Sunday, September 30, 2012

Weekly Newsletter: October 2012, Vol 1

Photo of the Week ...

The 3-5G Cheer Squad having a blast
at the Jr Lancers vs Oconomowoc Coonies
on Saturday, September 29h.

Coming up this week ...

Monday, October 1st
  • Cheer Practice
    • White Team: 5:30 - 7pm.  Mat Duty:  Regner & Crow (please arrive by 5:20pm)
    • Mara's Stunt Group: 6:30 - 7pm (Mara, Agathe, Brooke, Melanie & Julianne)
    • Blue Team: 7 - 8:30pm.  Mat Duty:  Randall & Retzlaff
    • Remember to bring your poms to practice if you use them in choreography!
  • Blue Team Catalog Fundraiser Deadline
    • Please submit ONE check payable to JLC for your entire order.

Tuesday, October 2nd
  • Beginner Team Tumbling at Heat Athletics
    • 5:30 - 6:30pm
  • Stunt Group Practice
    • 7 - 8pm at Swanson Elementary
    • This practice is only for Blue Team stunt groups choreographed with extensions for the 1st music portion of choreography (Ana, Mimi & Victoria's stunt groups)

Wednesday, October 3rd
  • Cheer Practice
    • White Team:  5:30 - 7pm.  Mat Duty:  Gagliano & Regner
    • Blue Team: 7 - 8:30pm.  Mat Duty:  Romant & Shah
    • Remember to bring your poms to practice if you use them in choreography!
  • Blue Team Tumbling Class (Fall Session, Class 2 of 6)
    • 5:30 - 6:30pm.  
    • Class is FULL!

Thursday, October 4th
  • WHMS Staff Appreciation Day
    • JLC will sponsor a WHMS staff appreciation day on the first Thursday of each month for the 2012-2013 cheer season in appreciation for the support we receive from WHMS in our cheerleading endeavours.  
    • All team members are asked to bring a treat (that serves 12) that will be placed into the teacher's lounge and custodian's lunchroom for all staff to enjoy.
    • Treats can include cookies, brownies, cupcakes, homemade breads, fruit, bagels, etc.; baked goods should already be cut into smaller portions; and labeled with what the treat is. Please be sure to indicate whether or not your treat contains peanuts or tree nuts.  Please bring treats in a disposable container.
    • New this year, bring your treat to practice on Wednesday night.  A refrigerator is available for perishable treats.

Saturday, October 6th
  • Jr Lancer Football @ BCHS
    • 8th Grade:  No game today
    • 7th Grade:  8:30am arrival time, vs Germantown Hawks
    • 6th Grade:  10am arrival time, vs Sussex Jayhawks
    • 3rd - 5th Grade:  11:30am arrival time, vs Sussex Jayhawks
  • Blue Team Fundraising
    • 4 - 6pm at the Boston Store, Brookfield Square
    • Bridget, Eva, Mara, Melanie, Mimi are confirmed - we can accept up to 1 more athlete!
    • Full JLC uniform, no poms are needed.

Important Announcements ...

Competition Waivers
  • Competition waivers for our November competitions will be distributed at practice this Monday.  Please complete each waiver in its entirety and return to practice no later than October 10th.

Choreography Tune-Up
  • We have tentatively scheduled a choreography tune-up on the following dates and times:
    • Tuesday, October 16th, Blue - 7:30 - 9pm
    • Tuesday, October 16th, White: 6 - 7:30pm
  • Attendance is crucial at this event!  The White team will be learning their final dance and ending pyramid at the tune-up, and the Blue team will have final touches added.  Please make every effort to have your athlete present!
  • We WILL have our regular cheer practice on Monday, October 15th and Wednesday, October 17th!

Competition Carbo Crams
  • Thank you to all that have offered to host carbo crams!  The updated list is as follows - we are still in need of hosts for a few carbo crams.  Contact Coach if you're interested!
    • Blue Team
      • November 10th - hosted by Mimi
      • November 16th - hosted by Lindsey
      • December 15th - hosted by Jensen
      • January 4th - hosted by Eva
      • February 1st - hosted by Bridget
      • February 8th - hosted by Emma
      • March 2nd - hosted by Agathe
    • White Team
      • November 16th - hosted by Ainsley T
      • January 4th - hosted by Elizabeth
      • February 1st - hosted by Kenzie
      • February 8th - host needed

Upcoming Events ...

Thursday, October 4th
WHMS Staff Appreciation Day

Monday, October 8th
No Practice due to WHMS Parent/Teacher Conferences

Tuesday, October 16th
Choreography Tune-Up

Sunday, November 11th
Warrior Challenge - Blue Team Only

Saturday, November 17th
Indian Invite - All Teams

Quote of the Week

"It's not the will to win that matters - everyone has that.  It's the will to prepare to win that matters." ~ Paul "Bear" Bryant