02-22-2011 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #29


Title
Cocoa Beach Junior Senior High Wind Ensemble field trip to Atlanta, GA

Discussion
Cocoa Beach Junior Senior High Wind Ensemble is requesting approval to travel to Atlanta, Georgia on March 24 -28, 2011.  Participating in this Educational trip to Atlanta, GA will give Cocoa Beach Wind Ensemble students a wonderful opportunity to hear a professional symphony in a major city.  Students will work in teams in discussions of performance and feedback on how to apply what they heard back in the classroom.  In addition this experience will help foster and develop group cohesiveness and teamwork that encompass the character education of the complete child.  Two school days will be missed.  Thirty-two (32) students and five (5) approved chaperones will travel by Travelynx bus.  Cost per student is $370.00.  Students have been conducting fundraising activities to defray individual student costs.  No student will be denied for financial reasons. 

Recommendation
Approve Cocoa Beach Junior Senior High Wind Ensemble field trip to Atlanta, GA., March 24-28, 2011.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 2/22/2011
Consent after Information3/8/2011

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

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program

Contact

Mr. Tim Cool, Principal, Cocoa Beach Junior Senior High, 783-1776

Dr. Ronald R. Bobay, North Area Superintendent, 269-3826




Attachment:  9721X-PRINT_7200P-IR3235-Bldg9-69_1159_001.pdf