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Sunday, July 7, 2013

Weekly Newsletter: July 2013, Vol 2


Photo of the week ...


Happy Lancers getting ready to perform in the City of Brookfield's Independence Day Parade.
It was a gorgeous day for a parade!  Thank you all for coming out!


Coming up this week ... 

Monday, July 8th
  • Cheer Practice
    • Wirth Park - grassy area near the large lodge and pool entrance
      • K - 4th Grade: 5:30 - 6:30pm
      • 5th - 8th Grade: 6:00 - 7:00pm
      • Titanium: 7:00 - 7 :30pm
      • All team members to wear a BLACK shirt and any color shorts.
  • Six Flags Ticket Orders DUE!
    • All ticket orders and payments for our team outing to Six Flags on Friday, July 12th are due today!  If you miss this deadline, you will need to purchase the ticket on your own.

Wednesday, July 10th
  • Titanium Stunting Class (Invitation Only)
    • 7 - 8pm at Heat Athletics
    • Wear a GREEN shirt and any color shorts.

Thursday, July 11th
  • Cheer Practice
    • Wirth Park - grassy area near the large lodge and pool entrance
      • K - 4th Grade: 5:30- 6:30pm
      • 5th - 8th Grade: 6:00 - 7:00pm
      • Titanium: 7:00 - 7 :30pm
      • All team members to wear a BLUE shirt and any color shorts.

Friday, July 12th
  • Summer Team Tumbling
    • NO TEAM TUMBLING TODAY!
  • Team Outing to Six Flags
    • Our carpools are FULL, and riders have been sent an email confirming their carpool.  If you did not receive an email, and/or if you are RSVPing for Six Flags from this point forward, you  must provide your own transportation.

Saturday, July 13th
  • Cheer Clinic Opportunity at Oconomowoc High School
    • Download the registration form here.  To ensure your registration is received on time - each family is responsible for mailing their registration in on their own - do not send it to Coach at practice!
    • This is an optional opportunity - it's always great to get out and support other cheer programs and make new friends!

Birthdays this week ...
  • July 11th ~ Happy Birthday Yasi!

Important Announcements ...

Choreography Dates - CONFIRMED!
  • All team choreography will take place at Heat Athletics in Sussex.  While there is a parent waiting area, the gym will be closed to viewing.  
  • Choreography is split into three sessions, and attendance is mandatory at each session.
  • It is extremely important that each and every team member attend choreography.  They will be learning their specific role in choreography, and if they aren't there, there is no one there to learn their role.  Their stunt group will also suffer because they will be short a team member, and be unable to learn their stunts.
  • All top girls must wear their cheer shoes at choreography.
  • All team members should plan to arrive 10 minutes early!  Please bring a water bottle and a light, easy to eat snack (think 5 minutes or less).
  • Sapphire (Grades 2 - 5)
    • Sunday, July 14th: 10am - 2pm
      • Wear a HOT PINK t-shirt and black shorts!
    • Monday, July 15th:  9am - Noon
      • Wear a ROYAL BLUE t-shirt and black shorts!
    • Tuesday, July 16th:  9am - Noon
      • Wear your white spirit wear t-shirt and black shorts!
  • Titanium (Grades 6 - 8)
    • Sunday, July 14th:  3 - 7pm
      • Wear a HOT PINK t-shirt and black shorts!
    • Monday, July 15th:  1 - 4pm
      • Wear a NEON YELLOW t-shirt and WHITE shorts!
    • Tuesday, July 16th:  1 - 4pm
      • Wear your white spirit wear  t-shirt and RED shorts!
  • Please feel free to utilize the competition team rosters to facilitate carpools for choreography.

Season Calendar Updated!
  • Please be sure to cross-reference the JLC calendar with your home/family calendars.  
  • Additional practice dates have been added for Titanium in the week leading up to UCA Regionals in early December.
  • Practice dates during winter break have been added for all teams in late December.
  • Practice dates have been added for all teams in the week leading up to the Brookfield Blast in late January.
  • Please remember that practices in the two weeks leading up to a competition are mandatory for all team members to attend.  An absence in the two weeks leading up to a competition will result in that team member being pulled from the competition.

New Uniform Fittings
  • New uniforms will be fitted on Monday, July 15th from noon - 1pm at Heat Athletics.
  • Payment is due in full at the time of your order.  Shells are $115, skirts are $70, and bodyliners are $45.  Boy cut briefs can also be purchased for $15.
  • No appointment is necessary - Sapphire team members will stay after their choroegraphy and Titanium members arrive early for your choreography.
  • Uniforms are custom made and will take 6 - 8 weeks to arrive.  All uniforms are shipped to Coach's house and will be distributed at practice once your complete order has arrived.

JLC Car Decals and Baseball Caps
  • We have a limited number of JLC car decals and baseball caps for sale for $5 each.
  • Contact Coach if you'd like to purchase one!

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Quote of the Week ...

"The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow.  For every challenge encountered there is the opportunity for growth." ~ Author Unknown