School Considered Canceling Nutcracker Trip To Protect Kids from Christmas Tree Exposure

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School Considered Canceling Nutcracker Trip To Protect Kids from Christmas Tree Exposure

It’s a Christmas miracle! An elementary school in a Boston suburb that was going to cancel its annual trip to see The Nutcracker has decided allowing kids to see a Christmas tree on stage will not destroy the non-Christians in the audience. According to whdh.com:

The trip to see the famous ballet has been a tradition at the school for years, but apparently some felt the trip was improper because there is a Christmas tree on the stage.

The issue came to a head at a [Butler Elementary School] PTA meeting Tuesday night. A source said some people were told they were being discriminatory if they supported their kids going to “The Nutcracker.”

The controversy was so white-hot, the PTA apparently worked in secret to cancel the field trip:

Some parents of the second graders, who didn’t want to…

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2 thoughts on “School Considered Canceling Nutcracker Trip To Protect Kids from Christmas Tree Exposure

  1. Nutcracker Suite is a very appropriate title in this social context. Luckily I have moved to a town where there are few Muslims to take offence, but it’s still hard to find a traditional nativity scene. No doubt the local council is just being careful.

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