For kids, the evening of dress up, candy, and ghosts and goblins is a major cause for excitement. We asked the fourth-graders in Gregg Thompson’s class at Glenridge Elementary School in Clayton about their plans:

I am going to be Ariel, like I was last Halloween. I am hoping to get at least one full bucket, and I hope I get a Kit-Kat because it is one of my favorite types of candy.


I’m going to be a minion from Despicable Me. I’m really looking forward to spending time with my friends. I’m also looking forward to going sugar-high from so much candy. I can’t wait for Halloween!


My plans for Halloween are to go out with my friends and go around a few blocks and go back home, sort the candy and eat the candy. I will go on Wellington and Oxford to trick-or-treat, but I might go farther than that. 


For Halloween, I want to be a demon, so me and my friends will be related. She is a devil and I’m a demon. I am hoping to get bucket-fulls of candy and play with my puppy afterwards.


I’m so happy Halloween is on its way. I’m going to be a cheerleader with my best friend. If I had to estimate how much candy I will get it is most likely going to be 100 – 200 pieces. I just hope it is not cold.


My plans for Halloween are a family party where my whole family dresses up and we all hang out together every year. We do it at my aunt’s house or at another family member’s place.


For Halloween, I’m going to be a LaLaLoopsy.


My plans for Halloween are going around the neighborhood. I’m am probably going to go on all the streets. I’m going to wear a skeleton with a scary mask. I hope to get a lot of Hershey bars – my favorite!


I want to be a person that is holding his head in his arm. I am thinking of coming to Clayton to trick-or-treat and I will go to see my favorite teacher, Mrs. Engel. I might eat a lot of candy or a little.


My plan for Halloween is about 150 pieces of candy and a creepy costume like Boba Fett. I want people to pretty much creep out when they see me. My plan is an awesome Halloween with friends, although I think I’m too old for candy.


For Halloween, I am either going to be a biker or a UNSC Halo Spartan or a Marine. I usually go out with my friends while my sisters go out with their friends.


I am going to call my friends over then we will start trick-or-treating. After eating one or two pieces of candy, we will eat cookies and milk then say goodbye and go to bed.


On Halloween, I am going to have fun with friends and family. I am looking forward to the candy and costumes. I will trick-or-treat around my school district.


My plans for Halloween are to collect about 150 to 170 pieces of candy because I have never collected that amount. I also plan to be a demon because last year I was a demon. If not, I’m going to be a mythical creature from Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.


For Halloween, I want to be a vampire, but then I also want to be a cheerleader. I’m trick-or-treating with my best friend and we want to be the same thing. Maybe we can be vampire cheerleaders.


My plans for Halloween are to be something very scary, but I don’t know what it will be yet. I want to visit a house that has really big candy bars. Twix Bars are my favorite candy bar.


I might be someone from Temple Run. I’m planning to have at least a hundred pieces of candy. My sister might be someone from Temple Run, too. I’m planning to end at midnight.


Our family doesn’t celebrate Halloween so instead we pick out any movie we want to watch. I’m looking forward to the movies so much I race to the computer because I’m afraid my brother will reach it first. I don’t race my sister because she has her own computer.


I’m planning on going to Chesterfield for Halloween. I’m probably going to go with my friends from school. My favorite candy is probably Crunch. Last year, I got three handfuls of candy from one place!


My plans for Halloween are to wear a zombie costume. I will go to all the houses in my neighborhood and will bring a big bag to put all my candy in.


I plan to be Ace Ventura from the mental hospital scene in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. I expect to get a lot of candy. I hope to receive a lot of hard Jolly Ranchers.


I am going to be a soccer player for Halloween because I love soccer. I’m going to trick-or-treat with my friend. We haven’t thought of which road to go on, but I’m thinking her street, maybe.


My plans for Halloween are to dress as a hobo with a cardboard box that says, “donations here.” I hope to get a lot of Nerds candy while trick-or-treating with my best friend. But what I really hope to find is a bat!