Charger Girls Update – 3/6-12/17

CHARGER GIRLS, PARENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES:

 

 

It’s that time of year…

*This week: ‘BEST OF THE WEST’

*13 SCHOOL DAYS TO USA NATIONALS!!!!!!

 

*FYI…There will be complete information going out approximately a week before all Competitions with all of the details in full.

*’BEST OF THE WEST’ INFORMATION IS BEING EMAILED TODAY, 3/5/17.

*PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MEDICAL WAVIER FOR ‘B.O.W.’ IS TO BE FOUND ATTACHED TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT.. ON Pg. 14 IN THAT EMAIL…AND IS TO BE RETURNED FILLED OUT IN FULL… ON MONDAY, 3/6/17, AT CLASS/PRACTICE THAT DAY.

*FYI – 3/20/17 –  SORRY…BUT…. BECAUSE OF NUMEROUS ABSENCES OF TEAM MEMBERS FROM CLASSES AND PRACTICES…AN ADDITIONAL MANDATORY PRACTICE IS NEEDED BEFORE USA NATIONALS

*3/20 – 3:00-5:30pm!

*BE THERE…NO EXCUSES …. PLEASE!

A Parent/Family/Friend performance before the Team goes away to USA Nationals. Date/Time TBD.

Those BIG Competitions ALMOST HERE!

Exciting times….WILL YOU BE READY?

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK:

Spirit Team Trivia:Why ‘Yes’ that is Agoura in their 2016 National Championship routine at USA Nationals..in the lower right hand corner of the USA Flyer below

THIS WEEK FOR THE SPIRIT TEAM:

 

FYI

*PLEASE …DO NOT MISS ANY CLASS OR PRACTICE OR YOU MAY BE REPLACED IN THE CROWDLEADING ROUTINE

Monday, 3/6/17- *MANDATORY LUNCH MEETING FOR ALL TEAM MEMBERS IN ROOM E-3!  The Crowdleading score sheets from Agoura’s USA Regional are in …and will be reviewed!

* Mandatory After School Practice – 3:00 – 5:30PM

*Songleaders – please wear your Jazz shoes to EVERY Practice

*TURN IN YOUR MEDICAL WAIVER FOR ‘BEST OF THE WEST’!!!!!!

*ERIN,LIZ,OLIVIA,PAIGE,NOELLE,ELISHA,EMILY,BROOKE D.,

LAURA, TORI…

*Meet The Charger Girls ‘Hardest Workers’ (above) from the after school practice on 3/2/17. It was one of the best practices yet!

Way to go girls…that’s how to get ready for the next two BIG COMPETITIONS…

 

Charge ON

*6:30pm – Spirit Booster Meeting – in the Teachers Lounge. All Parents and Representatives are encouraged to attend.

*Time to get ready for ‘Best of the West’/USA Nationals (Q and A), decide on who is in charge making the Year End DVD,The Spirit Team Banquet and Tryouts for 2017-18!

THE MORE .THE MERRIER! Hope to see you there so you can be part of the process

Tuesday, 3/7 –  *Captains Meeting  – E-3 – Lunch – Please bring 1 TYPED definition for one of the words in the acronym (found under ‘Leadership’) below to turn in to Mrs. McGrew that will assist in the forming of the Leadership Covenant . 

*Class – Songleaders – Please wear your Jazz shoes to EVERY CLASS!

Thursday,3/8- LEARN HOW TO BE A LEADER!

 ‘Leadership’ Sessions for ALL Spirit Team Members.

*Reminder –  no Team member will be considered for a Captain’s position for 2017-18.. if they have not faithfully attended the ‘Leadership’ Sessions’ !

*This past week those Charger Girls attending the session on 2/28/17 were:

Melssa,Sami,Rachel S. Makena,Elisha,Brooke D.,Rachel L.,Emily Bartels,Hannah B., Matti K.,Grace,Cheris ,Brenna, Laura,Maddie P., and Noelle.

*The following is the summation of proposed goals and thoughts of the attendees regarding The Spirit Team of 2017..and ‘what it takes’ to end the season successfully TOGETHER.

*An additional meeting was held on Thursday, 3/1, where an inspirational acronym reminder was made to distribute to each Team Member to represent the following:

 

C: Commitment

H: Honor

A: Arrive

R: Respect

G: Greatness

E: Energy and Effort

R: Rehearse

S: Succeed

 

‘ONE TOWN – ONE TEAM!

Meet the attending ‘Leadership’ Charger Girls who gave up their lunch period to make an inspirational gift for the Team.. on Thursday, 3/2/17 …

Theyare:

*MaddieP.,Noelle,Lee,Elisha,BrookeD.,Emily,Grace,Laura,Breena,Hannah Jo, Cheris (not pictured: Matti K.,and Hannah B.)

Thank you ladies for your extra effort and Teamwork

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*If you want changes/improvements to YOUR Team.. you NEED to be there to make suggestions

Hope to see you so you can share your input!

*The Covenant will be continue to be discussed and implementation ideas shared at the next session.

*Class

* MANDATORY AFTER SCHOOL PRACTICE – 3:00-5:00pm

COMING UP:

*SPRING SPORTS…AS ASSIGNED.

*NEW, 3/20/17 –  SORRY…BUT…. BECAUSE OF NUMEROUS ABSENCES OF TEAM MEMBERS FROM CLASSES AND PRACTICES…AN ADDITIONAL MANDATORY PRACTICE IS NEEDED BEFORE USA NATIONALS

*3/20 – 3:00-5:30pm!

*BE THERE…NO EXCUSES …. PLEASE!

IT’S COMING FAST!!!!!

 *March 24-26 USA Nationals @ The Anaheim Convention Center

*CBI/MVP GAME TO BE RESCHEDULED – You will be notified when we have a new date… asap.

*3/31 – CBI Year End Presentation at the beginning of their program in the PAEC.  It is right after Nutrition and will not last longer then 10 minutes – VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO PERFORM AS SHORT CHEER AND DANCE (Like ‘Hey’) at the opening of the event. – COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS GIVEN – More information to come.

*Tentative – Thursday, 4/20/17 – First Tryout Clinic …for the Team of 2017-18 – Are you ready?

*If you have any friends you think would be a good teammate…please encourage them to attend the first clinic. *The information Flyer is on the Team Website 

More to follow….

*Saturday, 4/29/17 – Agoura High School Athletic ‘Hall of Fame’ guest registration – Los Robles Country Club – in full performance uniform…. as you will represent AHS to those dignitaries attending. 

* Approximately from 5:15-6:30pm. COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS WILL BE GIVEN. More information to come as we get closer to this prestigious event.

* AGAIN:

*THIS SHOULD NOT HAVE TO BE SAID AGAIN…HOWEVER:

Always arrive completely performance ready to a game and DO NOT have your phone out inside the Gym or performance/competitive area.

*Spirit Team jackets are the ONLY acceptable attire worn over your performance uniform.

*Spirit Team ‘gray’ pants are the ONLY acceptable pants worn with your Spirit Team Jacket and performance uniform.

 VERY IMPORTANT – On 8/15/15  You received an email from the Agoura High School Athletic Director, Garrett Lepisto in regards to Athletics Donations and Team costs.

*You have received a separate email from your Spirit Team Treasurer on, 9/18/16, with a ‘Chart’ that will be of assistance to you regarding ‘financial’s.

*The ‘Chart may also be found on the Team website at www.agouraspiritteam.com under ‘Fundraising’ for your convenience.

*Thank you again to those who are fulfilling your signed commitment to The Spirit Team, Agoura High School, and LVUSD

*PLEASE MAKE SURE TO GET YOUR PAYMENTS IN ON TIME

*BE IN TOUCH with Team Treasurer, CeCe Arnold at:

cecearnold2@gmail.com

if you have the need to connect!

SHE IS VOLUNTEERING HER TIME AND EFFORT… FOR YOU …AND THE TEAM

*AS ALWAYS:

*PLEASE REMEMBER – An absence ALWAYS necessitates a detailed Parent email to Mrs. Koch from a PARENT to 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 (you may wear your black…or gray leggings) (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, THERE FOR ALL TO SEE as well as Additional information,UPDATES, Revised Tentative schedule and all Team ‘packets’/forms/Calendars etc…. at: www.agouraspiritteam.com 

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*If you have some pictures that you would like to have posted on the website, please email your webmaster, Arnie Garfinkel at : arnieg@allstargroup.com  ….at any time.

WISE WORDS:

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*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!

*ASK NOT WHAT THE TEAM CAN DO FOR YOU, BUT WHAT YOU CAN

DO FOR YOUR TEAM!

GOOD LUCK AT ‘BEST OF THE WEST’!

 

Mrs. Koch and Mrs. McGrew

 

Eileen McGrew
Head Coach

Vicki Koch
Advisor

www.agouraspiritteam