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    Northbrook Middle School is excited to announce that basketball and cheerleading are back for 2021-2022! Please review the information below regarding our winter sports: 

    • Overview of Middle School Athletics - Gwinnett County Public Schools supports middle school athletics in boys and girls basketball and cheerleading. Many schools offer club and intramural programs in other areas. Northbrook fields a girls and a boys club soccer team. In addition, Northbrook offers a variety of intramural sports in the fall and spring semesters. 
    • Cheerleading - Northbrook cheerleading supports our girls and boys basketball teams by providing in-game spirit cheers and halftime performances. Students in grades 7 and 8 are eligible to participate in GCPS middle school cheerleading. Northbrook will offer cheerleading tryouts for all rising 7th and 8th graders who wish to participate in our 2021-2022 program. Tryouts will be held in the Northbrook gym beginning Wednesday, September 1st and ending on Friday, September 3rd. Any student who wishes to tryout for cheerleading MUST have a current physical and insurance information on file at the school. Students will not be eligible for tryouts or participation in athletics without these documents on file. The Northbrook Athletics Participation and Medical Form should be turned into the grade level office prior to tryouts on Wednesday, September 1st, 2021.  

    • Basketball - Northbrook basketball tryouts for our girls and boys teams will begin in October 2021. Girl's tryouts are October 13-15 from 4:15-6:00 PM; Boy's tryouts are October 18-22 from 5:30-7:00 PM. Students wishing to participate in basketball will need to complete the Northbrook Athletics Participation and Medical Form prior to our October 2021 tryouts. Medical examinations will be accepted if the exam was within one calendar year of the tryout date. 
    • Soccer - Northbrook soccer is a club team, rather than an officially sanctioned sport. Our soccer team plays "friendly" competitions with other schools in January, February, and March. Soccer tryouts are in late November / early December each school year. Students wishing to participate in soccer will need to complete the Northbrook Athletics Participation and Medical Form prior to 2021 tryouts. Medical examinations will be accepted if the exam was within one calendar year of the tryout date. 

    If you have any questions, please contact Athletics Director April Mitchell at April.Mitchell@gcpsk12.org or 678-407-7135

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    Cheerleading Coaches
    Kathy Karlin, Head Coach                        kathy.karlin@gcpsk12.org
    Sydney Henry, Assistant Coach                sydney.henry@gcpsk12.org
    Deidra Tolbert, Assistant Coach                deidra.tolbert@gcpsk12.org

    Congratulations to Our 2021-2022 Cheer Team!

    Braelyn Benson
    Mariah Bethea-Flowers
    Leah Varon
    Vanessa Khoja
    Janiya Holland
    Elizabeth Adebanjo
    Natalia Duran
    Sai Saisanjana
    McKenna Butera
    Lennae Robertson
    Briley Grizzard
    Megan Nguyen
    Olivia Mitchell
    Mamawah Fofana
    Remnant Jameson
    Jordyn Nixon
    Reagan Freeman
    Joyce Mutombu

    About Northbrook Cheerleading
    Gwinnett County middle school cheerleading is open to seventh and eighth grade students. Cheerleaders perform for the girls and boys basketball games by cheering on the sidelines, performing quarter cheers, and performing a half-time routine. During these performances, the girls will stunt, tumble, dance, and cheer. Cheerleading tryouts take place on September 1st, 2nd, & 3rd and practices begin September 7th.  Middle school basketball teams play 14 games, beginning in November and ending in early February. Games are played during the week starting at 5:00pm or 5:30pm and on Saturdays beginning at 9:00am.


    Cheerleading practices begin September 7th. Practices occur three times per week every Tuesday from 4:30-6:00pm and Mondays and Thursday at 7:45am-8:45 at Northbrook. Our cheer program utilizes the expertise of USA Cheers to choreograph the half-time routine, teach safe stunting techniques, and support novice tumblers.

    It is imperative that students make a commitment to be in attendance for all practices and games. Cheerleading is a team sport and is dependent on all members being present. Prior arrangements must be made when absences are required. If the coaches are not given at least 48-hour notice, the cheerleader will sit out the next game for a pre-determined time. These instances include, but are not limited to: family obligations, school obligations, medical illnesses or issues. Significant illnesses are the exception.

    The cost to participate in Northbrook cheerleading is $700. This fee covers the administrative costs to run the program, pre-game meals, uniform purchase (including a shell top, skirt, bloomer briefs, hair bows), and USA Cheers choreography. The cost does not include cheer shoes or socks. These are required and should be purchased separately. Cheer warm-ups are optional and can be purchased separately from Varsity Spirit Fashion. Uniform orders will not be placed until Northbrook receives 100% of the cost for all cheerleaders.

    It is the responsibility of parents to pick up your cheerleader after all practices, clinics, and games. Northbrook will provide a bus to transport cheerleaders to the location of the game during the weekday games. Transportation is not provided to return students to school after the games. Parents are expected to transport cheerleaders to and from Saturday games. For safety reasons, please be prompt.

    Required Forms for Tryouts

    • There are 3 packets of forms that are required for tryouts:The Northbrook Athletic Participation form contains contact information, physical form for your Doctor, Physician’s Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to fill out, concussion information and insurance information.
    • Cheerleading Participation form contains expectations for cheer including practices, cost, and eligibility. This form must be signed by parent/guardian and student
    • Teacher Recommendation forms: Each student will receive 4 forms and give them to 4 teachers of their choice. Teachers will give these forms to one of the coaches, and scores will be added to tryout scores.

    Cheer Participation Form

    Teacher Recommendation Form

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