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06
Dec

December Students of the Month

                  Every month, I get to look at the nominations for Student of the Month sent in by our instructors – and it is one of the best parts of my job.  Hearing about how dancers help others, show up ready to work in each class, reach...
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03
Dec

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

WOW. To our dancers who performed last night in the Nutcracker: Congratulations on an amazing performance.  I am SO proud of each and every one of you.  I’m proud of the great performances you gave, the way you focused and worked hard to prepare for this show, and the way you included everyone during downtime...
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29
Nov

November 2016 Newsletter

                  Message from Miss Vanessa: WOW the time is flying!  We hope your families all had a WONDERFUL Thanksgiving break and a chance to enjoy the holiday with family and friends!  I’m working on keeping a consistent attitude of gratitude and keeping the Thanksgiving Spirit alive throughout...
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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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