Entries by jahn

MISS LANA’S WORLD’S GREATEST SHAVE

  In Week 4, Miss Lana will be shaving her head for the World’s Greatest Shave to support Australian families with their battle with cancer. The event will be held on Wednesday 23rd May, at 6:30pm at the studio. We invite you to come along and watch Miss Lana get her head shaved, you may […]

OUR SPOTLIGHT PROGRAM

In 2017, JAKSA introduced our own “SPOTLIGHT” program, which promotes positive behaviour and hard work ethic. Our Spotlight nominations are chosen over Terms 1, 2 & 3, and are chosen based on: Kindness; Teamwork; Improvement in their abilities to sing/dance/act; Improvement in their confidence; Manners & Respect; Commitment – Attends all lessons & is punctual; […]

JAKSA’S MINI MENTORS aka JAKSA M&M’S!

Starting 2018, we are introducing JAKSA M&Ms, which is a class peer support program.  Students are chosen by teachers to help in class with guiding and assisting other students in their activities, helping to read scripts, handing out stickers at the end of class, writing names on the “Take Five” boards, walking little students to […]

JAKSA’S BEE CODE

This is our code of conduct to help instill JAKSA’S values. J – Joyful (smiling faces, enjoying class, including everyone) A – Appreciative (manners, respect) K – Kindhearted (helping others, using kind words) S – Supportive (looking after our friends, inclusivity, helping) A – Approachable (saying hello to a new student, asking if someone needs […]

JAKSA’S TAKE FIVES

Take fives are little random acts of kindness that reflect our Bee Code.  Our JAKSA teachers instigate and recognise “take fives” in their classes by rewarding positive behaviour. For example:  if a student helps another student without having to be asked, you could respond with.  “Wow, Lucy.  I am very impressed!  You just displayed a […]

2017 Exciting News!

The Jaksa Team are very excited to be implementing a new rewards program called “SPOTLIGHT” highlighting our students who have shown not only improvement but also commitment, dedication, hard work & importantly, teamwork & kindness.  These students will be showcased on the website, social media & on our display boards.  We encourage parents to keep […]

The First of Studio ‘First’s’ for 2015

Today is the ‘first’ blog post on the ‘first’ Sunday after the ‘first’ week of classes. After ten years in business, there aren’t quite so many ‘firsts’ anymore, so I am excited to write about our ‘first week.’ I have many words to describe last week however the one that popped into my head ‘first’, […]

Daddies are Brave.

I was going through the concert pictures and discovered these awesome shots.  They’re not awesome because of the pictures themselves (even though I do think they’re fantastic!) They’re awesome because it captured a magic moment of the brave Fathers who had the gusto to move out of their comfort zone and dance with their daughters […]

21 Days until Concert!

There are now only 21 days until the concert. Wow!! I cannot believe that another year has flown by with the speed of 1000 gazelles and here I am, awaiting the crazy whirlwind that inevitably pops up as the Concert day looms closer. I write this as I sit eating my breakfast and organising my […]