***HELLO students and parents…November is a very busy month for us here at the studio, so here is all the news we have to pass along to you thus far…
-There will be NO classes Wednesday, November 21st thru Sunday, November 25th, for the Thanksgiving Break, classes will resume on Monday, November 26th.
-Monday December 3rd marks the beginning of our first VISITORS WEEK. It is essential that each student have one visitor in class this week so we can discuss the Christmas Demonstrations.
Visitors Week runs from Monday, December 3rd thru Saturday, December 8th.
-There will be class on Monday, November 12th, Veteran’s Day.
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Our TENATIVE Christmas Demonstration date will be:
-Sunday, December 9th– 1pm
Massena Central High School Auditorium
*all recreational students will dance in one show
***awaiting final confirmation on the approval of our request before announcing it as “definite”
*Attendance is CRUCIAL in class at this point in order to have a successful Christmas Demonstration. Please be sure to attend all your classes to keep up with your dance and make our Christmas Demonstration as spectacular as it can be!
We will be handing out a memo the week prior to Visitors’ Week about your dancers’ Christmas Demonstration. It will have the exact date, time, and “COSTUME” that your child will need to wear for the performance. Remember the costume for their Christmas Demonstration is something that is put together by the parents, not purchased from the studio. Please review this information before coming to Visitors’ Week so if you have any questions you can be prepared to ask them!
The Tap to Toe Apparel Order Form is now available at the studio and online at taptotoestudioofdance.com. On this order form you can see the wide array of items we are offering including t-shirts, sweatshirts, warm up pants, jackets, and bags! This is the only order that will be placed before Christmas and we will not offer another order until Spring. Check out our Facebook page and our website to see the unique and fun designs we have created for our apparel that will make your dancer proud to wear! There are sample sizes at the studio available to try on for fit. The order is due by Wednesday November 14th. Don’t miss out on these new, and likely one time, designs of apparel items. TTSD wear makes a great Christmas present for the special dancer in your life! Get your order in today!
Please remember that November’s tuition is now due. This is also a reminder that our studio software automatically adds a $5.00 late fee after the 10th of the month, if you pay after the 10th please be sure to include the $5.00 late fee in order to avoid billing later, we appreciate your attention to having your tuition submitted in a timely manner. Year-End Costume fees are due November 15th. The costume fee is $70 per class. We will be doing an invoicing system through Square for any overdue accounts. Square will send you an invoice for the balance owed on your account, you can click on the invoice and pay via credit card right through the link! If you have requested an invoice to be emailed to you on a monthly basis but instead pay in person, and not via the invoice, you will receive an invoice reminder, please just disregard if you know you have already paid your bill. If you have any questions about your bill please stop in to the office, call us at (315)514-7242 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We have new GIFT CARDS available at the office desk! These are Square reloadable gift cards that can be used just like a credit card gift card…you purchase an amount, that amount goes on the gift card, when ready to redeem we will physically swipe the card on the Square reader! We have an introductory promotion that will run from now until December 21st! Anyone who purchases a gift card during this time will receive a 10% gift card…for any amount…from $25 to $1000 take advantage of a discount! These gift cards can be used to pay monthly tuition, costume statements, apparel orders, shoe orders, competition entry fees…anything that is directly related to/purchased from the studio! These gift cards make a great present for the special dancer in your life! AND everytime you reload your gift card you will receive a 5% discount…this discount will run indefinitely and is only eligible for gift card reloads! Stop by the office to ask about this awesome LIMITED TIME deal!
Our Winter Workshop with Dustin Phillips and guests is Friday November 30th, Saturday December 1st, and Sunday December 2nd at the OUR STUDIO!!! The workshop is for dancers ages 6 thru adult. This opportunity does not often come along, for small towns like Massena to have such big name choreographers come to us! Check out the announcement wall for biographies of the teachers, prices, and stop in to the office to register! The Winter Workshop makes a great early present for the dance enthusiast in your life! Reserve your spot today!!!
Minis-Friday November 30th
Juniors-Saturday December 1st and Sunday December 2nd
Teens/Seniors-Saturday December 1st and Sunday December 2nd
As it gets colder outside the studio tends to be colder as well so please be sure to dress in layers at the studio. And please be sure to rid your boots of snow, salt, and sand as you enter the studio by kick them off on the rugs at the entrances. If these are tracked in to the studio rooms on dancers shoes the floors get very slippery and dirty. Stay safe and warm!
Our November Incentive is a thankful incentive! We are thankful for our students and parents positive attitude both in and out of the studio! If a student receives a “GOTCHA” card for doing something exceptional around the studio they will be entered in a raffle for a very special gift!
Our winner of our October “Why I love TTSD” incentive is…Emelia (Mia) Palmer – Christine Collins
Congratulations on your free costume!!!
And thank you to all our Tap to Toe family members who shared what they love about TTSD! Every one I read put a huge smile on my face and warmed my heart! I love TTSD because of the students, parents, and supporters like you all that make my job the best in the world! Thank You for being a part of my family!!!
And last, but certainly not least, we would like to announce our
STUDENT OF THE MONTH for October…Elyse (Ellie) Palmer!
Ellie is a friendly classmate to her peers and is very respectful to her teachers. She is an attentive, hard working, and diligent student. And she is a kind and sweet friend to her classmates. Ellie always has a smile on her face, which puts a smile on her teachers’ faces! She is the perfect example of what we look for in Student of the Month.
Congratulations Ellie on being named our October Student of the Month!
I hope everyone stays healthy and happy this holiday season. Please take care of yourselves and others! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family from our family at Tap to Toe!