2020 8th Grade Washington, D.C. Trip

October 8, 2019

Dear Parents,

We are excited to share with you information about our 8th grade Washington, D.C. trip for spring 2020. At the bottom of this screen you will find the "Attachments Available to Download" section. Attached there, are the itineraries, permission forms and insurance information for both Memorial and Shore middle schools. You will see that Memorial is scheduled for April 27 - 29, 2020, and Shore is set for May 4 - 6, 2020. Both trips are identical. 

Total Trip cost is $484 per student (trip insurance included for each student)

  • First Installment due December 6, 2019

    • $100

  • Final Installment due March 13, 2020

    • $384

Cancellation Policy - Any cancellation made at least 45 days prior to the departure date is subject to a full refund. Any cancellation that is made within 45 days of the departure date, the amount paid will be refunded, less any incurred expenses.

The Cancellation Policy verbiage will be added to the email that is sent after payments are made. We will also add it to the $384.00 balance that will be added to everyone who signs up and pays the initial $100 deposit.

Payments will be made through Infinite Campus.

Log into the Parent Portal, click on Fees in the left column.

Find your 8th grade student (upper right corner).  Click on My Accounts, then choose Optional Payments and select 8th Grade Washington DC Trip $100.00 and Add to Cart.  

You may also choose to pay the $384.00 balance by selecting 8th Grade Washington DC Trip B $384.00 from the "Optional Payments" drop down.  

When you are done with you selections, click on My Cart.

Enter credit card information if it is not already there and Submit Payment.

For help call 440-974-5238 or 440-974-5274.

 Make sure to complete the Waiver/Release form for your student, signed and returned to your middle school office. In addition to making the payment, this form is needed in order for your child to attend the trip

Please note: Cash or check payments can be taken at the schools.


Tour includes:

  • Deluxe motor coach transportation (56 passengers - Anderson)

  • Two nights lodging at the Marriott Hotel (see itinerary)

  • Private nighttime supervision at the hotel (one guard per floor)

  • Company tour manager on each coach from departure to return.

  • Meals (8):

    • Two breakfasts at the hotel / One cash allowance meal @ $15 / Lunch at General Pickets & Dobbins House / Dinner Voucher at the Pentagon Food Court / Dinner & Bowling / Two boxed meals (1x lunch, 1x dinner)


Feel free to contact me, or one of our middle school principals, if you have any questions.


Please click here to view the slides presentation from the Parent Meeting held on October 7th at the Fine Arts Center.  



Thank you,

Tim Hamman,

Assistant Superintendent, K-8 Director



Ericka Blackburn

Principal, Memorial Middle School



Mike Sears

Principal, Shore Middle School



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