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September Newsletter

• TEAM LISTS: The great re-mix is ongoing - schedules and minds do change last minute, and we just have to make it all work. Thanks for your patience while it all gets settled!! I’m hoping to send the final lists out before we start next week. • UPDATED TEAM SCHEDULE: There are just a few adjusted times (Changes: Jr Mon, Silver/Bronze lift). Pre-Teens Wed 3:45 - 5:00

Pre-Teens Thurs 3:45 - 5:00

Pre-Juniors Wed 5:15 - 6:45 Pre-Juniors Thurs 5:15 - 6:45

Juniors Mon 5:00 - 7:00

Juniors Wed 7:00 - 9:00 Juniors Thurs 7:00 - 9:00

Sr Red Tues 4:30 - 6:30 Sr Black Thurs 7:00 - 9:00 Sr Gold Wed 4:30 - 6:30 Sr Comp M/W 7:30 - 9:00

Gold Lift Mon 9:00 - 10:00 Silver Lift Thurs 9:00 - 10:00 Bronze Lift Tues 9:00 - 10:00

Bronze Tech Mon 3:45 - 4:45 Silver Tech Thurs 6:00 - 7:00 Gold Tech Wed 6:30 - 7:30


RETURNING PARENTS - Much of the following info will be “old news” to you. We know that you know the ropes, but are including this information for everyone as a reminder. • TEAM INFO/COSTS: More detailed financial info along with the payment plan form and the bank transfer forms will come with a separate SOP Detail message.

• CALENDAR: Attached. Some dates are not yet confirmed, but we’ve included them so you can pencil them in your calendars.

• WEBSITE: Please take a minute to look through it and bookmark it. It is currently undergoing a re-design, so not all info is there yet. This is a central source of information so you don't have to look back through your email inbox to find details. We will still be using email on a regular basis for communication but hope that you will find this website to be a valuable tool. • KEY CLUB: This is for couples who are competing and need access to the studio floors for practice and/or lessons outside of regular studio hours. The cost is $40/semester/couple. Sign up here: IBA KEY CLUB.

• GROUP MESSAGING: We will be using the app BAND for group messaging this year. Please join both the IBA MAIN group, and then find the post that has the link to your dancer’s team group. If you have trouble joining, please message me and I’ll text you an invite.

Here is the link and the QR:


S.O.P. DAY Saturday, September 17 We’ll send out a separate SOP DAY message with more details. • NEW PARENTS MEETING & Dancer Sizing: 10:00 am This is for all parents who are new to IBA. Please make every effort to attend. We'll hand out the calendar, talk about the finances and payment options, and size dancers for their orders. You will set up your payments after this meeting, along with paying for your orders. We will be sending out the details about payments before the meeting. • S.O.P. (Sizing, Order, Payments): Returning Dancers 11 - 2pm. Shar-a-lynn Randall and helpers will meet with each family to make sure your account is set up correctly. There are usually long lines during the first hour. In order to spread out the crowd, we ask you to come according to the following schedule (by last name): A-F 11 - 12pm G-M 12 - 1pm N-Z 1 - 2 pm ________________________________________________________________________

I am continually reminded that IBA is a blessed program. I believe this is because it impacts the lives of these youth in a positive way. All of the IBA staff are committed to creating a safe, positive, and wholesome experience for all of the dancers. If you ever have any concerns, please contact me so that we can work to resolve or correct anything that is out of order. Thanks for being part of our IBA FAMILY!! Janie Fisher Director, Idaho Ballroom Academy 208-201-6366 Shar-a-lynn Randall Shawn Fisher 208-313-0465 Ashley Fisher, 208-419-2888, Caroline Bates, 208-206-8215, Elise Rich, 208-206-3661, Sam Fisher, 208-403-2463, Sara Fisher, 541-944-7479, Jennifer Taylor, 208-390-1889, Jaron Taylor, ‭208-346-2170‬

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