Interesting Prom Mentions in the News 3

0043.jpgSpoto juniors step in to help Chamberlain seniors

A Chamberlain High School teacher was accused of embezzling almost $10,000 from the north Tampa school’s senior class prom fund.

The Spoto junior class realizes the importance of the senior prom. They have decided to forego their junior prom to save money for next year’s senior prom. Spoto opened in August and has no graduating class this year.

Lindsay Landram, a Spoto teacher and the junior-class adviser, called Chamberlain with one question: What can we do to help?

Students Bag Prom, Raise Money For Darfur Instead

Students at the Cape Cod school have launched “No Prom for Darfur” – a campaign that donates the hundreds of dollars students would spend on prom dresses, suits, hair and limos to those fighting for their lives in Darfur.

Boston Market and SADD Team Up for Safe Celebrations

Through their partnership, SADD and Boston Market will encourage high school students, administrators, and parents to host substance-free parties following proms and graduations. These “after-parties,” which often feature games, music, prizes, and food, offer students a safe venue to continue their celebrations. SADD provides tips for planning the parties, and Boston Market’s “Time for Your School” fundraising program helps schools raise the cash for their bash.

Proms fashion on the catwalk

JOHN Hanson Community School hosted a glittering Prom Fashion Show last week.
It was staged as an enjoyable way for this year’s school leavers in Andover and the area to see the beautiful prom clothes, hairstyles, make-up, handbags that are available.

Scissor Sisters cut loose

The audience, in turn, rose to the occasion — featuring everything from young girls decked out in prom dresses, to couples in matching flight-attendant uniforms. It seemed everyone wore a big smile … when they weren’t making out with each other, that is.

Curling in Prom Gowns? Sound fun!

3 Grande Prairie Ladies Bonspiel at the GP Curling Club. Entry fee is $160 per team. Theme is the worst bridesmaid/prom dress you have ever worn. Call the club to enter, 532-7221 (leave a message) or fax 532-7029. Entertainment by Brett Kissel.

Sounds like a fun unique theme

Post Prom Committee is taking donations of small stuffed animals to use for the night of the event, April 28. The theme for this year’s event is “Eastside Night at the Fair.” If anybody has any items or cash to donate, they can contact EHS (242-7788) for directions on who to call or where to drop things off.

Founder’s vision lives on with museum

Marilyn Smith saw that Groveland was rapidly changing from a quiet, rural place to one of Orlando’s growing bedroom communities. She thought it was important to preserve Groveland’s history, her husband said.

Word of the Web site spread quickly. Soon, boxes of historical items piled up. Vintage trophies, dated films from Friday night football games and an old school window are among the items GHS graduates have donated. Marilyn Smith gave up the red dress she wore to her junior-senior prom with her then-boyfriend.

Senior citizens never saying never, again

KALAMAZOO–Area senior citizens will be able to relive prom night during Western Michigan University’s 19th annual Senior Prom from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, March 15, in the East Ballroom of the Bernhard Center on the WMU main campus in Kalamazoo.

The semi-formal event is a fun-filled nostalgic evening that brings hundreds of senior citizens together with WMU students, faculty and staff for a night of Big Band music and swing dancing.
This year’s theme, “Western Royale: 007,


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