THE AGOURA SPIRIT TEAM – USA NATIONALS CHAMPIONS
* The year is not over yet…The Team is on to a Pep Rally performance coming up on March 9th as well as supporting wherever and when ever needed.
*Hopefully you heard the congratulatory message on the ‘All Call’from Mr. Mercer on Friday! You have received well deserved congratulatory emails from all of the Administrators as well as your Superintendent.
They appreciate your efforts for your Team and in representing Agoura High School⚡️
*REMINDER: A message from your Banquet Committee Chairperson, Melissa Phillps, was sent, 2/18/18. Please contact Mrs. Phillips directly to feat The Spirit Team for 2018 and give them a fitting ‘congratulations’ for their outstanding year! It can not happen without your help!
*The Video chronicling for the year is the highlight of the Banquet.
A volunteer is needed to put it together as well as pictures and videos of the year…so please respond as to this plea to help make it a memorable occasion.
*PLEASE NOTE: THE TENTATIVE banquet date is Monday, 3/19/18!
More information/Invitation…to follow!
Thanks in advance so much for contributing!
*Please note…All Team money commitments are due and payable at this time.
* If you had a previously past due balance you will also receive a forthcoming email from Mrs. Koch this week so that you are aware of that as well..
Please note as always… that if the monetary commitment is not paid by the first Tryout Clinic for 2018-19… the Team Member must return ALL of the Charger Girls clothing…along with shoes, poms and competition items received (as they were paid for from the Team Trust) at that time.
Thank you for your understanding and willingness to support the Spirit Team at Agoura High School.
Thought for the Week:
Spirit Team Trivia:
See Lexie Katzman…current cheerleader and former Agoura Charger Girl…as she ‘Crowdleads’ for Sacramento State University in 2017-18!
This week for the Charger Girls:
Monday,3/5 -* MANDATORY – Class YOU MUST DRESS
*After School Practice:
4:30-5:30PM open stunt/skills practice
WEDNESDAY,3/7-*Mandatory – Class – Attire for Pep Rally/Friday School Dress decided.
THURSDAY, 3/8 -* Evening Pep Rally Practice as scheduled TBD. Dress as decided.
*FRIDAY, 3/9- Pep Rally – Report to Gym at 9:25 in Pep Rally Dress as decided ready to perform.
*Do not wear any other clothing OVER what you are wearing to school except your Spirit Team Sweats!!!
*Change in to Spirit Team – School dress as decided.
*Designated Team Members – VISIT TO LINDERO- more information to come.
*MANDATORY – Class
VIDEOS AND PICTURES FOR THE TEAM BANQUET WILL BE NEEDED QUICKLY!
We also need a volunteer who can put the video together please.
Let Mrs. Koch know and she will send the information on to the Banquet Committee!!
The Banquet date is Tentatively MARCH 19th
More information to follow.
*Spirit Team Booster Meeting MARCH 12.
*Spirit Team Banquet Committee Meeting MARCH 12.
*Coming up on Saturday, May 5th is the ‘Hall of Fame’ Banquet for athletics at Los Robles Golf Course in TO.
Charger Girls will be needed (6-8) to greet and check in Guests that evening from approx. 5:15-6:30 pm and will receive service hours at this prestigious event.
More details as we get closer to the event.
*More Calendar dates will be coming soon!
*ADDITIONAL MANDATORY – CIF SPRING SPORTS – TBD – More information to come when/if assigned.
*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
*ALL Parents and Representative – Booster Meeting Dates: more will be coming soon! (6:30pm) – Teachers Lounge
*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
* 5/31/18 – Opportunity for Service Hours for the annual CBI Presentation in the PAEC as the CBI class hosts a program that displays their talents and abilities. The volunteer Charger Girls will need to do a ‘cheer’ to warm up the crowd (in uniform)…and perhaps perform ‘Hey’ too…to begin the ‘show’. It usually takes place right after nutrition.
You may then be dismissed to return to class…
Volunteers may sign up in PE class.
AS ALWAYS: FYI…
*Those Team Members that have missed games will need to contact their Captains and Coach Costas to make arrangements to make up those games which can be any level except Varsity or…. arrange for another way of making them up..which can be discussed as well. Please do that as quickly as possible. Thank you!
*PLEASE NOTE – YOU HAVE RECEIVED an email as well as your individual invoice… that is due and payable upon receipt…. for monies owed for The Spirit Team. It has been emailed to you by Mrs. Koch from your new VOLUNTEER Treasurer Lori Perfit.
PLEASE EMAIL LORI WITH QUESTIONS at:
IF YOU HAVE NOT DONE SO…Please pay promptly WE DO NEED TO MAKE UP FOR LOST TIME!
*PLEASE NOTE – If you had a previously past due balance you will also receive a forthcoming email from Mrs. Koch this week of 4/5-9/18, so that you are aware of that as well..
Please note as always… that if the monetary commitment is not paid by the first Tryout Clinic for 2018-19… the Team Member must return all of the Charger Girls clothing loaned to her….along with competition items won (sweatshirts/Backpacks etc….before the time of the forthcoming Banquet.
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)
FYI – Volunteers:
*Treasurer(s) – Lori Perfit – firstname.lastname@example.org
*Clothing – Laura Koenig – email@example.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
*PLEASE REMEMBER – An absence ALWAYS necessitates a detailed PARENTemail to Mrs. Koch at: VEKoch@aol.com
*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
**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!
*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.
*You are responsible for knowing the information found in ALL documents/Updates/emails…
*ALWAYS CHECK THE ‘COMING UP’ PORTION OF THE UDATES TOO!
(Picture – Regrets)
*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!
With Charger Pride,
Teacher of Record
The Agoura High School
‘The Charger Girls’
*Best of the West
*17 Time National