Classes are taken off-campus to places of interest that relate to their class work. All children are expected to take part in these trips. A permission slip containing the details of any trip is sent home for parents to read and sign.
Individual automobiles may be used to transport students on school-related activities at the owner’s risk. In such cases the following is understood and practiced:
6th Grade Outdoor Education: Part of the sixth grade curriculum experience is a two-day Outdoor Education experience in October at the 4H Center in Ferndale, Arkansas. All students are expected to attend Outdoor Education. The cost of the trip is approximately $140.00 and includes all food, lodging, transportation, and camp instructors. The payment may be divided in half over the months of September and October. A parent meeting is held in September. Families needing financial assistance should contact the principal.
Nashville or Washington D. C. : In April, 7th and 8th graders alternate years and travel to Nashville, TN or Washington D.C. as a part of their Tennessee History and U.S. History curriculum experience. All students are expected to attend. The Nashville trip is three-days and two-nights and costs around $400.00. The Washington D.C. trip is four-days, traveling by air. The approximate cost is $1200.00. The Friday hot dog lunches and other fund raising activities bring the cost of the trips down to a more reasonable amount - approximately $200.00 for Nashville and $750.00 for Washington D.C.