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8th Grade End of Year Field Trip Information

Dear 8th-grade Parents/Guardians, 


As our 8th-graders’ experience at MMS comes to a close,  we celebrate their time in middle school with a celebratory field trip.  On Monday, June 15, 2020, our 8th-graders will have the opportunity to visit Fountain Spring Lake Country Club for a day of fun, excitement and an opportunity to bond with classmates prior to going to high school. 


Destination of Trip: 8th Grade Trip to Fountain Spring Lake, Ringwood, NJ

Supervision: 8th Grade Teachers, Support Staff; School Nurse; Administration 

Departure Time: 8:15 am

Approximate Return Time: 3:30pm

Transportation: School Bus

Cost: $63.00/student (non-refundable)

Other Information: RAIN OR SHINE! Morning continental breakfast, buffet-style lunch and an afternoon dessert will be provided (see attached menu).

Plan to bring: Swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, and sports equipment (students are responsible for any equipment they bring with them to the facility).


Activities included at Fountain Spring Lake, Ringwood, NJ: (weather permitting)

  • Zip-line over lake 
  • Aerial Tree Course
  • Water-slides
  • Swimming
  • Boating 
  • Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, softball/baseball fields (students need to bring equipment)


Dietary Consideration:  Please alert us if your child has food allergies or specific dietary needs. We will communicate with the facility regarding student needs and they will accommodate those requirements.  We have attached the menu for your convenience. The Fountain Spring Lake Country Club is a “Nut-Free/Tree-Nut-Free” facility. If you have specific concerns about any of the menu items, please have your child speak with our School Nurse, Mrs. Marybeth Clark, before eating - Mrs. Clark will be onsite for the 8th Grade Field Trip and will have access to student medical information and Allergy Treatment Plans.  If you prefer, send your child with his/her own snack and lunch.


Permission Slip:  The permission slip for the 2020 8th Grade Field Trip is attached to this email.  Please review, sign and return the permission slip with a check made out to “Millburn Middle School” in the amount of $63.00. Permission slips and checks are to be returned no later than Friday, May 22, 2020, to the homeroom teachers.  Every 8th-graders needs to return the permission slip, regardless if they are attending the trip.  If you are not planning on attending the trip please return the permission slip and check the box that says “The above-named pupil will not be attending.”


*In the event that your child is not attending 8th Grade Field Trip and/or will not be attending school on Monday, June 15, 2020, you must alert the attendance office using the email address.  Thank you!




John Connolly


     Millburn Middle School