INTRODUCTIONS Mrs Skaff Cheerleading Advisor Coach Kelly Head Coach (Varsity/Junior Varsity) Coach Bryna Freshman Coach
NPHS CHEER OVERVIEW What do NP cheerleaders do? SPIRIT SQUAD!!!! Main goal is to support school spirit Not just football Represent Newbury Park High School around school AND outside of school HIGH STANDARDS
ATTENDANCE Attendance at all events (unless otherwise stated) is REQUIRED. Work is NOT an excuse. School work is NOT an excuse. Grades will reflect attendance – 2% for every absence – 1% if late or leave early “Make-up” points can occasionally be earned by attending extra events.
This form can be found on www.nphscheer.com under “forms and schedules”www.nphscheer.com
GRADES All cheerleaders must maintain at least a 2.0 throughout the year. A = 4.0, B=3.0, C=2.0, D=1.0, F=0 Any cheerleader who does not have at least a 2.0 at any grading period (there are 8 throughout the year) CANNOT PARTICIPATE UNTIL THE NEXT GRADING PERIOD!!!!! NO EXCEPTIONS
SCHEDULE Schedules for each season will be posted on www.nphscheer.com before the season begins. www.nphscheer.com See the calendar/weekly schedule for any additions/changes as these will be constantly updated. YOU are responsible for keeping track of the schedule and keeping all the dates in your calendar! IF IT IS ON THE WEBSITE…YOU ARE EXPECTED TO KNOW IT!!!
SCHEDULE Sometimes announcements may be posted on the cheer Facebook group/Twitter page as well… “friend” NPHS Cheer and join the group! Google Calendar! Go to settings – Mail, Contacts, Calendars, “Add Account”, “Google” Email : firstname.lastname@example.org@gmail.com Password : panthers! If you already have a gmail account synced…. Type this into your web browser: www.google.com/calendar/iphoneselect Select the nphscheer calendar!
SCHEDULE – SPRING Ice Cream Social: Monday, May 12 th 3:30pm – 4:30pm NPHS Cafeteria Spring Practice: Wednesday May 14 th – Wednesday, June 4 th Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30pm – 4:30pm NPHS GAR/Field Mandatory Uniform Fitting: Monday, May 19 th Location TBD 2:15pm – Varsity, 2:40 – JV, 3:25 – Freshmen
SCHEDULE – SUMMER Cheers will be posted on the website. You are expected to know all of these by the first day of practice in July Mandatory Car Wash Fundraiser: Saturday, June 28 th Summer Practice #1: Tuesday, July 8 th – Friday, August 1 st Tuesday – Friday, 8am – 10am Summer Youth Camp: Tuesday, July 22 nd – Friday, July 25 th USA Summer Camp: Saturday, August 2 nd –Tuesday, August 5 th Summer Practice #2: Wednesday, August 6 th – Friday, August 15 th Tuesday – Friday, 8am – 10am Mandatory Car Wash Fundraiser: Saturday, August 16 th
SCHEDULE – DURING THE YEAR Practice on Monday - Thursday 2:15 -3:30 during football season, may change during winter and spring ATTENDENCE IS REQUIRED Games All football games (home and away) Freshmen – Thursday @5pm Varsity/JV – Friday @ 4pm and 7pm Girls and Boys home basketball games (winter) Boys Lacrosse, Volleyball, Baseball, and sometimes girls lacrosse in Spring
SCHEDULE – DURING THE YEAR Other Ambassador duties (such as Freshman Orientation, Back to School Night, etc. ) Spirit events, Rallies!
PRACTICE… You MUST be dressed out for practice. This means: Appropriate clothing Hair UP Correct shoes If you are not dressed correctly, your grade will be reduced =(
EXPECTATIONS: APPEARANCE Hair should be pulled back for every cheer event. YOU SHOULD NOT LOOK LIKE YOU ROLLED OUT OF BED. No jewelry of ANY type Nails should be NUDE or CLEAR unless the squad decides to paint them all another color (such as black and yellow) No Acrylics (this is a stunting safety issue ladies…) No pink hair in uniform
EXPECTATIONS: BEHAVIOR Foul language while in uniform will not be tolerated, ever. Cheerleaders are expected to act responsibly anytime in cheer clothing (on/off campus) “On time is late” Please always arrive early!! Dress appropriately for practice (safe shoes are a MUST )
EXPECTATIONS: BEHAVIOR ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS act kind toward other students AND other schools This includes social networks (please think before you post items on facebook/twitter/ instagram)
WE ARE SO EXCITED FOR AN AWESOME YEAR WITH YOU GIRLS!