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Celebration of Springfest at an All-Female High School

Main Piece: The informant explained to me that there was a tradition of celebrating Springfest at their all-girls high school. Each year the juniors would all wear white dresses and the seniors would wear dresses of any color. The whole school from grades 5-12 would go sit in the chapel, while the juniors and seniors… Continue Reading »

The Ritual of Grad Night

Main Piece:  The following is transcribed from a conversation between me (LT) and my informant (AT).  AT: For high school graduation, either right before or right after you do your graduation ceremony, it’s usually sometime during that week… There’s this other, more casual ceremony called Grad Night, where you stay up all night with your… Continue Reading »