Hundreds of students crowded the dance floor Saturday night at Rock Bridge High School’s Homecoming dance, with no signs of anyone being left on the sidelines. Are the days of school dance-inspired anxiety gone — without the nervous anticipation of having to ask or be asked to dance; the fear that neither will happen? Instead, groups of boys and girls danced to rap and hip-hop, kicking off their shoes and having a good time.
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