Open to students in grades 5, 6, and Junior High, this program offers the opportunity to develop students as athletes using the technical aspects of the various styles of dance. The instruction will include part of the student’s Physical Education curriculum requirements, and time outlined for Option Courses as stated in the Guide to Education for respective grade levels. 80% of the Dance Academy athletic instruction will be focused on dance and there will be 20% devoted to other athletics. The other athletic opportunities may include activities like swimming and rock climbing in combination with Sports Academy. The fee for the Dance Academy is $850 per school year. The fee includes bussing, activity costs, and instructor fees for the entire year. Please take an opportunity to view this years 2018 Spring Dance Showcase (video post coming soon).
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It is important that students receive instruction in the academy programs from qualified instructors. Instruction may come from a teacher employed with Sturgeon Public School Division or a qualified instructor that is under the supervision of a teacher.