On the night of June 6, 2008, the graduating class will enjoy a night of celebrating at the Altadena Town and Country Club. Everyone is super excited at the prospect of partying and dancing the night away, but the question of
clothing has recently popped up into the minds of many.
||Everyone knows that the graduation ceremony for the class of 2008 calls for formal and dressy wear. But what to wear to the graduation after party is conjuring up an intensely heated class controversy.
students dress up in formal attire in order to imprint a great remembrance
of their last time together. This year, though, some parents have
suggested allowing students to wear casual clothing to the event.
This has created debates within the graduating class on whether or not
to come dressed up.
stated that she had been “planning on wearing a cute little party dress.”
But now that casual clothing may be allowed, Cynthia has changed her mind,
“I might wear
a plain, white t-shirt for people to sign,” says Cynthia.
For many students,
they feel the opposite of what Cynthia is thinking and strongly resent
the casual idea.
wear their party clothes because it’s our graduation from school.
It’s not just a regular dance, and we should all look special,” says Madison
As of now,
the class seems split on the two ideas.
Alex G., “Most of the boys prefer to wear casual clothing because it’s
easier and more comfortable for us.”
On the other
hand, girls prefer to wear pretty dresses.
“It’s our time
to get dressed up, and we want to look great for this special event,” states
A few boys
feel dressing up will be quite nice.
“It’s the last
memory for people, so it’d be nice if we all dressed appropriately,” says
opinions on clothing are quite different, everyone can agree that they’ll
have an amazing time during the party. Besides, most of the people
say that they’ll be too busy crying and saying their good-byes to everybody.
“I think I’ll
have a good time. But saying good-bye to all of my friends will be
sad,” says Alex G.
So no matter
what everybody wears, it will definitely be a night to remember.
--Audrey C. and Nico G-C.