Sunday, March 30, 2014

Weekly Newsletter: April 2014, Vol 1

Coming Up This Week  

Thursday, April 3rd
  • No Spring Team Tumbling this week!
    • This was not a regularly scheduled tumbling class for our Spring I session, so there will be no refunds or makeups.

Friday, April 4th
  • 2013-14 Team Panoramic Photo Orders Due!
    • $30 each, add $12 for mounting.
    • Checks payable to Empire Photography.
    • Mail payments to JLC, PO Box 1026, Brookfield, WI 53008.  Your order and payment must be received on April 4th, so please drop in the mail by April 2nd!
2013-14 Sapphire
2013-14 Titanium

Important Announcements 

Summer Tumbling Survey
  • If you have not already done so, please complete our summer tumbling survey found here.
  • The survey will close on Tuesday, April 1st - no foolin'!

Upcoming Events 

2014-15 Parent Informational Meeting
  • Thursday, May 8th at 7pm at Wisconsin Hills Middle School.
  • Interested athletes and parents will have an opportunity to meet our coaching staff and to discover all that our program offers to the youth of Elmbrook School District.
  • New this season - uniform rentals are included in our tuition fees for all athletes!  We also have a brand new uniform for the 14-15 cheer season!
  • Uniforms will be fitted at this meeting - please bring your cheerleader with you!
  • We will also kick off two popular fundraisers at this event to help you with your tuition fees - a Thirty-One fundraiser and a Scentsy fundraiser!
  • Receive a FREE hoodie ($40 value, new 2014-15 design) when you register by June 1st!

2014-15 Competitive Team Try-Outs
  • Try-outs for incoming 6th grade and older athletes will be held the week of May 19th.
  • We will host a 3 day try-out clinic from 6 - 7:30pm on May 19th, 20th, and 21st.  Interested athletes must attend at least one clinic, but attending all three clinics is highly encouraged.  There is no fee to try-out for a JLC competitive team.  You will learn a specific cheer and dance to perform during try-outs, as well as receive instruction on motions, jumps and stunting.
  • Try-outs will be held on May 22nd.   Try-outs are closed, and athletes will try out in small groups of 4 - 5 athletes.  
  • Results will be posted on the JLC website on Friday, May 23rd at 6pm.  Final scores are not shared, however judges comments are available upon request.

UCA Day Camp @ Badger High School
  • All 2014-15 registered cheerleaders 3rd grade and older are invited to attend a UCA Cheer Camp at Badger High School in Lake Geneva on Saturday, June 7th.
  • Cheerleaders will get a head start on their season and learn their football halftime cheer and dance at camp!  We hope you can make it!

    Mandatory Competitive Team Stunt Camp
    • All 2014-15 competitive team members will be required to attend a mandatory stunt camp on July 7 - 10th.  
    • We will form carpools to share the rides each day.
    • More information will be shared at our parent information meeting on May 8th.

    Save the Date - Annual Team Bonding at Six Flags Great America!
    • Friday, June 27th
    • We will need drivers and chaperones (athletes 5th grade and younger will need a chaperone with them at all times at the park).
    • More details will be forthcoming in early June.

      Quote of the Week …

      "Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy." ~ Thich Nhat Hanh