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APS Students Trick-or-Treat at the White House

by ARLnow.com October 31, 2011 at 2:35 pm 4,590 11 Comments

Over the weekend, 300 lucky Arlington elementary school students got a chance to trick-or-treat at an address that most kids could only dream of visiting some day: 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Students from Abingdon, Arlington Science Focus, Campbell, Barrett, Barcroft and Key elementary schools went trick-or-treating at the White House on Saturday night. Students — including the two Key Elementary students pictured — were handed Halloween treats from none other than the President and Mrs. Obama themselves.

Photo courtesy Arlington Public Schools

  • JimPB

    Sunday morning one of the children who “tricked and treated” at the White House was heard telling a friend about the previous evening’s event: “There was this fellow handing out treats who looked like President Obama.”

    • CW

      Wow, he (the child) obviously did not read his briefing memo!

    • Tabby

      Aw, that’s cute.

  • mmm candy!

    any word on what candy the potus was handing out? i cry wasteful government spending if it was the full sized ones.

    • TGEoA

      Even worse. They handed out fruit.

  • CW

    A yahoo! article today said that the First Lady stuck to the healthy route, going with granola or something, but is that a Twinkie I spy in the President’s basket?

    • Tabby

      Looks like it.

      The box on the left with the Presidential seal = M&Ms

      I have some from the Bush years when I went to some event with a WH employee.

  • KalashniKEV

    Looks like they’re about to give away his presidential smokes!

    (WH Playing cards actually)

    • Tabby

      Those are the M&Ms.

  • anotherlocal

    SO. JEALOUS.

  • BoredHouseWife

    My oldest and I got to go two years ago. It was awesome!

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