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Pre-Cotillion I and Pre-Cotillion II

The Pre-Cotillion program is designed for first-second grade students. The setting will encourage children to be comfortable together, to make new friends and enjoy themselves. Through role-playing, hands on experience and storytelling in a peer group, young ladies and gentlemen are expected to leave the program with the beginning of confidence and poise that comes from knowing the proper thing to do.

Pre-Cotillion I (first-second grade) classes will cover topics such as manners in the home, being introduced, paying and receiving compliments, birthday party etiquette and basic table manners.

Pre-Cotillion II (third-fourth grade) classes will cover topics such as greetings, rules of introductions, sports etiquette, fast food etiquette, correspondence (the thank you note and the RSVP), more advanced table manners and a basic line dance.

Pre-Cotillion sessions are hosted during the month of June for three consecutive days. Classes are 90 minutes in duration. Pre-Cotillion I and Pre-Cotillion II classes will be hosted during all sessions. Parents choose which session to enroll their child. All classes will be held at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club. The registration fee for the 2021 session is $190.

If you have any questions about Pre-Cotillion, please contact Director, Laura Walsh, at [email protected] or 972.668.4570.

Please choose your chapter below to view class schedules, photos, and to register.

Pre-Cotillion is offered at these chapters:

Allen Fairview Lucas McKinney Prosper

Junior Cotillion Year I

The Junior Cotillion Year I program is designed for 6th grade students. Students will receive instruction and practice in the courtesies that make life more pleasant for them and those around them, give them thorough training in standard ballroom dance, and to provide opportunities to practice and enjoy these skills at memorable parties, balls, dinners and events, complete with decorations, refreshments, favors and prizes.

Classes will cover topics such as proper seating and escort position, introductions, receiving compliments, manners in the home, thank you notes, basic table manners, telephone etiquette, electronic/social media etiquette and responding to invitations. Dance instruction will include the Foxtrot, East Coast Swing, Salsa and Waltz. The three-course instructional Dinner and the Grand Spring Ball will provide students with an opportunity to practice the skills, etiquette and dance that they have been learning in a wonderful, exciting social situation.

The season consists of five ninety minute classes, a three-course Instructional Dinner and a Grand Spring Ball. The registration fee for the 2021-2022 Junior Cotillion season is $425. Classes meet monthly for 90 minutes on a Sunday. The season begins in September and concludes in March. All Classes and the three-course Instructional Dinner will be held at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club. The Grand Spring Ball will be held at the Embassy Suites Convention Center Frisco.

If you have any questions about Junior Cotillion, please contact Director, Laura Walsh, at [email protected] or 972.668.4570.

Please choose your chapter below to view class schedules, photos and to register.

Junior Cotillion Year I is offered at these chapters:

Allen Fairview Lucas McKinney Prosper

Junior Cotillion Year II

The Junior Cotillion Year II program is designed for 7th grade students, most of whom have completed the Year I program. However, completion of the Year I program is not a pre-requisite in order to register for Year II. Year II students will build upon the curriculum learned in Year I while learning new concepts and more advanced dance steps. The curriculum will continue to provide instruction and practice in the courtesies that make life more pleasant for them and those around them, give them thorough training in standard ballroom dance, and to provide opportunities to practice and enjoy these skills at memorable parties, balls, dinners and events, complete with decorations, refreshments, favors and prizes.

Classes will cover topics such as manners in public places, characteristics of noble character, being a guest and a host, interview etiquette and skills, dress codes, how to tie a tie, table manners, cell phone etiquette, polite conversation, formal dinner guidelines and place settings. Dance instruction includes new steps for the Foxtrot, East Coast Swing, Cha-Cha and Waltz. Parents join us for the final half hour of the final class in preparation for our parent-child Waltzes at the end of the Black & White Ball. The five-course Instructional Dinner and the Black & White Ball will provide students with an opportunity to practice the skills, etiquette and dance that they have been learning in a wonderful, exciting social situation.

The season consists of five ninety minute classes, a five-course Instructional Dinner and a Black & White Ball. The registration fee for the 2021-2022 season is $450. Classes meet monthly for 90 minutes on a Sunday. The season begins in September and concludes in March. All Classes and the five-course Instructional Dinner will be held at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club. The Black & White Ball will be held at the Embassy Suites Convention Center Frisco.

If you have any questions about Junior Cotillion, please contact Director, Laura Walsh, at [email protected] or 972.668.4570.

Please choose your chapter below to view class schedules, photos and to register.

Junior Cotillion Year II is offered at these chapters:

Allen Fairview Lucas McKinney Prosper

Junior Cotillion Year III (Premiere)

The Junior Cotillion Year III (Premiere) program is designed for 8th grade students. The majority of Year III Premiere students have completed the Year I and/or Year II programs. However, the completion of Year I and/or Year II is not a pre-requisite in order to register for Year III Premiere. Year III students will build upon curriculum learned in Year I and Year II while learning new concepts and more advanced dance steps. The curriculum will continue to provide instruction and practice in the courtesies that make life more pleasant for them and those around them, give them thorough training in standard ballroom dance, and to provide opportunities to practice and enjoy these skills at memorable parties, balls, dinners and events, complete with decorations, refreshments, favors and prizes.

Classes allow students the opportunity to put into practice, everything they have learned in the Year I and Year II programs. The curriculum is designed to provide real world application to include cultural events/outings at a Japanese restaurant and theaters, as well as classes at the Country Club. Classes and cultural outings will focus on interviewing skills, manners in public places, dining skills, escorting partners, good sportsmanship and occasions to socialize and dance with classmates. Dance instruction includes the introduction of the Texas Two Step, new steps for the Foxtrot, East Coast Swing, Cha-Cha and Waltz. Classes, cultural outings, and the Black & White Ball will provide students with an opportunity to practice the skills, etiquette and dance that they have been learning in a wonderful, exciting social situation.

The season will consist of three ninety minute classes, three cultural events/outings and a Black & White Ball. The registration fee for the 2021-2022 season is $475. The season begins in September and concludes in March. Classes will meet for 90 minutes on a Sunday at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club. Cultural outings will typically be hosted on a Sunday, with schedule & location to be determined. The Black & White Ball will be hosted at the Embassy Suites Convention Center Frisco.

If you have any questions about Junior Cotillion, please contact Director, Laura Walsh, at [email protected] or 972.668.4570.

Please choose your chapter below to view class schedules, photos and to register.

Junior Cotillion Premiere is offered at these chapters:

Allen Fairview Lucas McKinney Prosper

High School

The High School program is designed specifically for 9th-12th grade students. Participation in the Junior Cotillion program prior to participation in the High School program is not a pre-requisite. The High School program will introduce new etiquette and character development topics which are pertinent to the high school years, such as interviewing for scholarships and jobs, positive self-esteem, and handling peer pressure. This program will bridge the gap for today’s high schooler between their education and the real world in a meaningful way.

It takes a lot to prepare for adulthood, but mostly it takes practice and experience. From learning practical tips such as how to develop a resume or complete a W-4, to attending a theater outing and business dinner, students in our high school program are prepared to succeed in any environment. Throughout these events students will focus on being genuine in their interactions to ensure future success. The curriculum will include a basic etiquette refresher, introduce students to the concept of networking, and provide education on how to leverage their strengths for the future. Students will be introduced to the topic of money management and preparing for the transition to college. Highlights of the season will include a business dinner where students will practice professional dining etiquette, turn-taking in conversation, and have the opportunity to ask questions of highly experienced guests. A theater outing will allow students the opportunity to practice their manners in public and being good guests in a large group setting.

The season will consist of four ninety minute classes, one business dinner, and one cultural event. The registration fee for the 2021-2022 season is $460. The season begins in September and concludes in February. All classes and the business dinner will meet for 90 minutes on a Sunday at Stonebridge Ranch CC. The cultural event will be hosted in February, with schedule and location to be determined.

If you have any questions about the High School program, please contact Director, Laura Walsh, at [email protected] or 972.668.4570.

Please choose your chapter below to view class schedules, photos and to register.

High School is offered at these chapters:

Allen Fairview Lucas McKinney Prosper