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					       Mr. Kaufman Goes To
       Washington
       And You can too!

            Trip Coordinator: Nate Kaufman
               nkaufman@valpo.k12.in.us


Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Benjamin Franklin Middle School
Hebron Middle School
Proposed Schedule
Friday Morning: Starting Off!
   FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2011

   2:00 AM                     MOTORCOACHES ARRIVE AT THOMAS JEFFERSON M.S.
                                1600 ROOSEVELT ROAD - NORTH SIDE OF BUILDING)

   2:15                        ALL STUDENTS MEET AT THOMAS JEFFERSON M.S.
                                1600 ROOSEVELT ROAD - NORTH SIDE OF BUILDING)

   2:30                        DEPART FOR O’HARE AIRPORT,

   4:00                        ARRIVE - UNITED AIRLINES, TERMINAL 1

   6:00                        DEPART – UNITED #4

   8:51                        ARRIVE BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON AIRPORT

                               NOTE: PROCEED TO BAGGAGE CLAIM IF ET REP IS NOT AT
                                GATE – ET REP WILL MEET GROUP UPON ARRIVAL AT
                                BAGGAGE CLAIM

   9:30                        DEPART FOR WASHINGTON, DC
Proposed Itinerary
Friday: In DC
 9:30       DEPART FOR WASHINGTON, DC
            JEFFERSON & FDR MEMORIALS
            WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL

 12:00 PM   WASHINGTON MONUMENT – CONF. #4-1061687/4-
  1061734
            LUNCH – OLD POST OFFICE PAVILION – MEAL MONEY

   2:15     ARRIVE UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL
    MUSEUM

   2:30     TOUR PERMANENT EXHIBIT – CONF. #30646
            LINCOLN, VIETNAM AND KOREAN MEMORIALS
            WHITE HOUSE – PICTURE STOP
Proposed Itinerary
Friday Evening: Dinner and Sleep
 6:15            DINNER – UNO CHICAGO GRILL, 202/842-0438
                LOCATED IN UNION STATION, 2ND FLOOR, MAIN HALL
   7:30          ARRIVE KENNEDY CENTER
   8:00          PERFORMANCE – “SHEAR MADNESS”

 10:30 PM        CHECK IN TO EMBASSY SUITES-TYSON’S CORNER,
  703/883-0707
                 8517 LEESBURG PIKE, VIENNA, VA
Proposed Itinerary
Saturday: and We’re Off!
   5:30 AM      WAKEUP
   6:15         BREAKFAST – HOTEL
   7:00         DEPART FOR SIGHTSEEING
   7:45         ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
   8:00                 BOARD TOURMOBILE
                        KENNEDY GRAVESITES
  9:00                  GUARD CHANGE - TOMB OF THE UNKNOWNS
 9:15                   WREATH LAYING CEREMONY – PENDING
  CONFIRMATION
                        CHALLENGER MEMORIAL
 11:00          ARRIVE NATIONAL CATHEDRAL
 11:15          HIGHLIGHTS TOUR - ET HAS REQUESTED
                EMBASSY ROW
                LUNCH – UNION STATION - MEAL MONEY
Proposed Itinerary
Saturday: Still Going
   2:00 PM      GROUP PICTURE – CENTRAL PHOTO – GRANT
    MEMORIAL
                COLOR PHOTO INCLUDED
 2:30           ARRIVE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER
 3:20                   CAPITOL BUILDING TOUR – PENDING
  CONFIRMATION
                       SUPREME COURT – PICTURE STOP
                       LIBRARY OF CONGRESS – PICTURE STOP
                SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION (CHOICE OF MUSEUM)
                       NATIONAL AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
                       AMERICAN HISTORY MUSEUM
                PENTAGON MEMORIAL

   7:45         DINNER - Fuddruckers
                3590 S. JEFFERSON STREET, FALLS CHURCH, VA
   9:00 PM      RETURN TO HOTEL
Proposed Itinerary
Sunday: and we’re off…again!
   5:15 AM   WAKEUP
   6:15      BREAKFAST – HOTEL
             LOAD LUGGAGE ON BUS
   7:15      DEPART FOR SIGHTSEEING
   8:00      MOUNT VERNON (TICKETS VALID THIS DAY ONLY)
                     ORIENTATION CENTER – FILM
                     MANSION AND GROUNDS
                     MUSEUM – FILMS AND EXHIBITS
             LUNCH – PENTAGON CITY MALL – MEAL MONEY
 12:45 PM    FORD’S THEATRE (PICK UP TICKETS AT BOX OFFICE,
  BRING
             CONFIRMATION)
   1:00             MUSEUM & THEATRE WALK-THROUGH; NO
    PROGRAM
             NATIONAL ARCHIVES
             IWO JIMA MARINE MEMORIAL
Schedule from 2010
Sunday: Winding down
 3:00        DEPART FOR AIRPORT
             ARRIVE – AIRLINES
             MEAL MONEY GIVEN FOR DINNER
             DEPART –
             ARRIVE AIRPORT
             NOTE: PROCEED TO BAGGAGE CLAIM IF ET REP IS
    NOT AT
             GATE – ET REP WILL MEET GROUP UPON ARRIVAL AT
             BAGGAGE CLAIM
   9:00 PM   APPROXIMATE ARRIVAL AT JEFFERSON MIDDLE
    SCHOOL
Food and Room
 FOOD:
    All food stops have food for all appetites/allergies
    No additional money is necessary for food


 ROOM:
    All room prices are four person occupancy
    Security on the floor throughout the evening
    Payphones are available if needed
       (no use of room phones)
Big Moments:
 Holocaust Museum (Friday)
 Arlington Cemetery (Saturday)
    May have a chance to lay a wreath at the
     Tomb of the Unknown

 Washington Monument (Friday)
 Performance at the Kennedy Center
 Mount Vernon
Washington
Monument
Thomas Jefferson
students on the
roof of the
Kennedy Center
2010 Students
in front of the
White House
Mount
Vernon
 2010
Thomas Jefferson
students
at the
Thomas Jefferson
Memorial
Hanging out
at the
Einstein
Statue
Cost:
 Cost of trip (40-50 students/bus)
    $999.00
       RGP ($105.00): if anything should happen and student must
        pull out of trip-all money back except for RGP.
       If we should have less than 40 or more than 50 (51-79
        students)-may have a surcharge.
   All travel costs, food, and tickets are covered in the cost
   No additional money necessary for a great trip
   All buses are coach; same coach and driver throughout
    Washington, DC
   35-39 students $1,029
   30-34 students $1,079
   25-29 students $1,129
Register for Trip/Final Trip Mtg.
 Students must see Mr. Kaufman to receive a
  registration packet.
 Directions on how to register are included in packet
 If needing additional information, phone number and
  website will be listed for our specific trip.

 FINAL MEETING:
    January 25, 2012
    7pm/TJ Auditorium
Smithsonian Air & Space Museum
Wright Brothers Plane
One of the Apollo Missions
Another Plane of the Wright Brothers
WW II Warhawk
WWII Mustang
Washington
Monument
Side of Pentagon that was struck by plane
                 on 9/11
The Magna Carta
The Declaration
of Independence
   The
Constitution
   The
Constitution
   The
Constitution
   The
Constitution
The Bill of
 Rights
Washington
Monument
  as seen
 from The
Korean Wall
 Memorial
 Lincoln
Memorial
Washington
Monument
  as seen
 from the
  Lincoln
 Memorial.
Lincoln’s Second Inauguration
           Speech
Iwo Jima
Memorial
Iwo Jima
Memorial
The White House
The Supreme Court
     Building
The Capitol Building
Ceiling of the rotunda inside
         the Capitol
“Apotheosis of Washington”
Ceiling of the rotunda inside
         the Capitol
“Apotheosis of Washington”
Walls of the Rotunda
 inside the Capitol
Walls of the Rotunda
 inside the Capitol
Walls of the Rotunda
 inside the Capitol
Walls of the Rotunda
 inside the Capitol
Walls of the Rotunda
 inside the Capitol
Walls of the Rotunda
 inside the Capitol
 Thomas
Jefferson
Memorial
Portion of The
Declaration of
Independence
  inside the
  Jefferson
  Memorial
Looking North from the
Top of the Washington
      Monument
Looking West from the
top of the Washington
      Monument
Looking South from
   the top of the
    Washington
    Monument
Looking East from the
top of the Washington
      Monument
Archie Bunker’s Chair
The National
 Cathedral
 Presidential Box at
Ford’s Theater where
    Lincoln was
   assassinated.
Ford’s Theater
Ford’s Theater
Questions?
 Any questions about basics of trip?


 Think of more questions later:
   Call Nate Kaufman at TJ:
   531-3140
   Or email:
   nkaufman@valpo.k12.in.us

				
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