High Schoolers Show Up For Prom On Wrong Night

About 400 students from Bloomington High in Southern California showed up for prom a week early — because the invitations had the date wrong. The venue managed a makeshift party for them anyway, complete with a DJ and chicken strips.

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Prom is the high school highlight for many teens. But maybe not for 400 students from Bloomington High here in Southern California, who showed up for their prom a week early. The invitations had the wrong date. Faced with students in gowns and rented tuxes, the venue managed a makeshift party complete with DJ and chicken strips. One mother wasn't impressed. Those chicken strips, she said, were the most expensive the kids would ever eat.

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