Candidate must have a 3.0 GPA on their current 3rd term report card and no F's or U's. They must maintain a 3.0 GPA each term thereafter to remain on the squad. A GPA of less than 3.0 will put the student on probation until the next grading period. A student can only have (1) probationary period while being a cheerleader.
Candidate may have one 'N' to tryout but will be on a 30-day probation period effective the next day. A student cannot have a 'U' or 2 'Ns' at any time to try out for or be a cheerleader. A second 'N', safe school violation, pattern of school policy violations, or an administrative 'U' will result in immediate removal from the squad.
All incoming Sunset Jr High girls and boys going into the 8th and 9th grade are eligible to try out for both mascot and to be on the cheer squad. 7th grade students are not allowed to tryout.
Parent and Candidate Meetings: This mandatory meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 21st in the school library. The Mascot meeting wil be at 5:30, and the Cheer meeting will be at 6:00. We will discuss the requirements for tryouts, as well as obligations associated with being a member of the cheer squad.
Mascot Clinics & Tryouts: Clinics will be held on March 27th & 28th from 3:00-4:00. Tryouts will be Wednesday, March 30th and will start at 3:00. Results of the new mascot will be posted along with the results of the new cheer squad on the school's website, Friday, March 31st after school.
Cheer Clinics & Tryouts: Clinics will be held on March 27th & 28th from 3:00-6:00 in the school gym. Tryouts will be Wednesday, March 30th and will start after school. Results of the new cheer squad will be posted on the school's website homepage Friday, March 31st after school.
Once those forms are completed, they need to be uploaded to Register My Athlete (RMA). Everyone that is trying out for Sunset Jr. Cheer will need to create an account, as all important paperwork will now be submitted through this website. ALL candidates will need to complete the entire RMA process before participating in tryouts (except for the payment fees).