Agenda Item #32
F-22. Field Trip for Palm Bay High School to Participate in the FIRST World Championships in Atlanta, Georgia
The Palm Bay High School PiraTech FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Team and FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team plan to compete in the FIRST World Championship in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 17-19, 2008. Thirty-five students and five chaperones will participate in the trip.
The teams plan to leave on Wednesday, April 16, 2008, and return on Sunday, April 20, 2008. Transportation will be provided by Dynamic Tours Charter Bus. The group will stay at the Fairfield Inn, Atlanta, Georgia. The cost will be approximately $600 per student. Funds to cover the expenses of the trip were raised by fundraising activities, business sponsorships, and The Able Trust. There will be no cost to the District. The students will miss three days of school (April 16-18). We are asking that this item be presented to the Board once for approval because of the time constraint.
Approve the field trip request by the Palm Bay High School PiraTech FIRST Tech Challenge Team and FIRST Robotics Competition Team to attend the FIRST World Championships in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 16-20, 2008. There will be no cost to the District.
Consent w/o Information - 3/25/2008
Authority for Action
Procedures & Criteria for Field Trips
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
John G. Thomas, Principal, Palm Bay High School
Thomas W. McIntyre, Area I Superintendent
Attachment: PBHS FIRST Atlanta, GA April 2008.pdf