Marka Wood started dancing at the age of three and has been dancing ever since. She started taking dance at Jill Rauscher's School of Dance and was a member of the Razzmatazz and Epic dance company. She was also a member of the Clear Brook Celebrities Drill Team in high school and was on the Jazz Company where she was voted most outstand
Marka Wood started dancing at the age of three and has been dancing ever since. She started taking dance at Jill Rauscher's School of Dance and was a member of the Razzmatazz and Epic dance company. She was also a member of the Clear Brook Celebrities Drill Team in high school and was on the Jazz Company where she was voted most outstanding Junior. She then attended Blinn College and was a member of the BlinnTreasures. She was on the Blinn Dance Team for three years and was the Lieutenant her second year. After Blinn she was offered a dance scholarship at Stephen F. Austin and became a member of the SFA PomSquad. Her last year at Stephen F. Austin she was asked to be a member of the SFA Repertory Dance Company. She graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in December 2011 with a Bachelors Degree in Dance with a Minor in Kinesiology and a Teaching Certificate. She attended Sam Houston State University where she received a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Instructional Technology. Prior to the Cavaliers, she was the Asst. Director of the Clear Springs Silveradosfor 2 years.
To increase and develop character, scholarship, leadership, and individual responsibility;
to develop and maintain a high standard of technical and creative dance; to promote school spirit and good sportsmanship; to represent CCISD at all functions and events, on and off campus; to promote interest in school activities; and to create and maintain positive relations between our dance teams.
Course Selection for Dance Team
Grade 9-12 Fine Arts Credit Prerequisite: Audition
Note: Students will also earn 0.5 PE substitution credit upon successful completion of the fall semester of Dance Team for the rehearsals and activities after school hours.
Basic Dance Elements in Dance Team Auditions
Chasse, chaine turns, a la seconde turns, grand jete, chaine jete, calypso, turning jete in second, kicks, pas de bourree, pique turns, double pirouette turns, splits
Football Half-times, Pep Rallies, Parades, Basketball Half-times, Dance Team Contests, Spring Show, and various community performances
Located in League City, Texas, the Clear Creek Cavaliers are an award winning high school dance team with a long history of tradition and excellence at Clear Creek High School. The team has entertained half-time audiences at the Clear Creek High School varsity football and basketball games since 1956.
Besides team sporting events, the yearly social and community activities, the team also travels to competitions all over our area. Each year members of the community can look forward to the annual Cavalier Spring Show which takes place in late April or early May.
Tryouts for the team are held annually, in the month of March.
The Clear Creek Cavalier Booster Club and Cavaliers would like to Thank and Recognize our wonderful and generous 2020-21 Sponsors!
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