Jamestown HS Late Night Out / After Prom Party Makes a Huge Comeback

On April 2nd, The Virginia Gazette published a story on the waning interest in safe, alcohol-free After Prom events sponsored by high school Parent Teacher Student Associations (PTSA). The reporter, Ryan McKinnon, obtained input from PTSA Presidents and students at each high school. The gist of the article was that with attendance steadily dropping and costs increasing in recent years, PTSAs were faced with a difficult decision.
After debate, the Jamestown PTSA Executive Board committed to holding our annual event. In spite of our late start requesting food and prize donations from community businesses and JHS families, their contributions were abundant. Surprisingly,...