Dear MDU Family,
This evening Gov. Tony Evers addressed our state issuing Executive Order #94 that calls upon business leaders "to continue doing their part to keep workers, customers, and communities safe by expanding working from home options for workers, offering online or virtual services, and limiting the number of people in offices, facilities, and stores" - all things we are PROUD to say we have been doing since we re-opened in June.
We have been following our Safer Studio™ Standards every step of the way through this season and continue to do so. Our team members have work-from-home capabilities, we are fully tech-enabled with online and virtual options, and we have always limited the number of people in our offices, facility, and store.
We have had over 10,000 visits to our studio since re-opening and only 4 isolated reported cases of COVID-19 - that's less than 1/100th of 1% occurrence.
Our strong focus on safety has made it possible to maintain a very low-risk environment while allowing our young people to benefit from exercise and friendship in a safety-focused environment as well as the associated positive benefits on social-emotional and mental well-being.
We are proud to continue to be a positive anchor in the lives of our local youth and we look forward to seeing and supporting your children in classes this week. In the meantime, please join us in doing all you can to keep our community safe by wearing face coverings, keeping the recommended 6 ft distance from friends and classmates, washing your hands, and staying home if you are unwell. For the safety of our community, if you are unable to or prefer not to wear a face covering, we strongly encourage you to attend our virtual class options.
As always, your teachers and I thank you for your support.
Fall is officially here and our 2020-21 Dance Season is in full swing! It has been so great to see all of our MDU dancers back in classes, whether at the studio or virtually! Be sure to read through our monthly Newsletter to help you stay informed and connected. Here’s to a happy and healthy September at MDU!
September 12: Coffee & Conversations VIRTUAL Event!
September 15: First Day of Classes at HOLMEN LOCATION!
September 28 - October 3: First Inter-sessional Break (Studio Closed)
November 23 - 28: Thanksgiving Break (Studio Closed)
Coffee & Conversation was an event created in 2019 to help area parents with a range of kid- and parenting-related health topics. Forums are held every other month, with new topics presented each time. While this event has been hosted by MDU in the past, it has been converted into a VIRTUAL event!
*No pre-registration required!
We are pleased to announce that construction at the NEW Holmen Boys & Girls Club, home to our NEW second location, will be fully operational on Tuesday, September 15th!
Thank you to all the families who provided MDU dancers the opportunity to purchase gently used dance shoes throughout the year! We will be ending our Resale Shoe Program at the end of September, so if you have any items for sale that you would like back, please stop at the front desk for assistance. All remaining dance shoes will be donated to the non-profit organization “Traveling Tutus”!
Missing a dance shoe, water bottle, or perhaps a ballet skirt? Be sure to check out our Lost & Found! Simply ask the front desk for their assistance, and they will direct you to it. All items left in the Lost & Found by the 15th of each month will be donated! :)
Stay informed of all the latest MDU news by joining our private Parent & Student Community on Facebook! This is a great space to connect with other MDU families, and it is also a great resource to find all the most recent communications from the studio.
Check out our latest updates regarding COVID-19 on the main page of our website. Simply visit mistysdance.com and click on the red bar at the top of the page for the most current communications!