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PHS Octoberfest: Taxi KAB fashions

October 30, 2011

By Katie Best Executive In-Depth Editor Halloween is quite possibly my favorite time of year because of four things: the costumes, the candy, the weather and the parties. The costumes are cool, I can eat as much candy as possible (or until I get sick), the weather is crisp and chilly, and the parties ...

Emmy's Emmys: Funniest scare

October 30, 2011

By Emmy Lindfors Managing Editor As usual, when Halloween rolls around, TV shows gear their episodes to frighten their viewers and creep them out. But, shows like "The Big Bang Theory" make their Halloween episode more of a treat than a trick. In this past week's episode, Sheldon is angry at his friends be...

PHS Octoberfest: Young Frankenstein filled with horrific laughs

October 26, 2011

By Meghan Doyle Executive News Editor There's nothing better than a collection of Halloween thrills, black-and-white action scenes and mad science experiments, with a few jokes thrown in. There's nothing better than Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein (1974). Sporting an all-star cast led by Gene Wilder wh...

Frightfest fun, not frightening

October 26, 2011

By Maggie Devereux Online Managing Editor Until last week, the last time I was at Frightfest was third grade, and I cried. Yep, I said it, cried.   All I really remember is seeing clowns running after me, dead glatiator type people with mallets, and lots of creepy decorations. You could say the clow...

Haunted High school prepares for scares

October 25, 2011

By Chris Kivlahan Staff Writer 5 years ago, student council decided that they wanted to provide a safer, more controlled version of Trick-or-Treating for younger kids. They came up with the not-so-scary Haunted High School, which became a huge success. It is scheduled to occur Thursday, October 27 from 4-6, with s...

PHS Octoberfest: Best Halloween treats

October 25, 2011

By Maggie Devereux Online Managing Editor Sure trick-or-treating has it's perks. But the best treats of Halloween are the ones that don't come in fun size packages. My favorites are those delicious snacks that sound perfect while carving pumpkins or heading to a haunted house. And I'm giving out my ...

Haunted High School hosts over 350

November 2, 2009

This year for Haunted High School, coordinator and Italian teacher Lyn Scolaro was nervous that not many people would come because of the recent sicknesses. Fortunately, that was not the case.  This year, Haunted High School, which took place on Thursday, October 29 from 4 to 6 p.m., hosted over 350 children, with 23 classrooms and a...

Candy = love

October 30, 2009

By Gina O'Neill Executive Opinion Editor I cherish the fall memories of my childhood: plunging head first into piles of leaves and then proceeding to drag my friends Preston and Paige down with me, going to Goebbert’s Pumpkin Patch and filling up large bags Halloween-themed bags with as much candy as p...

Candy = gross

October 30, 2009

By Emmy Lindfors Opinion Editor When people say they love Halloween, they normally love it for  dressing up and receiving candy. I am in love with Halloween. I love the spookiness of it all. I begin celebrating Halloween in late August. I have Halloween music on my iPod all year round. I go to Walt Di...

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