It’s That Season Again: All Things Prom

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It’s That Season Again: All Things Prom

Alicia Fanning, staff writer and photographer

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The conversations are already beginning. Teachers are already begging their students to focus on the task, but they are focused on another thing: Prom.

Where to eat, what to wear, where to buy the dress, who to ask, how to get there, etc.

Where to Eat:

Don’t forget to make reservations before hand. Also, be courteous and give a generous tip to your waitress.

If you want to stay local:

  • Bistro
  • Olive Garden
  • Jimmy’s Pasta

If you want to eat in Seattle:

  • Italian Food:
  • Assaggio Ristorante
  • Buca di Beppo

Mexican Food:

  • La Carta De Oaxaca
  • Fogon Cocina Mexicana

Thai Food:

  • Noi Thai Cuisine
  • Thai Tom

Vietnamese Food:

  • Green Leaf Vietnamese Restaurant
  • Tamarind Tree

American Food:

  • List Restaurant
  • Dick’s Drive-In

Best Dress Deals:


  • Make a sign: signs are cute even though they’re cliche.
  • Make sure to have someone ready with a camera, these moments are meant to be captured.
  • Use colorful flowers, or a single rose to make a statement. If you’re trying to tell the person something special, look up the meanings of the flower colors.
  • If you’re detail oriented and patient, create the word “Prom?” In his/her front lawn out of candles. (Make sure it’s not going to rain or just use the electric ones).
  • Buy their favorite books from a half priced book store and give them to him/her intermittently during the day, giving them a specific page and word count to go to, creating “Will you go to prom” and then you verbally finish “with me?”.
  • If you’re really struggling to come up with ideas, Pinterest will become your best friend.


Limos and party buses are expensive, so if you are going to rent one, take a lot of people to divide the cost. Also, be aware that most rental services raise their prices for the Prom occasion due to high demand.

  • Check out for decent prices for stretch limos and party buses.
  • Car-pool – it saves money


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Alicia Fanning, Staff reporter and photographer

Alicia is a senior at Arlington High School. Her classes demand much of her time, but when she isn't drowning in paper, she is painting, hiking, or hanging...

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