RULES & POLICies

ATHENA SCHOOL POLICIES

We want every students love to come to Athena Dance Academy and feel comfortable in our studio environment. But we also want to instill a sense of discipline and respect in our students.

Insurance

Athena Dance Academy does not carry medical insurance for its students. It is required that all students be covered by their own family insurance policies and if injury occurs ( for any classes, rehearsal, recital, performance,etc) it is understood that the student's own policy is your only source of reimbursement.

Bad Weather / Holidays

*If the pearland public schools are closed due to inclement weather, the studio will be closed if the roads are still unsafe at class time. Call the studio or check our Facebook site if you are uncertain whether or not we are open. *For Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break, and Spring Break Make up classes are not permitted. Tuition will also not be prorated for these breaks as our Monthly Tuition is based across the entire Session. (For example, one month will have 5 Saturdays rather than 4. Labor Day can be made up during the session within any other classes during the semester in which they fall.

Attendance

Regular attendance is mandatory. Refunds are not given for missed classes but make up classes are allowed. Please finish all your makeup class within two months of time frame. Please notify the office ahead when student is unable to attend classes.

Attitude

All students at Athena Dance are encouraged to have a positive and cooperative attitude. The words “I can’t” are not allowed in the classroom!

Classes

For the regular season, we must have a minimum of Six students in a class in order to keep it open. Classes with fewer than Six students will be canceled with notice provided. For the summer classes, we must have a minimum of Five students enrolled and they will be cancelled with two days’ notice.
*Students who miss a class for illness or other personal reasons may make up the class by taking any other class fits their schedule, as long as it is not above their level, and make up class should be done within the same semester.
*Student withdrawal from class must give one month written notice.
*Class placement students are placed in classes based on their age and/or skill and ability, as assessed by the teacher. The teacher may recommend moving the student up or down a level after further evaluation.
*All students are encouraged to participate in costume fee or ticket purchases. the recital at each May of the school year, and students who are in the recital must attend recital rehearsals at dates to be announced.
*There are no refunds of recital fees, costume fees or ticket purchases.
*No photography or videotaping of the recital without permission from Athena Dance Academy.
*Athena Dance Academy takes pictures and videos of students for marketing purposes and all parents must sign a waiver for the release of their child’s picture and/or video.

Athena Dance Academy

CLASS RULES

No student should be in the studio unless enrolled in that particular class.

Students should be dressed and prepared for class before it starts.

No street shoes should be worn in the studios. Please change into dance shoes before class.

No food or drinks of any kind are allowed in the dance studios.

Chewing gum is never allowed in the studios.

Always treat your teacher and fellow classmates with respect.

Do not touch the mirrors or windows.

Parents should not leave the young students unattended in the waiting area before or after class.

Parents please do not interrupt teachers while the class is in session. Please check with the front office to see when the teacher is available.

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