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Teachers prom stories: English teacher Diane Ichikawa


May 12, 2017

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

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

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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