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Announcement

Posted 11.0 months ago @ 6:52PM

2023-24 PHSD Cheerleading Tryout Information

Attention Cheer Candidates and Parents/Guardians of Current 6th to 11th grade Penn Hills students: 

We are recruiting Cheerleaders for the 2023-2024 Football & Basketball Seasons. This is a FULL YEAR COMMITMENT and ***ONE TRY-OUT ONLY***.

 

Penn Hills Students: the time has come to join this dynamic group. We need energetic people to help us RAISE the school spirit.  

  • Squad placement will be based on judges' scores, experience, and coaches' assessment

  • Middle School- 7th & 8th grade

  • Junior Varsity (JV)- 9th and 10th grade

  • Varsity Spirit- 11th & 12th grade

  • Coach Assessment includes:  academic eligibility, work ethic, attitude, prior knowledge, commitment, attendance, teamwork and how well you get along with others.

 

Pre-Tryout Clinics & Tryouts

Open Gyms and Clinics prepare students for tryouts and attendance is highly encouraged!

  • Cheerleading Open Gyms: March 28, April, 4 and April 11 from 6:30-8:30 at the Penn Hills High School Aux Gym
  • Cheerleading Clinics: April 17, 18, and 19th 6:00- 8:30pm at the Penn Hills High School Aux Gym
  • Cheer Tryouts: Thursday, April 20th- 6:30 PM at the Penn Hills High School Aux Gym

 

Squad Selection:

  • Tryout Scores (including jumps, motions, technique, dance, and tumbling)

  • Squad Needs (Bases, Flyers, Back Spots)

  • Past History (Academic performance, Attitude, Attendance and Financial Obligations)

  • The judges scores and the evaluation of the head coach will determine the squads.

  • All decisions are final. 

 

Permission Slips and Grades:

  • Permission Slips: ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY
  • You must have a year to date GPA of 2.0 ( 1st, 2nd, and 3rd 9 weeks reports combined) to tryout and must remain academically eligible during the season. No need to submit grade sheets. The AD’s office will run an official GPA report for cheer.

 

TRYOUT Requirements: 

  1. Each candidate must complete the online permission slip.

  2. During the Pre-tryout Clinic each candidate must wear:

    1. Gym shorts, SPORTS BRA, and a T-shirt or tank top (no halter-tops, bare midriffs, etc.)

    2. Socks and tennis shoes with support must be worn (no flat canvas style tennis shoes.)

    3. No gum, snacks etc. allowed.

    4. No jewelry (this includes body jewelry)

    5. Hair pulled off the face.

    6. Fingernails that are a reasonable length and not painted or "done” clear polish or a basic French manicure is acceptable.    

  3. Each candidate must wear the following for the Try-out session:

    1. BLACK racer back T-shirt,  BLACK sleeveless T-shirt or BLACK  tank top, sports bra and black shorts. And b-f from section 2 above.

    2. Veterans are not permitted to wear any garments that will identify them as a former PH cheerleader.

  4.  If chosen for the squad:

    1. Cheerleaders must be willing to give their full attention to cheerleading and their schoolwork.

    2. Cheerleading includes football and basketball season. At the varsity level the cheer season can extend into late march due to playoffs, your full commitment is REQUIRED.

    3. At the varsity level there is a community service commitment additional details will be provided but includes events such as: The Shyne Awards, Community Day and events with the Penn Hills Rotary. 

    4. Each cheerleader will be expected to maintain grades as any student-athlete in the Penn Hills School District (2.0 GPA and passing 4 classes).

    5. Each cheerleader will be required to abide by all rules and regulations of conduct established in the Cheerleading handbook.

    6. If suspended during the week of clinics/tryouts you cannot try out.

    7.  If you have missed more than 20 days of school in the second semester – you cannot try out. 

 

Estimated Financial Obligations

 

LMS

JV

VARSITY

BOOSTER FEES

150.00

150.00

150.00

KICK PANTIES

22.00

22.00

22.00

CHEER SHOES

65.00

65.00

65.00

WINDSUIT

85.00

160.00

160.00

CHEER BOW

25.00

25.00

25.00

BREAST CANCER BOW AND SOCKS

20.00

20.00

20.00

TEAM SOCKS

TBD

TBD

25.00

CHEER CAMP 

TBD

175.00

190.00

RED JERSEY

0

0

55.00

PITT DAY

35.00

35.00

35.00

MEGAPHONE

TBD

60.00

60.00

SENIOR PACKAGE

0

0

50.00

TEAM PHOTO SHOOT

TBD

TBD

25.00

Fundraisers

  • There will be (one) general fund fundraiser TBD

  • Each Squad will plan group Tag Days

  • Each squad will have a Rita’s Day

 

The Varsity squad will have additional fundraising requirements at Acrisure Stadium:

 

Any questions can be directed to:

Lisa Coffey (412) 304-4155  or phjvcheer@gmail.com

Head Coach

 

Register Online Here:      https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1cuWwLBLKDR8gnEzjkTBMvF8gqnN9lU2MSS6hCFdjdes/edit

 

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