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How to Plan the Perfect Pep Rally

Who doesn't love a great pep rally! You get out of class early (usually on a Friday when you're over the week anyway) to have fun! It's always a good surprise to see what entertainment awaits! Then again, if you're the one planning the pep rally it can be stressful! You want it to run smoothly, be entertaining, and be something everyone absolutely loves and remembers! Let's face it, we put too much pressure on ourselves. I mean, who really remembers everything that happened during all of your high school pep rallies? Definitely not me. Hopefully you can use these tips to make the planning process a bit easier the next time you're responsible for planning a pep rally at your school. "The Cheer Coach is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Thank you for your support!” Have a plan. This one probably seems pretty obvious, but get a plan together. The sooner, the better! The first thing to decide is who

Cheerleading Tryout Preparation and Tips

Let's face it. It's one of the scariest things you can do in school, tryout for the cheerleading squad. Especially if you're new to cheerleading. Every cheerleader has experienced the anxiety. So let's make it a little less painful, shall we? Gather information. First and foremost, every cheer coach conducts their tryouts a bit differently, so it's important to know what to expect and what is expected of you. You may not know what questions to ask, but after you read this article you should have a pretty good idea. If you do have questions, don't be afraid to reach out to the coach, but here are some things to remember before you do.  Speaking as a coach, I don't mind questions at all, but make sure you use other resources as well. Do not ask questions that have been answered on the flyer or in any other communications, that's a red flag for a coach.  Ask previous cheerleaders your questions before reaching out to the coach. If you have more than one qu