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Are your kids bored or distracted at home trying to learn remotely?


Does your work schedule make it difficult to keep your student on task all day?


The Hawkins Distance Learning Program may be able to help.  

As our young students and teachers work through the pandemic more virtually, many families with school age children are finding it difficult to manage distance learning from home.  Parents are working from home for their jobs, tending to younger children or just not available during key study hours.   This has created a necessary if not urgent need to provide alternate solutions to distance learning from home.

As a result, The Hawkins School of Performing Arts is offering an afternoon program to aid families with supervised distance learning.  Our program meets the required minutes of asynchronous learning as stated by the local school districts, as well as offering an hour of dance or recreational (physical education) activity.


A Brief Description of our Supervised Distance Learning Program:

  • Offered to grades 1 to 6

  • Afternoon Sessions (12:30 – 3:30pm) Monday through Friday

  • A socially distanced study space for each student, with table/chair and high speed internet

  • Supervised and structured study periods, monitored by Hawkins professional instructors or high school advanced Company members

  • Dance/Recreation classes taught by Hawkins professional instructors or high school advanced Company members

  • Limited enrollment:   5 students/studio (one Supervisor);  Phares studio = 10 students (two Supervisors)

Distance Learning Sample Schedule (Asynchronous – 90 min)

with Dance Class or Physical Recreation option to total 3 hours. 

  12:30 – 1:15      Asynchronous Supervised Learning (45 minutes)

    1:15 – 1:30       Break (snack/water) -- outdoors, weather permitting

    1:30 – 2:30       Dance** or Recreational*** outside activity

    2:30 – 2:45       Break (snack/water); Outdoors, weather permitting

    2:45 – 3:30       Asynchronous Supervised Learning (45 minutes)

                              **Dance – Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre

                                   ***Recreational – Badminton, Stationary Cycling,  Parking lot sports…


The Distance Learning Program at Hawkins School of Performing Arts will limited to approximately 30 students/day total.

The mission of the Hawkins School of Performing Arts is to instill in the student the appreciation for, and involvement in, the beauty and art of dance and the performing arts.  During this pandemic, we hope to carry out our mission while encouraging social interaction while adhering to safe distancing, and aid in academic learning as well.

A Few Important Notes:

  • Guidelines regarding the wearing of masks, hand washing, social distancing, sanitizing all touch points will be observed.

  • Our program does not offer tutoring.  It is a safe learning environment, providing supervision for students to remain on task with their distance learning.

  • Students and parents are responsible for understanding the learning assignments each day.

  • Families are to furnish their own laptops or other personal technology.

  • Families are to provide snacks and bottled water marked with student’s name.

  • Students may bring their own activities to do at their desk should their asynchronous work be completed.

  • Parents will be notified if a child is not participating successfully with the program.


Fees:         $50.00/day – single day           $40 /day – two days              $30/day three or more days

                     * If enrolling in 2 or more days, fees will be prorated after registration


If you are interested in our program, please complete the attached pre-enrollment form HERE.


You will be contacted with additional information regarding the program and registration details. 


Any additional questions can be addressed by contacting Hawkins at or by calling the office at 916-355-1900. 

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