03-09-2010 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #35


Title
Field Trip - Rockledge High School JROTC Academic & Leadership Team National Championship Academic Bowl in Washington, DC

Discussion

The Rockledge High School JROTC Academic Team qualified to attend the National Championship Academic Bowl in Washington, D.C. June 25-28, 2010.  Two (2) Rockledge High ROTC teachers and one (1) female chaperone will accompany eight (8) students.  The team will travel by commercial airlines from Orlando International Airport on June 25, 2010.  The competition will be June 26th and 27th.  The students and chaperones will be given guided tours June 28th with opportunities to meet some of our elected officials.  During the stay in Washington, students will be transported by charter bus to and from the competition.  The team will fly home to the Orlando International Airport on June 29th.  All expenses will be funded by the Federal Government.  THERE WILL BE NO COST TO THE DISTRICT. 



Recommendation
Approve the request for eight (8) students and three (3) chaperones from the Rockledge High JROTC Academic and Leadership Teams to attend the National Championship Academic Bowl in Washington, D.C. June 26-29, 2010.  Students will not miss any school.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 3/9/2010
Consent after Information3/23/2010

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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Cost Center
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Function
Object
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Contact

Tony Hines, Principal - 636-3711
Sandra Demmon, Area III Superintendent - 633-1000, x411




Attachment:  JROTC field trip DC 6_10.pdf