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Winter Formal Feb. 3, 2023, 7pm-10pm @ AV Irvine. 

Winter Formal Feb. 3, 2023, 7pm-10pm @ AV Irvine. 

Winter Formal 2023

Winter Formal Guidelines 2023

Winter Formal Guidelines 2023

Dana Hills High School 
Winter Formal Guidelines
Please review the updated guidelines and expectations regarding Winter Formal
Winter Formal: Friday, February 3rd (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm) at AV Irvine, 16500 Scientific, Irvine CA 92618.  Students must arrive by 8:00 pm unless they have made arrangements with an Assistant Principal or the Activities Director. 
Winter Formal is a formal event for all students. The school dress code will be enforced. 
Bring your School ID to the dance for check-in, your dance ticket is linked to it. Ticket prices: 12/6 -1/9 $75/$90, 1/10-1/16 $95/$105, 1/28-2/3 $125. Students must have a ticket to enter the dance.
Student ID cards are required; this is the ticket into the dance. Tickets are non-transferable and  non-refundable after February 1st, 2023, and not for resale at all. Guests are permitted; however, a guest contract must be approved by Wednesday, February 1st, 2023 by 3:00 pm. 
Dana Hills Students can purchase a ticket at the door for $125, cash only. Students must have their student ID to purchase a ticket at the door. A phone call home may be made to guarantee permission.
Students must enter the dance by 8:00 pm or may not be granted entry. Only students who have made prior arrangements with an Assistant Principal or the Activities Director will be allowed to enter after 8:00 pm. If students have purchased a ticket and are not at the dance by 8:00 pm, we will call parents to ensure students are safe. 
We may be breathalyzing all students at the entrance of the dance. Any student testing positive for alcohol, or suspected to be under the influence, may be directed toward our Sheriff's Deputies for further analysis. We want to make sure everyone is safe and we don't have anyone driving to or from our dance under the influence. This procedure serves as a deterrent to student drinking and empowers students with an additional tool to make the right choices. 
Students may be checked by private security for illegal or controlled substances before entry to the dance area. Any student who refuses to be checked will be denied entry.
Students must be dressed properly at all times. This is a district-wide dress/grooming standard. Students who are out of compliance with these standards, even on the first offense, may not be allowed into the dance/activity. Students should wear formal attire to the dance, such as dress pants, slacks, dress shirts or formal dresses. Shoes must be worn at all times. If a student’s shoes are uncomfortable to dance in, they may bring a pair of sneakers or flip-flops to change into. Coat check will not accept shoes unless a student has another pair of shoes to wear during the dance. 
Avoid lost items or theft. Do not bring valuables or large amounts of money to the dance. 
The dance ends at 10:00 pm and students must be picked up by 10:15 pm at the latest.. To avoid any consequences for attending future events, students must be picked up no later than 10:15 pm. 
Party Buses: Buses will be searched upon arrival. Students will remain on the bus until it has been inspected by an Assistant Principal, or other admin, and given permission to leave the bus. 

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To all current ninth, tenth and eleventh grade students:
Applications to join the Associated Student Union (Beginning leadership class/Student Government) are now available for the upcoming school year. If you are a current Dana Hills Student or are transferring into Dana next year, this is an opportunity to get involved with school leadership. 
 New Member Application to ASU for 2023-2024 School Year (For all students currently in grades 9 through 11 at Dana Hills or transferring in from another school.)
If you are a current student and are interested in running for an elected position, there will be an information meeting Monday, February 26th, 2023 at lunch.
Location TBD, check back for more information.  


The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.


Event Date
New Student Orientation Aug. 10, 2022
First Day of School Aug. 16, 2022
First Home Football Game ( Blue Out!) Aug. 19, 2022
Senior Sunrise Breakfast Aug. 22, 2022
Football vs. Aliso (Wild West Game) Sept. 9, 2022
Back to School Night Sept. 7, 2022
Club Rush Sep. 14, 2022
Homecoming Pep Rally & Homecoming Half Time Show Sept. 16, 2022
Homecoming Dance Sept. 17, 2022
Community Night Football Game Sept. 30, 2022
Senior Night Football Game Oct. 7th, 2022
Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23-31, 2022
Thanksgiving Recess Nov. 21-25, 2022
Holiday Light Parade Dec. 5, 2022
Stress Relief Week Dec. 12-16, 2022
Finals Week Dec. 19-22, 2022
Winter Recess Dec. 22 2022- Jan. 5 2023
Dolphin Experience Jan. 30, 2023
Winter Rally Jan. 20, 2023
Winter Formal Feb. 3, 2023
Culture Fair Mar. 2023 TBD
Powder Puff April, 2023 TBD
ASU Elections Mar. 2023 TBD
ASU Appointed Position Info Meeting Mar. 2023 TBD
Clash of the Classes Mar. 27-Mar. 31, 2023
Clash of the Classes Rally Mar. 31, 2023
Inclusion Week April. TBD, 2022
Spring Recess Apr. 3-7, 2023
STEPS Olympics Apr. TBD, 2023
Prom May 13, 2023
Senior Send-off Rally May, 19, 2023
Achievement Awards May. 17, 2023
Senior Awards May. 18, 2023
Senior Picnic May 31, 2023
Cap & Gown Pick Up May 31, 2023
Last Day of School/ Graduation Rehearsal/ Graduation June 1, 2023