Dance Team 2017-2018: Tryout Checklist  

In order to complete your registration for the HTMS Dance Team 2017-2018 tryout process, you must do all of the following by Friday, 3/17/17. Dancers are not eligible to participate in the tryout process until all items are received. Thank you!

1) Complete and submit your application by clicking here.

2) Turn in $25 cash or check to Ms. Cruit in Room 175 on the Yellow Hall. Please make all checks payable to HTMS Dance and include your dancer's name on the "for" line. If paying in cash, please do so using an envelope labeled with your dancer's name.

2) Turn in a current physical form to Ms. Cruit in Room 175 on the Yellow Hall (if completed through the school, this is taken care of).

HTMS Dance Team Tryouts 2017  

This year's tryouts for the HTMS Dance Team will be held during the week of March 20-24.

A mandatory parent meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 31st at 6 pm in the auditorium for any 6th or 7th grade girl interested in trying out.

Optional pre-clinics will be held on Monday, February 13th, and Wednesday, February 15th, from 3:00-5:00 pm

Tryout Requirements:

The following skills will be judged at tryouts:

  • Splits (right and left)

  • Straight kicks

  • Leap

  • Toe touch

  • Double pirouettes

  • Calypso turn

  • Turns in second (two eight counts)

  • High kick, jazz, and hip hop routines (taught during clinic)


The 2017-2018 Dance Team will be selected based on natural breaks in the scores by three outside judges. The skills listed above will be included in the tryouts, but do not be discouraged from trying out if you have not yet mastered one or more of them! :)

So You Think You Can Dance Club Survey  

Click here to take the So You Think You Can Dance club survey: https://goo.gl/forms/74jVgVxf29qMs2XV2

H2 Team - Meet the Teacher Info Survey  

Click here to complete the information form for the H2 Team: https://goo.gl/forms/qhrxadnGJmjwEXzR2

Remind101: Text Message Reminders  

Follow these steps to receive your messages:

1. Send a text message to this number: 81010

2. Type the code that matches your student’s class period

in the message box:

- Ms. Cruit's Homeroom: @cruithr

- 1st Period: @cruit1

- 2nd Period: @cruit2

- 4th Period: @cruit4

- 5th Period: @cruit5

- 6th Period: @cruit6

- 7th Period: @cruit7

3. Then, follow the prompt.

Google Classroom  

All class notes and handouts can be found in my Google Classroom. Your child can log in using their Google Apps for Education information.


Please email me if you have any questions!