Washington D.C. Trip

  • DC Update: (4/29/20)

    7th grade parents,

    As you are aware, we have been continuing to monitor the different announcements made by Governor DeWine as well as the various health experts in relation to the COVID-19 global pandemic.  In an effort to maintain the safety and security of our students, we have had to make the difficult decision to cancel the Washington DC trip.  Please understand that this decision does not come lightly.  Many have asked about a reschedule to the fall, and unfortunately due to the uncertain nature of everything related to the pandemic, we are not going to be able to do so.

    We have been working diligently with Traveling Classroom throughout this entire process and Mr. Jackson has been extremely helpful in working with us.  Traveling Classrooms will work on providing refunds by the end of May.  The travel agency will mail refunds directly to you.  Due to some costs that are incurred whether or not the trip occurs, the refund amount will be less $50 of your  paid amount (i.e. If you made full payment of $445 you would receive back $395,  if you only paid deposit of $100 you will receive $50 back).  If you have any questions on the process or need further information, please contact Traveling Classrooms by visiting their website: travelingclassrooms.com

     
    Sincerely,
     
    Kacy Carter and Harold Fisher 
     
     
     
    DC Update: (4/3/2020)
     
    As of right now, we are continuing to look to the experts (CDC, Ohio Deptment of Health, and Stark County Health Department) for guidance with where to go next.  It is a very fluid situation made even more complicated with Virginia, Maryland, and DC issuing stat-at-home orders recently.  As a result, we can't give you definitive answers on when/if the trip will be rescheduled for our students.  At last check, Traveling Classroom is dealing with 52 trips that have been uprooted.  If any family has pressing concerns with regard to a refund, we are advising them to reach out to Traveling Classroom directly.  Their phone number is (330) 323-0401 and their website is  www.travelingclassrooms.com
    Otherwise, please sit tight and be patient until we know that we can make the best decision for our students and staff. Thank you for your patience during this crazy time.  We hope all of you are staying safe and healthy.  
     
     
     
     
     
    Hello Parents: 


    7th Grade Washington D.C. Trip 2020
    May 14 - May 16

    Hello,
     
     
    The Washington DC trip is set for May 2020 dates Thursday, May 14 - Saturday, May 16
     
     
    PARENT MEETING for 2020 DC trip will be Sept. 24th @ 7:00 in High School Auditorium
     
     
    Deposits ($100) are due by Monday Oct. 1st or Tuesday Oct. 2nd.  Traveling Classroom will be here on those mornings to take deposits from 7:00-8:00 AM  Late deposits excepted on a space available basis.
     
     
    Final Payments are due March 31 or April 1.  Traveling Classroom will be here in the AM again for final payment drop off.  
     
     
    Student Packing tips are listed below on the student meeting page. Student's need to be dropped off at designated areas between 5:30 AM - 5:50 AM. Buses 1-4 will be on the West Side (Sauder Side) and buses 5-8 will be on the East Side (Purple Gym). This is drop and go only. No parents will enter the building. Student's will enter the gym and our staff will be doing a light search of all luggage and carry on bags.
     
    We pull out of the building by 6:30 AM. We will not wait for anyone. The schedule is too tight. 
     
    We should return on Saturday evening between 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM.
     

    Contact Mr. Fisher at 330-830-8034 ext. 3506 

    We are using Traveling Classrooms as are tour company. Click on name to go to their website.


    xiazai
     

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