05-13-2008 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #65


Title
Bayside High School Odyssey of the Mind Team Participation at World Finals at the University of Maryland

Discussion

The Bayside High School Odyssey of the Mind Team is requesting School Board approval to participate in the Odyssey of the Mind 2008 World Finals at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland, on May 31 through June 4, 2008.

Six students and four chaperones/parents will participate in the trip.  Participants will travel with their parents.  The six members of the team are all seniors, and the trip will not interfere with their schooling.  They will all be high school graduates at the time of the competition.

The cost for transportation will be approximately $1,200.  Lodging will be approximately $1,800, and fees and supplies will cost approximately $900.  There will be no cost to the District or the school.  All costs will be paid through fundraising.



Recommendation
Approve Bayside High School Odyssey of the Mind Team to travel to the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland, to participate in the Odyssey of the Mind 2008 World Finals on May 31 through June 4, 2008. 

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 5/13/2008
Consent after Information5/27/2008

Authority for Action
Procedures & 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

John W. Tuttle, Principal, Bayside High School

Thomas W. McIntyre, Area I Superintendent




Attachment:  Bayside Odyssey Team 5-13-08.pdf