Awards and Honors » Dance Block Letter

Dance Block Letter

Introduction  

Obtaining a Block Letter during high school represents a significant achievement on one or more areas of co-curricular and extracurricular activities.  The Block Letter for Dances is obtained by participation in academics  AND extracurricular activities.  Students who wish to obtain their Dance Block Letter must fill out the Dance Block Letter Application found here:   https://tinyurl.com/mhdanceblock 


Criteria

In order to receive a Block Letter in Dances a student must meet the following criteria

Activity Description

Requirement

Participation in Dance Classes with an “A” grade

2 Years

Participation on the Dance Team

2 Years

Attendance at all Performances and competitions (All regularly scheduled performances and competitions for the class and team)

2 Years

2.5 overall GPA 

Required at time of award

Participation in the following:

  • Participation in an outside dance group 
  • Participation on the MHHS Colorguard or Cheer Squad
  • Participation teaching or assisting in teaching dance outside of school (studio, clinics, etc.)
  • Dance Team Leadership position (Captain, Co-Captain, etc.)
  • Participation in Spring Musical (Orchestra, chorus, acting, dancing, tech crew, etc.)
  • 6 hours of volunteer work at school or community sporting or performing arts events (concessions, statistics, scoreboard, gate, ushering, etc.)

2 of the activities in the list must be completed while a high school student

(may be duplicated)


Additional Honors

A student may earn additional honors in Dances (a pin or patch to add on to their letter) by accomplishing the following:

Activity Description

Requirement

Participation in Dance Class

1 additional year

Participation on the Dance Team

1 additional year

Attendance at all Performances and competitions (All regularly scheduled performances and competitions for the class and team)

1 additional year

2.5 overall GPA 

Required at time of award

Participation in the following:

  • Participation in an outside dance group 
  • Participation on the MHHS Colorguard or Cheer Squad
  • Participation teaching or assisting in teaching dance outside of school (studio, clinics, etc.)
  • Participation in Spring Musical (Orchestra, chorus, acting, dancing, tech crew, etc.)
  • Dance Team Leadership position (Captain, Co-Captain, etc.)
  • 6 hours of volunteer work at school or community sporting or performing arts events (concessions, statistics, scoreboard, gate, ushering, etc.)

2 of the activities in the list must be completed AFTER the first award was given.

(may be duplicated)