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2012 Senior Trip: Washington D.C.


The 9th grade trip to Washington D.C. is rapidly approaching. Mr. Brooks, Mr. Sedney and I are looking forward to exploring our nation’s capital with Hillside’s senior class. We will be visiting a number of famed attractions while there, including Arlington National Cemetery, the Holocaust Memorial Museum and the various memorials gracing the Mall. Sightseeing will be coupled with a variety of learning opportunities during our four-day adventure.

Upon our arrival in Washington, we will blog and keep you up to date on our various trips and experiences! We can’t wait to hit the road on Monday morning!

- Mr. Cross

Blog:  http://9thgradetriptodc.blogspot.com/


Trip Itinerary

Monday, April 2

8:00am   Depart from Hillside Campus (lunch on the road)

4:00pm   Arrive in Washington, DC, settle into Hotel

5:30pm   Dinner

6:30pm   Visits to various memorials (Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean War, WWII, Jefferson, etc.)

9:00pm   Return to Hotel

Tuesday, April 3

8:00am  Breakfast

9:30-11:30am   Crime & Punishment Museum

11:30am-1:00pm    Lunch

1:30-3:00pm    Walking Tour by the White House

3:00pm    Arrive at Capitol for tour

3:15-4:30pm   Tour of Capitol

4:30pm  Depart for Arlington National Cemetery

5:00-7:00pm  Arlington National Cemetery


After Arlington National Cemetary:

Dinner and Iwo Jima Memorial

Wednesday, April 4

8:00am  Breakfast

10:00am-12:00n   Holocaust Memorial Museum

12:30-2:00pm   Union Station for Lunch and Shopping

3:00-6:30pm   Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

7:00pm  Return to hotel for dinner and pack

Thursday, April 5

7:00am   Depart from Hotel (breakfast and lunch on road)

3:00pm   Arrive back at Hillside

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