Stories that appeared in the 2006 Theater On The Lake show.
By Joshua S. , 4th Grade, McPherson Elementary
Once in 2015 there was a person named Jenny. She was lazy it was like she was making a competition of who could be the laziest. One time she was laying in bed about to go to sleep when Jenny’s house was lit on fire. Now most people would get up and go. But Jenny said ill deal with that later. So Jenny waited until it got to her room and thats when she called the fire department. They got there just in time and the told her to go out the widow. What Jenny said was ok but can you help me I haven’t gotten up since I was 9 and now I’m 29. So they helped her and now every 3 days a week she either gets up and takes a run or goes to the gym. The End.
By Brandon H , Herzl School of Excellence
Characters: Drift, Palm Tree Tula
D: (driving around and saw someone (Tula) Hi you look lonely, do you wanna be my friend?
T+P: (crying), omg! Yes! I’ve been so lonely since they keep cutting down all my family.
D: why are you sad?
T+P: Because some people want to cut me down to make a mall!
D: I will buy you and water you and take care of you!
T+PT: oh thanks! (sniffles) so very much!
(Drift decides to undig her with materials he got including lots of water & food) (he begins unrooting when he’s almost done he takes a break) The End.
By Alex V, Loyola Park After School Program
Me and George Washington that I don’t want to go to his house. George Washington invites me to his house and he tells me he’s president so I have to listen to him. And he has manners at his house and because he has a bathtub. Why I don’t want to go is because he is president and I don’t want to listen to him and because I don’t want to have manners and because he has a bathtub and I don’t want to go in the bathtub and because he has wooden teeth and a wig and never washes his self. So yeah that’s why I don’t want to go to his house. THE END
By Lola, Loyola Park After School Program
The weirdest thing I ever ate was a sord and then krampus eats Santa and all of a sudden they are in a nursing home. Santa is dead! hAAAAA Krampus isn’t scary he turned into a monster and then Santa turned into a monster. And then the monster, that was Santa was dead! Krampus devoured Santa and then there were in the snow and Krampus… The End.
By Bryelle, Super 7 Girls Program at Willa Cather Elementary School
One day it was a worker name Jerry and Merry. Working on Christmas. And Jerry did not want to work on Christmas. He worked really hard he thought he was leaving at 1:00 but they said he was staying all the way to 6:00 and Merry was happy because they said he was leaving at 1:00. Jerry work really hard scrubbing floors. Merry was scrubbing floors too, after Merry left Jerry ask can he leave too then. The said no, he stop doing what he was supposed to do soon it was 6:00 he did not want to leave but he had to. Because work was over. The end. After Merry left he went home and open his presents. The End.
By Sydnie, 3rd Grade, Poe Classical School
One day there was a man named Skulley but his family called him Skull. Skulley loved karate. He felt like he could fight anybody, even Bruce Lee. Skulley also loved codes and secret messages. Even though Skulley only knew one, and that was 1645VXO. The End.
By Alex and Victoria, Kinzie Elementary School
Characters: Wolf named Buddy. Tiger named Stripe
Setting: North Pole/Christmas
S: Hi! (waving at Buddy)
B: Hi (waving to Stripe)
B: What are we doing today?
S: Let’s go to the North Pole?
B: OK (Agreeing with Stripe)
B: I can’t believe we are at the NORTH POLE! (surprised)
S: OH MY GOSH it’s a reindeer!
D: I have to go bye! (Leaving)
B: NO!! (Jumpin on Dosher)
S: Oh no!
B: Ahhh!!! (falling off of Dasher)
S: I got you! (catching Buddy)
By Mkai, 3rd Grade, Poe Classical School
Dear God, can we have superpowers? It will be so cool. We can have superheroes fighting off criminals faster than police. If we can have superhero families, we can fight off multiple criminals at once. We can have super cool hero names that people will remember and we can return lost things to citizens. We will be so popular that will make for us. If we have powers the world be a better place without criminals. The End.
By Leslie, 5th Grade, Dixon Elementary School
There was once a man who was covered in fire. His eyes blood red his hair looked like cooled magma. The fire king said “Whad do you wanne Bethany” Bethany responded “Please come back home, your family misses you.” The fire king screamed “how am I suppose to come home if I burn every thing I touch” and the he accidentally burned Bethany. The Fire King said “oh no what have I done.” The End.
By Makayla , 2nd Grade, Carter School Of Excellence
Once upon a time there was this crazy hair stylest who cut hair off of people’s hair in her hair as a wig. Then she try to kill the people then she easts the flesh of the people Because she is a werewolf. then the person Becomes a zombie and go eat the other people and they Become zombies too. Then they expire, turn into dust, and creep people out. Then all of them expire. Then it spread all over the world. The End.