The hilarious prom nights these unfortunate students will never forget… no matter how hard they try

The prom is the biggest night of the senior high school year.

It’s a time to pluck up the courage to ask out a date, dust down your best suit or buy a new dress, and show the world that you’ve morphed from kid to adult.

Except the transition isn’t always that smooth.

Angel eyes: Who knows if it

Scroll down and let the memories come flooding back…

Riding high: Proving that one photographer

Costume crisis: When else in your life can you wear ill-fitting outfits of head-to-toe zebra stripes and layers of stiff, hot pink and turquoise ruffles

Costume crisis: When else in your life can you wear ill-fitting outfits of head-to-toe zebra stripes and layers of stiff, hot pink and turquoise ruffles

Black satin: This is the photo that good taste forgot

Black satin: This is the photo that good taste forgot

Growth hormones: If you find that your date is taller than yourself, just grab a chair [right] and hope that the photographer remembers to crop it out Growth hormones: If you find that your date is taller than yourself, just grab a chair [right] and hope that the photographer remembers to crop it out

Growth spurt: If you find that your date is too tall, just grab a chair [right] and hope that the photographer remembers to crop it out

Lacey ladies: If you can

Personal space: In rare occasions, a student may wish that a teacher would come and tell her date to stand a suitable distance apart

Personal space: On rare occasions, a student may wish that a teacher would come and tell her date to stand a suitable distance apart

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Prop flop: When in doubt, look for a huge snowmobile to add some interest to your treasured prom photo

Prop flop: When in doubt, look for a huge snowmobile to add some interest to your treasured prom photo

Hearts and stripes: Nothing wrong with a bit of patriotism (as long as you don

Set up: The girl on the left is really, really happy with the workshop class

Family affair: Nothing like your future in-laws wanting to be in the picture to cause your relaxed date to turn into a grimacing statue

Do the conga: Nothing like your family wanting to be in the picture to cause your relaxed date to turn into a grimacing statue

Vampy: When one of your crew doesn

Big tease: Who didn

Hands solo: There