Weekly Update 6/15/15

Spirit Team Members, Parents/Representatives,

 

An exciting day for The Spirit Team as the Team Placement will be posted on the Team website (www.agouraspiritteam.com) at approximately 5:00pm today!

 

*Please know that Mrs. McGrew and Mrs. Koch have spent countless hours…… from tryouts to now, assessing all of the individual Team Membesr for the best ‘fit’  for each to be successful.

No matter what Team level of placement, we know you will agree that it is a privilege to represent Agoura High School as a Spirit Team Member!

 

*PLEASE REMEMBER THAT ALL DECISIONS ARE FINAL, AND WILL NOT BE ADJUSTED IN ANY WAY….

 

*CONGRATULATIONS again…let’s have a great 2015-16!

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Thought of the Week:

 

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Spirit Team Trivia:

The 2nd Cheerleader from the end on the right in this new ATT commercial is Kristin Elliott.

Kristin is a Charger Girl Alumni, a USA Instructor, has appeared in ‘Bring it On’ the musical, and has many commercials to her credit….Kristin was also a judge at YOUR  tryouts in April!

We love our Kristin

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IMPARATIVE ! –

*If you did not go to the Athletic Physicals 5/30 or have your own private physical exam – please see  www.agourahighschool.net  for more info. and to DOWNLOAD THE PHYSICALS PACKETS REQUIRED BY THE DISTRICT.

 

*EVERY SPIRIT TEAM MEMBER MUST have their paperwork cleared through the AAC…

whether they have their Clearance Physical completed by their private doctor, Urgent Care, Minute Clinic…etc…. or on 5/30 with the Team……

in order to participate in the MANDATORY AHS Camp Summer Practices…. beginning 6/22….,USA Camp…..

and throughout 2015-16….

 

*THE AAC CLOSES FOR THE SUMMER ON THIS COMING TUESDAY, 6/16/15!

That is the VERY LAST DAY TO BE CLEARED UNTIL AUGUST!

 

*If you do NOT get cleared BY THAT time…you CANNOT come to AHS Camp practice…go to/attend camp(s)…or ANYTHING…. until it opens again in mid-late August

 

*EACH TEAM MEMBER’S STAMPED CLEARANCE EMERGENCY FORM FROM THE AAC IS TO BE HANDED IN PERSONALLY TO MRS. MCGREW! 

 

*IF YOU HAD YOUR PHYSICAL ON 5/30 AT EXER…OR HAVE  PREVIOUSLY TURNED IN YOUR PHYSICAL FORMS AT THE AAC…YOU ARE GOOD TO GO!

 

This  is a DISTRICT POLICY, AND IT HAS BEEN ON THE REVISED TENTATIVE/MANDATORY DATES IN YOUR TRYOUT PACKET AND HANDBOOK, ON THE WEBSITE….. AND IN THE UPDATES IN MAY…. BEFORE THE TEAM WAS CHOSEN….therefore there can be NO EXCEPTIONS

 

*THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION!

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COMING UP:

*FYI…..VERY IMPORTANT – Attention to all Team Members/Parents/Representatives who have NOT remitted your payments to the Spirit Team Treasurer. Stephanie McKenna,  by 6/13/15.

*You have received a new OR reminder email from Mrs Koch on how to proceed after that date, so that you  can move forward.

 

Please understand that the Team CANNOT afford to pay or carry debt for a Team Member for clothing/uniform/camp etc.

The Team is dealing with large companies that will NOT accept late payments or credit.

To them this is a business and we MUST respond ON TIME.

 

Thank you for your understanding.

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*Revised (2) THE AGOURA SPIRIT TEAM 2015-16 – MANDATORY DATES —

AHS CAMP/USA CAMP/VACATION TIME/FIRST DAY BACK !

 

*REMINDER – Once the original Spirit Team is chosen, Team Members that relinquish their Team membership may NOT TRYOUT THE FOLLOWING YEAR.

*REMINDER – ALL DECISIONS ARE FINAL- *Varsity, JV and Frosh/Soph placement will be posted today, 6/14/15 on the website by 5:00pm.

AHS Camp – Summer Practices: Please see Summer Absence Polices in Your Handbook

*6/22 – 2:30-5pm

*6/26 – 12- 4pm

*6/27 – 9am-1:00pm –  Chris and Alyssa

*6/28 – 9am-1:00pm –  Chris and Alyssa

*6/29- 2:30-5:00pm

*6/29/15 – Voting for Team Captains…Criteria to follow before that time.

ALL DECISIONS ARE FINAL….

*NEW – The Spirit Team Boosters (formerly ‘Spirit Board’) for ALL PARENTS/REPRESENTATIVES, .

will be meeting in the Teacher’s Lounge at 7:00pm

Your input and assistance is needed for a successful year for your student athlete!

Hope to see you there

*Immediately following the close of the meeting…Mrs. McGrew and Mrs. Koch will have a MANDATORY meeting with the Stuntmen’s Parents/ Representatives for 2015-16.

See you all there!!!!

*6/30 – Captain’s names will be emailed to the Team. All decisions are final….

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*7/9 – 2:30-5:00pm

*7/10 – 12-4:30pm – Beach Day

*7/11 – 9am-1pm

*7/13 – 2:30-5pm

*7/16 – 2:30-5pm

*7/20 – 2:30-5pm – Uniform Distribution

*7/23 – 2:30-5:30 – Team Pictures – Parent/Family/Friends Performance (TIMES TBA)

*7/24 – TBD

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*7/28-30 – USA ‘Your Way’ Camp – Anaheim Convention Center – You will be staying at the Red Lion Hotel – Much more information to follow.

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Reminders:

*IMPORTANT! ALL TEAM MEMBERS ARE TO DRESS AS A TEAM,,,that means clothing, hair, nails cut (so that they cannot be seen above your fingers),NO polish and NO JEWELRY.

* TEAMMATES SHOULD BE SELF MONITORING THEMSELVES, AND THEIR FELLOW SPIRIT TEAM MEMBERS!!!

It would be sooo much easier/and nicer for us all IF DIRECTIONS WERE FOLLOWED!

It’s NOT that hard

*PLEASE NOTE: THE FOLLOWING ARE TEAM CLOTHING ITEMS THAT CHARGER GIRLS MUST PURCHASE SEPERATELY on or before going to Camp. You will NEED these items throughout the entire year!

Please buy them … and USE them asap….

 

1.*PLEASE PURCHASE ‘CHAMPION’ label SPORTS BRAS IN BLACK AND WHITE…. ONLY – THEY ARE TO BE FOUND AT COSTCO (in a ‘2 pack’) OR TARGET.

 

  1. NUDE colored Jazz shoe 0NLY for ALL Songleaders.

 

  1. WHITE  low cut (only)SOCKS – several pairs… FOR ALL…TO BE WORN WITH WHITE CHEER SHOES.

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*8/15 – AHS Camp – Practice and Football Tailgate Picnic – and practice on the track

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*8/17 – Back to School Practice – 3:00-5:30pm

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*IMPORTANT – IF ANY TEAM MEMBER IS ABSENT FROM A PRACTICE/CAMP/EVENT/CLASS/PERFORMANCE/COMPEITION …ETC…..FOR  ANY REASON….MRS. KOCH IS TO RECEIVE A PARENT EMAILTHE 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 THER WITH THEIR TEAM.. We NEED PARENT VERIFICATION IF THEY ARE NOT GOING TO BE IN ATTENDANCE.

 

*ALSO, 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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VACATION PLANNING:

*6/12-21

*6/30-7/8

*7/30-8/14

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

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

*REMINDER:

* 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.

 

 

 

THERE IS NO ” I” IN TEAM!

 

With Charger Pride

 

Mrs. Koch and Mrs. McGrew