Parent Information

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the audition process?

Auditions for the Special Dance Company are in April of the school year prior to participating.  Students are asked to perform a self-choreographed one-minute solo and learn a short combination.  Students can audition for Special Dance their freshman, sophomore or junior year.  

Where can assignments be found?

You can access assignments by creating a parent account on www.edmodo.com.  All grades will be transferred to Powerschool.  


Students are expected to maintain passing grades in all of their classes in order to participate in the Special Dance Company.  All company members should be exemplary and work to the best of their ability. 

The best method for students to contact Mrs. Point-Du-Jour is through www.remind.com or the Remind App.  Parents can email kpointdu@somsd.k12.nj.us or call 973-762-5622 ext 1066 to address any questions or concerns.  

What is expected outside the classroom?

Students are required to work on choreography in groups outside of class time to meet performance and assignment deadlines.  Therefore, students who do not attend rehearsals, or performances without proper notice or approval from the teacher will be dismissed from the Special Dance Company.  It is expected that all company members will represent the company with dignity and respect and are intended to model professional dance companies while taking dance education seriously. 

What is mandatory?

What is the Special Dance Parent Association?

We invite you to become a member of the Special Dance Parent Association (SDPA).  Occasionally we need parent chaperones for field trips and volunteers during our performance season.  We strongly encourage all parents to volunteer for our final performance in May.  Tasks may include ticket sales and collection, concession during intermission, candy grams, etc.  Our parent liaison is Mrs. Shannel Roberts and you can contact her with any questions or concerns at shannel.roberts@gmail.com. We would like to explore and expand our knowledge in dance and we appreciate your support in helping us to do so.


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