Charger Girls Update – 9/5-8/17

CHARGER GIRLS, PARENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES,

 

Great job on the BIG FRIDAY Pep Rally and Game(s)!

Hope you had fun at the Rage Cage too!!!

Now it is time for your first away game(s)… at El Camino High School!

Sooo lets get ready to go

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

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Thought of the Week:

Spirit Team Trivia\:

Well heavens sake…who are those people pictured in the Football program?

Meet the 1995/96 Spirit Team Advisor, Head Coach… and Cheer/Song Coach, Lawra Sharpe… (who is married now and all ready had a daughter graduate High School)

before the name was changed to The Charger Girls in 2004!

*Lawra had been on the Drill Team/Dance Team (which became the modern day Songleaders) that Mrs. Koch advised… as well as a Cheerleader(Before the Songleaders were in existence at Agoura).

She featured the above picture from the Football program on Facebook recently!

My yes..Mrs. McGrew and Mrs. Koch have been doing ‘Spirit’ a VERY…VERY long time!

This week for The Charger Girls:

 

Monday, 9/4 – (Today) Regular Practice  as scheduled…and reminder email sent on 9/3/17

Tuesday, 9/5 –  *MANDATORY – Captains Meeting –  Lunch – E-3.

Wednesday, 9/6 – *Class  – decide on School/Game Dress

*Details for Away Football game(s) at El Camino High School will be discussed and clarified too.

*More information on Thursday’s ‘Concussion Testing’ to be held as mentioned below…. on 9/7… will be discussed today… and clarified.

Thursday, 9/7 – After school – ‘ Inclusive Team Practice’ as previously scheduled.

 *3-5 pm mandatory concussion testing with Mrs. Rodgers, in sports complex 103/104. Must bring computers!

*Friday, 9/8 – MANDATORY – AWAY FOOTBALL – JV AND VARSITY GAMES..AT EL CAMINO HIGH SCHOOL!

*Late Start Day

*MANDATORY Game Day/ School Dress….

*in Class…Charger Girl Car Wash will be discussed/explained …at 2:00pm

*Team will get ready to leave for the away game(s)at EL Camino High School!

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Information for *ALL AWAY GAMES:

 

NO FOOD OR DRINK ON THE BUS to be consumed… EXCEPT FOR WATER!

*Please take all of your trash with you…and BE LOOKING GOOD…LIKE NATIONAL CHAMPIONS… as you exit the bus!

*FYI…ALL TEAMS WILL LEAVE FOR AWAY GAMES ON THE BUS TOGETHER at 2:40pm from IN FRONT OF the Girls Locker Room.

*JV will leave on the bus… JV PERFORMANCE READY…

(And bring their long sleeved performance top…and everything they need for their game and the Varsity game as well…. Spirit Team Warm Ups…water/snacks/money for food…or any personal items) with them in their Spirit Team Backpack (ONLY)

*GOLD TEAM CAPTAINS WILL CHECK THE BUS AFTER THE TEAM HAS UNLOADED THE PASSENGER AND BAGGAGE AREAS… FOR TRASH AND FORGOTTEN ITEMS!

* 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.

*After their game…ALL JV WILL CHANGE INTO LONG SLEEVE PERFORMANCE TOP.

*GOLD TEAM CAPTAINS WILL SHOW JV WHERE TO SIT IN THE STANDS TO CHEER AND SUPPORT VARSITY DURING THEIR GAME.

*JV (only) WILL HAVE A BREAK 3RD QUARTER to go to the restroom, eat and visit with friends.. 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!

ALL THE PROPS/FLAGS/BOXES..ETC…ON TO THE BUS.

*VARSITY…. will leave FOR THE AWAY GAME on the bus… DRESSED IN Mandatory School/Game Day dress…and bring their performance uniform/Spirit Team Warm Ups…and everything they need for the game/day (water/snacks/money for food…or any personal items) with them in their Spirit Team Backpack (ONLY)

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*UPON ARRIVAL BACK TO AGOURA – after the games are over  –  JV will put away ALL THE PROPS/FLAGS/BOXES..ETC.. in the Girls Locker Room. They will be dismissed upon completion… as a Team.

VARSITY AND JV CAPTAINS WILL CHECK THE BUS AFTER THE TEAM HAVE UNLOADED THE PASSENGER AND BAGGAGE AREAS… FOR TRASH AND FORGOTTEN ITEMS!

*Parents/Representatives – You will receive a call from your Charger Girl when the bus is approximately 10 minutes from Agoura.

*For safety sake… PLEASE PICK UP YOUR CHARGER GIRL ON TIME …as the parking lot at AHS is very dark during the usual pickup time (depending on where the away game is played) of 9:30-10:15pm.

Coming UP:

 

*MANDATORY Football 2017 – Complete/detailed information in each weeks Update. Please see your emailed Football schedules..sent 8/13/17… for opponents and home/away

*(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

THE NEXT BOOSTER MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE 9/11 – IN THE G BUILDING AT 6:30 PM.

*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…

*Treasurer – Tina Wilkie:  tinawilkie22@gmail.com

*Clothing – Laura Koenig – laura@koenigmail.com

Chairpersons and Committees:

 

*Team Directory – Jessica Hayden and Janice Alfalo

*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!

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!

 

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