The advisers also felt that prom and other high school dances are a very important part of a student’s high school career.
Newhart said, “Obviously, a large part of high school is made up of your academics, but the social piece is so important. This is a time in one’s life where they are exerting some independence from their parents and developing as their own person. The social aspect of high school, such as athletic events, extra-curricular activities and, of course, dances help to create or become part of one’s high school career.”
Parma agreed by saying, “High school dances are a very important part of students high school career, they give students a chance to dress up and act adult-like for the evening.”
The JAHS Junior-Senior Prom was in fact a fairytale for many young men and women. Good music, delicious food, beautiful girls, handsome men, gorgeous dresses, and a great atmosphere categorized the night as one to always remember and left them feeling like it was their “Happily Ever After.”