SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER

SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER

1. START DATE & END DATE

Welcome back dancers and a BIG WELCOME to all new MKDA dancers!! We are thrilled to be back in our happy place, doing what we love most!  We have a 24-week season:  Here are the start & end dates for both terms:

 September20th:
Term 1 begins

December11th:
Term 1 ends

January10th 2022:
Term 2 begins

April 8th,9th, 10th, 2022:  Term 2 ends with our year-end recital.

 

 2. REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Online registrations will be accepted until September 15th!! Spread the word and sign up today:  http://www.themkda.com

  

3. COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

Please see attached document for this year’s COVID-19 STUDIO & HEALTH PROTOCOLS.  Page 1 explains details regarding the vaccine mandate.  Please read thoroughly and feel free to contact Melissa Kelly-Lavoie should you have any questions:  melissa@themkda.com.  Make sure to scroll through the entire document because we have highlighted, in BLUE, all new protocols.  For example:  Parents observing classes and in the unfortunate case of a lockdown.

 

 4. REVISED 2021-2022 DANCE SCHEDULE

We have updated the schedule online and we are also attaching a copy to this email for your reference.  We are following REVISION #4.  We have had to implement many changes to the schedule this year due to low enrollment. Thank you for your patience, understanding and flexibility.

  

5. OFFICE HOURS

Will be announced at a later date.

 

 6. DANCE ATTIRE & SHOES

A friendly reminder that all dance wear & shoes can be purchased through our online store:
http://www.themkda.com.  Simply click on STORE at the top of the page.  You will be directed to our Johnny Brown partnership store.  There are many packages for all levels and genres of dance, including boy/men apparel.
Keep in mind that ALL BALLET CLASSES have a specific dance attire that is required. 

 Should your child need to be sized for ballet, tap orjazz shoes, we have all sample sizes available in our office.  Simply email Melissa to book an appointment:  melissa@themkda.com.

 

 6. COMMUNICATION

All communication to our clients are made via email; therefore, please make sure to let us know if your email address changes or if you would like to add a work email to our list. Make sure to check your ‘junk mail’ if you are not receiving our emails in your INBOX.  Please also add these two emails to your contact list:   office@themkda.com & melissa@themkda.com.

 

7. ACCOUNTS & FEES

Stephanie K. Pichette is our Accounts Manager; therefore, any questions regarding refunds, credits and bank information should be directed to her.  Make sure to CC Melissa Kelly-Lavoie when emailing our Accounts Manager:  melissa@themkda.com & stephanie@jemsmanagement.com.

 

 8. PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT LINKS

Accurate information and knowledge is key in making educated decisions.  Here are some helpful links from our Porcupine Health Unit

https://www.porcupinehu.on.ca/en/your-health/infectious-diseases/novel-coronavirus/covid-vaccine/

https://www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/ncov/factsheet/2021/01/vac/factsheet-covid-19-vaccines.pdf?la=en

 https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/video/covid-19-how-vaccines-developed.html

 

  

LET’S
HAVE A GREAT SEASON DANCERS!!