Alternatives to typical Halloween activities

Emilys Gil, highlights news magazine contributor

September 14, 2020

With silly costumes, spooky movies and sweet treats, Halloween holds a special place in many people’s hearts. As a result of the social distancing measures mandated to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, highlights has compiled a list of alternative ways to celebrate the holiday. With the assist...

Which Holiday Are You?

Happy holidays to all!

Audrey Simon, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

There are many different holidays that are celebrated over the year. There are the iconic ones that we all love, Christmas, Halloween, New Years etc. There are also the less appreciated ones, St. Valentine's Day, St. Patricks Day, Thanksgiving etc. However, they all bring joy into our hearts whether...

Do Not Get Tricked Into Not Treating This Year

Whether you are nine or 99, trick-or-treating is an essential component of Halloween.

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Trick-or-treating is the classic involving kids and adults dressing up in costume costumes and moving from house to house in hopes of getting a sweet treat and, while parents often take their children trick-or-treating  as their kids get older, the inevitable question arises: are you ever too old to...

Is Halloween Just Another Commercial Holiday?

Many grocery stores and pumpkin patches sell pumpkins throughout the fall season.

Camryn Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

October 19, 2019

Halloween started as an ancient Celtic festival and moved to America in the 19th century before gaining popularity and becoming the second largest commercial holiday, right behind Christmas. Nowadays, is the holiday just a ploy major companies use for money? ' In the past few decades, Halloween has grown into an u...

Halloween Horror Nights 2019: Less Horrific Than Expected

Despite falling short on some aspects of its entertainment factor, Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights is, once again, a successful Halloween festivity.

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Our Rating: B The holiday that people need to get the most creative for is Halloween, making Halloween-themed places very unique every year. Luckily, Universal Studios is always one step ahead. They annually host their "Halloween Horror Nights", where they add new attractions and themes every yea...

Can You Survive Hill House?

Can You Survive Hill House?

Guiliana Garces, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Release Date: Oct. 12, 2018 Director: Mike Flanagan Starring: Michiel Huisman (Steven Crain), Carla Gugino (Olivia Crain),  Henry Thomas (young Hugh Crain), Elizabeth Reaser (Shirley Crain), Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Luke Crain), Kate Siegel (Theodora Crain). MPAA Rating: PG-13 Our Rating: A+ Based o...

Little Cavaliers Put On a Halloween Fashion Show

Little Cavalier modeling Batman costume at the Halloween Fashion Show.

Guiliana Garces, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

The Little Cavaliers preschoolers took over Halloween as they walked the catwalk, showing off their spooky and creative costumes. Each month, the fashion club partners with the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising to organize events.  This month, on Oct. 31, the department organized a short...

Healthy Alternatives for Halloween

Here are some of the options discussed in the article to pass out instead of candy on Halloween.

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Mark Snyder Halloween: America’s favorite fall festivity that revolves around costumes, horror and most importantly, candy. These treats usually pack tons of empty calories and contain no nutritional value. The United States has the highest rate of obesity in the world as 38% of the population and one in every six...

Iconic Vines Come to Life this October

Vines to Recreate this Halloween

Guiliana Garces, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Happy first week of October! Are you already thinking of Halloween costumes before the big day is finally upon us? Deciding what to dress up as on this fun holiday can sometimes be a struggle, but we are here to help. If you need a quick and simple last-minute costume or you really want to get a reaction...

A Night Full of Fright: Best Halloween Movies

Your go to list for the best Halloween films. From cute throwbacks to scary nightmares. Enjoy!

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

fHalloween is quickly approaching and in only a few days it will be time to get into the Halloween spirit. In other words, it's time for a “Spook-tober” marathon of the best Halloween movies available. From cute throwbacks to haunting nightmares, these are the top six movies to get yo...

How To Make a SPOOK-tacular Pumpkin

The Little Farm has a variety of pumpkins to choose from!

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

Calling all ghouls! Are you ready to carve out some good times this hallow's eve? If your answer is yes, then look no further. All the tricks and tips to making a boo-tiful, hauntingly fang-tanstic pumpkin are right here. Just follow these steps and you will cast a spell on anyone who sees your dre...

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice: Fall Activities

The fall season is full of pumpkin inspired foods all can enjoy.

Vanessa Grau, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

When you think of fall, you think of Pumpkin Spice Lattes at Starbucks, Halloween costumes and spending time with family and friends. During the fall season, there's Halloween and Thanksgiving and the anticipation of Christmas and the New Year. There is a wide array of interesting activities to take part in ...

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