The school committee, with little if any thoughts or discussion, voted to abandon Good Friday which has been observed for years. The public was given no public notice. We are a Christian nation and this day has solemn connections to the faith of our founding fathers and to all Christians. The decision was not thought out but brought up without prior notice to the committee. The Tri-Town families should have a say in this decision as it will affect many students who are being raised with Christian principles. Praying was removed, Christmas has been removed, and now Good Friday. Our country’s religious freedom is in rapid decline. What is to follow, only the prophets of old are sure to tell.
Jane Awad, Mattapoisett
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