Category: School

Joining Forces: Cheer and Dance Teams Working Together

Sure, cheer and dance teams are different. But you have to admit, they’re pretty similar too. While it has improved, there is still a competitive air between the cheer and dance squads at many schools. The general view of cheerleaders is driven by their efforts in spirit raising, whereas dance teams are more often remembered for their performances. This view may be correct in some cases; however, it doesn’t mean that dancers can’t elevate school spirit or cheerleaders can’t add an edge of performance value. Wouldn’t it be great if cheer and dance teams collaborated in a combined effort to represent their school in ... Read more

Put Some Pep in Your Pep Rally

Back to school means back to spreading school spirit, and the best way to do that is by holding a pep rally! Pep rallies are a great tool to involve the entire school and get everyone excited for the big game. Cheerleaders are responsible for much of the planning and presentation, so use this info to put some pep in your pep rally. WHO? Freshmen, seniors, the band, dance team, teachers, coaches, counselors … you get the idea. Invite EVERYONE to get involved! Pep rallies are designed to create enthusiasm for your school, so the more people that are on board, the more spirit you’ll ignite! WHAT? Each pep rally ... Read more

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Autumn can be an exciting time, full of new beginnings and opportunities. On the other hand, balancing your cheer schedule, academics and other activities can feel overwhelming. Some days, as you struggle to get everything done, you may think, “I work really hard. I simply can’t work any harder.” We hear you, and we think you should stop working so hard. That’s right. Stop working so hard. Here’s your new mantra: work smarter, not harder. Working smarter is about maximizing efficiency whenever and wherever possible. Efficiency means doing your job well with minimal time and effort. Working smarter, not harder, ... Read more