What an exciting week it has been! This week we had Culminating events at Pittsburgh Banksville, Pittsburgh Miller, Pittsburgh Colfax, and Pittsburgh Weil. The young ladies and gentleman did outstanding jobs! And they should- Miss Gena, Miss Jen and Miss Ashley did incredible jobs in teaching them. Here are a few pictures of our ladies and gentleman:
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Saturday, May 5 is the big day for 96 newly trained ballroom dancers from eight Pittsburgh elementary schools.
At the Colors of the Rainbow semi-final team match, fifth graders from seven Pittsburgh Public Schools and one Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh school will dance the Merengue, Rumba, Foxtrot, Tango, and Swing in front of a panel of judges.
Based on their performances, four of the eight teams will advance to the final round of competition for Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh’s 2011-12 school year. Continue reading
Today, teams of fifth graders from four — Pittsburgh Carmalt PreK-8, Pittsburgh Dilworth PreK-5, Pittsburgh Linden K-5 and Pittsburgh Whittier K-5 — took top honors in the Colors of the Rainbow semi-finals for the winter/spring 2011 semester of Mercy Behavioral Health’s Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh.
For their stellar performances, those four teams earned gold medals — and more importantly — guaranteed spots for their respective schools in 2010-2011 finals on May 21, 2011. Continue reading
The scenario: six couples, none of whom know one another, come together to learn to ballroom dance. The place: Art and Style Dance Studio on the South Side of Pittsburgh. The instructor: Terry Sweeney, international ballroom champion and one of two original teaching artists for Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh. Continue reading
Fifth-graders from four Pittsburgh elementary schools — Pittsburgh Allegheny K-5, Pittsburgh Phillips K-5, Pittsburgh Sunnyside K-8 and Pittsburgh West Liberty K-5 — took home gold medals in the Colors of the Rainbow semi-finals, capping off the fall 2010 season of Mercy Behavioral Health’s Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh. Continue reading