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Davenport School of the Arts
 Dance Department

Welcome to Ultimate Dance Elective with Mrs. Carlow

Below you will find the policies and guidelines that are specific to the Ultimate Dance Elective.

  • Please leave jewelry at home with the exception of studded earrings.
  • Hair may be pulled back in a pony tail out of face. Short hair may be pulled back with clips or a headband. No hair beads permitted as they are dangerous to the dance instrument as well as Weaves, Extensions and Braids as they interfere with floor work and moving of the body. 
  • Nail polish may be worn on toes only if it is a very light color. 
  • Please keep finger nails and toe nails short and not pointy. 
  • Body sprays, perfumes and scented lotions are prohibited inside our building due to students with severe allergies. Please use these items outside in a well ventilated area away from students.
  • Cell Phones are to be OFF and kept in their book bags or locker room during class.
  • Bathrooms are to be used before entering the locker room.
  • They may bring a water bottle with WATER ONLY to class everyday to prevent hydration.
  • All school wide policies apply in the arts.


  • Since there are no available lockers for the elective classes, they are to keep their belongings in a neat pile on the counter top in the locker room. 
  • All electives are 45 minutes, therefore they will only have 3 minutes to change for class.


All elective dancers may wear the following clothing to class: 

  • Bottoms: leggings, yoga pants, pajama pants, sweat pants or basketball shorts. Designs are fine however please no words across the back of the pants or shorts.
  • Shirts: Spaghetti strap, tank top, short or long sleeve shirts are acceptable. Please make sure the shirt length is at the hips (so it can be tucked in) and the top is at the collar bone. No mid-shift or cleavage shown. 
  • Bare feet is needed for this class. No shoes necessary. 

The only supplies they will need is deodorant and baby wipes.