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Blog » History of the High School Prom

History of the High School Prom

4/16/2018
Many High School students in Riverside and the Inland Empire are preparing for their biggest "party" of the year. The Prom! We'll be flooded with calls and messages asking about corsages and boutonniere's as the icing on the cake for their outfits. Despite what people may say, "PROM" is not short for Prometheus, and the ball stands for fire. Prom is short for "Promenade." According to this article, the party originated on college campuses suggestion the end of senior years. It was later introduced on High School gymnasium floors later.
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