Spirit Team Update – 1/19-24/16

Spirit Team, Parents and Representatives:

*Congratulations to The Spirit Team on your Basketball ‘Crowdleading ‘ performance and your Competition qualification for USA Nationals 2016!
*Thanks so much for all of the family and friends that supported your student athletes hard work and were there to share in their success!
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*Now is time for the BIGGEST WEEK SO FAR….THE USA REGIONAL/FUNDRAISER AT AGOURA ON SATURDAY 1/23… AND THE CHEER PROS STATE TITLE COMPETITION ON SUNDAY, 1/24 !

*More AHS/ USA Competition/Fundrraiser information will be forthcoming through out the week….and…..

*CHEER PROS STATE TITLE INFORMATION WILL BE EMAILED OUT ON/BY FRIDAY,1/22.

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Thought for the Week:

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Spirit Team Trivia:

The Agoura Blue Team Co-Ed Cheer Pros State Champions of 2013-14!
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*Thanks to all of the Freshmen and Sophomores who attended their Mandatory Meeting last Wednesday. In attendance were:
Jenna G., Jillian, Mikayla B., Emma,Rachel S., Hannah B., Skylar .Sydney,Mel, Gabi H., Liv, ,Gabby F., Grace, Elizabeth ,Hailey H., Hannah Jo., Julia A., Cam,Sydney B., Nikki,Gracie,Claudia,Bella F., Julia O., Alex, Elisha, Anabelle H., Ed,Emily B., Julia G., Emily, B., Amanda, Liza, Kira, ,Elizabeth K., Orin, Bella R., Milayla S., Madison S., Tristin, Kim, Ruby, Kayla, Lee.

*Thank you to all of the Parents/Representatives that attended the very important Spirit Board Meeting to benefit ALL Team members.
In attendance were: Sean McKenna, Cece Arnold, Stephanie McKenna, Brian Lee,Talia Gad, Gad, Kelly Giordano, Jaclyn Gelb,Lisa Huddleston,Debbie Miles,Julie Simon,Stephanie David,Lindsay Rosefsky, Joel Fishman,Tein Campion,Bonnie Baruch,Yvette Kraake,Cindy Olivares, Stephanie Karedas
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This Week for the Spirit Team:

* TODAY…..MONDAY, 1/18 – CAPTAINS WEEKLY REPORTS DUE TO CAPTAIN OF COMMUNICATIONS, YASMINE ARDAHELI.
*Yazmine will email them on to Mrs. Koch for verification.

THANK YOU!

Please email them to Yasmine at: yasmineardehali@yahoo.com

*NO CAPTAIN’S MEETING THIS WEEK BECAUSE OF FINALS!
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Monday, 1/18/16 – NO SCHOOL….
*Mandatory Practice ONLY – BT Cheer – 9:00am-12:00pm
Bring snacks/ and water
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*Wednesday,*1/20/16 – Finals!
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Thursday, *1/21/16 – Finals!
*Blue Team – Mandatory practice – 1-3:00pm
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Friday,* 1/22/16 – Finals!

*Class

BBB – ‘Silent Night’
* 3:00 – Freshman Cheer
*4:30 – All JV
*7::30pm – All Varsity
( ALL TEAM MEMBERS NEED TO BE AT THE GYM PERFORMANCE READY AT 6:00PM FOR CROWDLEADING PRACTICE FOR VARSITY GAME HALF-TIME PERFORMANCE)
THIS IS ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO SUPPORT THE TEAM BY ATTENDING AND ENCOURAGING YOUR SPIRIT TEAM FOR THE COMING WEEKEND COMPETITIONS
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*Mandatory – Agoura/USA Nationals Regional Qualifier/Fundraiser – 1/23/16 – All information will be emailed on/by Thursday, 1/21/16.
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*Mandatory – STATE TITLE – Cheer Pros – Ontario Arena – 1/24/16 – All information will be emailed on/by Friday,1/22/16

*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 – USA Nationals Weekend – USA Nationals – MARCH 18-20.2016!
All information to be emailed approximately 1 week before the Competition.
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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:

Have fun this weekend!

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