PTO’s free popsicle day returns

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After seeing a tent and table set up by the 7000 snack bar, students spent the morning whispering about what was occurring. To everyone’s pleasant surprise, the PTO hosted a free popsicle day. 

“We (the PTO) are supplying free popsicles to all the kids – seventh graders through seniors – during lunch just as an extra surprise for them,” PTO member Rhonda Lewis said. “It’s something free and something fun.”

Students agree with Mrs. Lewis, saying they enjoy free popsicle day because it brightens their day. “I think that free popsicles are great. It’s like a mini reward after a stressful day,” sophomore Zoe Obanu said. Sophomore Ana Moreno added that the popsicles were “fire.”

Overall, free popsicle day served as a fun break and pre-Halloween festivity. Thank you to the PTA for providing us a sweet treat. 

For Free Popsicle Day, students gathered outside the 7000 to get their icy treat. Flavor options included cherry, grape, orange and blue raspberry. (Photo/Zoe Horwitz)

Zoe Horwitz, a sophomore at American Heritage, returns to the Patriot Post for her second year as the new Sports Editor. Besides reading and writing, Zoe spends her time playing with her dog or tutoring younger students through Learn with Peers, a non-profit organization she helped found in 2020. During her freshman year, Zoe co-founded FALIA (Food Allergy/Intolerance Awareness) at school, a club that advocates for those with food allergies. Zoe also plays lacrosse, as she plays for a club team and American Heritage girls varsity lacrosse team. Zoe is very excited to be contributing to the Patriot Post.