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28
Nov

Welcome Emily & Angie!

We’re SO excited to welcome TWO new staff members to the office at The Pointe! These ladies will be in the office during the week and we are so excited to have them join our team!  Please stop in sometime, introduce yourself, and welcome them on board!  They are going to help us communicate more...
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15
Nov

Thankful

This month, I’ve adopted a “Gratitude Challenge” – a series of 30 prompts, and every day in November, I take or find a photo that corresponds with the prompt of that day to show and remember something specific that I’m thankful for.  From small things like the weather (I LOVE living in Iowa where we...
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08
Nov

November Students of the Month

One of my favorite new things we’re doing this year is pointing out a few students each month who have really stood out in their dance classes.  These students were nominated by their teachers for showing our values in and outside of the classroom.  Our students of the month strive for excellence in dance, school,...
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31
Oct

October 2016 Newsletter

                  Message from Miss Vanessa: Happy Halloween!  We just finished Costume Week and I had a BLAST seeing all of the dancers in their Halloween costumes at dance class!  We’ve shared all of our costumes and recital songs on Facebook and are also uploading the details to...
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17
Oct

Always Learning

“Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching.” I’m taking this quote to heart this week as I head to Chicago for a continuing education event entitled “Studio Owner University”.  This event is put on by More Than Just Great Dancing, an international licensing organization that The Pointe School of Dance belongs to.  More Than...
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10
Oct

Supporting a Dancer

We LOVE this article from the Rockettes about ways a dancer would love support.  At The Pointe, we have not only fantastic dancers – but fantastic dance families that support and encourage the dancers and our studio! Dancers certainly have unique needs – share with us in the comments some things that you have done...
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03
Oct

October Students of the Month

We have (another!) new program starting up this year at The Pointe – Dancers of the Month.  We hope to lift up and encourage dancers who show great attendance, work ethic, and kindness while at dance class.  Dancers of the Month are nominated and selected by the teachers at The Pointe – and will be...
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27
Sep

September 2016 Newsletter

Message from Miss Vanessa: We are off to an amazing start this year at The Pointe!  It is SO fun to see all of our students back into the swing of things and working so hard in their classes!  I am so thankful to get to know all of our families here and hope that...
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19
Sep

Hustle & Bustle

Where did the first half of September go?!  It seems like just a moment ago, we were frantically stuffing welcome packets and eagerly waiting for students to come in for their first classes. Now, September is half over and we’re thinking about October events, Halloween, and booking details for our Christmas show.  WOW! I have...
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