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In consideration of the benefits of instruction provided by the Shirley McPhail School of Dance for my child, or myself, I, intending to be legally bound, do hereby enroll my child, or myself, in the program and do hereby waive claim and release finally Shirley McPhail School of Dance, Edwina Worley, its staff, instructors and other personnel for claim or liability for any injury or accident occurring or arising from the instructional program or incidental sponsored activities either on or off premises.

I do authorize emergency first aid care to said student by the School in the event he/she/ or I become injured or ill during instructional program or incidental sponsored activities either on or off premises. If the parents and/or guardians of the child are not immediately available at the telephone numbers provided in the agreement, I further authorize the School, Edwina Worley or such agents as they may authorize to retain the services of a doctor or other competent medical person in order to treat the said minor.

Rules and Regulations

I do realize that said student and parents must comply with reasonable SMSD Policies set by the Shirley McPhail School of Dance for the conduct of instructional programs and incidental activities either on or off the premises for the mutual benefit of all students concerned. These Policies are found in the SMSD Brochure. We understand and approve that violations of said SMSD Policies be the basis for termination of this Agreement. Participation in recitals, demonstrations, etc. will be based on attendance, attitude, ability and cooperation of the student. Decisions regarding participation in these events will be made by the staff.

Enrollment and Drop Policies

I understand that the said student is automatically enrolled for the entire 9 months, September through May (Fall 2017 students at Plaza are enrolled for three months, September through November). Notice of a drop must be given two weeks in advance to Edwina Worley personally by filling out a Drop Form and returning it to the studio. A word to the teacher or a friend is not acceptable. Failure to notify will result in continued tuition payments.

-Tuition is due for the entire month in which the drop occurs.
-No student may drop and re-enroll without full repayment of registration fees.

-May tuition is non-refundable if drop occurs.

** I acknowledge and give permission to SMSD to film or photograph my child, or myself for promotional or educational purposes. **


NO STATEMENT WILL BE MAILED. Tuition is due on the 1st of every month in advance and is the same for every month, September through May. If not paid by the 10th, a $10.00 late fee will be assessed, this applies to cash and personal check payments.  If the check is returned there will be a $10 fee. We will accept credit cards for tuition payments; there is no processing fee. If the card is declined there will be a $10 fee. Please put student’s name on your tuition payment, especially if your name is different than that of your child’s, and the studio attending. We are no longer accepting EFT / ACH.

By providing my credit card information, I authorize Shirley McPhail School of Dance to charge my credit card indicated on the 1st of each month for payment of my/my child’s dance class tuition.  I also authorize Shirley McPhail School of Dance to charge my credit card indicated on the due date for all Registration Fees, Demonstration Fees, Recital Fees, Costume Fees, and Penalty Fees. 

I understand that this authorization will remain in effect until I cancel it in writing, and I agree to notify Shirley McPhail School of Dance in writing of any changes in my account information or termination of this authorization at least 15 days prior to the next billing date. If the above noted payment dates fall on a weekend or holiday, I understand that the payments may be executed on the next business day. I certify that I am an authorized user of this credit card and will not dispute these scheduled transactions with my credit card company; so long as the transactions correspond to the terms indicated in this authorization form. 


If there are any questions or changes in reference to your account, log in to the Parent Portal link on our website:  www.smsdance.com and update your information or please phone the SMSD Office at: 512-345-1284.

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