Halloween Decorating Guidelines

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Lights

a.

Lights (other than emergency lighting) may be turned off during the time period of hall judging (if applicable) only.  They are not to be turned off at any time when children have been invited into the hall.

b.

Light bulbs cannot be removed from lights.

c.

Material cannot be placed inside light covers.

d.

Materials placed outside of light covers must be see through (permeate light), hang at least 6 inches from the light, and cannot cause damage to the ceiling.

e.

Exit lights must remain visible at all times.
Hallways

a.

No items may be hung from the ceilings.

b.

No items that obstruct the entrances/exits or hallways shall be used.

c.

No leaves should be brought in from outside due to the fire danger.

d.

Laundry detergent (or similar substances) should not be put on the walls to create a glow in the dark effect.
Decorations

a.

Personal and fire doors may be decorated, provided the decorations :
  1. Do not interfere with the door’s ability to open and close properly.
  2. Do not cover the bottom third of room doors (in case of a fire drill).
  3. Do not cause any damage to the door paint.

b.

Decorations may not cover fire extinguishers or pull stations.
General Information

a.

All hallways and common areas must be cleaned prior to 10 p.m. on the day they are decorated so that the hallways are completely cleared and lights are clearly visible.

b.

The members of the house are responsible for any damages caused by either the decorations or the decorating/cleaning up process.