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Prom and AfterProm Information

Busses arrive at Longwood at 5:45 pmAll buses will depart from Longwood at 6:15 pm. If you are not on the bus it will not wait for you and you will have to find alternative transportation to the Odyssey (boat).
 
Your bus ticket is round trip. You MUST ride the bus both to and from Prom. It is a round trip ticket. You CANNOT have someone else pick you up after the Prom and drive home with them. This is for your safety.
 
Parents: Please follow all traffic directions when dropping off your student at Longwood. We are boarding 5 motor coaches. Let’s work together to minimize the chaos.
Please arrange car pools to help limit the number of vehicles.
We strongly suggest that pictures are taken before you arrive at Longwood to catch the buses.
Students: THERE IS NO SWITCHING OF BUS TICKETS PERIOD. YOUR NAME HAS TO BE ON THE BOARDING LIST FOR YOU TO GET ON THE BUS.
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Don’t forget to bring a picture ID to prom, you will need to present them both when you board the boat. Also, please remember that tickets are non-transferrable. If you need After-Prom tickets see Mrs. Peterson in G243.
She will be available during lunch only.
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Students can arrive at Longwood to Check Bags as early at 1 pm:
= Bags – one bag (backpack, small suitcase, plastic bag) per student; no more than 1 bag and nothing in the bag but clothing. All bags will be checked by human and/or sniffed by dog.
= A bag tag will be put on the bag. Students should download the bag tag and have it filled out before coming to Longwood. Bags can be checked in Longwoodstarting at 1:00 pm in the afternoon. Do NOT put valuables in your bags, we are not responsible for anything that is lost or stolen.
 
Bus Boarding:
= Once students get to the bus they need to check in with the chaperone. Each chaperone has a list of the names of the students on that bus and will check tickets too.
= No bags on the bus only small purses/evening bags. Purses/evening bags will be checked before each bus is boarded.
 
Returning to Longwood after Prom:
= On the return trip students MUST ride on the same bus they came on. Example: If you are on the orange bus to prom you are on the orange bus from prom;
= Students get dropped off at Longwood. If they are attending After-Prom they can check in, retrieve their checked bag and change their clothes. Otherwise they can go home and if they are returning to After-Prom arrive no later than 2:00 am.

If you are driving to Prom: Parking Information

Odyssey Parking: There are 70 free Odyssey parking spots available for Odyssey guests. It is first come first serve. If parking lot is full they need to go park in the Colonial Parking lot.

Map: SW_DC_Parking_Map

Spirit Cruises Parking: There is no free parking for Spirit cruise guests, they must pay to park in the Colonial Parking lot.

Colonial Parking Lot Rates **Cash Only**

Thursday-Sunday Cars $16.00

Friday-Sunday Buses $32.00

 Street parking: Parking is free after 10:30 pm every night

 Monday – Saturday
 24 quarters for 3 hours
32 quarters for 4 hours

 

We do not have change to help out guests.