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Allegheny Valley School music and choral students going to Walt Disney World

Mary Ann Thomas
Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom park

The Allegheny Valley School Board recently approved trips for students and staff in the school’s music and choral programs.

Headlining the trips is the 2019-2020 fall band and choir trip to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla., from Nov. 28 through Dec. 3.

The cost for each student is estimated at $975, and the students are encouraged to raise the funds to pay for the trip.

The district will pay the cost of meals for all students and staff as well as substitute teachers.

The board also approved a trip for music teacher Stephen Smietana and qualified students to attend the PMEA Region Band Festival at New Castle Senior High School on March 7-9.

Overall the cost of the trip to the district is estimated at $465 and includes transportation, registration, lodging and meals as well as a substitute teacher.

Mary Ann Thomas is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Mary at 724-226-4691, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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