Learn to dance
Love to dance
The Dance Works
1580 Osgood Street
Rte. 125, South Entrance)
North Andover, MA 01845
SANTA PARADE INFO:
Warm-up suits have arrived! Those who ordered one may pick them up at the studio anytime before Saturday 11/18 at noon.
Sweatshirts are expected to arrive Friday 11/17. Miss Gina will bring these to the parade. Warm-up suits will NOT be brought to the parade!
There is a chance the parade will be postponed due to rain. The VFW Haverhill Facebook page has shared the following information:
"IF the parade is postponed it will be announced here on Facebook, or on our answering machine at 978-373-3777. (Rain date is November 25, 2017 at 10:30 AM)."
Please check these sources on Sunday morning to confirm the parade is happening as scheduled.
Those with outstanding balances were contacted via phone and email this week. If you have an outstanding balance for tuition, costumes, late fees, etc, please stop by the studio before Saturday 11/18 at noon to bring your account current. Costumes will not be ordered if there is an outstanding balance of any kind on your account.
FORMS: The forms below were emailed in October/November. If you have not already signed and returned them, please do so immediately so we know you are participating:
THANKSGIVING BREAK: There will be NO CLASSES on Wed., Thurs., Fri. and Sat., Nov. 22nd - Nov 25th. Happy Thanksgiving!!!
HOLIDAY BREAK: There will be NO CLASSES from Fri., Dec. 22, 2016 thru Thurs., Jan 4, 2017. Classes resume on Fri., Jan 5th. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!
COSTUME DEPOSIT: A $50.00 per subject costume deposit was due on Nov. 1st. A $10.00 late fee will be applied on the 8th. WE WILL NOT ORDER COSTUMES WITHOUT THIS DEPOSIT. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT ALL UNPAID BALANCES, INCLUDING NOVEMBER’S TUITION, MUST BE PAID IN FULL AT THIS TIME.
BREAKDOWN OF RECITAL SHOWS: A breakdown of the recital shows will be available shortly. Please check the list carefully and if your children are in different shows, please notify the office as soon as possible.
TUITION: Tuition is due the 1st thru the 7th of every month. A $10 late fee is applied after the 7th of the month on all tardy accounts. Payments can be mailed to The Dance Works, 1580 Osgood St., N. Andover, MA 01845 to avoid this late fee. You may also sign up for auto-pay from your checking or savings account – ask for an ACH form at the office! Reminder: Please put student(s) name on check to alleviate posting your payment to an incorrect account.
SANTA PARADE: Look for our students again this year in the Haverhill Santa Parade on Sunday, Nov. 19th at 1:00 p.m. Any parents willing to chaperone should tell the office.
SURPLUS COSTUMES FOR SALE: We have an assortment of costumes available for $5 each – great for playing dress-up, etc. We also have a variety of logo merchandise available through our online store, which can be found at our website.
CANCELLATIONS: Any cancellations due to bad weather will be posted on our website at www.thedanceworks.us and will be announced on the studio answering machine. If in doubt, call the studio at 978-683-9390 one hour before your scheduled class time. Please do not rely on social media for these updates!
BIRTHDAY PARTIES: Need a new idea for your child’s birthday party? The Dance Works offers a variety of fun parties to choose from for your child and his/her friends. Parties are held for 1½ (or 2 hours) and consist of 1 hour (or 1½ hours) of dance and physical activities and a half hour to open presents and/or enjoy cake and snacks. The parent shall provide all food, drinks, paper goods and utensils. The dance portion consists of song, dance and physical activities geared to the party theme. We also offer a fun-filled hour of physical activities and tumbling on our gym mats for those who would like that type of party. The cost is $125.00 for a 1½ party and $166 for 2 hours. A deposit of $50.00 is required the day you book your party; the balance is due 2 weeks prior to your party. For more information, inquire at the office.
EMAIL ADDRESS: email@example.com. Please remember that important issues such as absenteeism, tuition payments, class changes, etc. should not be discussed via e-mail. PLEASE NOTE: We send monthly invoices and other important information regularly via email. Check your email frequently and please be sure this address is added to your contacts, and check your Spam folder to be sure you haven't missed anything! If you are not receiving emails, stop by the office to ensure we have your correct and current email address.
NEWSLETTERS: If you do not own a computer and/or would like a copy of the latest newsletter, one can be obtained at the office.
NOTEWORTHY NEWS: Congratulations to Adrianna Gentile who will be performing in a local version of The Nutcracker!
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at
THE DANCE WORKS!