Eighth-Grade Yosemite Trip 2018

8th Grade Students Return from Yosemite tonight, Friday at 6pm.
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Yosemite Trip 2018 Snapshots

Here is the Packing List and Student Contract (in Una Lista de Equipo y Estudiante Contrato ).

Trip Information
Date of Trip: November 26-November 30
Arrive at school on November 26 at 7:30
Return to school on November 30 around 6:00 pm

Directions for students:
1. Report to Multi-Purpose Room and check in.
2. At check-in students will be given their trail group number, school group number (A,B,C,D,E), cabin number, bus number and which teacher is supervising their group.
3. Once students check-in, if they have medication they will take their medications (that are in a ziplock bag) to the table of the school group (A,B,C,D,E) and hand in your medications. All medications must have had a medication form completed, with parent and doctor signatures submitted already.  All medications MUST:
      - be in sealed, new packages (no loose pills)
      - have student name clearly labelled on medication
      - if you have multiple medications, put inside a clear ziploc bag with student name labelled on front
4. Report to your trail group teacher's table and wait to board the bus.

If you have any questions, please email Vern Taylor

Helpful Links for Shopping
Bandanas (multi pack...split with a friend)
Local stores to find equipment:

Trip Donation Information

The suggested donation is $675. The school will welcome any donation you can make towards the trip. You can bring a check, made out to Mountain View Whisman School District or cash to the office. Donations can be accepted post trip.
FYI, the per-student cost covers:
  • NatureBridge program cost: 5 days/4 nights of program tuition, room and board, and all activities and instruction.
  • Transportation: round trip on charter bus.
  • Administration and supervision: planning and administration of the program, teacher stipends, and cost of substitute teachers.
  • Various other expenses: supplies, duplication of materials, etc.
Mountain View Whisman School District

Graham Middle School
1175 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94040
(650) 526-3570