Cary, NC, March 14, 2019 — Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Triangle High School Ballroom Association will be suspending all activities, including THSBA Team practices, effective immediately. THSBA hopes the impact of the virus will decline significantly in the next few weeks and activities will resume shortly.
While THSBA is very excited to have its inaugural season underway, the health and safety of students and instructors must be of primary importance. All students are encouraged to follow the guidance of local health officials in staying healthy.
THSBA will be in contact with all students on the Capital and Prestonwood Ballroom Companies regarding when classes will resume. Announcements will also continue to be posted on THSBA’s social media sites.
THSBA is available for any questions via firstname.lastname@example.org.
CARY, NC October 3, 2019 — The Triangle High School Ballroom received confirmation of incorporation from the state of North Carolina on August 6, 2019. Bylaws were adopted and directors ratified at the first board of directors meeting on August 19.
The Triangle High School Ballroom Association, or THSBA, is a nonprofit organization that networks between schools and ballroom dance studios to provide opportunities for students to learn from professional instructors in ballroom dance clubs at the students’ schools. The organization’s mission statement reads:
The mission of the Triangle High School Ballroom Association is to provide
quality opportunities for high school students in the Raleigh-Durham area to
learn, practice, perform, and compete in styles of ballroom dance .”
In addition to connecting high schools and professional dance instructors, THSBA also plans to sponsor a performance each winter to showcase the ballroom dance talents of high school students and teachers. In the spring, the organization plans to sponsor a competition for students who participated in the school ballroom dance clubs.
THSBA plans to contact several high
schools in the triangle area in the next few months in effort to persuade them
to adopt ballroom dance clubs. The organization will provide resources to help
the creation of clubs go as smoothly as possible.
The nonprofit corporation is governed by a board of directors consisting of 5 individuals. The directors are as follows: Anthony Coberg, president Benjamin Daniel, executive director Robert Wright, instructional director Melanie Dale, event director and Shari Huggett-Milton, volunteer director.
More information can be found on the organization’s website, thsba.org.