02-26-2013 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #31


Title
Space Coast Junior Senior High School AFJROTC students to fly aboard USAF HC-130 aircraft

Discussion
Educational objetives include:  orientation to aeronautics, aviation equipment and careers, and airborne navigation.  Students will be transported from Space Coast Junior Senior High School to Patrick AFB, FL via school bus.  Students will receive a pre-flight briefing describing the nomenclature, history and mission of the C-130 as well as safety procedures and equipment.  Next, they board the aircraft for a 30-minute flight around the Melbourne/Cape Canaveral area.  Students will have dinner at the Patrick Dining Hall and then return to SCJSHS via school bus.  The entire trip is funded by the USAF and is at no cost to the district. 

Recommendation
Approve the field trip for Space Coast Junior Senior High School AF JROTC students to fly aboard USAF HC-130 aircraft.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 2/12/2013
Consent after Information2/26/2013

Authority for Action
Procedures 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

Bob Spinner, Principal, Space Coast Junior Senior High, 638-0750

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