REFUND POLICY

There will be no refunds for classes dropped after the start of the second session (December 1, 2018). Classes dropped prior to the start of the second session will be granted on a pro-rated basis as of the 1st of the following month.

Session 1: *September, October, November, *June

Session 2: December, January, February

Session 3: March, April, May

*September/June are partial months - total month count (9 months)

 

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS

First Day of Monday-Thursday Classes

September 17, 2018

First Day of Saturday Classes

September 29, 2018

Columbus Day

October 8, 2018

Veteran's Day

November 12, 2018

Thanksgiving Recess

November 21-24, 2018

Christmas Recess

December 19-January 1, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr Birthday

January 21, 2019

Mid Winter Recess

February 18-23, 2019

Spring Recess/Easter

April 20-April 26, 2019

Memorial Day Recess

May 24-May 27, 2019

Last Day of Classes

TBA

Recital Rehearsal Week (Tentative)

Week of June 2nd or June 9th

Recital (tentative)

Weekend of June 8th or June 15th

MAKE UP CLASS POLICY

We encourage make up classes for absences or snow days. A make up class MAY be taken in a different dance style. You must call the office in advance to make sure it is an appropriate day/class to attend. The dance office will notify the teacher of that class.

SNOW CLOSINGS

The outgoing voicemail message will be changed to reflect the closings for that day. We will attempt to record the closings by 8:30 am for the morning classes and 1:30 pm for the afternoon classes. You can also check our web site for announcements.

DANCE ATTIRE

All students are required to have hair pulled back and securely fastened. All proper shoes are to be worn to class. No jewelry.        No Gum.*

Tiny Tots, Pre-school, Kinder and Primary (girls) - black leotard, pink tights, black ballet skirt, pink ballet slippers, tan tap shoes.

Tiny Tots, Pre-school, Kinder and Primary (boys)- black sweat pants, white t-shirt, black ballet slippers, tan tap shoes.

Ballet- black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers, black ballet skirt (optional). Canvas ballet slippers are only allowed in certain levels please inquire before purchase.

Jazz- black leotard, black tights, tan jazz shoes, black shorts, higher levels black jazz pants.

Tap- black leotard, black tights, tan tap shoes, black shorts or skirts. No Pants!

Lyrical/Contemporary- black leotard, black/tan convertible tights, black shorts or leggings, dance paws (optional).

Hip Hop- Black pants, black hip hop sneaker, white or grey tank top with body suit underneath. Loose fitted is allowed but not too baggy.

Tap/Hip Hop Combo - any combination of the above for Jazz and Hip Hop including tap shoes and sneakers.

Theatre - leggings, sweat pants, shorts, t-shirts - comfortable clothing but not too bulky as that can be inhibiting. Students should be prepared to take off shoes and socks depending on the exercises being done.

*Dance cover- ups are allowed
dance shorts, dance skirts, tight tanks etc


GENERAL INFORMATION

Attendance is taken at the beginning of each class. It is important that your child attends class every week and is on time. Good attendance is imperative. Absences and tardiness not only hold back the individual student but can hold back an entire class.

Classes will be conducted with the doors closed to avoid distracting the students taking class. Parents and siblings will not be permitted in the class but can observe classes through the observation windows on select days.

Please be sure to visit the studio bulletin board regularly to stay informed of what is going on in the studio such as Parent Observation Week and Friendship Week.

Parent Observation - windows into the class room will remain open so that parents and guests can observe the various classes. Parent Observation Week will begin in October and is the last full week of each month.

Friendship Week - there will be 3 designated weeks during the school year when students will be encouraged to "bring a friend" to dance class. You will be notified ahead of time when these classes will be scheduled so that students can invite their friends.

GENERAL RULES

Students must wait inside the building to be picked up;

No student under the age of 13 is permitted to leave the building without an adult;

We are not responsible for unsupervised children;

No food or drink is allowed in the dance room;

No gum chewing allowed in class;

No street shoes are allowed in the dance room;

All students must be in proper dress code while attending class;

Please make sure you arrive 5-10 minutes before class in order to be prepared to begin on time;

Please try to keep the lobby as clean and quiet as possible.

 

In His Steps Dance Studio - Phone: 631-482-1320

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