Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year! I hope your summer has been wonderful, full of exploration, play, and good family and friend time. As we relish in the long summer days and warm summer nights, please begin looking forward to our journey back in time as our fall expedition, Gold Dust and Gunsmoke kicks off.
Below are some important fieldwork & school dates that we have put on our fall calendar:
September 1- Back to School Night, 5:30
September 4- Walking fieldwork to Meadow Park, Building Background Knowledge Event
September 22 – Akers Crew – Walking tour/ Gold Rush Museum at Presidio
September 23 – Akers- San Francisco Maritime National Park
October 7-8 Akers and Brisbin to Coloma and Gold Rush Live
October 22- Akers- Empire State Mine Tour (to be confirmed) & Reclaiming the Sierra Expert, Gold Mining Historic Markers, and Deer Creek Historic Mining Trail –Nevada City
* August 29- Saturday- is the 120th annual Miners Picnic at Empire State Mine. Optional event for students, just wanted to let you know in case you want to join in on the fun!
November 19- Teichert Tour (local ) – Akers
Also, I wanted to check in with you to see if you have begun reading our required reading this summer Continue reading Welcome to The Akers Crew!