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Prom: An Incredible Experience

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Pre Prom Reception
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Dressed in dapper tuxedos and glamorous gowns, the Glenholme prom participants pose for some special snapshots.
Prom King & Queen
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Nicole and Josh, pictured here during the reception, were later crowned Prom King & Queen.
In the Limo
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The stretch limousine chariots the students to the awaiting Washington Club for a "Midsummer Night's Dream."
Prom Participants enjoy the Conga Line
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Prom dancing and merriment went late into the night.
Washington, CT - Stretch limos, lights and nobility say it all. It is prom, one of the most exciting nights of the school year. Glenholme prom participants began their magical evening of June 12th with a pre-prom reception in the Glenholme Music Room complete with parents and pizzazz befitting Hollywood celebrity.  The lovely reception provided a wonderful opportunity to see the spectacular couples and classmates in their formal attire of dapper tuxedos and glamorous gowns, snap fabulous keepsake snapshots, and wave a fond farewell as students were whisked away in the awaiting limousine.

Their destination, the Washington Club, was transformed into a ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream.’ Adorned with decorations of fabulous fabrics that flowed from the walls, flowers atop the tables and vines which draped an arbor fulfilled everyone’s fantasy. The twenty-three prom participants enjoyed a marvelous meal, endless music and merriment late into the evening. A short post-prom gathering at Glenholme gave everyone a wonderful opportunity to relish the events of the evening before heading off to a blissful night’s sleep.

Prom is an important rite of passage as it plays an integral part of the high school experience and fulfills many memorable moments of youth. A tradition of schools around the world, prom is the first social event of a young adult, a significant picture-taking opportunity, and a fundamental step into the social world of adulthood. Glenholme’s event delivered an incredible experience for the participants in safe, entertaining surroundings for the school’s seniors and their junior guests.

The Glenholme School, a Devereux Center, is an exceptional boarding school for students with special needs, which offers an individually prescribed learning environment with a steadfast academic curriculum. Using our effective individualized services, we apply a positive behavior support model focused on development of social skills and lifelong strategies for success. The school’s milieu therapy addresses varying levels of academic, social and special needs development in boys and girls ages 10-18 and postgraduates. We prepare graduates for continued education in traditional day schools, boarding schools, colleges and universities. For more information about The Glenholme School and its program, visit http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/.
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