Girls Ages 12-18 Are Welcome To Cheer
The Home School Saints Cheerleading Squad is for girls ages 12-18. The 2015 squad consists of 11 girls.
For those wishing to cheer for the 2016 squad, simply register online and pay the $140 fee before June 30, 2016.
The Cheer squad practices at the same times and place as the football team beginning in August. Cheerleaders will cheer at the Home School Saints home football games and occasional away games. The squad is uniformed with hairbow, top and bottom uniform and two pom poms. Participants are responsible for shoes and biker shorts.
The girls will cheer on the sideline on the football field. They focus on teamwork and encouragement. There are no building of pyramids or performing of stunts.
How much travel is involved?
The Cheerleaders cheer at every home game. On occasion, the cheerleaders will travel with the football team to away games in either Baton Rouge, Bogalusa and Lafayette.
What is the cost to cheer?
The cost is $140 which includes a uniform, insurance costs, and other fees.
Are there many home school girls cheering at games?
Yes! In the past ten years, home school cheerleading squads have rapidly expanded nationally. Atlanta, Dallas, Oklahoma City, Indianapolis, Richmond and Greensboro all host cheerleading squads. WIthin Louisiana, Baton Rouge and Lafayette also have thriving cheerleading programs.
How are home school families finding out about the Home School Saints?
The Home School Saints sends information to many New Orleans home school groups: CHEF GNO, CHEF River Parishes, CHEF Northshore, CHEF Crescent City, CHEF Slidell, Grace Home Educators, CHEF St Charles Parish, Westbank Homeschool Organization, Key Home School, and Agnus Dei. Also, the Home School Saints are part of the National Home School Sports Network.
Who will coach the Homeschool Saints Cheerleading Program?
Coach Kristi Montalbano is in her first year leading the cheerleading program.
Let's Hear It For The Cheerleaders!
Above: The 2015 Cheerleaders
Below: The 2012 Cheerleaders.