Sunday, April 6, 2014

Weekly Newsletter: April 2014, Vol 2

Coming Up This Week  

Thursday, April 10th
  • Spring Tumbling: Session I, Class 3 of 4
    • All ages & grade levels to arrive at 6:15pm.
    • All hands on deck to set up the 9 practice mats.  Mats will be located in the hallway.
    • Veteran cheerleaders to roll up and move mats to the gym after practice.

Important Announcements 

Mandatory Competitive Team Stunt Camp - New Dates!
  • CONFIRMED DATES!  Tuesday, July 8th - Friday, July 11th from 1 - 4pm each day.
  • Mandatory for all 2014-15 competition team members to attend.
  • We will form carpools to share the rides each day.
  • More information will be shared at our parent information meeting on May 8th.

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 on May 19th from 7 - 8:30pm, and May 20th and 21st from 6 - 7:30pm.  Interested athletes must attend at least one clinic, but attending all three clinics is highly encouraged.  You will learn a specific chant, cheer and dance to perform during try-outs, as well as receive instruction on motions, jumps and stunting.
  • There is no fee to try-out for a JLC competitive team.  Please be aware that all competitive team members are required to also be an active member of a spirit squad.
  • Try-outs will be held on May 22nd.   Try-outs are closed, and athletes will try out in pairs.  Athletes will be permitted to select a friend to try-out with.
  • Results will be posted on the JLC website on Friday, May 23rd at 8pm.  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!

    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 …

      "To keep our faces toward chance and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable."  ~ Helen Keller