01-19-2016 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #53

Field Trip/Contract -- Bayside High Football Game vs Lowndes High School in Valdosta, Georgia


Bayside High School varsity football requests Board approval to travel to Valdosta, Georgia, to participate in a varsity football game on August 26, 2016, with Lowndes High School.  Participation in this game will result in Bayside High School receiving a payment of $12,000.  This money will be utilized by the football program to cover the charter bus/travel expenses for the event, as well as pay off previous debts incurred.

The football team consisting of approximately 70 students, plus 10 coaches, administration and athletic director, will travel by charter bus to Lowndes High School.  They plan to depart from Bayside High at approximately 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 26, and return in the morning on Saturday, August 27.  No lodging is required for the event.  The students will miss one day of school (August 26, 2016).

This is the second game in a contract with Lowndes High School.  The first game was approved by the Board on March 10, 2015, for the football game held on August 28, 2015.

The cost of the trip will be covered by the payment of $12,000 per the contract.  There will be no cost to the District.

Approve the field trip/contract for the Bayside High School varsity football team to travel to Valdosta, Georgia, on August 26-27, 2016, to participate in a football game with Lowndes High School.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 1/19/2016
Consent after Information2/9/2016

Authority for Action
F.S. 1001.42 and Procedures & Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom

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

Cost Center


Christine Moore, Principal, Bayside High School -- 321-956-5000

Dr. Mark W. Mullins, South Area Superintendent -- 321-254-0340

Attachment:  Bayside High Football - Travel to Georgia - Aug 2016.pdf