HALEYVILLE - Haleyville High School has released the initiary for the senior education tour to Washington, D.C. and New York City, with students and faculty chaperones leaving from the campus early this Saturday, May 12. The group will leave by charter bus and stop in South Pittsburg, Tennessee, for breakfast. The group will stay the night at Waynesboro-Stuarts Draft/Fishersville, Virginia for the night. Sunday May 13: Breakfast buffet at hotel; arrive Montecello at 8 a.m. for tour of home and grounds of Thomas Jefferson; Depart 10:30 a.m. heading to Washington, D.C.; Students will enjoy lunch from a variety of food trucks on the National Mall; Tour National Archives, Arlington National Cemetery. Board buses for dinner at Hard Rock Cafe. After supper, the group will do an illuminated night tour of monuments and memorial. Monday, May 14: Board buses and head to the monuments or memorials not visited earlier; Tour Washington National Cathedral; After, students will get to visit Georgetown, where they will shop, have lunch and visit Georgetown Cupcakes. Students will board buses to travel to Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. Students will also visit the Pentagon Mall for shopping and dinner. Tuesday, May 15: Students will arrive on the Capitol steps to visit and have photos with U.S. Congressman Robert Aderholt and to tour the Capitol building. Students are scheduled to tour the White House, and Holocaust Museum, Smithsonian American History and Natural History. A special treat is in store after this, when the group attends a Washington Nationals versus New York Yankees baseball game. Wednesday, May 16 The tour departs for New York City, where they will shop and sight see at Time Square followed by the Broadway play Wicked. Thursday, May 17 Visit Morning Show (Good Morning America and Today Show); shopping in China Town, visit to Central Park; walking tour of Park Avenue, followed by tour of the Empire State Building and dinner at Ellen’s Stardust Dinner Theatre. Friday, May 18: Visit the Statue of Liberty, tour 911 Memorial Museum, dinner/shopping at Time Square then depart for home. Saturday, May 19 Students will arrive at Haleyville High School approximately sometime before lunch.
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