We are pleased to provide the following details of optional service-learning travel opportunities for AHS students and families in 2012.
Join us as we serve in Mexico on the campus of Benemérito (LDS Church-owned school in Mexico City), this January 18–25, 2013. Participate in service projects with LDS youth, visit the ancient city of Teotihuacan, participate in school and stake firesides, serve at senior shelters, participate in lodge with LDS families, attend a stake dance, and accompany LDS missionaries in visiting less active members. See ahsmexico.blogspot.com for our 2013 trip documentation. Bring your desire to serve! No Spanish language expertise is required. Parents are welcome to accompany us as chaperones. If you cannot travel with us and would like to support this service learning project, there are AHS students who want to go but need sponsors to help them afford the trip. Total cost is $300 plus airfare. See more information here or contact Mr. Ruel Haymond(firstname.lastname@example.org, 801-592-5648) or High School Principal Leland Anderson (email@example.com, 801-642-0055 ext. 307).
All seventh-grade students are invited to join Mrs. Updike on a Historical Tour of Washington D.C. and surrounding areas this coming May 30 - June 7, 2013. In this intensive nine-day trip, seventh-grade students will visit such places as Williamsburg (VA), Surrender Field, Yorktown Victory Center, the grave of Thomas Nelson, Vietnam War Memorial, Korean War Memorial, World War II Memorial, Fort McHenry, National Harbor, Iwo Jima Memorial, Capitol Building, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, Aerospace Museum, Smithsonian Museum of American History, Mount Vernon, Ford's Theater, The White House, Farragut Square, New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Sculpture Gardens, and The National Archives. For more information, please contact Mrs. Lauri Updike (firstname.lastname@example.org).
All AHS eighth grade students are invited and encouraged to attend an optional 2-day tour to Cedar City’s Shakespearean Festival on AHS’s annual eighth grade “Shakespeare Tour” this July 9th & 10th. Guided by Ms. Yamada and Mr. Griffith, this tour has been a favorite annual celebration that inspires eighth grade students in their love of classical drama and literature. Estimated cost will not exceed $200 (probably less, depending upon numbers). See flyer for full details and itinerary. For more information, please contact Ms. Yamada (email@example.com) or Mr. Griffith (firstname.lastname@example.org).