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Room 25 to San Jose
December 16, 2013  10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (or 8:00)



Student To-Do List
  1. Bring a scooter and helmet to school on Friday
  2. Have $5 for VTA day pass, $9 for the Tech, and $5-$8 for lunch (or bring your own)
  3. Warm clothes and a small pack to put them in
  4. Info/Permission form filled out by parent, returned to me by Friday
  5. If evening, you'll need another $20 and more warm clothes (mittens)
Itinerary  (this is our map)
9:30 - 9:45  Meet in room 25 and do final preparation check
9:45 -10:05  Scooter to bus stop (Teale, Topaz, Stockbridge, Gleason, Phoenix)
10:15 to 10:45 Bus 82 and LightRail 902 to Convention Center ($5)
11:00 - 12:20 Tech Museum Star Wars Exhibit ($9) and Christmas in the Park
12:30 - 1:00  Psycho Donuts then Tech Shop tour
1:00 - 1:45 lunch at Johnny's, Subway, Tandori, AsianExpress, or PitaPit (~$7)
1:45-2:30 Guadalupe River Trail and diversions along the way
2:38 - 3:02 Light Rail 902 to Fruitvale station
3:06 to 3:25 VTA bus 25 from Fruitvale/Meridian to Williams/Orchid
3:25 to 3:35 Scooter back to DCS (Ranchero, Will Rogers, Rowill)
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Evening Group (very optional) Chris, Elizabeth, Alan, Bina
3:00 - 4:00 Downtown scavenger hunt
4:00 - 6:00 Ice Skating ($12)
6:00 - 6:45 Dinner (~$8)
6:45 - 7:30 Christmas in the Park
7:40 - 8:00 Light Rail to Winchester

VTA Details
To Downtown:
-bus 82 from Hamilton & Phoenix @ 10:00 to Hamilton & Creekside (10:12)
-light rail 902 from Hamilton Station @ 10:30 to Convention Center Station (10:45)
From Downtown
-light rail 902 from Civic Center @ 2:20 to Hamilton @ 2:50; transfer to 82 at 2:55 to Safeway, scooter to DCS by 3:20 day-only kids)

--light rail 902 from Convention Center @ 7:36 to Winchester @ 7:55 (parents pick up evening group)

902: Civic 2:38 to Fruitvale @ 3:02
25: Fruitvale station 3:06 to 3:25  OR 3:26 to 3:45
82: 3:21 @ Ham/Mer
Adults:  Chris, Alan, Louise, Bina)

Still Needs to Be Done
-2 more chaperones confirmed (Alan Biggs, so far)
-rainy-day alternative to scootering the trail
-parent letter with return sheet
-can we get a VTA class pass?
-Downtown Ice permission sheet?
-budget
-confirm with The Tech and the Tech Shop
-psycho donuts donate?
-list of which kids will be going to which food place (for both lunch and dinner)

Original List of Ideas:
    1. Downtown Ice
    2. The Tech (Star Wars exhibit)
    3. The Church (St Joseph Cathedral)
    4. Museum of Art
    5. MLK Library
    6. San Jose State University
    7. The Tech Shop
    8. Food (choices at Paseo de San Antonio)
    9. Guadalupe River Trail
    10. Christmas in the Park (evening optional)
    11. Camera Cinemas (evening optional)
Planning Group:
Naya, Oscar, RyanS, Prerna, Lukas



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