Family Night: Freshman Trip Info Session, Thursday, Sept. 20

Teachers and students will be traveling to Kitt Peak October 2 and 3 to participate in an amazing night sky experience. The trip is intended to enhance learning in a Physics class unit of study which focuses on optics and astronomy. Students will also visit the Tohono O’odham Cultural Center and Museum in nearby Sells to extend their learning in Humanities.

Please join us this Thursday, September 20th, to learn more about the freshman trip. This informational Family Night will be held from 5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at City High School. It is a chance for parents and students to ask additional questions and return any paperwork related to the trip.

A downloadable version of the permission slip is available here: Permission Slip Kitt 2018 and the packing list here:Kitt Peak Packing List 2018.

Here is the itinerary for the trip:

Tuesday, October 2
Please note: Due to the overnight field trip, Tuesday will be a late start. The school day for all 9th-grade students begins at 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. Arrive at City High School

1:00 – 2:00 Orientation, Pack-up

2:00 – 4:00 Travel to Kitt Peak

4:00 – 5:00 Kitt Peak Orientation

5:00 – 6:00 Dinner and Introduction to Evening Program

6:00 – 7:00 Sunset Viewing and Talk

7:00 – 10:00 Observing Begins

10:00 p.m. Lights Out
Wednesday, October 3
7:30 a.m. Wake up, Get Ready

8:00  – 9:00 Travel to Rest Stop and Breakfast

9:00 – 10:30 Travel to Tohono O’Odham Nation Cultural Center and Museum

10:30 – 12:30 Tour and Activities at the Cultural Center and Museum

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch at the Cultural Center and Museum

1:30 – 3:00 Travel back to City High School



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