Student Travel Learning Experiences


Ratner 5th and 6th Grade students visit historic sites in, and on the way to, Pittsburgh, and participate in survival skill/team building experiences in places like Heifer Global Village in Michigan.

The group traveled to Pittsburgh in April 2017. Trip photos can be viewed on our Facebook page.

In Spring 2018, the group will enjoy a trip to Michigan. Experiences will include a visit to The Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, the Howell Nature Center, and the Charles F. Wright Museum of African American History.

Required forms, a packing list, and an itinerary for this trip are listed below.

Grades 5 and 6 Class Trip to Michigan Itinerary
Michigan Packing List 2018
Michigan 2018 Code of Conduct
Michigan 2018 Code of Conduct Agreement Form
Michigan 2018 Emergency Medical Authorization Form
Michigan 2018 Permission for Administration of Medication
Howell Nature Center Waiver Form


Students in Grades 7 and 8 alternate their travel each year between Washington, D.C and The Island School in Eleuthera, Bahamas. Preparation for each experience encompasses all curricular areas, from Art to Science to History to Global Studies..

Eleuthera, Bahamas was the destination for the 2016-2017 school year. Trip photos can be viewed on our Facebook page..