Local Students Trick-or-Treat at the White House

Halloween at the White House

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hosted a trick-or-treat for local kids at the White House Saturday, according to the White House press office.

Halloween at the White House, will take place at the North Portico, which will be lit orange for the occassion. The Marine Band will play Halloween music, and actors from Washington-area theaters will be in costume, the White House said. Chantilly, Va.-based Veggy Art will provide carving demonstrations.  

The Obamas plan to provide the trick-or-treaters with White House M&Ms, White House Sweet Dough Butter Cookies, and a dried fruit mix, according to the White House.

The local children are from the following elementary schools:

DC Public Schools

  • Truesdell Elementary
  • Walker-Jones Elementary
  • Stanton Elementary
  • Achievement Prep Academy

Virginia Public Schools

  • Abingdon Elementary
  • Arlington Science Focus Elementary
  • Barcroft Elementary
  • Barrett Elementary
  • Campbell Elementary
  • Key Elementary
  • Belmont Elementary
  • Mary Williams Elementary

Maryland Public Schools

  • Mary B. Neal Elementary School
  • Concord Elementary
  • Rogers Heights Elementary
  • Montgomery Knolls Elementary
  • Highland View Elementary

Children from military families and the Boys and Girls Club of America also will be in attendance, the White House said.

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