Category: Field Trips

Beyond Planet Earth

For our latest field trip, we explored outer space via the newest exhibit, Beyond Planet Earth, currently on display at Museum at Prairie Fire. This exhibit has all kinds of wonderful space items, as well as dioramas of potential space…

Johnson Farms

guest post by C. A. We had beautiful weather for our fall field trip to Johnson Farms! At the start of the tour, the guide talked to us about the different vegetables and squash grown at the farm and which…

Emergency Operations Center Tour

On May 24th we toured the Emergency Operations Center in Olathe as part of our Community Helpers series, which includes the police station and the fire station. The center is the heart of emergency preparedness in Johnson County. The employees…

Pizzeria Locale

On May 16 and 17 we had two groups of students visit Pizzeria Locale at 95th and Quivira to learn all about how pizza dough is made, and to enjoy a pizza lunch courtesy of the restaurant. The demonstration started…

Louisburg Cider Mill 2016

image courtesy of Louisburg Cider Mill On the 5th we drove down to Louisburg Cider Mill. Our tour started at the cider mill, where we watched how cider was made from fresh apples. We had fun sampling cider doughnuts and…

Shatto Dairy

On Wednesday we went to Shatto Dairy to learn more about our local dairy, to meet some of the cows, and to try some delicious samples too! We sampled several different kinds of flavored milk, from the more traditional flavors…

Police Station Tour

Today we toured the police station and learned about how police officers help our community. We started our tour in the training room where our guide, Officer Castle, told us about all the different rooms that are used at the…