SCHUYLERVILLE, N.Y. – The politically correct silliness being reported in public schools isn’t just reserved for Christmas. The other major Christian holiday isn’t spared either.
More schools across America are holding “Spring” egg hunts and have dropped the word “Easter” from their festivities altogether.
Schuylerville High School is playing host to the “Great Schuylerville Egg Hunt” April 4, according to Saratoga.com.
The organizer, Faith Chapel, couldn’t even bring themselves to use Easter in the title.
The event includes visits from Puddles the Clown and the Easter bunny.
Numerous “Spring Egg Hunts” were held in the Seattle area, according to the Seattle Times.
Eastampton Community School in New Jersey is holding its “Spring Egg Hunt” April 12, a week after Easter. Peter Rabbit will even be on hand for photos.
Rutherford Public Schools, also in New Jersey, is holding its “Spring Egg Hunt” tomorrow, April 2. It’s sponsored by the PTA.
Country Montessori School in Conway, California will be having its “Spring Egg Hunt” Saturday.
Sorry adults — “Children Only” the school’s website reads.
The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks is sponsoring Saturday’s “Spring Egg Hunt.” The festivities include a moon walk, egg hunt, Jujitsu presentation and pictures with Peter Cottontail.
The examples go on. And on. And on.
The worst example of public schools’ over-the-top political correctness occurred in 2011 when a Seattle high school student wrapped up her time volunteering in an elementary classroom.
“At the end of the week I had an idea to fill little plastic eggs with treats and jelly beans and other candy, but I was kind of unsure how the teacher would feel about that,” the student, Jessica, told KIRO.
“I went to the teacher to get her approval and she wanted to ask the administration to see if it was okay,” Jessica said. “She said that I could do it as long as I called this treat ‘spring spheres.’ I couldn’t call them Easter eggs.”
“When I took them out of the bag, the teacher said, ‘Oh look, spring spheres’ and all the kids were like ‘Wow, Easter eggs.’ So they knew,” she told the radio station.