Fishers Island School honors Veterans

During the Fishers Island School trip to Washington DC this week, the 44 upper school students (grades 7-12) took time to visit the Tomb of the Unknown Solider yesterday, Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Arlington Cemetery.

Wreath laid at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by FIS Senior Connor Beverly.

Video by Fishers Island School teacher Chris Dollar.

Fishers Island School students visit Arlington Cemetary.

Thanks to our amazing students, we enjoyed a wonderful and highly educational trip to our nation’s capital. Our teacher chaperones (and the principal!) beamed with pride as our students earned praise from every tour guide we met for their strong knowledge of history, their exemplary behavior and their deep respect for their country. Special thanks to our Board of Education for supporting this important authentic learning opportunity and to our chaperones who devoted personal/family time to make the trip happen: Linda Bean, Michael George, Carol Giles, Jess Hall, Jared Kaplan, Carrie Sawyer, Gil Amaral, and Trip Committee Chairman, Chris Dollar. ~ Your partner in education, Karen Goodwin

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