Nov 15th, 2012
LAKE WALES – Hillcrest Elementary’s Cotillion for fifth grade students was a fancy and fun affair with white tablecloths, proper place settings, formal dance steps … and some line dancing!
The Cotillion followed eight weeks of etiquette classes, which were provided as part of the school’s Positive Behavior Support program. The Cotillion gave students a chance to practice table manners, conversation skills and other etiquette lessons.
The event was help at HighPoint Church; parent-volunteers dressed in black and white acted as servers. Students wore fancy clothes, and enjoyed salad and spaghetti for lunch before hitting the dance floor.
PHOTO #1: Fifth grade students Antuan Marria and Grace Wines enjoy lunch during the Hillcrest Elementary Cotillion, at HighPoint Church.
PHOTO #2: Students and staff (including teacher Tammy Sheppard, facing the camera) partner up to learn formal dance, before enjoying more familiar line dancing.