This wasn’t an AVID trip, but I was invited to join some of our AVID students on a Humanities Field Trip to Duluth May 21 and 22. The group met early at Northeast Middle School where the local wild turkeys lined up to join us as we boarded the coach.
The fog and rain prevented us from seeing anything farther than our noses at the scenic overlook, our first stop. But it also made Gooseberry Falls more like Niagara. The students also saw serious waves on Lake Superior crash onto the shore and Ms. Beutler charm a snake.
After an evening at the hotel (and waterpark) the students woke early to explore Canal Park and the Train Museum. That’s where we boarded a private train up the North Shore.
We also stopped at Hinkley for a buffet lunch and to meet a Native American elder.
The students were delightful. Ms. Adams did a brilliant job organizing this trip. It was a great two days of learning and fun.