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Break it down: Prom plans? Tell us about them!

How are you celebrating — or skipping — the big dance? Do you have a favorite prom memory? Share it with us!

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Teenagers at prom
Members of Wisconsin Public Radio’s News and Digital departments share photos from their high school proms.

The end of the school year is approaching, and that means … it’s prom season! WHYsconsin wants to know about your prom plans.

The last few years have been far from normal, but as the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic have lessened, lots of people are returning to pre-pandemic activities — including prom (and anti-prom).

How are you celebrating — or skipping — the big dance? If you’re past your prom-going years, what are your favorite Wisconsin prom memories? What are you excited for and about when it comes to prom? How is it different from previous years? Does your school have a tradition you want to share?

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Aside from the fancy dresses, suits and tuxes, music is a huge part of the high school tradition. You and your friends or date step out onto that dance floor and bust all sorts of moves.

Is there a song that makes you immediately think of prom? Side note: Here is a playlist of songs Wisconsin Public Radio reporters and editors remember from their proms and high school years. Have fun jamming out to them.

And … Did you have a promposal that was hilarious or absolutely perfect for your date?

WPR’s education reporter Madeline Fox wants to talk to you — and see your epic dance pix — about what you would like others to know about your experience.

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