Grand Jete Studio of Dance
GRAND JETE UPDATE (COVID-19)
Good Evening Grand Jete Dance Families,
We are sending out an update in regards to Govenor Wolf's statements as well as the President of the United States.
At this time we will be closing GJD for the State mandated 10 business days and will re-assess the situation on March 27th (and plan to re open on Saturday March 28th)
What does this mean?
In lieu of our Spring Break that was to originally be held Wednesday April 8th - Friday April 17th we will now be holding regularly scheduled classes during that time.
We will be holding makeup lessons for the classes that were to be held on Monday April 6th and Saturday April 18th as we have already used their 2 implemented snow days.
There will not be a makeup for Tuesday April 7th as we will use an implemented snow day for that "date"
Makeup Schedule for Monday & Saturday Classes:
Monday 4:30-5:15pm Broadway Kids
Makeup During Wednesday 4:00-4:45 Broadway 1 April 8th
Monday 5:15-6:45pm Level 5 Ballet/Tap/Jazz
Makeup During Tuesday 7:00-8:30pm Intermediate 1 Ballet/Tap/Jazz April 7th
Monday 7:30-8:00pm Neveah M Solo
Extend to 8:30 on Monday April 6th
Monday 7:45-9:00 Junior Elite Co
Makeup 4:00-5:15 Friday April 10th
as well as Saturday April 4th (please see schedule below)
Thursday 6:30-7:45 Youth Level 4 Ballet/Tap/Jazz
Makeup During Wednesday 4:45-6:00pm Level 3 Ballet/Tap Jazz April 1st
Saturday 9:30-10:00am Toddler Tumbling:
Makeup During Friday 5:30-6:00pm Toddler Tumbling April 3rd
Saturday April 4th
Studio A (Gym Room)
8:30-9:30am Monday Beg Perf Gym & Saturday Beg Perf Gym (Miss Kerri)
Miss Kerri's Normal Saturday Schedule
1:00-2:00pm Monday Int Perf Gym & Saturday Intermediate Tumbling Technique (Miss Kerri)
2:00-3:00pm Monday Adv Perf & Saturday Advanced Tumbling Technique (Miss Kerri)
9:00-9:30am Sophia Baker Solo (Miss Amanda)
9:30-10:00am Hailey Rumpf Solo (Miss Amanda)
Miss Amanda's Normal Saturday Schedule
12:15-12:45pm Isabella C Solo (Miss Amanda)
12:45-1:15pm Alanna Staas Solo (Miss Amanda)
1:15-1:45pm Emma R Solo (Miss Amanda)
9:00-10:00am Intermediate 4 Jazz (Miss Emily)
10:00-11:00am Jr/Sr Broadway (Miss Emily)
11:00-12:00am Intermediate 4 Ballet (Miss Melissa J)
12:00-12:45pm Claudia F Solo (Miss Melissa J)
12:45-2:00pm Senior A Ballet (Miss Melissa J)
2:00-2:30 Sierra K Solo (Miss Melissa J)
8:30-9:00am Abby Hursh Solo (Miss Arenda)
9:00-9:30am Lyla B Solo (Miss Arenda)
9:30-10:00am Aiyana G Solo (Miss Arenda)
11:00-11:30am Elite Hip Hop (Miss Arenda)
11:30-12:00pm Anna B Solo (Miss Arenda)
12:00-12:30pm Sophia/Nina Duo (Miss Arenda)
12:30-1:00 Hayli H Solo (Miss Arenda)
1:00-1:30 Emily R Solo (Miss Arenda)
1:30 - 2:45 Junior Elite Co (Miss Arenda)
While we know some personal schedule's may be conflicted we wanted to ensure our students/parents that we do have makeup options set in place.
We thank you for your understanding during this difficult time. Our staff is doing everything in our power to get back to the studio as quickly as we possibly can under the circumstances.
Please note: Our recital will continue as scheduled as well our planned parent visitation/costume weeks and picture week.
We look forward to getting back to the studio and will continue to send updates, class notes and videos over the course of the next two weeks to keep our students on track for recital.
Please make sure your dancer/gymnast is practicing their recital routines while on this "break".
When we do re-open we ask that our parents/students/staff follow the guidelines sent via email on 3/12.
As always keep your children home if they are feeling ill or have another family member that is sick. If you have traveled by plane recently please stay home for the proper amount of time allotted by the CDC.
This is for the safety of our staff members, students and parents.
Thank you for your understanding in this matter during this time.
Grand Jete takes pride in our facility and how it operates and would like to highlight the policies we have in place at the studio to help our dance families stay health.
-Sanitizer: We have sanitizer in each studio, the bathroom as well as the front desk and we encourage you to utilize it frequently
-Handwashing: We encourage frequent handwashing
-Surface Cleaning: After every class we are wiping down frequently touched surfaces. Inlcuing ballet barres, gymnastics equipment, mats and conditioning tools.
-Deep Cleaning: Each Weekend we are deep cleaning the studio. Along with wet jetting our floors every evening.
-Sneezes and Coughs: We are encouraging dancers and gymnasts to cough and sneeze into their arms, not their hands
-Staff: Only staff feeling well (without symptoms) will be at the studio
How can you Help:
-Don't bring toys from home
-Alert us if your child does have COVID-19 and have been to the studio within the last 14 days
-Keep your children home if they are feeling ill
Thank you so much we appreciate all of your love and support!
Miss Amanda, Miss Arenda and the GJD Staff
Did you know GJD has a yearly calendar full of dates? We post up our Calendar prior to the start of classes in September so our parents are informed on holiday closings and important dates.
View our Calendar Below
Just a friendly reminder that we ask that only small snacks are eaten in our lobby. No big meals or fast food. We also as that you treat our home like your own. Please keep noise level to a minimum, absolutely no children running, chasing or tumbling, and clean up messes if need be. We are so lucky to have a lobby for family to wait comfortably.
Tuition is due the 1st of every month. Overdue accounts will be charged with a late fee he 10th of the month. Please call our office with payment information at 610-393-5225
Winter Weather Information:
If at any time you think the studio will be closing due to inclement weather please visit our website on our winter weather page for updates on cancellations. Or call our office 1 hour prior to your class time for updates on early dismissal or closing.
View our Winter Weather Page Here
Absences, Tardiness and Make-up Lessons: Solo, Duo & Recreational classes will only be made up in the case of illness. Absences must be called into our office 24hrs in advance to allow for a makeup. Absences are discouraged. Missed classes can only be made up within 2 weeks of the missed date. Tardiness is unacceptable. It is distracting if a student walks in late and disturbs the class. If a student was absent due to any circumstances tuition will NOT be reimbursed. If an injury occurs or other medical condition a plan will be made.
Proper Attire for Class:
All students should have the proper shoes ordered through Grand Jete and attire for classes. Ballet classes must have their hair in a proper bun, leotard and tights for class. Cd1-Senior Classes should have on dance attire with the proper shoes, and hair up. Gymnastics and Acro should have leotards, Biketards, or Form fitting attire for class. If your child is not dressed properly for class a note will be sent home as a reminder.
Grand Jete has been reviewing our current accounts. We have noticed a large percentage of our accounts are overdue. This includes tuition, competition fees, costume balances. All accounts must be at a balance of $0 to receive costumes and participate in our annual recital. Late fees are applied for overdue accounts. Please call our office for payments.
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