One of the highlights of fifth grade was taking a boat trip in the Hudson River. Some of the kids on the trip have never been to New York City before and they were amazed during our bus ride at how big the city was! We have never seen so many people, cars, traffic, and huge buildings.

It was a perfect day for us. We were able to see New York City while riding in the boat and after that we headed off to the New Amsterdam Theatre to see the musical “Aladdin.”

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We loved the Broadway show. The huge theater was filled. We sat in the balcony. Our favorite part of “Aladdin” was when they sang “ A Whole New World.”

After the show we got back on the bus to go back to school. Our favorite parts of the day were the boat ride and seeing the Statue of Liberty. It is something we will never forget.