Students at Alvarado ISD schools, some who have never ventured outside the state of Texas recently took field trips to Space, the Great Wall of China and a Coral Reef – all without leaving their library.
Classes at Alvarado Intermediate School and Lillian Elementary took part in Google Expeditions Pioneer Program that sends students on virtual reality field trips in the classroom.
Eighth grade is an important year for most students as they begin to think about their future and what high school classes might put them on the path to being whatever it is they hope to be one day.
At Alvarado Junior High, an annual career day is designed to help students do just that … get a head start on thinking about the future.
The girls double team of sophomore Bailey Deatherage and senior Raigin Swaim lost in the first round of the state tennis tournament last week.