Mechanicville 8th Graders Visit D.C. – by S. McBride


  The annual 8th grade trip to visit Washington D. C. is always a much-anticipated and exciting time for the young students at Mechanicville Junior/Senior High School.  They get to visit the renowned sites and experience the aura of this magnificent area where so much history has happened and is still  happening today.

   The trip was coordinated by 8th grade math teacher Mara Sweeter.  It took the boys and girls to the Baltimore Aquarium and a Washington Nationals baseball game.  They visited all the major monuments, took a trolley ride and narrated tour of Arlington National Cemetery, toured the Smithsonian Museums and delighted in the sights at the National Zoo.

Read the entire article in the May 22 issue of the Express.