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Are your child(ren) school allowing them to dress up for Halloween? If so, what's the theme?

We have to do Aesop's Fables. Although I already bought a winter princess outfit last week. Now I have to find a book that matches the outfit so she can wear it.

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Danni143

Asked by Danni143 at 11:34 AM on Oct. 26, 2012 in

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  • No, religious affiliated school.

    booklover545

    Answer by booklover545 at 4:24 PM on Nov. 6, 2012

  • i dont know. they had a fall party earlier this month and Friday i saw a few older kids in costumes. we'll probably be told Tuesday yes or no...DD's school is bad about waiting till the last moment.
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 1:20 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

  • To avoid the Halloween issue, my younger children's school decided to have a no contact day. But they do allow and almost insist that the kids dress up for Purim in late Feb/early March (private Jewish school.)

    My oldest son has fall break next week, so no Halloween at his high school either.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 12:40 AM on Oct. 27, 2012

  • To tell the truth im not sure if they are going to let them . The school hasnt sent anything for her saying she cant.
    Gypsyd

    Answer by Gypsyd at 11:47 PM on Oct. 26, 2012

  • His school does a costume parade,followed by a party
    only restrictions are no weapons, nothing scary,and no face paint
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 1:46 PM on Oct. 26, 2012

  • Kids don't come in their costumes but can bring them and change into them during the second half of the day. There are no limits/parameters on costumes. During the day on Halloween, they have outside time with festive things like an egg toss, three-legged race, sack race, bobbing for apples. Then they change into costumes (optional.) The middle school kids host a haunted house for the younger kids (it's a private ungraded school for ages 5-14, fewer than 40 kids total) and they all have cider donuts and apple cider.

    Most of the kids walk in a local parade in the village that starts about an hour or so after school gets out, so that's where we go from school. My younger kids walk, too. The parade ends at the cultural/arts center and there's a large bonfire, cider & donuts (again, lol) and some gift certificates for costumes chosen as winners in various categories during the parade.

    Some people also go trick-or-treating after.
    girlwithC

    Answer by girlwithC at 1:05 PM on Oct. 26, 2012

  • We have a costume parade on Halloween and a fall festival party in the classroom. They are elementary and allowed to wear anything but no weapons allowed and no scary masks so as not to scare the younger children.
    aeneva

    Answer by aeneva at 12:39 PM on Oct. 26, 2012

  • We don't have a theme. Our school always has a costume parade on Halloween at 2:00, and then at 2:20, each class has their own party in their classrooms.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 12:28 PM on Oct. 26, 2012

  • We had Red ribbon week all this week where each day had a different theme.
    BeautyGuru

    Answer by BeautyGuru at 12:09 PM on Oct. 26, 2012

  • Our's doesn't call it Halloween it's a storybook parade on the 31st.
    Danni143

    Comment by Danni143 (original poster) at 12:04 PM on Oct. 26, 2012

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