02-10-2009 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #26


Title
Palm Bay High School MCJROTC Rifle Team Trip to Camp Perry, Ohio

Discussion

The Palm Bay High School MCJROTC Rifle Team has been invited to compete in the 2009 Marine Corps JROTC Air Rifle Championships at Camp Perry, Ohio, on February 19-21, 2009.  They will compete against the top Sporter rifle teams in the country.  Six cadets (two female and four male) and two chaperones (one female and one male) will participate in the trip.

The group will depart Melbourne Airport at 10:42 a.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 2009, and return to Melbourne at 5:18 p.m. on Sunday, February 22, 2009.  The round trip airfare transportation and rental vehicle is provided by the USMC (total cost $3755.19).  Lodging will be paid by the Palm Bay High MCJROTC (approximately $1320 -- several fundraising events will pay for this expense).  Food is provided by the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) at Camp Perry.  Palm Bay High MCJROTC is paying $20 per participant per day for food.  The only cost to cadets will be additional money for food and for personal expenses.  There will be no cost to Palm Bay High School or to the District.

Three (3) days of school (February 18, 19, and 20) will be missed by the students.   



Recommendation
Approve the trip request by Palm Bay High School MCJROTC Rifle Team to attend the 2009 Marine Corps JROTC Air Rifle Championships at Camp Perry, Ohio, on February 18-22, 2009.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 1/20/2009
Consent after Information2/10/2009

Authority for Action
Procedures & 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

MGySgt Richard Beauton, Marine Instructor, Palm Bay High School - 952-5900
John G. Thomas, Principal, Palm Bay High School - 952-5900
Cyndi Van Meter, Area I Superintendent - 254-0340




Attachment:  PBHS - USMC Qualifiers2009.pdf
Attachment:  PBHS - USMCServiceChampProgram.pdf