"Roar!": There is a Tyrannosaurus rex smashing through my house! Just kidding. It is just me in my Halloween costume. I want to be either a T-rex or Cinderella when I dress up for Halloween. Halloween is my favorite holiday because I give and take candy.
Grade 2, Benjamin
Teacher costume: I want to be a teacher for Halloween. I love playing school. Hopefully I can find a costume. Last year I was a unicorn.
Grade 3, Cedar Ridge
Fun time: I like Halloween because you get candy. It is fun dressing up and scaring people.
Grade 2, Corpus Christi
Wow is it fun: Every year I get in my costume and get ready for a load full of candy. Last year my family had a fun idea to dip small pumpkins in nail polish. For Halloween this year I am going to be a deer. My sister and some neighbors have baby deer costumes, and I am going to be the mama deer.
Grade 5, Corpus Christi
Family project: I am going to be a lumberjack for Halloween. My dad is going to make an ax out of wood. He is going to carve the ax to make it look like an ax. My mom is making my lumberjack costume. I have the hat that they wear.
Grade 3, Delavan
Family fun: On Halloween I am going trick-or-treating with my family because my sister wants to go. I bet we will have fun. It is not hard. You just have to go up to someone's door and say, "Trick or treat!"
Grade 2, Fairview
Dress-up fun: I love dressing up on Halloween. Last year I was a butterfly. This year I am going to be JoJo. She is famous.
Grade 1, Fieldcrest Primary
Candy trades: On Halloween, my sister, our friend Eva and I go trick-or-treating around our neighborhood. We also are going to go to Rader Farms at night. When we get back to my house after trick-or-treating, we spread all our candy on the floor and group them by the candy. Then we trade our candy.
Grade 5, Glenn
Anticipation: I am looking forward to doing many things on Halloween. My costume is going to be a pop star. When I go trick-or-treating I get a lot of candy. When we are done, my sister, my brother and I sometimes trade candy.
Grade 2, Grove
Lots to enjoy: I like Halloween because of the decorations. There might be lots of parades and candy. Some people go to Halloween parties or trick-or-treating. There are probably some jack-o'-lanterns. Some spiders might come. I love Halloween.
Grade 2, Irving
Trunk-or-treat: I am going to be a cool bear for Halloween. I like Halloween because I like the trunk-or-treat because we get to play games.
Grade 2, Jefferson Park
The best part: Halloween is exciting! I am going to be a skeleton for Halloween. Candy is the best part of Halloween. I have a big, fat pumpkin.
Grade 1, Lowpoint-Washburn
Do it again: Halloween is my favorite holiday of the year. We see cool reapers, ghosts, zombies and skeletons. Then we walk up to a door. The door opens, and we say, "Trick or treat." We keep doing it over and over again. Then we go home and get to sleep.
Grade 3, Lowpoint-Washburn
Let's trade: I like Halloween because I get lots of candy. Family and friends come over and after we get home we trade candy.
Grade 3, Northpoint
Going to scare Mom: I am going to dress up as a vampire. I want to scare my mom. I want to wear fake teeth.
Grade 4, Northpoint
Nice character: I am going to dress up as Santa Claus because he is nice.
Grade 5, Northpoint
Favorite candy: For Halloween I will be going trick-or-treating, and I will go to the doctor's house. For Halloween I will dress up as Deadpool. Kit Kats are my favorite candy.
Grade 3, Northwest
Dandy candy: Halloween is so fun. I get a ton of candy. Halloween is so dandy.
Grade 2, Oakdale
Harry Potter fan: This Halloween I will be Luna Lovegood. She s a character from the Harry Potter movies. She has blond hair and a dreamy voice. She helped Harry in book 5. She is a friend of Ginny, Harry's girlfriend. Luna is crazy, so many of the students called her loony.
Grade 3, Oakdale
Fun with grandparents: During Halloween I go to my grandparents' neighborhood. Every year my grandparents switch. My grandma goes one year then my grandpa the next. I have fun at Halloween.
Grade 4, Oakdale
Spooky fun: Halloween is a spooky night. People dress as different things. Most kids like it because you get candy. I like because it is fun. Children like to pick out scary outfits, and some don't like them, but I do.
Grade 3, Oakland
Fun day: Halloween is fun. We dress up and get candy.
Grade 1, Olympia South
Freaky times: For Halloween I am going to be Harley Quinn. I am going to trick-or-treat, but not with a freaky costume. Halloween is a little freaky because people dress freaky.
Grade 2, Olympia South
Favorite season: Halloween is my favorite season. I love the spookiness and lights. With a breeze, it is fun to walk a long time with my dad in crazy costumes.
Grade 4, Pepper Ridge
Toys better than candy: It is fun to dress up on Halloween. I like when people pass out toys because I am allergic to lots of candy.
Grade 1, Prairieland
Weapon ready: For Halloween I am going to be Darth Vader. I picked him because I have his lightsaber.
Grade 2, Prairieland
Awesome costume: My costume is unique and very awesome. It is a character from "Star Wars" called a praetorian guard. It has a mask, gloves, and I am going to wear black boots. My costume is mostly red with some black. We could not find it in a store, so we ordered it online.
Grade 3, Prairieland
Candy keeper: I like Halloween because you get lots of candy, and it is my second favorite holiday. I like that you get to dress up and then go ring someone's doorbell for candy. My candy usually lasts the month.
Grade 4, Prairieland
Hurry up!: "Hurry up!" I hear my mom yelling from the basement. It's Halloween night, and my mom is scurrying around to cook our dinner of pigs in a blanket and make sure my sister is ready to go trick-or-treating with our neighbors. This Halloween, I am going to stay at home with my mom and dog.
Grade 5, Prairieland
Favorite holiday: Halloween is my favorite holiday of the year. You get to dress up this one time of year and go out. You can get free candy from random strangers. You can hang out with friends. This year I am going to be a unicorn.
Grade 5, St. Mary's
Dressing up: We dressed up as characters, and we got candy from people. We got the candy by going to people's houses. Halloween is just about dressing up.
Grade 2, Schneider
Fun to scare: I love Halloween. Last year I was Chucky. I jumped out of the bushes, and it was fun. One lady screamed and dropped her candy. Halloween is the most fun holiday.
Grade 3, Sheridan
More candy: I like Halloween because we can run around the neighborhood. We will get so much candy. And I will eat so much of it. I will go to my friend's house. Then we will go get more candy.
Grade 2, Stevenson
Haunted: I like Halloween; it is really fun. I dress up as a superhero and get candy. My sister and I like haunted houses. They are scary and fun. Some houses are scary at Halloween.
Grade 4, Stevenson
All the candy: I love Halloween so much. I will get all the candy — just kidding. I am going to be a bat. I like Twizzlers; they are my favorite.
Grade 1, Sugar Creek
Love the costumes: What I love about Halloween is the costumes. I am going to be Hermione from Harry Potter. Why do I want to be Hermione? I am reading the books, and so far they are really good. Another reason I love Halloween is the trick-or-treating and all the candy.
Grade 3, Washington
Best Halloween ever: First, I host Halloween with my family. Next, I go trick-or-treating with my friends. Then I come back to the house and have pizza. Next, I play with my cousins at my house. Last, Halloween is one of my favorite holidays!
Grade 2, Benjamin
Likes the scary part: I like Halloween because you get candy and sugar. The best part is that at night it is spooky and scary.
Grade 3, Cedar Ridge
The best yet: This Halloween is going to be the best Halloween and most spooky ever. This year I am going to dress up as a wild girl wolf, and my brother is going to dress up as Lego Batman.
Grade 4, Cedar Ridge