Sunday, May 4, 2014

Weekly Newsletter: May 2014, Vol 1

Coming Up This Week  

Thursday, May 8th
  • 2014-15 Registration Fair
    • Wisconsin Hills Middle School Cafeteria - 7pm
    • Families will have an opportunity to meet our coaching staff and to discover all that our program offers to the youth of the Elmbrook School District.
    • Athletes will also be fitted for their new Lancer Cheerleading uniform (new design for 2014-15!)
    • 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.
    • All athletes that register by June 1st will receive a free hoodie ($40 value) and free camp registration & transportation ($50 value).
  • Spring Team Tumbling, Session II, Class 2 of 5
    • Elementary - 6:15 - 7:30pm
      • Please arrive 15 minutes early to help set up the mats.
    • Middle School  - 7:15 - 8:45pm
      • Please arrive 15 minutes early to warm-up and stretch.
      • All athletes to help put the mats away.

2014-15 Season Information 

2014-15 Season Registration
  • Registration opens Thursday, May 8th and runs through June 15th.
  • Visit our Registration page for more details!
  • Receive a FREE hoodie ($40 value, new 2014-15 design) when you register by June 1st!

2014-15 Competitive Team Tryouts
  • Try-outs for incoming 6th grade and older athletes will be held the week of May 19th.  
  • We will host a 3 day tryout clinic on May 19th, May 20th and 21st from 6 - 8pm each night.  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.
  • Tryouts will be held on May 22nd.   Tryouts are closed, and athletes will try out in small groups of 2 - 3.  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.  
  • Camp fees and transportation are FREE if you register by June 1st!
  • 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 - New 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.

Confirmed Choreography Dates!
  • Tuesday, August 12th, Wednesday, August 13th & Thursday, August 14th!  
  • Mandatory for all 2014-15 competition team members to attend all choreography days in their entirety.  
  • Exact time and location are TBD.  More details will be shared as soon as they are confirmed.

Important Announcements 

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 …

    "Limitations only live in our minds.  But if we use our imaginations, possibilities become limitless." ~ Jamie Paolinetti