05-24-2016 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #47


Title
Field Trip - Satellite HS Boys and Girls Cross Country Team to Great American Cross Country Festival in Cary, NC

Discussion
The Satellite High Cross Country team is requesting approval to participate in the Great American Cross Country Festival in Cary, North Carolina on September 29 through October 2, 2016.   Approximately 25 boys and 20 girls would attend with one male coach and five A+ volunteers (4 female and 1 male).  The team would travel via charter bus (Dynamic Charter, approved BPS vendor). 

Hotel accommodations will be made pending board approval at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley, Raleigh, North Carolina.  The 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 the 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 Cross Country team to attend the Great American Cross Country Festival in Cary, North Carolina on September 29 through October 2, 2016.  Approximately 25 boys and 20 girls would attend with their coach and five chaperones.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 5/24/2016
Consent after Information6/14/2016

Authority for Action
Procedures & Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Other Sources

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
16N/AYes80060114030409800330--

Contact
Mark Elliott, Principal: 779-2000 
K. Jane Cline, Central Area Superintendent: 633-1000, x411



Attachment:  SHS CC Great America CC_NC 2016.pdf