Spirit Team Update – 1/11-17/16

Spirit Team, Parents and Representatives:

*Good Job of cheering at the Basketball games vs. Westlake last Friday!
Terrific performances by Varsity Song and Blue Team Cheer at halftime too!

*Basketball and Competition are in full force this week….no more time for ‘coulda, woulda, shoulda’……it’s SHOW TIME!
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Thought for the Week:

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Spirit Team Trivia:

These darling 2003 Charger Girls …and friends for life….celebrated our webmaster’s daughter’s wedding (Joelle…in the middle of course) last weekend!
Her new husband is pictured as well…
*This is the true meaning of Team…if you allow it to happen to you

Love these girls!!!!
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*NEW -2/10/16 – MANDATORY AND VERY IMPORTANT! – please mark your Calendars for the incoming 8th graders ‘Showcase’ evening performance and prospective Team members sign up for the Spirit Team of 2016-17!

*Remember how excited you were to see your (now) Team perform and to sign up for the Tryout clinics?
Well…now it is time for a new group of excited incoming Freshmen to do the same
It’s your opportunity to show them how it’s done!
*More information to follow as we get closer to the date
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This Week for the Spirit Team:

* BREA OLINDA, AGOURA , AND CHEER PROS MEDICAL RELEASES ARE TO BE EMAILED TODAY 1/10/16!
*ALL THREE MEDICAL WAIVERS ARE DUE IN CLASS ON WEDNESDAY, 1/13/16…COMPLETELY FILLED OUT AT THE INDICATED POSITIONS.

*PLEASE NOTE – YOU CANNOT COMPETE WITHOUT THE FULLY FILLED OUT WAIVER
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* SUNDAY, 1/10/16- CAPTAINS WEEKLY REPORTS DUE TO CAPTAIN OF COMMUNICATIONS, YASMINE ARDAHELI -TODAY….1/10/16.
*Yazmine will email them on to Mrs. Koch for verification.

THANK YOU!

Please email them to Yasmine at: yasmineardehali@yahoo.com
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Monday, 1/11/16 -*Mandatory Captain’s Meeting – Lunch – E-3 – Goal Implementation presentations as discussed in your weekly reports due 1/10/16 will be the topic.
…..as well as this weeks upcoming Friday performance and Sunday’s Regional USA Qualifier Competition at Brea Olinda.

* All Captain’s were in attendance for the last Captain’s meeting
*Missing Reports for last week: Parker and Izzy

*Class

*Full Team Mandatory Practice 3-5 pm

*Wednesday,1/12/16 – MANDATORY – Blue Team 6:00am practice!*

*Sophomores and Freshmen will have a MANDATORY MEETING IN E-3 AT LUNCH!
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(Please note: *Leadership Council – will not meet today. They will continue meeting next week.)
*THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING TEAM MEMBERS WHO GAVE THEIR LUNCH PERIOD TO ATTEND THE LAST LEADERSHIP MEETING TO HELP MAKE DECISIONS AND SHAPE THE FUTURE OF YOUR SPIRIT TEAM :
*Makena C.,Rachel S., Erin H., Kinta, Izzy, Sami, Melissa, Rachel L., Elizabeth, Hanna B., Lee, Hailey H., Emily B., Mikayla B., Jenna, Julia G., Yasmine, Delaney.
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*Class – Friday Crowdleading lunch practice to be discussed and solidified as who will be attending and what is needed (props/flags/poms/boxes…etc.)
*Friday Game Day school dress to be decided.
*Competition Day dress and additional information to be emailed. to Team.

****ALL THREE COMPETITION PARTICIPANT WAIVERS EMAILED TO YOU ON 1/10/16… ARE ARE DUE IN CLASS TODAY!

Thursday, 1/14/16: *Mandatory – Blue Team Practice – 3-5:00pm

*IMPORTANT SPIRIT TEAM BOOSTER MEETING THIS EVENING – 7:00pm in the Teachers Lounge.
*ALL PARENTS/REPRESENTATIVES – PLEASE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO ATTEND AS WE WILL BE GETTING READY FOR OUR USA REGIONAL QUALIFIER AT AGOURA, FUNDRAISING, COMPETITIONS… AND USA NATIONALS!

*ALL COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS AND MEMBERS IT IS IMPARITIVE THAT YOU MEET BEFORE THAT TIME…. AND BE IN ATTENDANCE AT THAT MEETING ON 1/14/16, TO MAKE ALL OF OUR ENDEAVORS RUN SMOOTHLY FOR THE TEAM!

*The Team depends on Parents and Representatives for your participation and input for a successful program and Competition season ahead.
Please make every effort to be a part of this important and very special Parent/Representative driven group

Friday, 1/15/16 -*Lunch time practice…. for Crowdleading’s groups assigned in Wednesday’s class.
*Place TBD If you are assigned….Bring your lunch/boxes/flags/poms and other props needed for practice!
Other information/changes will be discussed in Wednesday’s class period.

*Class –

*MANDATORY – ALL TEAMS arrive at 5:30pm performance ready for practice
.*Place to be determined.
PLEASE DO NOT BE LATE!!

*Crowdleading will be performed at halftime…

*THIS WILL BE THE DRESS REHEARSAL FOR CROWDLEADING FOR SUNDAY’S COMPETITION!

*PARENTS/REPRESENTATIVES FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND… AND HELP SAY THE WORDS TO THE CHEER AND RESPONSES WITH THE TEAM.! This will help them greatly to replicate what it will be like when they take the floor on Sunday
PLEASE SUPPORT YOUR TEAM MEMBERS!

*It would be great if you could join them at Brea Olinda as well
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* IMPORTANT – ALL TEAMS – Mandatory USA Regional Competition/ Qualifer – Brea Olinda High School – 1/17/16 !

*You will travel together as a Team to and from the competition by bus.
The Team will leave Agoura a 7:30am…and return after our awards are finished for Co-Ed.
Parents will be called when the Team is approximately 10-15 minute from returning to AHS.
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*Coming UP:

FYI – *MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS…..

*MANDATORY FULL TEAM PRACTICES (almost) EVERY MONDAY, 3-5:00
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*MANDATORY BLUE TEAM CHEER PRACTICES (almost) EVERY THURSDAY, 3-5:00pm.
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*MANDATORY – Basketball schedules
*The Team will be cheering the majority of HOME LEAGUE Boys and Varsity Only Girls Basketball… games…..as assigned. Away games for Varsity Boys BB ONLY MAY be assigned as well.
*At the end of the Winter Sports Season CIF Playoffs are always a possibility for ALL sports and can not be determined until League play is completed. They will be MANDATORY.*Please make every effort to be on time and focused.
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*ALL TEAMS – Please see your MANDATORY January Calendar which was emailed separately to you ! – More information in class and practice(s) BEFORE EVERY GAME/PRACTICE/PERFORMANCE/COMPETITION!

* THIS SHOULD NOT HAVE TO STILL BE SAID…BUT IT DOES –
*PLEASE BE THERE ON TIME….QUIET…piercings and wrist /ankle adornments OFF…hair UP, nails CUT/NO POLISH/ ACRILICS …. AND READY TO WORK!
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*NEW -2/10/16 – MANDATORY AND VERY IMPORTANT! – please mark your Calendars for the incoming 8th graders ‘Showcase’ evening performance and prospective Team members sign up for the Spirit Team of 2016-17!
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FYI -*MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW! – USA Crowdleading and BLUE TEAM CHEER Competitions.

(*CHECK THE ADDITIONAL MANDATORY BLUE TEAM COMPETITIONS ON YOUR SCHEDULE ALSO…. IF YOU ARE A BLUE TEAM CHEER MEMBER. AS THEY WILL NOT BE POSTED ON THE WEEKLY UPDATE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE ‘WEEK OF’.)
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ALL TEAMS:
*Mandatory – Agoura/USA Nationals Regional Qualifier/Fundraiser – 1/23/16
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*Mandatory – STATE TITLE – Cheer Pros – Ontario Arena – 1/24/16

**Mandatory – USA Nationals Weekend – USA Nationals – MARCH 18-20.2016!
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FYI….
*Please DO NOT BE ABSENT FROM ANY MANDATORY SPIRIT TEAM CLASS/PRACTICE/GAMES/COMPETITION/ACTIVITY…etc……UNLESS YOU ARE ILL WITH A DOCTORS NOTE…. OR IT IS AN ABSOLUTE EMERGENCY!
*Appointments and family time..etc..ALTHOUGH IMPORTANT TO YOU,,,,are unexcused
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*Charger Girls – PLEASE ALWAYS WEAR YOUR WHITE BOW.
AT THIS TIME ALL OF THE EXTRA’S ARE GONE AND ARE NEEDING TO BE RE-ORDERED

*You ALWAYS enter the gym…or any venue… performance ready!
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*Please note…that NO TEAM MEMBER IS TO LEAVE AN AREA WHEN YOU ARE WITH YOUR TEAM WITHOUT PERMISSION BY THE COACH/ADVISOR AND/OR A TRANSPORTATION WAIVER SIGNED BY MRS. MCGREW OR MRS. KOCH…. AND AN ADMINISTRATOR.
* Mrs. Koch/Mrs. McGrew MUST ALSO see your Parent/Representative before you may be dismissed.
*THIS IS A PRIMARY SECURITY AND SAFETY ISSUE FOR ALL CONCERNED

*FYI….Mrs. Koch and Mrs. McGrew are already being contacted by interested incoming and Agoura student athletes for next years Spirit Team, 2016-17!

PLEASE BE ADVISED….
*SPRING CLINICS/TRYOUT/PRACTICE…. AND AHS SUMMER CAMP DATES (AS WELL AS AND USA CAMP DATES) FOR 2016-17 WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL SOMETIME IN FEBRUARY!
We will let you all know when we do!
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WEBSITE INFO:
*The Spirit Team Website… www.agouraspiritteam.com has a new look!
The Updates will be posted as usual, however we are replacing old forms and information for your use, little by little. Hopefully it will be fully completed soon!
Thank you for your patience

*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

*We have your wonderful and dedicated Team photographers that try to capture the ‘moments’ of every game/competition and event…however…If you don’t take some pictures to submit on your own your Spirit Team Member may not enjoy their ‘special’ memories in the year end DVD
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*AGAIN – IMPORTANT – TRANSPORTATION DONATION PAYMENT INFORMATION – FOR THOSE WHO HAVE YET TO RESPOND – As you all know from the administrative meeting in the PAEC…the Donation pays for many important things for your student athlete.at AHS.
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“On the Agoura website…. www.agourahighschool.net …. Please go to: Athletic Donations, and then the Spirit Team icon….and….you can pay for it there.

Thank you or your support for The Spirit Team and for ALL Athletics at AHS!

WISE WORDS:

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On to a successful 2016!

THERE IS NO ” I” IN TEAM!

With Charger Pride

Mrs. Koch and Mrs. McGrew

Eileen McGrew
Blue and Gold Team
Head Coach

Vicki Koch
Blue and Gold Team
Advisor
www.agouraspiritteam.com