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02-12-2008 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #24


Title
F-14. Palm Bay High School MCJROTC Rifle Team Field Trip to Fort Benning, Georgia

Discussion
The Palm Bay High School MCJROTC Rifle Team has been invited to compete in Phase II of the 2008 Marine Corps JROTC Regional Air Rifle Championships on February 14-16, 2008, at Fort Benning, Columbus, Georgia.  They will complete against the top Sporter rifle teams in the country.  Five cadets (two female and three male) and two chaperones (one female and one male) will participate in the trip.  The group will travel to Fort Benning in rental vehicles, and stay at the La Quinta Inn, Columbus, Georgia.  The Palm Bay High School MCJROTC will cover the expenses of the trip.  There will be no cost to the District.  The group will leave Palm Bay High School at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2008, and return at approximately 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, 2008.  Three days of school (February 13, 14, and 15) will be missed by the students.  The Palm Bay High School MCJROTC was notified of their qualifying for this event on January 8, 2008. 

Recommendation
Approve the field trip requst by Palm Bay High School MCJROTC Rifle Team to attend the 2008 MCJROTC Eastern USA Regional Air Rifle Championship at Fort Benning, Columbus, Georgia, on February 13-17, 2008.  There will be no cost to the District.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 1/22/2008
Consent after Information2/12/2008

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

John G. Thomas, Principal, Palm Bay High School

Thomas W. McIntyre, Area I Superintendent




Attachment:  PBHS ROTC Trip Feb 13-17, 2008.pdf