November On Pointe News

We are Thankful for our families!!

Bring a Family Member To On Pointe Music/Dance Week

Bring A Family Member To Dance/Music Week

· When: November 4-9, 2019

· Who: Mom, Dad, Grandparents, or any special adult in your dancer/musician life

· Details: Special time for your dancer/musician to show off what they are learning

  • Adult Participation Required
  • Learn what your dancer/musician is learning
  • Wear workout clothing
  • Bring a Water Bottle
  • Have fun

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

On Pointe will be observing the Thanksgiving Holiday and will be Closed November 27-December 1! We thank all of our families for choosing On Pointe School of Dance as their home! We are thankful for each and everyone one of you!
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Adopt a Family for Christmas

On Pointe is again adopting an On Pointe Family for the Christmas season. Please help us give them a Christmas to remember! We will have our Family Christmas Tree up by November 18, 2019. What you need to know:

  • Take a gift/s from the tree
  • Sign it out with Ms Trish at the front desk
  • Go shopping
  • Return present unwrapped by December 14, 2019

Questions, ask Ms Eryn at

Holiday Parade December 7-Lapeer Mi

  • When: December 7, 2019
  • Arrival Time: 10:30am
  • Where: Line Up Nepessing Street, Lapeer Mi
  • MUST RSVP Prior to the Parade to Ms Trish

More Information regarding what to wear will be announced at a later date

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Ballet Exams

Monday, Dec. 9th, 4pm to Saturday, Dec. 14th, 11pm

In Your Child's Ballet Level 1 and above

Who: All Level 1 Ballet Classes and above

When: December 9-December 14, 2019 in your ballet classes

Details: Please make sure your students have a ballet syllabus from their teacher so that they can study for their exam. Level 3 and above may have a written ballet exam as well.

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Recital Costume Show Fee Due November 15!

  • Recital Costume Show Fee Due November 15
  • $100
  • NON Refundable
  • Payable two ways with your Credit Card on File, or Cash/Check payment Prior to November 15

What's Coming up in November

* Practice makes progress! Whether it's five minutes or an hour, take the time to work on your lesson materials. Every little bit makes a huge difference.


* Piano students! Play with purpose every time! Check your posture, and notice what *happens when you use light fingers vs. heavy fingers.


"Blah-blah-blah-blah-blah..." "Meow-meow-meow-meow-meow..." What do you hear? What do you feel?
*andante - walking tempo.
* Tongue twister of the month -
"Chester cheetah chewed a chunk of cheap cheddar cheese"
* SIMPLE GIFTS - What progress have you made while playing/singing this piece? Are the chords getting easier to play? The words "gift to" should be gradually feeling more natural to sing. Every part of the music is important!

Core Barre

Wednesday Night 7:15pm-8:15pm

*First Class Free

*Class for everyone ages 10+

On Pointe Competition Fundraisers

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Help Support Competition Dance

On Pointe Competition Fundraising Team is selling football squares for the Michigan vs Michigan State game.

Cost: $10 per square

Payout: $125 quarter

Info: The Numbers and placements will be drawn at random on November 13th. Then boards will be posted on November 15th. Want to buy a square contact any of the following people:

Jess Bailey:

Jodie Hunt:

Erin Viers:

Tara Suckow:

Jen Pozzi:

As always thank you for supporting your On Pointe Competition Teams

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Get your Candy Grams-Sale

When: Will be sold December 9-14

Cost: $1/per gram

Where: Will be handed out the following week December 16-21

Info: All On Pointe Students, Staff, Family Members can send a candy gram to their On Pointe Student or friend. Simply buy a candy gram that will be on sale during the week of December 9-14. You can buy by as many as you want for the cost of X each candy gram. They will be delivered the following week during our Holiday Parties. The grams are a fun way to wish your student or friend a happy holidays or more.

All Proceeds go to our On Pointe Competition Teams

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What's Happening Next

  • December 7 Lapeer Parade (More Details to Follow)
  • December 9-14 Ballet Exams in all Ballet Classes Level 1 and up
  • December 9-14 Candy Gram Sales
  • December 16-21 Holiday Parties
  • December 23-Jan 5 NO Classes Holiday Break
  • January 6 Classes Resume
  • February 15 Final Recital Costume Show Fee Due