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1 Washington DC May 28-30, 2014 Stony Brook School

2 Why Washington, DC? / Connects to the 8 th grade curriculum / Engaging learning opportunity / Students gain an appreciation for our nation’s heritage / Significant ‘End of Year’ experience / Connects to the 8 th grade curriculum / Engaging learning opportunity / Students gain an appreciation for our nation’s heritage / Significant ‘End of Year’ experience “Tell me & I forget, teach me & I remember, involve me & I learn” – Benjamin Franklin

3 What the Trip Includes Professional Tour Company – 30 years experience Transportation by airplane to and from Manchester or Boston to DC airports Motor coach transportation between Westford and airport and all during stay in DC 3 days FULL itinerary: museum admission, photo at the Capitol, and evening activities 2 nights hotel stay Night security at the hotel All meals covered Experienced tour guides throughout the trip

4 All 8th grade students are eligible We encourage: Students who are looking for an educational experience Enthusiastic, cooperative students Who Can Go?

5 The trip is a PRIVILEGE, not a RIGHT Students must maintain positive behavior and academic standards throughout the school year Contract must be signed by student and parent(s) DUE TO THE OFFICE: October 16

6 Safety Policies - Students will be chaperoned in groups of Security officers are provided in the hotel and will alert chaperones to any problem(s) at night. - School Nurse will be on the trip. Students who exhibit inappropriate behavior may be sent home at the parent’s expense.

7 Students are assigned per room Every effort is made to room students with at least one friend No co-ed rooms or floors Rooms assigned later in the year Students are assigned per room Every effort is made to room students with at least one friend No co-ed rooms or floors Rooms assigned later in the year Room Selection

8 Dress Code Policy No low cut shirts or shirts with inappropriate writing No clothing with holes or tears NOTE: IT WILL BE HOT IN MAY! Wear walking shoes or sneakers Bring raingear Dress is comfortable and within school dress code policy Shorts must be appropriate length No spaghetti straps or tank tops

9 Financial Considerations… Financial Considerations…  All finances will be handled by Capital Tours  Refunds and cancellations are according to Capital Tours’ policies  Trip insurance available at extra cost  Financial Assistance applications are available  Encourage your child to help!

10 Additional Details & Info … Ron Cormier from Capital Tours is here tonight to answer your questions. You will receive an Information Packet tonight. Final details will be provided at a mandatory parent meeting in May Questions may be directed to: Mrs. Blake- Weber, Mrs. Craig, Ms. Campbell or directly to Capital Tours.

11 Washington DC May 28-30, 2014 Stony Brook School

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