During the South
Shore commuter line’s Teacher Appreciation Week, essay applications will be
accepted from educators for a chance to win free field trip transportation
for their class.
To thank local
educators for their hard work, the South Shore created Teachers Appreciation
Week, during which educators are invited to ride the train for free from
Aug. 7-13 on all off-peak weekday and all weekend trains. To ride, educators
will need to present a valid school ID.
In addition to free
rides, the South Shore is offering teachers a chance to win free
transportation for their class for a field trip. Educators may submit an
essay focusing on what they did on the day they utilized the free train
All essays must be
submitted by Aug. 21, and the winner will be contacted via email and
announced on social media.
Essays must include
information about what the educator did on the day of his/her free trip.
* All submissions
must include the educator’s name, school, and grade(s) he/she currently
teaches. Please include an email address.
* The essay must
include a one- to three-paragraph description of your trip and what you did
for the day. Photos are encouraged and may be shared on South Shore social
* Email essays to
email@example.com with the subject “Teachers Ride Free Essay.”
* Only one
submission per educator is allowed.
* The field trip
must occur during the 2017/2018 school year.