Sunday, April 27, 2014

End of Year Field Trips

MAY FIELD TRIPS!!!
Dear 6th Grade Families,

During the last six weeks of school, the sixth grade will be taking a number of field trips. The class welcomes any family member that would like to join in on the fun! Please check your schedules and let me know if you can accompany the class on any of the outings. The sixth grade will be participating in the following field trips:

May 2, 8:30-2:30. Keep it Spinning: Walk from TCS to the Harwood Museum (2.5 miles). Play group games and eat a sack lunch in the picnic area at the Harwood. Watch the 11:00am presentation of Keep it Spinning (original musical featuring 7 of our very own 6th graders!) at the Harwood. Walk back to the school (return in time for dismissal). No charge for this field trip. Please wear appropriate shoes/clothing for walking and bring a water bottle/sack lunch/snacks.

May 9, 9:30-11:30. Swim: Walk from TCS to the Youth and Family Center. Swim from 10:00-11:00. Walk back to the TCS (return in time for lunch at the cafeteria). If you did not pay your activity fee, you must pay $1 to participate in this outing.

May 22, 8:00-5:00. Tent RocksOn Thursday, the sixth grade will head out to Tent Rocks National Monument. We plan on leaving by 8:15 - only the sixth grade is going, so we have plenty of room on the bus for parents. Students will eat a picnic lunch and then hike for several hours up the Slot Canyon Trail through the center of Tent Rocks.  he bus will return to TCS by 5:00 (please arrange to pick your child up at the school).  Please wear appropriate shoes/clothing for walking and bring a water bottle/sack lunch/snacks/electronics to use on the bus. If you did not pay your activity fee, you must pay $4 to participate in this outing

May 21, 8:00-5:00.  NM Museum of Natural History and Science/Dyna Theater. Students will be bussed from TCS to the NM Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque. Students will eat a picnic lunch at the museum and then tour the museum for an hour. Next, students will watch  Titans of the Ice Age 3D in the Lockheed Martin Dyna Theater. The sixth grade will be sharing the bus with the second grade on this field trip, so please plan on driving your own car. (Let me know if you need directions.) The bus will return to TCS at 5:30 (please arrange to pick your child up at the school).  Please wear appropriate shoes/clothing for walking around the museum and bring a water bottle/sack lunch/snacks/electronics to use on the bus. If you did not pay your activity fee, you must pay $4 to participate in this outing. 

May 28, 9:30-11:30. Rollerblade: Walk from TCS to the Youth and Family Center. Rollerblade from 10:00-11:00. Walk back to the TCS (return in time for lunch). If you did not pay your activity fee, you must pay $1 to participate in this outing.

Hope you can join us!