Weekly Update 7/20 – 23/15

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Spirit Team, Parents and Representatives,

The USA Your Way Camp information FYI… will be emailed out to the entire team today,7/19/15.

Please keep it on hand for your information!

 

* If you are not attending, please disregard.

 

*Important – The ‘Summer Camp Participant Release Waiver’ mailed out today, is due your Gold Team Captains (Erin and Izzy) on MONDAY, 7/20/15 at AHS Camp/Practice upon arrival at  2:30pm if you are attending.

 

It’s getting exciting!

 

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK:

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SPIRIT TEAM TRIVIA    :

 

Below is Agoura High Spirit Team Alumni, Bryan Anthony pictured with his family a year ago . Bryan was Mr. Dance California, and most talented Senior while at AHS. He now choreographs/dances and acts on TV, in movies. events live on stage, and many, many variety and awards shows!

As a matter of fact, he will be dancing  on ‘America’s Got Talent’ again with his group …the ‘Dadatudes’.

So make sure you tune in on  7/21 and support your Team Alum and former Agoura Charger!

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*NEWS FLASH:

Also in the ‘news’, FORMER CHARGER GIRL and incoming Junior at Agoura, TARA DAVIS,, is in the Acorn as she is competing for the USA in the World Youth Championships in Columbia, July 15-17.

 

*It also states that “Tara was a member of the AHS CHEERLEADING SQUAD for two years. Going forward, she plans to concentrate her efforts on track and field in hopes of competing in the Olympics”.

 

*The  newspaper quotes her dad as saying his: “… daughter is determined to succeed and CHEERLEADING allowed her to gain CONFIDENCE. We definitely hold that as PART OF HER SUCCESS, to be able to be in front of large crowds and be able to perform without stress”,

Davis qualifies in long jump to earn spots in two finals

7/18/2015

 

CALI, Colombia — Tara Davis was the highlight of the Day 4 morning session at IAAF World Yotuh Championships after she automatically qualified for the long jump final on her first attempt.   Davis (Agoura Hills, California) followed her strategy to a tee, wasting no time qualifying for her second horizontal-jump final. Davis leaped 6.24m/20-5.75 on her first long jump attempt to surpass the auto standard. On Friday, she jumped 13.01m/42-8.25 to qualify for the triple jump final.

*If you wish to help Tara’s family with their fundraising expenses for this trip. please see the GoFundMe page.

 

The fundraising will end TODAY, July 19th.

 

GO TARA….GO USA!

 

ONCE A CHARGER GIRL….ALWAYS A CHARGER GIRL

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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 by the beginning of school.

Thank you for your patience.

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THIS WEEK FOR THE SPIRIT TEAM:

 

*Mandatory AHS Camp/Practice-

Monday, *7/20 2:30-5pm  – Practice and Uniform/Clothing distribution

*USA Liability Camp form is to be returned to your Gold Team Captain upon your arrival TODAY… BEFORE YOU RECEIVE YOUR UNIFORM/CAMP CLOTHES…. filled out completely.

 

*Packing List will be emailed next Sunday… on 7/26…along with the Camp Schedule,and the weekly Update.

 

FYI – Your SPIRIT TEAM SWEATS JACKET IS NEVER WORN AROUND YOUR WAIST!

 It is either ON AND ZIPPED UP HALF WAY…OR OFF

 

Sorry

 

Change of arrival time:

Thursday, *7/23 – 2:15-5:30pm –  Football Program pictures:

 

*ALL TEAMS COME DRESSED in full uniform, AND READY FOR YOUR TEAM PICTURES….WHICH WILL BEGIN RIGHT AT THE 2:30PM SHARP!….

 

*CAPTAINS – Get together with your individual Team right away when you arrive, and put them in a formation for your Team picture so time is not wasted

 

*Charger Girls may wear their hair down..if you wish…for pictures ONLY!

 

*SONGLEADERS – DO NOT FORGET YOUR POMS AND JAZZ SHOES!

*EVERYONE – *PLEASE BE THERE ON TIME, or you will not be in the pictures

*THEN.. Senior Individual Pictures  in full uniform.

*ALL TEAMS – BRING YOUR PRACTICE CLOTHES WITH YOU!

CHANGE OF TIME:

NEXT, DRESS REHEARSAL PERFRMANCE!

 

*and at 4:45pm SHARP…Dress Rehearsal Performance for Parent/Family/Friends ….in the gym…..

*with Full Performance uniform (Charger Girls -nails CUT/ no  nail polish/jewelry- wear hair UP in a high pony tail… with NEW WHITE BOW….AND LOTS OF SMILES!

 

*Stuntmen wear full performance uniform and black socks with performance shoes.

*IMPORTANT – PARENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES – PLEASE BRING YOUR PHONES/CAMERA’S AND BE READY TO VIDEO YOUR TEAM MEMBER FOR THEIR USE TO BE PREPARED FOR CAMP..

AS WE WILL NOT HAVE ANOTHER PRACTICE BEFORE WE LEAVE..

*TEAM MEMBERS WILL NEED TO REVIEW AT HOME

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COMING UP:

 

Sunday, *7/26 – Complete Travel Information,Packing List Update and Camp Daily Schedule will be emailed.

*7/28-30 – USA ‘Your Way’ Camp – Anaheim Convention Center – ALL TEAM MEMBERS will be traveling and returning together by Charter Bus…. and staying at the Red Lion Hotel.

*The Team will be stopping at ‘In and Out’ on the way home as lunch is not serve on the last day.

FYI…*Parents and Representatives will be receiving daily updates on Camp during the stay!

*Please do not call your Team Member on their cell. They will have times during the day when they may use their phones for communicate with you.

*You may text them and they will get back to you when it is appropriate.

 

*IN AN EMERGENCY, please call Mrs. Koch at: 818–292-3960, and she will be glad to help you with your needs.

VACATION PLANNING:

*Last Chance  – 7/30-8/14

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*8/15 – AHS Camp -ALL TEAMS –  Meet in the G Building at 5:15pm 

 

* Mandatory Practice and Football Fiesta Performance at approx. 5:45pm

 

* PRACTICE IS ON THE TRACK IN THE STADIUM after the …until approx. 8:00pm.

*Please come prepared knowing ALL of the Football routines/cheers from USA Camp. 

*Charger Girls will dress in their jersey’s.. More information to come

*Stuntmen …as directed by your Captain.

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*If there is a flyer for the event…and Spirit Team parents may want to attend…it will be sent when received from Football.

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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 PRACTTICE OR IN CLASS!

*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 over your break so you can make sure to be ready for the Football season to begin

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

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*8/23 –  Sunday, Spirit Team Pool Party – More information to come

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Start Dates TBA –

*FULL TEAM PRACTICES EVERY MONDAY, 3-5:00PM ….AND *BLUE TEAM ‘COMPETITION PRACTICES EVERY THURSDAY, 3-5:00PM.

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

Game attendance as assigned is MANDATORY

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* 9/5 – MARK YOUR CALENDARS…. UCLA SPIRIT SPECTACULAR HALF TIME PERFORMANCE AT THE ROSEBOWL! – $10 for transportation – More to come!

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* 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

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*11/6 – *Last League Football Game – 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….

Game attendance as assigned is MANDATORY

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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

 

*The returning Team Members have had the Practice Schedule Dates since February and new Members since April.

 

****THE VAST MAJORITY OF THE TEAM HAS BEEN ON TIME, AND HAVE NOT MISSED A DAY OF PRACTICE…. THANK YOU

 

*HOWEVER…Unfortunately,the Team has been experiencing an unusual lack of commitment during the AHS Camp summer practice time period. 

 

*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 this Team expects to be successful at Camp and throughout the year, each Team Member MUST make it a priority to be in attendance.

 

*Please note: If you are not in 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

*REMINDER :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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*REMINDER: AHS Camp – MANDATORY – Summer Practices: Please see Summer Absence Polices in Your Handbook….NO EXCEPTIONS

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REMINDER – *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) and NO JEWELRY.

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

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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