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Senior Maya Orey chats with her kindergarten buddy.

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.
Spice up your pumpkins this halloween with these three pumpkin ideas.

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.
WHAT YOU NEED: 
A small sized pumpkin (able to fit in a container), nail polish, a kebab stick and water-proof sized container.

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...

WHAT YOU NEED: 
A pumpkin of any size, medical gauze, a hot glue gun and some black and white felt.

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...

WHAT YOU NEED: 
Pumpkin (any size), pumpkin saw, something to scoop the inside of the pumpkin with, and a sharpie.

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...

Senior Aria Bryan helps her kindergarten partner carve into his pumpkin.

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...

Seniors and kindergartners listen for directions before beginning. This year's pumpkins were slightly larger than previous years'.

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.

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