Half Day E-Notice

Half Day School - October 19, 2021

Halloween and Alternate Parties

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Parents are invited to join us for our outdoor Halloween Parade on Friday, October 29 (weather permitting). The day’s schedule is as follows:


Halloween Parade Schedule

  • The Halloween Parade will begin at 9:15 a.m. Parents are invited to view the outdoor parade, which will take place on the grass field behind the school. (See parade map.) Parents, please do not arrive any earlier than 9:00 a.m. The parade will only occur with the weather's cooperation.


Parking for Parade

  • Parents, please be aware that parking will be EXTREMELY RESTRICTED at school, at the library, and at the nearby retail areas on Friday, October 29. Please take note on the parking map, which specifically highlights the No Parking areas at the Vernon Area Public Library.

  • To ensure that everyone can arrive for the parade with little difficulty, we are asking parents to take advantage of off-site parking with shuttle service. As a service to our families, ample parking is offered at 111 Barclay Blvd., Lincolnshire, slightly southwest of the school (location of the district offices). Please park in the south lot (farthest from the building.)

    • The shuttle will run every 5-10 minutes beginning at 8:50 a.m. to transport families to Half Day School with return service to the parking lot on Barclay. Families will be picked up in front of the office building in the circle drive.


Halloween Costumes

  • Students should arrive at school in their costumes. Please send a change of clothes to school with your child if you would like your child to change after the Halloween festivities conclude.

  • All makeup and hairspray or hair coloring should be completed before school.

  • Any item that is, or could serve as a weapon, MUST be left at home.


Halloween Class Parties

The classroom Halloween party will begin after the parade ends. Only room parents will be involved to support the in-class party activities.


Alternate Celebration

In an effort to be inclusive for all of our students, we are excited to offer an alternate room for celebration for students who do not wish to participate in the Halloween themed activities. This Alternate Celebration will take place at the same time as the Halloween parade and parties. Please complete this Google form to indicate your interest in having your child attend school, but not participate in the Halloween themed parade and parties.


Snacks and Treats
Half Day School will not provide snacks or treats for students at its Halloween or Alternate parties.

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