Charger Girl Update – 8/21-27/17

MANDATORY, 8/21/17

CHARGER GIRLS, PARENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES:

This is the week!

 

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?

 

 

*Are YOUR UNIFORMS AND ‘A’ TANKS BLINGED (RE-BLINGED) AND ALL UNIFORM PIECES AND SHOES CLEAN?

*Have your white bow clean…and have everything you need for you game(s) ready to go?

*Have you BEEN PRACTICING… done everything you can to be ready to perform and be ‘looking good’ while supporting your CHARGERS?

*Have you been helpful to your teammates/Captains/Coaches?

*Is there ANYTHING ELSE YOU CAN DO to make sure that your TEAM is successful?

 

READY OR NOT..FRIDAY IS COMING UP FAST

Thought of the Week:

 

Spirit Team Trivia:

 

 

Blast from the past…Charger Girl/Songleader …Kaci Campbell…performs

at an Agoura Home Game!

Are you practicing YOUR SMILE so you can sparkle like Kaci?

This week for The Charger Girls:

 

MANDATORY – MONDAY,8/21 – SEGMENTATED TEAM PRACTICE:Blue Tanks to be returned.

(PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS MANDATORY SEGMENTED PRACTICE SCHEDULE WILL REMAIN FOR EVERY weekly MANDATORY MONDAY PRACTICE FOR 2017-18  )

*JV CHEER – 3-4:30pm

*VARSITY CHEER – 4-5:30pm

*ALL SONG – 5-6:30pm

*ALL Parent/Representatives – COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS/SPIRIT BOOSTER MEETING- 6:30pm – Teachers lounge!

*THIS IS YOUR CHANCE…. TO ASK QUESTIONS/GET ANSWERS AND GIVE IDEAS AND INPUT!

MEET COACH COSTAS!

*IT’S TIME FOR YOU TO TEAM UP for 2017-18 to make it the MOST SUCCESSFUL EVER FOR YOUR CHARGER GIRL!

It won’t be the same without YOU!

*Please see the separate (8/13/17) email for ALL of the Booster Meeting Dates for 2017.

 *Wednesday, 8/23 – First day of school!

* Spirit Team period 5 – YOU DO NOT DRESS FOR CLASS TODAY!

*Bring a lock for your gym locker and your Charger Girl T/blue soffe shorts/white practice/jazz shoes/poms… to leave in the locker so you will be ready for class tomorrow.. on Thursday, 8/24

*IMPORTANT – NEW –  From Coach Costas:

Wednesday 8/23: FIELD DEDICATION CEREMONY during 6th period. For those who can make it, please bring (in your Spirit Team Backpacks)..and wear TO THE FIELD… your uniform skirt, white ‘A tank,’ hair game/performance ready.. with white bow.

*NO JEWELRY/PHONES/…ETC…!

*Those that can attend will leave from 5th period cheer class with Mrs. McGrew. Please note that this is not mandatory for those who cannot miss their 6th period class and/or do not have “release.”

*SONGLEADERS..BRING YOUR POMS for ‘sparkle’ PLEASE

*Gold Team Captains – Please take a list for Coach Costas with the names of your Team Members that can be at the Field Dedication…as explained above….AND GIVE HER/MRS. MCGREW YOUR LIST AT THE END OF PRACTICE TODAY!

*FOOTBALL INFORMATION.. SPECIFIC FOR 8/25 (is below) AND …ALL GENERAL FOOTBALL INFORMATION EMAILED TO TEAM TODAY, 8/23!

*Thursday, 8/24 – * MANDATORY – CAPTAINS MEETING – LUNCH E-3!

*Class period 5 – BE ON TIME AND DRESSED CORRECTLY! You will always dress as directed.

*HAIR UP – NO JEWELRY/PIERCINGS/PHONES…etc..

*Friday (tomorrow’s) –  Mandatory school/game,

( *and pool party Sunday – jersey’s?) dress decided in class.

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*MANDATORY – After School Practice – (Schedule will remain for EVERY weekly MANDATORY Thursday Practice FOR 2017-18) – “INCLUSIVE” PRACTICE… WITH ALL TEAMS ATTENDING TOGETHER – G Building /5-7:30pm

*FRIDAY – 8/25 – FOOTBALL – JV AND VARSITY – VS. ST. MONICAS – HOME  GAME

*Game day dress is worn to school by ALL Team Members …as decided.

*No sweatshirts or any other article of clothing are worn UNDER OR OVER YOUR UNIFORM/GAME DAY DRESS…WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE CHARGER GIRL ‘SPIRIT TEAM SWEATS’ ONLY!

*ALL JV TEAM MEMBERS WILL MEET COACH COSTAS IN THE GIRLS LOCKER ROOM IMMEDIATELY AFTER SCHOOL ENDS…AND BE PERFORMANCE READY BY 3:10 pm.

THEY WILL TAKE ALL OF THE PROPS/BOXES/SIGNS/FLAGS…ETC..TO THE FOOTBALL FIELD.

*THEY WILL THEN CHEER THE JV GAME…AND.. WILL NOT LEAVE THE STADIUM/THEIR TEAM…FOR ANY REASON UNTIL AFTER THE VARSITY GAME IS OVER WITH…AND ALL OF THE PROPS…ETC….ARE RETURNED TO THE LOCKER ROOM!

*FYI…ALL TEAM MEMBERS – AFTER THE OPPOSING TEAM ARRIVES…THEY WILL BE USING THE GIRLS LOCKER ROOM…THEREFORE…THERE IS NO GOING BACK TO THE LOCKER ROOM FOR ANYONE/THING.. UNTIL THE END OF THE VARSITY GAME!

*YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THE GIRLS LOCKER ROOM…FOR ANY REASON UNTIL THAT TIME

*THERE WILL BE NO EATING FOR JV UNTIL THE 3RD QUARTER OF THE VARSITY GAME…

* PLEASE MAKE SURE TO BRING WATER (ONLY) TO THE STADIUM TO DRINK FOR THE GAME AND.. ENERGY BARS/GATORADE /POWERADE   …OR SOMETHING SMALL FOR YOU TO EAT/DRINK IF YOU WISH… BEFORE THE VARSITY GAME.

*VARSITY WILL ARRIVE PERFORMANCE READY TO THE STADIUM…NO LATER THEN 5:30pm…AND GO IMMEDIATLY TO THE AREA UNDER THE SCORE BOARD TO WARM UP!

*PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU EAT BEFORE YOU COME TO THE STADIUM AS YOU MAY ONLY DRINK WATER DURING THE GAME/HALFTIME!

ALSO, BRING AN ENERGY BAR OR SOMETHING SMALL FOR AFTERWARDS if you wish!

*After their game…ALL JV WILL CHANGE INTO LONG SLEEVE PERFORMANCE TOP FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE EVENING.and join Varsity for warmups..underneath the scoreboard area….FOR PREGAME  PERFORMANCE.

*GOLD TEAM CAPTAINS WILL SHOW JV WHERE TO SIT IN THE STANDS TO CHEER AND SUPPORT VARSITY…AFTER THEIR PERFORMANCE AT PRE-GAME.

*GOLD TEAM CAPTAINS WILL TELL JV WHEN TO JOIN VARSITY FOR THE HALF TIME PERFORMANCE.

*JV (only) WILL HAVE A BREAK 3RD QUARTER to go to the restroom, eat and visit with friends..AFTER THEIR HALF TIME PERFORMANCE… IF THEY HAVE PROPERLY SUPPORTED VARSITY DURING 1ST AND 2ND QUARTERS OF THE VARSITY GAME…..

(Water only/no food/gum etc.. allowed in the stands for JV when cheering)

*JV will return to the stands BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE 4TH QUARTER OF THE VARSITY GAME …TO RESUME CHEERING/SUPPORTING FROM THE STANDS …

*JV WILL NOT LEAVE THE STADIUM  FOR ANY REASON UNTIL AFTER THE VARSITY GAME IS OVER WITH…AND ALL OF THE PROPS…ETC….ARE RETURNED BY THE ENTIRE TEAM TO THE GIRLS LOCKER ROOM…

*GOLD TEAM CAPTAINS WILL TELL THE TEAM WHEN TO LEAVE THE STADIUM NEAR THE END OF THE GAME AND… ORGANIZE/OVERSEE THE RETURNING OF THE PROPS/TRASH PICKUP FROM THE TRACK!

THE ENTIRE TEAM WILL BE DISMISSED AT THE GIRLS LOCKER ROOM BY YOUR COACH/MRS. McGREW…ONLY  

ALL  TEAMS –  COMPLETE HOME AND AWAY FOOTBALL INFORMATION WILL BE SENT OUT ON WEDNESDAY – 8/23/17..

*ALL AWAY GAMES:

NO FOOD OR DRINK ON THE BUS to be consumed… EXCEPT FOR WATER!

*Please take all of your trash with you as you exit the bus!

*FYI…ALL TEAMS WILL LEAVE FOR AWAY GAMES ON THE BUS TOGETHER at 2:40pm from IN FRONT OF the Girls Locker Room.

*JV will leave on the bus… PERFORMANCE READY…

*VARSITY- WILL LOAD ALL THE PROPS/FLAGS/BOXES..ETC…ON TO THE BUS.

*Varsity will leave on the bus… DRESSED IN Mandatory School/Game Day dress…and bring their performance uniform…and everything they need for the game/day with them in their Spirit Team Backpack (ONLY)

*JV will put away ALL THE PROPS/FLAGS/BOXES..ETC.. in the Girls Locker Room…upon arrival BACK to AHS. They will be dismissed upon completion… as a Team.

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*MANDATORY Football 2017 – Complete/detailed information in each weeks Update. Please see your emailed Football schedules..sent 8/13/17… for opponents and home/away.

*Sunday, 8/27 – Spirit Team Pool Party – See resent email of 8/13/17.

THANK YOU TO ALL THE VOLUNTEER PARENTS THAT HAVE MADE THIS SPECIAL DAY HAPPEN FOR THE SPIRIT TEAM!

HAVE AWONDERFUL TIME….ENJOY

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*Coming UP:

*MANDATORY – FALL SPORTS – TBD – More information to come when assigned.

*Wednesday, 8/30 – MANDATORY Parent/Athlete Workshops (for ALL AHS Athletes/Parents/Representatives) – see specifics from your Athletic Director’s email sent 8/13/17.

*Saturday, 10/14 – MANDATORY – Reyes Adobe Days Parade – approx. 9-11am. More information to come.

*Sunday, 10/15 – MANDATORY – Tentative date – Charger Girls Car Wash Fundraiser – Details TBD – More information to come.

*MANDATORY- WINTER SPORTS – TBD – More information to come when assigned.

*COMPETITION – Saturday, 1/20/18 – MANDATORY for Parents/Representatives/Team Members  – USA REGIONAL/AGOURA COMPETITION-FUNDRAISER – approx. 7:30am – 3:30pm

*COMPETITION – Saturday, 1/20/18 – MANDATORY (Yes…two Competitions on the same day) – Pasadena Convention Center – TimeTBA – CHEERPros – State Title

*COMPETITION – Saturday, 2/10/17 – MANDATORY – ”Best of the West” – More information to come….

*COMPETITION – Friday, 2/23-25/18 – MANDATORY – USA NATIONALS COMPETITION- WEEKEND/OVER NIGHT STAY – ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER

*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

AS ALWAYS: FYI…

*Treasurer – Tina Wilkie:  tinawilkie22@gmail.com

*Clothing – Laura Koenig – laura@koenigmail.com

Chairpersons and Committees:

 

*Team Directory – Jessica Hayden and Janice Alfalo

*Summer Pool Party – Janice Alfalo

August 27th…at the Gewert Family Home

*Year End Banquet – Melissa Phillips

*Photography – Karina Fraley : Volunteers …please email Mrs. Fraley your information at : Karinafraley@yahoo.com and see ‘Team Directory’ info. above.

*Fundraiser Coordinator(s) – Megan Wallace and Lori Perfit

*USA Regional Competition Organizing Committee – 1/20/18 –  Lori Perfit, Ann Shuck,Mark Valdez,Laura Russo

*’Car Wash’ Fundraiser! – Chair person – Lynn Jacobsen

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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.

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

*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 PRACTICE AS THEY ARE A SAFETY HAZARD!

*YOU ARE 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, 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!

WISE WORDS:

REMEMBER:

*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
*Best of the West

*16 Time National
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