Saturday, December 8, 2012

Weekly Newsletter: December 2012, Vol 2


Photo of the week ...

In one word, each JLC Blue Team member shared why they became a cheerleader.

Coming up this week ...

Monday, December 10th
  • Cheer Practice
    • White Team:  5:30 - 7pm.  Mat Duty: Brath & Orgeman
    • Blue Team: 7 - 8:30pm.  THIS PRACTICE IS MANDATORY FOR ALL BLUE TEAM MEMBERS TO ATTEND!  Mat Duty: Hensel & Lampkin
  • Blue Team Tumbling
    • 5:30 - 6:30pm

Tuesday, December 11th
  • JLC Beginner Team Tumbling at Heat Athletics - NEW WINTER SESSION!
    • 5:30 - 6:30pm

Wednesday, December 12th
  • Cheer Practice
    • White Team: 5:30 - 7pm.  Mat Duty: Ruedt & Gagliano
    • Blue Team: 7 - 8:30pm.  THIS PRACTICE IS MANDATORY FOR ALL BLUE TEAM MEMBERS TO ATTEND!  Mat Duty: Mulcahy & Olier
    • ALL TEAM MEMBERS: Please bring 2 dozen cookies that will be arranged into cookie platters for the WHMS Custodial Staff & Faculty in appreciation of their support of JLC this season.

Friday, December 14th
  • Blue Team Supplemental Stunt Practice
    • 7 - 8pm at Swanson
    • Ana, Meghan & Victoria's groups only 

Saturday, December 15th
  • Blue Team Carbo Cram
    • 4:30 - 6pm
    • Jensen's house in Oconomowoc
    • Carpools are being formed, email Coach if you are able to drop off (in exchange from someone picking up or vice versa)

Sunday, December 16th
  • Cardinal Challenge - Blue Team Only
    • Sun Prairie High School, 888 Grove Street, Sun Prairie, WI.  Please note that the drive is approximately 1 hour from Brookfield, so please plan accordingly!
    • Arrival time is TBD.  Please hold 8am - 5pm until otherwise notified.  
    • All athletes to arrive fully dressed from head to toe!  Bring poms!

    Important Announcements ...


    WHMS Holiday Appreciation
    • All team members are requested to bring 2 dozen cookies to practice on Wednesday, December 12th.
    • The cookies will be arranged into cookie platters and given to the WHMS custodial staff & faculty in appreciation of their support of Junior Lancer Cheer and allowing us to use their facilities for our practices.

    Team Holiday Party
    • Our team holiday parties will be held on Monday, December 17th (UPDATED DATE for the Blue Team) during the final 30 minutes of practice.
    • We are looking for the following food donations by team.  If you're able to contribute, please email me - I will confirm your contribution in my reply.
      • White:  12 cupcakes (Taipala family), salty snacks (Hansen & Uhrle family), 2 doz cookies (Konzal & Orgeman family), 12 juice boxes (Regner family), cut-up fruit/fruit salad for 12 (Gagliano family), paper goods for 12 (Hansen family).
      • Blue:  24 cupcakes (Price family), salty snacks (Rebancos, Shah & Uhrle families), 2 doz cookies (Cadd & Van Haren family, 12 juice boxes (Dollhopf & Washington family), cut-up fruit/fruit salad for 12 (Shadrick family + 1 family), paper goods for 12 (Blankenburg family)
    • We will once again host a team gift exchange at the party.  The gift exchange is voluntary, and not mandatory to participate.  If you'd like to participate, please purchase an age appropriate gift with a $10 value, and bring it wrapped to the party.  Where possible, please try to include a gift receipt with the gift, particularly if it's clothes, so the recipient can exchange it if needed.  I know it's hard to keep "happy secrets", but please tell your team member not to share what her gift is, so it's truly a surprise at the party :)

    Upcoming Events ...


    Sunday, December 16th
    Cardinal Challenge - Blue Team Only

    Monday, December 17th
    Blue & White Team Holiday Parties

    Monday December 24th
    No Cheer Practice or Blue Team Tumbling

    Wednesday, December 26th
    No Cheer Practice

    Monday, December 31st
    No Cheer Practice or Blue Team Tumbling

    Sunday, January 6th
    Bring on the Heat Cheer Competition


    Quote of the Week

    "Do you know what my favorite part of the game is?  The opportunity to play." ~ Mike Singletary