Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Winter Season Tryout Meeting

2014-15 Winter Tryout Meeting will be:

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
7:00 PM
Eggert Road Elementary School, Cafeteria

We will discuss
• 7/8 Grade Selective Classification process
• Physicals and required paperwork
• Tryout expectations and requirements
• Winter practice, game, and competition schedule
• Program rules and guidelines
• Expenses and fundraisers

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

ATTENTION: All 7th and 8th Graders!!

At this time, we are allowing 7th and 8th graders to try out for JV ONLY. Orchard Park High School requires that you pass the New York State Selective Classification Testing in order to be eligible to try out for a JV team. You must pass the physical test at the middle school on October 22, 2014. Here are the steps to participate:

1. Turn in the Selective Classification Permission slip to the Athletic Department by OCTOBER 17. You can download the form here: http://www.opschools.org/files/9036/selection%20classification%20parent%20permission%20form.pdf

2. Attend the Middle School winter physical session on Tuesday, OCTOBER 21 from 2:30-3:30 in the middle school nurse's office

3. Complete Selective Classification testing on Thursday, OCTOBER 23 at 2:45pm in the Middle School Aux Gym. If you did not turn in a permission slip and valid physical you may not participate. You must meed the criteria for Girls JV Gymnastics (see below). 


**If you do not pass any part of the test on 10/23, you may re-test on  Thursday, OCTOBER 30 at 2:45.

4. The list of qualified athletes will be sent to the coaches one week before tryouts.

After you have successfully completed the testing, plan to attend Winter Season tryouts on November 11 at 5:30pm at Eggert Road Elementary. Details to follow!!

Good Luck!!

--Coach Lauren, OP JV Cheer

Monday, September 22, 2014

JV Schedule Changes

Effective the week of Homecoming only, JV will practice the following days:

Monday: Tumbling
Tuesday: OFF
Wednesday: 4-7:30 (4-5:30 float decorating, 5:30-7:30 pep rally preparation)
Thursday: Practice 4-6:30 EGGERT, NO GAME
Friday: Pep Rally, Meet at 4pm in high school wrestling room
Saturday: Parade, Carnival, Varsity game. Meet at OPMS at 8:30am.  

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Homecoming weekend timeline

Pep Rally: Friday September 26: 6-7 PM. in the gym (high school students only) 
·        JV and Varsity Cheerleaders

Powder Puff: Friday September 26: 7:15-9:30 PM. at the stadium. 
·        Tickets will be sold at the gate and in the high school before and after school and during lunch periods for a discounted cost….BUY EARLY and save! 

Homecoming Parade: Saturday September 27: 10-10:30 AM. 
·        Everyone is welcomed to walk or be in the parade. Contact the high school if you have a group you'd like to involve!

Homecoming Carnival: Saturday September 27:10:30 AM -1 PM 
·        Free for everyone, all ages welcomed. 
·        In the Athletic field parking lot. 
·        Carnival games: Prizes for all, Free popcorn and cotton candy. 
·        Bounce house, obstacle course, Mechanical Bull, Berry go Round and Ferris Wheel
·        Face painting, tattoos, and more.

Varsity Football Game: Saturday September 27 : 1:00 PM kickoff
• JV cheerleaders must stay until halftime and remain in full uniform

Friday, September 5, 2014

Varsity Game Rescheduled

Tonight's Varsity game against Frontier has been postponed until TOMORROW, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 6, 6pm at FRONTIER. We will meet at OPHS for the bus at 5pm. The game will resume with approx 7:00 left in the second quarter and Quakers will attempt the extra point! The score is currently 27-0 OP

See you all tomorrow!

Monday, September 1, 2014

JV Parent Meeting

There will be a mandatory parent meeting on September 4, 2014 at 6pm following practice at Eggert Elementary. We will discuss team expectations and guidelines for the season. The meeting should last about 20 minutes! See you then!