Thursday, November 6, 2008

Halloween Stories

Enjoy reading our Halloween stories! Please comment about story elements that you like. We have been working on creating a story with a problem that gets solved. Look for places where we used specific nouns. Look for high level vocabulary words!

Whitney and the Black Cat
By Taylor S.

One spooky Halloween when Whitney the witch was looking in her spell book, CoCo the rude black cat, was thinking of a plan to run away. She wanted black yarn from the witch's friend, Lucy. CoCo loved to play with yarn.

One hour later the cat was gone! When Whitney saw that CoCo was gone, she started to cry. Whitney went looking up and down the streets, but didn't find her anywhere.

Whitney took a look in CoCo's room. She peeked into her bed, but didn't find her there. Meanwhile, the witch thought to herself, "I will cast a spell on the cat to make her come home."

A short while later, CoCo came back! Just after they got home, they put on their shiny, purple, ghost costumes and went trick-or-treating on their block.

The Sleeping Baby
By Lexi

One spooky Halloween night, Angela took off her costume to show who she really was...a witch! Just then, a toddler named Stephany raced in to see her grandma who was downstairs.

"AH!" shrieked the toddler. "MY GRANDMA IS A WITCH!"

"It's okay!" Angela said calmly. "I'm a good witch, not a bad one!" To prove it, she took her on a broom ride. The street dazzled with shiny costumes, bright lights, and brilliant banners. It was so calm, that Stephany fell asleep! Angela tried to give her a piece of pizza to wake her up. It didn't work! She gave her a piece of candy to wake her up. That didn't work either! Finally, she had an idea. She put a spell on an apple!

"Ikity, bibity, bobity, boo, this specific apple will wake up you!" she belted as she waved her hands around the apple and the child.

Just then, she heard a sound... Stephany had woken up! They celebrated with the pumpkin who lived next door, the skeleton who lived across the street, and Angela's sister, who always loved her sister. Since they had a terrific day, they all went to bed!

The Hero Pumpkin
By Sean

"They are coming!" cried Bob the Pumpkin!

"Who is coming?" asked Frank, the other pumpkin.

"The joke-telling scarecrows are coming! They are having a joke exhibition at the graveyard!" screamed Bob. The two pumpkins decided to go to the graveyard because they they wanted a good laugh.

When they got to the graveyard, they saw a group of children laughing their heads off.

"What is so funny?" Frank whispered.

"I don't know. I can't hear the jokes," replied Bob. The two pumpkins walked closer to the joke-telling scarecrows. One of the scarecrow named Tom was the funniest. One of his jokes was: Knock, Knock. Who's there? Boo. Boo, who? Why are you crying?

The pumpkins laughed when they heard Tom's joke.

Meanwhile, the other scarecrows were telling bad jokes. Tom made all the children laugh, but the children's ears were hurt by the bad scarecrows' jokes.

Frank said, "Those scarecrows are just robots." He quickly pulled the rags off the robots. Frank reprogrammed the robots to tell funny jokes. Frank was a hero.

The Little Witch
By Chloe

One day at the mall a girl named Wendy was looking for a costume. She found the perfect costume, and it was a witch costume. After she went home, she immediately tried on her costume, but she couldn't get it off! Luckily it came with powers. For example, there was a magic wand that could do anything.

The next day Wendy went to the pet store. She saw a puppy and wanted to buy it.

"Wow a puppy! I'll name you Oscar!" Wendy said joyfully. By accident, she turned Oscar into a black cat!

"Black cat!" Mom said, freaked out. I heard a THUMP! THUMP! THUMP! coming from downstairs. It was Oscar!

"Come here good boy," she said. Wendy read on the box that she got with her costume and it said SPELL BOOK INCLUDED!

Wendy took out the book and read the spell. "Aabra ka zoo," Wendy said as Oscar turned back to a dog.

It was Halloween and time for trick-or-treating! She saw all her friends and they laughed and teased her when they saw her costume. Wendy got so frustrated she turned them into mice!

"Squeak! Squeak!" went her friends, and she turned herself into a cat. She then duplicated herself and chased them home. She put them into cages and said, "You won't remember a thing!"

Two weeks later, Wendy knew all the spells, but she wasn't a professional witch yet. By Hanukkah, Wendy decided she would be a witch forever!
The Candy Vampire
By Matthew

Every Halloween night, there is a vampire named Draccy. Draccy always steals the candy from trick-or-treaters. This year there was a scarecrow named Scarry. Last year, Scarry saw Draccy stealing candy from a boy and Scarry decided that he would put a stop to it. Scarry didn't like when there was no more candy for kids or for himself. This year he was going to catch the vampire.

On Halloween night Draccy saw Scarry and got scared. Scarry took him to jail. The police said that if he promised to be good, they would let him go. He became good because he wanted to be free. So now he never stole candy ever again.

A Fun Halloween
By Shane F.

"It's one more day until Halloween!" Boo said. At school, he dreamed about Halloween all day.

The next day, Boo was so happy. But, one thing he was afraid of was that pumpkin house. It was slimy, creepy, and smelled rotten. It had ghosts, big black spiders, spooky vampires, scary skeletons, and harsh black cats in it. Everyone hated that house.

Boo went to Toys 'R' Us and bought a ghost outfit. It was white, with skeleton bones on the front."I look cool!" Boo yelled.

At night, he went trick-or-treating. It was fun. He went to the last house. The last house was the pumpkin house. Boo rang the doorbell. A ghost popped out and grabbed Boo!

"Help me!" Boo cried. "I have a plan," Boo whispered to himself. Boo remembered he had a bottle of fake blood, and he put it on his face. When the ghost saw his face, he flew away.

It was a fun Halloween.

The Candy Kitty
By Taylor G.

"It is Halloween night!" said Katie.

"Are you ready?" asked Taylor.

"Ya," said Katie.

"Ok, let me get my black cat, Ruggy," said Taylor. Ruggy was a fat, black cat with green eyes and a curly tail. Taylor came downstairs and they were ready to go trick-or-treating.

An hour later they were at the last house. There was one candy left. "Who is going to have the candy ?" asked Katie.

"I don't know?" replied Taylor. "Maybe I should ask Ruggy?"

"Flying Kitty!" screamed Ruggy as he flew through the air. Ruggy had jumped up in the air, grabbed the candy, and ate it!

The girls laughed and had a terrific Halloween!
The Unfortunate Halloween
By James

Knock, knock. "Trick-or-treat!"

It was Halloween and Ray, a black cat, felt very unfortunate because Halloween had come again. Every Halloween Ray would be trapped by a gooey ghost. The ghost had a boss. Her name was Miss Broomstick Witch Head. Of course, Miss Broomstick Witch Head was not very bright.
Ray started walking across a dark black fence, when POOF. Ray was gone. Ray had landed in the ghost's lab behind bars. Ray started a conversation with the ghost.

"So what's your plan this time?" Ray asked.

"Well, since you're behind bars I'll tell you. I want to cook you into an unappetizing Halloween stew and share it with my ghostly friends," the ghost announced.

"Cats don't go well in stew," Ray cried, chewing on the metal bars of the cage.

"Not if they have carrots and celery," the ghost said in a slimy way. "Well, the water is done. Are you ready?"

The ghost yelped now tasting his boiling water.

"Ready to cook you!" Ray yelled. Ray had broken free from the cage and put the ghost into the soup! Now the ghost was cooked into soup.

Ray got home and there was no ghost trap ever again. Now maybe Ray could enjoy a shadowy and twinkling Halloween.

Halloween Olympics
By Shane J.

One Halloween a ghost said, "Let's have a Halloween Olympics!" All the scary things like ghosts, skeletons, and vampires wanted to watch. The skeleton's name was Skolts, the ghost's name was Ghoster, and the vampire's name was Vincent.

The first contest was rotten dodge pumpkin!

"Ready, set, go. Looks like Ghoster chucked a pumpkin at Skolts!" yelled the announcer. "He is hit! It looks like Vincent is going to hit Ghoster with a pumpkin. He is hit! The winner is Vincent!"

The next contest was speed diving. "The first person is Skolts and here he goes!" yelled the announcer. "It looks like he is going 50 MPH and he slams the water. The next person is Vincent. There he goes and he hit 90 MPH! A new record. Let's see if Ghoster can beat his record. Here he goes and he hits 160 MPH! The winner is Ghoster."

"The last contest is archery," said the announcer. "First person is Vincent. Here he goes and he gets a five. The next contestant is Skolts. He firers and he hits 10! The next person is Ghoster, and he firers a bull's eye! The winner is Ghoste!"

The winner of the Halloween Olympics is Ghoster, but most of all they had a great time.
The Mean Witch
By Emily

On one of the nights before Halloween, a werewolf named Bob and a ghost named Joe were trying on their costumes. Bob got a gorilla and Joe got a skeleton. Then they went to their old house in the Pine Tree Woods and hung up their costumes. After that they went to their magic wizard's cave on a tall mountain and got out a magic wand that was very powerful.

Suddenly a very mean witch who wanted the powerful wand swooped in on her magic broom and took the wand. She took it to her cave on top of Mount Everest. Quickly Bob and Joe dashed to their magic ball to see what she was doing with the wand.

"She is making chocolate milk," said Bob.

"I love chocolate milk!" yelled Joe.

"Joe, we have a bigger problem because we lost a magic wand that is very powerful!" said Bob.

"What is a wand?" asked Joe.

"I'll tell you after we get the wand," said Bob.

"Okay!" said Joe.

Then Bob had an idea."Let's sneak into the witch's cave in our costumes and take the wand!"

So they tried it, but they got caught because Joe had stepped in something gooey and howled like a banchi.

"I have an idea!"screeched Joe.

"Really?" shrieked Bob suprisingly.

"Yeah!"said Joe. "We can make magic cheese!"

"Okay!" said Bob."I will go get my wand!"

"Me too," said Joe.

BOOM! "Magic cheese!"roared Joe. "I'll eat the cheese because when you eat it the wand comes back to you. It is glowing, and it smells sweet!" said Bob.

"Okay!" said Joe. GULP! Bob had swallowed the cheese before Joe started talking again. "It tastes scrumptious!" yelped Bob.


"The wand is back!" they said together.

Then they threw it in a black hole and everything was back to normal.

The Vampire
By Marcus

A vampire named Juney bit a little boy on his right arm. The little boy turned into a good vampire. Juney was a lonely vampire, but now he had a little vampire to play with.

The Evil Vampire
By Kyle

Once there was an evil vampire that lived in a haunted house. One spooky night, the children in the neighborhood tried to trick-or-treat, but there was no candy. The candy was all gone because the evil vampire was taking all the candy from every house. Everybody was so mad that they were going to demand that the evil vampire give back the candy.

The neighborhood children decided to be brave and go to the vampire's haunted house. They knocked on the door, but no one answered. The evil vampire did not answer because he was in the attic eating the candy and did not hear the knock on the door.

All the children decided to yell a message to the evil vampire hoping he would hear them and come out. They yelled, "EVIL VAMPIRE, COME OUT AND BRING THE CANDY AND STOP BEING A COWARD!"

The evil vampire went to the attic window to see who was yelling. When the children saw the evil vampire at the window, they started yelling, "CANDY STEALER, CANDY STEALER, CANDY STEALER!"

The evil vampire started feeling distressed. Not just because the children were yelling at him, but also because he was getting a bad stomach ache from eating so much candy. He told the children to stop yelling and to wait at the front door. He went downstairs and met them at the door. He invited all the children inside so he could share the candy with them. Having all that candy for himself would just make him sick. He apologized to the neighborhood children for taking all the candy. All the children were surprised. They decided the evil vampire was not so evil after all.

Crazy Halloween Day

By Behyan

There once was a world you cannot imagine in the future with a population of 200,000,000,000 people, all of them ready for Halloween night parties and festivities. There will be going to be lots of candies, costumes, fireworks, and lots of scary decorations.

In that world lived a nasty creature named Albert the Zombie Ninja. He had a Ferrari, a black belt, a secret underground laboratory, and a candy-eating problem.

One day he was walking to his lab, and when he went in, he saw Alvin the Zombie dude. Alvin had anger issues, a Mohawk, and an electric skateboard.

Albert walked into the lab and bumped into Alvin.
“Ah!” Albert said.
“Hey dude, can I borrow your Ferrari?” asked Alvin.
“Sure, just be careful and don’t scratch it!” said Alvin. “Here are the keys.”
Then Albert went to the bathroom. When he came out he went to check on Alvin, when he looked outside. Alvin was not there, but the car was.
“He must have left,” Albert said to himself. “Wait, if he’s gone, why is the car still here?”
Albert set out to find him.
Albert looked in his backyard. He wasn’t there.

Next, he checked in his Ferrari to see if Alvin was in there. He wasn’t there either.

Then he remembered how much Alvin loved candy. Albert checked in his basement where he was keeping the Halloween candy for the 200,000,000,000 trick-or-treaters. He saw Alvin sitting in the candy barrel eating, just finishing the last of the candy.

Albert asked Alvin why he ate all the candy.

“How are we going to get more candy for the trick-or-treaters?” asked Albert.
“Um, I don’t know,” said Alvin.

So, they started searching around the house for stuff to fill the candy bowl. They found peanut shells, packets of ketchup and mustard, raw eggs, bubble gum and chopped up carrots, broccoli and cherry tomatoes. They were so happy with their finds and they thought the kids would love them. When the kids started trick-or-treating, Alvin and Albert started to hand out the goodies, but, the kids did not look so happy.

When all the kids got home, they went right to the dumpster and threw everything out, except the gum.

Alvin and Albert thought the kids were so happy. “Let’s do that again next year!” said Alvin.


  1. This is one of the best blogs I have ever seen!

  2. Dear Taylor S.,

    The class loved your details, especially when you said CoCo was rude.

    We liked how the problem of the lost cat got solved with the spell.

    Mrs. Yollis' class

  3. Dear Taylor S.,

    We really enjoyed your spooky Halloween story.

    The best part was how you described in detail the action of the story.

    We especially liked how you told the story of a witch who cast a spell that resulted in a happy ending with CoCO returning home.

    Love always,

    Mom and Dad

  4. Dear writers,

    I was very impressed with the adjectives and other details that you used in your stories. It really helps the reader to get a good picture in their minds of the characters and settings that you are creating.

    I also liked how all of the stories had a happy feeling to them, even if they were in a Halloween theme. I don't really like being scared when I read. Some people really like scary stories, but not me!

    Great work everyone.

    Mrs. Harding

  5. Dear Chloe,
    I loved how you named an actual spell instead of saying, "a spell." I loved your story!

    Your friend,

  6. Wow, what great stories. Mrs. Yollis has such a smart and creative class. Shane what a wonderful story. We are so proud of all your hard work in class.
    Mom & Dad

  7. Dear Writers,
    I enjoyed reading all the stories. They were interesting and showed great imagination. The descriptive adjectives added so much to the writing! Your words really painted a picture for me.

    Thanks for sharing!
    Mrs. Pfau

  8. Dear Shane F.,

    I loved how you used details in your story, especially when you said the pumpkin house was slimy and creepy!


    Matthew Huntington

  9. Dear Matthew,

    We really enjoyed your Halloween story about Draccy and Scarry. I liked the fact that your story had a beginning, middle and end. Keep up the good work! We are having a lot of fun reading everyone's blogs.



  10. Great job to Mrs. Yollis and her class. I like the stories. They have much detail, nice imagery, humor, and originality. You guys ROCK!!!!!!!
    :- )

  11. Way to go authors of Room 12!

    Your Halloween stories are amazing! Every one of you used adjectives and specific nouns that really helped me create a picture in my mind.

    In addition, your use of transitions made it easy for me to follow how each problem was solved.

    I also loved the way you created dialogue for your characters. I could hear the emotion in their voices.

    To those of you I have known since first and second grade, I am extremely proud of how you have grown as writers.

    To everyone, keep up the good work.

    I am looking forward to reading your next writing pieces!

    Mrs. Levenson

  12. Dear Mrs. Yollis' Class,

    I loved reading all of your stories. They are so creative and fun. The colorful adjectives you used helped paint a picture in my mind. Keep up the good work!

    Jessica L.

  13. Dear Sean,
    I liked when you said "laughing their heads off" instead of justed laughed. I liked how you said that Tom's funniest joke was the Knock Knock Joke. I really loved your story.
    Your Friend,
    Shane F

  14. Dear Matthew,
    I really liked the names that you gave your vampire and scarecrow. I enjoyed reading it.
    Your Friend,
    Shane F

  15. Dear Sean;
    I loved your creativity in your story! Those Pumpkins must have had really fast legs. I am glad the scarecrows changed to tell funny jokes in the end.
    Love You,

  16. Dear Mrs Yollis;
    Thanks for taking the time to have these blogs. The Halloween stories were great! We are so lucky to have such a fun and creative teacher for our children.
    Thanks Again;

  17. In the story The Sleeping Baby I liked how paragraph two was so descriptive that I could picture the scene in my head.

    Sean I liked your choice of words..exhibition and reprogrammed.Also the way your problem was solved.

  18. Wow! That is AWESOME!

  19. Dear Marcus,

    I love your Halloween story.

    It is great that Juney has a friend to play with and doesn't have to be lonely anymore.

    Good job Marcus:-)

    Mrs. Levenson

  20. Dear Mrs.Yollis's class,
    Thank you for the great blog!

    From your pal,

  21. Mrs. Yollis Class,
    I love your Blog! Mrs. Yollis and I are in the same class for our Master's Degree.
    The incorporation of the digital camera is fabulous for showcasing your work.
    In January,I will be teaching a class (to teachers)on Blogging, I plan to use your blog of an example of a classroom blog.
    My classroom also has a blog but it is different from your"s here is the URL
    Keep up the great work!
    Happy Holidays!

  22. Dear Sean,

    In your story I loved the joke he told. I know that joke too! I also love that he saved the day! What was your favorite part?

    Taylor S.

  23. Dear Taylor S.,

    I loved how you used adjectives like black yarn not just yarn. That painted a better picture for me. I have a question for you, does lucy have a cat that likes yarn too or did she just have some yarn lying around? Keep up the good work!

    Best Regards,

  24. Dear Marcus,

    Did the boy feel the hard, scary bite? I love that the bats were friends! Great job on your story!

    Taylor S.

  25. Dear Shane F.

    When Boo said,"I look cool," I think he was acting like the ugly step sisters! I love your story so much, it's awesome. The funny part was that Boo went to Toy R Us!

    Taylor S. :-)

  26. Dear Class,

    Thanks for the nice comments to me! I like all of your stories too!

    Taylor S.  


  27. Dear Taylor G,
    I love how you said "She jumped into the air grabbed it, then ate it." I loved your story.

    Shane F:)

  28. Dear Mrs. Harding,

    I was so esctatic when I saw that you commented(the principal of our school)on our fantastic blog.


  29. Hi! My name is Amelia Bumpers and I am a student in EDM310 at the University of South Alabama. Behyan, I really enjoyed your story! Very detailed and interesting. I would be like Alvin and eat all the candy before the trick-or-treaters came. On Halloween night, I have to hide all the candy from myself so I won't eat it before I can hand it out. But I think I would skip that house from now on if I was the trick-or-treaters.

  30. @ Amelia Bumpers,

    Thanks so much for such a lovely comment! I'm happy that so many of these stories live on through the comment section.

    This post is the very first post I ever published on the blog. We just celebrated the blog's third birthday! The archive provides lots of variety for readers!

    Good luck with your studies!

    Mrs. Y♥llis

  31. Hi! My name is Lauren and I am an EDM 310 student at the University of South Alabama. Lexi, I loved your story "The Sleeping Baby". It was so interesting and the style of writing was great! I really enjoyed your use of many different types of punctuation; it made the story even better. Keep up the good work!

  32. Hi, my name is Sarah and I am in EDM310 at The University of South Alabama. I read "The Sleeping Baby" by Lexi. This story was so cute. It was very well written and had a good plot.

    My favorite part about your story was how the baby kept falling asleep. Babies tend to fall asleep when there not supposed to. I also liked how they had to put a spell on an apple and feed it to the baby to get it to stay awake.

    Keep up the good work!

    *I will be talking about this comment on my blog.

  33. Hey Shane and fellow classmates,

    Your story was very clever. I loved the description of the pumpkin house and all of the spooky things inside. I also love how sly Boo was when he tricked the ghost! How ironic that something as scary as a ghost would be afraid of a little fake blood. Great job!

    Mary B. (an EDM 310 student at the University of South Alabama)

  34. Hello to Mrs. Yollis' Class.
    I am a student in EDM 310 at the University of South Alabama. I love your class blog!. I just read "Crazy Halloween Day" by Behyan. It is very detailed and creative.I was impressed with the dialog in the story. The characters, Alvin and Albert, reminded me of a video that some parents created the day after Halloween this year. They told their children that they "had eaten all of the Halloween candy" and captured the reaction on video.Imagine that! I found it hilarious. Maybe you will too. Alvin and Albert, probably caused quite a bit of crying the day after Halloween. Keep up the creative writing. I look forward to reading more. Thank you for the post.

  35. Hello Sean,
    My name is Christopher Reindl and I am a student in EDM310 at the University of South Alabama. I really enjoyed reading your story "The Hero Pumpkin" about two pumpkins, and some unfunny robot scarecrows. When I read it I could see the events unfolding in front of my eyes. You truly know how to write a good story. I thank you for your work in Mrs. Yollis' Class. I look forward to seeing what you come up with next.
    Christopher Reindl

  36. Taylor S.

    My name is Angela Pitts, and I am a student in EDM 310 at the University of South Alabama. I enjoyed reading your story about Whitney and her cat. Coco sounds like a determined cat. She must really like to play with yarn. My cat, Kate, likes to play with yarn, too. I'm glad Whitney was able to find a spell to bring Coco back home, so they could go trick-or-treating. What is the next adventure for Whitney and her cat?

    Keep me posted,

  37. Hello Shane!!!

    My name is KaShondra Rudolph. I am an EDM310 student from the University of South Alabama and I must say, I really enjoyed your story, A Fun Halloween. My favorite part of the story was the idea of putting blood on your face. Now that was an amazing idea. I also had a very fun Halloween. Even though I did not dress up, I was able to chaperoned a few kids that really enjoyed themselves. When I see kids smile, it make me so happy.

    Keep up the great writing.

  38. Dear Shane,
    Hello! My name is Kristie McNair and I am an EDM310 student at the University of South Alabama. I read your story Halloween Olympics, and I thought it was great! I thought it was very funny that all of those scary things decided to play those games. My favorite was the rotten pumpkin dodging. Did Ghoster get a gold medal for winning the Halloween Olympics? I have a daughter who is in the 3rd grade, and she also likes to write stories. I am going to let her read these. Good job, Shane. You are a great writer!

  39. Hey Kyle!

    My name is Gretchen McPherson, a student in EDM 310 at University of South Alabama. Kyle, I must say, your short story was written really well! I can tell that you write with passion and much forethought; you use descriptive words well, and I could picture the characters and their actions as I read each word! Your story reminded me a little of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas", and I love that show!
    Did you go trick or treating this year? What did you dress up as? Did you get a bellyache from all the candy you got? It's fun to get to dress up and get free candy! Boy, do I miss Halloween as a grown-up! Keep up the good work in your writing-I will be perusing your blog again! Thanks Kyle!


  40. Taylor G.
    My name is Jessica Sanders and I am an EDM310 student at the University of South Alabama. I loved your story about the candy kitty. Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, and it made me miss being able to dress up and go trick-or-treating. I also liked how the cat ended up with the last piece of candy! You are such a great writer. Keep up the great work!

  41. Dear Sean,
    I am a student in EDM310 at the University of South Alabama. I really enjoyed reading your story. I thought you did a really great job. Frank really was a hero, because nobody likes to hear a bad joke.

  42. Hi, my name is LeeAnn and I am in EDM310 at The University of South Alabama. I read "The Candy Kitty" by Taylor G.
    I really loved it. I found the story to be really cute. I liked the part about the kitty jumping to get candy.

  43. Hey class, my name is David Armstrong and I am in EDM 310 at the University of South Alabama. First of all I want to say that I love all of your stories. The whole class blog is a lot of fun to read. Thank you all for sharing. You are a very talented group of kids. Chloe, I read your Halloween story and really enjoyed it. I would not like to be stuck in a costume at all, even if it came with the benefit of spells. I would love to fly on a broom thought! Great story. Keep up the great work class!

  44. Dear Shane J.,
    My name is Larry McMillan. I'm a student in EDM 310 at the University of South Alabama. I enjoyed reading your post. Honestly I would have been going for the werewolf. For Halloween I dressed up like a werewolf. Mrs. Yollis this class blog is very entertaining to read thank you.

  45. Hi my name is Autumn and I am also in EDM310 at the University of South Alabama. I read The Unfortunate Halloween by James. I loved that Ray defeated the gooey ghost and was able to enjoy Halloween in the future. I enjoyed reading the story and look forward to following more post from Mrs. Yollis' class. Thank you for sharing.

  46. Sean,
    Hi, my name is Charlie, and I am a student at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. I am in a class called EDM 310. Your story “The Hero Pumpkin” was very interesting. You are a great storyteller, and the story was full of humor and creativity. I enjoyed reading your story and it really put me in the sprit of fall. I hope you have a great week!

  47. Dear Matthew,

    My name is Adrienne Babb and I am a student in Dr. Strange's EDM310 class at the University of South Alabama. I read your story, "The Candy Vampire" and I really enjoyed it. I appreciated your message about standing up to bullies. Draccy did the right thing by changing his bullying ways. Great job on the story and keep up the good work.

    Adrienne Babb

  48. Hello everyone,

    I'm also a student in EDM 310 at the University of South Alabama. Emily, I just read your story "The Mean Witch." I like the characters, Joe and Bob. Joe made me laugh while Bob seemed to be the sensible one. I'm glad they had the magic cheese and were able to get the wand back before the mean witch used it for something bad. Great story. Keep up the good work!

  49. Kyle,
    I just read your great story, "The Evil Vampire". It was great that the vampire did not turn out to be so evil after all. I hope you continue writting stories now, you are obviously extremely creative. Keep up the good work!
    University of South Alabama

  50. Hello Marcus,
    I am a student in EDM 310 at the University of South Alabama. I really enjoyed reading your story. You did a great job. The part I enjoyed the most in your story was Juney finally had a friend. Keep up the good work.

  51. James, My name is Rachel Saucier and I am a student at the University of South Alabama. I just finished reading your unfortunate Halloween story, which I found to be very entertaining. You did a great job at including details into your story which always helps keep the reader interested. I was excited to find out that Ray was able to escape the ghost before he was made into stew! I hope you had a fun Halloween. You are doing a great job with your blogging, keep up all of the good work!

  52. Hello Mrs. Yollis! I am a current student in EDM310 at the University of South Alabama. I have to say first off that I love your class blog. I am commenting in regards to The Vampire by Marcus. Marcus had a great idea about the vampire. It is so cute that the vampire just wanted a friend. They were not bad vampires! Your class has done a great job! It was so much fun looking at your blog.

  53. Matthew,
    I read your story, "The Candy Vampire," and enjoyed it quite a lot! Who knew that scarecrows had talents other than...scaring crows! I also thought the moral of your story was well thought out and meaningful. Great job, and I hope you keep writing!


  54. Mrs. Yollis,

    I just visited your blog and it has come a long way! I am so proud of you and your class for receiving such great awards. Wow I can't believe its been five years! Continue doing a great job :)

    Taylor S. ( one of you first bloggers )

  55. Dear Mrs. Yollis,

    I can not believe I just left you class five days a go, and this is one of your first posts. I was only three when you started this blog, and my sister was one.

    I wonder what teacher I will get next year? Hopefully, I get Mrs. Webber.

    What teacher do you think I will get next year?


    1. Dear Chance,

      Yes, this blog has a few years under its belt!

      I am not sure who you will get next year in fourth grade. All of the teachers are wonderful, and I know you will excel where ever you are!

      I hope you continue to blog. It is a great way to practice writing and a fun way for us to stay in touch!

      Your proud former teacher,
      Mrs. Y♥llis


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