THE AGOURA SPIRIT TEAM
STATE AND USA NATIONAL CHAMPIONS – 2017-18
CHARGER GIRLS, PARENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES:
THOUGHT OF THE WEEK:
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Thank you to Varsity Songleading Captain Olivia Trejo for representing The Spirit Team on the ‘panel’ at the 8th grade Visitation as well as ASB members Hannah Jo and Lee Bahar.
We appreciate these lovely young ladies and the Charger Girl image that they projected to the incoming Freshmen at AHS!
*PLEASE ..you must remember that period 5 Spirit Team is a class…and YOU RECEIVE A GRADE!
*Even if you are not returning to the Team you MUST be in attendance and dress correctly to work out…
IF YOU ARE NOT OFFICIALLY EXCUSED FROM CLASS YOU WILL BE MARKED ABSENT…and IF YOU ARE…that WILL BE REPORTED TO THE OFFICE AND REFLECTED IN YOUR CLASS GRADE!!!!!!!
Spirit Team Trivia:
Since this Picture didn’t make it in the last Update…were doing it again…just to make sure you see a few of the girls that came before you:
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The darling girls pictured above are from the very FIRST Spirit Team group that were re-named ‘Charger Girls’ in 2008!
They may look familiar as they were also in the ‘Basic Football Cheers’ video that most of you learned your very first cheers from when you joined the Team.
Time passes as they all are now approx. 26-27 years old.
One is married and they are all very successful business women in their own right!
Once a Charger Girl…always a Charger Girl!
This Week for the Charger Girls:
Monday, 4/23 – *Practice (returning members/new team only)
*2018-19 Team – Mandatory Parent Meeting beginning at 5:30 PM. Team builder will be held during the meeting, by the seniors.
Tuesday, 4/24 – *MANDATORY CLASS
*Planning for Mandatory Member/Parent Representative Meeting on 4/26/18 for the Team if 2018-29!
Please note: LaCrosse make up game (on 4/26 ) dress decided on for those Team Members
who missed any other past assigned athletic contest.
*Sign up in class.
Thursday, 4/26 *MANDATORY CLASS
*Mandatory New 2018-19 Practice: 5-6:30 PM
*Make Up Game- LaCrosse : Gamebegins at 7:00pm at the Football Field.
*Please arrive at the field dressed as decided (in class on 4/24) at 6:45pm. Be sure to bring your Spirit Team Sweats in case it is cold!
FINAL – * PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU STILL HAVE NOT COMPLIED WITH THE MESSAGE BELOW IT IS NOW AN ADMINISTRATIVE CONCERN. YOU WILL BE RECEIVING AN EMAIL AS TO THE ‘NEXT STEP’ REGARDING YOUR ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLIANCE COMMITMENT PROCESS for 2017-18.
* If you had a previously PAST DUE balance you HAVE RECEIVED BY MAIL AND a confirmation to that effect from Mrs. Koch by email.
Please note as always… that if the monetary commitment WAS NOT paid by the Tryout date of 3/26/18 ….for 2018-19… the Team Member IS STILL EXPECTED TO 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.
*Parent/New Member Mandatory Commitment Meeting ( 4/23/18) and Spring Training for the Team of 2018-19 as scheduled.
*Fashion Show, practice and ‘Team Bonding to be implimented at the mandatory meeting.
You will receive all of your information in your separate Charger Girl email for the Team of 2018-19.
*Opportunity for service hours.
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 in the 4/29 Update.
* 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.
*Again..Mrs. McGrew and Mrs. Koch will be assisting with the Team of 2017-18 until the end of this semester and the throughout the Transition of The Spirit Team completely 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 during that time.
PLEASE – send ALL other inquiries/questions regarding the Team of 2018-19 to Coach Emily at : firstname.lastname@example.org
to begin completing the Transition.
The Spirit Team of 2018-19 has been posted in the Team website and will be receiving separate Updates from Coach Emily regarding all aspects of that Teams information.
*The Team of 2017-18 will continue to receive their own Updates as usual.
*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…
*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 :
*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)
FYI – Volunteers:
*Treasurer(s) – Lori Perfit – email@example.com
*Clothing – Laura Koenig – firstname.lastname@example.org–
*PLEASE REMEMBER – An absence ALWAYS necessitates a detailed PARENTemail to Mrs. Koch at: VEKoch@aol.com
*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
**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.
*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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*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,
Teacher of Record
The Agoura High School
‘The Charger Girls’
*17 Time National