The sound echoed through the near-empty hallways. It was ...the theme from Scooby Doo.
"Lalalalala ....lalala," the little boy sang loudly and somewhat off key.
Since school had just started and the halls were nearly empty, he had excellent acoustics. He smiled.
His mother, however, appeared somewhat mortified. "Shhhh," she whispered to her young son as she hustled him out the door. "You need to be quiet!"
The boy stopped singing for a minute to explain.
"I can't, mom," he said. "This is too great a day not to sing."