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A year after return, Charles Cheer wins competition

Charles Middle Cheer

(H.E. CHARLES MIDDLE SCHOOL -- Feb. 18, 2020) — After a hiatus that lasted years, cheerleading returned to Charles Middle last school year and it already is making a huge impact in the sport. 

The Charles Charger cheer squad this weekend competed in the 2020 Americas Cup Cheer Competition where they don first place in the novice division. 

“All of us at Charles are very proud of these students who have come so far in such short time,” said Principal David Zamora. “The young ladies on the squad hold themselves to very high standards both in the classroom and out of it.” 

Besides from training for competition, the squad supports all Charger sports teams and perform at special events.

The team is coached by Krystle McClain, the current Charles Teacher of the Year.

Story by Gustavo Reveles