The Jackson High School band has been invited to perform in China and YOU can help us get there!
Why is the band going to China?
The Jackson Band has been invited by the Association of Global Education Exchange for exchange concerts and educational opportunities in and around our sister school near Qingdao, China. This invitation was a result of Mrs. Zhou, Global Education Exchange director, seeing and hearing our band on her visits to Jackson High School.
When is the trip?
March 19-27, 2014
How much does the trip cost?
The approximate cost of the trip before this sponsor drive is $3,000 per student
Who pays for the trip?
Students are expected to pay for their own trip. No school funds are used to cover any of the trip expenses.
What will the band do in China?
As special guests of the Association of Global Education Exchange, band members will visit our sister school, perform in and around the city, and take part in exchange programs with Chinese students. Time will also be spent visiting China's major cultural sites in and around Beijing. Educational clinics will be held for students prior to the trip.
Who can I contact for more information?
Michele Monigold, Director of Bands
Note: All donations are tax deductible.
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