Monday, June 6, 2011
Take a peek at Prom 2011 at Maine East High School.
On June 3, seniors from Maine East High School celebrated prom at The Meridian Banquet Hall in Arlington Heights. As one Maine East mother put it, "There's a lot of blue. You can tell these kids are Demons," referring to the school's mascot. Click through the photo gallery to get a taste of the action, from the traditional corsage to the party bus.
Students dress to the nines for a final farewell.
After a day of graduation practice, Maine South's senior class gathered at the Rosemont Convention Center Friday evening for a final school celebration. Boys donned dapper suits, girls wore elaborate and elegant dresses. The soon-to-be graduates ran from one end of the banquet hall to the other snapping photos with their friends. The theme of the evening was "casino royale." Decorations played on a gambling motif. Maine South Assistant Principal Dr. Rose Garlasco stated of the evening, "It's exciting to see the kids all dressed up and having a good time. It's about them growing up and their transition to adulthood." At the request of Maine Township High School District 207, Patch is providing only partial identification of prom-goers.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Juniors showcase a colorful array of formal wear to inspire fellow students and raise funds for the big event.
For a look at the day's festivities, click on the video to the right. Maine East juniors worked their best Heidi Klum impressions on the catwalk Saturday evening to raise money for their prom. Students wore formal attire as part of the fashion show fundraiser and served their guests a dessert bar. “This event is being held to help subsidize the cost of the prom for the kids,” said Dale Lasky, a business teacher at Maine East High School, and a co-sponsor of the Junior Class Council. The event was put on at the school by the Maine East Junior Class Council. Tickets to the event were $5 and were sold by the models in the show as well as the council members, said Lasky. Sponsors of the fashion show included Savvi Formalwear, David’s Bridal …