South Students Head to Costa Rica for Spring Break

Maddie Bishop, Journalist

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During spring break, some South students and a South teacher went on a trip to Costa Rica. This was an educational trip, and students learned about wildlife, landscape, and much more. The only teacher who went from South was Ms. Vittetoe. Some highlights of the trip included a visit to an elementary school, and the tour guide taught them some Costa Rican slang.

Interview with Brenden Blackburn:

What was your favorite city?

My favorite city was Monteverde

What was the most surprising thing you saw?

The most surprising thing that I saw was a sloth or a monkey in the rain forest

Did you see anything weird or scary?

I saw a giant tarantula the size of my hand during a night walk.

How many people went on the trip?

There were 8 total from south but there were two other schools that went as well. One from California and then another from Colorado.

What was your favorite part of the trip?

My favorite part of the trip was zip lining over the rain forest.

What was your least favorite part?

My least favorite part of the trip was the humidity and the bugs.

Did you eat any local foods, if so what were they?

There was a lot of rice and beans. That was the one food that was always in the meal.

Would you return to Costa Rica?

Yes

Do you even speak Spanish?

I do not speak Spanish