Category: Scary Stories

Tales From My Haunted School #3

Happy Halloween! In celebration of this momentous holiday, I’m revisiting my old haunted school to round up a new tale. Make sure you check out the first and second blog posts about this hospital-turned-school for all the background. Unlike those first two stories, though, this one happened to me–in the flesh, so to speak. The year…


Tales from My Haunted School #2

Click here to read part 1. After beginning my teaching career in the basement, I was moved up to the third floor the following year.  It might sound like a nice move—getting away from the morgue and the chair-moving ghosts. Rumor had it, though, that if any part of the school was more haunted than…


Oral Text for Cunning Linguists, Halloween Edition

One of my favorite go-to tricks with middle school students is to tell a scary story. Everybody loves a scary story–except for the occasional kid that goes home, has nightmares, and complains to their parent who then calls me very upset. Or perhaps my young cousins, nieces and nephews, but I still insist that four years old is NOT…