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GHS juniors seek to visit the Revolutionary City

The Gloucester High School junior class is interested in visiting the Revolutionary City in Williamsburg prior to taking the U.S. history SOL assessment this spring. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (CWF) is collecting donations to help the students make the study trip at a discounted cost.

Revolutionary City is an interactive live street theater performance that covers many of the major events from 1774 to 1781 that led to American independence.

CWF recently received on behalf of the class $1,000 donations each from the Cook Foundation and the Gloucester County Public Schools Education Foundation and a $1,500 donation from Dr. Bill Dodson of Gloucester, for a total of $3,500 to support the trips. Approximately $1,790 is still needed to send the 460 juniors on the guided SOL-related study visits.

Due to budget cuts at the time, the GHS junior class members were not able to make the traditional trip to Williamsburg as fourth graders. Currently, a grant from Ferguson Enterprises f...

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