We Must Dance On: La Salle Prom Makes a Highly-Anticipated Return After 2-Year Hiatus


Megan Snyder

“Some people dream about this since they’re in middle school,” senior Amanda Rivera said.

Maiyan Job, Staff Reporter

Prom is back. 

After last year’s prom was replaced with a “Viva Las Vegas” night, this year, on May 20, juniors and seniors are invited to The Aerie at Eagle Landing from 8-11 p.m. for a “Midsummer Night’s Dream” prom. 

The Falconer spoke with two members of the prom committee, senior student council members Nyah Torbert and Amanda Rivera, about the upcoming event.

“It’s an experience that juniors and seniors are really looking forward to,” Rivera said. “Some people dream of this since middle school … I hope seniors really enjoy the experience because it’s probably the only one they’ll have.” 

When and Where:

Prom will be taking place at The Aerie at Eagle Landing on May 20 from 8-11 p.m. “We pick our venue a year in advance and kind of an overview pretty much a year in advance,” Torbert said. “We’ve been working as a team on this.” 

Tickets and Pricing:

Tickets for juniors and seniors are on sale now until May 16. Each ticket is $45 and can be purchased through the La Salle website.

Theme and Dress Code:

The theme for this year’s prom is “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” 

“It’s going to be a lot of spring colors — really floral and pretty,” Torbert said. There will also be a variety of miniature desserts. 

COVID-19 Testing and Requirements:

Unlike homecoming earlier in the school year, students will not be required to take a negative COVID-19 test to attend the dance. Prom is open to juniors and seniors from La Salle as well as 50 guests according to Torbert, either from other schools or current La Salle sophomores. Students taking a guest will need to acquire a guest pass from the main office.

Due to the limited number of guest passes available, some students have felt stressed about the prospect of acquiring a pass before they run out. “It’s really nerve-wracking for the juniors and seniors,” Rivera said. “Logistics are a little bit complicated, but it’s really fun getting to pick a theme and pick all the decorations out.”