Sparkman Ninth Grade

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Freshmen Cheer

Freshmen Squad Coach:
Kelly Deiss
  
Practice/Game Schedule and Details:
 
Tuesday, August 22nd, 3:30-6:00 pm: Practice at S9 - Wear your white tshirt with black writing on it, black shorts, Nike crew socks, cheer shoes, and black bow.
 
Thursday, August 24th, 4:00-5:00 pm: Practice at Ace - Wear your black tshirt, red shorts, Nike crew socks, cheer shoes, and red bow.
 
Tuesday, August 29th, 3:30-6:00 pm: Practice at S9 - Wear your pink tshirt, gray shorts, Nike crew socks, cheer shoes, and pink bow.
 
Thursday, August 31st, 4:00-5:00 pm: Practice at Ace - Wear your white tshirt with the red glitter S9, red shorts, Nike crew socks, cheer shoes, and red bow.
 
Thursday, September 7th, 4:00-5:00 pm: Practice at Ace - Wear your white tshirt with black writing on it, black shorts, Nike crew socks, cheer shoes, and black bow.
 
Monday, September 11th, 5:00-7:00pm: Away Game at Buckhorn High School - Wear your red "Sparkman" uniform top, red skirt, black boycut briefs, Nike crew socks, cheer shoes, and tri-color uniform bow.  Rayli Wade's family will be bringing a cooler full of ice, 24 waters, 12 gatorades, and 12 snacks.  Volunteers are needed to help transport girls to the game.  We will leave the school at 4:15 pm.  We will stay after school and eat pizza in Mrs. Deiss' classroom.  Please bring $5 to help purchase dinner and a drink.
 
Tuesday, September 12th, 3:30-6:00 pm: Practice at S9 - Wear your tank outfit, Nike crew socks, cheer shoes, and white bow.
 
Thursday, September 14th, 4:00-5:00 pm: Practice at Ace - Wear your pink tshirt, gray shorts, Nike crew socks, cheer shoes, and pink bow.
 
Monday, September 18th, 4th Block Pep Rally and 5:00-7:00 pm Home Game vs. Bob Jones - Wear your black uniform, black boycut briefs, Nike crew socks, cheer shoes, and tri-color uniform bow.  Mackenzie Herring's family will be bringing a cooler full of ice, 24 waters, and 12 gatorades.  Asia's family will be bringing snacks for halftime.  After the pep rally, we will hang out in Coach Deiss' room to eat dinner and work on homework before the game.
 
Tuesday, September 19th, 3:30-6:00 pm: Practice at S9 - Wear your black tshirt, red shorts, Nike crew socks, cheer shoes, and red bow.
 
Thursday, September 21st, 4:00-5:00 pm: Practice at Ace - Wear your track outfit, Nike crew socks, cheer shoes, and white bow.
 
After school practices will are on Tuesdays until 6:00 pm and will continue through the end of January.  Thursday practices at Ace will also continue through January.
 
 
Drink/Snack Schedule for Game Days:
 
Click HERE to sign up to bring drinks and/or snacks for game days.  Everyone must participate, so please pick a day that is good for you.  If you do not sign up on your own, one will be assigned to you.  Katrina Smith, Kyah's mom, will be your point of contact for the schedule.  You may contact her at: kshareesmith@yahoo.com
 
 
Show Days:
 
On the Sunday before UCA Regionals, State, and Nationals, Sparkman High School hosts "show days" where they practice and perform their competition routines in the afternoon.  We will participate in the one before regionals, and if we decide to go to state, we will perform in the show day prior to that as well.  In any ones we do not participate, we will attend and support our competition teams.  Dates are:
Sunday, October 22nd, 1:00 pm
Sunday, November 12th, 1:00 pm
Sunday, February 4th, 1:00 pm (this will include all local area cheer squads)
 
 
Competition Schedule:
 
While we are not the competition cheerleading squad, we do want to gain experience of performing on a mat, in front of large crowds.  We will not attend nationals in Orlando, Florida, but we may take opportunities to compete as follows:
UCA Regional Competition, Sparkman High School in Harvest, Alabama: 
October 28th, 2017
UCA State Competition, Hanceville Alabama:
November 18th, 2017 
CCA Sweet Home Classics Competition, Oxford Alabama:
January 27th, 2018
 
 
 Football Game Schedule:  
 
The tentative game schedule is listed below.  However, for the most updated information, kept up by the football boosters/coach, please click HERE.
Day Date Type Opponent Time
Tuesday (not attending) September 4th Away Athens 10:00 am
Monday September 11th Away Buckhorn 5:00 pm
Monday September 18th Home Bob Jones 5:00 pm
Monday September 25th Home James Clemens 5:00 pm
Monday October 2nd Home Hazel Green 5:00 pm
Monday (not attending) October 9th Away Huntsville 5:00 pm
Monday October 16th Away Hazel Green 5:00 pm
Monday (9th only) October 23rd Home Giles County 5:00 pm
Monday (jv only) October 30th Home Grissom 5:00 pm
 
 
 Parent Meeting Minutes:
 
We had our parent meeting on April 11th, 2017.  Click the link below to see a copy of the minutes.
 
 
 Athletic Eligibility Forms:
 
Sparkman High School is the umbrella under which S9GS's athletic programs are covered.   Please click HERE to get access to the official eligibility forms. 
 
 
 Fellowship of Christian Athletes:
 
FCA and First Priority meet on Thursday mornings, before school, in the auditorium.
 
 
Social Media:
 
Twitter: @S9GSCheer
Instagram: @S9GSCheer
Facebook: Sparkman Ninth Grade Cheerleading