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8th Grade Washington D.C. Trip Information


Dates:  April 27th - May 1st, 2018 

In accordance with Avery County Board policy, any adult planning to go on the trip must submit to a criminal background check.   The form can be downloaded by clicking here.  When completed, your form should be delivered to Mr. Sudderth at the school.


 Fundraising for D.C. 

All chaperones need to have money in their accounts to be considered for the trip.  Our original payment schedule suggests having $300.00 deposited by January 26th.  This is critical for us to be able to pay for buses, hotels, tickets, etc. on time.  All money ($500.00 per person) is due no later than March 30th.



 Among the highlights of our trip will be the following destinations (in no particular order):


  • Boat Ride on the Potomac
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Ford's Theater
  • U.S. Capitol
  • Smithsonian - U.S. History 
  • Smithsonian - Natural History
  • Smithsonian - National Museum of Art
  • Smithsonian - Air & Space Museum
  • Holocaust Museum
  • FDR Memorial
  • Jefferson Memorial
  • Washington Monument
  • WWII Memorial
  • Vietnam War Memorial
  • Korean War Memorial
  • U.S. Marine Corps Memorial (Iwo Jima)
  • Mount Vernon
  • National Archives
  • Pictures in front of the White House