Gone fishin' was the sign up at Pershing Middle School on a recent Saturday as the Papas of Pershing Students (POPS) and the local Elks Lodge held a day of fishing and family fun at nearby Lake Murray.
More than 60
students, parents/guardians, staff members and volunteers attended the
event, which was designed to bring the community together for a day of
"The fishing was optional, but it was a great way for the
Pershing POPS and the whole Pershing family to have a wonderful
experience," said Principal Sarah Sullivan. "We very much appreciate all
the work of the POPS dads to put this together and the support of Elks
Club 168, whose members donated and helped serve the food. And another
thanks goes to Squidco, which sponsored the fishing derby and provided
For more information about POPS, contact Vice Principal Francisco Santos at firstname.lastname@example.org.