Tuesday, December 10, 2019

AGENDA


BAND:
   Varsity Code:  5490 ALONG
   Jv Code:  3797 TISSUE
REMIND:
   Varsity: text @varsquad to 81010 
   JV: text @ophjvcheer to 81010

BASKETBALL SEASON SCHEDULE:


COMPETITIONS:
1/12/20 Quaker Cheer Challenge 
1/16/20 Snowflake Starpoint 
1/25/20 Greater Rochester Comp 
2/01/20 Ecic- Maryvale
2/09/20 Sectionals- Starpoint  *Varsity only (JV will accompany)
**3/07/20 State Championships- Rochester Blue Cross Arena 

COMPETITION BOWS:
$25 due 1/02/20, cash or check to Orchard Park High School

QCC:
January 11th and 12th
-Set up (1/11) 2:00-5:00 Showcase 5:00-6:00
-Day of (1/12) shifts begin at 7:30am, end approximately 4:00pm. 
-Cheerleaders are expected to be there 8:00-5:00pm 
-All parents are expected to help set up Saturday and volunteer to work one shift Sunday. There will be a GOOGLE DOC sent out to sign up for a shift. 
-There will be a Sign Up Genius after Christmas to Sign up for food donation items. 
-Sponsors?
-Donors?

BANQUET:
Save the Date! March 12, 2020 @ Ilio Dipaolo


Thursday, November 7, 2019

2020 Quaker Cheer Challenge

Quaker Cheer Challenge


     Sunday, Jan. 12 2020         Orchard Park High School             9:00 AM Start Time


Rules and Guidelines
This is a Section VI sanctioned event
Open to all scholastic Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Modified teams
Teams must follow NFHS rule guidelines
Varsity Divisions will be broken down per NYS Sanctioning Guidelines for School teams
Will follow NYSPHSAA Scoring Rubric
           
Requirements
Cheerleaders will perform on a full NINE panel flat competition floor
All music should be on a High quality CD or mp3 file

Schedule
Tentative times are as follows (based on # of teams performing)
Division II 9:00 AM
Division I 1:00 PM

Cost
$125 JV/Varstity (includes 2 coaches per team)
$100 Modified (includes 2 coaches)
Spectator fee $5

Awards
Awards will be announced at the end of each division
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded
Grand Champion to be determined by overall High Score

Registration *Available online at www.ophscheer.com*
Due NO LATER than January 3, 2020. A $25 late fee will apply to any team registering after the due date.
NO REFUNDS will be issued to teams that cancel one week prior to the event.

**We understand that payment is sometimes delayed due to school administrations however it is still necessary to register by the due date.  If payment is not sent with registration a purchase order/document should be presented**




Practice and performance times will be emailed no later than January 6th.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Modified Tryout Information - Winter 19-20

Orchard Park Middle School Modified Tryout Information –Winter 2019-2020
www.ophscheer.com * Twitter/Instagram @ophscheer * BAND: @opmodcheer
Our mission is to promote school spirit for all Orchard Park athletes as well as perform competitively. Please feel free to always contact us with any questions or concerns throughout the tryout process.

COACHING STAFF
Mary Kate McLaughlin, Modified Coachopmodcheercoach@gmail.com
-4th year Modified Coach, year Program Assistant Coach, 2011OPHS Graduate
Jill MankaVarsity Coach opcheercoach@yahoo.com
-11th year Varsity Head Coach at OPHS, 2004 OPHS Graduate
Lauren Bonilla, Junior Varsity Coach opjvcheercoach@gmail.com
-8th year JV Head Coach, 3 year Varsity Assistant Coach, 2004 OPHS Graduate
Jenelle Mueller, Junior Varsity Assistant Coach/Program Assistantopjvcheercoach@gmail.com
-1st year JV Coach, 2nd year program assistant, 2014 OPHS Graduate

BEFORE MAKING THE DECISION TO TRYOUTPLEASE READAND UNDERSTAND THE INFORMATION BELOW:

1. You will be present at ALL practices, games, and competitions.Calendars have been posted well in advance. All practice and games are MANDATORY. Exceptions will not be made for work, vacations or other commitments. Per State Regulation, all athletes must attend a MININUM of SIX practices in order to be eligible to participate in the first game/activity. Any athlete who does not meet this requirement will be benched for games until it has been met.

Your team schedule can be viewed on our websitewww.ophscheer.com.

TENTATIVE Practice Days and Times:

MON
TUES
WED
THURS
FRI
SAT
SUN
Modified


4:45-7

5:45-8

Tentative
11-1pm 
Tumbling

MANDATORY DATES: Choreography: 12/5 5:45-8:30pm, 12/6 4-7pm, 12/7 11-2pm
Competition Dates: 1/12 Quaker Cheer Challenge
          1/26 Fredonia
          2/1 ECIC’s
          2/15 JFK

2. You acknowledge the cost associated with a competitive cheerleading program. Below you will find a
breakdown of anticipated start-up expenses.  Please be prepared to pay the applicable amount the first day of practice if you make the team. Expect to PAY IN FULL BY THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21ST. OPHS provides a vest, skirt, warm up jacket, warm up pants. These items are returned to the school at the end of each season. Each girl is responsible for purchasing the following items.


Mandatory for ALL CHEERLEADERS:
*Practice/camp wear package (t-shirt, shorts, sweatshirt): $45
Competition bow

ONLY IF NEEDED
Items from previous OP cheer seasons can be carried over if they are in good condition; all items are purchased through Varsity Spirit Fashions Team Shop. The link to the online shop will be sent out after rosters are set. Items include:
Black Motion-flex bodysuit 
Black Spandex
Personalized team backpack
Poms
White practice/game bow
Sneakers
Cotton practice shorts

3. You will participate in all fundraising activities. We will be holding a series of fundraising events 
throughout the season to help with team costs. 
-Quaker Cheer Challenge – January 12, 2020
4. You will abide by the OPHS Code of Conduct and the OPHS Co-Curricular Policy. Please visit

TRYOUTS – EGGERT ELEMENTARY 
MONDAY NOVEMBER 18TH 4-7pm
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 20TH 5pm (Athletes may leave after they tryout)

TEAM SELECTIONS:
ALL 7th and 8th graders are expected to tryout for Modified unless otherwise asked by the JV or Varsity coach. Athletes will be placed at their appropriate skill level and the needs of the program will take priority.  Athletes who make the team will be posted on ophscheer.com.  If you make the team, there will be a parent meeting on NOVEMBER 21ST AT EGGERT. We will go over all expectations for the season at this meeting.

REQUIREMENTS:
Athletes will be selected based on the needs of each team. Potential cheerleaders should be able to display a variety of skills such as multiple jump combinations, stunt/building technique, tumbling, as well as basic cheer and dance ability. You will also be judged on attitude, expression, voice, genuine spirit, and potential. 
**VETERAN cheerleaders will be held accountable for improvement andoff-season goals**
*The OPCSD now does an online athletic registration process through PowerSchool and located on our Parent Portal.  This is a secure registration platform that is an easy, user-friendly way to register for athletics. The online registration process MUST BE COMPLETED BY a PARENT/GUARDIAN and should be viewed and discussed with the student-athlete.  Please complete the registration with the student-athlete present.  Parents/Guardians are responsible for completing forms and ensuring that all medical information concerning your child's health, medical concerns, injuries, medications and allergies are reported to the School Nurse. Please note: Families with multiple students must complete an online registration form for each of their students.
2

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Fall 2019 Tryout Information


JV and Varsity Tryout:  Monday, August 19 and Tuesday, August 20 --  8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Modified: Monday, August 26 and Tuesday August, 27 -- 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

ALL AUGUST PRACTICES INCLUDING TRYOUTS WILL BE HELD AT WINDOM ELEMENTARY 

Want to try out? Sign up here!
2019 Fall Tryout Interest Form

Please check this post for updates!

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

NYSPHSSA State Championship Information

Location: Rochester Institute of Technology - Gordon Field House
Tickets: $8 Online | $10 On-site
Click here to pre order tickets: NYSPHHSA Pre-sale tickets


TRAVEL TIMELINE for FRIDAY March 1:

1:00pm Depart from OPHS - Catered lunch for the road Sponsored by Geralyn Bonilla, HUNT Real Estate of Orchard Park
3-5pm   Practice at Core Athletics
5:30pm Check in to Hotel
7:00pm Team Dinner
9:00pm Team Bonding at the Hotel
11:00pm Lights Out



DAY OF THE EVENT, SATURDAY MARCH 2:

8:00am   Doors Open
9:00am   Preliminary Round Begins
1:30pm   Preliminary Round Ends | Finalists Announced (Top 5 in each Division/Class move onto Finals)
3:00pm   Finals Begin
5:30pm  Awards Ceremony



HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS:

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Rochester
1111 Jefferson Road, Rochester, New York, 14623



OPHS FIELD TRIP PERMISSION SLIP:

Permission slips are attached and also will be distributed on Tuesday 2/19 at practice. Please fill out and return the mandatory field trip/medical permission slip NO LATER than Tuesday, February 26th to Coach Jill.

OPCSD Permission slip