01-18-2011 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #44


Title
Astronaut High School FIRST Robotics Team 21 Championship trip to St. Louis, MO

Discussion
Astronaut High School requests permission to attend the FIRST Robotics Championship competition on April 27 -30, 2011 in St. Louis, MO.  A maximum of twenty-five (25) students will travel via rental vans or Lynx type bus with five registered chaperones.  Cost per student is $450.00 which will be funded by corporate sponsors and team fundraising with no cost to the school district.  The trip will require three missed school days.  The St. Louis Championship is a FIRST Robotics competition for qualifying teams worldwide.   The team must qualify at the Regional March 23, 2011 competition in Charleston, SC. This trip will not take place if qualification is not met in March.

Recommendation
Approve the Astronaut High School FIRST Robotics Team 21 Championship trip to St. Louis, MO. 

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 1/18/2011
Consent w/o Information2/8/2011

Authority for Action
Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

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Contact

Mr. Terry Humphrey, Principal, Astronaut High School, 264-3000

Dr. Ronald R. Bobay, North Area Superintendent, 269-3826




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