Presentation on theme: "Arabia Mountain High School Cheerleaders Interest Meeting"— Presentation transcript:
1 2013-2014 Arabia Mountain High School Cheerleaders Interest Meeting March 14, 20135:00 p.m.AMHS Auditorium
2 The purpose of the AMHS Cheerleaders The purpose of the AMHS Cheerleaders is to :Promote and support good sportsmanship, school spirit and school loyalty.Learn and develop leadership qualities, as well as to learn and practice those skills necessary for working cooperatively as a member of a squad.Assist in achieving goals of interscholastic activities.
3 What is expected of an AMHS Cheerleader? Maintain a high level of physical fitnessDemonstrate academic masteryConsistently demonstrate a positive attitude regarding classroom and non-classroom activitiesConsistently demonstrate a high level of cheerleader skillsMaintain academic performance.Make a commitment to the school, student body, and squad to be a positive school representative. He or she must also realize that people will be watching him or her more than any other student in the school; therefore, he or she must NOT act in any way that would cause embarrassment to the school or the squad.
4 “What squad can I make??”Varsity- shall be represented by up to 15 students of senior or junior standing.Tryouts: April 1st – 5thJunior Varsity- shall be represented by up to 15 students of sophomore or freshman standing.Tryouts: April 15th – 18thCompetition- shall be represented by students of senior- freshman standing.Tryouts: During Varsity and JV audition datesSchool Mascot- Beginning the school year, AMHS will have a mascot. These students will consist of 1 rising junior, and 1 rising senior.
5 NCA Summer CampEvery cheerleader is REQUIRED to attend NCA Summer Camp.The camp dates are June 24th – June 27th, 2013, at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.An initial payment of $125 is due by 04/22 to Coach Shelby, check or money order only.Additional information will be provided at the first squad meeting
6 Eligibility for Tryouts You must be currently passing at least 5 classes and return the completed recommendation letters from ALL teachers.Try-out fee is $20.00 and must be submitted with completed packet to Coach Shelby during 1st and 3rd periods only by March 22nd NO EXCEPTIONS.ALL components of the tryout packet must be completed prior to tryouts (cheerleader information sheet, permission slip, general information sheet, 7 recommendation forms, copy of current progress report (9 week), copy of insurance card, current physical, and $20.00 tryout fee.
9 Tryout Schedule April 1-April 5 Prospective cheerleaders MUST attend EVERYDAY of tryout clinic.Day 1: Conditioning (girls will be taught chant, cheer, and dance for audition)Day 2: Learn Chant & CheerDay 3: Learn Dance, Jump SequenceDay 4: Review Chant, Cheer, Dance, Jumps, TumbleDay 5: Formal Tryout & Squad Selection
10 JV Tryout Schedule April 15-April 18 Prospective cheerleaders MUST attend EVERYDAY of tryout clinic.Day 1: Conditioning and Learn Chant & CheerDay 2: Learn Dance, Jump SequenceDay 3: Review Chant, Cheer, Dance, Jumps, TumbleDay 4: Formal Tryout & Squad Selection
11 Financial Obligations Cheerleaders will be responsible for:Summer CampUniform rental: (shell , skirt, and bodyline), camp wear, shoes, bow, poms, bag, bloomers, and warm-up.More information will be given at the first official squad meetingsFundraising as needed
12 Cheerleader Academic/Discipline Score Sheet Accumulation of 12 demerits result in immediate dismissal from squad – no refunds providedDemerit Offenses:Demerits issued:Chewing gum (practice or performances)1 DemeritUnexcused tardy to practiceFailure to provide a weekly progress reportNo- Call/Late to practice or game2 DemeritsUnsportsmanlike Conduct (See Article IV section C)Not cooperating with captains/co-captains3 DemeritsInappropriate LanguageFailure to complete assigned dutiesUnexcused absence from practiceNot Dressing out for practice5 DemeritsDetentionInappropriate Conduct in UniformUnexcused absence from Game6 DemeritsLeaving practice or game without permissionDisrespect shown to the coach, faculty or staffInsubordinationDisciplinary procedure in school (ISS)10 DemeritsOut of School Suspension12 Demerits (immediate removal from the squad)
13 **NEW** AMHS Competition Squad Coach Lisa Woodard Skills requiredStanding backhand springRunning Backhand spring tuckJumps to Backhand springChoreography Camp June 17th – 21st (dates are tentative, location: AMHS)Cost: $2, to include MusicTumbling weeklyCost: $40.00 (June – October)Fundraisers to offset costsPractice Schedule