Charger Girls Upate – 9/18-22/17

CHARGER GIRLS, PARENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES,

Thank you to all of the Parents/Representatives that attended the Spirit Team Booster Meeting on 9/11! Your caring and help is appreciated!

*Please expect a separate email regarding the Mandatory Charger Girls Car Wash (October 15) which will follow this Update today, 9/17/17.

*Please reply/respond directly to the committee with your questions…etc.

*Thank you to the Committee for their efforts on behalf of the members of The Agoura High School Spirit Team!

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*Congratulations on cheering your game(s) last week!

This week is another home game vs. Mrs. Koch’s alma mater, Birmingham High School!

*MORE INFO…

We are asking that…

*CHARGER GIRLS AND PARENT/REPRESENTATIVES:

*Please make sure that you are adhering to the following procedures as always…

 

  1. Please make sure that Mrs. Koch (ONLY) receives an absence/injury note from a PARENT/Representative /Doctor(ONLY)…asap… before that absence takes place.

2.If a Charger Girl/Parent/Representative has a question regarding scheduling/what to wear/time of arrival…etc..

 

*.PLEASE contact your GOLD TEAM OR TEAM CAPTAIN directly FIRST.

THEY SHOULD BE ABLE TO GIVE YOU THE NEEDED INFORMATION

 

Thank you!

Thought of the Week:

Spirit Team Trivia\:

 

Oh my goodness…who is that darling Birmingham ‘Braves’ Songleader in 1961

who is pictured 3rd from the left above?!

Well…that must be Mrs. Koch. I would know her anywhere cuz she hasn’t changed a bit

FYI…*Now Birmingham is called the ‘Patriots’ as the LAUSD though that ‘Braves’ was a demeaning name for a Mascot

Go Chargers…..BEAT THE PATRIOTS!

This week for The Charger Girls:

 

Monday, 9/18 –  *MANDATORY – Captains Meeting –  Lunch – E-3

*MANDATORY – Class

*Dicuss: MANDATORY/School Dress for Wednesday, 9/20 …if applicable.

 ‘Segmented’Practice  as scheduled.

Wednesday, 9/20 –  *MANDATORY School Dress  …if applicable.

*Mandatory – Class

Thursday, 9/21 – *NO SCHOOL  – NO Mandatory after school practice

*Friday, 9/22 – NO SCHOOL…HOWEVER…

*Mandatory – HOME FOOTBALL VS. BIRMINGHAM –

FOR FRIDAY, 9/22

*ALL JV TEAM MEMBERS WILL MEET COACH COSTAS IN THE GIRLS LOCKER ROOM …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)

*NO PHONE USE EXCEPT DURING THE JV 3RD QUARTER BREAK!

*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  

Coming UP:

 

*MANDATORY Football 2017 – Complete/detailed information in each weeks Update. Please see your emailed PRACTICE…AND FOOTBALL schedules

*(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

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

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

*Parents and Representatives:

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

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

*Sunday, 10/15 – MANDATORY – 10am-2pm- 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…

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

 

 

*Treasurer – Tina Wilkie:  tinawilkie22@gmail.com

*Clothing – Laura Koenig – laura@koenigmail.com

Chairpersons and Committees:

*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 – October 15 – 10am-2pm

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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!

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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!

 

Have a great week!

 

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 CHAMPIONS