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Cheerleaders

Cheerleaders increase crowd participation for football games, basketball games and wrestling matches. Cheerleaders determine which chants and cheers should be performed as other spirit squads follow their lead. Cheerleaders attend all home and away games, pep rallies and as many community activities as possible.

Requirements

The following are the required skills for a Union Cheerleader. In addition, you will have the option to perform a higher scoring tumbling pass and/or standing tumbling along with the following required skills for the tryout:

8th Grade Cheer: Round off, toe touch, best side herkie, and best front hurdler

9th Grade Cheer: Round off backhandspring, toe touch, best side herkie, and best front hurdle

JV Cheer: Round off back tuck, standing backhandspring, toe touch, pike and best front hurdler

Varsity Cheer: Round off backhandspring back tuck, standing back tuck, toe touch, pike, and best front hurdler

Competitions are encouraged and expected for our squads. The following is an approximation for the squads:

  • Varsity squad participants should plan to attend a State competition and an additonal 3-4 competitions per year including Regional and National level competitions.
  • Junior-Varsity squad participants should plan to attend State competition and an additonal 3-4 competitions per year including Regional and National level competitions. Any competitions out-of-state but will be within an approved driving distance of 5 hours or 300 miles from the Tulsa area.
  • 9th grade squad participants should plan to attend a State competition and an additonal 2-3 in-state competitions
  • 8th grade squad participants should plan to attend State competition and an additonal 2-3 in-state competitions.
  • All competitions will be chosen by the coaches and approed by the director of atheltics.

 

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Union Public Schools joins the nation in observing National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Learn more here.

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week, which is celebrated annually October 23-31, is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention awareness program. Union Public Schools will host a myriad of activities during this time to raise awareness as well.

Red Ribbon Week was started after the death of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, who in 1985 was brutally tortured and murdered by drug traffickers he was investigating in Mexico.  As a tribute to SA Camarena, high school friend, Henry Lozano and Congressman Duncan Hunter, created “Camarena Clubs” and the wearing of a red ribbon to show their oppositions to drugs.

Union school sites will host activities ranging from special assemblies, special dress-up days to classroom activities that address the concerns related to illicit drugs.

Red Ribbon Week, which is celebrated annually October 23-31, is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention awareness program. Union Public Schools will host a myriad of activities during this time to raise awareness as well.

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Union Public Schools
8506 E. 61st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133
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