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April 10, 2012

Junior-Senior Prom will be held this Saturday

MOULTRIE — The Junior Class of Colquitt County High School will be hosting the Junior/Senior Prom on Saturday, April 14, with the theme for this year’s event being — “Midnight in Paris.”

The Grand March will begin at 7:30 p.m., at Mack Tharpe Stadium, followed by an 8 p.m. dance at Gladys Espy Gymnasium, located at Colquitt County High School. The dance will end at midnight.

In case of inclement weather, the Grand March will be moved to Withers Auditorium and seniors only will participate.

Tickets will be on sale this week, in the lobby, at the high school on April 11,12 and 13, from 10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., and after school, on April 11 and 12, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Prom tickets are $25 and seniors receive one free ticket. Grand March tickets are $2 and will also be available for purchase at the same time as prom ticket sales or at the gate, starting at 6:30 p.m. It is strongly recommended that parents of juniors and seniors with reserved tickets arrive early. No one will be admitted to Grand March without a ticket. Also, students must have their prom tickets and ID available at all times during Grand March and the dance. No one will be admitted into the dance without a prom ticket and ID. Parents will not be admitted into the dance area for any reason. Only school administration and prom committee members, with special passes, will be allowed entry.

Special parking will be available for students and for parents working the prom. Parking staff will be on hand to offer directions upon arrival. Handicapped parking will be available at the end of the stadium near the field house. Pictures will start at 8 p.m. in the gym lobby. The Grand March line up will begin at 6:30 p.m., in the gym, at Willie J. Williams Middle School and all students are encouraged to arrive early.

Again, prom tickets and ID will be checked before entry is allowed. Seniors will start the Grand March with Senior Class officers leading the line promptly at 7:30 p.m. Juniors will follow after all seniors have been announced.

Security will be on-hand throughout the night, as well.

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