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!!
Basketball / competition season tryouts will be held on Monday, 11/6 and Tuesday, 11/7 from 4pm-6pm at the Shatekon gymnasium.
There will be a mandatory cheerleader & parent meeting on Wednesday, 11/08/2017 at 6pm in the Shatekon cafeteria.
To view the booster club information package, please click here:
- one correction to the attached packet–the Varsity choreography session on Sat., 11/11 will be from 9:30a-2:30p (not 10a-2p as indicated in the packet).
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:
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.
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!
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.
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**
Mark your calendar now and spread the word for the 2018 Basketball Season Varsity Cheer Clinic!
Sunday, January 7, 2018
12:30pm – 2:30pm
Shatekon Elementary School gym
Open to grades K-8. Learn the routine at the clinic, then perform for the crowd during halftime at the home basketball game on Friday, 01/12/2018! Register prior to 12/30/2017 to be guaranteed a clinic t-shirt!
Click for more info / registration form, click here: basketball cheer clinic 2018_registration form
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.’