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2024 Middle School Washington D.C. Trip

2024 Middle School Washington D.C. Trip

Our 8th graders are in Washington, D.C.! The Washington D.C. trip provides students when an opportunity to see history and our nation’s capital, up close and in person. Whether traveling to Mount Vernon the home of our first President George Washington, the US Capitol building, Arlington National Cemetery, the Holocaust Museum, or various Smithsonian museums, students will extend and enhance what they have learned in class.

Ben Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn.” Our 8th graders will be involved and learning during this once-in-a-lifetime adventure! Click the link below for the Washington D.C. trip photo album!

2024 Washington D.C. Photo Album

Washington D.C. Day #1

A little rain won’t stop our middle school crew in Washington D.C.! The 8th grade students kicked off their trip with the World War II Memorial, the Holocaust Memorial Museum, and stop in front of the White House! They ended the day with dinner and Karaoke!

Washington D.C. Day #2

First stop of the day is the United States Marine Corps War Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Abraham Lincoln Memorial, The Tomb of the Unnamed Soldier, and Arlington National Cemetery.

At Arlington, the group honored US Marine Corps Sgt. David Christoff, Shawnee High School Graduate, Class of 1999.

Washington D.C. Day #3

The third day students visited the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and an evening at National Harbor over the Potomac River.