Registration Opens for the Dallas 2022/23 Season
The Dallas Chapter of the Yellow Rose Junior Cotillion begins its season in September of each year. Classes are held on the Second Sunday of each month, from 2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. for First-Year Students and 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. for Second-Year Students. Each class is limited to 24 boys and girls. We are based at the prestigious Gleneagles Country Club, 5401 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093 with some sessions held at a private residence.
Amidst fine china and fresh flowers, participants master 21st century social graces, learn social dance and prepare for their grand ball. The Christmas Social is in December of each year, with field trips rounding out their interactive year.
Attire is Sunday formal. Blazer, a collared shirt and khaki pants or suits for boys. Dresses and white gloves are mandatory for fifth and sixth grade girls. No flip flops or sneakers. Below is our schedule for 2022-2023.
Class One: September 11, 2022
5th-6th: First Impressions, Manners at Home and School, Poise, Dance
7th-8th: Lasting Impressions, Personal Protocol, Poise, Advanced Dance
Class Two: October 9, 2022
5th-6th: Interpersonal Skills (E/H), Correspondence, Self-Control, Dance*
7th-8th: Character, Conversations and Correspondence, Adv. Dance*
Class Three: November, 13, 2022
5th-6th: Art of Dining 1, Art Appreciation, Dance, Outing: The Nutcracker*
7th-8th: The Art of Dining 1, Art Appreciation, Dance, Outing: Eisemann
ACTIVITY: December 11, 2022
5th-6th: The Art of Dining 2; The Yellow Rose Jingle Ball*
7th-8th: The Art of Dining 2; The Yellow Rose Jingle Ball*
Class Four: January 8, 2022
5th-6th: The Art of Hospitality, The Perfect, Guest, Phone and "Netiquette
7th-8th: Grooming, Wardrobe Development, 'Netiquette, Adv. Dance*
Class Five: February 12, 2023
5th-6th: Public Etiquette, Invitations/Stationery, "Decades Dance Party"
7th-8th: Invitations/Stationery, Dating Etiquette, "Decades Dance Party"
Class Six: March 12, 2023
5th-6th: Managing Peer Pressure and Bullying, Horseback Outing*
7th-8th: Managing Peer Pressure and Bullying, Horseback Outing*
OPTIONAL: March 27, 2023 The Yellow Rose Leadership Retreat with Circle Time, Challenge Courses and Games**
FORMAL PRESENTATION: April 9, 2023 (First Year Students)
FORMAL DINNER: April 22, 2023 (Second-Year Students)
Click the "Register" button to complete our class membership application. Participation is limited to 24 girls and boys in grades fifth through eighth, and will be based on references.
Tuition for 2022-2023 is $595 for the eight-activity/class season, not including field-trips. A Non-refundable deposit fee of $200 is due upon registration, and will hold space for your child. It will be applied toward tuition if your child is accepted into the program, and returned to you, if not.
Full payment is due on or before the first day of class.
Fees for the holiday event ($65) are due by November 1, 2022. Fees for the optional retreat ($75) are due December 1, 2022. Participation fees ($100) for the Grand Ball are due February 1, 2023.
A brief parent orientation will be held immediately after the first session.
* off site