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Team Monthly Newsletter: June 2021

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June Team Newsletter 2021

We hope all of our dancers had a great time at the Team Banquet.  Even though the season is coming to an end, we can’t wait for our dancers to perform at our upcoming shows and allow more spectators to attend.  We still have a lot of tickets available if you are looking for extra.

Important Documents for your reference:  (please click on each link to view)

2020-2021 APA Team Calendar (this is a live document and is updated often)

2020-2021 Payments
Competitive Team Costume Checklist – Also available on our Team App! 

Previous National Documents

Absence Form – This will be checked every Monday. If the absence is not entered by Monday morning please still complete the form, but call as well so we can notify the teacher.  To be considered for an excused absence please make sure to complete the form no later than 30 days prior to the absence.


More Important Info for You To Know:  

Nationals Update:  You can check out this website for the host hotel information by clicking HERE. All National documents are listed in the Team App and also at the top of this newsletter.  Rainbow notified us that final schedules will be available by June 13th.   As soon as we receive this, we will email everyone.

Parade Sign-ups (IF YOU DID NOT COMPLETE YET):  Due to Covid, we do not want to require our students to walk in any of our parades if they do not feel comfortable. This is optional so please fill out our survey on what your student would be doing IF your student is returning to Teams and IF the parades happen.  We are only opening this up to our Team students to limit our group size. We are waiting to hear more details from the city.  Parade Survey

Fall Dance Assistant Applications –  If your child is going to be 10 years old by September 1st and is interested in assisting dance classes next school year, please click below to complete an assistant application.  All applications are due no later than June 30th. For every 1 hour of assisting, the assistant would receive a $7 credit in their APA account.

 

Please keep in mind the more flexibility and availability you have, the easier it is to schedule. Please make sure to review each application as there have been changes.  Any assistant who commits to assisting a minimum of 1 class at the Franklin location will get priority scheduling! 

Click here for 2021-2022 Assistant Application:    

Want to know more about what is expected when assisting? This article will answer many of your questions.   http://www.danceadvantage.net/great-teachers-assistant/ 

Father and Daughter Dance Challenge! Due to Covid-19, we will not be able to have our traditional Father/Daughter Dance, but that’s not going to stop us from creating a FUN experience for our APA Dads and Daughters! This year APA will be hosting a dance challenge on social media, that all families can enter, for a chance to WIN a $25 gift card to Mimosa restaurant and a Diesel Plus service haircut at Diesel Barbershop! The perfect Father’s Day Gift!

Learn More Here!

COMING SOON – APA Open House/Movie Night!  APA is partnering with Gift of Wings to host a movie night after our Open House on Tuesday, August 17th at our Franklin location. We will offer sample dance/music classes for students to try out and offer our Shoe Extravaganza Sale to get discounts on shoes for our September classes. Our APA Open House will be held from 6 pm-8 pm followed by an outdoor movie starting at dusk. Head to our Facebook page today to vote for what movie you want to see!

Vote Now!

NEW Yard Sign Contest:
We’re shaking up our yard sign contest
! Grab a yard sign from the lobby of either location and place it in your yard, THEN take a photo and share it to your Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #APAproud! We will pick a random winner each month who will receive a $50 tuition credit. Winners are announced on our social platforms, and we’ll contact you on your post! 

APA Team Dancer of the Month: Congratulations goes to Hannah Fleming, our June Student of the Month

Hannah is 15 years old and attends Oak Creek High School. Her favorite subject is English and when she’s not lighting up the dance floor she’s curled up with a book. Hannah also enjoys listening to One Direction, watching movies, and indulging in her favorite food pasta! This season Hannah is working on progressing in her facials and giving more emotion when performing. Lyrical is her favorite style of dance! Hannah is most grateful for her family and friends and is excited for Summer, her favorite season.

Congratulations Hannah! 

DANCE SHOWCASE:

Competitive Teams Routines will NOT have a dress rehearsal since they have been competing with their routines all year.  Our Teams WILL have a picture day at APA’s Oak Creek location on Tuesday, June 15th.  Pictures will be taken during the day starting at 12:30 p.m.  Schedule

Tech Ballet Classes:  These classes will have dress rehearsals/pictures at APA’s Oak Creek location on Tuesday, June 15th, or Wednesday, June 16th. Please look at our Showcase Index to get your correct day/time.

Competitive Team Showcase:  Wednesday, June 16th @ SMPAC 7:00 p.m.
This show will include ALL Competitive Team routines, Tech Ballet routines & Acro Level 2. Normally, in addition to the Team Show, Teams and Tech Ballet perform throughout our Spring Showcases mixed with our recreational classes however our Spring Showcases will be mini shows just like winter. Both Acro levels will still perform in 2 shows on Saturday, June 19th.  Unfortunately, our Team Showcase will not be videotaped however all of our families receive copies of the Rainbow Competition.
*Tech Ballet classes that have rehearsals at OC on June 16th, will have time to leave OC and head to SMPAC.

Volunteers:  We are looking for parent volunteers to help us back-stage for our Recreational Showcases.  IF any Team parents will be at our rec shows and would like to volunteer backstage, please click  HERE.   We will send a volunteer email the week of the Showcase with final instructions.  ***We are not asking for volunteers for our Team Showcase.

Remaining Tickets for Sale:  If anyone is looking to purchase extra tickets for the family to attend our Showcases, we still have tickets available.  Because this is general seating, even if you purchased tickets for the first round, your family will still be able to sit together if you purchase more at this later date. View our Showcase page below.

For a full list of details for our Spring Showcase please click here:  https://www.academywi.com/spring-dance-performances/ 

General APA Announcements for ALL FAMILIES:

License Plate Winner: Congrats to license plate 383-YKM.  One of our staff members spotted your APA window sticker while driving!  Please contact the front desk so we know who you are and you will receive a $50 tuition credit.  To participate, grab a FREE APA window sticker at the desk! 

Referral Program:  Share us with a friend!  When a new family registers and mentions your name, you EACH will receive a $50 tuition voucher. The voucher will be mailed out after 2 months of paid enrollment and there is no limit to the number of families you can refer!

Facebook & Instagram: Interact with APA on social media! We have fun contests, photos from classes, and more on both our Facebook and Instagram pages. Click here to join us on Facebook and here to follow us on Instagram!

Member Accounts: There is a Member Login area on our website www.academywi.com where you can see what your account has been charged, enroll in classes, etc. Every family has its own account. Your username is the email address you gave us. If you need to update your email address, please contact us.

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