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Spring 2015: The GPS Selective will be doing this same trip on 3/27.  Information from an old trip is below.

Fall 2012:  Los Gatos Creek Trail

12:35: Leave DCS, "wheel" a mile to Phoenix & Hamilton, by the Safeway (via Stockbridge, Gleason, Phoenix)

12:55 to 1:05: Bus 82 to Hamilton & Bascom, then walk via Creekside Drive to Pruneridge

1:20 to 1:45: Pizza (next to Camera 7 theatre)

1:45 to 2:25: Los Gatos Creek Trail, Hamilton to Meridian (about 2 miles) 

2:29 to 3:01: Bus #25 to Williams & Orchid 3:01 to 3:10: Wheel to DCS (10 min)

Parent Chaperones:
  1. Orna Michael
  2. Luis Jaimes
  3. Bendik Keleveland
  4. Robin Helf
Students Taking Action:
  • Monika filled out the school's trip request form and submitted it.
  • Francesca and Zaynab wrote the chaperone request letter
  • Noa and Hagen got their parents to come 
  • GPS kids found bus routes and schedules as well as pizza costs

Spring, 2012:  
Wheels, Avengers, VTA, and the Los Gatos Creek Trail

1. Transportation (Khoi, Ian)
route, times, costs, communication, back-up plan 
2. Food (Malaika, Alina, Abbi)
places, preferences, items & prices, discounts, communication 
3. Indoor activity 1 (Dominic, Karim, Carter, Graham, Alec)
options, preferences, costs, communication, arrangements
-Movie (1000 Words) at Camera 12 at 4:00 for $6 group price
4. Indoor activity 2 (James, Juliann, Chiara, Jenna)
options, preferences, costs, communication, arrangements 
5. Outdoor activities (Vernon, Alison, Kevin, Nolan)
ideas & locations, preferences, weather considerations, permissions 
6. Coordination (Avery, Claire, Sarah, Douglas)
docs, dates, permissions (Claire), communicating with parents (Sarah), other teachers (math = Avery), class meetings.  Here is the form they want you to fill out.
7. Finances (Danny, Jacob, Justin, Audrey)
budget of income & expenditures, collecting fees, getting checks (deposits/payments), donations.  Everyone, look at the Johnny Rockets menu (white board behind Malaika, then put your total bill estimate in the food cell for your row of this spreadsheet).
8. Opt outers:  
get parent approval, find a replacement activity for the planning sessions and excursion day

Group Leaders:  Please enter your information onto this Gdoc

Wheels & Pizza