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High School Prom

Teen's Promposal To Friend With Disability Would Make Anyone Say 'Yes!'

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.12.2016 | Good News

We bet this teen didn't see this coming. Vee Nguyen told Ben Davis, a special needs student and sophomore at Everett High School in Lansing, Michigan,...

Dress Code? Spandex

Pia de Jong | Posted 06.16.2016 | Parents
Pia de Jong

The transition to high school announced itself in the form of the middle school prom. Somewhere in that elusive moment between childhood and adulthood, my daughter floats in her too-short dress. Or, rather, in her Spandex underpants.

Teen Takes Great-Grandma To Prom Because She's 'The Prettiest Woman'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.11.2015 | Fifty

Choosing to avoid awkward promposals and the anxiety that comes with asking someone out, high school junior Drew Holm decided to take his 93-year-old ...

5 Fascinating Things I Learned From Prom Photos On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.02.2014 | Fifty

Everyone knows that the cool kids have already fled Facebook en masse, vacating the building just as soon as their middle-aged parents occupied the so...

Kim Bellware

What Every LGBTQ Teen (And Their School) Needs To Know About Prom | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

For prom-going LGBTQ teens, the high school ritual can sometimes feel like a twisted "Mean Girls" plotline where spiteful overlords try to dictate wha...

Prom Night(mare)

Chris Edwards | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Edwards

I'm guessing most teenage girls would've relished this moment, but being transgender, I was in no way like most teenage girls. Chewing glass would have given me more pleasure.

When Prom Backfires

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 07.07.2014 | Comedy
Rob Hiaasen

Back when I was a kid, we didn't have proms. Naw, that isn't true. We had proms -- we just didn't have 14-seat Lincoln Navigators, hot air balloons, ...

This Teen Is A Prom Queen In Our Book After She Ditched The Dance For The Sweetest Reason

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.06.2014 | Good News

It's likely Josh Popkin's prom date swept him off his feet and took his breath away. It's hard to be sure though, seeing as he spent his prom night...

Your Perfect Non-Cheesy Prom Playlist

Cat Blake | Posted 05.15.2014 | Teen
Cat Blake

I concocted a prom playlist of songs I personally would have played at my prom when it came time for the slow dance.

1940s Prom Video Shares Foolproof Tips For The Big Night

Posted 09.06.2013 | Teen

Between picking out the dress to finding a date, prom can be pretty stressful. But if the thought of prom is already making your palms sweat with anxi...

Is This Too Inappropriate For Prom?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.02.2013 | Teen

Despite spending hundreds of dollars in preparation for the big night, two high school seniors, Nyasia Mitchell and Laneisha Williams, were not allowe...

Prom Time Is Prime Time for Overspending

Neale Godfrey | Posted 06.30.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

April showers bring May flowers, May brings prom season. High school juniors and seniors are getting ready to make memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately, without proper planning, parents can make debt that will also last a very long time.

10 Major Prom Myths -- Busted!

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 03.10.2013 | Teen

Freaking out out about finding a prom date? Worried about how much your limo is going to cost? Between all of the movies and TV shows about the big...

WATCH: Teacher Seeking 'Straight Prom' Mocked In Amazing Parody Video

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to you..." An interview with an anti-gay, special education teacher in Indiana has prompte...

High School Fights For A 'Traditional' Prom Banning Gays

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A group of Indiana-based parents, teens and even a teacher is fighting for a separate "traditional" prom that would ban gay students. As NBC 2/My ...

5 Reasons I'm Glad I Took A School Bus To My Senior Prom

Krystie Yandoli | Posted 04.12.2013 | Teen
Krystie Yandoli

All the stress and drama of prom prep isn't worth it. To shift your priorities from the materialistic aspects of prom to what's really important, eliminate the pressure of taking an expensive limo. Take a school bus instead.

Yes, This Is A 'Tron' Prom Dress (PHOTO)

Posted 02.06.2013 | Teen

The digital frontier of prom fashion? We found the below gem on Reddit yesterday -- a black, light-up dress that will probably remind you of a certain...

The Rules Of Prom And The Rules of Life

Lisa Belkin | Posted 08.06.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Raising a teenager is like being a Kremlinologist during the Cold War. For those trying to navigate, here's a primer on how to attend the prom at one suburban New York high school. At least these appear to have been the rules yesterday. They may have changed by today. 

Free Prom Dresses: Self Confidence From 'The Enchanted Closet' (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 08.05.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

The Enchanted Closet gives young women without the means to afford their own prom dress the chance to experience this rite of passage and outfits them with all they need to make their prom a night they will never forget.

High School Track Coach Dismissed For Taking Student To Prom

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.22.2012 | Education

Melissa Bowerman, a 41-year-old volunteer track coach at Condon High School in Pendleton, Ore., has been dismissed from her position after she accompa...

Students Fall Through Collapsed Deck While Taking Prom Photos

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.14.2012 | Teen

Waaaaaahahaa -- or, ehem, thank goodness nobody was hurt! A pre-prom photo shoot for twelve students from Churubusco High School in Fort Wayne, In...

Same Sex Couple Barred From Entering High School Prom

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.14.2012 | Education

Hope Decker and Tiffany Wright, a same-sex couple at Lexington Catholic High School in Lexington, Ky., were barred from attending the school's prom be...

Party Politics

Alec Gewirtz | Posted 07.08.2012 | Teen
Alec Gewirtz

While most of this publication's readers are obsessing over national party politics, the youth of America are worrying about a very different sort of party: prom.

17 Unconventional/Awesome Prom Photos

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.30.2012 | Comedy

As we enter May and the prom season hits full swing, high schoolers across the country are in a rush to get their hair appointments set, their outfits...

PHOTOS: Teen's Awesome Cardboard Prom Dress

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 04.23.2012 | Teen

Maura Pozek always had an eye for fashion, and she showed off her latest creation at her senior prom. The Missouri high school student created a c...