About Byrd Dance
Byrd Dance, sponsored by the HSA, is a non-profit dance program at Richard E. Byrd Elementary School. The program nurtures not only physical fitness, coordination, and self-expression among students but also cultivates essential social skills and enhances the overall school culture. Through dance, students develop teamwork and cooperation, as well as confidence and self-esteem—attributes that extend beyond the dance floor to their academic performance and social interactions.
Moreover, Byrd Dance reinforces connections between the school and the Glen Rock community. A Spring recital showcases students' hard work and talent, serving as a bridge that unites families, school staff, and community members. The event proceeds go directly back to the school, providing funds that can be used for purchasing new equipment, improving facilities, or supporting other school programs, thereby benefiting not only the students and teachers but also the entire Glen Rock community.
The program's emphasis on physical activity promotes a healthier lifestyle among students, which indirectly contributes to improved academic performance. Ultimately, the Byrd Dance program plays a pivotal role in shaping a vibrant, inclusive, and enriching school environment, while simultaneously strengthening its relationship with the wider community.
Byrd Dance Class Registration for 2023 - 2024
We are excited to offer a comprehensive dance program for the Glen Rock community. All Classes include a Byrd Dance shirt and costume as part of the class pricing. Classes are open to all genders. All classes are expected to begin the 1st week in October except Cheer Dance which will start in January. One recital dance per class. The recital is expected to be in May.