3rd Grade, 2nd Place
by Bristol Bennett,
Washington Park Elementary School (Jasper County)
One day in Walton Elementary School there was a girl named Emma. One day at school, she was at her desk reading a book, when she saw a chair move. So Emma thought that somebody moved it with their foot. But later that same day in art class, Emma was painting and when she went to get more paint, she saw a paintbrush get picked up. Emma thought she was seeing things. But when she opened her eyes, the paintbrush wasn’t there. When Emma saw that, then ‘she knew she was dreaming. But when she got home, her little twin siblings thought it would be funny to dress up as clowns to scare her. And when she went to her room, her little siblings jumped out and said,” Boo! Emma screamed in fright! She chased them all around the house until she got tired. The next day at school she asked her friend Lily” did you see anything weird going on yesterday? But Lily said no why? But Emma didn’t answer.
But for the rest of the day, she was still wondering if it was all a dream or was it actually real. But when she went to bed, she had a dream about that there was a ghost at her school. But she still didn’t believe that there was a ghost. So the next day, she was going to class when she heard something break. On the intercom, they said a window shattered so somebody will be coming to fix it. For the time being, be careful going by the gym. But when she heard that she knew something wasn’t right. After class, she went to music class and when she heard a door shut she screamed in fear! When the teachers heard her scream they rushed her to the counselor. Then when Emma told the counselor what happened, she said, you’re probably just dreaming. But the next day, she was walking down the hall, when she heard a voice behind her, but nobody was there. Then she knew what she thought all along. Her school was haunted!