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Keene High School Cheerleading

Welcome to

KEENE HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADING

in Keene, New Hampshire - home of the Blackbirds!

The sport of cheerleading is over 100 years old--
the first cheerleaders promoted school spirit
at a Minnesota University football game
on November 2, 1898.

COACHES

Pat Lincoln serves as head coach for both the Varsity and Junior Varsity teams. She can be contacted through the Keene High School Athletics Department at 352-0640, leaving a message for the Athletic Director at extension 3078. Or, call her at 876-4030.

Coach Lincoln may be assisted by one or more volunteer Assistant Coaches.

SCHEDULE OF CHEER EVENTS

Pep RalliesFootball Games
Homecoming Parade Basketball Games
Competitions Sports Camp
The Keene High School Clubs & Sports page
lists the sports schedules for fall and winter.

TRAINING

The teams' usual training schedule is Monday through Friday, two hours after school each day. Extra training is required as state and other competitions approach. The fall season starts in the middle of August--approximately two weeks before school starts--and usually ends before Thanksgiving. The winter season begins after Thanksgiving and usually ends at the beginning of March. Cheerleading is a sport that involves flexibility, precision, timing, cooperation, and lots of hard work. Instead of throwing a ball, cheerleaders throw a person. Instead of running down a court or across a field, cheerleaders tumble across it, doing intricate flips.

"Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to obtain uncommon results."
- Author Unknown

BOOSTER CLUB

What is it? The Cheerleaders Booster Club was formed to boost the morale and the financial support to the two cheerleading teams of Keene High School.
Who may join? Membership of the Cheerleading Booster Club is open to adult family members interested in the progress and development of the cheerleading teams.
What are the dues?There are no dues.
What does the Booster Club do? Some of the club's activities include helping with purchase of warm-up clothes or uniforms; providing funds for decorating the stands for important home games; providing materials and candy for the cheerleaders' homecoming float; participating in senior and parent Recognition activities; organizing the annual banquet...

The club assists the Coach in activities as requested and is pro-active in helping to increase local community awareness of cheerleading as a competitive sport.

How much time is involved? Meetings usually are held monthly and, this year, have occurred the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in Room 319 at Keene High School. This date, time, and location could be flexible, depending on membership. Other activities occur less frequently.
Whom may I contact? Officers elected most recently are:
Ellie Stalker, President, 352-2277 (evening)
Lisa Edwards, Vice President 352-3539 (evening)
Rosanne Ciaramella, Treasurer, 352-3317 (evening)
Vicki Flanders, Secretary (outgoing parent of a graduating senior)

LINKS

Did You Know? Cheer Facts

Cheerleading in the Olympics?

Keene State College Athletics - Cheerleading

University of New Hampshire Cheerleading:
Homecoming News
Homecoming Photos
National Competition 1
National Competition 2
National Competition 3
Coach

Universal Cheerleaders Association and Varsity Spirit Cheerleading and Dance

Cheerleading.Net

NOTICES

Thanks to Cheercoche and to Ramona for donating clip art to the
Cheerleader Mailing List Art Exchange

Disclaimer - Volunteer members of the Keene High School Cheerleaders' Booster Club have contributed their time and efforts to create this website. It is the club's hope that you will find the information helpful and easy to use, but it provides the information "as is" and makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding it. The Boosters Club, Keene High School, and School Administrative Unit 29 disclaim all liability of any kind whatsoever arising out of your use of, or inability to use, this server and the information contained on it.

This page is maintained by Keene High School Cheerleaders' Booster Club,
copyright 2002.

Contact Lisa Edwards for additional information and to report broken links.

"Success doesn't come to you... you go to it." - Author Unknown