Students make their way into the 2009 prom at Liberal High School. This year’s prom will take place Saturday, starting at 7 p.m.Daily Leader file photo/Rustin Watt
• Special to the Daily Leader
Liberal High Schools prom will take place Saturday at LHS. The tradition of Promenade is kept alive by this year’s juniors who have set the event for 7 p.m. on the south side of the school. The dance will begin immediately following Promenade.
Promenade will be conducted in the following manner: students attending Prom will pull up on the south side of the school in front of the doors nearest the office. Students will then be announced by faculty member, Chris Perkins, before entering the Commons, where the dance will be held. Bleachers will be set up in front of the school for parents and family who are interested in viewing Promenade.
Students will not be announced or allowed into Prom if they do not have a ticket. Tickets were distributed this week to seniors and juniors attending prom. One ticket will admit the junior or senior and their date.
Parking for the event will be limited. As students approach Promenade, members of the LHS faculty will be present to valet park cars in the south parking lot. Parents are encouraged to park in any other parking lot on the campus. Any students who intend on parking their cars at the high school prior to the event should do so before noon Saturday. Students will only be allowed to enter and exit Prom from the south doors. Parents will not be allowed to enter the school after Promenade has ended.
In case of severe weather, Promenade will take place on the west side of the school with students entering near the cafeteria. Parents will be allowed to view Promenade from the cafeteria in this case, and will exit through the west doors after Promenade is completed.
The Prom committee is very excited about the event they have organized. This year’s theme is New Orleans Masquerade. All students attending are encouraged to participate in the theme by wearing masks. Members of the community are welcome to join LHS for the Promenade exercise and are asked to adhere to any and all regulations that accompany it.