""Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass ... it's about learning to DANCE in the rain" ~Vivian Greene


** 2015 - 2016 CMS Dance Year **

Dedicated to our own CMS Dance Angel
Alexzia Renea Acree
her loving mom, Teisha Davis , all of her family and friends.

Dedicated to all families and friends of angels who fought hard to overcome cancer.

With love to 
Jeremy Duran
his loving parents in heaven, sister Jessica Duran, brothers Jonathan and Jason Duran, family and friends. 


Every day, we will dance with you in our hearts and keep your soul shining bright on our dance floor.
#TeamLexx #TeamJeremy
#EndChildhoodCancer


Sunrise October 14, 2001
Sunset July 4, 2015

Angel Wings ~ July 26, 2015




THANKS TO OUR CMS FAMILIES FOR RAISING ENOUGH MONEY in the 2013 - 2014 school year TO PURCHASE A NEW DANCE FLOOR and PORTABLE BALLET BARRES :) ~Ms. Wade

Introduction

Welcome! Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. Hopefully you find all the information you are looking for about our Dance Program at Creekside Middle School. All of your Cougar's assignments, projects, assessments, and performances will be updated weekly. Click on the link above respective to the course your student is enrolled in (Dance I, II, III, or IV). Also, please feel free to express any concerns or reach me for more information by clicking on the "Contact Ms. Wade" link above. I will return your call or email as soon as possible. It's going to be a wonderful school year! GO COUGARS!

~Ms. Wade

Program Goals

As we progress through the school year, my goals are to not only provide solid technique in various dance styles, but to also inspire a deep appreciation for the art of dance. Aligning all lesson plans with Next Generation Sunshine State Standards and incorporating Common Core literacy standards, all students will be introduced to the global history of dance through time as a cultural, social, and artistic expression.. Dance I, II, III, and IV have unique curriculum that focuses on each's respective required state standards. You can click on any of the tabs above to learn about each.

Performing Arts in education is proven to increase student performance on assessments over a variety of subject areas, is a fun and healthy physical exercise, and a great tool to increase confidence. It is my hope that every dance student that passes through my courses learns more than they ever imagined about the art of dance, and that each takes away with them a desire to learn more about the world around them.. While I have experience in the competitive realm of dance, in the public school classroom, competing only with oneself will be our focus. Every dancer will present unique weaknesses and strengths, and it will be my goal to help each achieve their highest potential. Thank you for being a part of your students journey through education. Your role in encouraging their growth will be priceless to their future success. Anything that I can do to help, I'd love the opportunity. Let's make this a year to remember. ~ Ms. Wade


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