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Spirit Week: October 27-30 & Halloween Costumes

Spirit Week is Happening THIS Week!

We will be celebrating having our 6th, 7th and 8th grade students back in the building with spirit week the week of October 27th.  Spirit Week Informational Flyer 

  • Tuesday, 10/27 - Hoodie & Seat Suit Day
  • Wednesday, 10/28 - Black & Teal Crazy Spirit (Halloween Costumes for in-person Cohort A students)
  • Thursday, 10/29 - Hat or Headdress made from recycled cardboard boxes
  • Friday, 10/30 - Halloween Costumes for Cohort B students

Halloween Costume Guidelines

Please be sure sure to review the guidelines for Halloween costumes. Students who attend school on Tuesdays and Wednesdays may wear their costume to school on Wednesday.  We will announce this update to students as well!

  • Regular cloth masks MUST be worn, masks as a part of your costume are not permitted
  • Hair Color: It’s okay to have your hair colored, but you may NOT bring any of the bottles/cans/containers that you use to color hair to school. The coloring must be done at home BEFORE you come to school.
  • Make-up: Same thing as hair color... it’s okay, but do it at home, not at school. Be sure that it won’t stain anything if it rubs off during the day. No full facepaint.
  • You must follow the dress code: Costumes must not be offensive or disruptive - 
    • No Halloween masks as a part of the costume
    • Keep your body appropriately covered.
    • No hats unless it is a specific part of a whole costume
    • Shoes must be worn at all times.
    • No excessive gore/grossness
  • NO WEAPONS! Even fake/toy swords, hooks, guns, etc.,. are not allowed as a part of the costume as stated in District policy.


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