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8 th Grade Washington, DC Trip May 1 st -3 rd, 2013 Wednesday - Friday
SAFETY Bus: 4-5 teachers per bus No Unsupervised free Time Touring: 1:8 student teacher ratio Sleeping: 4 students per room –Chaperone assigned to monitor room –Security provided
Transportation Constitution Coach buses Teachers and students will travel and tour together by team Buses are only form of transportation used during trip
Lodging National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland. (located 10 minutes outside Washington DC) 4-H Center is college dormitory style lodging with students sleeping 4 to a room. Students will be guaranteed one choice in a roommate and be assigned two others from their teams. Each room has 4 beds and private bathroom Teacher rooms are located with student rooms Security provided by 4-H Center
Meals Breakfast and Dinner included –Cafeteria style –Variety of meals and food provided 3 lunches and 1 dinner on your own (included in spending money)
Attendance (change from last year) Up to 1 absence3 points Two absences2 points Three absences1 point *All absences except for religious holidays will be part of goal calculation.
Academic Investment All 4s and 5s3 points All 3s, 4s and 5s2 points All 2s and above1 point * any student with 1s on the report card cannot receive any academic investment points. *any student who receives 0 Academic Investment points for any 2 quarters is not eligible for the 4 quarter reward.
Conduct No level 2* or 3 referrals One Level 13 points No level 2* or 3 referrals Two Level 1s2 points No level 2* or 3 referrals Three Level 1s1 point * Only includes level 2 referrals where there is an administrative consequences
From the Nurse All parents must have MD signed form for Tylenol/Motrin and permission to treat in an emergency All other meds- allergy, epi-pens, inhalers, etc. need to have the MD sign the last medical form in the packet. Each medication needs a separate form.
Cost of the Trip Total Cost: $300 –Includes coach bus transportation –Includes accommodations at the National 4-H Center, Chevy Chase, MD –Includes 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners –Includes admission to the Newseum –All other attractions are free of charge Additional Costs: Approx. $60 –Includes 2 lunches; 2 dinners (cafes / fast food)
Payment Schedule Dec. 3, 2012: $50 refundable deposit and permission slip due. Feb. 1, 2013: $100 non-refundable payment. March 1, 2013: $100 non-refundable payment due. April 1, 2013Final Payment: $50 non- refundable payment due. Student spending money: up to you. Payments through installments are welcome. All payments must be paid in MONEY ORDERS, BANK CHECKS, or CASH
Fundraising Light Bulb Sale: 50% Profit Candy Sale --TBD(ongoing) Lollipop Sale (February) Others to follow Profits of each sale go towards the cost of your childs trip (excluding spending $) Money raised beyond the cost of the trip, will be applied to a general Washington DC trip fund.
Next Steps December 3 rd $50 refundable deposit with permission slip February 1 st FINAL COMMITMENT FOR TRIP – No refunds after February 1, March 1 st 2 nd and Final deposit due April 1 st 3 rd and Final deposit due Final Itinerary will be posted on DC link on Two Rivers website May 1 st -3 rd 5 th annual Two Rivers 8 th grade class trip
Itinerary (tentative) Wednesday, May 1 st 6:00-6:30 amBoard Coaches/Depart TRMMS 2:30 pmNational Zoo 5:30 pm Check In at 4-H Center 6:00 pmDinner 4-H Center 7:30 pmIllumination Tour of Monuments & Memorials
Itinerary (tentative) Thursday, May 2 nd 7:30 amBreakfast 9:30 amArrivalArlington National Cemetery 11:15 am National Cemetery/ Wreath Laying Ceremony 12:30 pmLunch at Capitol Visitor Center Restaurant 1:30 pmU.S. Capitol Tour 3:30-6:00 pmSmithsonian Museums (Air & Space, American History, Natural History) 7:00 pmDinner (4-H Center) 8:00-10:004-H Recreation Room
Itinerary (tentative) Friday, May 3 rd 7:30 amBreakfast 9:00 amNewseum Museum 11:30 amLunch (Newseum Restaurant) 12:30 pmNewseum Museum or Smithsonian Museums 2:00 pmDepart for Home 10:00 pmArrive at TRMMS
Parent Resources Separate link on Two Rivers website exclusively for 8 th grade DC trip 8 th grade social studies teachers Mr. Eric Kissinger – 8A Mr. David Jones – 8B Assistant Principal Mrs. Jill Wnuk – Two Rivers Magnet Middle School 8 th Grade Assistant Principal
Thank you for coming. Cant Wait for another great trip!