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Winter Tryout Meeting

Any girls 7-12 grade interested in trying out for our Winter Season should plan to attend an informational meeting Tuesday October 13 at 7:30 at Orchard Park Middle School! We hand out the required forms and paper work and discuss the expectations for the season! 

Orchard Park Athletics Winter 2015 Season Timeline and Due Dates

Frid ay  10 / 1 6 /1 5  –   Athletic Placement Process  Parent Permission (APP  PP) forms are due  in Athletic Office .    ( ONLY FOR 7 TH  AND 8 TH  GRADE STUDENTS WHO ARE LOOKING TO PLAY A HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL SPORT ) Fri day   10 / 16 /1 5   –  HS  sports  physicals  from 2:00-2:30pm in  HS Health Office . Tuesday, 10/20/15 –  MS sports physicals (A PHYSICAL IS VALID FOR ONE CALENDAR YR.)  -  and  MS Athletic Placement Process (APP) Physical Maturity Exams from 2:30-3:00pm in  MS Health Office .    **If students  do not submit a n   APP Parent Permission  form by  10/16   and   pass the APP Physical Maturity Exam  on  10/20 ,  they may not participate in testing .** Thursday  10/22 /1 5   –   Athletic Placement Process Physical   Fitness  testing at  2:30pm in MS Aux Gym .    If students did not submit a n   APP  P arent  P ermission  form by  10/16   and   pass the  APP   Physical Maturity Exam  on  10/20 , they may not participate in testing. Tu esday  10/27/ 15  

Spirit Week and Homecoming!

Spirit Week begins Monday 9/14 - Friday 9/18 All cheerleaders are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to dress up and participate in ALL homecoming events! Pep Rally - High School students only, 6pm High School gym Cheerleaders will meet at 5pm. Parade -  St Mark's Episcopal Church on 20A. Cheerleaders will meet 8:30 AM to decorate the float. Carnival - 10:30-1:00 PM HS Athletic Field. Open to the public and free admission! Cheerleaders will work various games and activities throughout the morning! Homecoming Football Game - OP vs Bennett HS kick opp at 1:00 PM. JV cheerleaders will be required to attend the game until the completion of halftime and remain in full uniform.  


CONGRATULATIONS!  See you tomorrow 7-9am at OPMS!  3 4 6 7 8 9 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 19 If you do not see your number, please understand that making cuts is never an easy process. We HIGHLY encourage you to continue training and come back for our Winter/Competitive season tryout in November!


TRYOUTS 8/17-18 ORCHARD PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL VARSITY: Must wear a white tank top or fitted t-shirt and black or maroon shorts DAY ONE JV: Must wear a white tank top or fitted t-shirt and black or maroon shorts DAY TWO REQUIREMENTS: JV VARSITY TOE TOUCH, FRONT HURDLER, PIKE 3 ELITE JUMP COMBO TO SBHS STRONG CHEER AND VOICE TECHNIQUE EXCEPTIONAL CHEER TECHNIQUE AND PROJECTION TWO LEGGED EXTENDED STUNTS, BASIC DISMOUNTS ONE LEGGED EXTENDED ADVANCED/ELITE STUNTS, ADVANCED DISMOUNTS WORKING TOWARDS BHS STANDING BHS AND/OR RUNNING BHS You will also be judged on attitude, expression, voice, genuine spirit, and potential. *Athletes will be selected based on the needs of the program. MONDAY, DAY ONE 8-12pm 8:00     Learn tryout cheer, review proper jump technique, and allow time for tumbling. 10:30   JV DISMISSED. VARSITY ONLY JUDGES PANEL TRYOUT!  You are free to leave

Car wash!

Anyone planning on trying out should make an effort to attend our car washes! Please bring car wash supplies and old towels! Spread the word and help us find our amazing season!  August car wash: 8/15

Interested in making Varsity Cheer?!

For any 11th or 12th grader interested in trying out for Varsity Cheer: Starting Wednesday July 8th We will be holding VARSITY only practices at the HS track from 6-7:30.  It is an expectation that if you want to be a part of the program and on the team you make an effort to come to practice every Wednesday for an hour and a half.  You will be expected to tryout for Varsity with "Elite" skills, it is to your benefit to come to open workouts this summer and learn what these new skills are!! Can't wait to see you all there!!

New coaching staff

Beginning Fall 2015, your coaches will be.... JV: Head Coach: Lauren, Assistant Coach  Jill  Varsity: Head Coach: Jill, Assistant Coach Lauren  Program Assistant: Dee Dee   Jilly and LoLo are back together and stronger than ever!  That's right, double the pleasure, double the fun at each and every practice! Each team will ALWAYS have two coaches present as a way to increase our productivity, skill level, and programs unity!  See you at open workouts

CanAm Information!

Flight & Airport Info We are flying: Spirit Airlines Flight #289 departing at 6:10 PM from Niagara Falls Airport arriving at 8:02 PM in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Please plan to arrive to the Niagara Falls Airport no later than 4:45 PM. Keep in mind rush hour and Grand Island bridge traffic and plan accordingly. ·          Check-in: All passengers MUST PRINT BOARDING PASSES PRIOR TO ARRIVING AT AIRPORT!!! Spirit Airlines will charge you $10 to print these there so be prepared! We will figure out a way to print them off at the hotel for our returning flight J ·          Bag restrictions: I found this website to be helpful (and entertaining) when learning about flying Spirit. Your “Free” personal item must meet the specification of 16x14x12 inches. Cheerleaders should plan to use their maroon backpack as their carryon with the following items only: ·          UNIFORM (skirt, shell, bodysuit) ·          Sneakers & socks ·          Competition bow ·     

NYSPHSAA Cheerleading Finals

Our first ever STATES competition is this weekend,  Saturday March 7, 2015  at Rochester Institute of Technology. The competition scheduled to begin at  11:00am . The event will be held inside the Gordon Field House. Admission is $8.00/adult. Parking is free. Doors will open to spectators at  10am . There will only be one session for 47 teams so we recommend getting a good seat early! Cheerleaders MUST ride the bus to competition with the team. We will meet at the Freeman side of the high school at  9:15am . The girls should arrive wearing full uniform: bodysuit, shell, spankies, warm up jacket, black warm up pants, competition bow, and full hair and makeup. Skirts and cleaned competition shoes should be kept in their bags; they may wear Uggs or other boots until we arrive at RIT. Varsity will warm up at  12:32  and perform at  1:12   Awards  3:15 Girls may ride home with THEIR parents or guardian only and must give us a note when the get on the bus on the mor

JV: Cheer for the Cure Information

Bus will meet at 1:00pm, Freeman side. Please have on bodysuit, shell, warm up pants and jacket, hair up and loosely curled with competition bows. Spankies, sneakers and skirts should be in your bag! Medical Release Form JV check-in 2:50, compete at 3:20pm Awards are scheduled for 5:00pm Niagara Falls Convention Center 101 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls 14303

2015 Cheer Banquet

Save the Date! OPHS Cheerleading Banquet Friday, April 10, 2015 Time: Doors open at 6:30, Dinner at 7:00 Armor Inn Tap Room 5381 Abbott Road, Hamburg Please join us for an evening of recognition and celebration of another successful year!   See you there! Jill, Lauren and Dee Dee Order forms will be handed out at practice! $18.00 per person includes dinner, drinks, and dessert                         **team members are no charge Please make checks payable to OPHS Cheerleading and return to your team captains by Saturday, February 14, 2015 .

ECIC Info for Coaches

Coaches, We are very excited to host this weekend's competition and welcome you back to Orchard Park! Below are a few details for the day: Team Arrival: GPS: 4017 Freeman Road, Orchard Park NY 14127 **NOT 4040 Baker Road** Doors will open at 7:45am for teams to arrive.  Please direct your buses to the Freeman Road entrance of the high school.  Once you enter the parking lot, there will be an attendant to give your bus driver instructions on where to park. Teams will enter at the main building entrance, NOT the gym entrance.  You will be directed to team registration where you will receive the schedule for the day, lay out of activities, and a garbage bag for your team.  Team Storage: All teams will be using our auditorium for their bags. You will have assigned rows as to not cause confusion. This will be manned by Orchard Park High School staff at all times to ensure safety. ABSOLUTELY  NO FOOD OR DRINK ALLOWED IN THE AUDITORIUM!   Fan Arrival: GPS: 4040 Baker Road, Orchar

Conference call 1/9

We will be doing a conference call in place of our meeting  tonight at 7:00 . Please call the number below: Dial-in Number: (605) 562-0020 Meeting ID:212-569-091 Please contact either Coach Jill or Coach Lauren if you are unable to call in!