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Long Island goes to the prom rewind: 2017

From a high school transformed into an enchanted castle to a junior prom held under the sea, Newsday.com attended the most elegant and exciting prom celebrations in 2017. After capturing the special moments, wild dance moves and reigning kings and queens at 40 proms, we've compiled some of the best photos of the year. Send your 2018 prom photos to rachel.weiss@newsday.com and josh.stewart@newsday.com....

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From a high school transformed into an enchanted castle to a junior prom held under the sea, Newsday.com attended the most elegant and exciting prom celebrations in 2017. After capturing the special moments, wild dance moves and reigning kings and queens at 40 proms, we've compiled some of the best photos of the year. Send your 2018 prom photos to rachel.weiss@newsday.com and josh.stewart@newsday.com.

George W. Hewlett High School held its senior prom at Chateau Briand Caterers in Carle Place on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

The Long Island LGBT Network held its prom at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury on Thursday, June 28, 2017.

Guests attending the Paul D. Schreiber High School Gambol 2017, held at Castle Gould, Sands Point Preserve in Sands Point, on Friday, June 23, 2017.

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Wyandanch Memorial High School students arrive for their prom at the Venetian Yacht Club in Babylon on May 25, 2017.

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School having fun at junior prom on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead.

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School arrive by bus to their junior prom held at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead on Friday, May 19, 2017.

Ward Melville High School senior Kathleen O'Brien walks the red carpet with her dog, Noni, at the school's prom on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

The Long Island LGBT Network held its prom at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury on Thursday, June 28, 2017.

Earl L. Vandermeulen High School students enter their Disney-themed prom on the school's grounds in Port Jefferson on June 26, 2017.

Sacred Heart Academy of Hempstead held its annual senior prom at the Woodbury Country Club on June 1, 2017.

Ward Melville students arrive at their "Beauty and the Beast"-themed prom on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Northport High School students, along with friends and family, gather for pre-prom photos and fun in Northport Village Park on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Earl L. Vandermeulen High School students enter their Disney-themed prom on the school's grounds in Port Jefferson on June 26, 2017.

George W. Hewlett High School held its senior prom at Chateau Briand Caterers in Carle Place on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

The Long Island LGBT Network held its prom at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury on Thursday, June 28, 2017.

Students from Patchogue-Medford High School share a kiss at junior prom on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead.

Earl L. Vandermeulen High School students enter their Disney-themed prom on the school's grounds in Port Jefferson on June 26, 2017.

Ward Melville High School's prom on Thursday, June 22, 2017, had a Disney "Beauty and the Beast" theme.

Mineola High School students attend their prom Thursday, June 8, 2017, at the North Ritz Club in Syosset.

Students from Paul D. Schreiber High School in Port Washington enjoy Gambol, an annual end-of-school celebration held at Castle Gould at Sands Point Preserve on Friday, June 23, 2017.

Jessica Dalonzo, 17, relaxes on the patio at Chateau Briand in Carle Place before the Henry Viscardi School junior/senior prom on May 10 2017.

Aquaria Branch smiles for the camera during the Floral Park Memorial High School senior prom at the North Ritz Club in Syosset on June 21, 2017.

Earl L. Vandermeulen High School held its Disney-themed prom on the school's grounds in Port Jefferson on June 26, 2017.

Guests attending the Paul D. Schreiber High School Gambol 2017, held at Castle Gould, Sands Point Preserve in Sands Point, on Friday, June 23, 2017.

Brothers Brenden Boothe, 18, left, and Dylan Boothe, 19, both seniors at Amityville Memorial High School, at their prom at the Venetian Yacht Club in Babylon on June 22, 2017.

Ward Melville High School's prom on Thursday, June 22, 2017, had a Disney "Beauty and the Beast" theme.

Friends and family of 2017 graduates cheer as graduates and their prom dates walk during Lynbrook's prom parade down Atlantic Ave., June 22, 2017.

Northport High School students, along with friends and family, gather for pre-prom photos and fun in Northport Village Park on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Northport High School students, along with friends and family, gather for pre-prom photos and fun in Northport Village Park on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Northport High School students, along with friends and family, gather for pre-prom photos and fun in Northport Village Park on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Ward Melville students arrive at their "Beauty and the Beast"-themed prom on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Students from Sanford H. Calhoun High School in Merrick at their senior prom at the Sand Castle in Franklin Square on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Oyster Bay High School students arrive at the prom at Woodbury Country Club on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Students enjoy the Hampton Bays High School prom, held on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Bourne Mansion in Oakdale.

Hauppauge High School students at their senior prom at East Wind in Wading River on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

West Babylon High School students have fun at their senior prom at Sand Castle in Franklin Square on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

West Babylon High School students have fun at their senior prom at Sand Castle in Franklin Square on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

Students attend the Shoreham-Wading River High School prom, held at Giorgio's Baiting Hollow in Calverton, on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

A Mattituck High School student arrives for her junior prom at the Hyatt Place Long Island in Riverhead on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Herricks High School students have fun at their senior prom at Carlyle on the Green in Farmingdale on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

Farmingdale High School students hit the dance floor during the junior prom at Villa Lombardi's in Holbrook on April 22, 2017.

Students from Half Hollow Hills High School East have fun at their senior prom at the Hyatt Regency Long Island in Hauppauge on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

Students from Half Hollow Hills High School East have fun at their senior prom at the Hyatt Regency Long Island in Hauppauge on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

Floral Park Memorial High School students arrive at the prom at the North Ritz Club in Syosset on June 21, 2017.

Students enjoy the Southampton High School Junior-Senior Prom, held at The Muses in Southampton, on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

Students enjoy the Patchogue-Medford High School prom at Villa Lombardi's in Holbrook on Monday, June 19, 2017.

Students enjoy the Patchogue-Medford High School prom at Villa Lombardi's in Holbrook on Monday, June 19, 2017.

Valley Stream Central High School students enjoyed their senior prom at Leonard's Palazzo in Great Neck on Friday, June 2, 2017.

Students enjoy the Patchogue-Medford High School prom at Villa Lombardi's in Holbrook on Monday, June 19, 2017.

George W. Hewlett High School held its senior prom at Chateau Briand Caterers in Carle Place on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.