2Cheerleading COACHESCelina Hilbrand (469) Cheerleader throughout middle school, high school, as well as a dancer, having performed with a dance studio in Seattle, Washington. Nicole Sanders(469) School cheerleader for seven years, and dancer 14 years, training under the choreographer and director of the musical TEXAS! in Palo Duro Canyon in Amarillo. Mother of former Lovejoy middle school through Varsity Cheerleader and a rising seventh grade WSMS cheerleader. Also served on the executive board for LHS spirit/cheer club two years.
3RequirementsMust be in 7th or 8th grade for the school year.Sign-up for cheerleading through the regular registration process, mock tryouts for judging with LHS regular tryouts– supports safety for girls and placement on squads based on skill levelCheerleader is responsible for purchasing required items.All cheerleaders must have a physical turned in to the sponsors or WSMS front office before camp in JuneCheerleaders must maintain an average of a 70 to be eligible to participate.Commitment for the entire school year
4Requirements continued Cheerleaders MUST attend cheerleading campJUNE 9-11th no exceptions- this is where the girls learn all their material for football season- ½ time performances and dances; it is also a huge team building time for our squads. If your child cannot attend these camp dates, she will not be allowed to participate in cheer this year.Cheerleaders are to be familiar with the contents of the cheerleader information packet and abide by the contents within.Necessary forms are due to by March 27th at 8 a.m. to the WSMS front office. Clinic tryout forms are due at the clinic practice on March10 to the WSMS.
5LeadershipSuccessful leaders are learners and the learning process in ongoing, a result of discipline and perseverance… John Maxwell in Leadership… We emphasize the leadership aspect of cheerLEADER strongly
6Uniforms Required uniforms will be purchased through Varsity Spirit. The required items are:shell (top) + lettering and skirtpair of briefs1 midriff turtle neckSocksShoes1 set of pom poms1 bowWarm up top and bottom (to wear under uniform at school)3 standard t-shirts (camp wear and practice wear)3 pairs of shorts (camp wear and practice wear)1 cheer bag + lettering- Optional Cheerleader/parent long sleeved T ($35)
7Willow Springs Cheerleading Uniform 8th grade uniforms will be red7th grade uniform will be blackFabric is flexible and breathable for performance in new 7th uniform7th grade example
8Estimated Uniform Cost and Payment Estimated cost for uniforms-(8th) shell & skirt $ (have under armor, boy shorts and other items)(7th) shell & skirt $132.00Estimated Varsity total-(8th) $ (7th) $461.00Due dates for payments/options will be discussed at March 24 parent meeting. *Deposit due by March 27 with final due by April 15. – camp payment also due April 15.
9Uniforms continuedUniform fitting is March 27th beginning at 4:15 pm (8th graders), 6:00 pm (7th graders). Uniforms must be paid for, in full by 4pm on April 15th.Cheerleading uniforms are non-refundable and customized items are not returnable.Returning cheerleaders MUST bring/wear their full uniforms to fitting for sizing approval.
10All camp and practice wear will be ordered as a set. Cheer uniform price list 13-14ITEMCOSTQTY(7th graders)shell/skirt pkg w/lettering on shell$132.001warmup jacket/bottom pkg w/lettering on jkt$207.00pom poms(set of 2)$20.00striped socks(set of 3 )$0.00boy cut brief$6.00Sequin Dot Bowmidriff turtleneck(under armour)$22.00Varsity Cheerleaders II Shoescheer bag + name on cheer bag$9.00cheer campwear pkg (ALL 7th/8th graders)$65.00TOTAL FOR REQUIRED ITEMS$461.00This price list from the school year is ONLY an approximate cost. Based on Varsity’s current prices.All camp and practice wear will be ordered as a set.
11All camp and practice wear will be ordered as a set. Cheer uniform price list 13-14ITEMCOSTQTY(8th graders)shell/skirt pkg w/lettering on shell(NEW girls only, or on a need basis)$113.001warmup jacket/bottom pkg w/lettering on jkt(ALL girls will need to repurchase)$207.00pom poms(set of 2)$20.00striped socks(set of 3 )$0.00boy cut brief$6.00sequin dot bowmidriff turtleneck(NEW girls only)$22.00Varsity Cheerleaders II Shoescheer bag + name on cheer bag$9.00cheer campwear pkg$65.00TOTAL FOR REQUIRED ITEMS$307.00TOTAL FOR INCOMING CHEERLEADERS$442.00This price list from the school year is ONLY an approximate cost. Based on Varsity’s current prices.All camp and practice wear will be ordered as a set.
12PhysicalsStudents are required to have a physical on file before participating in cheerleading camp.You may use your personal physician. Please use the LISD Physical Forms are available in the WCMS front office at the beginning after the mass physical date below(colored cardstock).LISD will be holding their first mass sport physical examination held May 10 for $20. We also have physical forms available.
13Cheerleading CampCamp is mandatory. Cost: $ Fee is due with your cheer forms by April 15th to the front office. Please place in an envelope with your cheerleader’s name on the front. Checks made payable to WSMS; please write cheer camp in notes section (you may write one check for both the camp fee AND the uniform.) Location: WSMS Main Gym, pack lunch and water Date: (Monday-Wednesday) June 9th-11th, 2014 Time: Day :00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Day 2/3 - 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
14To Remain Eligible, Students Must: Cheerleaders must fulfill all cheerleading obligations throughout the school year. Members of the cheerleading squad are expected to make a commitment to the activity for the full school year.Cheerleaders must be self-motivated and willing to participate in activities with a good attitude.Cheerleaders must be responsible for themselves, their actions, and their cheerleading uniforms and equipment.
15Maintain Eligibility continued The cheerleaders are to attend all games, practices, as required by the sponsor(s). Outside extra curricular activities not school related are unexcused. Cheerleaders will be expected to make up missed major grades (performances) with a cheer essay, choreographed dance/ cheer, or other cheer-related assignment assigned by the sponsor.There must be successful communication between squad members and sponsor to promote harmony and success for all parties. Facebook, Instagram or Twitter posts about squad, squad members, or squad business are not allowed.GradesIn order to be eligible for any nine-week period following the initial nine-week period of the school year, a student shall not have a recorded grade average lower than a 70, on a scale of 0-100, in any course for the preceding three-week period.
16Game Time!7th grade cheerleaders are to attend all of the 7th grade home football games. See calendar for games and times. Games will be held at the WSMS field. Parents are responsible for transportation.8th grade cheerleaders are to attend all of the home 8th grade football games.Games will be held at the WSMS field. Parents are responsible for transportation.Cheerleaders will not attend away games.
18Basketball Games7th grade cheerleaders will cheer at their assigned 7th grade boys’ home basketball games. This year, games were at 5:30, 6:30 or 7:30, and fell on Monday or Tuesday. Cheerleaders are expected to be on the court in uniform 15 minutes before their scheduled game time.8th grade cheerleaders will cheer at their assigned 8th grade boys’ home basketball games. This year, games were at 5:30, 6:30 or 7:30, and fell on Thursday. Cheerleaders are expected to be on the court in uniform 15 minutes before their scheduled game time.Again, games times and days have not been determined for Willow Springs at this time.Cheerleaders will not attend away games.
19Additional Required Performances Leopard Friday- date TBDPep Rallies (4) – dates TBDCompetitions/performances as determined by coach/sponsor
20Don’t forget… IMPORTANT DATES March Cheer ClinicMarch 14 mock try outs, scoring from judges and placement on squadsMarch 24 Cheer Parent Meeting WSMS – go over uniform prior to fittingMarch 27 Cheer Fitting and uniform/camp deposit and paperwork dueApril 15 final uniform and camp payment dueMay 10 Physicals Offered by Lovejoy ISDJune 9-11 Mandatory Cheer Camp and Physicals are due to participate
21Paperwork for CHEEr March 27 Forms are due to the WSMS front office by 4pm on the above date.Cheerleader Information SheetCheerleader Release Form – must be notarizedCheerleader OathStudent Code of ConductWeb Page Release FormCamp fee $ deposit payable to WSMS, please write for cheer campPlease carefully read all material within this entire packet. By signing these forms, you are indicating that you have read and agree to abide by all information contained within these documents.Remember all physicals must be on file with Lovejoy ISD to participate in cheer camp.