Charger Girl Update – 11/21-25/16 -Important Compeition FundraisIng Information!

Charger Girls, Parents and Representatives,

 

*Thank you so very much to all of the wonderful Spirit Team parents/representatives who gave up their time to attend the Spirit Booster meeting of behalf of YOUR Charger Girls. Your commitment to the Team and it’s future for 2016-17…and beyond…is appreciated!

*Coming up soon is the USA Regional/Fundraiser Competition…..soooo…everyone get ready to work!

Talk about ‘memories’….Will you EVER forget the clinching of the Canyon League Title for Agoura vs. Oak Park…OR… the 41/2 hour bus ride to the Notre Dame Riverside game?!

 * The Team received ‘thank you’ texts from Athletic Director, Garret Lepisto for both efforts and…and certainly your Football players were happy that you supported them this season!

Great job cheering on your Chargers.

 

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

EXCITING NEWS: PLEASE HELP TO SAVE YOUR COMPETITION SEASON!

*Starring: Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Derek Hough, Kristin Chenoweth, Martin Short, Rosie O’Donnell, Sean Hayes, Harvey Firestein,…and MORE!

 

*OPPORTUNITY EVENT : The Charger Girls have accepted and invitation to be a part of the LIVE production of ‘Hairspray’ for NBC on Tuesday, December 6th (Dress rehearsal) and Wednesday, December 7th (shooting date)

*It will also serve as a fundraiser/teambuilder for your Team… and the participants MUST attend both days.

*$25 per day for EACH participant will be earned for the Team Trust Fund.

*The only class/period that the participants will miss is ONE PERIOD 6. This is NOT the week of Math Finals!

*Check in time at NBC will be 1:30pm and check out will be at 8:00pm TO LEAVE FOR HOME to AHS each day.

*Complete information will be emailed when received from NBC.

*Thank you to ‘On Camera Audiences’ for making this opportunity event possible and…sending the bus for pickup and return for The Spirit Team’s transportation.

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*Team Members have received a Text from ‘Remind’ to text back…. and confirm that you will be able to attend and raise funds for your Competition Season’ to :

+1(972)471-9136

 

(*Please do NOT email Mrs. Koch!)

 

*PLEASE TEXT IMMEDIATELY! 50 TEAM MEMBERS ARE NEEDED TO ATTEND TO GO FORWARD OR THE OPPORTUNITY EVENT WILL NEED TO BE CANCELLED

*PLEASE NOTE…THAT IF THE COMMITMENT OF THE 50 TEAM MEMBERS ARE NOT MET BY TOMORROW, MONDAY, 11/21/16…THE DELETING OF SOME OR ALL OF THE COMPETITIONS FOR 2017 MAY NEED BEGIN!

*This is because each Competition (except for ours at Agoura…as we are the host school) needs to receive the ‘per Team Member’ entrance fees in ADVANCE. The monetary amount varies for each Competition.

 *Arrangements and approval for payment of the Competition fees will need to come from the Administration BEFORE WINTER BREAK….and that CANNOT take place unless there are enough funds in our Trust Account for payment.

 (Please see the *AS ALWAYS section below for the previously emailed financial information explanation )

 

*IT IS WHAT IT IS….there is just not way around it.

It is up to YOU…YOUR TEAMMATES, AND YOUR FAMILY’S COMMITMENT TOTHE TEAM

Spirit Team Trivia:

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Agoura’s 15th USA National Championship, 2016 – Will this be YOU in 2017?

 

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK:

THIS WEEK FOR THE SPIRIT TEAM:

Reminder – Are you practicing on your week off to when you come back after break you are very much improved?

Coming UP:

 

*Mandatory Practices will begin again every Monday 11/18 and Thursday, 12/1 – 3:00-5:00pm

*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

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

*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

*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.

 

*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