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Seniors reminisce on lower school days with pumpkin carving tradition

Seniors reminisce on lower school days with pumpkin carving tradition

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

November 1, 2018

Seniors continue pumpkin carving tradition and look back at the traditions' roots.

Carve out the creativity this October

Carve out the creativity this October

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

October 27, 2017

Pumpkin carving can be a ton of fun in the fall, but these three methods offer a new twist on the old tradition.

Marbled Pumpkin

Marbled Pumpkin

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

October 25, 2017

Fill your container three-fourths full of water, and add a drop of nail polish, letting it sit on top and not mixing it in. Then, add more drops of nail polishes, preferably different colors, to the center of the original drop. You can add as much nail polish as you want, and as many different colors as you...

Mummy Pumpkin

Mummy Pumpkin

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

October 25, 2017

The first thing you want to do is put a dab of hot glue at the top of the pumpkin near the base of the stem. Then take your medical gauze, stick it to the hot glue until it dries, and start wrapping the gauze around the pumpkin. Once you cover the entire pumpkin, glue the end down with another dab o...

Classic Jack-O-Lantern

Classic Jack-O-Lantern

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

October 25, 2017

First, trace a face onto your pumpkin with a sharpie, and then a circle around your stem. You can make whatever design you want for the face, just be sure that you don’t make anything too complicated otherwise it’ll be hard to cut out. Using the pumpkin saw (or a serrated knife), cut out the stem ...

Seniors carry on a smashing tradition

Seniors carry on a smashing tradition

Lucy Li, Online Editor in Chief and Print Managing Editor

November 18, 2013

Pumpkin seeds fly into the air as kindergartners attempt to scoop out the insides of their pumpkins with their senior partners. Around 50 seniors on Oct. 28 drove to the Lower School to help out with the annual kindergarten pumpkin carving tradition, which has been in place for roughly 15 years. Senior...

Gallery: Seniors participate in pumpkin carving tradition at Lower School

Gallery: Seniors participate in pumpkin carving tradition at Lower School

Lucy Li, Online Editor in Chief and Print Managing Editor

November 4, 2013

Around 50 seniors drove to the Lower School to help kindergartners carve pumpkins on Oct. 4. Check out the full story under the News section on rubiconline.