Santa Maria Times | Yosemite trip offers Mesa students education in snow, science
December 23, 2013 - 9:05am

About 130 Mesa Middle School students and nearly two dozen chaperones and teachers recently left the comforts of their homes and ventured into Yosemite National Park for the annual eighth-grade field trip.

A storm dumped up to 10 inches of snow the weekend prior to their arrival, providing a winter wonderland for the Nipomo students, many of whom had never seen snow.

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