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Operation Glass Slipper provides prom dresses for those in need

Operation Glass Slipper provides prom dresses for those in need

Jake Caywood, Social Media Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

For girls in high school, prom is something to look forward to all year, prom is a time to dance, have fun and most of all look spontaneous in a stunning prom dress. Unfortunately some girls are unable to afford a dress to the dance and are denied the opportunity to attend prom. Operation ...

Students dress it down at homecoming

Students dress it down at homecoming

Sonia Moran, Photographer
November 5, 2016
Filed under Editorial

Homecoming week is full of students competing over their pony pride. Students sometimes wonder why homecoming is not as formal as it is at other schools. The point of homecoming week is to show school pride in any way possible. However, there can be some discretion used when it comes to dress. D...

Self tanning offers safer alternatives to the sun

Self tanning offers safer alternatives to the sun

May 13, 2016
Filed under Consumer, Health and Science, Lifestyle, Student Life

With prom coming up, many girls are worried about a common thing: how they are going to get the 'perfect tan.' As tanning beds are beginning to go out of style, safer alternatives are setting in. Many girls are realizing that the risk and dangers of using a tanning bed is not worth it. Tanning...

Rental prom dresses proves money-smart

Rose Stoebner, Visual Arts Managing Editor
April 28, 2016
Filed under Consumer

Many students are choosing to buy versus renting a prom dress for a cheaper price. Prom dresses on average, range from $100-400 and most students choose to buy their dresses instead of renting a dress for the night. When buying a prom dress, there is a huge selection of dresses to choose from. E...

Prom committee does more than brainstorm ideas

Prom committee does more than brainstorm ideas

Allie Langness, Online Editor
May 12, 2015
Filed under Activities

Throughout the years, the number of students that attend prom each year has grown drastically. Students go with dates, without dates and with their friends. The social norm is changing and this has expanded the event each year. With the expansion, administrators have relied more upon students to plan and work out the kinks for the special night. A gr...

Feather corsages make prom appearance

Samantha Flipp, Broadcast Field Reporter
April 29, 2015
Filed under Fashion Blog

The tradition of giving your prom date a corsage has been around since the early 20th century. Today there are a few new styles that are more popular this year than ever before. One fun new style is to have a corsage that is decorated with feathers. Some of them have feathers in addition to the flower in ...

Quest for the dress: two-piece prom dresses make the ranks

Quest for the dress: two-piece prom dresses make the ranks

Madi Schoenecker, Social Media Editor
April 11, 2015
Filed under Fashion Blog

Prom is an integral part of the American high school experience.  Girls spend hundreds of dollars on dresses, accessories and getting their hair and nails done.  Prom is on May 2 and some girls still are not quite sure what to wear.  One suggestion is a two-piece prom dress. "One-piece dress...

Students make final preparations for prom

Megan Warlborow
April 15, 2014
Filed under In-Depth

What does hours of stress, lots of colors and painful shoes all have in common? Yes, prom. This is some of girls most exciting and dreamt about day besides their wedding, and everything has to be perfect. The 3 month preparation is over and now the day has come. All the girls are fitting into their d...

Students muster up courage and creativity for prom proposals

Orjana Stephien
April 15, 2014
Filed under In-Depth

Prom season is right around the corner and this year people are finding many new and creative ways to ask their dates to prom. Prom is the biggest dance of the year and many people hope for it to be a night to remember.  Many things are important on this day, the date, the girl's dress, dinner, the bus ...

Myth Nightclub takes students back to the 1920’s

Myth Nightclub takes students back to the 1920’s

Olivia Braun
April 11, 2014
Filed under In-Depth

Prom is coming up right around the corner on May 3. Students participating in Prom Committee prepare for this event throughout the school year and have chosen Gatsby as this year’s theme. A new location has been set at Myth Nightclub, which has helped lower the prices of tickets and created many mo...

Prom facebook page becomes a dress market

Prom facebook page becomes a dress market

Brinna Dochniak
April 10, 2014
Filed under In-Depth

An event long awaited for by many throughout each school year. An annual party for all with glitz and glamour all mixed within. Prom season is hectic and a costly but one thing that is on everyone’s mind is what they are going to wear. Prom attendees are doing everything they can to dress to impress....

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