Football season tryouts will be held on Monday, 8/13 and Tuesday, 8/14 from 9am-11am at the Shatekon gymnasium. Info. packet (score sheet, info., cheerleading contract) is linked below.
Fall 2018 Cheerleading Info. Packet:
The NCA commuter / day camp will be held from Tue., 7/17 – Thu., 7/19 (hours 9am-5pm daily) at the Roesselville Elementary School (S. Colonie School District). The address is 100 California Avenue, Albany, NY 12205.
This camp is not mandatory, but is highly recommended by the coaches.
The cost of the camp is $150 per cheerleader. Checks and release form (linked below) should be made payable to ‘Shen Cheerleading Booster Club,’ and need to be mailed/delivered to Coach Sharon Figel at 27 Gretel Terrace, Ballston Lake, NY 12019 no later than 7/1/18 *NO EXCEPTIONS*
NCA camp participant release and waiver form:
On Wednesday, 6/6/18, there will be an informational cheerleading meeting for boys and girls who are currently in 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, or 11th grade. Anyone interested in trying out for freshmen, JV, or Varsity football cheerleading should attend. The meeting will be held in the High School East main cafeteria at 4pm. See you there! GO SHEN!!
Link to fall sports information meetings schedule:
Fall Cheer info. packet:
Please join us on Sunday, April 15 at the Hilton Garden Inn (Clifton Park Center) to celebrate the 2017-18 cheer season! Information/registration form is linked below, and payment/RSVP is due no later than March 31. Please make checks payable to ‘Shen Cheer Booster Club.’ We hope to see you there!
On Monday, 02/12/18, Shen Cheer Booster Club will be holding a profit-sharing fundraiser at the Menchie’s Clifton Park location (next to Chipotle). Shen Cheerleading will earn 20% of all sales (between 5pm-8pm), in which our fundraiser is mentioned and/or the flyer above is shown.
Please share this with your friends and family and come out for an early Valentine’s Day treat!
On Saturday, 01/13/18, Shen Cheerleading will host the first Shen Showcase at the Shen HSE gymnasium. This will be a non-judged friendly invitational open to Section 2 cheerleading teams, giving the girls an opportunity to loosen up, practice their routines, socialize with fellow Section 2 teams and get the jitters out before the real competition begins!
Doors open at 08:30 am; warm-ups begin at 08:55 am.
Entry fee – $5 (under 4 years old free; no charge for participating cheerleaders)
Refreshments and event t-shirts will be available for sale.
SEE YOU THERE!!
Allan Barger (Extreme Team Sports Photos) will be at practice on Wednesday, 01/10/17 to take team photos for basketball/competition season. The photo order form is attached (link below to open). Please be sure to complete all required fields on the form and make checks payable to ‘Extreme Team Sports Photos.’
Shen Cheer will again be operating a gift-wrapping table at the Crossgates Mall for the holiday season during the 12/9-12/10 weekend in December.
Shifts / sign-up information — see attachments below
JV wrapping shift times, chaperone shift times, item sign-up (click link): JV wrapping 2017 **at least one parent still needed for JV 6p-8p shift**
Varsity wrapping shift times, chaperone shift times, item sign-up (click link): Varsity wrapping 2017 **at least one parent still needed for Varsity 4p-6p shift**
JV cheer will have mandatory choreography sessions on Saturday, 12/02/17 (2p-6p) and Sunday, 12/03/17 (2:30p-6:30p) at Cheer Intensity.
During the months of December and January, Shen Cheer will be collecting childrens’ winter hats, gloves/mittens, and socks, in support of Things of My Very Own. Other items needed are diapers, school supplies, and hygiene items.
Things of My Very Own is a non-profit organization that provides crisis intervention services to at-risk children whom have been impacted by abuse and/or neglect.
Shen Cheer will have marked collection boxes outside the gymnasium entrances at each home basketball game. If you would like to arrange for pick-up of a larger donation, please click on the ‘contact us’ link above to get in touch. Thank you!
During the month of December (12/01/17 – 12/20/17), Shen cheerleaders will be conducting an Alpin Haus gift card raffle ticket fundraiser.
Alpin Haus has again generously donated a $200 gift card for Shen Cheer to raffle off. Cheerleaders will be required to sell (10) tickets each, at $5 per ticket.
Varsity cheerleading will have mandatory choreography sessions on Friday, 11/10 (10a-2p), Saturday, 11/11 (9a-2:30p) and Sunday, 11/12 (10a-2p), at the Tesago gymnasium.
During the month of November (11/10/17 – 11/29/17), Shen cheerleaders will be conducting a pie sale fundraiser. Gift certificates redeemable for pies from Lakeside Farms in Ballston Lake (YUM!!; flavors listed below) will be sold for $18/pc. Gift certificates will be given to the cheerleaders for delivery on 11/30/17.
Gift certificates will be valid for one year and will be redeemable for one of the following flavors:
* Apple * Apple Caramel Walnut * Peach * Chocolate Cream * Banana Cream * Pumpkin *
Additional order form tracking sheets can be downloaded here:
Linked below please find some helpful selling tips and information to refer to while conducting this fundraiser:
There will be an informational meeting for basketball cheer season on Thursday, 10/19/17 at 4pm in the High School East Little Theater. Mark your calendars!!
Shen Cheer and Shen Football are teaming up during Friday’s game to help a cheer/football program in need. Mayde Creek HS (Houston, TX) suffered damage to their equipment and storage facilities during Hurricane Harvey and the flooding that followed. Cheerleaders will be collecting donations during the 1st quarter, and the Football Booster Club will be contributing a portion of their 50-50 raffle earnings for the evening. Please help us to help MCHS. GO SHEN!!
The dress rehearsal for the homecoming performance will be on Sunday, 10/1/17 from 9am-10:30am at the football field.
** We will need parent volunteers to assist with moving mats on this date, on Senior Night, and at the Homecoming Game. Please contact us (contact tab above) if you are willing/able to help out. Thank you!!
Shen cheerleaders will again support this excellent cause–help cheer on the runners participating in the 5K race!
** Meet Mrs. Lacijan / Mrs. Barlow at the volunteer check-in booth at the beginning of your scheduled shift (see shift times below). If you are willing/able to assist for longer than your scheduled shift, please let us know (contact tab above), as Nick’s Run race staff need more help throughout the entire event. Thank you!!
10:30 – 11:30 Freshman Team (Nick’s Dash, Nick’s Mile)
11:30 – 12:30 JV Team (2-mile walk)
12:30 – 1:30 Varsity Team (Nick’s Run 5K race)
1st ANNUAL CHIPOTLE / SHEN CHEER PROFIT-SHARING FUNDRAISER !!
- Tuesday, 9/12/17 from 4pm-8pm at the Chipotle at Clifton Park Center
- For every *qualifying* purchase, Chipotle will share 50% of the proceeds from that sale with Shen Cheer!!
- *for a purchase to qualify, you must show a hard (paper) copy or electronic copy (on your phone) of our fundraiser flyer (click here–Chipotle fundraiser flyer_Sept 2017
- if you don’t have your phone or a copy of the flyer, just tell the cashier at checkout that you’re there for the Shen Cheer fundraiser–it’s that simple!!
- Tell your family, friends and neighbors and share the link to the flyer–the more people that participate, the more our teams benefit!
Cheerleading team and individual photos will be taken on Tuesday morning, 8/22, beginning PROMPTLY at 8:30am. Varsity will go first.
Please be at the field in full uniform and ready to go no later than 8:30am. Coaches will give further instructions at practice on Monday afternoon.
Please make checks payable to ‘Extreme Team Sports Photos.’
For order form, click here: Cheer-football season photo order form