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May 17th 8th Grade field trip to Gradventure
Posted On:
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Please contact Ms. Linnen or Mr. Manion about details

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The 8th grade team is planning an end of the year trip for all 8th grade students for Friday May17, 2019 to Orlando, Florida for Gradventure.


The following information listed below is the total price for each child. The fees associated with the trip include: the cost of chartered transportation, ticket/admissions into the attraction, and miscellaneous cost designated for tips and taxes if applicable. If you desire your child to purchase anything extra, you and your child will be responsible for those cost.

Chartered transportation per student




8th Grade T-Shirts




Grand Total


Payment Option 1

Pay in full $175.00    01/09/19



Payment Option 2

1st installment  DUE   $60.00   1/09/19

2nd installment DUE   $60.00   2/06/19

Final installment DUE $55.00  3/06/19


In order to attend the trip there are some guidelines that the students must follow:

·         No more than 2 suspensions (ISS or OSS) for the rest of the year leading up to the trip (At the point you have received this letter).

·         No more than 1 failing (F) grade for the school year.

·         No more than 12 unexcused absences or tardies for the entire year.

·         No disrespect towards staff or your fellow peers.


If you have any questions pertaining to the cost of the trip, please do not hesitate to contact us.




Ms. T. Linnen /Mr. B. Manion

8th Grade Trip Sponsors



Draft Itinerary for the trip


7:00 AM Students arrive at the school

7:30 AM Depart James A. Shanks Middle School for Orlando, Florida

9:30 AM Breakfast in Gainesville, Florida

11:00 AM Depart Gainesville for Orlando

1:00 PM Lunch in Orlando

4:00 PM Arrive at Universal Studios for Gradventure

12:00 AM Depart universal Studios

5:00 AM Arrive back at James A. Shanks Middle School




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