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Last Dance

Wasson High School holds its final prom Saturday as the Colorado Springs school closes at the end of the school year.

Wasson teachers Lauren McMaster, left, Theresa James and Brittney Gross pose for a picture in the photo booth during the school's prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Wasson teachers Lauren McMaster, left, Theresa James and Brittney Gross pose for a picture in the photo booth during the school's prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sophomores Khatlyn Manivong, left, and Rachel Guerette work on table centerpiece for the Wasson prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The two under graduates will attend Rampart High School next year. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sophomores Khatlyn Manivong, left, and Rachel Guerette work on table centerpiece for the Wasson prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The two under graduates will attend Rampart High School next year. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Students dance Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students dance Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Senior Sheridan West celebrates after being named Wasson High School's last prom queen Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Sheridan West celebrates after being named Wasson High School's last prom queen Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Senior Ash Garcia, left, hugs freshman Sarah Bono Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Ash Garcia, left, hugs freshman Sarah Bono Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Junior Cody Windle and his date, 2012 Wasson graduate Ilana Bruce pose for a picture in the photo booth Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. Windle will finish school at Sand Creek High School. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Junior Cody Windle and his date, 2012 Wasson graduate Ilana Bruce pose for a picture in the photo booth Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. Windle will finish school at Sand Creek High School. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wasson students Hannah Dailey, left, Nicole Francesconi, Sheridan West and Marcellus Thomas decorate the grand ballroom Saturday, May 11, 2013, before Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Wasson students Hannah Dailey, left, Nicole Francesconi, Sheridan West and Marcellus Thomas decorate the grand ballroom Saturday, May 11, 2013, before Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Senior Eddie Chavez arrives in a limo with his date, Katheryn Laubscher, and 14 other friends Saturday, May 11, 2013, before the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Eddie Chavez arrives in a limo with his date, Katheryn Laubscher, and 14 other friends Saturday, May 11, 2013, before the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Students arrive for the Wasson High School prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students arrive for the Wasson High School prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Students crowd the dance floor Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students crowd the dance floor Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Senior Eddie Chavez, center, and his date Katheryn Laubscher arrive in a limo with 14 other friends Saturday, May 11, 2013, before the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Eddie Chavez, center, and his date Katheryn Laubscher arrive in a limo with 14 other friends Saturday, May 11, 2013, before the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Students crowd the dance floor Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students crowd the dance floor Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Junior Alex Atencio, center, dances with other students  Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. Atencio will go to Vista Ridge High School next year. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Junior Alex Atencio, center, dances with other students Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. Atencio will go to Vista Ridge High School next year. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Senior Mike Stalcup and his date, sophomore Natalie Spoon, pose for a picture in the photo booth Saturday, May 11, 2013, during the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Mike Stalcup and his date, sophomore Natalie Spoon, pose for a picture in the photo booth Saturday, May 11, 2013, during the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Senior John Lemme plays the piano for junior Sarah Hromas Saturday, May 11, 2013, in the lobby before the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior John Lemme plays the piano for junior Sarah Hromas Saturday, May 11, 2013, in the lobby before the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A prom ticket lies on a table Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A prom ticket lies on a table Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Senior Alyssa Dunnan, center, and other Wasson students dance during the school's prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Alyssa Dunnan, center, and other Wasson students dance during the school's prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Students wear funny glasses and other props for their pictures in the photo booth Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students wear funny glasses and other props for their pictures in the photo booth Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wasson 2012 graduate Ilana Bruce, kisses her boyfriend junior Cody Windle after he was named junior prom king Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. Windle will finish his high school career at Sand Creek High School. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Wasson 2012 graduate Ilana Bruce, kisses her boyfriend junior Cody Windle after he was named junior prom king Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. Windle will finish his high school career at Sand Creek High School. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wasson teachers Lauren McMaster, left, Theresa James and Brittney Gross pose for a picture in the photo booth during the school's prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Wasson teachers Lauren McMaster, left, Theresa James and Brittney Gross pose for a picture in the photo booth during the school's prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sophomores Khatlyn Manivong, left, and Rachel Guerette work on table centerpiece for the Wasson prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The two under graduates will attend Rampart High School next year. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sophomores Khatlyn Manivong, left, and Rachel Guerette work on table centerpiece for the Wasson prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The two under graduates will attend Rampart High School next year. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students dance Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students dance Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Sheridan West celebrates after being named Wasson High School's last prom queen Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Sheridan West celebrates after being named Wasson High School's last prom queen Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Ash Garcia, left, hugs freshman Sarah Bono Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Ash Garcia, left, hugs freshman Sarah Bono Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Junior Cody Windle and his date, 2012 Wasson graduate Ilana Bruce pose for a picture in the photo booth Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. Windle will finish school at Sand Creek High School. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Junior Cody Windle and his date, 2012 Wasson graduate Ilana Bruce pose for a picture in the photo booth Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. Windle will finish school at Sand Creek High School. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Wasson students Hannah Dailey, left, Nicole Francesconi, Sheridan West and Marcellus Thomas decorate the grand ballroom Saturday, May 11, 2013, before Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Wasson students Hannah Dailey, left, Nicole Francesconi, Sheridan West and Marcellus Thomas decorate the grand ballroom Saturday, May 11, 2013, before Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Eddie Chavez arrives in a limo with his date, Katheryn Laubscher, and 14 other friends Saturday, May 11, 2013, before the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Eddie Chavez arrives in a limo with his date, Katheryn Laubscher, and 14 other friends Saturday, May 11, 2013, before the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students arrive for the Wasson High School prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students arrive for the Wasson High School prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students crowd the dance floor Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students crowd the dance floor Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Eddie Chavez, center, and his date Katheryn Laubscher arrive in a limo with 14 other friends Saturday, May 11, 2013, before the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Eddie Chavez, center, and his date Katheryn Laubscher arrive in a limo with 14 other friends Saturday, May 11, 2013, before the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students crowd the dance floor Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students crowd the dance floor Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Junior Alex Atencio, center, dances with other students  Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. Atencio will go to Vista Ridge High School next year. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Junior Alex Atencio, center, dances with other students Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. Atencio will go to Vista Ridge High School next year. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Mike Stalcup and his date, sophomore Natalie Spoon, pose for a picture in the photo booth Saturday, May 11, 2013, during the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Mike Stalcup and his date, sophomore Natalie Spoon, pose for a picture in the photo booth Saturday, May 11, 2013, during the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior John Lemme plays the piano for junior Sarah Hromas Saturday, May 11, 2013, in the lobby before the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior John Lemme plays the piano for junior Sarah Hromas Saturday, May 11, 2013, in the lobby before the Wasson High School prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A prom ticket lies on a table Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A prom ticket lies on a table Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Alyssa Dunnan, center, and other Wasson students dance during the school's prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Senior Alyssa Dunnan, center, and other Wasson students dance during the school's prom Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students wear funny glasses and other props for their pictures in the photo booth Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Students wear funny glasses and other props for their pictures in the photo booth Saturday, May 11, 2013, during Wasson High School's final prom at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Wasson 2012 graduate Ilana Bruce, kisses her boyfriend junior Cody Windle after he was named junior prom king Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. Windle will finish his high school career at Sand Creek High School. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Wasson 2012 graduate Ilana Bruce, kisses her boyfriend junior Cody Windle after he was named junior prom king Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel in Colorado Springs. Windle will finish his high school career at Sand Creek High School. The 2013 prom was the last one for Wasson High School, which opened in 1959 and closes at the end of the school year. Wasson was the second oldest high school in District 11. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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