05-09-2017 School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #23


Title
Field Trip - Satellite High School Boys and Girls Cross Country Team to attend the Great American Cross Country Festival in Cary, North Carolina

Discussion

The Satellite High School Cross County Team is requesting approval to participate in the Great American Cross Country Festival in Cary, North Carolina on October 5 - 8, 2017. Approximately 25 boys and 25 girls would attend with one male coach and five A+ volunteers (four female and one male). Students would miss two days of school.

The team will travel via charter bus (Dynamic Charter, approved BPS vendor) at a cost of $5,100.00. Hotel accommodations will be made pending board approval at the LaQuinta Inn located in Raleigh, North Carolina.  A block of rooms has tentatively been reserved at $80 per night. Total cost of rooms would be $4,000.00. Athletes are responsible for their own meals, approximately $100 per athlete. Funds will be raised by parents and supporters. Volunteers will work many local Running Zone events to raise funds to support the program. No student will be denied to participate due to funds. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO THE DISTRICT.



Recommendation

Approve the request for the Satellite High School Cross Country team to attend the Great American Cross Country Festival in Cary, North Carolina October 5-8, 2017.



Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 5/9/2017

Authority for Action
Procedures and Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Other Sources

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Budgeted
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Project
Function
Object
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17-18TBDY80060114030409800330000

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