Prom 2019 - Fredericksburg Expo Center | Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 8:00 PM-11:00 PM

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    Get ready for Prom 2019!  Prom will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2019, from 8:00 PM-11:00 PM at the Fredericksburg Expo Center.  The Fredericksburg Expo Center is located at 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.

     

    Juniors and seniors who have paid their dues will receive a formal invitation to Prom in Homeroom on Friday, May 31, 2019.  All dues and debts must be paid in order for a student to attend Prom.  Dues and debts may be paid in the Counseling Center to Ms. Leola Houston.  The Counseling Center is open Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM-3:00 PM.  In addition, student dues may be paid online through our online payment system.  Seniors must have paid the senior class dues with the cap, gown, and activities option.  For those Seniors that paid just for the cap and gown only, the difference must be paid in order to attend Prom.  Payment methods in the Counseling Center include cash, check (until May 10th), or money order.  Please make checks and money orders out to North Stafford High School.  Checks will not be accepted as a form of payment after May 10th.

     

    Guests Attending Prom:

    Guests who are attending Prom must be invited by a junior or senior North Stafford High School student and the Guest Permission Form for Attending Prom 2019 must be completed.  The junior or senior student must have paid their class dues, debts, AP fees, and/or DE fees before submitting the guest permission form.  A guest fee of $25.00 will be charged for all guests.  Please pay with cash or a money order to the Main Office upon submission of the Guest Permission Form for Attending Prom 2019.  Underclassmen students invited as a guest to Prom 2019 by a junior or senior must have their dues and debts paid in order to attend.  The guest ticket can only be purchased by the junior or senior inviting the underclassmen student to prom.  Forms will be accepted Monday, April 29, 2019, through Friday, May 17, 2019.  No late forms will be accepted.  All guests must be approved.  No unapproved guests will be admitted into the Prom Dance.  Guests over the age of 20 will not be approved.

     

     

Admission to Prom

  • In order to be admitted into the Prom dance, you must complete and/or have the following:

    • The completed North Stafford High School Dance Contract for Prom 2019 (completed through your @scps.net Google account)
    • Only Junior and Senior students who have paid their dues and have no outstanding debts are invited to Prom.
    • You must have your North Stafford High School Student ID.  You will not be admitted into Prom without a North Stafford High School Student ID.
    • A driver's license will be accepted for non-North Stafford High School students only.
    • North Stafford High School guests (in grades 9 or 10) must have their North Stafford High School Student ID and their dues and debts paid.
    • Guests will not be permitted to enter the Prom Dance unless they have been approved and are on the official guest list.

    If you do not meet the above criteria, you will be turned away at the entrance.

Prom Rules and Regulations

  • In order to promote a healthy, safe, enjoyable evening for all of our students, the following procedures will be in place for our Prom dance.  All parents/guardians, students, and guests must abide by the rules and regulations below.  This agreement must be signed by the student, parent/guardian, and/or guest.  This document is available to be downloaded and signed below in the Downloadable Files section.  Our high school encourages our families to discuss these rules and regulations together with their student prior to the dance.

    Rules and Regulations:

    1. North Stafford High School policy states that all guests must be under the age of 21 and that middle school students may not attend.  All North Stafford High School students and their guests must complete the guest contract and are required to abide by all school rules and terms of the contract.  All North Stafford High School students are limited to one guest.  Anyone exhibiting disruptive behavior will be removed from the dance, parents/guardians will be notified, and no refunds will be given.  Prom is held off-campus and for the purpose of this event, the building and parking lot where the event is held is considered School Board property and is subject to all Stafford County Public Schools rules and regulations.
    2. The dance will begin at 8:00 PM and end at 11:00 PM.  No students will be admitted after 10:00 PM unless prior arrangements have been made with our school principal, Mr. Hornick.
    3. Once students enter the dance, they must remain in the building until ready to leave for the evening.  Please make sure that you have everything you need (e.g. picture money, picture forms, coats, etc.).  When leaving, students must leave the school grounds and may not return.  No loitering is allowed in the parking lot.
    4. Students who do not drive themselves to the dance must be picked up no later than 11:15 PM at the end of the dance.  Students may be denied attendance to future dances if their ride is late.
    5. All North Stafford High School student guests must have a valid picture ID to verify eligibility to attend a dance.
    6. Any person suspended or expelled from Stafford County Public Schools or any other school district may not attend a dance or any other school function.
    7. All students will wear wrist bands when they enter the Prom dance.  Students who dance in an inappropriate manner will have their wrist bands removed.  Students who dance in an inappropriate, lewd and lascivious manner such as "freaking" or "grinding" will be asked to leave the dance.  They will not receive a refund of the admission fee, nor will they be eligible to attend the next school dance.  Rules for inappropriate dancing include, but are not limited to:
      1. No straddling legs with partner;
      2. No crotch-to-crotch or crotch-to-buttocks;
      3. No touching of breasts, buttocks, or genitals;
      4. No "moshing;"
      5. No hands on floor; and
      6. No multiple student freak dancing.
    8. Inappropriate dancing is up to the discretion of the chaperones and will not be debated!  Parents/guardians will be notified if students have been asked to leave the dance.
    9. Appropriate dancing consists of both feet on the floor and hands on the waist or shoulders only.  For safety reasons, dancers need to avoid excessive crowding together in the center of the dance floor.
    10. Students must not leave valuables unattended.
    11. Shoes must be worn during the entire dance.
    12. Students are reminded that the Stafford County Public Schools Code of Conduct applies to all participants at any after school function, including dances.  Failure to comply with the rules may result in the potential loss of after school activities and events.
    13. Students suspected of being under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol will be subject to evaluation and/or field sobriety testing, which can include a breathalyzer test.

Formal Dress Code

  • A formal dress code is required to attend Prom.

    Dress Standards for Young Men:

    • Tuxedo that includes:  jacket, tie and vest/cummerbund
    • Suite that includes:  jacket and tie
    • Shirt must remain on and tucked in for the entire dance.  Jackets may be removed after entering Prom.
    • All head coverings are to be removed when entering Prom and remain off.
    • Appropriate dress shoes - no sneakers/tennis shoes
    • No togas

    Dress Standards for Young Women:

    • Dresses must be no shorter than fingertip length.
    • Full midriffs must be covered.
    • The neckline of your dress must not plunge below the bottom of your bra line.
    • Backs may not be lower than the natural waistline.
    • No see-through material which exploses thighs or midriff.
    • Slits may not be higher than fingertip length.
    • Formal pantsuits may be worn.
    • Appropriate dress shoes - no sneakers/tennis shoes
    • No togas

Downloadable Files

  • Prom 2019 Informational Flyer

    Download the informational flyer for Prom 2019.

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  • Guest Permission Form for Attending Prom 2019

    Guests who are attending Prom must be invited by a junior or senior North Stafford High School student and the Guest Permission Form for Attending Prom 2019 must be completed.  The junior or senior student must have paid their class dues, debts, AP fees, and/or DE fees before submitting the guest permission form.  A guest fee of $25.00 will be charged for all guests.  Please pay with cash or a money order to the Main Office upon submission of the Guest Permission Form for Attending Prom 2019.  Underclassmen students invited as a guest to Prom 2019 by a junior or senior must have their dues and debts paid in order to attend.  The guest ticket can only be purchased by the junior or senior inviting the underclassmen student to prom.  Forms will be accepted Monday, April 29, 2019, through Friday, May 17, 2019.  No late forms will be accepted.  All guests must be approved.  No unapproved guests will be admitted into the Prom Dance.  Guests over the age of 20 will not be approved.

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