A Mixed Bag
Author's note: Going on this trip was one of the most memorable experiences of my life. I had SO much fun... Show full author's note »
8th Grade Trip“We’re going to Temagami, and that’s final.” Miss huffed after an uproar of 24 yelling 7th graders shouting things like “I hate canoeing!” “Yeah, canoeing’s boring!” “Canada’s boring!”
Miss (that’s what we call our teacher) made the mistake back in 6th grade of telling us how her boyfriend- our Physics teacher, Mr. Banks- had taken his class to Hawaii. We were then convinced we would be surfing and lying in the sun in Hawaii in the fall of 8th grade. Instead we were expected to canoe long distances and carry 70lb canoes on our head through the woods!