Cheerleaders cheer at both home and away games for boys varsity football in the fall, and at home boys varsity basketball games in the winter. The team also participates in several competitions in both the fall and winter seasons.
Tryouts are typically held in June and practices are expected to start late August. During the season the varsity team practices at least four days per week, in addition to cheering at weekly football games.
Dress code for tryouts
Please have hair in a high ponytail and wear cheer sneakers every day.
For varsity tryout on Thursday: Please wear navy shorts, white top and cheer bow in hair. Please bring water to tryouts.
For final tryout on Friday (judging day): Please wear navy shorts, white top, cheer sneakers and cheer bow in your hair.
Questions about tryouts? Please email cheer coaches at email@example.com
Touchdown Club Events
The team is invited to attend the Kick-Off BBQ, Spirit Night, weekly team dinners and the football/cheer banquet at the end of the season. Please note all cheerleaders are expected to participate in all Touchdown Club fundraisers.
The team will have several “team only” bonding events over the course of the season.
Most of the uniform is provided by NHS, but athletes are expected to purchase sneakers, liners, briefs, and bows. Warm-up suits are also recommended.
Varsity cheer runs youth cheer clinics where they teach children of all ages stunts, cheers, tumbling and dances.