Registration Opens for the Dallas 2020/21 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 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m., for fourth through sixth-graders and from 2:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. for seventh and eighth graders. Each class is limited to 20 students. We are based at the prestigious Gleneagles Country Club, 5401 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093.
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 2021-2022.
Class One: September 12, 2021
5th-6th: First Impressions, Manners at Home and School, Poise, Dance
7th-8th: Lasting Impressions, Personal Protocol, Poise, Dance
Class Two: October 10, 2021
5th-6th: Interpersonal Skills (E/H), Correspondence, Self-Control, Dance*
7th-8th: Character, Conversations and Correspondence, Dance*
Class Three: November, 14, 2021
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 19, 2021
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 9, 2022
5th-6th: The Art of Hospitality, The Perfect, Guest, Phone and "Netiquette
7th-8th: Grooming, Wardrobe Development, 'Netiquette, Dance*
Class Five: February 13, 2022
5th-6th: Public Etiquette, Invitations/Stationery, "Decades Dance Party"
7th-8th: Invitations/Stationery, Dating Etiquette, "Decades Dance Party"
Class Six: March 13, 2022
5th-6th: Managing Peer Pressure and Bullying, Horseback Outing*
7th-8th: Managing Peer Pressure and Bullying, Horseback Outing*
OPTIONAL: March 27, 2022 The Yellow Rose Leadership Retreat with Circle Time, Challenge Courses and Games**
FORMAL PRESENTATION: April 10, 2022
Click the "Register" button to complete our class membership application. Participation is limited to 20 girls and boys in grades fifth through eighth, and will be based on references.
Tuition for 2021-2022 is $595 for the eight-activity/class season, not including field-trips. A 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, 2021. Fees for the optional retreat ($75) are due December 1, 2021. Participation fees ($100) for the Grand Ball are due February 1, 2022.
A brief parent orientation will be held immediately after the first session.
* off site