Agenda Item #28
Field Trip: Edgewood JSHS to Columbia Scholastic Press Association Conference Manhattan, NY
The current and next year's Newspaper and Yearbook editors, along with the director of design are planning to attend the Columbia Scholastic Press Association Annual Conference at
Students and chaperones will take part in the conference that will cover many of the Sunshine State Standards. The trip will be funded by Taylor Publishing who is paying the registration fees, chaperone's airfare, school's substitute for the teacher, and hotel charges. Parents have read the cost break-down for airfare and all are able and willing to pay for their students. Taxi fees will be paid out of the Yearbook fund. Students are only responsible for bringing spending money.
Approve the request for the Edgewood Jr./Sr. High School Newspaper and Yearbook editors, five (5) students and two (2) chaperones, to attend the Columbia Scholastic Press Association Annual Conference at Columbia University, Manhattan, NY on March 18-20, 2009. The students will miss three (3) days of school.
Information - 2/24/2009
Consent after Information3/10/2009
Authority for Action
Procedures and Criteria for Field Trips
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Dr. Kenneth Winn, Principal, 454-1030
Sandra Demmon, Area III Superintendent 633-1000, x411
Attachment: Columbia Scholastic Press Conference 09.pdf