Parents are are cordially invited to join us for our annual Halloween Parade and Dance Party, Monday, October 31. We would like to share some important schedule information.
8:45am Arrive at bus stop in costumes (carry masks and props in a bag)
8:55am Classes taken to classrooms to unpack backpacks. The bus will drive 2-5th to classroom and wait for them to drop off materials and adjust costumes.
9:30am Drop off by bus at Upper Campus and begin parade, ending in the Assembly Room.
9:45am Halloween Fun: Student songs, poems and dances and more!
11:00am Students will visit the Día de Muertos altar in front of Spanish classroom #B4.
11:30am Bus picks up from upper campus and drives to the lower campus for classroom parties or activities.
If you will be joining us for the Parade and Dance Party, please drop your child off at the bus stop as you would on a normal school day, and then make your way to the upper campus. Individual classroom teachers will reach out to parents if additional assistance is needed for the afternoon.
Día de Muertos Altar
Each class will visit the Day of the Day Altar made by our wonderful high school Spanish classes. Students will be able to sample delicious pan de muerto, pan dulce and a jamaica drink.
Scholastic Book Fair
Monday, October 31 is the last day of the Scholastic Book Fair, held in the library . We invite you to browse for books (early holiday shopping?). The Book Faire will be open until 1:00 pm on that day.
Halloween Costume Guidelines at Mount Madonna School
MMS is a school that values creativity as well as inclusivity. Students should be free to express themselves, however please guide students in choosing costumes that actively avoid the ridicule of any race, nationality, religious belief or gender expression. Avoid wigs and face paint that may be seen to imitate another race.
Other Costume Guidelines