• Dance Policy and Procedures

     

    CENTRAL DAUPHIN MIDDLE SCHOOL

     

    Dances are held FRIDAY evenings beginning at 7:00 and ending at 9:00

    Dances are for current CDMS students ONLY!

     

    ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE

    • Students are to be dropped off no earlier than 6:45
    • Students are to be picked up PROMPTLY at 9:00 – no student will be permitted to walk home or to any other location.
    • Students not picked up by 9:30 will not be allowed to attend the next dance.
    • We expect your ride to be a parent/guardian, relative, or another adult that your parents have contacted.
    • Students/parents are to make arrangement for rides home and after the dance PRIOR to the dance.
    • Students arriving to the dance after 7:30 must be brought in by an adult.
    • Students leaving the dance early need to be signed out by a parent/guardian (name & time) at the door.
    • Once a student leaves the dance, he/she will NOT be allowed to reenter.
    • CDMS is NOT responsible for students’ safety after dance ends.

     

    ELIGIBILITY

    • Attending school dances/socials is a PRIVILEGE not a right. Students who do not conform to school dance/social policies and procedures will lose the privilege to attend CDMS dances/socials for a period of time, or the remainder of the school year.
    • Students must be in school for at least ½ day the date of the dance/social (Approved educational trips and religious observances are exceptions).
    • Students serving ISS or OSS the day of a scheduled dance may NOT attend.

     

    BEHAVIOR DURING THE DANCE

    • School dress code is in effect during school dances.
    • Students causing disruptions at the dance will be removed immediately and may not be permitted to attend future dances for the remainder of the school year.
    • Lavatories are NOT areas in which to congregate and socialize. Do not loiter in these areas.
    • Students may NOT display public affection or dance provocatively during the dance.
    • The guidelines for use of electronic devices in the Student Code of Conduct are followed. .

    REFRESHMENTS & PERSONAL BELONGINGS

    • During the dance, refreshments will be available for purchase. 
    • Students are responsible for ALL personal belongings.
      • Do not leave belongings in hallway or lavatories
      • It is not necessary to bring large sums of money to dances
      • CDMS is NOT responsible for stolen or lost belongings