Beth Knight told The Daily Beast that she and other parents decided to take matters into their own hands after their kids' school, Ola High School, canceled the homecoming dance in McDonough, Georgia.
They rented a venue, hired a DJ and sold tickets to pay for the cost. Three hundred kids were invited and 250 turned up, she said.
The event was nine days ago and Knight insists that none of the kids have since shown any symptoms of illness.
'It's my daughter's senior year, so I hosted a dance. It was terrific.
'We sold over 300 tickets, but only about 250 kids actually showed up because they were warned by teachers and coaches that they should not attend because of the virus.
'The kids who came had fun,' she said.