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Times Change for Winter Formal

After a vote during class meetings Nov. 13, the Winter Formal times have officially been changed.

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Times Change for Winter Formal

Sophomores Maeve Hogg and Elizabeth Finn laugh and dance to Crank That by Soulja Boy during last years Winter Formal, Dec. 2, 2017.

Sophomores Maeve Hogg and Elizabeth Finn laugh and dance to Crank That by Soulja Boy during last years Winter Formal, Dec. 2, 2017.

Lanie Jones

Sophomores Maeve Hogg and Elizabeth Finn laugh and dance to Crank That by Soulja Boy during last years Winter Formal, Dec. 2, 2017.

Lanie Jones

Lanie Jones

Sophomores Maeve Hogg and Elizabeth Finn laugh and dance to Crank That by Soulja Boy during last years Winter Formal, Dec. 2, 2017.

Allie Dierks, A&E Editor

The Winter Formal times, held Dec. 1, have officially been changed to 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m, after students voted in class meetings.

“Students approached us about the time change,” Assistant Principal for Student Life Fran Koehler said. “Two weeks out to make the change was not ideal for those who had made reservations, but they told me they were able to be changed.”

In the past, Winter Formal has ended at 10 p.m. with the doors closing at 8:30 p.m. and opening again at 9:30 p.m. for people to leave. Now, the doors will close at 7:30 p.m. and open at 8:30 p.m. before the dance finishes at 9 p.m. Many students have very strong opinions on the matter according to Junior Mary Beth Ismert who thinks the change is very inconvenient. She is not looking forward to having to get ready earlier to make it to the dance on time.

“The earlier times give us less time to prepare and get ready,” Ismert said. “We will have to get ready a lot earlier.”

Sophomore Abbie Sinow is less passionate about the change as she believes students were given enough time to make other arrangements and change schedules.

“It isn’t affecting my plans because we don’t have reservations yet,” Sinow said. “I don’t think it’s very inconvenient because it’s pretty easy to change reservations this early.”

As a result of this time change, the night will have to start earlier for most with pictures and dinner having to start around 5 p.m., according to Ismert. The events after the dance will also start earlier, which Ismert believes is the reason many people voted for the time change.

“I know people like long after parties,” Ismert said. “But I am just not a long after-party girl.” 

All classes voted on the matter, and there was an overwhelming amount of support for the change, according to Koehler.

Voting for the change wasn’t unanimous in every class but was overwhelmingly the majority,” Koehler said.

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