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2/26/2022 By Emily Xing Once again, the award winning Ridge Dance Team won again at their first competition of the year at Starbound National Talent Competition. The jazz team (pictured above), won a high gold and placed first overall in their category. They wowed the judges with their upbeat and musical theater-like dance, titled, “The New Kid”, by Ms. Rachel. This quirky dance is based off of the “new kid” in school who is just…

At their first competition of the year, the Ridge Dance Hip-Hop Team won at Starbound National Talent Competition. With their phenomenal dance titled, “At the Lockers”, choreographed by Jude Cassion, this team won a high gold in their category and received the second highest score overall. The hip-hop group includes 10 members out of the 20 member team, with the other 10 dancing on the jazz team. Their dance was inspired by girls getting ready…

The National Honors for Dance Arts is a program of the National Dance Education Organization, created to recognize outstanding artistic merit, leadership, and academic achievement in students studying dance in public and private schools in K-12 education, dance studios, cultural/community centers, performing arts organizations, and post-secondary education. Throughout the week of November 15th, the Ridge Chapter of NHSDA participated in the annual, “Love Your Body Week”! This campaign is aimed to spread body positivity not…

2/26/2022 On February 26th, 2022, the Ridge Dance Team competed in their first competition of the 2021-2022 school year! The team went to Starbound, which is one of the best and largest dance competitions in America. Millions of young and talented dancers go to Starbound competitions in cities across the country. Dancers can compete in many disciplines of dance including jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, tap, ballet, and much more. At the Starbound competition the Ridge Dance…