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High School Prom

Your Perfect Non-Cheesy Prom Playlist

Cat Blake | Posted 03.15.2014 | 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 02.12.2013 | Gay 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 02.10.2014 | Gay 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.

Prom CANCELED Over Water Balloons

AP | Posted 02.08.2013 | Teen

CINCINNATI -- An Ohio high school has canceled its prom to punish students for a prank: a massive water balloon fight at lunch. The Cincinnati Enquir...

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...

Ex-Teacher Charged With Stealing Ohio Prom Money

AP | Posted 05.18.2012 | Education

HAMILTON, Ohio -- A former high school teacher in southwest Ohio has been charged with stealing money meant for a school prom in a cash-strapped distr...

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...

Mom Spends $1,300 On Prom Queen Campaign

Posted 04.21.2012 | Parents

They say money can't buy happiness, but it might just help make Brandy Day prom queen. The Killeen Daily Herald reports that Tammy Day spent $1200 ...

Shocking Amount Teens Spend On Prom

USA Today | Hadley Malcolm | Posted 06.13.2012 | Money

Prom is the new wedding, and spending on the springtime high school dance is climbing within reach of celebrations of holy matrimony. Mary Stirsman...

Teen Asks Childhood Crush To Prom On Billboard! (VIDEO)

| Anne Carothers-Kay | Posted 03.05.2012 | Teen

For the 20,000 people a day who've been driving by a little photo shop in central Iowa, we have an answer for you. The question: "Grant Will you go...

Aww. Teen Firefighter Asks Classmate To Prom Atop Ladder!

| Eric Campbell | Posted 03.02.2012 | Teen

If you heard a dull roar emanating from Lower Merion High School on Tuesday, it may have been the collective grumblings of all the senior guys who are...

Expensive Proms Leave Many Teens Left Out

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.17.2011 | Business

Prom is supposed to be an important day in a teenager's life, but it costs a lot money to make that night special. According to a survey by Visa, ...

'Barack O-Prom-a' And 6 Other Rejected Prom Themes

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold & Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.16.2011 | Comedy

Prom season is upon us, and if you're a typical American, you probably enjoyed one of about seven prom themes. Seriously, if your prom didn't revolve ...