From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2001 2:29 AM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Holiday/Christmas Cards
I'm sure someone can help me in this situation.
As I've mentioned before, I teach high school in a US
Army installation in Puerto Rico. We try to be
politically correct and I avoid topics where
racial/ethnic differences might create a problem.
The federal credit union on base sponsors a Christmas
card contest where the prizes go up to $200 for the
winning design in each school. This year they have asked
us to limit the entries to religious images (meaning
Christian)and puertorican folk images. I can focus on
the local images without problem because I can say that
it's a multicultural kind of project. But I'm afraid
that some non-Christian parent might complain about the
Should I just not mention the religious aspect? The
three kings (Magi) are part of the local tradition so if
the students bring it up themselves, I wouldn't censor
it. But I do not want to specify that it's an option.
Would this be okay?
I hope I have made my situation clear. Thanks a lot for