Prom 2020 - North Stafford High School | Saturday, April 25, 2020 | 8:00 PM-11:00 PM

  • Prom 2020

    Get ready for Prom 2020!  Prom will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020, from 8:00 PM-11:00 PM at North Stafford High School.  The theme for this year's Prom is City of Lights—Paris.  For out of town approved guests, North Stafford High School is located at 839 Garrisonville Road, Stafford, VA 22554.

     

    Juniors and seniors who have paid their dues will receive a formal invitation to Prom in Homeroom on Friday, April 3, 2020.  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 Mrs. 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 April 17th), 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 April 17th.

     

    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 2020 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 2020.  Underclassmen students invited as a guest to Prom 2020 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 <<date>>, through <<date>>.  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.

     

After Prom - North Stafford High School | 8:00 PM-12:00 AM

  • Students attending After Prom must also attend Prom.  After Prom is sponsored by our Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) during Prom in the gymnasium.  After Prom is a substance-free, supervised, After Prom party for our junior and senior students to attend.  There is no additional fee to attend After Prom because it is being run in conjunction with Prom.  Prom guests can spend time in both the dance and activities all evening long.  After Prom will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020, from 8:00 PM-12:00 AM (Sunday, April 26, 2020) in the Gymnasium at North Stafford High School.  After Prom will serve churros and funnel cakes for free.

    North Stafford High School is located at 839 Garrisonville Road, Stafford, VA 22554.

    No Additional After Prom Fee:

    After Prom is free!  Students can freely move from Prom to After Prom all night long!

    After Prom Activities and Prizes:

    After Prom will take place at North Stafford High School and hosts a variety of games, rides, and other attractions.  Prizes will be given out throughout the entire event by random drawings.  Students must be present to win a prize.  Churros and funnel cakes will be served.

    Prizes include:

    • Two Chromebooks
    • Two Xboxes
    • Three mini-refrigerators
    • Two microwaves
    • XL twin sheet sets
    • Blankets
    • Shower caddy
    • Dorm room organizers
    • Cash prizes
    • Gift cards
    • Three televisions

    Activities include:

    • LED mini-golf
    • Roulette
    • Texas Holdem poker
    • Blackjack table
    • Craps
    • Billiards table
    • Carnival booth
    • Air hockey
    • LED Pac-Man
    • LED Space Invaders
    • Skee-ball
    • Zap-a-Mole
    • Caricature artists

    After Prom Rules and Regulations:

    • Students may enter After Prom beginning at 8:00 PM on Saturday, April 25, 2020, until 12:00 AM on Sunday, April 26, 2020.  No students will be allowed entry after 10:00 PM.  After Prom concludes at 12:00 AM.
    • After Prom will be held simultaneously with Prom.  Students must follow the Prom dress code in order to participate in After Prom.
    • No alcohol and/or drug use will be tolerated.
    • All North Stafford High School junior and senior students are welcome to attend After Prom while attending the Prom dance.  Students can freely move between Prom and After Prom all night long.
    • North Stafford High School students must escort their guests.  Guests will not be allowed to attend After Prom without the North Stafford High School student who invited them.
    • Prizes will be awarded throughout the event.  Students must be in the building when their ticket is drawn in order to win that prize.  North Stafford High School students can only win one of the end of evening grand prizes.

     

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 2020 (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 on-campus 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, Dr. Hornick.  After Prom will end at 12:00 AM.
    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 12:15 AM 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 2020

    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 2020 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 2020.  Underclassmen students invited as a guest to Prom 2020 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 <<date>>, through <<date>>.  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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