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January 5, 2016
Greetings!

We hope all our dance families had a wonderful, memorable, and restful Holiday Break.  We are glad to back in the studio!

Dancer of the Month-

This  month we shine the SPOTLIGHT
on Emme O'Neill!

Age: 7 years old
School/Grade: I am a 2nd grader at St. Pius X School
 
How many years have you been dancing at Elite?
4 years
 
What is your favorite style of dance?
Ballet
 
What is your favorite memory at Elite?
When I was doing jazz with Teacher Sara
 
Tell us about your family...
I have 6 people in my family. I have a twin sister named Reese, two brothers named Rylan and Colin, a service dog named Cortez, a mom and a dad.
 
If you aren't dancing...what else do you like to do?
I like to read, twirl, sing or draw strawberries and flowers.
 
Where do you see yourself in 20 years?
Emme, "In 20 years??!! WOW!! What age will I be?"
Mom, "27"
Emme, "I would be a helper or a teacher and staff at Elite Dance Studio.
 
Tell us more...
New Years Question :)
What are you mostly looking forward to in 2016?
I'm mostly looking forward to getting closer to my 5 year pin.


Elite's Performing Company -
 
pc at Alpenrose Dec 2015

Congratulations to our Performing Company Dancer's for their fabulous Holiday Show.  They were beautiful on stage and brought so much joy to the packed house full of friends, family and supporters.  


Recital and Ballet Costumes!
 
Check out the Lobby...we have posted pictures of our Recital Costumes for our 2016 Spring Show "Billboard's Greatest Hits" and have a sample of the dress for our Ballet Show "Kaleidoscope".  
 
Our Ballet teachers will be showing their classes the Kaleidoscope dress and talking to them about what "color" they are in the show.   

We are looking forward to watching all our dancers shine on stage in June!


IMPORTANT DATES 
 
**Important Dates for your 2016 Calendars**

Picture Day-Sunday May 22nd 

Recital Week at Liberty High School- Monday June 20th -Saturday June 25th 

STUDIO REMINDERS

The studio follows the Beaverton School District bad weather closures.  If school is canceled or let out early, all classes would be canceled.   If school starts late, but goes the rest of the day
 without the weather worsening, the studio would be open that night.  We will communicate any
weather closures via email; you can also call the studio answering machine.

Cheers,
Sara and Staff

Elite Dance Studio | (503) 645-8105
4062 NW Saltzman Rd
Suite #202
Portland, OR 97229