Field Trips

About Field Trips 

The school trips will be for students earning the required number of points. Students earn most of their points by wearing their school uniform, completing all homework and class work, always staying on task and following directions, having perfect attendance and demonstrating positive behavior. Students who meet these necessary requirements for the trips will either attend for free or for a minimal cost. Students who do not adhere to the necessary requirements will remain at the school.
 
Students are always notified of upcoming trips and when their points start and stop for a trip. Parents will also be notified so you can encourage your child to earn the points needed. Due to the school paying the majority of the cost for the trips and buses, it is not possible for parents to chaperone on some of the trips. We always incorporate learning into all of our field trips.
 

Upper School Field Trips and Social Events

Each month, there will be field trips and/or social events sponsored by The Upper School Team.  In order for students to participate in quarterly field trips and social events, students will need to earn a minimum of 70% average in each category (homework, participation, independent work, and quizzes/tests) for all five of their Upper School subjects AND a minimum of 70% average in each of their resource classes.  The chart below shows the quarterly events that have been planned for school year 2014-2015. 

 

Date & Time

Event

Deadline to Earn
Silver/Gold/Platinum Status

Friday, September 19

Welcome Back Dance Party!

Friday, September 12, 2014

Quarter 1

Field Experiences

Week of October 27

6th:  Baltimore American Indian Center Heritage Museum

7th:  Civil War Museum

8th:  Baltimore Museum of Industry

Friday, October 24, 2014

Friday, October 31

Quarter 1 Awards Assembly

Monday, October 27, 2014

Week of November 17

Harvest Ball

Friday, November 14, 2014

Friday, December. 19

Celebration  of Learning

N/A

Quarter 2

Field Experiences

Week of January 20

6th:  Mount Clare Museum House

7th:  Baltimore Museum of Industry

8th:  Baltimore Maritime Museum/WWII Memorial

Friday, January 16, 2015

Friday, January 23

Quarter 2 Awards Assembly 

Friday, January 16, 2015

Thursday, February 12

Sweetheart Dance

Friday, February 6, 2015

Quarter 3

Field Experiences

Week of March 30

6th: The Flag House and Fort McHenry

7th: Maryland Historical Society

8th: Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Friday, March 27, 2015

Thursday, April 16

Quarter 3 Awards Assembly

Thursday, April 2, 2015

May – Date TBA

(All Day)

Marshy Point Trip

TBA

Quarter 4

Field Experiences

Week of June 1

6th:  TBA

7th:  TBA

8th:  TBA

Friday, May 29, 2015

Friday, June 12

Quarter 4 Awards Assembly

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Celebration of Learning

N/A

*Disclaimer:  Events and dates are subject to change. 


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