02-09-2010 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #34


Title
Eau Gallie High School AFJROTC Cadet Orientation Flight, Provided by the 301st Rescue Squadron, Patrick AFB, Florida

Discussion
The Eau Gallie High School AFJROTC program has been invited by the 301st Rescue Squadron to participate in a  C-130 cargo aircraft orientation flight on March 2, 2010.  The invitation extends the offer to three chaperones (two male and one female) and 15 student cadets. Cadets and chaperones will depart campus at approximately 9:30 a.m. via a Brevard County school bus and return to campus prior to school dismissal, approximately 2:30 p.m.  The orientation flight includes a comprehensive pre-flight briefing and a one-hour local training mission flight. The flight will originate and terminate at Patrick Air Force Base. (This is a USAF funded curriculum in action field trip.)

Recommendation

Approve the recommendation for Eau Gallie High School AFJROTC cadets to participate in an orientation flight with the 301st Rescue Squadron at Patrick Air Force Base on March 2, 2010.



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 2/9/2010
Consent after Information2/23/2010

Authority for Action
Procedures and 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

Thomas Sawyer, Principal, Eau Gallie High School - 242-6400

Cyndi Van Meter, Area I/II Superintendent - 254-0340