8th Grade Washington D.C. Trip – Final Information

The 8th Grade Washington D.C. trip is approaching quickly. You will be receiving from Nations Classroom, via email, a final instruction letter and list of essentials for the trip. All medications (over-the-counter and prescription) should have been turned in to Mrs. Pyrz, the school nurse.

Please note the following important dates and information:

  • Tuesday, November 1 at 8:00 a.m.: students will meet in the HMS Commons to review the expectations for the trip. Parents are invited to attend.
  • Monday, November 7: students will receive a packet of information containing their specific bus and flight information along with their itinerary.  Please ask your child for this information on Monday evening.
  • Wednesday, November 9:  students should arrive at school with their luggage (carry-on only.) They will be instructed where the luggage will be stored for the day.  Please do not drop off luggage during the day. Buses will depart for the airport at approximately 3:00 p.m. after school.
  • Saturday, November 12: buses will return to HMS between 7:00 and 10:00 p.m.

We are looking forward to an exciting and educational trip. If you have any questions, please contact
Susan Wachowski or Jane Fetty, the Washington D.C. Trip Coordinators.