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Photos: Spring field trips
Posted June 19, 2017
Plymouth School District students enjoyed a number of field trips this spring, among them:
- Fairview 4K visited Camp Anokijig & a local dairy farm.
- Horizon afternoon 4K students went to Camp Anokijig on May 30.
- Fairview kindergarten visited Bookworm Gardens, Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Plymouth Fire Station, Camp Y-Koda, and the NEW Zoo.
- Fairview first-graders visited the Wade House, Plymouth Fire Station, Pick & Save, Riverview Middle School mini golf course, and the ropes course at Plymouth High School.
- Fairview second-graders visited the Milwaukee County Zoo, Appleton Children’s Museum, and Harry Houdini Museum.
- Horizon second-graders went to Camp Y-Koda on May 19, where they practiced archery and survival skills, learned about birds, and discovered what to pack when going camping. They also went to the Milwaukee County Zoo on June 2, after each researching a different animal and presenting a slide show about that animal.
- Fairview third-graders visited the Milwaukee County Museum, Milwaukee Art Museum, Sheboygan Symphony, a dairy farm, and Eden Stone.
- Fairview fourth-graders visited the Wisconsin State Capitol, Wisconsin Veterans Museum, University of Wisconsin Geology Museum, and the PHS ropes course.
- A group of Horizon fourth-graders went with gifted-and-talented coordinator Jennifer Marten to the Elementary Writing Conference at Heritage School in Green Bay on May 4, where they participated in sessions led by a TV journalist, a poet, an author and an illustrator.
- Riverview fifth-graders went to City Park to clean up trash on Feb. 20; to the John Michael Arts Center on April 12; and to the Milwaukee County Zoo on May 25.
- Six PHS students went with Dr. Marten to the UN EdSummit at UW-Green Bay on May 17. The topic was the Syrian Refugee Crisis; each group of students was assigned a country (PHS had Iran and Lebanon) with a goal of creating policy to address migration-related issues.
- PHS students Grace Harvey and April Xiong went with Dr. Marten to the World Food Prize Wisconsin Youth Institute at UW-Madison on April 10. Each girl presented a paper she researched and wrote about an issue that affects world food security. April wrote about education in Gambia, and Grade addressed clean water issues in Haiti.
- PHS culinary arts students visited Whistling Straits on May 12 to meet with Chef Dan Dries and learn about culinary operations, as well as to enjoy a breakfast buffet.