Academy Chatter: What is the weirdest dream you’ve ever had?

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Clare Ravizza, sophomore: “I’m not sure if this counts, but freshman year Mrs. Brown dreamt that Ben Weber and I got married.”

Olivia Escalante Ortiz, sophomore: “I was getting chased by ET and I thought I could outsmart him by going into Lambeau Field. Somehow, I ended up on the boardwalk downtown. I thought he was going to kill me, so I jumped into the water and then I woke up.”

Maig McHugh, sophomore: “A day or two after I got my license, I had a dream that I was on a ramp going on to Highway 72, and I drove straight off the bridge into the water.”

Jenn Cluckey, sophomore: “It was right after I saw The Little Mermaid for the first time, and I had a nightmare that Ursula came into my room and had my entire family in her tentacles. She then was telling me that I was the only one that could save them. It was very scary.”

Hannah Ciriacks, sophomore: “The basement of my house was gone and turned into a forest, and I shot one Bigfoot but then another one came and ate me.”

Claire Loritz, senior: “I was in the jungle with my oldest sister and we climbed a tree. A snake came and bit her, and I said, ‘Why did you have to kill the good sister?!’  I was not on good terms with everyone in my family at the time.”

Lily Schumacher, sophomore: “My mom was knitting a sweater and I was sitting around in front of the fire in my living room when all of a sudden a little Chewbacca appeared that looked like a toy. My mom started to like it more than me and I stormed off into a ski resort where everyone was wearing 80s ski clothes. The Chewbacca turned out to be evil and pushed me off a cliff, to which an old classmate’s mom said, ‘It’s okay, honey, there’s stairs.’”

Kaylee Schill, freshman: “I dreamt that I was on my boat at my cottage and that I fell into the water and the cute dock boys saved me.”

Michael Heide, sophomore: “I dreamt that I was on a playground, and Oprah came and shot me.”

Regan Umentum, sophomore: “One time I dreamt that me and Kimmy, my cousin, went to California and met two Calvin Klein model-boy cousins.”

Courtney Tilkens, freshman: “I one time dreamt that I was in a driving lesson and I drove over the bridge and everyone in the car died.”

Olivia VandenElzen, freshman: “I was on a river rapids ride at Lego Land and Lady Gaga threw a shoe at me.”

Sam Drake, freshman: “One time I dreamed that a ton of people threw me off a bridge, but then it wasn’t real like Inception but then Ronald Reagan tried to kick me in my sleep.”

Matthew Kini, sophomore: “I had a dream that Cruella Deville chased me around my house and tried to kiss me.”

Jake Gryboski, freshman: “I was heading towards the light and then Nick Koehler smacked me out of the sky with his huge legs.”

TJ Burke, sophomore: “I thought I witnessed a volcano growing out of the ground but then I woke up.”

Hannah Zehms, freshman: “I had a dream that my dog grew wings and flew me around town.”

Josey McClain, sophomore: “I was in California and I was in the ocean with sharks and we started having a disco party with all the other fish.”

Emily Agen, sophomore: “This one time I had a dream where I went to this restaurant and before you could sit down at the table they would scare you by throwing a live fish at you.”

Delaney Butterfield, sophomore: “I don’t remember most of my dreams.”

Hannah Dercks, sophomore: “I had a dream that I was in Narnia when I was about eight. It was after I watched the movie a bunch of times one day when I was younger.”

Lauren Hummel, sophomore: “There was a giant in my basement.”

Andrew Lampereur, sophomore: “I had this reoccurring dream when I was little, and I was with my parents at a camp. There were evil people there who would turn my parents into trees. I never saved them, and I always died.”

Danielle Lippert, sophomore: “When I was little, I had a dream that giant ants were attacking. One was eating me so I asked my mom for help. She said she’d help after she finished reading her article.”

Deidre Bellmore, sophomore: “My brother got eaten by the snake from Harry Potter.”

Ben Lelinski, sophomore: “I was chased around by a frozen burrito until I was saved by a dog who could walk on two legs.”

Claire Sievert, sophomore: “I once had a dream that an evil witch somehow shapeshifted into an ugly, old, scary hag, and I couldn’t tell which one was my real mom. It was actually really frightening because they looked so similar, and one bad choice would lead to my death if I chose the witch.’

Andrew Grusen, sophomore: “I had the falling dream once but instead of waking up just before hitting the ground, I hit the ground and after a few seconds then I woke up.”

Katie Romes, sophomore: “Madi Polack was in it, and it was just weird.”

Allison Rakers, sophomore: “I was a purple elephant that ruled the world.”

Rebecca DeBoer, sophomore: “I’m sneezing for four hours.”

Olivia Allen, sophomore: “My grandma pushed me up a giant hill in a shopping cart, and when it fell and hit the ground, I woke up.”


Kiki Kussow, sophomore: “That I was Mr. Masarik for a day.”

Kate Sullivan, sophomore: “That I had pet spiders.”

Maddie Reitz, sophomore: “I once had a dream about owning hundreds and hundreds of puppies, and I lived in a mansion with Dylan O’Brien.”

Meghan Yakel, sophomore: “My family went road tripping, and we ran over a cow in the middle of the highway.”

Jack Allen, sophomore: “I was batman’s sidekick.”

Charlie Lemkuil, sophomore: “I was in a never-ending room for about an hour.”

Grace Shaw, sophomore: “Madi Polack murdered me for eating her sushi.”

Ashley Laskowski, sophomore: “Flying chickens were chasing me.”

Laken Anderson, sophomore: “That I was half wheel barrow.”

Trudy Quidzinski, sophomore: “I thought I was married to Justin Bieber.”