2017 Spring DC Student/Parent Meeting

Agenda:

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D.C. 2017 ~ Flight Information

Flight Information:

Delta Airlines (Our group will have a block of seats on the airplane via e-tickets. These will be distributed at the airport.)

Date: May 18, 2017
Flight # 1110
Departing @ 5:30AM from BHM (Birmingham, AL)
Arriving @ 7:22AM in ATL (Atlanta, GA)

Flight # 2622
Departing @ 9:55AM from ATL (Atlanta, GA)
Arriving @ 11:48AM in BWI (Baltimore, MD)
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Date: May 22, 2017
Flight # 1198
Departing @ 7:55PM from RIC (Richmond, VA)
Arriving @ 9:43PM in ATL (Atlanta, GA)

Flight # 1171
Departing @ 11:32PM from ATL (Atlanta, GA)
Arriving @ 11:26PM in BHM (Birmingham, AL)

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Student Meeting (decide roommates) ~ Wednesday, April 26th @ 7:15 a.m.

Wednesday, April 26th at 7:15 a.m., DC Roommate Student Meeting (to decide who your roommates will be during the trip). 
 
Girls will meet in B-2 with Mrs. Kennedy and Mrs. Alaimo
 
Boys will meet in B-1 with Mr. Wortham & Mr. Bouldin.
 
If students do not attend this meeting, they will be placed where space is available.
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4th Payment due Thursday, March 9th

Washington DC 4th/final payment is due on Thursday, March 9th (since students are out of school on Friday, March 10th). Please send your payment in ASAP. Email Mrs. Kennedy at jkennedy@shelbyed.org if you need to set up special payment arrangements or to confirm the balance.

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3rd Payment due Friday, February 10th

On each payment receipt that I give to the students, I note the balance you owe on your DC account.
The 3rd payment of $310 is due February 10, 2017
4th/final payment of $310 due March 10, 2017.
 

Sincerely,

Julie Kennedy
DC Trip Coordinator
jkennedy@shelbyed.org
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2nd Payment Due January 10, 2017

As stated in our Washington DC Guidelines:
The total cost of the trip is $1220 which includes the $300.00 deposit (due November 15, 2016) and 3 installments from December 2016 through March 2017:
 
* 2nd payment of $300 due January 10, 2017
* 3rd payment of $310 due February 10, 2017
* 4th/final payment of $310 due March 10, 2017.
 

These dates are deadlines, but you may choose to pay earlier or pay more than the minimum at any time.

If I have not received your 2nd payment by Friday, January 27th, then your child’s name may be placed on a waiting list.
Let me know if you have any questions or need to make special payment arrangements.
Sincerely,
Julie Kennedy
DC Trip Coordinator
jkennedy@shelbyed.org
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Wednesday, April 26 @ 7:15 a.m. ~ Mandatory Student Meeting (Room Assignments)

All students attending the DC trip will have a mandatory meeting to sign up for their roommates on the trip. Girls will gather in Mrs. Kennedy’s classroom (B-2). Boys in Mr. Buckner’s classroom (B-9). At that time, they will turn in their roommate requests. There will be between 5 – 6 students per hotel room.

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Tuesday, May 2nd ~ Spring Parent Meeting

On Tuesday, May 2nd at 6:00 p.m. in the OMMS cafeteria, we will hold our Washington DC Trip Spring Parent Meeting.  Please make plans to attend as we will cover all necessary information before we depart for our trip.

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DC Payment Schedule

Payment options:

Full amount of $1,220

OR

Installments:

*  $300 deposit/1st payment by November 15, 2016
*  $300 by January 10, 2017
*  $310 by February 10, 2017
*  $310 by March 10, 2017
Make checks payable to OMMS.
Send all payments to Julie Kennedy/7th grade Social Studies Blue Team (B-2).
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DC Update

Dear Parents,
Please read this carefully if you are considering your 7th grader attending the Washington DC/Williamsburg trip in May 2017.
Dates:  May 18, 2017 – May 22, 2017
1st:  Complete the Google Form

If you are interested and have not completed the google form, click the attached link and complete the google form with your child’s information. Completing the google form only expresses your interest in your child attending the trip. It does not reserve your child’s place.

2nd:  Deposit of $300 & Total Cost
Paying the deposit of $300 by November 15th will reserve your child’s place on the trip (if space is available).
 

If you have not sent in the deposit of $300 to reserve your child’s place on the trip, please send in by November 15th.

If you have sent in the deposit, your child should have a receipt to give you as verification.

Since the October 17th meeting, I confirmed the total amount of the trip. It will be $1,220
 

You are welcome to pay the full amount or in installments of:

*  $300 deposit/1st payment by November 15, 2016
*  $300 by January 10, 2017
*  $310 by February 10, 2017
*  $310 by March 10, 2017
*  Make checks payable to OMMS.

*  Send all payments to Julie Kennedy/7th grade Social Studies Blue Team (B-2).
3rd:  Communication
If you have any questions regarding the DC trip, feel free to email me directly. Once I have a list of all students interested, then I will begin emailing those parents directly (instead of the entire 7th grade parents).
I am looking forward to an exciting and educational DC trip!

Sincerely,

Julie P. Kennedy
Oak Mountain Middle School
7th Grade Social Studies – Blue Team
jkennedy@shelbyed.org
Blog:  http://podcasts.shelbyed.k12.al.us/jkennedy/

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