Monday, March 18, 2013

McWhorter Elementary Chosen as Only U.S. School to Participate inLandmark Skype Call to Mount Everest

On Mar. 28, McWhorter Elementary will participate in a Skype call to Mount Everest. In a promotion by Skype in the Classroom, explorer Mark Wood will be leading an expedition through the Nepalese side of the Himalayas in an attempt to summit Mount Everest. Wood selected one school from ten countries, from over 650 that applied for the opportunity. McWhorter is the only school from the United States that was selected to take part in this call, along with students from schools in Japan, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Thailand, Australia, Switzerland and Finland.

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