Stories tagged with: Prom

April 20, 2015 - 4:38pm
41 weeks 6 days ago

A junior at Tri-Valley High School got a surprise which will help get some nice music at her prom.

Kapri Albertson went to Colony Square Mall during the Community Health Fair in search of earrings. While there, she participated in the distracted driving simulator and signed a promise letter to not drink and drive for a chance to win money for a DJ.

"They put my name in a drawing, and I kind of forgot about it, like I thought it was just a thing at the mall,"...

May 8, 2014 - 3:35pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

Some students at Tri-Valley High School learned a real-life lesson on the dangers of drinking and driving during a mock accident on Thursday.

In hopes of keeping students from making bad decisions on prom night, every other year, local law enforcement officials, students and the faculty at the school work together to show prom goers what could happen if they drink and drive.

" Every year around this time we remind students to make responsible decisions. We want them to be...

April 10, 2014 - 4:23pm
1 year 43 weeks ago

Students at Mid-East Career and Technology Centers got the chance to experience a real life crash scenario right before their big prom.

High schoolers in the Students Against Destructive Decisions or SADD program held their first mock crash event to bring awareness to the dangers of drinking while driving. The students acted out a few different scenes.

"We are going to have a car with students pretending to be drunk, then a car with another group of students that are not...

April 23, 2013 - 5:03pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

A local school needs help raising money for their prom and yearbook expenses and here's how you can help.

Foxfire High School only has one dance per year and wants to make it affordable and special for their students. The fundraisers allow the school to provide services for the students.

"During the day of prom we offer hair styling, people can get their hair done for free, their nails, their make up done. We have dress donations for girls who aren't able to get their own...

January 14, 2012 - 5:50pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

A one-stop shop for weddings and proms is bringing tourist traffic into Zanesville.

The Muskingum County Welcome Center hosted an expo for brides to be and high school seniors planning their big day.  More than 70 vendors provided guests with information about their services, from cakes and catering to flowers and photography.  Organizer Vicki Maple said it's the perfect opportunity for a ladies' day out.

"Some of the little girls that you'll see coming...

April 11, 2011 - 4:25pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

Some area high school students are learning the hard reality of drinking and driving.

As a part of the "Street Smart" program sponsored by Matesich Distributions, two certified paramedics came to Zanesville High School Monday morning to talk to juniors and seniors about the dangers of underage drinking, drinking and driving, illegal drug use, and not wearing a seatbelt.

"I think it shows them the severity of it also I watched it at another high school and just the...

April 4, 2011 - 5:48pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

Prom is just around the corner and some girls are receiving one very important item for free.

The Eastside Community Ministry in Zanesville was giving away dresses on Monday. High School girls from all over Muskingum County had the chance to select one from a collection of more than 200.

"The best part is when they come out with that big smile on their faces and you can see they just love what they've found," said Committee Chairman Sally Goins.

Goins said the...

March 26, 2011 - 5:59pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

Picking out a prom dress is being made a little easier for some area teenagers.

The Annual Adopt-A-Dress Formal Fashion Giveaway was held at Mr. Lee's Restaurant in Cambridge on Saturday. LouAnn Huthmaker and her husband started the event seven years ago. They spent months collecting dresses to give away for free.

"Just to get something that they can really enjoy to wear and to get to go to the prom, if some of the girls can't find dresses here, they don't even get to go,...

May 4, 2010 - 6:22pm
5 years 39 weeks ago

Some Maysville High School juniors and seniors know what it feels like to consume a large amount of alcohol. It's an amount that's two or three times the legal limit.

With the help of the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office, students wore "fatal vision" goggles and were asked to drive a golf cart around a path of cones and take part in a sobriety test.

"It teaches you not to drink and drive at the same time because it makes everything like a real-life experience,...

April 27, 2010 - 4:57pm
5 years 41 weeks ago

Zanesville High School Juniors and Seniors are excitedly awaiting this Friday's prom, but some were taken aback this afternoon after witnessing a mock crash.

Crews responded to a two vehicle injury accident off Blue Avenue this afternoon, across from Zanesville High School. About 500 students witnesses their own classmates covered in blood and hanging out of the cars.

"You may see tears out of some of the kids because when they actually see them use the jaws of life and all...

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