Rainy weather doesn’t have to douse prom dreams

Jamie Almond, Managing editor

May 17, 2017

Filed under Features

Prom is one of the most exciting high school events for juniors and seniors. However, there’s so much that comes with prom that can be a little stressful in addition to being enjoyable. Everyone wishes for nice weather but sometim...

Amateur makeup artists offer prom options

Jettaka McWilliams, Senior writer

April 25, 2017

Filed under Features

As senior prom approaches, many girls are making arrangements to get their hair and makeup done for the event. While the option is available to hire a professional, many local amateur makeup artists offer their services during the...

OPINION: Prom dates should not be mandatory

Alainna Pettit, Junior writer

March 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Looking for the best dress, having the prettiest flowers, getting the comfiest shoes; this is all on students’ minds when they think of prom. However, the most important thing is whether or not they will have the perfect dat...

AR principal addresses prom dress code criticisms and petition

Carissa Fuller, Junior writer

February 16, 2017

Filed under News

Archbishop Ryan High School Principal Joseph McFadden spoke to students during homeroom this morning about a change.org petition that states objections to the dress code for the junior dance and senior prom. The petition, ...

Looking for a prom dress on a budget? Look here

Nichole Coyne, Senior writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under Features

Buying or renting a prom dress is less expensive than buying new.

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Prom: Then and now

Sarah Gudas, Junior writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under Features

As years go by, many things change for people. Technology, jobs, school, and everyday lives all have dramatic changes. Prom is another thing that has changed. Colleen Kerr, who works in the Archbishop Ryan school store, was...

Boys’ opinions are mixed on girls’ prom dress rules and on petition to change them

Chase Hildebrandt, Junior writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under In-Depth, News

Male students of Archbishop Ryan have mixed opinions on the junior dance and senior prom dress code rules and a petition that was created over the weekend to change the rules. The “disappointed students” who started the petition argue t...

The stress of getting prom dress approval

Jackie Schaeffer, Junior writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under In-Depth, News

Some prom dresses are non-returnable. This presents a problem if the dress doesn't get approved by school administrators.

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Some AR parents weigh in on Ryan’s prom dress guidelines

Kaley Haney, Junior writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under In-Depth, News

Some parents are not happy about the Archbishop Ryan administration’s prom dress guidelines and the reasons some prom dresses have been disapproved. These parents contended men have simple guidelines to follow while the women...