If you have some pictures that you would like to have posted on the website, please email your webmaster, Arnie Garfinkel at : arnieg@allstargroup.com  ….at any time.

WISE WORDS :

 

 

 

*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!

*ASK NOT WHAT THE TEAM CAN DO FOR YOU, BUT WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR TEAM!

 

 

WITH CHARGER PRIDE,

 

Mrs. Koch and Mrs. McGrew

 

Eileen McGrew
Blue and Gold Team
Head Coach

Vicki Koch
Blue and Gold Team
Advisor

www.agouraspiritteam