Henderson Middle School’s
Will be holding Auditions
For their 2017-2018
Dance and Drill Team
Friday, April 28th 4PM
Come meet the team &
Learn the tryout routine
Monday, April 25th thru
Thursday 27th from 4-6PM
In the HMS gym
Bring a snack and 2 waters.
No carbonated drinks please or gum.
Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers or dance shoes.
No Sofee or short shorts without bike shorts
Tryouts are closed to the pubic but on Tuesday, April 26th parents are welcome to come watch the girls practice the routine .
We will have a short Q & A following practice starting 6PM
We will have our wonderful Boot Booster Officers and Proud TexAnn Parents and the Directors will be there to answer your questions
On Friday, April the 28th you are to WEAR:
Blank Red tee shirt.
Royal Blue Shorts
Beige Jazz shoes or bare feet. Bring flip flops to walk around in
Hair up in a high ponytail. Bows are optional.
Hair must be pinned and sprayed back.
Hope to see you there!
Best Wishes to ALL!
Dates to Remember
April 25th-28th 4-6PM Tryouts Clinic HMS Gym
April 29th 4PM Tryouts Closed to the public
Wear something you can stretch in and is comfortable.
Wear your hair up and out of your eyes.
Bring a snack and water. No carbonated drinks please.
Lots of information going home after practice on Monday.
Parent meeting on Tuesday at 6PM in the HMS Gym
Auditions/Tryouts will be held on Friday at 4PM
Monday Shiny Shirts, tights, black shorts, paws. Hair in High Bunn.
Tues. Fiesta Texas Tops and Royal blue shorts. Tights and paws. Pony Tail
Wed Boot Camp-Only the Strong Survive. Pony Tail. Bring your competition make-up
Thursday. Red/Black Racer back top black shorts. Hair half up Half down and black jazz sneakers
Friday Everyone trying out must wear Red top and Royal Blue shorts. No short shorts or soffees unless you have bike or boy shorts underneath (black is ok underneath)
Hair up in a pony tail and out of your eyes. Pin and spray it please. Any red, white and/or blue bow or ribbons will do. Make up is ok. You don't need a lot. Red lipstick would look awesome! (but not required) You are going barefoot but bring something to slip on too.
Keep your things in a travel bag.
TexAnns you cannot wear anything that has TexAnns on it!
Miss Julie, Mrs V and Donna D
May 14th Links and Drinks at a location near you. Do you know a business that needs lunch?
May 21st Initiation Banquet/Sleepover 6PM HMS cafe
June 15-18 Officer Camp Kilgore Texas Money due after tryouts.
Aug 8th-13thBoot Camp 8AM-4PM We may be relocated to the HS practice gym. I will post on our website.
Practice days Tuesday and Thursday 3:30-6PM in the gym. Bring water and a snack. ALL of your supplies must be clean and in your lockers Tuesday mornings. Make sure to hang your dress and overlay. Never jam it in your travel bag.
Boots must be wiped (gently) with a soft rag and warm water, dried and polished after every performance.
Game Day Performances: 2 pep rally routines and 2-3 field routines per home game. The TexAnns will perform at all home games and at least 2 of away games. Tryouts for each routine will be held on Tuesday prior to the performance.
We may take the bus and/or the parents will transport. The team will stay after school to practice.
On game days Parents/Guardians are asked to make arrangements to have your child picked at 8PM
October 14th During the Game and on Saturday Boot Booster Pumpkin Patch
Nov 5th Rice University Halftime Extravaganza.
November 10th 6PM Boot Booster Meeting sign for your Winter Show Packets in the HMS Cafeteria. Post Season Pizza Party after school in the GYM
Nov 21-25 Thanksgiving Break
Practice on Tuesdays in gym 3:30-6PM after Thanksgiving break.
December 15th Holiday Party and Lunch at the food court at Parkdale Mall during school. The girls will exchange gifts $10 or less. They will draw names. We are also participating in the Angel Tree. Please make a Love Offering or wrap a gift for a girl
December 13th have routines, groups, solos, music… ready for Winter Show and competition. Winter Show is used to raise money as well as preparation for competition. You will perform your competition routines at WS.
Dec 16th Early release Christmas Break
Tuesday/Thursday in gym 3:30-6PM Practice starts in January
January Register for your hotel room. Boot Booster will choose the hotel. Use our block code.
January 17th- February 7th Invite newbies for Winter Show
February 7th Competition Tryouts 3 solos, 3 duets 3 small ensembles 9 team routines VIDEOS
February 7th Officer and Leader Packets go out!
February 9thth Ads and money due 5PM-6PM Parents meet in the lobby of the gym
February 10th: Friday 7-9PM Host School Valentine Dance. Decorate café after school on Fri until 6
February 14, 16, 21, 23 practice auditorium. Decorate stage and foyer Friday, 24th
February 25th Winter Show be there at 12 NOON Winter Show starts at 6PM Auditorium, Library and Home Ec Rm
February, Tuesday 28th and Thursday 2nd We need the gym for Competition
March 4th Fiesta Texas Competition There is a very high possibility the team will perform Friday night.
March 27thst New Member Rally and Boot Boosters register for Officer Camp!
April13th Officer/Leader Notebooks are due before 3pm
April ? Starlette Spring Show 6PM
April 24th-27th 4-6PM Dance Clinic for Tryouts Gym
April 28th 4PM Tryouts gym
May 13th New Team Links-N-Drinks
May 20th Initiation Banquet/Sleep 3-7 café and sleep over in the gym 6PM-8AM
June TBA (around the 14th) Officer Camp Kilgore Texas here we come
Aug 7-12 Boot Camp Monday-Saturday 8am-4PM & luau part Friday night gym
Members of the Week
Trista Maxey and Citori Helveston
Congratulations H-J Starlettes
Gracie Lewis, Myla Sykes, Kenzie Hardt, Tiffany Bassett, Sarah Gray and Lizeth Parra
We are so very proud of you all!
WOW!Great Job Everyone! YOU ROCK!
Please keep your supplies in you blue/red bag, in your locker and make sure you have a lock on your locker. Put your long black shorts, dance paws or shoes and gray Property of HMS tshirt in your purple TexAnn bag. You will need those items Mon-Friday -no excuses!
Miss Congeniality 2010 Shelby Griffin, Miss Congeniality 2011 Shelbie Lewis
Miss Spirit 2010 and 2011 Tyler Brooks
Former Spirit Team Officers Kali Liebel and Raelyn Lonadier
I am ordering shoes, leotards and jazz pants in different sizes so the girls can try them on after the banquet.
Executive decision-instead of the blue and red leotards I want to order the team good beige leotards with adjustable straps. So you will not recieve the blue or red leotard but the better beige instead. With the difference ($8) I am going to purchase the team black sports bras and a tank top for practice.
Ever loyal to old H-J all the livelong day,
She's better than the rest,
Just watch us fight, oh, say, oh yes, we're fighting.
For, we're loyal to old H-J, grand old team have we.
Fight fellows, FIGHT, FIGHT, FIGHT and win the victory!
And when the year is over,
God bless our school,
We've done our best to mind the Golden Rule.
We are always rooting, as you all know,
For old H-J HIGH SCHOOL, we love you so!
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