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Crestwood’s characters cast a spell

It was one of the coldest Halloweens in memory for St. Louis last week, but many students across the Lindbergh and Mehlville school districts had already tricked and treated at their schools’ trunk or treats. At the Crestwood Elementary trunk or treat, above, students Sasha Bucherich, Mia Bucherich, Ansley Stiening, Phoebe Kent, Cecilia Chace and Grace Leitner attended as gymnast Simone Biles, Maleficent and the Descendants, among other luminaries.

November 6, 2019

It was one of the coldest Halloweens in memory for St. Louis last week, but many students across the Lindbergh and Mehlville school districts had already tricked and treated at their schools’ trunk or treats. At the Crestwood Elementary trunk or treat, above, students Sasha Bucherich, Mia Bucher...

Hallow-queens reign at South County trunk or treats

Blades Elementary Trunk or Treat

October 31, 2019

The Oct. 25 Blades Elementary trunk or treat saw an array of costumes this year, from a ‘mad scientist’ to a teacher’s Aladdin-themed family to the regal costumes of Ella Hassler and Madison Geiger, above. The annual trunk or treat had better weather than is expected for the official night of ...

It’s Halloween time

It’s Halloween time

October 31, 2018

A misty rain didn’t deter anyone as Blades Elementary students brought the tricks and a lineup of cars brought the treats to the school’s annual Trunk or Treat last week. Students dressed up as ghouls, ghosts, witches, chimpanzees, firefighters and princesses, and parents decorated their cars a...

Spirits of Sappington House ‘return from the dead’ with help from Webster University students

October 11, 2018

Members of the public can see the spirits of Sappington House brought to life in the windows of Historic Sappington House Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13. Webster University students created the special-effect specters for the windows under the instruction of Associate Professor Aaron AuBuchon. “W...

Sperreng Middle School students dress up to celebrate $10,000 in parent donations

Sperreng Middle School students dress up to celebrate $10,000 in parent donations

November 11, 2017

Sperreng Middle School students had a rare opportunity to dress up for Halloween this year, thanks to the overwhelming generosity of their parents. Earlier this fall, the Sperreng Parent Teacher Organization challenged parents to donate $10,000 in seven days during the school’s direct donation campaign,...

Oakville Elementary gets into Halloween spirit

Oakville Elementary gets into Halloween spirit

November 3, 2017

Students, parents and staff at Oakville Elementary School got into the Halloween spirit at the school’s Monster Mash and Trunk or Treat despite some pretty nippy temperatures Friday night. Above, OES Principal Chad Dickemper looks a tad concerned as he’s confronted by some scary characters. The...

Police hand out Halloween treats at South County Center, precincts

Police hand out Halloween treats at South County Center, precincts

October 31, 2017

Officers from the St. Louis County Police Department will be handing out candy and glowsticks in south county tonight as well as doing costume safety checks around the county. Police say they expect the Halloween Safety Center at South County Center to be particularly busy. Officers at the Affton Southwest...

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