MJH's Winter Woods Dance Information

Times & Tickets

The dance will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end promptly at 8:30 p.m.  In the interest of safety, only students who have previously purchased a ticket will be admitted to the dance. There will be no ticket sales at the door.

Students will receive their tickets in their 7th period classes on the day of the dance in the form of a wristband, which they will need to wear for entry into the event.  In order for us to have time to verify ticket purchases and prepare for distribution of the wristbands, ticket sales will end on Thursday, December 12.

Ticket prices are:

$10 for standard ticket 

$20 for meal combo ticket

$25 for deluxe meal combo ticket

A portion of the proceeds from each ticket sold will go to benefit the Montgomery County Food Bank as part of MISD’s Holiday Giving Project.


In an effort to welcome and dismiss students quickly and safely, we are asking parents and guardians to follow a specific procedure for dropping off and picking up students who will be attending the dance.

Drop-Off – Cars should arrive using Sanders St., following the same car-rider line routine that is observed each morning and afternoon at MJH (see diagram). The entrance to the dance will be located between MJH and Magnolia Intermediate School at the end of the 600 hallway. Cars will turn in and follow the pattern below, pulling all the way down to the dance entrance and only letting students out when they have reached the curbside parallel to the school and traffic has stopped.  

Once they have dropped off their students, cars will continue straight and exit via Sanders.  If there is any need to park, cars should use the spaces indicated in the diagram below.

Pick-Up – When the dance is over, students will be directed to exit the building and enter their ride from the covered sidewalk that runs the length of MJH and MIS.  Cars will be directed into the pick-up line along this curb.  Parents that arrive early and would like to park and wait for their child, may use the designated parking zone.  Staff and chaperones will be on hand to help students get to their vehicles safely, but parents can help tremendously by reminding their child not to run out to moving vehicles, vehicles not yet in the pick-up zone, and those in the parking zone when traffic is active.

Drop-off and pick-up

Dress Code

The recommended dress code for the Winter Woods Dance is semi-formal.  That said, as long as students' attire meets the requirements of our standard student dress code, they will be welcome at the dance.

Below are some broad examples of what is typically considered semi-formal for both boys and girls:

boys' semi-formal optionsgirls semi-formal options

It is important to note that “sweetheart cut” dresses (see example below) or those that expose the midriff are not permitted.  Shoulder-level strapless dresses (see example below) will be allowed this year, but it is advisable for those who wear them to also bring a shawl or wrap.  In keeping with our standard dress code, hats of any kind may not be worn in the building.

        sweetheart cut                          shoulder level strapless           

       Sweetheart Cut Dress Example                  Shoulder-level Strapless


Concessions Available

Students who purchase one of the meal combo tickets are entitled either two slices of pizza and a drink or two slices of pizza, a drink, and a treat.  The standard student ticket comes with a drink.


Important Additional Details

Students who are not currently enrolled at MJH are not permitted to attend the dance.

While at the dance, students will be expected to observe the same rules and standards that apply during the school day.

The dance will be chaperoned by both MJH staff members and parents of our H.O.S.T.S program who have been screened and approved as volunteers for the district.

Parent Volunteers

Parents interested in being part of the chaperone or decorating committees for the event can sign-up for our H.O.S.T.S organization by clicking HERE and then filling out the MISD parent volunteer form by clicking HERE. If you have already joined our H.O.S.T.S organization, you will be contacted about this volunteer opportunity soon.