CLASS POLICY 2021-22
At Reach the Stars dance our goal is to open the often exclusive world of dance and the arts up to everyone possible in the community. some of our policies may differ from the norm to achieve our ultimate goal of an open, welcoming and family centered environment for students of all backgrounds, incomes, and abilities. Please make sure you read through these and understand them before registering and thanks for considering joining us during our 19th year of fun!
Costuming/music: Reach the Stars dance prides its self on our costuming and music choices, We understand age appropriate means making sure each piece is appropriate not only for the student performing it but also for even the youngest member of the audience watching it.
Insurance: Students or their responsible party must carry their own insurance, and understand that any injuries/damages which may occur are the sole responsibility of the student, parent, or guardian.
Usable space:. Please do not allow children to play in Parking lots or other building areas adjacent to the studio. Please make sure to clean up any trash you may have brought in with you. Thanks!
Class Fees and cancellations: Class fee is due the first week of the month, students with a balance due after the 2nd week of the month will be billed a 20.00$ late fee and will not be allowed to participate in class until fees are paid in full. Fee remains the same regardless of how many times classes meet each month. Make sure to provide a working email with your registration, Invoices will be emailed each month.
Late fee: 20.00$ late fee.
NSF check charge: $30.00
Make up classes will be scheduled in the event of class cancellations due to instructor personal reason such as injury or illness.
Make up classes will not be scheduled in the event of cancellation due to unsafe weather or events out of control of Reach the Stars Youth Arts.
No refunds will be granted for any reason
Weather closures: If the Clatskanie school district closes due to bad weather dance classes will automatically be cancelled for that day.
Observation policy: Yes! you are welcome to watch your students class at any time. Preschool level parents are welcome to participate in class if needed to help your student feel comfortable with the class structure . All other classes, parents may watch from the benches/chairs on the side of the room- please leave all class corrections to the instructor.
Please respect the classes in session and keep conversations and distractions in the waiting area to a bare minimum.