There’s a house on the corner of Hallowville Street.

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Twas the night before Halloween,

The Man in the Black Hood


As night raced into the sky, Sky was playing with his red toy car.

The Forest


“Why is a squirrel holding a bone?” Lea asked herself in her head. It was October 31, Halloween. Lea hated Halloween. She hated that you had to dress up, she hated candy, and she hated being scared. Lea didn’t like that you had to be someone you’re not on Halloween – she liked herself the way she was.



Jason is a 10-year-old boy who LOVED scary things, especially Halloween. One day, Jason went to summer camp with his best friend in Nevada. When he got there, it went well for a week, but then weird things began to happen.

Los Altos 7-year-old wins award after award

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Second-grader Ellary Day Szyndlar has won awards at regional and national dance competitions.

For many students, summer is a relaxing, rejuvenating period after a hard year’s work – but not for 7-year-old Ellary Day Szyndlar.

Throughout the summer, the Los Altos resident participated in several regional and national dance competitions, winning awards at nearly every one.


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