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2023 Prom Information

 A Tropical Paradise Evening 


East Bladen High School is pleased to announce the prom will be held on April 21, 2023 from 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery. Tickets are required for every person in attendance! The cost for tickets are $40 for singles and $70 a couple. 


A prom king and queen(senior students) will be selected. Guests who are not EBHS juniors or seniors must not be over 20 years old or younger than 9th grade. If the guest is not an EBHS junior/senior then the guest’s name, age, and school attended should be emailed to Ms. Jennifer Ballard ( by April 5 for approval. 


We want the prom to be an enjoyable experience for all students, parents, and community stakeholders. This is a memorable milestone for many. 


The following are the dress code standards for the 2023 prom. Failure to adhere to the dress code standards will prevent participation in the event. Administration will make final decisions regarding dress. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.


Girls’ Dress Code:

1. Dresses may not be cut below the bust line. Excessive cleavage is not allowed.

2. Dress may be backless as long as it is not cut below the waistline.

3. No more than a two (2) inch gap between top and skirt if the dress is a two-piece. 

4. Dresses must not have a slit that exceeds mid-thigh (fingertip length).

5. No pinning or taping will be allowed as an alteration for a dress if without the pinning or taping the dress does not meet dress code. 

6. Dress length may be no shorter than mid-thigh (approximately 5" inches above the middle of the knee both in the front and the back).


Boys’ Dress Code:

1. Suits, sportcoats or tuxedos must be worn with a tie and dress shoes.

2.  At a MINIMUM,   Dress pants with a tie and dress shoes are permissible.  

3. No hats or canes are permitted. 

4. Sunglasses/shades are not permitted.

5. Must have appropriate footwear. 

6. Shirts must be buttoned up to the second button from the collar.

7. Pants should fit properly and not sag below the waistline.


As you begin shopping for a prom attire, please keep these guidelines in mind. While we will be reasonable in the interpretation of these guidelines, we want you to know that you will not be allowed to participate in Prom activities if you are not dressed appropriately. If you have specific questions about the Formal Dress Code, please see Ms.Ballard for clarification. Thank you for your consideration and we look forward to celebrating this year’s prom with you.


East Bladen High School Prom Committee