Halloween Dress Code

On Wednesday, October 31st, Swartz Creek Middle School students will be permitted to wear costumes to school provided that are within  the listed guidelines below:


Halloween costumes . . . .

  1. Cannot be offensive in design or intent which includes not mocking or resembling another student, school staff member, or religious preference.
  2. Cannot feature inappropriate themes, characters or reference to drugs/alcohol etc.
  3. Props including plastic swords, guns, wands, etc. are not permitted.  If brought to school, these items will be held in the office until a parent or guardian can pick them up.
  4. Masks or any item that may impair or limit vision or make it difficult to determine a student's identity is not allowed. Makeup or hair coloring must be applied at home.
  5. Cannot interfere with daily responsibilities both in and out of the classroom.  Costumes must be comfortable enough to wear for the entire school day.
  6. That are overly scary or gory/bloody will not permitted.
  7. Must meet the general standard of “clean and covered” expressed in our current School Dress Code.

If a student's costume is found to be inappropriate by SCMS Administration, he/she will be asked to remove the costume. If you have any questions regarding the appropriateness of a particular costume idea, please do not hesitate to ask or call SCMS Administration in advance of October 31st for guidance.