Charger Girl Update – 11/28-12/2/16

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Welcome Back…time to work off come of those Thanksgiving calories!
So Let’s Get Going!

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Spirit Team Trivia:
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CHEER Pros 2016: Just one of the awards ceremonies is pictured above.

*Agoura WON THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP in the Varsity Co-Ed Cheer…as well as the ‘Sideline Cheer’ (Crowdleading) Division at CHEER Pros in 2016!

*Hopefully The Charger Girls will be able to win A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AGAIN IN 2017!
*That will be up to your ‘TEAM COMMITMENT SUPPORT SKILLS’ regarding the’ Hairspray’ and other fundraising opportunities… as well as your PERFORMANCE SKILLS!

*IF the Team has the opportunity to compete at Cheer Pros for the State Title…the above scholarships will be awarded at that time!

*PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR MONDAY, 12/12/16…FOR THE FIRST MANDATORY HOME BASKETBALL GAME…VS. OAK PARK!
ALL TEAMS WILL ATTEND THE VARSITY GAME….more information as it is received.
*It is most probable that part of the Crowdleading routine will be performed at half time. There will be a HUGE crowd…so the Team MUST be prepared

THIS WEEK FOR THE SPIRIT TEAM:

Monday, 11/28 – *Mandatory Practices 3-5:00pm to resume today!

*The announcement will be made at this time if there are 50 committed Team Members to raise the $2,500 needed to help save YOUR COMPETITION SEASON for 2017.
We NEEED 8 MORE Charger Girls to participate to make this a GO!
Please see the previous email detailing who had signed up..etc…sent on 11/25/16.
*A new ‘Hairspray’ email will be sent out this evening, 11/27/16, with the names of the committed Charger Girls attending and more information too

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Tuesday, 11/29 – *Captains Meeting – Lunch – E-3
*TYPE WRITTEN GOALS FROM EACH TEAM CAPTAIN ARE DUE!
*Class
*Friday 12/2 Choreography/Team Builder information will be forthcoming.

Thursday, 11/30 – *Class
*After School Mandatory Practice – 3:00-4:30pm

FRIDAY, 12/2 – MANDATORY CROWDLEADING CHOREOGRAPHY AND TEAM BUILDER…MORE INFORMATION TO COME IN CLASS ON 11/29.
THIS PRACTICE IS NECESSARY TO BE READY FOR COMPETITON SINCE WE WILL HAVE VERY LITTLE TIME TO PREPARE AFTER WINTER BREAK

Coming UP:
*PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR MONDAY, 12/12/16…FOR THE FIRST HOME BASKETBALL GAME…VS. OAK PARK!
ALL TEAMS WILL ATTEND THE VARSITY GAME….more information as it is received.

*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 :

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*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