Taking A Break

For over thirty years, the Mystery Theater has been a part of the Seed’s annual Halloween carnival.  It began in the 1980s as a production put on by Seed staff to entertain carnival attendees.  Dozens of staff have participated in all phases of the production, including script writing, acting, choreography, set design, costumes, music management, . . . Read More

Hanging Out with the Monsters

When the carnival starts next Friday night, you won’t see me right away.  I’ll be hanging out backstage with the monsters.  You see, for the past 31 years, I’ve been one of the Mystery Theater players.  We’re a dedicated band of hooligans (also Seed staff members) who enjoy making people laugh.   The Mystery Theater . . . Read More

It’s Carnival Season

There are few traditions as well established as our annual Halloween carnival.  It’s a labor of love by many people in our Seed village, and it happens close to the beginning of the new school year.  For new families, it can seem like information overload.  I’m writing this to highlight a few components of the . . . Read More

Carnival…Seed Style

It’s carnival week.  We’re in the throes of a truly exciting time at the Seed.  Many, many people have been, and continue to be, hard at work putting it all together.  Parents and grandparents are baking treats, stirring up chili, and purchasing kid-friendly drinks.  Our highly efficient APA team has been steadily assembling silent auction . . . Read More

Zombie Love

Without fail, the same thing occurs between our September teacher work day and the annual Seed Halloween carnival.  Regardless of who’s on the staff, it happens every year.   It involves wacky costumes, glasses with noses, ridiculous jokes, creativity, and imagination.  It’s a tradition that dates back to circa 1986, called the Mystery Theater.  Started by Mike . . . Read More

Primed for Halloween

Since early summer, preparations for this week have been underway.  Our APA coordinators have been hustling up raffle prizes, printing tickets, ordering food, lining up bounce houses, posting messages on Facebook and asking parents to sign up for committee shifts.  Monday afternoon’s activity level in the office confirmed what the calendar indicates, this Friday is . . . Read More