A student's years of participation offer a progression of learning and practicing social and leadership skills as well as social dance. These skills are taught using a variety of age-appropriate methods to appeal to all types of learners. Expect your child to learn these and more...
- Introductions, meeting and greeting
- First Impressions
- Speaking confidently to a group
- Dining etiquette
- Social dances (waltz, fox trot, line dances, and swing)
The Junior Cotillion program offers valuable social skills training for middle grades as listed:
Class I: 6th grade students
Class II: 7th grade students
Class III: 8th grade students
The calendar and information for each class are listed on the respective pages.
"What do you do at cotillion?", is a common question. This program is an engaging way for young people to learn respect for others and to practice civility. It's that simple. We use activities and social dance to teach and practice valuable life skills.
Attire: Young ladies should wear dresses or party dresses for all regular sessions. Short gloves should be worn on these occasions. Gentlemen should wear a sport coat, tie, and dress slacks to all regular sessions.
Parent Participation: Parents may participate by signing up to be a host at one of the sessions. Parents are sent tips to reinforce each lesson after the session.
Annual Costume Party:
Students look forward to theme nights. Each year, the classes enjoy the costume contest that accompanies the theme session.
Cotillion Club ( for 5th Grade Students)
This class meets once per week after school on Tuesdays. The dates will be October through mid-November.
Time: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: LPOA Activity Room, 4500 Lakeshore Road.
Topics will include: Meeting and greeting, handshakes, etiquette in public places, and table manners.
Small classes provide great practice and interaction. Class size will be limited to 24.
Please be on time. The classes will begin promptly.
Attire: Students should wear a school uniform with a collared short (no T-shirts). Slacks or skirts are appropriate.
Registration for Fall 2019 IS OPEN. Tuition is $135 per student. (Forms button is on the left.)