Charger Girl Update – 5/28-6-1/18

THE AGOURA SPIRIT TEAM
STATE AND USA NATIONAL CHAMPIONS – 2017-18

CHARGER GIRLS, PARENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES:
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*Thank you to the Charger Girls that signed up to represent the Spirit Team at the Annual CBI performance on Thursday, 5/31/18.
Laura
Breena
Vicky
Luca
Cheris
Arcadia
Sophia
Caleigh
Skylar
Julia W
Jacqueline
Holiday
Hailey
Nina
Juliet
*on Thursday 5/31/18 You will meet Mrs. Koch/or Coach Emily….at that the PAEC at approx.10:15am in full performance uniform (hair up with white bow…no jewelry/nail polish..etc.)
You will practice in class on 5/29 and when arriving at the PAEC ready to perform on 5/31…with signs/props etc.
*As you are the ‘introduction’ to the entire program you will perform the Agoura ‘Spell out’and ‘Hey’ …and then be excused to return to class.
There will be many dignitaries, teachers and classes in attendance..so it is quite an honor to participate.
**Don’t forget to have your papers signed for your 2 hours that you earned in room V106.
The Service Hour paperwork can be picked up in Rm. C-1!
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IMPORTANT – REMINDER!
*PLEASE ..you must remember that period 5 Spirit Team is a class…and YOU RECEIVE A GRADE!

*Even if you are not returning to the Team you MUST be in attendance and dress correctly to work out…
*IF YOU ARE NOT OFFICIALLY EXCUSED FROM CLASS YOU WILL BE MARKED ABSENT…and IF YOU ARE…that WILL BE REPORTED TO THE OFFICE AND REFLECTED IN YOUR CLASS GRADE IF UNEXCUSED/TRUANT!!!
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PLEASE NOTE: THE UPDATES
FOR 2017-18 will no longer reference dates/practices..etc…FOR THE TEAM OF 2018-19 as not to cause confusion.
*The Updates for 2018-19 will be sent separately by Coach Costas.

Thought of the Week:

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Spirit Team Trivia:
* Below are some predecessors of The Spirit Team …before the Team was called ‘Spirit Team’ and or even ‘Charger Girls’!
They are the JV Cheerleaders from 1988…when only 28 girls tops were allowed on the ENTIRE Team with Freshmen, JV and Varsity combined.
*See if you can find Mrs. Koch’s Daughter Becky in the group.
Hint: she is NOT a flyer!


This Week for the Charger Girls 2017-18:

Tuesday, 5/29 *Mandatory – Class
*Volunteers practice for PAEC performance.
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Thursday, 5/31- *CBI Performance in the PAEC
(please see instructions above at the top of the Update…in red!)

*Mandatory – *Class

COMING UP:
*Again..Mrs. McGrew and Mrs. Koch will be assisting with the Team of 2017-18 until the end of this semester and the throughout the Transition of The Spirit Team completely into the very capable hands of your Head Coach Emily Costas.
*Please continue sending your questions etc..to Mrs. Koch regarding the Team of 2017-18 during that time.

PLEASE – send ALL other inquiries/questions regarding the Team of 2018-19 to Coach Emily at : coachemilycostas@gmail.com
to begin completing the Transition.

*ADDITIONAL MANDATORY – CIF SPRING SPORTS – TBD – More information to come when/if assigned for CIF playoffs .

AS ALWAYS: FYI…
AGAIN!!!!
*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!
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 – chargergirlstreasurer@gmail.com

*Clothing – Laura Koenig – laura@koenigmail.com-
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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

*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.

*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:


REMEMBER:

YOU ARE STILL A TEAM UNTIL THE END OF THE SEMESTER!

*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,

Emily Costas
Head Coach

Eileen MGrew
Teacher of Record

Vicki Koch
Team Coordinator

The Agoura High School
Spirit Team

‘The Charger Girls’

*Regional
*State
*17 Time National
CHAMPIONS