Friday, March 8, 2013
Waukesha high school students want to take responsibility for inappropriate dance moves at school functions like prom, but the Waukesha School Board may still take official action.
While the Waukesha School District is still looking to ban grinding and other sexually suggestive dance moves at prom and other school dances, the students are starting to take responsibility on their own. Superintendent Todd Gray told the Waukesha School Board’s Policy Committee that he has met with the principals and several “good” students at the area high schools. The students told him grinding hasn’t been as significant of a problem as thought. Additionally, principals are watching for the inappropriate sexual behaviors. Waukesha South High School set up ping pong tables at the last school dance, Gray added. “They don’t feel it as a point where it is potentially scaring kids away,” said Gray about the students’ thoughts on grinding. “…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The Waukesha School Board is looking at ways to keep dirty dancing out of the high schools.
Waukesha School Board Member Karin Rajnicek was shocked when she learned what grinding was – and that it happens at school dances in Waukesha. “I had to Google grinding,” Rajnicek said. “I prayed actually after I saw what it looked like and what people were doing because I wanted those images out of my head. … We wouldn’t let it happen during the hallway during school, we wouldn’t let it happen at an activity after hours or at an athletic event or any other time.” Grinding is essentially a dance involving close contact and simulated sexual moves. Other high schools have cracked down on the dirty dancing, and the Waukesha School District could institute a ban before prom. The policy still has to go before the Waukesha School Board, …
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Did you or your child have a killer dress or a kicking tux at prom? Share the memories with the rest of Patch readers in the community!
It's your prom weekend, Waukesha North. And no doubt the cameras will be flashing. You can show off your awesome dresses (and tuxes) by posting photos to this article. It's simple to post pictures on Patch. Simply click on "Upload Photos and Video" above. Let's see which school can post the most photos in the coming days and Patch will feature some of those photos on the site next wee
Friday, May 18, 2012
Prom at Waukesha North High School is this weekend; check out photos from last year's prom here.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Share the glitter and the glitz from Prom 2012 with the rest of Waukesha.
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Submit your prom photos in our gallery.
It's your prom weekend. And no doubt the cameras will be flashing. You can show off your awesome dresses (and tuxes) by posting photos to this article. It's simple to post pictures on Patch. Simply click on "Upload Photos and Video" above. Let's see which school can post the most photos in the coming days and Patch will feature some of those photos on the site next week.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Prom's being held this weekend, so dust off that camera and share your pictures on Patch!
Friday, April 13, 2012
After a week of polling, the best places to buy a prom dress and rent a suit have been chosen by Patch readers.
In one of our largest Readers' Choice segments yet, Patch polled readers in Brookfield, Wauwatosa, Waukesha, Menomonee Falls, Sussex and Muskego asking which stores carry the best prom dresses and suit rentals. The eligible stores in the area were: Prom dresses Tuxedos/Suits Winning by a hair, the best place to buy a prom dress is Jess Fleur Fun in Waukesha, and the best place to rent a suit or tuxedo is Men's Wearhouse on Bluemound Road. Congratulations to the winners from Patch!
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
It's full-on prom season and Patch wants to know which local places are the best when it comes time to look for prom dresses, tuxedos and suits. Vote in our poll, rate and review stores, and leave comments to help people make their choices this
Prom means fancy clothes, girls dressed bright as butterflies, and guys looking for ways to make their tux stand out in a crowd. If you're looking for prom attire, where do you turn? In one of our largest Readers' Choice segments yet, we're looking at businesses in Brookfield, Wauwatosa, Waukesha, Menomonee Falls, Sussex and Muskego. Tell us your favorite local spots by voting in the poll, leaving comments below, and by rating and reviewing local businesses on their Patch directory pages. Voting begins at 5 am Monday and is open until 9 am Friday. The winner of the Readers' Choice competition for the best place to buy a prom dress, rent a tux or buy a suit will be decided by Patch editors, based on poll votes, ratings and reviews, and by …
Sunday, May 15, 2011
Waukesha North High School's prom was held at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in Milwaukee on Saturday.
Dinner and dancing at Waukesha North High School's prom Saturday was held at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in Milwaukee. The theme for prom was A Night on the Nile, and James Blackburn and Amy Wielgus were named prom king and queen.