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Welcome to Jaguar Cheer

The Ankeny Centennial High School Cheerleading program wants to model and shape our student-athlete into confident, independent leaders that can persevere through challenges as well as positively impact and support others. The program seeks to maximize the potential of an individual cheerleader, grow them as a teammate, help them positively build school spirit with good sportsmanship, and offer a variety of opportunities to perform and compete all while enjoying the squad, the sport, and supporting our ACHS teams.

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CIML Schedules


Program Book

Digital Copy of the ACHS Cheer PROGRAM BOOK


Squad Selection

Any Freshman – Senior Centennial student wanting to commit to ACHS cheerleading will be placed on a squad based on their grade and ability level. All cheerleaders have the option to cheer for either one season or double sport (cheer for both fall and winter).

  • Fall Cheerleading:
    • Squad selection will begin in April and go through August for the upcoming fall season. Junior Varsity and Varsity Squads will be announced in August.
    • Fall cheerleading will have 3-4 squads: Freshman, Junior Varsity 1, Junior Varsity 2, and Varsity. Cheerleaders will be placed on the squad that corresponds with their grade level and cheerleading ability level.
  • Winter Cheerleading
    • Squad selection will be held in the fall for the corresponding winter season.
      • Join our Google Classroom: 5uhub6n
      • Winter Informational Meeting: October 7, 2022   ~   4:15 – 4:45pm   ~   Northview Middle School Cafeteria
      • Squad Selection Practice: October 15, 2022   ~   9:00am – 12:00pm   ~   ACHS Main Gym
    • Winter cheerleaders have the opportunity to be placed on a variety of squads based on sport interest and ability level: Freshman, Junior Varsity, Varsity Basketball, Varsity Wrestling.
      • 9th graders can be placed on freshman, junior varsity, or varsity basketball/wrestling.
      • 10th graders can be placed on junior varsity, varsity basketball/wrestling
      • 11th and 12th graders can be placed on junior varsity, varsity basketball, or varsity wrestling


2022 Fall Cheerleaders


Junior Jaguar Cheerleaders

Every fall, Jaguar Cheerleading welcomes our future cheerleaders to learn cheers, chants, and our fight song and perform them prior to a Home Varsity Football game.

  •  2022 Junior Jaguar Cheerleading Event will be held prior to the Varsity Football game on September 16, 2022 – ACHS vs. Cedar Falls
    • Clinic: September 14, 2022   5:30 – 7:00pm
    • Performance: September 16, 2022     5:30 – 6:45pm





Jaguar Spirit Club

The Jaguar Spirit Club is a group of Centennial and Northview students who value and promote jaguar spirit in their schools and community. This group will gather a few times a year to learn and perfect cheers and chants in order lead the Centennial crowd at a variety of sporting events. Our purpose is to create friendships and positive experiences for students as they perform and lead the crowd to support their fellow jaguars.



Community Involvement

Jaguar Cheerleading is greatly involved in the Ankeny and Greater Des Moines Area community. We have participated and helped in a variety of events including: Ankeny Community School District Project Fresh Start, Ankeny Miracle League, Ankeny Relay for Life and Coaches verse Cancer events, Ankeny March of Dimes for Babies, Des Moines Susan G. Koman Race for the Cure, Des Moines Ronald McDonald House, Des Moines Autism Speaks Walk, Ankeny ‘The District’ events, Ankeny Summerfest events, and many more.


Program Competition Records

  • 4a Stunt Group Division
    • State Champions – 2021, 2018
    • 2nd Place – 2019
    • 3rd Place – 2019
    • 4th Place – 2017
    • 6th Place – 2017
    • 7th Place – 2021
  • 4a Timeout/Game Day Division
    • 2nd Place – 2021, 2020
    • 3rd Place – 2018
    • 4th Place – 2019
    • 5th Place – 2017
  • 4a Large Cheer and Dance Division
    • 3rd Place – 2014


Cheer Gear

Uniform Care

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Cheerleader Material & Resources


Wrestling Cheers

Fight Song

Iowa Cheerleading Coaches Association

National Federation – Spirit Rules

USA Cheer

Universal Cheerleaders Association