Field Trip Information
Our staff values the benefits of field trips and seeks to
provide exceptional opportunities for students outside of the
classroom. Each field trip is planned with our curriculum in mind and
seeks to enhance and contribute to the learning of grade level
concepts. Field trips also provide a place for classrooms to build a
sense of community. Children learn to work with one another, spend time
with one another outside of the classroom and learn valuable skills, like
manners and working collaboratively with one another. Learning in the
classroom is accelerated when classrooms have a community that is
collaborative and cohesive! Field trips help provide this sense of
Below are a few changes for field trips:
will be taking a bus for all field trips. We will not be using parent
drivers. Students who attend the field trip must check into school that
morning for attendance, ride the bus to the field trip and return from
the field trip on the bus. Teachers will take another attendance
check after their return from field trips.
- Due to the cost of
fuel and the bus, field trip costs have increased. Our
wonderful PTA will be donating $2,500 for field trip transportation,
which works out to two buses per grade level per year. We are thankful
for their consistent support and appreciate this help to our families.
must have an ICHAT form/approval on file. When parents/guardians do
attend a field trip, siblings are not allowed to attend.
levels will be seeking out "in school" field trips. Many organizations
will come right to our classrooms and provide an "in school" field
trip. This will help provide hands-on learning without the costs of
Our staff looks forward to
providing fun and exciting field trips for our students. We also
greatly appreciate the support from our parent community.