The Review

Eighth graders from the class of 2022 rest in the shade during a long hike.

Big Bend canceled due to COVID, replaced by Big Bend Lite

Dawson Chang, Staff Writer March 3, 2021
For the first time in 44 years, Class Eight students did not embark on the annual Big Bend trip. From Feb. 20-26, 123 eighth graders would have camped near the international border between the United States and Mexico, if not for the pandemic.
Seniors take on the role of counselors at the annual eighth grade Big Bend trip to revisit the camp or experience a new opportunity.

Seniors volunteer to attend annual Big Bend field trip as counselors

Bailey Maierson, Staff Writer February 18, 2020
Seniors take on the role of counselors at the annual eighth grade Big Bend trip to revisit the camp or experience a new opportunity.
Last year's eighth graders enjoy the view on one of their hikes. Because the 35-day-long government shutdown has ended, the Class of 2023's Big Bend trip will take place.

Annual Big Bend trip proceeds after government shutdown

Ashley Yen, Staff Writer February 18, 2019
Because the government stayed open after a 35-day-long shutdown, the Class of 2023's Big Bend trip will take place.
Due to the government shutdown, which began on Dec. 22, there are currently no visitor services provided in Big Bend National Park, which would impede the annual eighth grade retreat. Above, last year's eighth graders navigate down a trail in the park.

Government shutdown jeopardizes Big Bend trip

Sophie Gillard, Assignments Editor January 19, 2019
Because of the government shutdown, the annual eighth grade trip to Big Bend National Park may not take place since no visitor services are currently being provided.
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