Here is a calendar of our games and practices in November and December
Unless you hear otherwise, please plan on practicing every Monday right after school.
"v." means home games
"@" means away
We ride the team bus to away games, I will try to post departure times on my board in the Art Room, but try to listen for them in the announcements too.
We need someone to volunteer to bring treats or candy for each home game.
Pep Rallies are only on Fridays when there are home games, we don't have any until January.
I'll send you a January calendar next month, it has a lot of Western Valley Conference Tournament games that are still "TBA" as far as their times and locations.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Monday, October 31, 2011
Tryout Practice Mon Nov 14th and 15th.
If there are enough candidates to hold tryouts, they will be held Wed Nov 16th.
Please see Coach Mallory in Room 219 paperwork.
1) the average of 3 teacher-recommendation forms
2) the Cheer candidate's GPA,
3) the average of the candidate's scores from judges at an actual tryout.
Please read the Tryout Outline to see what to expect
Final selection is at the discretion of the coach. IHSAA, IGHSAU, and ICCA rules all permit only 6 cheerleaders and one mascot on the court.
Candidates won't be permitted to tryout or to cheer without turning in the following:
There are rumors that people saw Boyer Valley Cheerleading uniforms used as Halloween costumes last night in Dunlap.
I guess I needed to have made our policy clear to you ahead of time. Our uniforms are uniforms, not costumes.
For future reference: No one should wear your uniform but you and you should never wear your uniform unless it is a Varsity game day and you will be cheering that night of participating at a pep-rally or if you will be representing the school at a school function (Homecoming parade, the "Senior Prom" at the Care Center, Rock-in-Prevention assembly, or some other school-sanctioned charitable event).
I don't know for sure that anyone did actually go trick-or-treating in a uniform, and if so who, so there won't be any consequences this time- but please keep this policy in mind from now on.
Consequences could include at least a one-game suspension or if it's believed that the violation was blatant, removal from squad.
Also, I consider poms to be part of your uniform. You are responsible for not losing them, so I'd prefer that they not be loaned out to any non-cheerleaders. I haven't said anything at football games, but they are more likely to be thrown, lost, damaged, or fought-over during basketball games- so please do not let crowd members play with them. Keep them with you at all times. Thank You
Monday, October 17, 2011
So you don't think you're the "Cheerleading Type?"
For people who don't think they want to come out for Cheer- I want you to think, if more people like you (whatever that means) would come out for Cheer, there might not be so many people who aren't like you on Cheer.For those of you who are already cheerleaders, I want you to make sure that you are breaking other people's misconceptions, not contributing to their prejudices. Cheerleading gives kids confidence, poise and a positive attitude. Like a lot of school sports, it helps them develop cooperation, initiative, self-control, self-respect, and lots of other skills.If you've never cheered before, don't let your assumptions about cheerleading keep you from trying out for basketball cheer. If you're already cheering- remember, you are a leader, make sure you act like one.
If there's nothing else that I want to pound into kids heads, its that you can make life better by making it better for someone else. Call it a philosophy, a psychology, a theology, a pedagogy, or whatever you like- I like it and have been trying to share it for the last 19 years of coaching.
Think I'm naive? Maybe, so try it and find out. I bet that if for one week, you stop worrying about getting what you want or proving that you're right and spend more energy encouraging others and trying to stay positive, no matter how difficult- you're going to enjoy life a lot more. Life still won't be perfect, but it will be just a little easier to trudge through and you'll feel like you made a difference. Try it. I DARE you!
Will there still be mean people that call you names? Sure, this is high school after all, but believe it or not, you do have some control over your reputation.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Friday, August 19, 2011
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Monday, July 18, 2011
Date Opponent Location Time
- AUG 19 River Valley, Correctionville HS Home 7:00pm
- AUG 26 The Whiting Warriors Home 7:00pm
- SEP 02 The Kingsley Pierson PanthersAway 7:00pm
- SEP 09 The East Greene HawksHome 7:00pm
- SEP 16 The ArWeVa RocketsAway 7:00pm
- SEP 23 The Coon Rapids- Bayard CrusadersAway 7:00pm
- SEP 30 The Charter Oak-Ute BobcatsHome 7:00pm ~Homecoming? (not sure yet)
- OCT 07 The Glidden-Ralston WildcatsAway 7:00pm
- OCT 14 The Woodbine TigersHome 7:00pm ~Senior/Parent Night
Saturday, June 25, 2011
Thursday, May 19, 2011
“You can't lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.”
~John Peers, American businessman
I realize that our first game and first pep-rallies are a long way off in Aug/Sept but when I saw this quote, I just had to share it with you cheerleaders.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
- Cammey Hast and
- Kayla Sternberg
- Emmie Elizabeth Wood
- and Quincy Baker and
- Jennifer Zehner and
- Ally Kahl
Friday, May 13, 2011
What You Get out of it: Cheerleaders gain confidence, poise, and leadership. These last a lifetime!
What You Do For Your School: Cheerleading promotes school spirit, pride, enthusiasm, identity, community and sportsmanship for the whole school.
If you don't like the stereotypes of cheerleaders- go out for cheer yourself, or encourage someone to who won't be just another stereotype!
So you say you're worried about grades- You're probably going to the game every Friday night ANYWAY, why not cheer while you're at it? Either I, or your squad-mates can help tutor you if you need it.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Art | Yearbook | Cheerleading | Newsletter | Web Coordinator
Thursday, May 05, 2011
Wednesday, May 04, 2011
May 31- 9:30-11:30am
June 1- 9:30-11:30am
June 2- 9:30-11:30am
Let me know if you think it might work for you. Meanwhile, I'll keep you posted as to whether I have 12 candidates or just 6 (in which case, tryouts would be waived).
Friday, April 29, 2011
Cheer & Drill share track concessions. Most years we have 5 home meets and make a bundle of money. This year we only had 3. One got cancelled due to rain.
Cheer & Drill Squad members who are on Track were all scheduled to work the last meet, Monday May 9 because it's a Boy's Meet. Now, one of their rained-out meets is being rescheduled for that Monday.
I understand that Drill parents want to grill burgers and brats at the meet for a fundraiser. A girl just told me that no one on Drill can work concessions for that meet because their parents want them to sell burgers and brats. Won't that be taking money away from their own fundraiser by competing with the concessions stand for customers?
Many of the cheerleaders were also on Drill or are also on Track. Especially since this year we had 3 cheerleaders transfer to different schools this year and 2 more quit- I'll be lucky if I can have only one or two people able to work.
I hope that Coach Heese could please spare as many of her athletes as possible.
Drill Squad members still need to work at the concession stand because it is their fundraiser. It's none of my business if Drill parents want another fundraiser at the same time, but the Squad members are already previously committed to work the original one.
|Cheer & Drill Track Concessions 2011|
|Thr Apr 7- Girls Invite||Tue Apr 19- JrHi Invite||Mon May 9- Boy's Invite|
|Christian Leisinger||Christian Leisinger||Makayla Carter|
|Kayla Sternberg||Kayla Sternberg||Samantha Bonham|
|Cammey Hast||Kaitlyn Bonsall||Shannon Zehner|
|Natalie Lapke||Kelsey Muff||Holly Brock|
|Maddie McDonough||Cammey Hast||Melissa Kroll|
|Rachel Coenen||Tiffany Melby||Katie Cogdill|
|Megan Behrendt||Renea Siemer||Victoria Kirk|
|Jasmine Rielly||Ashley Thompson||Lexi Seuntjens|
|Each Cheer and Drill squad member must work at least one track meet. If you have a conflict, it is your responsibility to work it out with your track or golf coaches, parents or employers. Please make sure that you inform Mr. Mallory of any trades or substitutions.|
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Friday, April 01, 2011
Monday, March 28, 2011