School frowns on Halloween, Columbus Day – and maybe Thanksgiving


Fun takes a holiday in Somerville

A Somerville principal has opened fire on cherished American holidays, blasting legendary explorer Christopher Columbus for “atrocities” and saying “we need to be careful” about celebrating Thanksgiving in a scathing email to teachers — who are already under orders not to let the kids dress up for Halloween.

“When we were young we might have been able to claim ignorance of the atrocities that Christopher Columbus committed against the indigenous peoples,” wrote Kennedy School Principal Anne Foley. “We can no longer do so. For many of us and our students celebrating this particular person is an insult and a slight to the people he annihilated. On the same lines, we need to be careful around the Thanksgiving Day time as well.”


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For many of us, this ridiculous attempt to grovel in guilt for everything that has ever happened is offensive, and so therefore we need to be careful and not don't celebrate.

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