Local 9th graders grab spotlight after shutdown ends
It was all about timing last week for a group of 9th graders on a field trip to Washington, D.C.
Thirty-one students from Discovery Middle School and their eight chaperones arrived in D.C. on October 16, just as there was a sliver of hope that the federal government shutdown would end.
“I was just apprehensive about what we were going to be able to see. We had an alternate route planned,” said Claire Anderson, teacher and trip coordinator.
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