Photos: 'Cause this is Thriller: Kids dance to the scary classic

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 31 2012 11:00 a.m. MDT

Sixth- and eighth-graders of The Open Classroom dance to Michael Jackson's song "Thriller" for the school's students and families in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.

Laura Seitz, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Middle-schoolers awakened the "funk of 40,000 years" for Halloween on Wednesday.

About 90 sixth- and eighth-graders danced to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" on the school's playground in their Halloween costumes as part of the school's celebration of the holiday.

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