Field Trips

Our goal is to go off campus for some enrichment activities several times each school year. These trips are designed to enrich and complement the learning in the classroom.

We count on your help to chaperone these events and carpool for us!  Please stop by the office and make sure you have an updated VIRTUS certificate, as well as a proof of insurance form on file.  When both of these are in place, we’ll be ready to go!

Students are given a field trip Permission Slip for parents to sign before each trip, so you will always know when we plan to take your child off campus. The slip will detail whether or not your child needs to bring a lunch, the times of departure and return, as well as the date and location of our trip.  Field trips are uniform days as they help to keep our group together.

This Fall, we will be visiting the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery! We learn about life cycles of organisms in our “Life in Ecosystems” science unit. This is a great way to see it live!

 In the past, we have visited Pike Place Market. This field trip helps solidify our understanding of economics: producers, consumers, products, profit, etc. The Pike Place Education Coordinator visits our classroom three weeks prior to our field trip and preps us on how local food travels farm to market. They explain how farm-to-market financially benefits both the buyer and the farmer in the long run. Students learn different sounds and vocabulary of the market and learn the many ways in how the market supports our community/region.