04-09-2013 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #36


Title
Merritt Island High School Field Trip to San Luis Obispo, California

Discussion
Merritt Island High School request permission for the StangSat Team to travel to San Luis Obispo, California to integrate their satellite with their partner satellite at California Polytechnic University.  The students will also be participating in the launch of their prototype satellite.  The trip will take place on May 31-June 8, 2013.  No schools days will be missed.  Eleven (11) students and four (4) chaperones will be attending.  There will be both male and female chaperones.  All are properly fingerprinted with the district.  The trip will be funded by various fundraisers and business partners, including Craig Technologies.   

Recommendation
Approve the field trip for Merritt Island High to travel to San Luis Obispo, California May 31- June 8, 2013

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 3/12/2013
Consent after Information4/9/2013

Authority for Action
Criteria and procedures for filed 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

Gary Shiffrin, Principal, Merritt Island  High, 454-1000

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




Attachment:  StangSat field trip.pdf