A Halloween Performance Helping Our Community


As Halloween approaches, it is time for children to go trick-or-treating for candy, but there are still many children who do not have a stable source of food. However, one East Hall’s programs are remembering these children and making their Halloween special with a canned food drive on October 31st  in the Performing Arts Center by performing a Halloween show. 


The Viking Vision Theater Group is putting on their 2nd Annual Halloween show for Trick or Treat so Kids Can Eat food drive to receive canned food donations for children in need. Their show will be on Halloween day during the second, third, fourth, fifth, and seventh period. To watch this show, you must bring a donation of at least two canned food items to watch the show, but it is very encouraging to bring as many as you can to help the children in need. The theater interacts a lot with the students in East Hall and should see this show as a success. All donations will then be sent to the Salvation Army Food Drive to then be distributed to the many children that this drive will help. 


This performance is completely led by East Hall’s student theater group. Maura Ostrander, a junior and Vice President of the VVTG troop, is taking the lead in running this event and despite all the stress from it she is happy to be able to provide this great opportunity to help the many children in need. Along with help from Cameron Jordan, the theater director’s son, Maura wrote, directed, and held auditions for the show to be to happen. Maura is very excited for this show that will provide a great opportunity to those less fortunate in the community.


Many East Hall students recognize the good that the theater group is doing with their show and are excited to be able to help and watch a great show. Vanessa Chanon, a junior, says,


“It’s really cool that they’re doing this and I’m definitely gonna go see the show and bring canned food for the drive.”


Other clubs in our school have gained inspiration from what the Viking Theater Group is doing. National Honor Society President and Senior Representative, Cindy Argueta, a senior, has also thought of running a food drive for her club to get food to those who need it. She says,


“I really like the idea they have and I hope to be able to do a food drive as well for NHS. It’s good seeing how, with help from the school’s students, you can really do a lot and provide food to people who go hungry. It’s an opportunity I think all clubs should try out, and I am really glad to see the theater do so well with it.” 


Make sure to make Halloween special for everyone by bringing two canned food items to help out a great cause and support our Viking Vision Theater Group and the good they do for our community on October 31st.