L-W West to Host Tryouts for 2015-2016 Dance Teams
Friday, March 20, 2015

Lincoln-Way West is hosting tryouts for its 2015-2016 Dance Teams for incoming freshmen, and current sophomores and juniors on Thursday, April 22 in the West dance studio. Tryouts for the 2015-2016 season are from 3:00 to 4:15 p.m. for JV and Varsity candidates and from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. for freshmen candidates.

A clinic will be held on Monday, April 20 and Tuesday, April 21 from 4:30 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria at Lincoln-Way West. Registration will begin at 4:15 p.m.

Attendance at the clinic is not required, though attending the tryouts is mandatory.

Our Lincoln-Way West dance teams play an important role in promoting school spirit at our school events. Practices will be held at Lincoln-Way West on weekdays and some Saturday mornings, stated Melissa Sweeney, mathematics teacher and head Poms coach.

Freshman games are typically held on Saturday mornings and Thursday evenings. Varsity and JV games are held on Friday evenings. Competitions for JV and Varsity will be held on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the winter. Squad members are expected to be at all practices and performances on time and stay until dismissed by the coach.

Candidates should wear black shorts and a gray t-shirt at the clinics. Students must be registered on the Lincoln-Way West 8to18 website at lww.8to18.com/accounts/login before tryouts and need a proof of current physical to try out. Each candidate is responsible for warming up before the clinic begins.

Students eligible to attend the clinic and tryout must be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior attending Lincoln-Way West during the 2015-2016 school year. Students must maintain a C average during the season. Students must also be enrolled in P.E. or ROTC for the 2015-2016 school year and not on a P.E. medical.

Please email Head Coach Melissa Sweeney msweeney@lw210.org with questions and for a copy of the tryout packet.