The main focus at school every day is learning! Any costume that is intended to disrupt class or will not allow a student to participate in EVERY class will not be allowed.
Students will NOT be allowed to attend class with any of the following:
* Costumes that cover the head and/or hide the student's identity.
* Costumes that involve weapons.
* Costumes that reveal the student's undergarments or do not sufficiently cover the student's body.
* Revealing dress, short shorts or skirts, exposed torsos or chests. Any costume that is provocative or incendiary in nature is not allowed.
* Costumes that include any type of blood or gore.
* Any costume that will disrupt the routine of the day or class, including PE, will not be allowed.
The final decision on all costumes will be made by the administration. Any student who is in violation of the above guidelines will be required to change into clothing brought to school by a parent.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: A student wants to wear only a "sleeveless undershirt".
A: Not allowed because students are not permitted to wear only an undershirt on a regular school day. The School Dress Code is in effect every school day.
Q: A student wants to wear a costume that will require the student to stand all day.
A: Not allowed because the student cannot participate in all classroom activities, similar to other days.
Q: A student wants to color their hair orange and black.
A: Allowed, but hair coloring/make up are not allowed at school – this should ALL be done at home.
Q: A student wants to bring a plastic sword/gun as part of their costume.
A: Not allowed. According to district weapons policy look-alike weapons are never allowed.
Q: A student wants to wear a costume that includes a mask.
A: Not permitted – or at least the mask is not permitted. Costumes that cover the head and/or hide the student's identity are not permitted.
Teachers will be instructed to confiscate any Halloween supplies that enter Kimpton Middle School such as: face paint, hair spray etc… - please use those products at home before you come to school.