KLAISTOW, GERMANY - OCTOBER 18: Children choose among Halloween pumpkins at the Buschmann and Winkelmann Asparagus Farm on October 18, 2009 in Klaistow, Germany. September and October are pumpkin harvesting season and the Buschmann and …
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You won't see little ghouls and goblins running around one Massachusetts elementary school this Halloween.
The Boston Herald reports that the principal has banned costumes.
The school superintendent says Halloween is quote "problematic" for some families due to its connections to witchcraft.
It's not the only holiday on the chopping block.
The school's principal is telling teachers to be careful about celebrating Thanksgiving in their class activities.
All of this comes on the heels of her attack on Columbus Day when she told teachers they could no longer quote: "ignore the atrocities that Christopher Columbus committed against the indigenous peoples."
So, what do you think?
Does the principal have a valid point here or is she going overboard by pushing her own beliefs on teachers and students?
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