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2 Cool 4 (the Last Day of) School

At last, the hallowed day has arrived - the final bell signaling the mass exodus from the hallowed halls of learning. Who knows how much learning actually happens in there, but that’s a topic for a different blog! Today, backpacks are slung over shoulders with unbridled glee, and pencils cast aside in favor of beach balls or whatever the “hip kidz” play with these days.

As the doors fly open and students come spilling out, buzzing with talk of sprinkler-splashed days and evenings unshackled from the classroom, where do we think the best celebrations commence? The undisputed epicenter of frozen happiness: Suzy's Swirl!

Imagine the scene: a nice stampede of youths, their spirits as light as the yogurt itself, descending upon Lake Bluff’s candy-coated promised land! No more draconian lunchroom policies or classroom dessert rationings. Today, their cups shall runneth over the flavors, sauces, and toppings they love!

The topping bar will be a whirlwind of activity, as each summer reveler crafts their ideal cups. Will they construct a nice kaleidascope of crushed cookies and gummy bears? A compound of fruity slices and rainbow sprinkles? Or perhaps a decadent chocolate monument, aptly combining rivers of hot fudge and peanut butter magnificence? (This would obviously be the best option.) The possibilities are as endless as the summer evenings ahead.

And we mustn't forget the pièce de résistance - the swirls themselves. Tangy and tart for the purists, or dark and nutty for the chocolate-enjoyers. Whether you crave the sunny zest of citrus, the rich allure of chocolate, or the exotic escape of tropical fruits, your wildest frosty dreams are within reach.

So let the final school bell be the herald to a season of tasteful swirly shenanigans! No more waiting until 3:15 for the bell to ring and the bus to pull in before the friend group can meet up at Suzy’s. This summer, your only homework is to treat yourself to the most finely-crafted, personally perfected yogurt masterworks your heart desires. Class is officially dismissed - let the swirling celebration begin!

"What I remember most about high school are the memories I created with my friends."

– J. J. Watt


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