Spirit Team Update- 2/1-5/16

Spirit Team, Parents and Representatives:

*Great win at Westlake for BBB and Home GBB!
2 Home BBB games this week….sooooo let’s Go Chargers!

Please see the Congratulatory message from Principal Brian Mercer for your CHEER pros State Title Performances below that went out to all homes of Agoura High School students.

“Congrats to our amazing cheer team! The team traveled to the CHEERpros ‘State Title’ Competition at walked away winners of TWO STATE TITLES: in the Crowdleading/Sideline Cheer division as well as Varsity Co-Ed Cheer.
*Congratulations to all of the hard working student athletes representing Agoura High School and ‘Charger Pride’, as they continue to press on to USA Nationals in March, 2016. In addition, I think it’s important to mention that Eileen McGrew was a finalist for Coach of the Year through USA Nationals and assistant Vicki Koch was also a finalist for Advisor of the Year.”
*Very nice to be recognized for all of your hard work and performance excellence
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IMPORTANT!
USA NATIONALS INFORMATION:
*A SEPARATE EMAIL FROM SPIRIT TEAM PARENT VOLUNTEER, STACEY BATT WILL BE COMING YOUR WAY TODAY, 1/31/16, REGARDING USA NATIONALS HOTEL INFORMATION FOR FAMILY/FRIENDS…
*PLEASE NOTE: IT WILL BE UP TO THOSE INTERESTED TO FOLLOWUP WITH THEIR OWN RESERVATIONS, IF DESIRED.

*PLEASE CONTACT STACEY WITH QUESTIONS AS MRS. KOCH HAS NO ANSWERS FOR YOU

*THE TEAM/COACHES WILL BE STAYING AT A SEPARATE HOTEL TOGETHER AS ARRANGED BY THE HEAD COACH.
LOT’S MORE TO COME!
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*BLUE TEAM CO-ED CHEER HAS QUALIFIED FOR THE ‘JAMZ’ NATIONALS COMPETITION ….REPRESENTING AGOURA HIGH SCHOOL, AND THE SPIRIT TEAM…. IN LAS VEGAS NEVADA… AT THE END OF FEBRUARY.!

*PARENTS/REPRESENTATIVE HAVE RECEIVED AN EMAIL ON 1/29/16 WITH SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING THE PARENTS/REPRESENTATIVE (ONLY)MANDATORY MEETING ON WEDNESDAY 2/3/16 AT 6:30PM IN THE TEACHERS LOUNGE
*PLEASE NOTE: IF ALL BLUE TEAM MEMBERS ARE NOT REPRESENTED AT THAT MEETING THE TEAM CANNOT MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO ATTEND THE JAMZ NATIONALS COMPETITION.

SEE YOU ON 2/3/16!
* CONGRATULATIONS AND GOOD LUCK!
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* PLEASE BE ADVISED….AGAIN….FOR THOSE WISHING TO BE A PART OF THE SPIRIT TEAM OF 2016-17:

*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 HAS SPRING TRAINING/PRACTICES OR CAMPS… ON DATES FROM MAY TO THE END OF JULY!

*Team Members wishng to run for a Captain’s position MUST HAVE ATTENDED LEADERSHIP MEETING CONSISTANTLY/ BE AVAILABLE TO ATTEND AHS CAMP/ AND ALL OF USA CAMP!

*PLEASE ALSO REMEMBER THAT THERE IS A TEAM ABSENCE POLICY OF ‘ONLY ONE UNEXCUSED ABSENCE’ FROM THE SUMMER ‘AHS CAMP’…. WHICH BEGINS IN JUNE…. AND FINISHES AT THE END OF JULY…FOR ALL SPIRITTEAM MEMBERS

*Safe vacation times…… are the first 2 weeks in August.

Thank you
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*OK…hopefully we are refreshed and ready to move on to get ready for much improvement on our routines for USA Nationals as well as continuing our support for our Teams at AHS.
Soooooo….LET’S GO!
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Thought of the Week:
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Spirit Team Trivia:
* Seniors…if you plan on going to Junior College and want to cheer…please consider a great coach/friend’s (Jessie Moorehead) program at Santa
Monica JC
* If you have any questions…ask you assistant Cheer Coach, Emily Costas, as she …as well as several alumni from The Agoura Spirit Team…have cheered under her guidance!
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*Jessie is also the Coach of Granada Hills Charter High School that attends our USA/Agoura Regional Qualifier each year
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This Week for the Spirit Team:

* TODAY…..SUNDAY, 1/31/16 – 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

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Monday, 2/1/16 -*Mandatory Captains Meeting – E-3 – Lunch
Goals implementation and discussions

*Class – Decisions regarding Basketball school dress for Wednesday BBB games.

* NO AFTER SCHOOL PRACTICE – No facility available

*Wednesday, 2/3/16 – *MANDATORY BLUE TEAM CHEER – 6:00AM

*LEADERSHIP MEETING – Hopefully your Team is important to you – EVERYONE IS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND – LUNCH IN ROOM E-3. – Roll will be taken

*Class – Decisions regarding Basketball school dress for Friday school/game/dress for BBB.

BBB: Tip Off – Fr/Soph (4:30pm)/JV (6:00pm)/Varsity(7:30pm) – NO VBT members at the game.
*.Agoura back pack only!
*All rules apply…

*MANDATORY – BLUE TEAM PARENT/REPRESENTATIVES MEETING – 6:30PM – TEACHERS LOUNGE.
*information emailed 1/29/16.
*WE ARE BOOKING THE LAS VEGAS FLIGHTS RIGHT THERE AND THEN…TOGETHER…SO BRING YOUR TECHNOLOGY, CREDIT CARD/CHECKBOOK …and Student Compliance form…SO WE CAN MAKE SURE THAT THE TEAM AND COACHES CAN ALL GET ON THE SAME FLIGHT/HOTEL!
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Thursday, 2/4/16 – *Blue Team Practice – 3-5:00pm
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Friday, 2/5/16 – *Class
*BBB – Tip Off: Frosh/Soph (3:00)/JV (6:00pm)/Varsity (7:30)
*.Agoura back pack only!
*All rules apply…
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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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*2/10/16 – NEXT WEEK – 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!Crowdleading will be performed.
*CAPTAIN OF COMMUNICATION – YASMINE ARDEHALI WILL TAKE SIGNUPS THIS WEEK FOR VOLUNTEERS TO BE AT THE SPIRIT TEAM TABLE TO TAKE NAMES/ANSWER QUESTIONS FROM FUTURE SPIRIT TEAM MEMBERS… IN THE GYM..AS WELL AS TEAM MEMBERS TO PASS OUT FLYERS…THAT EVENING
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*2/11/16 – NEW – BBB VS CALABASAS – SR. NIGHT!! Seniors will be introduced at the Varsity game to the crowd…pregame. More information to come.
*VBT CHEER WILL PERFORM AT HALF TIME!
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*NEW – MONDAY, 2/22/16 – SPIRIT BOOSTER MEETING – TEACHERS LOUNGE – 7:00PM – ALL PARENT/REPRESENTATIVE ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND FOR DISCUSSION AND INPUT
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*3/10/16 – MANDATORY PEP RALLY REHEARSAL – EVENING – Time TBD
*3/11/16 – MANDATORY – PEP RALLY
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*MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW! – USA Crowdleading and BLUE TEAM CHEER Competitions BELOW.

BLUE TEAM:
*2/27-29/16 – MANDATORY – JAMZ NATIONALS – LAS VEGAS NEVADA.
All information will be emailed approximately 1 week before the Team leaves for Competition.
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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:
*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 February Calendar which was emailed separately to you today, 1/31/16 – More information in class and practice(s) BEFORE EVERY GAME/PRACTICE/PERFORMANCE/COMPETITION!
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FYI…..* 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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*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/Spirit Sweats and Agoura backpacks. PLEASE LEAVE YOUR GUM IN THE TRASH AND YOUR PHONE IN YOUR BACKPACK!
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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

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!

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WISE WORDS:
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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