5th graders go Huntington Gardens

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 9:00am to 1:15pm

5th -Grade Students
Huntington Gardens
“Explorations of American History”
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Huntington is a research and educational center set amidst 120 acres of breathtaking gardens. Three art galleries and a library showcase magnificent collections of paintings, sculptures, rare books, manuscripts, and decorative arts. The botanical collection features over 14,000 different species of plants.

A private, nonprofit institution, The Huntington was founded in 1919 by railroad and real estate developer Henry Edwards Huntington and opened to the public in 1928.

On Wednesday, February 18th, fifth-grade students will be traveling to the world-renowned Huntington Gardens to participate in “Explorations of American History.” Designed to complement the American history curriculum, this program focuses on primary source materials and artworks that document important events in our nation’s past. Students will visit the Library and the Scott Gallery of American Art.

The bus will be departing La Cañada Preparatory promptly at 9:00 a.m. and returning to the school by 1:15 p.m.

Students will need to bring a sack lunch, including snack and drinks, in a clearly labeled disposable bag. Please make sure that you do not order Freshlunches on a field trip day.

If you would like your child to attend this trip, please complete and return the attached Field Trip Permission form to La Cañada Preparatory office by Friday, February 6, 2015.