Charger Girls Update – 1/29-2/2/18

CHARGER GIRLS, PARENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES….

*CHARGER GIRLS:
Yay! Finals are OVER!
Hope you all did well and had a relaxing weekend…and will return to the Team healthy and FOCUSED on your future!

*Time to get ready for Senior night at BBB 2/2/18 AND your next MANDATORY Competition…’Best of the West’ on 2/10/18.
More information and the Waiver to fill out for ‘Best of the West’ will be coming as soon as it is received👍

*Lots to MORE to prepare for…Please do NOT MISS CLASS/PRACTICES/GAMES ETC… Your Team is getting ready for USA NATIONALS too on 2/23-25…Please don’t let your teammates…and yourself… down😜

*Thank you to the Varsity Cheer and Songleaders that attended the away Oaks Christian BBB game.
Your were a true credit to your Team and to AHS…
Great job ladies! So proud of you!!!!

*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!

*Hopefully everyone heard the ‘Congratulations’ from your Principal, Mr. Mercer on his ALL CALL…regarding your qualifying for USA Nationals and your CHEERpros State Title last weekend.
How wonderful to be supported so well by your administration!
If you see Mr. Mercer on campus…please say ‘thank you’!

*PLEASE NOTE – SOON – You will be receiving an email as well as your individual invoice… that is due and payable upon receipt…. for monies owed for The Spirit Team. It will be emailed to you by Mrs. Koch from your new VOLUNTEER Treasurer Lori Perfit.
PLEASE EMAIL LORI WITH QUESTIONS at:

chargergirlstreasurer@gmail.com

*ALSO…Please pay promptly as we are WAY BEHIND in collecting monies owed because of the change in Treasurers.. which was unavoidable. BUT WE DO NEED TO MAKE UP FOR LOST TIME!
*Monies are due from the Team to vendors as well as past… AND… fast approaching competitions…etc…😲
If we are to go forward and finish the scheduled Competition Season…we need to COLLECT IMMEDIATELY!

*PLEASE NOTE – If you had a previously past due balance you will also receive a forthcoming email from Mrs. Koch so that you are aware of that as well.
Thank you!

Also…please be aware that for the next THREE THURSDAYS…your MANDATORY practice will be from 5:30-8:00pm BECAUSE WRESTLING NEEDS TO ALSO BE USING THE G BUILDING (BEFORE THAT TIME) as the Wrestling room is not available to them.
*PLEASE ADJUST YOUR CALENDARS!

* FRIDAY, 2/2/18 is SENIOR NIGHT AT BBB…. Very exciting!
Let’s get ready for a GREAT WEEK!!!!

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK:

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Spirit Team Trivia:

RECOGNIZE THIS? The Charger Girls were there last weekend to win a State Title at CHEERpros!
Hopefully there will be MORE honors ahead for the 2017-18 Agoura High School Spirit Team coming soon!
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This week for The Charger Girls:
*Reminder – Please see Spirit Team Absence Policy on the Team website if you have missed a Mandatory class/game/practice/competition as it may impact your cheering/sitting out Athletic games/events and competitions this season.

This week for the Charger Girls:
*Monday, 1/29 – MANDATORY –
ALL CHEER: 3:00-5:00PM
ALL SONG: 4:30-6:00PM

*Tuesday, 1/30 – MANDATORY – *Class

*Game Day School/Game Dress decided for Wednesday, 1/31.

Wednesday, 1/31 – MANDATORY – BBB – *Game Day School/Game Day Dress

‘Tip off times below’
*6:00pm – ALL JV

*7:30 – ALL VARSITY

THURSDAY, 2/1 – MANDATORY – Captains and Sophomore/Freshman meeting – LUNCH – E-3 – Please bring your lunch!

Mandatory – * Class

Mandatory – *PRACTICE – 5:30-8:00PM!
*Decide Game Day/School and Game for Friday, 2/2/18

FRIDAY, 2/2 – *MANDATORY – *Game Day/School and Game Dress.

BBB – Tip off Times Below
*4:30pm – JV Freshmen
*6:00pm – JV Sophomores/Juniors
*7:30pm – ALL Varsity
IT’S SENIOR NIGHT!

*MANDATORY – BB – Arrive at your appointed time fully performance ready – Hair UP with white bow and WHITE Cheer shoes. NO JEWELRY/NAIL POLISH OR YOU MAY BE SENT HOME AND WILL NEED TO MAKE UP THE MISSED GAME AS ASSIGNED.
*YOUR PHONES ARE ONLY TO BE USED BEFORE AND AFTER THE GAME IN THE FOYER… AND ARE TO BE KEPT IN YOU BACKPACK WHICH WILL BE BY THE BACK OUTSIDE ENTRANCE TO THE GYM WITH YOUR JACKET AND ANY OTHER PERSONAL ARTICLES.
*NO CHATTING DURING THE GAMES PLEASE..YOU ARE THERE TO SUPPORT YOUR TEAM!

COMING UP:
NEW – Thursday practices on 2/1,8,and 15/18 are from 5:30-8:00pm due to Wrestling needs for the G Building.
*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

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

*ALL Parents and Representative – Booster Meeting Dates: 2/5/18 (6:30pm) – Teachers Lounge

NEW – Up Coming voluntary event for SERVICE HOURS:
*2/14/18 – Period 6 the annual CBI MVP Baseball game will be held on Agoura’s baseball field for all Charger Girls that can attend.
Please help if you can! You will need to be able to come up to the field, in uniform and help cheer on the CBI class as they play the Varsity Baseball players in this heartwarming occasion! More information in class!
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MANDATORY COMPETITION SCHEDULE 2018:

*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

* 5/31/18 – Another 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…

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).
*THANK YOU

FYI – Volunteers:

*Treasurer(s) – Lori Perfit – chargergirlstreasurer@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 to Karinafraley@yahoo.com

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

*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:

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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!
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*It’s Senior Night ON FRIDAY 2/2! 🎉

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’

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*State
*Best of the West
*16 Time National
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