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Photos: Vintage Hollywood Celebrated at Wood-Ridge Junior/Senior Prom 2018

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Straightening up a boutonnière at the Wood-Ridge High School Junior/Senior Prom Show Off Thursday in the gym. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Friends gathered for photos. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Three friends meet up in the gym. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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All smiles at the prom show off. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Couples posed for photos. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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All smiles at the Junior/Senior prom. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Guys just showing off. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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A classic fashion statement in black and white. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Friends have fun posing at the prom show off. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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A big group shot at the prom show off. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Friends pose for photos in the gym. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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A bold look in red and black. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Couples pose at the prom show off. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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All smiles at the Junior/Senior prom show off event in the gym. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Now where did their dates go...? Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Friends posed for photos. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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All smiles before heading out. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Families gathered at the prom show off. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Friends smile and pose for photos. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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The golden look of vintage Hollywood. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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A couple smiles for the camera Credits: Kimberly Boettcher
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Gowns of burgundy and pink. Credits: Kimberly Boettcher
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Three friends pose for photos. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Adjusting a wrist corsage. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Two friends pose for the camera. Credits: Kimberly Boettcher
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Getting in last photos before heading out. Credits: Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis
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A hug before heading out. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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A final touch up before heading out. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Students posed for parents. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Friends pose waiting for their ride. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Couples pose in front of a stretch limo. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Friends smile for the camera. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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I think we have a stowaway. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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Couples get into waiting cars to head out to Indian Trail Club. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- A little rain and overcast skies couldn't dampen the spirits of students or the community for coming out for the annual Wood-Ridge Junior/Senior Prom Show Off event. Normally held on the school's front lawn, it was moved to the gym on Thursday afternoon.

The Junior/Senior Prom Show Off event offers an opportunity for friends, family and the community to gather with the students, take photos and share the experience. According to teacher Alexis De Coma, " It really brings the town together."

This year a record 230 students attended the Wood-Ridge prom. The theme was Vintage Hollywood and celebrated at the Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes, NJ.

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(Editor's Note: Parents...send us a photo of your child from the Prom Show Off event and we'll update the story with it.)

 

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