The old Dodge City High School was built sometime during the 1800s. While it is known that the school is haunted by ghosts, the reason for the haunting has been tainted by legends and lies, making it difficult to uncover the history of the paranormal at the school. There are several different spirits that reside at the Dodge City High School, not all of them friendly.
Mission Bottom, an old Native American school, was built along the outskirts of Wetumka, Oklahoma. Around 12:00 AM every night, a mysterious light navigates the top floor; the light could not be humanly produced, as the second floor was demolished several years ago.
The Craven-Wilson Dorm of Lon Morris College is believed to be haunted by a female spirit who resides with whoever is living in the dorm at the time. Her identity is believed to be former dorm director Ms. Brown who lost her life to cancer before her term was over; she is believed to haunt the place in order to complete her rightful term.
The Burns High School’s library is haunted by unknown ghosts who shake the walls and shelves, throwing the books to the ground.
Cooks at the Arapahoe Middle School’s cafeteria have been witness to most of the paranormal activity that happens around the area. Items have been thrown around, sounds have been heard coming from the basement, and conversations between invisible people occur in the gym.
The University of Wyoming’s Knight Hall is haunted by unknown spirits who wail at night. In the southern end of the west wing, a young Native American girl has been seen sitting down, only to disappear. Ghost faces can be seen in the windows, peering out into the realm of the living. In the basement, the sound of beating drums can be heard, even though no one is there.
Heck/Quaw Elementary School is believed to be haunted by the founder, who allegedly died in the bell tower. Several students have reported seeing his apparition there.
During the construction of Hanshew Middle School, a little girl was killed by one of the machines. Now she haunts the school by roaming through its halls. She seemingly only comes out during the early morning and late at night.
Saint John’s Catholic School’s rectory was haunted by the ghost of Sister Irenita, a nun who died in 1931. For five years following her death, both students and nuns alike saw her spirit every night. Her appearances occurred up until a special mass was held in order to put her to rest. Vandals dug up her coffin and exposed her corpse, which Monsignor Cullen of the parish said was in perfect condition, being soft to the touch, even despite the fact she had been buried for over five years and had a tree root break into her coffin.
The Washington Elementary School is haunted by the ghost of a 13-year-old boy who walks around in the halls at night. Other activity includes cold spots, the sound of knocking, and scratching sounds, even when no one is around. It is unknown how the boy died, or if he is the only spirit at the school.
A boy named Donny died of carbon monoxide poisoning at the Excelsior Springs Middle School, where he was also buried. It is said that if you walk into the school’s gym at 2:30 (unknown whether it is AM or PM), you will see an apparition of Donny playing his guitar.
The Chi Omega Sorority House in Bowling Green State University is believed to be haunted by a pledge from the 1940s or 1950s that was killed by the train on the railroad tracks. Not much is known about this haunting.