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Long Island goes to the prom rewind: 2017

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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....

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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.

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Ian J. Stark

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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Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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.

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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.

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Sacred Heart Academy

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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.

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Chuck Fadely / Chuck Fadely

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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.

Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

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.

Photo Credit: Joseph Kellard

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.

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Ian J. Stark

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.

Photo Credit: Marlo Jappen

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.

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

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.

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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.

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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.

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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.

Photo Credit: Leigh Anderson

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

Photo Credit: Andrew Coen

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.

Photo Credit: Joseph Kellard

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

Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

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

Photo Credit: John Ross Fischer

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

Photo Credit: Marlo Jappen

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

Photo Credit: Marlo Jappen

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

Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

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.

Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

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.

Photo Credit: Joseph Kellard

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

Photo Credit: Ian J. Stark

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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

Photo Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein

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