The evening is an occasion for dancing, socializing, and celebration. Attire should be elegant, tasteful, and befitting this special evening, in keeping with the standards of modesty outlined in the Family Handbook (also listed below). Please remember that this is a dance, so attire must allow for movement.
All students in attendance are expected to honor the intended spirit of the dress code. Students who arrive at the dance inappropriately dressed will not be permitted to enter until it is corrected.
Formal Events Dress Code
The formal dress code for boys:
Jacket and tie (no jeans or patched pocket pants)
A collared dress shirt, dark socks, D
Dress shoes (no sneakers or sandals)
No dyed hair or hats. Hair should be trimmed appropriately
The formal dress code for girls:
Long skirt, gown or appropriately fitting dress slacks (no jeans);
Bare midriffs or thigh-high slits are not acceptable.
Modestly-cut sleeveless tops/dresses are allowed.
Halter tops, strapless, spaghetti-strap and tank-style top dresses are acceptable if they provide full coverage for the bust area.
Dress-backs should go no lower than the natural waistline (if there was an imaginary line from the belly button around, this would be the natural waistline)
Girls should wear dress shoes. No flip-flops.
No dyed hair
ETIQUETTE AND DISCIPLINE
This event is a celebration, and the aim is for everyone involved to have a fun and enjoyable time.
Of course, all Cicero Prep students are expected, as always, to conduct themselves with dignity, modesty, and grace. Students are asked to refrain from inappropriate displays of affection (including kissing, intimate dancing, or any intimate physical contact). Additionally, the following will not be tolerated and are grounds for immediate disciplinary action, including dismissal from the dance:
Possession or use of alcohol, tobacco, or any other illicit substance
Failure to follow chaperone instructions
Violation of attendance protocol, dress code, or basic etiquette
We look forward to sharing this joyful occasion with you, and we thank you for your cooperation in making it a success.