Dance Information: Each year Vale MS holds four dances for all three grade levels and 350 wrist bands are sold for each Dance. Dance dates for this year are: Oct. 18th, Dec. 6th, Feb. 14th and April 11th. There is also one final dance for 8th graders on May 23rd. Dances start at 6:00 and last until 8:00 p.m. All students must be picked up no later then 8:15 p.m. Failure to be picked up by 8:15 may result in students being unable to attend future dances. The 8th grade dance in May starts at 6:30 and lasts until 8:30 p.m.
No Go Dance Procedures: In order to attend any of the dances at Vale, students must be in good standing the two weeks leading up to the dance. In order to remain in good standing, students must not receive any school issued detention halls, In-School Suspensions, Out of School Suspensions or Bus referrals in the two weeks prior to the dance. For the 8th grade dance - all textbooks and library books must be turned in, and any outstanding fines must be paid in full prior to the day of the dance.
Wrist bands for dances are only sold on the day of the dance at all four lunches. Wrist bands are not sold after school or at the door. The wrist bands used for the dances are water resistant and can not be tampered with or they will not be allowed into the dance. IDs are required to purchase their wrist bands at lunch. (If IDs are not able to be printed prior to the first dance - this requirement will be waived.) Cost of Wrist bands for the first four dances is $4.00, CASH ONLY and the 8th grade dance is free thanks to our amazing PTA.