Courtesy of Randy Phipps
Hillsboro Middle School


A total of 112 members of the eighth-grade class at Hillsboro Middle School toured Washington, D.C. and Gettysburg, Pa. from May 7-10.

While in Washington, D.C., students toured the following monuments and memorials: the Lincoln Memorial, the FDR Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the MLK Memorial, the Korean Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial, the World War II Memorial and the U.S. Marine Corps Memorial.

In addition, students toured Mount Vernon, the U.S. Capitol, the Smithsonian of Air and Space, the Smithsonian of American History, the National Cathedral, Arlington Cemetery and Gettysburg.

Students stopped at the White House for photos only.