We would like to begin our October Newsletter with a huge thank you to all of our families at LTD! We have smoothly completed our first month of classes and we are thrilled to have so many enthusiastic students enjoying dance every week! We apologize, this is a hefty newsletter! Please take the time to inform yourselves with the information provided so that everyone is up to date.
Schedule Changes In September we run a tentative schedule. Depending on which classes fill, and whether or not there is a demand for additional classes, we try to confirm our official schedule the first week of October. We will be making a few changes that will take effect THIS week (Monday Oct 6th).
Intermediate Jazz: New Day & Time: Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:30 pm Intermediate Modern: New Day & Time: Tuesdays 7:30 - 8:30 pm Adult Ballet: Same Day, New Time: Tuesdays 8:30 - 9:30 pm
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this time of transition.
Holiday Closures & Make-up Classes
Thanks Giving (Monday October 13th): No Classes
Make-up classes: Wednesday October 15th, same time as regular class. Makeup classes do not apply to Little Tots as these dates are taken in to account when planning the 8 week session.
Halloween (Friday October 31st): No Classes
Make-up classes: Thursday October 30th, same time as regular class.
Halloween Week & Bring a Friend During the week of October 27th - 31st, students are invited to bring a friend to their classes and wear a Halloween Costume!! Please keep in mind there are no classes on Halloween Friday, but will take place a day earlier on Thursday. Please ensure that costumes will not affect your ability to dance. Oh, and, have fun!!
STEP Meeting We would like to invite our senior students to join our STEP Program at LTD. Our Student Teacher Education Program is a program that will allow mature, experienced students an opportunity to assist in teaching classes. Senior students involved will gain volunteer hours for school along with valuable skills that can be applied to future careers in teaching and dancing. We will be hosting our first STEP meeting at the studio Friday October 17th at 7:30 pm. If you are interested in joining and would like further information please attend this meeting.
We are excited to put together our list of this year's gear and will have order forms and samples ready in a short time! Students who are receiving their FREE t-shirts, for registering early, will be seeing them soon.
We are giving away $100 of FREE merchandise to the winner of our upcoming draw. Like and Share our Facebook page to be automatically entered. Once we reach 200 Likes on our page we will announce the lucky winner!! Last year's winner was Cassy Lathem.
Dancer of the Month Every month we allow students to vote for the Dancer of the Month.Dancers will receive votes for their positive attitudes, dance improvements and class participation. This year we will be alternating which ages will participate. In the first week of October Petite and Junior age students will vote and choose a Dancer of the Month for October. In the final week of October, Intermediate and Senior Students will vote for November's Dancer of the Month. Good luck!