Forty-five enthusiastic Schulamith eighth graders took part in a two-day trip to Washington last week, chaperoned by their principal, Rookie Billet, Director of Student Activities Rachel Steiner, teacher Yaffa Schreier, and parents Aviva Eichler and Batsheva Kramer.
The girls, pictured on the steps of the Capitol (where the rotunda is under renovation), visited the Lincoln Memorial, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (where they said a perek of tehillim in the Hall of Remembrance), Arlington National Cemetery, WWII Memorial. FDR Memorial and the Newseum. They also enjoyed a dinner cruise along the Potomac River.