MY TAKE: What’s the greatest pumpkin you’ve ever carved?

I used to be obsessed with Paris, so my dad and I made this really cool Eiffel Tower one. 
— Megan Lawson, 8th gradeI used to be obsessed with Paris, so my dad and I made this really cool Eiffel Tower one. <strong>— Megan Lawson, 8th grade</strong>

We asked students at Van Antwerp Middle School: “What’s the greatest pumpkin you’ve ever carved?” This is what they said.
Photos by Rebecca Isenhart

I used to be obsessed with Paris, so my dad and I made this really cool Eiffel Tower one.  — Megan Lawson, 8th grade

I used to be obsessed with Paris, so my dad and I made this really cool Eiffel Tower one.
— Megan Lawson, 8th grade

Whenever we try to carve pumpkins it makes a mess, so we decorate cakes instead. Last year we did spiders.  Kamryn Almas, 8th grade

Whenever we try to carve pumpkins it makes a mess, so we decorate cakes instead. Last year we did spiders.
— Kamryn Almas, 8th grade

The coolest pumpkin I ever carved was a scary face, and I painted on it.  — Andrew Kosovskiy, 6th Grade

The coolest pumpkin I ever carved was a scary face, and I painted on it.
— Andrew Kosovskiy, 6th Grade

About the Author

Rebecca Isenhart
Rebecca Isenhart is the reporter/writer for Your Niskayuna, presented by the Daily Gazette of Schenectady.