Each year I teach the 5th grade class at Holly Academy (Holly, MI) basic table manners prior to their school trip to The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan. The hotel is a classic old style hotel with a formal dinning room. Here I teach the young men how to assist a lady to her seat.
Holly, Michigan. Holly Academy has a 5th grade class trip to Mackinac Island each spring. The class stays at The Grand Hotel on the island. It is a famous old hotel (built in 1887) that holds to the classic standards of protocol. At 6:30pm each evening, men are to be in jacket and tie, ladies in evening dress. For the third year in a row I have taught a table manners class prior to the trip to help prepare the young men and women of Holly Academy for their stay at the Ho