Reaching New Heights

On a field trip this past Friday, during the peak of fall foliage in central Virginia, the class of 2032 became the youngest grade in school history to summit Shenandoah National Park’s Old Rag, a mountain known for its difficult and rocky terrain. Following the hiking trip, fourth grade homeroom teacher Mr. Elias Naegele commented, “Boys can do great things when given the opportunity.” Click here to read Mr. Naegele’s article written for The Heights Forum on how introducing young boys to the great outdoors is an incredibly formative experience.