Saturday, May 18, 2013
What made this year's dance so special? Share photos in our gallery on Patch!
From the dress and tux to the nails to the corsage and boutonniere - no detail goes unnoticed when Mom and Dad break out the camera on prom night. Now is the time to show off those photos - everything from the cute couple poses to the montages of friends laughing. To share your photos, just click on the "add your photos & videos link" and follow the instructions there.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Some parents and students at a high school in Indiana want to hold a separate prom that would ban gay students from attending. Tell us what you think of their plans.
Two proms could be offered to students in an Indiana town this spring. Several parents and students at Sullivan High School in Sullivan, Ind., recently met at a church to discuss holding a separate prom—one that would ban gay students from attending, according to NBC 2 in Terra Haute, Ind. "We want to make the public see that we love the homosexuals, but we don't think it's right nor should it be accepted," a local student told the television station. Several pastors in the community support the idea, according to the TV station, as does a special education teacher at a nearby school system. According to theindychannel.com, Diana Medley, who teaches at nearby North Central Jr./Sr. High School in the Northeast School Corporation, told NBC 2…
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The average price tag attached to an American teen going this year is $1,078, according to a Visa survey.
One thousand dollars seems like a wad of cash that, in spite of the rising costs of everything, will still last a while. By while, I don't mean one night. But it seems for the average teen, no expense must be spared for a few hours of high school Americana. The average price tag attached to an American teen going to prom this year is $1,078, according to a Visa Inc. survey featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. That's up more than $200 from last year's average of $807, the newspaper says. I'm going to be blunt: I don't think there's any never-can-get-back night—especially one not only in your own country, but also in your backyard—worthy of a grand. But I am but one opinion, and I want more.