CELEBRATING 20 YEARS
Welcome back to my 20th year here at Michelle Lockers:
Ferraro’s Dance USA. Thank you one and all, old Our lockers are brand new and they are only $25 to
& new, for experiencing the love and passion for rent for the year. Those who are in multiple classes
the art of dance that I try to spread throughout and need various shoes, it is a great way to always
the year. My staff and I welcome you with open have everything you need on hand! If you had a
locker last year, your account has been charged $25
arms. Enjoy and Break a Leg! It is so exciting to
for the current year. We will also be adding another
see the old faces and of course the very many set!
new faces. I hope you enjoy a fun filled year of Automatic Payment:
dance with us. Our monthly newsletter, the Please take advantage of automatic payments. Just give
DanceStar, will inform you of all the happenings us a credit card number and we will put it in the
at the studio. There is so much to tell you in the computer, where it will be safe. We will charge your
1st edition. So let me begin…… tuition each month automatically, so you never have to be
late again! See the desk for more details.
This publication goes out once a month. It contains all Recital 2013:
important information that you will need to know Our annual recital will be held at JFK Middle
throughout the year so it is very important that you do School in Port Jefferson. Finalized dates will be
read it! It will be posted on our website as well as on the in the October edition.
bulletin boards at the dance studio. Our website is
www.mfdanceusa.com Tiny Tot Recital:
Tiny Tot recital will be held at the dance studio. Please
see the October edition for a finalized date.
In the homework area/cafeteria there are Costume Deposits:
bins for all of the water bottles that We will be collecting costume deposits during
usually accumulate in the rooms. Please September. Costume deposits are $50 per
class except for the boys which will be $35.
throw them out in our recycling bin.
Please remember if your deposit is not in by
Thank you again in playing your part to October 1st, I cannot order your child’s
help us recycle. costume.
Concerning classes: Balances:
I can’t say enough how pleased I am about the Students with an outstanding balance at the
wonderful transition everyone has made during these end of the month will not be allowed to take
1st few weeks. Everyone has been very patient. For class until the balance is paid. The first and last
those who have transferred from other studios, thank
months tuition should be paid when signing
you for giving the teachers a chance to get to see
what you can do to make sure you are in the correct
level. **The teacher and desk staff must be informed
of any transfers, changes, additions or dropped
All students in dance classes should be dressed
classes. There are plenty of classes still open. So
come on down and find that perfect class for you. properly even in TAP (NO JEANS!!!) Hip Hop
Dancers (including Boys) must bring in another
pair of shoes. Every time you come in with Water bottles are the only bottles allowed in the dance
sand and dirt it scratches the floor. Please bring room. No Soda! No Juice! No Food! Food should be
in another pair of sneakers to dance in. eaten in the cafe area only! Not the dressing and
Ballet: Please make sure you are properly certainly not in the Dance Rooms!
dressed & hair is up in a bun
Coming In October:
This will be where we will post our competition results Bring a friend in the month of October and if they
throughout the year. register you will receive 1 month free tuition ($52
value). Two per family limit.
Everyone at the studio is eligible. Just ask the Upcoming Events for October: Please check our
desk for any upcoming fundraisers. All of your website for more details…..
proceeds will go into your account. Yankee Pink Hair for Hope: October 13th 5:30pm-8pm
Candle is now available till October 6th. See Bake Sale for Breast Cancer
the desk for a packet. Tropical smoothie
fundraiser: Bring in the flyer on our website We will be open for Columbus Day! October 8th!
and 20%of the events sales go to the MF
Dance USA Competition Team! For those who have not heard or seen, Mrs. Kerri
Catalano and her husband are expecting!!! Mrs.
Special Classes: Kerri’s baby will be here in January!
Special Stars- A class for children with a wide range of
special needs. Creative movement to music, flexibility CELEBRATING 20 YEARS!
and strengthening gross motor skills. Ages 11 & Under Please look out for all of the little surprises to
help celebrate my special year!
Tuition Procedure & Policy:
We follow the school year, so your tuition is based on a
* All boys if you register for Breakdance you
10 month year. All tuition is due by the 10th of the
month. If we do not receive your payment by the 10th get hip-hop for free!
there will be a $15 late fee added to your account. If you * Starting in October every registered
do not pay it with your monthly tuition, it will then be student/family will be entered in a raffle for
added to your next month’s payment. We accept cash, free tuition for 1 month that’s right everyone
checks, & credit (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover). All gets entered. So please make sure you are in
checks can be made out to MF Dance USA. At the computer with the correct information.
registration we require that your 1st and last month’s Raffle is worth $52.00 Good luck!
tuition (May (for Tiny Tots) or June) be paid along with
the registration fee. The registration fee is due once a Again many thanks for joining us for this
year and is NON-REFUNDABLE. If for some reason you special year!
discontinue class, your last month’s tuition is refundable
as long as you have no other balances at the studio. No
refunds or credit will be given for missed classes. A
Michelle Ferraro’s Dance USA Staff 2012
credit will only be given if the student is ill or injured (for
Lisa Evers- Babies, Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical
an extended period of time). Make up classes are a
Gail Alpert- Babies, Ballet,Tap, Jazz
courtesy of the studio. If for some reason a student is
Kerrianne Catalano- Acro, Jazz, Hip Hop
absent from class, they need to ask THE TEACHER
Melissa McDermott- Tap, Jazz, Babies
which class they can make it up in. You are still
Tracie Williams – Jazz, Tap, HipHop, Acro, Babies
responsible for your regular monthly tuition whether the
Alexa Sahagian- Hip Hop, lyrical, Jazz
student makes up the class or not. WE DO NOT issue
Leigha Sahagian- Tap, Jazz
credit for classes that are not made up.
Frank Dominic Jr- Breaking
Bethany Porcail-Tap, Jazz
Food & Drinks:
Loren Picciarelli- Cario Barre, Core
Ashley Ferraro- Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Hip-Hop
Veronica Murphy- Zumba
Anthony Ferrara- Boys Hip-Hop
Director 9/3- Jayla Sferazo
Michelle Ferraro 9/4- Glorianna Gennaro
9/6 - Amanda Marcinek, Ashleigh
Maggie Kolligs 9/10 - Jenna Fuhrmann, Alexis MaKinen,
Maria Hagenburg Jillian Queller
Gina Lee 9/12 - Kristen O'Connell
Lisa Hardwicke 9/13 - Kristen Field
9/14 – Rachel Hollywood, Jialene
Keeper/Manager- Elly Cami 9/16 - Jacqueline DiCanio, Nikayla Healey
9/17 - Marisa Barbier, Emily Dembek,
Here’s to another great year!!! Thank you all Addison Rothwell
for your support! Keep up the good work 9/18- Aaron Codding
dancers. See you next month! 9/21- Kayla Haufler
9/22 - Jamie Hagenburg, Vincent
Miss Michelle Moscatiello
9/23 - Jennifer Kelly, Rylie Parsons
9/24- Arianna Daleo
9/27- Tyasia Scott