The History of Trick-or-Treating

The History of Trick-or-Treating

Braylin Martin, Staff

October 31, 2018


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Every Halloween night, children dress up as their favorite pop-culture characters and walk from house to house in their neighborhoods to get candy from their fellow neighbors by saying, "Trick-or-Treat." Although this has been an American tradition for years, this tradition began in the early 9th century...

The True Story Behind Springville’s Finest, Warren “Coach” House

Gaines, Staff

October 31, 2018


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The following tale you are about to read is for comedic purpose and is to be taken that way. Albeit, the following tale is also a collection of local legends surrounding the real legend himself.  For the purpose of Halloween spirit, I will share with you the most infamous tale among my grade and many...

Coach Easterwood

Callie, Staff

October 31, 2018


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At any given moment, when you enter the classroom of the St. Clair County softball Coach of the Year, you will be overwhelmed by an unspeakable energy that could only accompany Coach Easterwood.

The End of an Era

Gracen, Staff

October 31, 2018


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Many people say, "Every good thing comes to an end." Well, this year's seniors are approaching the end of what some people may call the best time of their life. High school is filled with many activities, friendships that last a lifetime, and memories that will never fade. I asked several of our Springville...

The Top 4 Haunted Attractions in North Alabama

Anna, Staff

October 31, 2018


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Happy Halloween! For the past month, people have enjoyed multiple Halloween activities such as pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hayrides, finding costumes, trick-or-treating and, last but not least, haunted houses. Alabama offers many haunted attractions across the state that vary in different amounts o...

Treats on Main

Laurel, staff

October 31, 2018


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Every year, Springville hosts its annual Treats on Main. For this event, Main Street is shut down and local business owners get ready for trick-or -treaters. In addition to local business owners, as of last year, others who wish to participate, such as churches or other organizations, can. This festive...

How to have a healthier Halloween

Olivia, staff

October 31, 2018


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One of the most anticipated Halloween traditions is the night where kids of all ages dress up in their favorite costume and go door to door Trick-or-Treating for buckets and buckets of candy. With this almost endless supply of candy, comes sugar highs and cavities. In order to prevent these from occurring, here are...

Backstory of popular horror movies

Tyler, News

October 31, 2018


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Horror movies are great whether you need some adrenaline in you or whether you want to just celebrate Halloween by watching a scary movie. When people make a movie it is sometimes based on something that has happened before, like Friday the 13th. Although they deny that it was based on true events, ...

Favorite Halloween Candy

Aaron, Staff

October 31, 2018


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Its now considered spooky season and that means trick-or-treating is coming. Now, personally, my favorite Halloween candy is Spooky Suckers. They come in multiple flavors like strawberry and green apple. I asked the students in Springville to let me know what their favorite Halloween candy is. I asked...

Fall Break

October 22, 2018


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Fall Break is the week where Springville locals start to notice a change from the usual hot humid air to cooler, arid weather. However, this years fall break wardrobe was t-shirts, shorts, and flip flops. Our first day of fall break the high was 88 degrees, with Tuesday being 84 degrees. On Wednesday...

Favorite Halloween Movie

Sarah G., staff

October 17, 2018


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Feeling a little spooky today? Well, no more because the students at SHS will tell us what their favorite Halloween movie is. Whether it's Hocus Pocus or the Nightmare Before Christmas, these movies will get you into the Halloween spirit this year or you will be eaten alive by a zombie [just kidding]. Garrett...

Mrs. Toles’s Class

Braylin, Staff

October 17, 2018


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One of the most interesting classes here at Springville High School is the special education class taught by Mrs. Toles. She is in fact the mother of former Miss Springville Mikaylah Dugans. I asked her questions about this class, and she gave me some unknown facts about her class that many people...

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