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Announcements Archive

Red Carpet Week/Beach Week and Memorial Day Holiday!

5/22/2017 - It's Red Carpet Week!
Monday, May 22nd-Friday, May 26th
All classes are invited to wear their fanciest dance costume (this year's or another) and get ready to party in celebration of a job well done! Each class will have their own special post-recital celebration which could include dance games, dance movies, or other special activities and surprises!

Memorial Day Holiday:
We will be closed from Saturday May 27th through Monday May 29th for the Memorial Day Holiday

Beach Week!
Tuesday May 30th through Saturday June 3rd is "Beach Week!" Dancers are invited to wear their bathing suits or other beachwear to class (being mindful of appropriateness for dancing in, please) and Children's Program Dancers (Jr. Pre-School, Sr. Pre-School, Dance Combo 5&6, Dance Combo 6&7) are asked to bring a beach towel as well.  We will have all beach/summer-themed music, games, and even some summer camp and class give-a-ways! Stay tuned for details!

Recital Week!

5/13/2017 - It's Recital Week!

No regular classes this week, but the office will be open Monday, May 15th from
10: 00am-7:00pm and Tuesday, May 16th from 10am-4pm. We will see everyone for Dress Rehearsals at George C. Marshall High School on Wednesday, May 17th and Thursday, May 18th. Recital Day is Saturday, May 20th!

Don't forget our recital page has answers to all of the most common recital questions including: "Which dress rehearsal am I in?", "Where is George C. Marshall High School?", and "How do I make a proper ballet bun?" If you have a question that isn't answered on the website, send us an email, give us a call, or come by during office hours Monday or Tuesday. We will resume with our normal 2016/17 School Year class schedule on Monday, May 22nd to kick off Red Carpet Week!

Picture Week and Important Recital Dates

5/8/2017 - It's Picture Week at Perfect Pointe! Monday May 8th through Saturday May 13th, remember to come to class on the normal day and time, but in costume with hair and makeup done!  Studio A and Studio C classes should report to Studio A and will do photos first, Studio B classes should report to Studio B to run through dances first, then we will switch..

Please be sure to come even if you don't want photos so you don't miss the chance to rehearse dances in costume and so you're in the class photo! We will also be handing out pre-ordered recital Ts and Volunteer Ts this week.

If you have questions or need help with hair/make-up/costume/picture forms, make sure to arrive early! It is important that we start class on time to keep picture week running smoothly!


Important Upcoming Recital Dates:
  • May 17th and May 18th-Dress Rehearsals at George C. Marshall High School
  • May 20th-10th Annual Recital!!! :)

Important Recital Dates!

5/1/2017 -
  • May 3rd-Additional Recital Tickets become available
  • May 8th-13th-PICTURE WEEK! Please report to your regular class day/time in full costume, hair, and make-up even if you do not wish to purchase photos. A class photo will be taken and dances will be rehearsed.
  • May 15th-20th No regular classes held at the studio! Just Dress Rehearsal and Recital!
  • May 17th and May 18th-Dress Rehearsals at George C Marshall High School
  • May 20st-10th Annual Recital!!! :)

Registration for School Year and Recital Tickets

4/24/2017 - Registration for the 2017/2018 School Year is open! Spread the word!

Recital Tickets are on sale! Please remember that even if you only want your two free tickets you still need to log on and pick your seats.


Open Registration for 2017/2018 School Year & Recital Ticket Sales!

4/13/2017 - Priority Registration for 2017/2018 school year ends this Monday April 17!  Current students and families, if you haven't signed up yet, make sure you get your first choice of class days and times before registration opens to the public!

Open Registration for new students begins Tuesday April 18th - spread the word!

Recital Tickets go on sale Wednesday evening the 19th.  Watch your e-mail for important instructions!  Please remember that even if you only want your two free ones, you still need to log on to the ticketing system to choose your seats!

Reminder we are closed through Easter Sunday.  We will return to regular classes and desk hours on Monday the 17th.

Priority Registration 2017/2018

4/3/2017 -
Priority Registration for the 2017/2018 School Year, will begin this Tuesday, April 4th! :-D

Check out the schedule in the format of your choice - block schedulefull brochure or webpage; then start planning your classes so you'll be ready for Tuesday, when current students get first pick of all your favorite classes and times. Not sure what level to register for?  Please reply to this e-mail or stop by the desk to request your class placement recommendations for next year.

Check out what's new this year -
Reminder: We will be closed Monday, April 10th through Saturday, April 15! Have a happy and safe Spring Break!

This Is Costume Try On Week!

3/26/2017 - We will be giving out recital costumes this week (3/27-4/01)! Parents of all students level I and younger (including 7-9 and Combo 7+ classes) should please come back 20 minutes before the end of class to assist with the trying on of costumes and to see a sneak preview of the recital dances we have been working on! We will ensure that all costumes fit appropriately, have all their accessories, and answer any questions you have. Parents of level II and above (including 10-12/9-12/teen classes) should come back 10 minutes before the end of class to see a sneak preview of the recital dance and have any costume questions answered.

Costume Try On Week Coming Soon!

3/18/2017 - We will be giving out recital costumes next week (3/27-4/01). Parents of all students level I and younger (including 7-9 and Combo 7+ classes) should please come back 20 minutes before the end of class to assist with the trying on of costumes and to see a sneak preview of the recital dances we have been working on! We will ensure that all costumes fit appropriately, have all their accessories, and answer any questions you have. Parents of level II and above (including 10-12/9-12/teen classes) should come back 10 minutes before the end of class to see a sneak preview of the recital dance and have any costume questions answered.

Fall NYC Trip!

3/6/2017 - Last fall we went to Disney World, this fall we're headed to, drum roll please......New York City! :-D

We're so excited to bring this amazing opportunity to our students and families! The trip will occur October 6-9, 2017 (Columbus Day Weekend so you'll only miss one day of school/work) and will include:
  • round trip motor coach
  • 3 nights at a 4-star hotel in Times Square
  • tickets to TWO Broadway Shows
  • 2 group dinners and 1 group lunch
  • a backstage tour of Radio City Music Hall
  • a sightseeing tour of NYC
  • built-in time for you to explore the bright lights of Broadway and the rest of the Big Apple on your own or with your Perfect Pointe friends!
Plus, for dancers:
  • 2 hour workshop with a Broadway cast member including Q&A time and autograph/photo opportunities
  • 2, 1.5 hour workshop classes with Stage Door industry professionals (genres TBD, we're taking requests!) And workshop classes will be split by level!
  • 1 additional lunch for dancers
  • Optional extra classes at Broadway Dance Center or Steps on Broadway

Pricing and additional information can be found here.  Reserve your space by calling or stopping by the desk before March 17th! We can't wait to share this amazing experience with all of you.

Spirit Week & NYC Trip!!! :-D

2/27/2017 - Don't forget to dress up for Spirit Week and show your Perfect Pointe Pride!
Monday - Pajama Day
Tuesday - Superhero Day
Wednesday - Wacky Tights Day
Thursday - Throwback Thursday (pick a decade)
Friday - Perfect Pointe Purple Day
Saturday - Crazy Hair Day!

Also, all Perfect Pointe logo items/spirit wear is 15% off this week in the dance wear boutique!

Did you hear!?! Perfect Pointe is going to NYC! Details can be found here. Sign up by March 17th!

Vote for Perfect Pointe!

2/15/2017 - Perfect Pointe has been nominated for Northern Virginia Magazine's "Best of NoVA" awards! Please vote and show your Perfect Pointe Pride!!!   www.northernvirginiamag.com/2017-best-of-nova-survey/

Priority Registration for Summer CLASSES now open

2/5/2017 - Priority Registration for Summer Classes and Survey Series Workshops has now begun! Act fast to get your first pick of class days and times!  New students may register beginning on the 10th.

Registration for Summer Camps and Intensives is ongoing - $20 off all full week camps and intensives and $5 off all single day camps for current students ends on the 7th!!!!

Yes, we are open on Presidents' Day!


Open Registration for Summer Camps

1/31/2017 - Open registration for Summer Camps starts February 1st! Spread the word and share the summer fun! Stay tuned for our Summer class schedule coming soon!

Reminders:
  • February tuition is due now.
  • Yes, we will be having classes on President's Day, Monday, February 20th.

Priority Summer Camp Registration

1/24/2017 - Priority Registration for 2017 Summer Camps and week long Intensives has started and ends January 30th. Schedules are now available at the desk and on the website. Open Registration for new students begins Wednesday, February 1st, so please spread the word and tell a friend! :-) Stay tuned for our Summer class schedule coming soon!

Happy New Year!

1/3/2017 - Welcome back and Happy New Year!

Inclement Weather Policy
In the event of inclement weather, Perfect Pointe class cancellations generally follow Arlington County School District closings.  We will also post cancellations on our website and Facebook page for your convenience. If school has been cancelled we may still open for afternoon and evening classes if road conditions improve. When in doubt, always check the website – we try to make closing decisions at least 2 hours prior to any affected classes. You may schedule make-ups for these missed classes - refunds will not be given.

Reminders:
  • January tuition is due this week.
  • Yes! We will be having classes on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 16th and Inauguration Day, Friday, January 20th.

Winter Break

12/19/2016 - Perfect Pointe will be closed for Winter Break from Thursday, December 22nd through Monday, January 2nd. Have a happy and safe Holiday Season! We'll see you in the New Year!

Welcome Family and Friends!

12/10/2016 - December 12th through December 17th! Families and friends for Jr. and Sr. Pre-School Combo, and Dance Combo 5&6 classes will be invited to dance and play with us for the whole class.
All other classes' families will be invited in for a presentation during the last 15 minutes of class. Last 20 minutes for Dance Combo 6&7 and 7+. All dancers are welcome to wear Holiday colors.

Reminders:
  • Recital Costume payments are due now. Let us know if you have any questions about recital.
  • Perfect Pointe will be closed for Winter Break from Thursday, December 22nd through Monday, January 2nd.

Friends and Family Watch Week Starts Monday, December 12th!

12/4/2016 - Friends and Family Watch week is only 1 week away! December 12th through December 17th! Families and friends for Jr. and Sr. Pre-School Combo, and Dance Combo 5&6 classes will be invited to dance and play with us for the whole class.
All other classes' families will be invited in for a presentation during the last 15 minutes of class. Last 20 minutes for Dance Combo 6&7 and 7+. All dancers are welcome to wear Holiday colors.

Reminders:
  • Recital Costume payments are due now. Let us know if you have any questions about recital.
  • Perfect Pointe will be closed for Winter Break from Thursday, December 22nd through Monday, January 2nd.

Recital Costume Payments Now Due

11/27/2016 - Welcome Back Everyone! We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!

Recital Costume payments are due this week. Please let us know if you have questions about recital.

Friend and Family Watch Week is coming soon-December 12th-17th. Mark your calendars to make sure you don't miss the fun! :)

Thanksgiving Break

11/20/2016 - We will be closed from Tuesday, November 23rd through Saturday, November 26th.
Have a safe and happy holiday!

Reminders:
Recital costume payments are due by December 3rd.

In Class Recital Meetings!

11/13/2016 - Mandatory in-class recital meetings will start this Monday, November 14th and run through Saturday, November 19st. Parents of ALL students, including teens, should plan to join us for the last 15 minutes of class to discuss recital plans and requirements. Recital music and costumes will also be announced at this time. If you absolutely can't make the meeting you must let us know ahead of time so we can get you the information.
This meeting is extremely important for ALL classes.

Reminders:
  • We will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Tuesday, November 22nd through Saturday, November 26th. Happy Turkey Day! :)


In Class Recital Meetings Coming Soon!

10/31/2016 - Mandatory in-class recital meetings will start on Monday, November 14th and run through Saturday, November 19th. Parents of ALL students, including teens, should plan to join us for the last 15 minutes of class to discuss recital plans and requirements. Recital music and costumes will also be announced at this time. If you can't make the meeting please let us know ahead of time so we can get you the information. This meeting is extremely important for ALL classes.

Reminders:
  • November tuition is due this week. Late fees will be charged beginning on the 8th.
  • Yes! We will be having classes on Election Day (Tuesday, November 8th) and Veteran's Day (Friday, November 11th).

Fall Festival!

10/23/2016 - It's Fall Festival at Perfect Pointe - Monday Oct. 24h through Saturday Oct. 29th!
Students are invited to wear their Halloween costume to class (nothing too scary or movement prohibitive please) and we will have special games & music. Parents are invited in for the last 5 minutes of class.

Annual Costume Sale-It's not too late! Buy new and used costumes from Perfect Pointe and get ready for Fall Festival and Trick-or-Treating.

Reminder:
  • Monday October 31st Class Schedule: Children’s classes starting at 4:45PM or later will be cancelled on Monday, October 31st. Level III or higher and Adult classes, please check with your teacher for your class’ schedule.

Fall Festival is Coming Soon!

10/16/2016 - Mark your calendars! Next week, Monday, October 24th through Saturday, October 29th is our annual Fall Festival at Perfect Pointe--Students are invited to wear their Halloween costumes to class (with appropriate dance shoes and nothing too scary or movement prohibitive please) and we will have lots of fun games and seasonal music in class--don't miss the fun

Perfect Pointe's Annual Costume Sale has started!
Donate your old unwanted dance and Halloween costumes and plan to shop with us this year! Come by and check out the costumes in Studio A while they last! All proceeds benefit the competition companies.

Reminders:
  • October is Refer a Friend Month

Columbus Day

10/7/2016 - We will be closed on Monday, October 10th for the Columbus Day Holiday.

Reminders:
  • October is Refer A Friend Month!
  • 10/24/16-10/29/16: Fall Festival Week. Students are invited to wear fall colors or their Halloween costumes to class. Mark your calendars!

Welcome Friends!

9/30/2016 - October is Refer A Friend Month at Perfect Pointe! All through the month of October, if a friend (new students only) mentions your name when enrolling for a class, their registration fee is waived and you receive a $20 studio account credit to use any way you wish! Start spreading the word!

To kick off Refer A Friend Month - This Week, Saturday, October 1st - Friday, October 7th, is Bring a Friend Week! All students are invited to bring a friend to class with them (approximately same age/level, please) to share in our love of dance! In order to maintain safe and effective teacher ratios however, the following classes are asked to bring stuffed animal or doll friend only (age 6 & under) and will be doing "getting to know you" and team building activities in lieu of bringing people friends:

Ballet I  Wed. 7:00PM - 8:00PM 

Ballet II Wed. 4:30PM - 5:30PM                 

Ballet III Tue. 5:30PM - 7:00PM 

Ballet III Wed. 7:00PM - 8:30PM               

Ballet IV Tue. 5:00PM - 6:30PM                 

Creative Movers Fri. 10:45AM to 11:30PM                           

Dance Combo Age 5 & 6 Mon. 6:45PM - 7:45PM                               

Dance Combo Age 5 & 6 Thu. 4:30PM - 5:30PM

Dance Combo Age 5 & 6 Sat. 9:30AM - 10:30AM

Dance Combo Age 5 & 6 Sat. 2:00PM - 3:00PM                   

Hip Hop (Age 7-9) Thu. 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Hip Hop (Age 10-12) Thu. 6:30PM - 7:30PM         

Jazz I Fri. 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Jazz II Fri. 6:00PM - 7:00PM                                         

Jazz III Mon. 4:30PM - 5:30PM

Jr. Pre-School Combo Age 2.5 -3.5 Tue. 11:00AM - 11:45AM        

Jr. Pre-School Combo Age 2.5 -3.5 Fri. 11:30AM - 12:15PM

Jr. Pre-School Combo Age 2.5 -3.5 Sat. 10:30AM - 11:15AM

Jr. Pre-School Combo Age 2.5 -3.5 Sat. 11:15AM - 12:00PM          

Musical Theater (Age 7-9) Sat. 2:00PM - 3:00PM               

Musical Theater (Age 9-12 Int/Adv) Tue. 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Sr. Pre-School Combo Age 3.5-5                Mon. 6:15PM - 7:15PM 

Sr. Pre-School Combo Age 3.5-5                Tue. 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Sr. Pre-School Combo Age 3.5-5                Sat. 10:00AM - 11:00AM               

Reminders:

  • We will be closed on Monday, October 10th for the Columbus Day Holiday
  • Installment payments are due at the 1st class of each month and late fees will be charged. If you'd like to put a credit or debit card on file so you don't have to remember, please see us at the desk.
           

           

             


Bring A Friend Week starts Saturday, October 1st!

9/23/2016 - Next week, Saturday October 1st through Friday October 7th, is Bring A Friend Week at Perfect Pointe! All students are invited to bring a friend to class with them (approximately same age/level, please) to share in our love of dance!

In order to maintain safe and effective teacher ratios however, the following classes are asked to bring stuffed animal or doll friends only (age 6 & under) and will be doing "getting to know you" and team building activities in lieu of bringing people friends.