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Weekly INSPO!!!

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Thank you to the SMCT Boosters who helped decorate for our teams and made sure we had plenty of food! Special thanks to Tanya M. and the boosters for getting the yard signs donated by @JonvilleTeam! They are GREAT!! And another BIG THANKS to all the parents who safely transported our kiddos to and from Chick-Fil-A!!



MONDAY 05/02/2022

  • JV and Freshman Practice @4:00 pm -6:00 pm in the Cheer Gym
  • Varsity Practice Cancelled!! Good luck on AP Exams!

TUESDAY 05/3/2022

  • No Cheer Events-Relax and Enjoy!

WEDNESDAY 05/04/2022

  • JV and Freshman Practice @4:00 pm -6:00 pm in the Cheer Gym
  • Varsity Practice Cancelled!! Good luck on AP Exams!

THURSDAY 05/05/2022

  • Flash Mob Practice @ 4:00 pm-5:30 pm on back grass field

FRIDAY 05/06/2022

  • No Cheer Events-Relax and Enjoy!


May is the fifth month of the Gregorian calendar and is known for maintaining the last full month of the Spring season. The warm weather of May creates many worthwhile opportunities for fun and enjoyment, including gardening or a pleasant midday stroll. The month of May is accompanied by numerous holidays and international celebrations, including Mother's Day, celebrated in the U.S., May Day, celebrated across the globe, Cinco de Mayo, celebrated in Mexico and International Nurses Day.

The two zodiac signs associated with the month of May are Taurus and Gemini. Individuals born from May 1st to May 20th are members of the Taurus sign. The practical Taurus can be recognized by their earthy and realistic ways of living. For those born from May 21st to May 31st, they are members of the Gemini sign. As one of the most intense of the zodiac signs, people born under the Gemini are known for their social and trend-setting natures.


Charlotte K. 05/09

Karly H. 05/18

Emma Z. 05/18

Lily S. 05/20


Brooke R. 05/17

Destiny T. 05/23


Cami O. 05/28


Brooklyn or "B" as her family affectionately calls her is a senior member of the varsity cheer team and this will be her third year in the SMHS cheer program. Here are some interesting things to know about our girl Brooklyn:

Favorite color: Light Blue

Favorite food: Sushi and Celsius

Hobbies: I like to hang out with my friends and go to the beach

Favorite sport(s): My favorite sport to participate in is cheer, but I like to watch baseball!

Who is someone you look up to most? I look up to people above the height of 5'5" haha

When I grow up I would like to be a teacher

I have gotten previous academic awards at SMHS

Two words that describe you: Friendly and Outgoing


Gabriela is a sophomore member of the junior varsity cheer team and this will be her first year in the SMHS cheer program. Here are some interesting things to know about our girl Gabriela:

Favorite Color: Seafoam Green

Favorite Food: My Mom’s Chilli

Hobbies: Cooking, Baking, Dance, and Tumbling

Favorite Sport(s): Dance,Cheer, and Basketball

Who is someone you look up to? My mom because she is a dedicated person to her work and she is always trying to help everyone out. She is very educated and puts full effort in everything she does.

What do you want to do when you are older? I want to be a Lawyer and a Cosmetologist.

Any Accolades: Silver Honor Roll

Two words to describe you: Intelligent and Dedicated


Bella is a member of the freshman cheer team and this will be her first year in the SMHS cheer program. Here are some interesting things to know about our girl Bella:

Favorite Color: Lavender

Favorite Food: Traditional Mexican foods

Hobbies: Writing, Playing Sports, and Cooking

Favorite Sport(s): Love playing basketball, and love watching Raiders football!

Who is someone you look up to and why? I look up to my mom and the reason for this is because she taught me to have confidence and believe in myself throughout everything I do. Also, she pushes me to do my best! Overall, she is my best friend!

What do you want to be when you grow up? I want to be a nutritionist.

Any Awards/Accolades: Bilingual Award

Two words that describe you: Positive and Outgoing

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New Cheer Parent/Guardian? Here are 5 Tips

You’ve made the team! I mean, your son or daughter is the actual athlete, but like it or not, you’re both on the team in many ways.

Cheer or dance is a big commitment. Your title, in addition to “parent,” now includes chauffeur, uniform cleaner, and “near broke,” among other things. You’re the cheerleader’s cheerleader.

My first year as a cheer parent felt like I was drinking from a firehose. I was always walking around looking like a deer in headlights. “What in the WORLD have we gotten ourselves into?” I would ask myself on a regular basis. I cried often. Entering the cheer world can feel like a whole lot, especially when you don’t know what to expect.

Here are some more tips to help you with your first few months of being a cheer parent:


And I do mean, ALL of them. Especially during key times like tryouts, choreography, and competition season, new information is coming out quickly and abundantly. It’s ALL important. You don’t want to miss an important piece of information like a practice time change or a note about payment deadlines. Keeping track of your cheer information is essential.

Pro tip: Create a folder in your email inbox, just for cheer info and file all of your cheer-related emails there. That way you won’t miss anything cheer related between your BOGO offer from Old Navy and the email from your mom about plans for the holidays. Plus, you can always refer back to these messages when you need them most!


Most programs will designate a parent to be the liaison between the program coaches and the parents. This person has typically had experience in this program and the sport. CLING TO THIS PERSON. Buy him or her a coffee and pick their brain. They usually have so much insight and info, and you’re going to want to learn from them. My first team rep basically saved my life during our first year of cheer, and I will forever be grateful to her.


This may be challenging based on the size and proximity of your gym, but I think that knowing at least a little bit about my athlete's coaches has really helped me with supporting. This can be done by attending Booster meetings or talking with them when they make themselves available to parents.


There is usually a set practice schedule that stays pretty routine and consistent. However, when it comes to events like choreography, community events, and competition weekends, anything can happen, and it’s important to keep a flexible schedule. Cheer competitions tend to run long, and the performance order can change at the drop of a hat, with almost zero notice. In other words, if you have a cheer competition on the schedule for a Saturday morning, don’t schedule your holiday party or family reunion on the same day. You never know when you’re going to be done, and I can’t tell you how many parents I’ve seen who have had to show up to their friend’s dinner party in cheer competition gear, including me.


By joining the cheer world, your athlete has gained a whole community of people who will help him/her to become a better cheerleader. They will have coaches, judges, and other athletes giving them advice, tips, and feedback on how to be the best athlete that they can be. What your athlete needs most from you is to be their PARENT: not their coach or their judge. The most important role you play in your child’s life is the role of their parent, and those are big shoes to fill by themselves. Be the supporter, be the encourager, be the cheerleader’s cheerleader. Let the rest take care of itself. The sport of cheerleading brings so much value to your child’s life.


Hey team! It was FUN week getting the V-Squad ready for their last rally of the 21-22 season!! I am proud to say that all of the hard work definitely paid off! You guys had 3 different coaches(old and new) working with you on changing choreography and you managed to it without skipping a beat.The Saturday team bonding event was a HUGE success! Challenge for the week: Get to know someone outside of your team! You may be on Freshman, JV, or Varsity but we are ONE KNIGHT FAMILY! I challenge you to get to know at least 2 new team members this coming week! Find out their interests, any commonalities, about their families, etc.

We have a semi busy week ahead of us with new team practices for junior varsity and freshman on Monday and Wednesday. We will have Flash Mob practice on Thursday for our May 17th community event as well. The May 17th event will be for 21-22 team members since we have not given out uniforms yet. There will be MANY more events for our 22-23 team members to participate in I promise!! Good luck to our AP Examinees!! You got this!! As always....Keep it Classy and Goooooo Knights!!