CSDA November 2022 Newsletter

Happy Thanksgiving!

Fall Break

No Classes or Office Hours Tuesday, November 22nd - Sunday, November 27th, 2022

Costume Measuring

It's costume measuring time!! You will see Miss Amanda Smith, Miss Tiffany or a seasoned dance mom popping into classes the first 2 weeks of November to measure your dancers. Please make sure your dancers are in proper dance attire so measurements will be accurate.

Also, we need all dancers t-shirt and tights size. Please fill out this form to provide us with those sizes. This form is due by Sunday, November 13th.

Online Store

If you are looking to purchase CSDA clothing or accessories or shoes for the Holiday season all orders need to be in by November 10th. This is to ensure plenty of time for shipping. Checkout our offerings on our online store located in your parent portal.

Monthly Tuition & Fee's

Today your Recital Fee will be posted in your portal and is due by December 1st. This fee covers your recital media, finale t-shirt and recital tights.

In your August newsletter a google form was sent in regards to June's tuition. This was also posted in the studio's group fb page. If you did not responded on the form or if you enrolled in September or later, June's tuition will be posted 1/2 in January and the other 1/2 in April. This is due to ordering costumes and closing our season books in May.

Reminder ~ Tuition is posted on the 20th of the month prior and is due the first class of each month. A $15.00 late fee will be assessed to any tuition payments received after the 15th of the month. Autopay will run on the 1st of the month for tuition (October -May). You can sign up for autopay at any time during our season.

If you referred a friend that signed up this season by October 31st please text 774-343-9209 or email asmith@centerstagestudios.net! One referral credit per student and friend must stay through May.

Halloween Fun @ CSDA Last Week

We are Thankful

The theme this month around CSDA is about being thankful. It is so important to teach our kids about gratitude and what better way than to have them all fill out a turkey feather of what they are thankful for. Our Thankful Turkeys will be displayed in the waiting areas for all to read.

To show you, our dance family, we are thankful for you, this month we are hosting Discover Dance Days! All our current dancers can try another class (or as many as you'd like!) for free. Aside from our most common ballet, tap and jazz class we offer many other styles like like hip hop, breakin, musical theater, lyrical, modern, jumps/turns and acro. Parents, looking to try a class? Check out our adult tap for free too!! Sign up for your free trial class(es) in your parent portal under register.

Also, we are extremely excited to be bringing back our Family Dance Jam!! Our Family Dance Jam is a hip hop class for the entire family. Parents, grandparents and siblings of all ages are invited to come November 12th at the Plymouth Studio. With the popularity of this class in the past we are making 2 time slots. To come to the event you must sign up your family! We are limited on spots due to our capacity at the Plymouth Studio. We also ask that you make yourself available for both time slots but mark your preference on this Sign up sheet.

Monthly Fundraising

Community: Want to get rid of some of that Halloween candy?! Boxes will be in the waiting rooms of both locations November 1st - 3rd for candy donations for our First Responders, Veterans and Troops.

November Fundraiser: Collecting food donations for the Plymouth & Bourne Food Pantries.(Bring in a canned or boxed items.) We will write down dancers name to be put into a raffle for some CSDA SWAG!! Drawing will be on FB December 1st.

CSDA Family News

The Plymouth South High School DECA marketing students recognized a handful of 5th-grade business owners for their exceptional efforts at this years Plymouth Children's Business Fair. One of them was CSDA dancer Charlee Casale! Charlee was awarded Best Customer Service for her positive, helpful and friendly service while selling her delicious pretzels. Way to go Charlee!
Over the weekend of Oct 21-23 Faye Poremski was chosen to be a Sweeper for Skate America. This is the largest senior international skating competition held within the United States. It was broadcasted on NBC, Peacock, and international television. Faye was "sweeping" the ice of flowers and gifts for Olympic Champions and World Medalists. She witnessed the first Quad Axel and even met Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski! Congrats Faye!
Another CSDA baby is expected April 2023!! Congratulations Miss Julia, Wes and munch! We are so happy for you both.

What a fun time at Buzzards Bay Park performing Thriller! Thank you to all the Center Stage families who were able to come and participate! It was a great turnout for the first year and we hope it grows every year.

Congratulations to Miranda Ouellette for being accepted into the National Dance Foundation's Ambassador program and for Faith Leitao for becoming a Junior Ambassador with guiDance. Such a huge accomplishment for these dancers.

Also, a congratulations to our CSDA Freckle all stars Taryn Rochette and Faith Leitao who went above and beyond practicing their math facts over the summer! They were recognized last month for their hard work.

The Center Stage Outreach Team had such a great day on Saturday, October 8th at the Cape Cod Kindness Festival! It was the first of their many performances this season, and they rocked it! Awesome job dancers!

Congratulations to Ashlyn Lopes who was named Section Captain of the Woodwind Section of the 7/8th grade Middle School band and Nora Carpenter and Zachary Leitao who made section leaders as well! Nora, Ashlyn and Jackson Burke participated in the MICCA band competition in Quincy and earned a bronze award! We are so proud of you!

UDMA in New Jersey

UDMA in New Jersey was a huge success. Our We Can Dance adaptive dance program took on their first national event and absolutely killed it on stage and received a standing ovation! The National Dance Foundation Ambassadors, Ashlyn, Zach, Mary, Bella and Katie where there cheering on our adaptive dance performers and nailed their own performance. Faith, who modeled and performed did an outstanding job as well!

A special thank you to ALL of our donors through go fund me and other outlets, as well as our sponsors & supporters: @theroofmansouthshore @mainstsportsbar @threevrestaurant @childrenmakingstrides @revolutiondancewear @nationaldancefoundation southshoretreeremoval

Outreach Team News

It was a busy month last month for our Outreach Team. They performed at 3 events including hosting the trunk or treat this past weekend! (See photos below!) Up next is the Plymouth Thanksgiving Parade on November 19th.

Support the Outreach team!

Here are a few ways to help support the CSDA Outreach Team:

Shopping at Clements Market? Save your receipt and put in the desk drawer when you return to classes at the studio.

Shopping on Amazon? Consider choosing The Center Stage Outreach Team as your charity of choice.

You can also create a Facebook fundraiser to benefit the Outreach Team!

CSDA Contact Information:

*Absences for all dancers should be reported in your parent portal under attendance. Please see image below to see where the attendance is located in your portal. If you would like to schedule a make up class you can write it in when reporting the absence.

* Tuition, Parent Portal, Online Store and Used Shoe questions can be emailed to Asmith@centerstagestudios.net

*Studio related questions or concerns and questions about dancers' progress and placement should be emailed to tiffany@centerstagestudios.net

*All Outreach/Leadership/Assisting questions should be emailed to tiffany@centerstagestudios.net -If an assistant has a last minute cancellation of their assistant class(es) please text the studio cell 774-343-9209.

Viewing & Illness Policy

To view your dancer's classes log into your parent portal and click the camera icon under today's schedule. This will direct you to zoom where you will need to log into your zoom account. If you do not have a zoom account you can create one for free! After logging into zoom you will be directed into the zoom to watch your dancer.

*DSP Parent Portal App zoom info* When you log into your parent portal through the app click more on the bottom right corner. Then click studio calendar. On the calendar click your dancer's class and this will bring you to zoom.

For illnesses please follow the same policy as schools. If your child is not feeling well or has been exposed to an illness please text 774-343-9209 to zoom class. Thank you to everyone who is already practicing this policy and zooming when needed!

Center Stage Dance Academy

November is for being Thankful and Discover Dance Days! We are so thankful for our dancers we are offering for the month of November, current dancers can try other classes for free :) <3

Yearly Overview Studio Calendar & Payment Schedule

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