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Seniors overcome outfit, date challenges to prepare for senior ball

It’s not just a party. For some, it requires months of details and preparation.
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Kelly Montague ’25
Senior Ball took place at the Constitution Center in Philadelphia on Friday June 2.

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What does it take to be ready for a night of sparkly gowns, dancing souls, and a final hurrah to end the year? 

With senior ball on June 2, 2023 at the Constitution Center in Philadelphia, seniors rushed to prepare for the event, mulling over finalizing prom outfit details.

“Prom kind of snuck up on me,” senior Archie Bracegirdle said. “I realized I really needed a shirt and tie, and to rent my tuxedo this weekend, and that’s why I went to the mall.” 

For senior Dyvne Lee, her preparations for Senior Ball were different, because she makes her own dresses. 

“I’ve been buying my fabrics and figuring out my patterns and design of my entire dress,” she said. “I had to order different diamonds online that I wanted to put on my dress. My problem is I always wait till the last minute to make my dresses. Not good, because I get stressed out, but it always turns out really nice.” 

In addition to preparing outfits for the dance, students must also coordinate with their dates. 

For senior Georgia Gianopulos, working with her boyfriend, Will Shore, was initially painstaking because they didn’t talk much about how to match their colors. However, the two eventually agreed on a matching pink bowtie and flowers that compliment each other.

There are a lot of emotions swirling around from Senior Ball, but the Class of 2023 was glad to close their year with a bang. 

“It’s bittersweet, but I’m really excited for senior prom,” senior Ella Grossman said. “I get to wear my whole outfit I picked out, be with all my friends, and have a fun night.”

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Evelynn Lin '25
Evelynn Lin '25, Editor-in-Chief
Evelynn is a junior at Strath Haven High School, and this is her second year writing for the publication. When she is not busy on the ground taking pictures of fun events or grinding away at articles, she can be found listening to music, taking long walks, studying for school, dancing, making bubble tea, and hanging out with friends.
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