- Aug 23, 2012
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The staff at Lafayette Elementary School in West Seattle has decided to uphold its decision not to allow students to dress up for Halloween this year, according to a Seattle Public Schools spokeswoman.
The principal said that staff also had a conversation about cultural issues that will also be discussed further, but the reason for the final decision about costumes this year was due to instructional time.
On Monday, a parent of a Lafayette student said that a school vice principal told him that costumes were being banned because observing Halloween might be offensive to some students
UPDATE: No Halloween costumes for Lafayette students, school staff says | The Today File | Seattle Times