The Union Spirit program - which is part of the Athletics Department - exists to promote school spirit at Union sporting and community events. The success of Union spirit squads has led to unparalleled growth and demand for additional activities. The Union Spirit program encompasses Grades 8-12. Almost three-fourths of those squads hold some type of state, regional or national title.
6836 S. Mingo Road
Tulsa, OK 74133
Phone (918) 357-7410
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Spirit Program (8-12th)
Union spirit squads are truly among the best in Oklahoma and in the United States. Varsity Pom and the Highsteppers, Union’s Varsity Dance Team, continue their tradition of excellence, racking up state and national accolades as well. They are outstanding performers and are an integral part of all football, basketball and wrestling events. In addition, spirit squads perfrom at pep rallys, kick-offs and other school events. Most importantly, they instill pride, character and teamwork in their members and offer students many valuable opportunities to develop skills that will stay with them for a lifetime to come.
The Union Spirit program provides positive, challenging programs in which dedication to excellence and promotion of school spirit is emphasized. Through a consistent, disciplined and leveled approach, parents, coaches and administrators work together to ensure each squad member receives the following benefits of the program:
2013 Tryout Information
|Highstepper Tryout Dates||PACKET|
|Parent Meeting||March 14||6:30 p.m.||UMAC Classrooms|
|Clinic||March 25-27||4:30-6 p.m.||High School Gym|
|Tryouts||March 28||4:30 p.m.||High School Gym|
|Pom Tryout Dates||PACKET|
|Parent Meeting||March 25||6:30 p.m.||UMAC Classrooms|
|Clinic||April 1-3||4:30-6:30 p.m.||High School Gym|
|Tryouts||April 4||4:30 p.m.||High School Spirit Room|
|Cheer Tryout Dates||PACKET|
|Parent Meeting||April 2||6 p.m.||Redskin Room|
|Clinic||April 8-10||4:30-6:30 p.m.||High School Spirit Room|
|Tryouts||April 11||4:30 p.m.||High School Spirit Room|
|Parent Meeting||April 15||6 p.m.||High School Commons|
Students are required to tryout to be a member of a secondary spirit squad. Spirit clinics will be held each spring and are supervised by an assistant athletic director and the coaches from each discipline. All candidates must attend everyday of spirit clinics to tryout. Tryouts take place in the spring for the following year.
Spirit Squad Make-Up
Union Spirit Squads may be made up of the following grade levels:
All secondary squad memebers must attend summer camp. Summer camp is mandatory. After the new squads are chosen in the spring, mandatory practices prior to summer camp will occur to prepare for the competition held at camp.
Competitions are encouraged and expected for our cheerleading squads. The following is an approximation for the squads: