To most students, prom night can be the most spectacular and anticipated night of high school. Some view it as a magical dance spent with your closest friends among the senior and junior class, while others may view it as an expensive event that requires students to stay in an overheated area with people you can’t stand. A few students choose not to attend prom because of the expenses or because they don’t want to be conventional. Here are a few alternatives for students to enjoy prom night away from school.
Everyone knows the cliche: boy picks up girl in a limousine and they cruise their way into prom. However, limousines might not be the only things pulling up to prom anymore. A newer, bigger, and louder animal has come onto the scene and it’s rightfully called the party bus.
April 9 is a date that remains highlighted, circled, and ultimately unavoidable on almost every teenager’s calendar this year - with the Johnson prom, Reagan prom, and the ACT all set for that fateful Saturday. “I’m going to take the ACT on April 9. I probably will miss prom because I’ll be busy studying to make sure [of] what I’m supposed to be doing for the test,” junior Lillian Bautista said. “That does determine what college I’m going to get into. So it’s very important for me to prioritize it.”
You are sitting in class and the bell rings, you leave class and descend the stairs to your next period when you see the posters in the hallway: “CTJ Prom 2016: A Space Odyssey” and get really excited as you realize that night will be here in the blink of an eye.Skimming the poster, you try to find all of the details to share with your friends and you see that the price of the tickets went up, again.