On December 16, 2019, the ninth grade will be traveling to the historic city of New Bedford to tour the Historic National Park’s Underground Railroad Walking Trail, the Nathan and Johnson Polly House, and the New Bedford Whaling Museum as a part of their studies on race, slavery and resistance in their United States History I course. On this trip they will learn the role of the city of New Bedford in the struggle against slavery in America, it’s place on the Underground Railroad, and the incredible stories of the brave men and women who passed through it on their journeys freedom.
-A $25 fee for each student and a completed permission form will be due to Ms. Agel (Room 107) or Ms. Monfort (Room 210) by Dec. 5, 2019. (Payment will not be accepted without a completed permission form).
-3 busses will leave for New Bedford on Monday, December 16 at 9AM. They will return to Sturgis East at 3:15, with a 2:45pm stop at the Sagamore Bridge bus station
-Lunch for students will NOT be provided, bagged lunches must be brought by the students themselves. THIS FIELD TRIP IS NUT FREE. PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL BAGGED LUNCHES CONTAIN NO NUTS OR NUT-BASED PRODUCTS.
Email Ms. Agel (jagel@sturgischarterschool.
org) with questions or concerns.