December Newsletter

Elite's Competitive Company Dancers

Elite’s Competitive Company Dancers

Happy Holidays to all our Elite Families!

December is a busy and joyful month at the studio. Not only are all the students full of excitement and energy for the upcoming holidays and break from school, but Elite begins to gear up for our Spring Recitals…Teachers will be measuring dancers for their costumes, and many classes will begin working on their recital routine. It is such a wonderful time of year!

Here’s what’s happening at Elite-

Elite’s Performing Company Proudly Presents-

“Christmas Through the Decades”
When- Saturday, December 13th at 3:00pm
Where- Alpenrose Diary Opera House (3149 SW Shattuck Rd, Portland, OR 97221)

Admission is FREE! We hope you and your family can join our Elite Dancers for some Festive Holiday Music, Dancing and Holiday Memories.

Dancer of the Month–

This month we shine the SPOTLIGHT
on Katelyn Volchok!

KatelynAge: 12
School/Grade: Stoller Middle School – 7th Grade

How many years have you been dancing at Elite
This is my 7th Year

What is your favorite style of dance
Jazz & Tap

What is your favorite memory at Elite
Receiving my 5 year Pin

Tell us about your family…
I live with my parents and my two Brothers Matthew & Nathan.

If you aren’t dancing…what else do you like to do
I play soccer for FC Portland. I also enjoy hanging out with my friends.

Where do you see yourself in 20 years
Enjoying Life

Holiday Themed Question:
What are you looking forward to most during winter break

Holiday Traditions-

Add Elite Dance Studio to your Holiday Card mailing list.

We love this tradition and we hope to keep it going again this year! Please drop off your family’s Holiday Card to the front desk or mail it to: 4062 NW Saltzman Rd #202 Portland, OR 97229.

We are looking forward to decorating our lobby with cards for our Elite Families!

Holiday Goodies–Something for Everyone!

Elite Clothing Sale– Give your Dancer some Elite Goodies for the Holidays!

Elite T-shirts and Tanks $5.00
Elite Booty Shorts and Sweats $10.00
Elite Hooded Sweatshirts $15.00
Elite Zip-up Hoody (Dark Grey American Apparel) $20.00

Sale ends Friday, December 19th
or while supplies last.
**Sale does not include “3V Design” rhinestone items.

Stella & Dot Fashion Jewelry and Accessories Pop Up Shop- Stella & Dot representative and Elite Parent, Laurie Paz, will have is hosting a “Style Makes Me Happy” party in the studio lobby–Monday December 1st and Tuesday December 2nd 3:00-6:00. Stop by and do some Holiday Shopping…find some beautiful accessories for your loved ones or maybe even for yourself! 🙂 Visit to preview some of the latest in stylish accessories before you shop.


Studio Closed for Winter Break–
Elite will be closed December 22nd – January 4th. Classes will resume on Monday, January 5th.

**Important Dates for your 2015 Calendars**

Picture Day-Sunday, May 17th
Last week of regular classes- Friday, June 12th
Recital Week at Liberty High School- June 15th – 20th


The studio follows the Beaverton School District bad weather closures. If school is canceled or let out early, all classes would be canceled. If school starts late, but goes the rest of the day

without the weather worsening, the studio would be open that night. We will communicate any
weather closures via email; you can also call the studio answering machine.

We want to wish all our dance families a happy and memorable Holiday Season!