Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of our area — and many of those hit hard had little to lose in the first place. Now some high schools affected by the storm are being given the chance to compete for a dream prom.
During the simulation, students get to sit behind the wheel of a real car and text and drive without being in a dangerous situation. But just like in life, they could get one chance and it’s game over.
Owners thought they were renting to a family for a sedate reunion, but Lucy Sachs recently found out just the opposite. At her 17-bedroom mansion, 100 teenagers were bused in for a wild two-day after-prom party.
For many, prom night means party night, and that often includes a lot of drinking. More schools are taking no chances when it comes to getting kids to celebrate sober. Some are going so far as to use Breathalyzer tests.
Condoms might be considered commonplace in New York City high schools — just last year 680,000 were distributed to students — but a principal’s plan to make them available at the prom on June 7 is raising some eyebrows.
Teenagers across the country are getting ready to celebrate prom season and patients at the Komansky Center For Children’s Health aren’t missing a beat.
From 2002 to 2007, there were about eight teen drivers were killed each year in crashes. In 2011, there was just one.
It might be hard to believe, but in the same town where Martha Stewart and Ralph Lauren live, there are some teens who can’t afford to attend their prom.
Seventeen magazine polled readers and found a typical price for a dress to be $231, plus $45 for shoes and $23 for a handbag.
Department stores are always a possibility, and we know the Tri-State area is filled with them. But where can you shop for the trendiest looks – and what’s in style for 2012?
A Connecticut high school headmaster has reversed her decision to ban a student from the prom after he broke school rules by hanging his prospective date’s invitation at the school entrance.
Two state lawmakers say they are introducing legislation that would allow James Tate, a Shelton high school teenager, to attend his prom. He was barred from the dance after he asked a girl to prom by posting an invitation in big cardboard letters in the side of the school.
For seniors at Herbert H. Lehman High School, who are getting ready for prom, things are pretty tight – and we don’t just mean the dresses.
Mount Vernon is hosting a prom expo later this week at the Doles Community Center.