Spirit Team, Parents and Representatives,
Ready for COMPETITION AND BASKETBALL RIGHT AFTER WE RETURN TOMORROW?
It is up to you UNDIVIDUALLY to make sure that you are ready to go!!!
Thought for the Week:
Happy Winter…and welcome back!
Spirit Team Trivia:
*Yep..there’s your Assistant Cheer Coach, Emily Costas…with her Agoura Championship Stunt Group and at cheering at Santa Monica College….
‘All Right Emily!’
*NEW –PLEASE NOTE – IMPORTANT SPIRIT TEAM BOOSTER MEETING COMING UP ON THURSDAY, 1/14/16 – 7:00pm in the Teachers Lounge.
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!
*THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING SPIRIT TEAM PARENT/REPRESENTATIVES THAT ATTENDED THE BOOSTER MEETING ON 12/14/15: Julie Simon, Joel Fishman, Sean McKenna, Stephanie McKenna, Lisa Huddleston, Tien Campion, Stephanie David, Janice Aflalo, Cece Arnold and Yvette Kraake.
*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
This Week for The Spirit Team:
*SENIORS AND JUNIORS…IF YOU WISH TO SEND IN THE SCHOLARSHIP PAPERWORK TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE CHEER PROS COMPETITION AWARDS TO BE GIVEN ON 1/24/16,
*PLEASE FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS AS EMAILED TO YOU FRIDAY, 1/1/16.
*THIS IS TO BE TAKEN CARE OF BY YOU PERSONALLY AS SPECIFIED, BY THIS COMING FRIDAY, 1/8/16.
DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS FABULOUS OPPORTUNITY FOR A MONETARY AWARD FOR ALL OF YOUR HARD WORK AND DEDICATION!
* SUNDAY, 1/3/16- CAPTAINS WEEKLY REPORTS DUE TO CAPTAIN OF COMMUNICATIONS, YASMINE ARDAHELI –TODAY….1/3/16.
Yazmine will email them on to Mrs. Koch for verification.
*This is YOUR RESPONSIBLITY AS A CAPTAIN
Please email them to Yasmine at: email@example.com
Monday, 1/4/16 – *Full Team Mandatory Practice 3-5 pm
Tuesday , 1/5/16 — *Mandatory Captain’s Meeting – Lunch – E-3 – Goal Implementation presentations as discussed in your weekly reports due 1/3/16 will be the topic.
All Captain’s were in attendance for the last Captain’s meeting
*Missing Report for last week: Parker
*Late Reports: Erin H. and Orin
*Wednesday,1/6/16 – MANDATORY – Blue Team 6:00am practice!
Thursday, 1/7/16 – Leadership Council – Lunch – E-3
*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 :
Rachel Schwartz., Hannah B., Rachel L., Sami, Melissa ,Izzy, Riley, Parker,Elizabeth, Jessica, Delaney,Yasmine, Erin H., Kinta, Makena C., Rachel S., Ed, Lee,Hannah Jo.
*EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND!
Hope to see you there!!!!!
* If you are a Captain, or have been thinking of a Captain’s position for 2016-17…then this is a MUST
Hope to see you there…roll will be taken as above
*Mandatory – Blue Team Practice – 3-5:00pm
Friday, 1/8/16 – *MANDATORY – Boys Basketball – Blue Team Performance –
*ALL TEAMS – Please see your MANDATORY January Calendar which was emailed separately to you today! – More information in class and practice(s) BEFORE EVERY GAME/PRACTICE/PERFORMANCE.COMPETITION!
* 1/9/16 – MANDATORY CROWDLEADING PRACTICE FOR ALL TEAM MEMBERS….. ON SATURDAY, 1/9/16 FROM 9AM TO 12 NOON ! THE TEAM WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE READY FOR THE BREA OLINDA USA REGIONAL QUALIFIER WITHOUT THIS PRACTICE…
* 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 ACRILICS …. AND READY TO WORK!
*Bring water/snack…if needed
*MANDATORY – BLUE TEAM PRACTICE IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CROWDLEADING PRACTICE from 12 NOON TO 1:00PM!
FYI – *MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS…..
*MANDATORY FULL TEAM PRACTICES (almost) EVERY MONDAY, 3-5:00
*MANDATORY BLUE TEAM CHEER PRACTICES (almost) EVERY THURSDAY, 3-5:00pm.
*NEW – IMPORTANT – Thursday, 1/14/16 – SPIRIT TEAM BOOSTER MEETING – 7:00pm – Teachers Lounge !
It’s time to finalize the Agoura Regional Competition information, and the additional fundraising for the remainder of the year….and much more!
Please plan on being a part of ‘The Team’.
Hope to see you there!
*IT IS TIME FOR MORE FULL TEAM FUNDRAISING!
*A FUNDRAISER by letter is planned…etc.. as well as the Regional and others. More information will be forth coming.
*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.
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’.)
* Mandatory USA Regional Competition/ Qualifer – Brea Olinda High School – 1/17/16
*Mandatory – Agoura/USA Nationals Regional Qualifier/Fundraiser – 1/23/16
*Mandatory – NEW – STATE TITLE – Cheer Pros – Ontario Arena – 1/24/16
**Mandatory – USA Nationals Weekend – USA Nationals – MARCH 18-20.2016!
*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
*Charger Girls – PLEASE ALWAYS WEAR YOUR WHITE BOW.
AT THIS TIME ALL OF THE EXTRA’S ARE GONE AND AE NEEDING TO BE RE-ORDERED
*You ALWAYS enter the gym…or any venue… performance ready!
*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!
*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 : firstname.lastname@example.org ….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
*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.
“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!
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