POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Poplar Bluff R-I students toured almost every memorial and monument in the Washington, D.C., metro area from May 28-June 1 during the annual eighth grade class trip.
Sightseeing included the Golden Corral; Historic Jamestowne; College of William and Mary; National Archives; Smithsonian; Holocaust Memorial Museum; Pentagon City Hall; Home of George Washington; and the Vietnam Veterans, Korean, Iwo Jima Marine, Lincoln, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and FDR memorials.
A total of 36 students participated, including some high schoolers, along with several chaperones. According to Junior High American history teacher Melinda Moncier, who has organized the trip for eight years: “The kids this year were the best group ever and were complimented on their behavior.”
The 2014 trip is penciled in for May 27-31. For details, email email@example.com.