Charger Girls Update – 3/26-29/18

THE AGOURA SPIRIT TEAM –

STATE AND USA NATIONAL                                       CHAMPIONS 2018

 

CHARGER GIRLS, PARENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES,

 

Coach Emily, Mrs. McGrew and Mrs. Koch, wish to thank Melissa Phillips and committee and Mr. and Mrs. Alfalo for spearheading the fabulous Charger Girls  2017-18 Banquet and…all of the Parents and Representatives that have volunteered their services throughout the year!

*The facility, decor and view were lovely as were the honorees!

*The DVD prepared by Liz Kratz and mother Stephanie Perez, and your Captains speeches.. shared some of the highlights of the season that brought  back many memories of a fabulous time spent together as a Team.

A special thank you to the Charger Girls for the lovely flowers, necklaces and wonderful ‘memory books’ .

It truly was a very special evening and one that we hope you will never forget!

 

*Mrs. McGrew and Mrs. Koch will be continuing with the Team until the end of this semester and the Transition of The Spirit Team 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 throughout that time.

*From this time forward …please send ALL other inquiries/questions regarding the Team of 2018-19 to Coach Emily at : ecostas716@gmail.com

to begin completing the Transition.

After the posting of the new Team they will be receiving separate Updates from Coach Emily.

The returning members will also be receiving the Update for 2017-18 as well.

*LAST REMINDER..All Team money commitments are due and payable at this time.

* If you had a previously PAST DUE  balance you HAVE RECEIVED BY MAIL AND a confirmation to that effect from Mrs. Koch by email this PAST WEEKl..

Please note as always… that if the monetary commitment is not paid by the Tryout date of 3/26/18 ….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:

 

 

 

 

*Above is a montage of Coach Emily in her ‘Glory Days’ as a Charger Girl at AHS! Enjoy…

 

This week for the Charger Girls 2017-18:

 

Monday, 3/26 – *MANDATORY CLASS –

*TODAY – If the individual monetary Team Commitment for 2017-18 has NOT BEEN MET … the Team Member must return ALL of the Charger Girls clothing… plus shoes/poms/etc.(as described in a letter and email received by them) that were on loan for the season….along with competition items won… including…sweatshirts/Backpacks etc. (Clean and in good condition)

No exceptions.

 

Thank you!

*TRYOUTS for The Charger Girls 2018-19 :

Get ready to SMILE FOR THE JUDGES…

Good Luck!

* Tryouts begin with ‘Cheer’ Candidates at 3:30

in the G Building.

*’Songleader’ Candidates – 4:30 sign in at G Building.

*PLEASE NOTE: Returning Team Members must NOT wear any Spirit Team clothing for Tryouts!

Wednesday,3/28

 * MANDATORY – CLASS

Thursday,3/29 – * Posting of the names of the 2018-19 Charger Girls on the Team Website at:

www.agouraspiritteam.com

*Names will posted in separate Song and Cheer sections in alphabetical order ONLY.

*As always Team selection for Varsity, JV, Frosh/Soph will be at a later date TBD.

*ALL DECISIONS ARE FINAL!

Friday, 3/30 – HAPPY SPRING BREAK!!!

 

COMING UP:

*Parent/New Member Mandatory Commitment Meeting and Spring Training for the Team of 2018-19 as scheduled!

*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.

* 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.

*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 ATTENDENCE!

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!

*PLEASE NOTE – YOU HAVE RECEIVED….. as well as  your individual invoice…INFORMATION OF MONIES THAT ARE DUE and payable upon receipt…. owed to The Spirit Team. It has been emailed to you by Mrs. Koch from your VOLUNTEER Treasurer Lori Perfit.

PLEASE EMAIL LORI WITH QUESTIONS  at:

 

chargergirlstreasurer@gmail.com

 

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 have received a forthcoming notice from Mrs. Koch the week of 3/10-16/18 so that you are aware of that as well..

Please note as always… that if the monetary commitment is not paid by the Tryout date of 3/26/18 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 OR ON THAT DATE.

 

Thank you for your compliance and understanding!

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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

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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 SEEat: 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!

 

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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