Trunk 'r Treat
Friday, October 27
5:45 - 8:00 PM

All registration is online!  Register, via the school app, website, or links with the e-bulletin and e-letter.  Register by Friday, Oct. 20.  $5 / Car, $7 / Pizza, $3 Late Reg. Fee.

Celebrate Halloween in a fun and safe environment at the school’s Trunk ‘r Treat’s an all-outdoor tailgate party where kids trick-or-treat from car to car.  Enjoy DJ music, pizzas, and a photo booth.  The center zone of the parking lot will be open for mingling, dancing, and play.  
Contests: We can’t wait to see your wonderful costumes! Prizes will be award for:

  • Most Creative Costume
  • Most Humorous Costume
  • Cute & Sweet Award (girls)
  • Great Guys Costume (boys)
  • Best Tiny Tot Costume

Cars: Dress up your car for the season with decorations, a harvest theme, or anything creative (but not creepy). Prize categories:

  • Top Tailgate
  • Terrific Traditional Halloween
  • Crazy Car
  • Over the Top

Optional: Remember, it’s always considered optional to decorate your car. Please just come and have fun!
Cost Issues? Purchasing candy for 175- 200 kids can feel costly. If this raises a financial issue for your family, please contact chairperson, Jamie Hoover by Oct. 23 to receive a donation of candy to serve. All requests are confidential.
Professional Photo Booth: Visit our photo booth and have a fun family Halloween photo taken by a professional photographer! Receive your complimentary printed photo to take home.
New Parking Procedures This Year!
ALL CARS will enter through Des Peres Park - either off Manchester or Ballas (past the 3 school entrances).  Parking will be by grade level.  Please indicate which grade you would like to park by when you arrive.  We will not be assigning specific parking spaces this year.  Parking will be first come, first served that evening by grade level.  
Arrival: When you drive in, you’ll receive your parking instructions and pizza coupons. Be sure to arrive before the parking lot closes! The gym will remain unlocked for bathrooms.
Costume Parade: Trunk ‘r Treat festivities begin with a costume parade where kids will march around the parking lot. Cheer all the kids on as they parade by. Our costume judges will be looking for unique costumes!
Popcorn & Pizza: Complimentary fresh popped popcorn will be served outside, along with your pizza order.
Fright-Free: Trunk ‘r Treat is a fun and fright-free zone so please be especially mindful that over 70% of the kids coming are age ten and under. Please choose costumes, props and masks that aren’t scary or gory.
Questions? Contact chairpersons Jamie Hoover (call/text 314-374-3550; or Amory Richards (314-440-9173;

  • Candy for about 175-200 kids; 
  • Lawn chairs and tray/table to serve your candy, or set your pizza
  • Appropriate costumes
  • Flashlight, camera
  • Decorations for your car (optional)


  • 5:45 - 6:15 - Arrive in parking lot, get settled
  • 6:15 - Parking lot barricaded
  • 6:15 - Late arrivals please walk over from Des Peres Park
  • 6:30 - Costume Parade
  • 6:40 - Let the trick-or-treating begin!
  • 6:40 - Pizzas served
  • 7:30 - Prize winners announced/awarded
  • 8:00 - Parking lot re-opened for car movement (wait for announcement)