12th Grade NYC Trip

VMS School News
April 22, 2014- Each Spring, the VMS senior class travels to NYC as a capstone experience to their time  at VMS. The trip provides students with a chance to experience life in a massive, world-renowned metropolis and take advantage of the diverse cultural opportunities that exist in the five boroughs.

Taking advantage of fantastic weather, the group walked an average of ten miles each day, sustained by meals at iconic restaurants like the Carnegie Deli and Carmine's Italian restaurant. They saw two Broadway shows--Rock of Ages and Les Miserables--providing a firsthand look at what it takes to perform at a world-class level, and visited the 9/11 memorial,  the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Central Park, The MET and the Natural Museum of History. The seniors also took in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium where the ‘Bronx Bombers’ played their arch rival, the Boston Red Sox. While at the game, the group was greeted by their name in lights on the stadium’s jumbotron.

A touching detail of the trip--one of the faculty members on the trip was KC Lasher who currently teaches second grade, but who taught eleven of the graduating seniors more than a decade ago in first grade. They took a symbolic group photo atop the glaciated bedrock in Central Park.