Spirit Team, Parents and Representatives:
*Thank you to the Blue Team Cheer Parents/Representatives that journeyed to Las Vegas for Jamz Nationals last weekend! Thanks also to those that transported the props, water and snacks…and supported the TEAM…..you were invaluable to make an extraordinary weekend even more so
Much appreciation to Chris and Alyssa who traveled from Fresno for the weekend to be a blessing to us all!
Great job everyone, and now…ON TO USA NATIONALS A WEEK FROM THIS COMING FRIDAY FOR THE BIG HURRAH!
*Thanks to Leadership for the fun Teambuilder… and to Mrs. Simon for the ‘pizza pickup and delivery’….as well as Mrs. Huddleston for the terrific desert
*Thanks also to Elizabeth and Jillian for baking coolies for the Girls CIF away BB game, and Izzy and Nikki Gelb for making them a good luck sign!
It takes a village!
*Be prepared for the ‘wild’ ride that is to come!
SOOOOOO MUCH MORE WORK TO DO
Thought for the Week:
*Onward to: Pep Rally,… USA NATIONALS FOR CROWDLEADING and VBT!
AND….the Team Banquet…ON APRIL 6th.
THEN …Tryouts for 2016-17 coming up before you know it!
SPIRIT TEAM TRIVIA:
CONGRATULATIONS VARSITY BLUE TEAM CHEER ON YOUR FABULOUS LAS VEGAS JAMZ NATIONALS PERFORMANCE! A once in a lifetime experience…for a once in a lifetime team!
* NEW – SENIORS…THIS IS AN IMMEDIATE MUST FOR THE YEAR END DVD!
PLEASE EMAIL YOUR SENIOR PICTURE AND A BABY PICTURE (OR ANOTHER ONE OF YOUR CHOICE AND GOOD QUALITY TO MRS. ROSEFSKY )IMMEDIATELY AT : email@example.com
ALSO INCLUDE THE MUSIC SEGMENTS THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO HAVE USED DURING THE DVD AS WELL.
If you do not choose the music yourselves…it will be chosen for you.
We want it to be your special memory soooo do it RIGHT AWAY so you are not disappointed!
This Week for the Spirit Team:
* TODAY…..SUNDAY, 3/6/16 – MANDATORY – CAPTAINS WEEKLY REPORTS DUE TO CAPTAIN OF COMMUNICATIONS, YASMINE ARDAHELI.
IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY AS A CAPTAIN TO HAVE YOUR REPORT TO YASMINE BY 6:00pm!
*Yazmine will email them on to Mrs. Koch for verification.
*Absent from last week’s meeting – Parker
*No Report last week – Parker, Riley, Delaney, Kinta, Erin, Orin, Yasmine
Please email them to Yasmine at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday – 3/7 – *UNFORTUNATELY…BECAUSE OF THE EXTREMELY LOW TURN OUT FOR THE 10 ADDRESSES FOR THE TEAM FUNDRAISER ON FRIDAY….THE ENTIRE TEAM MUST BRING YOUR ADDRESS CONTRIBUTION
TO E-3 AT LUNCH TODAY!
THIS FUNDRAISER COSTS YOU NOTHING…EXCEPT TO ADDRESS YOUR ENVELOPES!
LAST YEAR’S TEAM RAISED OVER $5,000 FOR THE TEAMS EXPENSES!
*You are expected to be at E-3…with a PEN AND 10 ADDRESSES TO HELP YOU AND YOUR TEAM TODAY
*Mandatory after School Practice – 3-5:00pm
Wednesday, 3/9 – VBT 6:00am MANDATORY PRACTICE
**Mandatory Captain’s Meeting AND Non-Mandatory Leadership – lunch – E-3
Thank you to the following LEADERSHIP Team Members THAT ATTENDED THE LAST MEETING who are committed to making their TEAM the very BEST it can be!
From the sign in sheet:
*Lee, Hannah Jo, Elizabeth, Hailey H., Melissa, Sami, Rachel L., Delaney, Orin, Jessica, Elsha, Kayla M., Ed, Riley, Izzy, Kinta, Yasmine, Erin H., Rachel S., Makena C.
ASK NOT WHAT THE TEAM CAN DO FOR YOU…BUT WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR TEAM
*Class – You will decide on Pep Rally rehearsal/Pep Rally and school dress.
Thursday, 3/10 – *MANDATORY – Varsity Blue Team Practice – 3-5:00pm
*Mandatory Pep Rally Rehearsal – Gym – 7:00pm.
*Friday ,3/11 – *LAST Pep Rally of the school year! – You will be dismissed from your class (performance ready) to warm up at 9:45am ….in the gym!
THIS IS IT!
HAVE A GREAT TIME
NEXT WEEK USA NATIONALS!!!!!!
FYI – *MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS…..
*MANDATORY FULL TEAM PRACTICES (almost) EVERY MONDAY, 3-5:00
*MANDATORY BLUE TEAM CHEER PRACTICES (almost) EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 6:00AM AND EVERY THURSDAY, 3-5:00pm.
*NEW – MONDAY 3/14 – 5:00PM – IN THE GYM – PARENT/FAMILY FRIEND PERFORMANCE BEFORE USA NATIONALS – See a preview of the performances to come and bring your camera, and questions!
It’s almost here!
**Mandatory – USA Nationals Weekend – USA Nationals – MARCH 18-20.2016!
All information to be emailed approximately 1 week before the Competition.
NEW – BANQUET COMMITTEE MEETING – Wednesday , 3/23/16 – 6:00pm – Teachers Lounge – Let’s get all of the loose ends tightened up so we can be ready to go!
*4/6/16 – Spirit Team Banquet 2016 – Westlake Inn – 6:00-10:00pm – More information to follow.
* PLEASE BE ADVISED….AGAIN….FOR THOSE WISHING TO BE A PART OF THE SPIRIT TEAM OF 2016-17:
*NEW – SPRING TRYOUT CLINICS/TRYOUTS for 2016-17
WILL BE IN THE G BUILDING :
*CLINICS – 4/7,8 and 11 – 3:30-5:15PM
*TRYOUTS – 4/14/16 – TIMES TBA
*Be sure to inform any friends that you think may be interested and be good Teammates for you next year!
*…. AND SPRING TRAINING/AHS SUMMER CAMP DATES (AS WELL AS USA CAMP DATES) FOR 2016-17 WILL be available ASAP!
*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 SPIRIT TEAM MEMBERS
*Safe vacation times…… are the first 2 weeks in August.
The athletic clearance must be completed prior to the clinics.
Athletic Participation Clearance
In order to participate in sports, students must download and complete the Athletic Participation Clearance Packet.
NOTE: To open the packet, you must open Adobe Acrobat.
http://www.agouraathletics.org/main/filesLinks(Click Here To Download Athletic Participation Clearance Packet)
The Athletic Participation Clearance Packet contents:
Pages 1-8 – Please print, complete and submit to the AAC
- Activity/Athletic Certificate
- Health History/Medical Release
- Drug Testing Consent
- LVUSD Code of Conduct
- CIF Athlete’s Code of Ethics
- Voluntary Participation/Assumption of Risk
- Emergency Form- For 1st sport
- Emergency Form- For 2nd sport (a new emergency form is required for each sport)
To be eligible, a student must have a 2.0 grade point average and no more than one fail grade in the previous report period. Eligibility is determined quarterly. Only one of the subjects can be Physical Education and school service/assistant classes do not count. Additionally, the student must be currently enrolled and passing at least 20 semester credits of new work and have passed 20 semester credits of work the previous semester to be eligiblE!
*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 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!
*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
*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 : email@example.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
*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!
*BE VERY CAREFUL OF HOW YOU SPEAK ABOUT YOUR TEAM/TEAMMATES TO OTHERS… INPERSON OR ON SOCIAL MEDIA!
IT REFLECTS ON HOW YOU ARE… AS WELL AS THOSE YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT!
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