Please keep in mind how difficult it is to keep every parent informed regarding schedule changes, special happenings, recital information etc… We will post periodic bulletins on our website as well as inside the studio. A special note to parents who drop off and pick up later, we ask that you please check the waiting room inside the studio periodically for special information that could be posted. This is especially crucial towards the end of the dance year (from April-June) when important recital and costume information is pertinent.
We will be strongly enforcing the following competition attendance policy:
1. During competition season (Jan-June), ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY, this is for regularly scheduled dance classes, as well as, additional classes needed to get ready for competition. No more than 3 unexcused absences will be allowed. Other sport commitments will be considered an unexcused absence. After 3 unexcused absences, a phone call will be made to the parent, this phone call serves as a violation or warning, that your child is out of compliance with our attendance policy.
*excused absences are the following: a graded school project (other than regular homework), family emergency, vacation and illness.
2. There will be no tardiness or early departure from class 2 weeks prior to any competition. If a student is 15 minutes late or leaves 15 minutes early, during this time period, it will count as an unexcused absence. This will jeopardize the students position in line. The teacher has the right at any time to move any students positions in line for competition, or recital purposes.
3. If attendance and tardiness becomes an ongoing concern, the teacher can remove that student/s from competition.
Each student will receive a monthly billing statement. This includes students who are paying by semester and annually. Even though you might not owe anything that particular month, it is good practice to review your bill. Parents who drop off their children, please realize that we do hand statements directly to your child after class, on the last class of each month. *please note a $20.00 charge will be added to your billing statements from Jan-June to cover the costs of extra dance rehearsals and coaching fees, to prepare for competition.