Some Illinois Schools Do Away With Candy, Costumes

Posted: Oct. 3, 2019

Some schools in Illinois are doing away with Halloween celebrations this year, Fox8 reports.

According to NBC Chicago, the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 sent a message to parents about supporting a school's decision to do away with the candy and costumes.

The message reportedly said, "While we recognize that Halloween is a fun tradition for many, it is not a holiday that is celebrated by everyone for various reasons and we want to honor that.”

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