03-22-2011 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #34


Title
Space Coast Junior Senior High FIRST Robotics field trip to Palmetto Regional Tournament Competition in Charleston, South Carolina

Discussion
The FIRST Robotics Team #187 consisting of approximately fifteen (15) students will compete in the Palmetto Regional FIRST Robotics Tournament.  Students work in class, after school and Saturdays for six (6) weeks learning electronics, pneumatics, mechanical systems, programming, parametric modeling, prototyping, animation, business plans, practices and machine tool processes in a team problem solving engineering project.  Students will depart Space Coast on March 23, 2011 at 12:15 and will return on March 26, 2011 at 12:00 midnight.  Students will travel by Charter Bus.  Four fingerprinted chaperones will accompany the team.  Students have been fundraising and have received donations for this trip.  There will be no cost to the district.  Students will miss two and a half (2 1/2) school days. 

Recommendation
Approve the Space Coast Junior Senior High FIRST Robotics Team field trip to Palmetto Regional Tournament Competition in  Charleston, South Carolina. 

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 3/8/2011
Consent after Information3/22/2011

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

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Contact

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

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




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