Park West School

Grade 9 Trip

Park West School
Grade 9 Trip
Toronto / Niagara Falls
May 27 – 30, 2020

INFORMATION MEETING for Parents and Students

I have received some responses from parents and students potentially interested in participating in a grade 9 trip in late spring.  The destination this year is Toronto and Niagara Falls.  Due to the positive response I will proceed to the next stage of planning.

There will be an INFORMATION MEETING about a possible grade 9 spring trip for all interested grade 9 students and their parents in the cafetorium on

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16 at 6:30 pm.

At this meeting details of the trip (such as cost, payment plan, fundraising, transportation, expectations for students, the trip itinerary, etc.) will be presented and discussed.   The entire cost of the trip does not have to be paid all at once; it can be paid using a payment plan spread out over the year (with payments due monthly). 

It is possible for students to finance the cost of the trip by fundraising.  In the past many students have raised enough money to pay for their entire trips.  To make this option available we require a Parent Fundraising Committee (with a chairperson) to organize fundraising events.  School personnel are not available to take on this responsibility.  If you would like to volunteer to lead this committee please contact me at ( before the meeting.  At the meeting we will be seeking other parents interested in serving on the committee to raise funds for the cost of their children’s trips.  You will be invited  to remain after the meeting to organize a committee. 

In order for the trip to occur we will need a minimum of 40 students (and their parents) to commit to participating.  With fewer student participants the cost of the trip becomes prohibitive.  If that minimum is not reached then there will not be a grade 9 spring trip this year.


Mr. Carter
Principal / Trip Organizer