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Behavior Code

Every student is expected to behave in a disciplined, responsible and courteous manner when on studio grounds, and when participating in studio activities and performances, as well as dress appropriately and neatly for class.  The Director reserves the right to suspend or expel any student at any time if his or her attitude, conduct, language, appearance, attendance, payment record or the like is judged unsatisfactory. Any consistently disruptive or inappropriate conduct or behavior will be grounds for dismissal at the discretion of the Director. In the event of a dismissal, all tuition and/or recital monies paid to RODANCO on behalf of a discharged student will be forfeited. Parents/Guardians also must respect the rules, policies and procedures of RODANCO & WALTER P. CARTER SCHOOL and abide by driving slow and cautious around the building, parking only in designated parking spaces, and refraining from any rude or aggressive behavior toward any other  student, family member or staff member. Any and all incidents should be reported immediately to the Director. All students of RODANCO and guests are expected to behave appropriately in the building at all times. We share the building with many other programs and sports events. We need to respect their right to enjoy the property. We do not condone excessive noise or chatter in the studio or hallways, especially while other classes, clubs, or programs are in session, and expect students to be polite to each other when socializing in and out of the studio classes. STUDENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ROAM OTHER FLOORS OF THE SCHOOL BUILDING. 

  • Students are expected to behave respectfully and courteously at all times toward teaching artists, staff, other students, parents, and guest.

  • All cell phones are to be scilenced during classes and rehearsals.

  • Students must show respect for the property of others and for the facilities.

  • Students must follow the dress code for all classes and rehearsals, except when injured, or observing.

  • Students should put their belongings neatly in the cubbies provided.

  • Students should not touch the belongings of others.

  • Students should help keep studio buildings and grounds clean and neat by putting waste paper, food, and drink containers in the appropriate receptacles.

  • No gum, food, or drink (except water) is permitted in the dance studio.

  • RODANCO is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

  • There is no smoking anywhere in or near the building.

  • The use of alcohol or drugs is prohibited.

  • The use or possession of weapons of any type is not permitted in or near the school building.

  • In keeping with the honor system, students who witness infractions of rules must report them immediately to TEACHING ARTIST & STAFF members. 

  • Any student who is not prepared for class because of lateness, behavior problems, or inattention to dress code may be asked by the teacher to sit and observe class rather than participating.

  • Parents of dancers ages 10 and under must be present while your child is not in class.

  • RODANCO shall not be liable in any way for injuries sustained during attendance at the dance school or any of its related functions.

  • Any student or parent who verbally or physically abuses anyone verbally defies an instructor or staff member, commits unlawful actions, or commits any other action deemed by RODANCO to be grossly inappropriate may be dismissed from the school immediately. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS.

RODANCO is also part of the dance program of Walter P. Cater Elementary - Middle School and will follow school code of conduct. Students who fall short with their grades will be put on probation and will not be allowed to perform. Students who are suspended for school related infractions during will be dismissed from the program immediately . 
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