15,000 Steps

It all started bright and early at Orlando International Airport with 65 excited students, chaperones, and teachers.

Friends were excited to find out who was in their group for the week. Parents said their goodbyes. Teachers did a little last minute boarding pass shuffling to make sure students were all seated together. Flight attendants did their best to fit all of our carry-ons into the overhead bins.

Once we arrived at our destination, we realized that the teachers hadn’t been exaggerating when they’d said there would be a lot of walking.

After navigating the METRO, we walked to our hotel to drop off our bags. Then we headed in the direction of the National Mall and walked around the Washington Monument. We went to the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial, then stopped by the Lincoln Memorial, made our way by the Vietnam Memorial, and finished at the World War II Memorial.

The springtime weather was beautiful and perfect for a day of walking. Flowers were in bloom. Dandelions dotted the lawn, and dried cherry blossoms were on the pathways throughout the memorials. Students enjoyed their time moving between the memorials laughing, playing games, taking pictures, and spending time together with friends.

We ended our day quietly, settling into our hotel, with everyone looking forward to tomorrow. It was a great first day in D.C!

The Geneva School
The Geneva School
October 3, 2023
  • Chamber Orchestra

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 7:15 am- 8:15 am
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  • K4 Moms Coffee

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 8:30 am- 10:00 am
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  • 3rd-5th Grade Youth Soccer Practice

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 3:20 pm- 4:20 pm
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  • Geneva Cheer

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 3:20 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • 3-6th Grade Youth Tennis with Luke Russo

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Philharmonia Orchestra

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Varsity Boys Golf Away vs Trinity Christian

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 5:30 pm
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  • MS Soccer Home Game vs Circle

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm
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  • MS White Team Volleyball Home Match vs. UHS Freshman

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm
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  • JV Volleyball Home match vs University High School

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 5:30 pm- 6:30 pm
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  • Varsity Volleyball Home match vs University High School

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
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  • Great Conversation with Nigel Biggar (RTS/TGS Joint Event)

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
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October 4, 2023
  • US Chapel

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 9:25 am- 10:10 am
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  • Seedlings Garden Club (Kindergarten)

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 2:20 pm- 3:20 pm
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  • 1st-2nd Grade Youth Soccer Practice

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:20 pm- 4:20 pm
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  • Typing Class

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:20 pm- 4:20 pm
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  • LS NHS Tutoring

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:25 pm- 4:10 pm
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  • Brioso Choir

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Green Thumbs Garden Club (3rd & 4th Grade)

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • NHS Tutoring

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Stitch Lab

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Varsity Girls Golf Away vs Lake Mary Prep

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:45 pm- 5:45 pm
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  • Swim & Dive @ Trinity Prep

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 5:15 pm- 7:15 pm
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October 5, 2023
  • Chamber Orchestra

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 7:15 am- 8:15 am
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  • 1st Grade Moms Coffee

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 8:30 am- 10:00 am
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  • K4 / Kindergarten Youth Soccer

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 2:45 pm- 3:45 pm
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  • K4-Kindergarten Youth Soccer Practice

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 2:45 pm- 3:30 pm
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  • 4th Grade Volleyball Practice

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm
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  • Kindergarten-6th Grade Youth Tennis with Stefanie

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Percussio

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Upper School Talent Show Rehearsal

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm
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  • Varsity Boys Golf Away vs Foundation Academy

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 5:30 pm
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  • MS Soccer Home Game vs Central FL Prep

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm
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  • MS Volleyball WhiteTeam Home Match vs. St Luke's Lutheran & TP

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm
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  • 9th Grade Parents Knight Out (PKO)

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm
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  • MS Volleyball White Team Home Match vs. TPS (Riley Arena)

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
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October 6, 2023
  • Lower School Spirit Friday

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Fathers Watch

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 8:00 am- 9:30 am
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  • K–5th Gr Math Curriculum Parent Meeting

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 8:30 am- 9:30 am
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  • Varsity Volleyball Tournament in Daytona

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 11:30 am- 9:30 pm
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  • JV Volleyball Daytona Tournament

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 3:00 pm- 8:00 pm
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  • K4-Kindergarten Youth Soccer Games

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 3:15 pm- 4:00 pm
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  • Strategy & Board Games Club

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 3:20 pm- 5:20 pm
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  • Lower School Talent Show Rehearsal

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm
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  • Football Home Game vs. Oasis Christian

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
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  • Lower School Talent Show

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 7:00 pm- 8:00 pm
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October 7, 2023
  • Cross Country Meet Ocoee High School

    Date: October 7, 2023 - October 7, 2023
    Time: 7:00 am- 9:00 am
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  • JV Volleyball Tournament in Daytona

    Date: October 7, 2023 - October 7, 2023
    Time: 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
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  • Varsity Volleyball Tournament in Daytona

    Date: October 7, 2023 - October 7, 2023
    Time: 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
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  • Swim & Dive @ Lake Highland Prep

    Date: October 7, 2023 - October 7, 2023
    Time: 4:00 pm- 7:00 pm
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  • Upper School Talent Show

    Date: October 7, 2023 - October 7, 2023
    Time: 7:00 pm- 8:30 pm
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October 3, 2023
  • Chamber Orchestra

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 7:15 am- 8:15 am
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  • K4 Moms Coffee

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 8:30 am- 10:00 am
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  • 3rd-5th Grade Youth Soccer Practice

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 3:20 pm- 4:20 pm
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  • Geneva Cheer

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 3:20 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • 3-6th Grade Youth Tennis with Luke Russo

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Philharmonia Orchestra

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Varsity Boys Golf Away vs Trinity Christian

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 5:30 pm
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  • MS Soccer Home Game vs Circle

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm
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  • MS White Team Volleyball Home Match vs. UHS Freshman

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm
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  • JV Volleyball Home match vs University High School

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 5:30 pm- 6:30 pm
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  • Varsity Volleyball Home match vs University High School

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
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  • Great Conversation with Nigel Biggar (RTS/TGS Joint Event)

    Date: October 3, 2023 - October 3, 2023
    Time: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
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October 4, 2023
  • US Chapel

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 9:25 am- 10:10 am
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  • Seedlings Garden Club (Kindergarten)

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 2:20 pm- 3:20 pm
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  • 1st-2nd Grade Youth Soccer Practice

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:20 pm- 4:20 pm
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  • Typing Class

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:20 pm- 4:20 pm
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  • LS NHS Tutoring

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:25 pm- 4:10 pm
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  • Brioso Choir

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Green Thumbs Garden Club (3rd & 4th Grade)

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • NHS Tutoring

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Stitch Lab

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Varsity Girls Golf Away vs Lake Mary Prep

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 3:45 pm- 5:45 pm
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  • Swim & Dive @ Trinity Prep

    Date: October 4, 2023 - October 4, 2023
    Time: 5:15 pm- 7:15 pm
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October 5, 2023
  • Chamber Orchestra

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 7:15 am- 8:15 am
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  • 1st Grade Moms Coffee

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 8:30 am- 10:00 am
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  • K4 / Kindergarten Youth Soccer

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 2:45 pm- 3:45 pm
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  • K4-Kindergarten Youth Soccer Practice

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 2:45 pm- 3:30 pm
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  • 4th Grade Volleyball Practice

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm
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  • Kindergarten-6th Grade Youth Tennis with Stefanie

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Percussio

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Upper School Talent Show Rehearsal

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm
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  • Varsity Boys Golf Away vs Foundation Academy

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 5:30 pm
    See more details

  • MS Soccer Home Game vs Central FL Prep

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm
    See more details

  • MS Volleyball WhiteTeam Home Match vs. St Luke's Lutheran & TP

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm
    See more details

  • 9th Grade Parents Knight Out (PKO)

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm
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  • MS Volleyball White Team Home Match vs. TPS (Riley Arena)

    Date: October 5, 2023 - October 5, 2023
    Time: 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
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October 6, 2023
  • Lower School Spirit Friday

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Fathers Watch

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 8:00 am- 9:30 am
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  • K–5th Gr Math Curriculum Parent Meeting

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 8:30 am- 9:30 am
    See more details

  • Varsity Volleyball Tournament in Daytona

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 11:30 am- 9:30 pm
    See more details

  • JV Volleyball Daytona Tournament

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 3:00 pm- 8:00 pm
    See more details

  • K4-Kindergarten Youth Soccer Games

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 3:15 pm- 4:00 pm
    See more details

  • Strategy & Board Games Club

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 3:20 pm- 5:20 pm
    See more details

  • Lower School Talent Show Rehearsal

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm
    See more details

  • Football Home Game vs. Oasis Christian

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
    See more details

  • Lower School Talent Show

    Date: October 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023
    Time: 7:00 pm- 8:00 pm
    See more details

October 7, 2023
  • Cross Country Meet Ocoee High School

    Date: October 7, 2023 - October 7, 2023
    Time: 7:00 am- 9:00 am
    See more details

  • JV Volleyball Tournament in Daytona

    Date: October 7, 2023 - October 7, 2023
    Time: 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
    See more details

  • Varsity Volleyball Tournament in Daytona

    Date: October 7, 2023 - October 7, 2023
    Time: 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
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  • Swim & Dive @ Lake Highland Prep

    Date: October 7, 2023 - October 7, 2023
    Time: 4:00 pm- 7:00 pm
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  • Upper School Talent Show

    Date: October 7, 2023 - October 7, 2023
    Time: 7:00 pm- 8:30 pm
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