By: John Schiavone and Jack Blaisdell
Last Thursday on October 25th, Mr. Sand took his first semester Current Issues classes to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in Manhattan. Mr. Sand has been doing field trips to the 9/11 Memorial for many years and continued to do that with his classes this year towards the end of his 9/11 unit.
When asked to summarize this field trip in one sentence, Mr. Sand said that “The trip was very emotional as it reminded me vividly of all the lives lost on that day.”
This means a lot coming from Mr. Sand because 9/11 is one of those things that American adults who experienced that day will never forget, and as a social studies teacher Mr Sand has been teaching about the event for many years.
It’s good that the Current Issues classes continue to go on these trips because it’s important for students to pass the story and the history of this tragic event on to the next generation.