School Night Halloween Activities

October 30, 2017

According to the National Retail Federation, 64% of Americans celebrated Halloween in 2015. (Photo Credit: Samantha Cano/Achona Online

According to the National Retail Federation, 64% of Americans celebrated Halloween in 2015. (Photo Credit: Samantha Cano/Achona Online

Since Halloween lands on a Tuesday this year, many students have found themselves in a quandary. How does one celebrate the spookiest day of the year, while being mindful of their academic responsibilities?

  1. Use a spooky bath bomb

  1. Enjoy some Halloween treats
    Senior, Isabel Toranzo, made these cookies for the whole senior class. (Photo Credit: Alyssa Losauro. Used with permission.)

     

  2. Invite your friends over, study, and then have a Halloween movie marathon.

“I plan on watching “Stranger Things” and then doing homework, because Tuesdays are my best days to do homework, and I’m not going to miss out on that just because it’s Halloween,” says Anna Warnke ‘20

  1. Get back to the basics and carve a pumpkin.

  1. Go to a haunted hayride, or a corn maze, such as the one right outside of Plant City.

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  1. Dress up in costumes with your friends and hand out candy to trick or treaters.

“I plan on going Trick Or Treating with Chanita and Ella because we have nothing better to do. We’ll end up back at my house to hand out candy to kids, so it should be fun!” says Brielle Gentile ‘19

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  1. Find a costume for your pet.

  1. Tell ghost stories! All AHN girls know the importance of Zozo and the haunting in the 4th floor bathroom.

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  1. Hit up your closest movie theater for a horror movie.

  1. Go on a ghost tour, such as the ones in Downtown Tampa or Saint Pete.

“I didn’t assign my students homework for the night of Halloween. I assigned them an essay that is due November 2, but they’ve had that for a while, so they don’t have to work on it on Halloween night, and they can enjoy themselves,” says English teacher, Alison Jussaume

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