Prom 2011!

About a month ago, I chaperoned the 8th Grade Dance/Prom for my school. It was such a blast! The kids danced, sang, danced, ate, danced! Boy, do those kids love to dance. Being one who can’t dance (there, I said it, “I can’t dance.”), I enjoyed their enjoyment.

Prom 2011 made me aware of the 8th grade standard of trendy. Most of the girls wore dresses with bubble skirts. The guys wore suits, sweater-khaki combos or dress shirts with slacks.

Overall, it was a success. I even danced with another teacher (*blushes*). My students had a blast and I will always remember the class of 2011.

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Party time!

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Love the pink. The two piece corset and ruffles were soft and pretty.

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Natural girls rock! Not many girls wore their own hair for the dance, so seeing her with a simple flower and a smile was super refreshing!

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She wore combat boots to the prom!!! My kinda girl! Comfortable in her own skin.

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The shy guy in a simple black suit with a black tie.

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Best Dressed Girl! (Dress by Betsey Johnson, Flats by Steve Madden) I love the ruffles and how she's doing just enough.

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The pink really popped against his skin... Very age appropriate.

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Nice sweater-khaki combo. Not too dressy, not too casual.

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Best Dressed Guy. Mellow Yellow. I love that he wasn't over dressed and the color pops!

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The female faculty members all dolled up. Hey, I'm the center of attention 😉

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Smiling with a student.

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My "school son" and I after the dance.

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Students I had taught in 4th grade. Wow, how time flies!

Which look is your favorite?

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4 thoughts on “Prom 2011!

  1. RonaLo says:

    The Best Dressed Girl with the Besty Johnson dress…..

  2. Tori says:

    It’s a tie between the combat boots and Betsey Johnson.

  3. cmorley says:

    I love the yellow tie!!! Its my favorite color!!

  4. Glenna says:

    Love the pic of the faculty! glad everyone had fun!

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