Agenda Item #31
Jackson Middle School Quest Program Field Trip to Washington, DC
Jackson Middle School Quest program is requesting approval to travel to Washington, DC during Spring Break March 26 through March 30, 2011. This field trip will focus on cross-curricular extension studies, with an emphasis on history, science, and reading. They will focus on helping students develop the attitudes and skills needed to be informed and engaged citizens. Students will be exposed to monuments, historical landmarks and documents, and science in the making. Forty (40) students, two (2) teachers and ten (10) fingerprinted registered parent chaperones will be on this field trip. Students will travel by charter bus provided by Travel Lynx, Inc. Cost per student is estimated at $270.00 each. Students have been conducting fundraising activities from September to March to defray individual student costs. No student will be denied for financial reasons.
Approve Jackson Middle School Quest program field trip to Washington, DC, March 26-30, 2011.
Information - 1/18/2011
Consent after Information2/8/2011
Authority for Action
Procedures and Criteria for Field Trips
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Jim Hickey, Jackson Middle School, 269-1812
Dr. Ronald R. Bobay, North Area Superintendent, 269-3826