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~ The Online Itinerary and Journal
of
Looney Lisa Ladybug - Looney 97~

friend to Looney Larry Lobster and Looney Lester Lobster
all residing at the Joseph Lee Elementary School in Boston, Massachusetts
(FYI: The ladybug is the state insect of Massachusetts.)



Our project for the 1996-1997 school year is over. Our traveling Looneys are back in Boston having traveled 22,762 miles. Through them we met many new friends and had many new experiences. Thank you to all participants. You made the project a great success for us. Enjoy your summer vacation!

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Participant note: If your class would like links to receive electronic mail
or to direct others to your homepage, notify us with the information.

Visit Looney Larry and Looney Lester Lobster (Looney97).


Mailing note: Looney Lisa is comfortable traveling First Class Priority Mail which might take four traveling days.




March 3 - 7, 1997

Judy Martin's class
Chugach Optional (School URL)
Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Looney Lisa's miles traveled from Boston to reach Anchorage: 3,377 miles

Journal entries - At the Iditarod start - Anchorage

Looney Lisa arrived on Friday, Feb. 28, 1997.

State capital: Juneau
Geographic location: 61N149W
State nickname: The Last Frontier

[ Alaska weather | Alaska | Iditarod | Alaskan Cities, Towns, villages | Northern lights ]


Lisa Ladybug's cumulative mileage:

3,377 miles

March 17 - 21, 1997

Margaret Roberts' K-2 students
Chiniak School
Chiniak, AK 99615

Looney Lisa's miles traveled from Anchorage to reach Kodiak Island: 253 miles

Journal entries - Welcomed to a small village; discovers the Pacific Ocean; bike ride; basketball; bunk bed; wildlife; read alouds; WWII bunker - Chiniak


State capital: Juneau
Geographic location: 57N 152W
State nickname: The Last Frontier

[ Kodiak Island weather | Kodiak Island | Alaskan Cities, Towns, villages | Northern lights ]


Lisa Ladybug's cumulative mileage:

3,630 miles

March 31 - April 4, 1997

Carolyn Burt's 5th graders
Cedar River Elementary School
Maple Valley, WA

Looney Lisa's miles traveled from Chiniak to reach Maple Valley: 1,449 miles

Journal entries - colonial simulation collaborators, at school, home with alpacas, Easter, after school adventures - Maple Valley


State capital: Olympia
Geographic location: 47N 122W
State nickname: The Evergreen State

[ Washington weather | Seattle sightseeing | Washington | WA | Tourism | School reports information about WA | Just for Kids ]


Lisa's cumulative mileage:
5,079 miles

April 11 - 18, 1997

Norma Mahler's 3/4 graders
Border Central School
Calvin, ND 58323

Lisa's miles traveled to reach Calvin from Maple Valley, WA: 1,069 miles

Journal entries - Regional Elementary Science Fair; flooding - Calvin


State capital: Bismarck
Geographic location: 48N 98W
State nickname: The Peace Garden State

[ North Dakota weather | North Dakota | North Dakota | Tourism | Capitol building | Symbols and emblems ]


Lisa's cumulative mileage:
6,148 miles

April, 1997

Marjorie Duby's 4th graders
Joseph Lee School
Boston, MA 02124

Lisa's miles traveled to reach Boston from Calvin, ND: 1,414 miles


Looney Lisa's total mileage since leaving Boston:

7,562 miles

June 2 - 6, 1997

Jeanette Saltzberg's 4th graders
Prairie School
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 [School URL]

Looney Lisa's miles traveled from Boston to reach Buffalo Grove: 865 miles

Journal entries - Buffalo Grove

Looney webpage at Prairie School

Traveler Looney Lisa Ladybug arrived on May 28.


State capital: Springfield
Geographic location: 42N 87W
State nickname: Prairie State

[ Illinois weather | historic Chicago | IL | Illinois landmarks | Kids Learn Illinois ]


Lisa's cumulative mileage:
8,427 miles



June, 1997

Marjorie Duby's 4th graders
Joseph Lee School
Boston, MA 02124

Lisa's miles traveled to reach Boston from Buffalo Grove, Illinois: 865 miles


Looney Lisa's total mileage since leaving Boston: 9,283 miles




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