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StatesmanJournal.com 9A Kids ABOUT SJ KIDS SJ Kids is a weekly writing assignment for youths of all ages ponsored by the Statesman Journal. Day so I have to see my parents kissing. Jacob Dillard, Grade 5, Cummings Iwould give up Halloween because scary and you could die because of a zombie or Frankenstein. Jocelyn Martinez, Grade 5, Cummings Iwould give up Super Bowl Sunday because I watch football. Jonathon Ripple, Grade 5, Cummings Iwould give up St.

Day because green is a crime color. Emma Graven, Grade 5, Cummings Day because I want to get shot with arrow! Matthew Earl, Grade 5, Cummings Iwould give up Super Bowl Sunday because on Halloween I get lots of candy and it is my birthday. Adrian Ojeda, Grade 4, Washington Ichoose Halloween because always past my bedtime. 9:30 and Iget cranky when I wake up. Soleil Gonzalez, Grade 4, Washington It would be Halloween because they only give you candy and I like it.

Anahi Hernandez, Grade 4, Washington It would be St. Day because people can pinch you if you wear green. Kaitlyn Bellinger, Grade 4, Washington Iwould give up St. Day because all people do is wear green and pinch other people. Lizzy Daniels, Grade 1, Sumpter Iwould give up Day because the thought of all that lovey dovey stuff makes me gag.

Tanner McVicker, Grade 6, Stephens The special day I would pick is St. Day because I really like getting pinched all day and I am not a big fan of green! Anesia Ainam, Grade 6, Stephens Iwould give up Super Bowl Sunday because my dad gets really loud! Javier Solis Sanchez, Grade 6, Stephens Iwould give up St. Day because you get candy on Halloween and Day, you get unlimited chips and hot wings on Super Bowl Sunday, and what do you get on St. Day? Pinched. Wrylee Harden, Grade 6, Stephens Iwould get rid of Super Bowl Sunday because everybody wastes so much money on food.

And then they wonder why they are overweight. Rachel Burbank, Grade 6, Stephens Iwould give up St. Day because I like getting pinched. Logan Criswell, Grade 5, Scott Iwould give up Super Bowl Sunday ecause it is not fun for me. Haylee Romero, Grade 5, Scott Iwould give up St.

Day because I like the others. Mason Schneider, Grade 2, Salem Academy Iwould give up Day because I am not going to give up he Super Bowl! Carter Bee, Grade 2, Salem Academy Iwould give up Super Bowl Sunday because I know what holiday that is. Stella Duman, Grade 2, Salem Academy Giving up a special day would be an easy choice. The day I would give up is Super Bowl Sunday. Playing football is fun, but watching it is boring! Sophia Thomas, Grade 5, Salem A cademy If I could choose a special day that I had to leave out I would choose St.

Day. The reason is because you get pinched. St. Day ust fun. Parker Eastman, Grade 5, Salem A cademy Icould give up Day because too much mushy stuff and not enough candy! Dylan Cuff, Grade 3, Sacred Heart Aholiday I do not care about is Day because there is too much love and pink hearts and 8 and care.

Sophia Martinez, Grade 3, Sacred Heart It would be Super Bowl Sunday because you get presents. William Schnurbush, Grade 4, Sacred Heart Iwould give up Halloween because it is getting boring and nobody gives good candy anymore. Olivia Traeger, Grade 5, Sacred Heart Iwould give up St. Day because I like green. Nyeelah Brown, Grade 5, Sacred Heart It would be Day because I want to see people kissing in the middle of the road.

Jesus Medina, Grade 5, Queen of Peace Iwould give up St. Day because I always forget to wear green and get pinched. Liam Stanley, Grade 5, Queen of Peace If the 49ers in the Super Bowl, Iwould give up Super Bowl Sunday. Tommy George, Grade 5, Queen of Peace Iwould give up St. Day because leprechauns scare me.

Ben Cupani, Grade 5, Queen of Peace Iwould give up Halloween because the costumes are very scary. Elisha Davison, Grade 5, Queen of Peace Iwould give up Day because of the hearts, the notes, and the lovey dovey stuff. Ryder Story, Grade 5, Myers Iwould give up St. Day because there is nothing fun about little old men running around. Jameson Lowery, Grade 5, Myers Iwould give up St.

Day ecause it gets a little annoying when all of the teachers use Irish accents for the whole day, and they steal all of your chocolate coins. Kira Boehme, Grade 5, Myers Super Bowl Sunday because all my dad watches so we do a nything together. Connor McLain, Grade 5, Myers Iwould give up Day ecause I have one and I stay home and watch Netflix and eat izza and watch sad movies. AJ Ruettgers, Grade 5, Myers St. Day because I always forget to wear green and I get pinched Gavin Nguyen, Grade 5, Morningside Halloween.

I think dumb and has no reason. Becky Jones, Grade 5, Morningside Iwould get rid of Day because all it is about is love! Trinity Schmunk, Grade 5, Morningside Iwould give up on St. Day because I have green clothes. Johnathon Tipton, Grade 5, Morningside Super Bowl Sunday because football is super boring and I would be bored to death. Julia Perlin, Grade 5, Morningside Iwould give up Halloween because I would get too fat if I ate too much candy.

Jake Allen, Grade 4, Keizer Iwould give up St. Day because I hate getting pinched and when I get a four-leaf clover, it turns into bad luck. Ben Allen, Grade 4, Keizer Iwill give up Day because about love and it is dis- usting, especially your parents. Naydalih Cortez, Grade 4, Keizer Iwould give up Super Bowl Sunday because I thought you had to go bowling but it turns out that you have to go to a football game or watch it on TV. Aurora Carpenter, Grade 4, Keizer Iwould give up Day so I have to be lovey dovey to everyone in my class and I get embarrassed in front of people.

Rayla Shepherd, Grade 4, Keizer Iwould get rid of Super Bowl Sunday because the ground shakes from my parents yelling. Colin Grade 6, Judson Iwould give up St. Day because the elves are kinda scary a nd I would hate if Super Bowl Sunday got canceled because I love watching my Seahawks play! Lizette Franco, Grade 6, Judson Iwould give up every one of them xcept for Super Bowl Sunday to see if the Raiders ever make it again. Zack Arnold, Grade 6, Judson If I could up a holiday, I would give up Halloween or Day so I have a big stomach ache the day after. Dara Elkanah, Grade 6, Judson Iwould have to give up St.

Day because I like the surprise of everything being green. just say I like my orange juice orange. Sofiya Zavydovska, Grade 6, Judson If I had to give up a special day I would give up St. Day because leprechauns scare me. Kassidy Ong, Grade 4, Four Corners Iwould give up Super Bowl Sunday because it is so boring and because you have to hear my uncle screaming.

Juan Zaragoza, Grade 4, Four Corners Iwill give up St. Day because I want people to pinch me. Yolani Alvarado Gonzalez, Grade 5, Four Corners Iwould give up Super Bowl Sunday because I do not like football. Daphine Garcia Carrasco, Grade 5, Four Corners Iwould give up Halloween because Halloween is being rude to God. Justin Leach, Grade 4, Eyre If I could choose one of the special days to give up, I would choose St.

Day because I like green. It looks like vomit. Nathan Sweat, Grade 4, Eyre If I had to give up one of these special days, it would be Halloween because I barely ever get any candy. Ericka Jakeo, Grade 4, Eyre Iwould give up Super Bowl Sunday because there is winning and losing involved. Nora Brenden, Grade 4, Eyre Iwould give up St.

Day ecause everything is green. my opinion and I can have my own pinion. Violet Mururi-Bravo, Grade 2, nglewood Super Bowl Sunday because I eally like football. It wastes my time I could spend playing on Sunday. Gabriel Lewis, Grade 2, Englewood Iwould give up St.

Day because not fun. I would replace i with be kind to a friend day. Kaylani Prieto, Grade 2, Englewood Iwould give up Day because I like making cards. I give up St. Day be- ause the leprechauns would come and get me.

Sebastian Collins, Grade 2, Englewood Halloween because too scary. freaky. Eli Rupp, Grade 2, Englewood Iwould give up Super Bowl Sunday because it is football and it is boring. Thaddaeus Lyons, Grade 2, Edwards Day because gross. Avery Russull, Grade 2, Edwards Iwould give up Super Bowl Sunday because that is my least favorite day.

Shayla Brenner, Grade 2, Edwards Iwill choose St. Day. Maelianna Clark, Grade 2, Edwards Day because I do not like making cards. It is boring. Brett Gill, Grade 1, Candalaria Day because not really my favorite holiday and sort of like Halloween, but not as fun.

Grant Gill, Grade 4, Candalaria Would you rather give up Super Bowl Sunday, Halloween, St. Day or UPCOMING QUESTIONS What are the northern lights? (Answers by Oct. 21, publication Oct. 28.) Which would you rather be: a jet pilot, captain of a submarine, a test driver for new cars or a model on a magazine cover? Why? (Answers by Oct. 28, publication Nov.

4) JOIN SJ KIDS Each submission must include the full name, grade and school (or age and city if home schooled). Enter your answer at Statesman Journal.com/SJKidsform email to fax to (503) 399-6706, mail to SJ Kids, Statesman Journal, P.O. Box 13009, Salem, OR 97309-3009 or drop off at the Statesman Journal newsroom, 280 Church St. NE, Salem. More responses: See all 244 responses at StatesmanJournal.com/SJKids..

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