"I think this is an opportunity for our kids to embrace the Muslim community within the school."For background, click headlines below to read previous articles:
-- Jon Guillaume, Principal
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Georgia School: Learn Islam or Take Lower Grade
Massachusetts Students Forced To Learn Muslim Conversion
Pennsylvania School Staff to Mosque for Islamic Training
Florida School Teaches Islam Including Prayer Rugs
Celebrate Muslim 'Hijab Day' Canceled at Ohio School (due to public outcry)
Lawmakers Counter Islamic Teaching in Tennessee
-- From "Vernon Hills students join their Muslim peers in wearing hijabs" by Gilbert R. Boucher II, Daily Herald (Chicago suburbs) 12/10/15
The "Walk a Mile in Her Hijab" event Wednesday, hosted by the 10-member organization, was designed to allow non-Muslim female students the opportunity to wear the head covering and gain a better understanding of the Muslim faith. "This event is to hopefully denounce negative stereotypes," [MSA president Yasmeen] Abdallah said.
Six members of the [MSA] group spent the morning placing hijabs on 17 non-Muslim girls who wanted to participate in the project. They also talked about the meaning of the hijab and facets of the Muslim religion to students who approached them.
Teachers and students at the school were encouraged to ask questions about the hijab when they came across a student wearing one.
Abdallah said the event was a good experience, one she hopes will become an annual event.
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