Halton District School Board Announces First LGBTQ Pride Semi-Formal dance

February 13th at 7 p.m., it will be held at Burlington Central High School

Halton’s first annual LGBTQ semi-formal dance called, The Snow Ball, will be held at Burlington Central High School (1433 Baldwin Street) on Thursday, February 13, 2014 and is being organized by the school’s Gay Straight Alliance (GSA). It runs from 7-10 p.m.; doors will close at 8 p.m.

The semi-formal, open to Grade 9-12 students, will include gender neutral washrooms, a slideshow and photo booth, resource table, appetizers, desserts and beverages, and raffle and door prizes.

“The purpose of the dance is to create a safe, positive, and inclusive space for Halton’s LGBTQ students,” says Dana Chiarot, teacher with Burlington Central High School and the school’s GSA coordinator.

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Tickets cost $10 and must be purchased in advance through high school GSAs.

For additional information contact: Yaw Obeng, Superintendent of Education, Halton District School Board at 905-335-3663; Toll free: 1-877-618-3456

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