lieutenant is assigned a group of drill team members which she is
responsible for during the year. The squad sits in ranks together at all
RANKS --the rows
of girls in each squad that fall behind their lieutenant. You sit in the
stands and march
in parades in
this formation. Your position in the rows is determined by number of years
on the team, grade classification, and/or height.
--consist of President, Vice President, Secretary , Treasurer, Chaplain
and Historian. Selected by popular vote of all team members, these social
officers form committees for projects, parties, banquet, etc. and approve
events through the director .
SIS --each veteran team member chooses a rookie member whom she
"adopts" for helping with routines, questions, encouragement,
etc., throughout the year. Special gifts or mementos are traded on special
occasions designated by the director .
SECRET PAL --each
team member may participate in selecting a member of an athletic team,
coach, band director, cheerleader sponsor or principal for whom she
decorates their locker or door on special occasions, and sometimes gives a
small memento of encouragement. These special occasions are determined by
the social officers and director .
NOTEBOOK --is issued at the beginning of the year and has vital
information, such as constitution, rules & regulations and calendar.
It will be referred to and added to on a regular basis. This should come
with you to practice every day.
SPRING SHOW --a
special variety show presented by the drill team in order to experience
another dimension of dance and stage production. This is also a vital
fund-raiser for the team.
the late winter and spring, the team will attend one to three competitions
where many teams will gather to compete for personal improvement, as well
as special awards.
BOOSTER CLUB --a
parent's support organization where all drill team parents are encouraged
to participate in fund-raising activities, assist in chaperoning when
requested and offer moral support to the team throughout the year .
--non-performing members of the team that will provide administrative and
technical assistance to the director and the team. They are to be given
special respect for their supportive work.
CAMP --a session
that is held in the summer where the team goes away to a college campus
and has professional instruction and guidance for four days. Camp is
mandatory for all team members.