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The Busiest, Best Day in San Francisco Bay!

July 10, 2017

Filed Under: California Dreamin’, Toronto District School Board,

We had an incredibly exciting day today! We spent the morning in a work period; the grade 12’s finished their seminars and the grade 11’s began working on our next assignment.    After lunch, the fun really began. Upon arriving…

The one and only Valencia, California!

July 26, 2016

Filed Under: California Dreamin’, Toronto District School Board, Travel Blog,

What better way to settle down from hot beach day in Santa Cruz then with a lil’ Rattlers Barbque feast! A grand arrival at our beautiful Hyatt Hotel in the one and only Valencia, California! Next stop? The one and…

Admiring Rodeo Drive

July 19, 2016

Filed Under: California Dreamin’, Toronto District School Board, Travel Blog,

In one of our visits to Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, we began our Rodeo Drive experience with free time. It was during which that we strolled amongst the wide variety of expensive stores, luxurious cars, and looked for appealing places…

Free time on Rodeo Drive

July 18, 2016

Filed Under: California Dreamin’, Toronto District School Board, Travel Blog,

Today we started off by spending free time on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills for shopping and lunch.  Nothing was bought because Rodeo Drive is filled with high end stores, such as Chanel, Dior, Prada, etc, but students stilled enjoyed…

Exploring the culture and tourist based promenade

July 18, 2016

Filed Under: California Dreamin’, Toronto District School Board, Travel Blog,

Today we went to Venice beach and Santa Monica pier. We had fun at the beach exploring the culture and tourist based promenade while soaking up the sun. We got henna done and bought some tacky souvenirs but it was…

Museum dedicated to John Steinbeck

July 18, 2016

Filed Under: California Dreamin’, Toronto District School Board, Travel Blog,

Today was a super fun day. All the students visited Salinas, where we saw the National Steinbeck Center. It is a museum dedicated to John Steinbeck. This was very interesting, because we have been studying one of his books, The…

Journey down the famous highway one coastline

July 15, 2016

Filed Under: California Dreamin’, Toronto District School Board, Travel Blog,

Monday, July the 11th, our California Dreamin’ class separated into two buses for our journey down the famous highway one coastline. First we had to make one quick stop at the grocery store so everyone could pick up snacks for…

Experiencing Alcatraz

July 14, 2016

Filed Under: California Dreamin’, Toronto District School Board, Travel Blog,

On Friday July 8th the EduTravel students took a trip to Alcatraz Island. Used as a lighthouse, military fortification, military prison and federal penitentiary this island is extremely rich in history and the students had a great time learning about life in…

Music was a huge influence on the culture of the ‘60s

July 14, 2016

Filed Under: California Dreamin’, Toronto District School Board, Travel Blog,

The Victorian homes initially drew in the hippies during the 60s and are still as beautifully decorated and coloured as they were 50 years ago. However now they are just a little bit more expensive… or a lot. Up to…

Off to the Beach!

July 13, 2016

Filed Under: Spirit of America – English, Toronto District School Board,

July 11th: Today, everyone enjoyed the last breakfast at The Courtyard Marriott Woburn, which we then checked out of and left for our next stop, New York. En route to New York, we stopped for a quick trip at Walmart…

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