LOWER SCHOOL: Fourth graders see the impact of conflict as they visit the Revolutionary War battleground at Cowpens. Third graders visit Walnut Grove Plantation, linking the past and the present to answer the question, “Why does history matter?” Second graders shadow an adult at work as part of their unit on occupations. Human nutrition comes to life as First graders visit Happy Cow Creamery or tour a local Publix. Primers come to understand the importance of recycling while visiting a nearby landfill.
MIDDLE SCHOOL: Fifth-graders are introduced to the Middle School – and to each other – during outdoor experiences at Paris Mountain State Park. Sixth-grade students travel to the Charlotte, North Carolina for an Extreme Challenge where they participate both in cooperative and leadership activities. Seventh and eighth-grade students enjoy overnight trips to Washington D.C. and surrounding areas. Seventh and eighth graders may also elect to serve on a mission trip over Fall Break. Eighth-grade students visit Disney World and EPCOT.
UPPER SCHOOL: The Ninth Grade Mystery Trip bonds freshmen together during their first week of school by whisking them off for two days to a secret destination. Day long field trips associated with a class are a common occurrence in the Upper School. Students are also invited to participate in trips all over the world including Model United Nations Trips to Washington D.C. and Emory University in Atlanta as well as missions to Ecuador and South Africa.