Spirit Team Update – 8/23-28/15

Spirit Team, Parents and Representatives,

 

Have a great time at the Pool Party today! LOTS OF FUN IN THE SUN

 

*Thanks so much to Yasmine Ardehali and family for opening their home to the Team…and to the committee for making it  possible

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Yay! Your FIRST Football games are this week

 

THURSDAY, 8/27/15 – *JV game – *JV AND Frosh/Soph will cheer this game – Kick Off at 4:00pm – HOME

FRIDAY, 8/28/15 -* Varsity game – Kick Off at 7:00pm –  AWAY – AT ST. PAULS High School

*Varsity and JV ONLY will  attend –

*Varsity ONLY will Cheer the game on the track…JV from the stands… –  Bus time 3:30pm  You must enter  the bus COMPLETELY READY IN FULL UNIFORM READY TO CHEER THE GAME

*.BRING YOUR SPIRIT TEAM SWEATS in your ‘Agoura Back Pack’ ONLY…and money for dinner as the Team will be stopping to eat on the way to the game

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THOUGHT OF TTHE WEEK:

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SPIRIT TEAM TRIVIA:

*SPIRIT TEAM’S DARLING SOPHOMORE

2015-16 CHARGER GIRLS;

Top row…left to right: Gracie,Sydney,Eylla,Mikayla,Ruby,Liza

2nd Row: Orin,Gabi,Madison,Melanie,Amanda,Kayla

Front: Elisha,Olivia,Emily,Kira,Alexis,Elissa

(Not pictured: Gabby Fernandez)

 

HAVE A WONDERFUL YEAR!

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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.

Mrs. Koch is having her issues with Windows 10

*If you have some pictures that you would like to have posted on the site, please email your webmaster, Arnie Garfinkel at : arnie@allstargroup.com  ….at any time

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*Athletic Donation IS DUE – (Please see more information below under 8/26/15)

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*LAST REMINDER – The ‘Outside Skill Enhancement Opportunity’ information has been emailed home to all Team Members. It is up to you as individuals to take advantage of the classes TO IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS!

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*Cheer Captain Riley Rosefsky and Song Captain Makena Cavarozzi are your ‘go to girls’ for these classes.

*Changes have been made for the classes start date/time, so please contact your Captains as above for clarification if applicable.

*Mrs. Koch an Mrs. McGrew are facilitators of the Captain arranged information ONLY, when it is received from them.

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*FYI….THE SONG/DANCE CLASSES HAVE ALREADY BEGUN! IF YOU ARE INTERESTED..PLEASE CONTACT VARSITY SONG CAPTAIN MAKENA CARAVOZZI

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*IMPORTANT –  Each Team Member is RESPONSIBLE FOR/MUST KNOW ALL OF THE FOOTBALL CHEERS by this date! They will NOT BE TAUGHT AT PRACTICE OR IN CLASS!

 (You have known this since May, AND THEY HAVE BEEN E-MAILED TO YOU …ALONG TIME AGO!)

 

*PLEASE NOTE: If you do not know the game materials (cheers/dances) you will NOT be able to cheer in a game

 

*Get together with friends that know the cheers/have the DVD  so you can make sure to be ready for the Football season to begin

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*LAST CHANCE – ‘USA CAMP ROUTINE’ DVD $5 – ONLY 3 ARE LEFT

*PLEASE LET MRS. KOCH KNOW IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE ONE!

(It will contain the Final ‘Team Routine’ that WAS PERFORMED AT CAMP… AND EARNED AGOURA a High Superior rating at Camp, and the dances and cheer routines that you are expected to know for Football)

 

*FYI….Mrs. Koch has video taped the routines,and will need to make the copies herself.

The cost of the video is (as always) is to re-coop the cost of purchasing of the blank DVD’s.

*If you DID ORDER ONE…. PLEASE bring your money to get it from Mrs. Koch next Tuesday’s Class, period 5.

*You have received your 2015 Football Schedules –

-ALL ASSIGNED FOOTBALL GAMES ARE MANDATORY!

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This Week for The Spirit Team:

 

*Monday, 8/24- Mandatory – Captains Meeting – Lunch – E-3

*Mandatory – After School Practice – Do NOT be absent please! –  3:00-5:00pm

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*Wednesday, 8/26  – Class – Period 5 – YES, you dress

*Decide on ‘game day’ school dress for Thursday and Friday!

*WEDNESDAY, 8/26/15 – From Your Athletic Director:

IMPORTANT MANDATORY FOR ALL AGOURA ATHLETES PARENTS:

7-7:45PM IN THE PAEC!

 

*”The general meeting will include information regarding student-athlete expectations, parent expectations, eligibility requirements, athletic donation information, NCAA eligibility, and more.”

*Athletic Donation – “The Athletic Donation will increase $25 for the 2015-2016 school year. Agoura is asking for a donation of $175.  Even though we are increasing our request, our donation request is lower than other local schools.  At the parent meeting we will explain the need for the donations.”

THE DONATION CAN BE PAID AT THE AAC DURING LUNCH OR NUTRITION,

PLEASE NOTE:

*Immediately following this Mandatory

Meeting…. EACH TEAM will be dismissed to their own room to meet : The Spirit Team Parents meet in – M-3

Spirit Team Booster Meeting for Parents and Representatives will be in a room TBA – Come be a part of YOUR Team!

QUESTIONS/ANSWERS/SUGGESGTIONS/DECISIONS/ BLUE TEAM/COMPETITIONS/FOOTBALL/PEP RALLY’S/COMMUNITY EVENTS/COMMITMENT/EXPECTIONS…. THIS IS THE PLACE TO BE TO BE IN THE KNOW!

 

*ALL COMMITTES WILL ALSO BE EXPECTED TO MEET BEFORE THE MEETING DATE AND BE PREPARED FOR A REPORT AND UPDATE INFORMATION TO BE GIVEN.

*The Team Fundraising  and organization are so very important for support through out the year..we need to be ready to GO!

 

WE ARE RUNNING OUT OF TIME!!!!

SEE YOU THERE

Thursday, 8/27- *Frosh/Soph and JV will  dress for the JV Game in the girls locker room

Mrs. McGrew will take you from the girls locker room to the football field for your game.

DO NOT LEAVE AND GO THERE YOURSELVES!

*BRING PLENTY OF WATER AND SUNSCREEN WITH YOU

ENJOY!

*NO BLUE TEAM PRACTICE TODAY!

Friday, 8/28 – Varsity – Football away at St. Paul High School. 

* JV and Varsity …AND Stuntmen:

You will board the bus performance ready at 3:30pm….. in full uniform…. and money for dinner…. as the Team will be stopping on the way to eat….

*Charger Girls – hair UP…with white bow….etc. Please bring you PLENTY OF WATER…AND your Spirit Team Sweats in your ‘Agoura Back Pack’ ONLY…NO PURSES PLEASE.

 

HAVE A GREAT TIME!

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Coming UP:

FYI – *MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS…..

*MANDATORY FULL TEAM  PRACTICES (almost) EVERY MONDAY, 3-5:00PM ….

*AND MANDATORY BLUE TEAM ‘COMPETITION PRACTICES (almost) EVERY THURSDAY, 3-5:00PM.

 

FYI – Cancellation of practice will take place ONLY (for the most part) because of holidays, facilities use conflicts, or needed game coverage.

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Thursday, 9/3 -* Frosh/Soph game vs. Ventura – home

*’BIG FRIDAY ‘ PEP RALLY REHEARSAL FOR ALL TEAM MEMBERS *Time TBA.

FRIDAY – 9/4 – *JV and Varsity games vs Ventura.

*Frosh/Soph, and JV will attend the Varsity game!

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NEW – 9/21 –  Spirit Booster Parent Meeting – 7:00pm – Teachers Lounge – The Team needs your help to be sucessful!

Hope to see you all there

 *Saturday/Sunday –  MANDATORY – 9/19 AND 20 – BLUE TEAM ONLY – Practice and Choreography with Chris and Alyssa

Time TBA.

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* Saturday, 10/3 – MANDATORY – YOU WILL BE PERFORMING IN THE REYES ADOBE PARADE WITH YOUR TEAM .

*You will need to be there at the Yerba Buena school site at approximately 9:15am.

The parade will end at the Reyes Adobe House/Park (just past TO Blvd.) at approximately 11:00pm.

*You can receive 2 hours of ‘Service Learning’ Credit for your participation

*PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW! More information to follow.

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*10/9 – Football – Homecoming vs. Moorpark!

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NEW -*Saturday/Sunday –  10/17 and 18 – MANDATORY BLUE TEAM ONLY – Practice and Choreography with Chris and Alyssa

Time TBA.

NEW – *MONDAY, 10/19 – SPIRIT BOOSTER MEETING – 7:00pm – Teachers Lounge

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NEW – *SATURDAY, 10/24 – SPIRIT TEAM CAR WASH – MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW!

*11/6 – *Last League Football Game vs. Oak Park – SENIOR NIGHT

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*Football Schedules for 2015 have been emailed to all Team Members, as well as the additional information you will need….

ALL Game attendance as assigned is MANDATORY

11/13 – *MANDATORY – CIF Football playoff game TBD

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*Please note that additional MANDATORY CIF Playoff games may be added, but that will not be known until after seasons end (all sports)

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FYI -*MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW! – Mandatory –  Agoura/USA Nationals Regional Qualifier/Fundraiser – 1/23/16

*Mandatory – USA Nationals Weekend –  USA Nationals 18-20.2016!

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CONTINUAL REMINDERS :

*The Spirit Team is a SPORTS TEAM AT AHS

 

*Important…PLEASE REMEMBER (for the entire year)… and be advised that it is NEVER OK to miss a mandatory practice/class/performance/competition/game, unless you are ill with a fever, injured… or there is a dire emergency.

 

*Appointments, Family events/vacations, Jobs…etc.,etc.,etc., are NOT acceptable if the Team is to reach it’s potential.

 

* If YOUR Team expects to be successful throughout the year, EACH Team Member MUST make it a priority to be in attendance.

 

*Please note: If you are NOT IN ATTENDANCE at practice/class, you risk being replaced in a routine, performance, game or competition during the year, as the entire Team depends so greatly on each other.

 

*Mrs. Koch must ALWAYS receive a Parent/Representative email…not a student athletes… if they are going to be absent or late from anything for any reason,

 

These practices are for YOU…the Team.

*Team absences does not win National  Championships

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*INCREDIBLY IMPORTANT!Spirit Team Member NEVER speaks badly of their Team, Teammates, school friends, Coaches, Teachers…or any one else…especially on any social media venue. It is unacceptable and not tolerated!

*Please also be careful not to post pictures that are unacceptable when you are in uniform or AHS attire. 

Everyone on campus knows who you are…and you are expected to represent yourselves,your Team and your School with ‘honor’ in AND out of school

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* The “Agoura High School Spirit Team Charger Girls (Cheer and Song) and Stuntmen” Rules and Regulations (from your Tryout packet), and the “Athletic Concern Form” ARE BOTH placed on the Team website ( www.agouraspiritteam.com  ) for your continual information and use, when the Website is finished being refreshed.

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*IMPORTANT REMINDER – IF ANY TEAM MEMBER IS ABSENT FROM A PRACTICE/CAMP/EVENT/CLASS/PERFORMANCE/COMPETITION…..FOR  ANY REASON….MRS. KOCH  IS TO RECEIVE A PARENT EMAIL ASAP…THE DAY BEFORE OR ON THAT DATE TO VERIFY THAT ABSENCE!

 

*Please understand that the Coach/Advisor have been entrusted with the Team Members attendance and safety…as assigned THEY ARE EXPECTED TO BE THERE WITH THEIR TEAM.. We NEED PARENT VERIFICATION IF THEY ARE NOT GOING TO BE IN ATTENDANCE.

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*REMINDER – IF A TEAM MEMBER IS ILL/INJURED AND IS TO SIT OUT A PRACTICE (ETC.), A PARENT NOTIFICATION IS NEEDED AS WELL. IN CASE OF AN INJURY, A DOCTOR’S NOTE IS REQUIRED FOR CLEARANCE TO PARTICIPATE FULLY.

Thank you for your understanding and compliance

 

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WISE WORDS:

 

 

 

THERE IS NO ” I” IN TEAM!

 

With Charger Pride

 

Mrs. Koch and Mrs. McGrew