The Oracle

Throw your own personal prom

Yael Livneh

March 30, 2018

Filed under Lifestyle

It’s the weekend before prom. You’re sitting, staring at Student Activities Director Lisa Hall’s post on Schoology that lists ticket prices. For whatever reason, over $100 per person is just too steep for you. Yo...

Teachers prom stories: English teacher Diane Ichikawa


May 12, 2017

Filed under Features

Written by Jennifer Gao Prom askings don’t always go according to plan, and English teacher Diane Ichikawa’s was no exception. For Ichikawa, having a date was mandatory to attend Prom. “I did not get asked my junior ye...

Principal Dr. Herrmann reflects on her junior prom


May 12, 2017

Filed under Features

Written by Amanda Lee Prom’s sacred traditions are respected in almost every American high school, but in Principal Dr. Denise Herrmann’s town, they were especially important. Herrmann went to high school in Shabbona, Illin...

Princess Project provides free prom dresses to students


April 18, 2016

Filed under Features

Written by Hayley Krolik Across the showroom, girls in prom dresses pose in front of mirrors and search racks for dresses. One girl rushes over to her friend to coordinate their dresses, while another writes a thank-y...

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