Should schools celebrate Halloween? | The Tylt

Should schools celebrate Halloween?

Halloween's become so ubiquitous that we forget it's actually a pagan holiday—one that some Christians strongly object to celebrating. Religious objections, promoting unhealthy food, inappropriate costumes, and taking away from academic time are all reasons why some American schools have stopped observing the holiday. But Halloween fans argue this just a war on fun—must everything be censored and serious?? VOTE BELOW! 👻 🎃 👻

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Not everybody celebrates it. And while it's not a religious holiday, it's definitely religion-adjacent. Some people see it as a church-and-state issue.

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Others think the war on Halloween is disgraceful and stupid. It's a candy-based holiday, for God's sake! Why get rid of one day out of the year that kids get to dress up and express their creativity? Most people have great memories of celebrating Halloween at school. 

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Others say if religious communities don't get to celebrate their holidays at public schools, pagan holidays shouldn't be celebrated either.

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Many think it's political correctness run amok.

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Should schools celebrate Halloween?
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