Puyallup School District has a unique tradition. All 9th graders in the district are invited to a Ninth Grade Dance at the Western Washington Fairgrounds. The dance is the night before the last day of school and then everyone wears their fancy clothes to school the next day for the awards ceremony.
My youngest daughter, Krista attended the dance with 3 of her friends, Hannah, Abby, and Kaila.
The girls got ready, for the most part on their own, came to our house for dinner, and then we headed to South Hill Park and Nathan Chapman Trail for some photos. More can be found here.
We got some beautiful shots of each of the girls, and of the group.
But the silly photos are some of my favorites. Their personalities really show through with these!
The girls left the park in a limo, which took them to the dance, and then back to Hannah’s house afterwards. They spent the night there, and Hannah’s dad took them to school in the morning. (Brave man!) And I was pleasantly surprised when Krista was not a tired grump the next day! 🙂
And here’s one last photo that I LOVE. Brian came along to watch the photo session. I snapped this one just as the girls were about to hop in the limo. This one captures their relationship.