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Washington DC

​The HLV High School has visited Washington DC every four years since 1991.  

​FUNDRAISING

​Students have the opportunity to sell items over the four years preceding their trip to help with their expenses.  

SPONSORS

​The Victor American Legion sponsors a pancake breakfast every year with proceeds going towards the trip expenses.  HLV students help at this event.

PAST TRIPS

1991 - 96 students and 10 adults

Itinerary-

Friday-Capitol Hill tour, Supreme Court building tour, dinner and a night view of DC

Saturday-Trip to Mt. Vernon, lunch at Old Towne in Alexandria, perform at Lincoln Memorial, wreath laying at Arlington Cemetery, National Archives, night view of DC

Sunday-Optional church, Washington Monument, Smithsonian, White House, Perform at Post Office Pavilion, Smithsonian, Play or Dinner Theater

Monday-Band students to Fort Meade for clinic with Army Band, non-band to Smithsonian, tour of FBI building, Ford's Theater, Peterson House

The following fundraisers were held to help fund the first trip:

9th grade-Chili supper, ice cream bars and raffle

10th grade-Valentine cookies w/messages, school dance, concessions at bingo

11th grade-Lapel ribbons and red/white/blue bows

12th grade-Pizza and burrito sale

Other fundraisers included a pops concert, bake sale, ice scraper sale, bingo, atlas sale and pancake breakfast.  Students could also be rented out to help with "chores".  Other financial support came from individual business donations, HLV Music Booster donations, and funding from the HLV school. 

District Contact

Phone: 319-647-2161
Fax: 319-647-2164
Address: 402 5th Street
Victor, IA 52347