Upcoming Band Trip to D.C.

Whose ready for the band trip? The band students will be leaving on Thursday, May 12 at 7:00 am. They will return back at the high school Sunday, May 15 at 6:oo pm. Students should ask their teachers for any work that they will miss on Thursday and Friday. It will be a three and a half hour drive from Uniontown to Washington D.C.

Thursday, May 12 – The kids will depart from the high school at approximately 7:00 am, they will have breakfast on the bus and arrive in Washington D.C. by 12:00 pm. The first thing they will do is go to the Smithsonian National Zoo, and have lunch there. After that they’re going to check into their hotel, and get settled in. The last thing they are going to do that day is go to the Monuments by Moonlight Cruise and have a pizza party.

Friday, May 13 – They will have breakfast at the hotel, then off to the White House or Capitol Building Tour. They will go to Union Station and have lunch there. The National Mall will be the next destination and then dinner at Johnny Rockets.  To finish off the night they will go to a National Symphony Orchestra Performance at The Kennedy Center at 8:00 pm.

Saturday, May 14 – They will have breakfast at the hotel again, and leave the hotel at 8:30 am to go to the Music in the Parks Performance at 10:00 am. They will being going to Six Flags Park and will have lunch and dinner in the park. They will attend the awards ceremony at 6:00 pm and return to the hotel after the park closes.

Sunday, May 15 – Breakfast at the hotel, then to Arlington National Cemetery. They will have lunch on their way back to Uniontown and will arrive back at the high school around 6:00 pm.

The trip this year is full of sights for our students to see.  We wish the band the best of luck in their Music in the Park performance.  Have a fun and safe trip!


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