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Washington, D.C. March 25, 26, 27 Here We Come! STEPS TO DATE Survey offered to gauge interest Results mixed/not all responded Possibility remains if.

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2 Washington, D.C. March 25, 26, 27 Here We Come!

3 STEPS TO DATE Survey offered to gauge interest Results mixed/not all responded Possibility remains if 150 commit If not, an alternate trip will be planned

4 To Be Eligible… We Expect Positive Attitude towards Academics as shown through effort and work completion Appropriate Behavior Towards All Adherence to School Rules Regular Attendance to School Punctuality to School and to Class

5 ITINERARY DAY1DAY1 6:30 AM LEAVE SWIFT 10 AM, 1 PMREST STOP; TOUR OF HARBOR PLACE; LUNCH-FORT MCHENRY(BAGGED LUNCH) 2:00 pmARRIVE WASHINGTON, D.C. 2:30 PMSMITHSONIAN MUSEUMS 6:00 PM DINNER OUT-VOUCHER PROVIDED 7:00 PMNIGHT TOUR LINCOLN MEMORIAL, VIETNAM MEMORIAL AND KOREAN MEMORIAL 9:30 PM ARRIVE AT HOTEL 11:00 PM LIGHTS OUT

6 ITINERARY DAY2DAY2 7:00 AM UP AND READY! BREAKFAST AT HOTEL 9:00 AMARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY 11:30AMNEWSEUM 1:40 PMTOUR OF US CAPITOL 6:00 PMDINNER AND A SHOW AT KENNEDY CENTER AND ‘SHEAR MADNESS’ 10:30 PMRETURN TO HOTEL 11 PMLIGHTS OUT

7 ITINERARY DAY3DAY3 7 AM UP AND READY! BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL 9:00 AM GROUP PHOTO; TOUR MEMORIALS 11:30 AMMOUNT VERNON/LUNCH 2 PM DEPART FOR HOME DINNER EN ROUTE 9:30 PM ARRIVE BACK AT SWIFT

8 What About Food and Money? (Good Question!) Day 1 Breakfast At Home Rest Stop/Lunch Bagged Lunch Dinner Voucher Provided Day 2 Breakfast Provided Lunch ~$15 Dinner Provided Day 3 Breakfast Provided Lunch ~$15 Dinner ~$15 Additional $ for Souvenirs? Total= ~$75-80

9 What to pack in my backpack… Some Suggestions *Tissues *Sunscreen *Sunglasses *Book/Crossword/Word Find/Magazine *i-Pod/Video Game(with headphones) *Camera *Change *Healthy snacks

10 *Get a GOOD night’s rest the night before *Eat a GOOD breakfast before you come *Arrive to Swift at 6:00 AM *Leave suitcase by buses/Report to cafeteria *Board the bus at 6:30 AM *Bring backpack onto bus *NO DRINKS ALLOWED ON BUS OFF WE GO!

11 WE ARRIVE AT LAST! RULES TO REMEMBER… NEVER GO ANYWHERE ALONE +Stay with your group +Always be on time +Listen to, respect and obey ALL chaperones and security guards +Be responsible for your things +Be respectful of your roommates +Keep noise to a minimum at all times +Follow all school rules- +If it isn’t allowed at school-it isn’t allowed on the trip!

12 The Hotel Chaperones stay on the same floor as students Each floor has security guards. Four students per room ONLY. Two double-beds. Bathroom with shower and hair dryer. TV, but no Pay-per-view or VCR. Each floor has soda and ice machines, but no refrigerator.

13 SAFETY TIPS SIT IN ASSIGNED SEATS ONLY. ALWAYS TRAVEL IN A GROUP. OBEY CURFEW AT HOTEL. LISTEN TO AND FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS. REPORT PROBLEMS TO CHAPERONES, PRINCIPAL OR SECURITY GUARDS. CARRY THE CARD WITH PHONE NUMBER AT ALL TIMES. OBEY ALL ADULTS. ALL CHAPERONES HAVE WALKIE-TALKIES. SECURITY GUARDS ON FLOOR AT NIGHT. TWO NURSES ON TRIP.

14 If rules are broken… CONSEQUENCES! * Room checks are conducted DAILY. Any damage done to hotel or bus will be student’s responsibility- Your parent/guardian will be called. * Any major violations of expected behavior will result in your parents/guardians being called. * In both cases, YOU explain the problem. * YOU are sent home, at your parents’/guardians’ expense.

15 What About Electronic Devices? NO device capable of Video or Internet Access No Gaming Systems, such as Playstation, X-Box, Wii or Game Cube No Video Devices No laptops or palm pilots No Communication Devices, such as walkie-talkies, beepers or pagers No laser pens

16 What About Cell Phones? BOE policy applies throughout the trip Additional Permission Slip needed To be used in hotel room only to CALL HOME No text messaging, video or Internet Students are NOT permitted to carry cell phones on their person Phones are NOT allowed to be used as cameras No cell? No problem-Phone cards/adults have cell phones

17 BACK AT SWIFT LEAVE WASHINGTON AT 2 PM DINNER ALONG THE WAY ARRIVE BACK AT 9:30PM PICK-UP AT SWIFT IT WAS GREAT FUN!

18 What’s Next? Sign and return slip by November 26 th AND Deposit of $ due November 26 th If 150 students commit to the trip (Deposits received) we will book the trip If not, an alternate trip will be planned

19 The Doors of the Supreme Court Very Impressive!

20 Our Nation’s Capitol

21 Arlington National Ceremony One of our favorite sites

22 Scary Creatures Live in the Smithsonian Museum!

23 We visit the site of Lincoln’s assassination.

24 Everywhere you go- Amazing architecture!

25 Smithsonian Museum Michael Jordan’s REAL Jersey!

26 Arlington Cemetery

27 Be sure to see the Museum of Natural History.

28 Don’t forget to look up too!

29 Lincoln Memorial at Night

30 Memorial For Korean War Veterans

31 The White House


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