Quantcast

Deweyville I.S.D. school board changes prom dress code - 12 News KBMT and K-JAC. News, Weather and Sports for SE Texas

Deweyville I.S.D. school board changes prom dress code

Posted: Updated:
High school students at Deweyville High School feel reunited after the school board amends the prom dress code.

By a vote of 5-2 Deweyville I.S.D. trustees voted to change the prom dress code Monday night. The district was met with opposition at the board meeting once the issue came up for discussion.

This came after a heartfelt speech by Junior Co-Class President Talon Shoemake.  Shoemake told trustees he meant no disrespect to administration or faculty, but was sticking up for the student body.  The previous dress code required a three teacher panel to approve dresses for prom.  

The old policy prohibited things like cleavage or see through material on dresses. Students eventually scheduled an anti-prom after many girls were told their dresses did not meet the dress code for the prom.  

The new dress code requires girls to wear formal dresses. The only stipulations are that no undergarments may be visible and no private parts may be visible.  
Since an anti-prom was already fully funded, parents and students are working to combine both the high school prom and the anti-prom .Both are scheduled for Saturday.  
  • Submit a news tip

    Do you know of something that would be a good news story?  Enter your email address and select "Submit"  to send it to 12 News HD.  You can also call the news tip line at 409-838-1212

    * denotes required fields
    We're sorry, but only one entry is allowed per person.
    Thank you for your continued interest.

    Thank you for submitting your news idea to 12News HD!

Powered by WorldNow

Newsroom: (409) 838-1212
Front Desk: (409) 833-7512
News Fax: (409) 981-1564
News Email: 12News@kbmt12.com

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KBMT. All Rights Reserved.
Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.