Friday, June 12, 2009

Vampire Rumors at Elementary School

The Daily Herald [Everett, WA]
11 June 2009

Lake Stevens school quells vampire rumors

By Kaitlin Manry
Herald Writer

LAKE STEVENS -- Lake Stevens school administrators want to drive a stake through rumors that vampires -- or children making believe they were undead -- abducted and bit two Mount Pilchuck Elementary School students. [...]

[Apparently the rumors started after a seventh-grade girl hugged a fifth-grade boy.]

KOMO News [Seattle, WA]
11 June 2009

Vampire rumors haunt Lake Stevens

By Theron Zahn

[Although school district officials say there is no evidence the girl bit him, the boy's mother insists there were marks on his forehead "that looked like they could be from her teeth."]