American History Trip

American History Trip 2019 Departure Schedule

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Monday - May 13 - Luggage Drop-off
Please bring your student's suitcase to the lower gym between the hours of 6 - 8 pm to be searched prior to departing Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - May 14 - Departure
Students should arrive Tuesday morning by 6 am - school buses will not transport your student to school that day. Students will report to the cafeteria where their carry-on luggage will be searched. They will wait there until the time comes for them to be escorted to the gym to gather their suitcase and board the tour buses.

Friday - May 17 - Return Home
Buses plan to return to the Middle School by 10 pm Friday evening. Students will be allowed to notify/text/call you when they are approximately 30 minutes away from the school that evening.

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62nd Annual American History Trip

The 62nd annual American History Trip will take place May 14-17, 2019. All eighth graders will have the opportunity to visit our nation's capital, Washington, DC, during this time. Teacher chaperones will lead groups of twelve students through the city visiting numerous memorials, monuments and museums. In depth tours of the Capitol, the Holocaust Museum and Arlington National Cemetery will highlight the trip.  
A lot of information and the forms for the trip are included in the AHT Information Packet included below.

T-Shirt Design Contest

Students! We are looking for 3 unique designs that will be featured on this year's American History Trip t-shirts, which will be given out the night before we depart for Washington D.C. The t-shirt designs should be fun and tie in with the sites, museums, and monuments we will be touring. See the attached flyer below for more details. Deadline for submissions is February 12 to Mrs. Corrigan in room 258.

Parent Meetings

The parent meetings are on October 24, 2018, and March 14, 2019.

Payments

Due by November 5, 2018 - Nonrefundable $100 deposit (check/mo made out to 1st Choice Educational Tours), signed Student Requirements Agreement and the 1st Choice Educational Tours Trip Registration Form.
Due by February 4, 2019 - $200 payment (if you owe that much after fundraising credit has been applied)

Due by April 9, 2019 - Final payment (balance sheets will be provided at the March 14 parent meeting)

Financial Assistance

Updated October 3 - Scholarship applications are included in the AHT Trip Information Packet below and are due December 7, 2018. Scholarship recipients will be notified on December 14, 2018. Any questions please call Mr. Jerrod Roberts at (585)637-1865.

Questions

Contact Trina Kenney at trina.kenney@bcs1.org or (585)637-1865.

Fundraising

8th Grade: The kick-off for the 8th grade fundraiser (Save Around the City coupon books) will be on September 13, 2018. The sale runs from September 14 to the 24 with order forms and payment due on September 24 to Mrs. Kenney in the AP office. Please write one check for all orders made out to OMS Extra Class. Pick up will be on October 11, 2018.

6th/7th Grade: The sixth and seventh grade will do a fundraiser (Zap A Snacks) together that kicks off on October 4, 2018. The sale runs from October 5 to 22 with order forms and payment due on October 22 to Mrs. Kenney in the AP office. Please write one check for all orders made out to OMS Extra Class. Pick up will be on November 15-16, 2018.

The fundraisers are open to all three grade levels. If you wish your child to participate in their non-grade level fundraiser, please contact Mrs. Kenney in the AP office at (585)637-1865.

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