07-23-2013 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #42


Title
Astronaut High School Field Trip to New York City

Discussion
Astronaut High School's Senior Varsity Cheerleaders are requesting School Board approval to conduct a field trip to perform in the New York City Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.  Students will depart Saturday, November 23, 2013 and return Friday, November 29, 2013.  Two school days will be missed.  Nine senior female varsity cheerleaders and ten chaperones (one chaperone is a School Board employee) plan to travel by plane.  The participants will be staying in the Hilton of New York while training for their performance scheduled for Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2013.  The cost will be approximately $2,000 per participant.  Fundraisers and personal payments will cover the individual expenses.  There will be no cost to the District.

Recommendation
Approve the field trip for Astronaut High School Varsity Cheerleaders to travel to New York City.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 7/23/2013
Consent after Information8/13/2013

Authority for Action
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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Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program

Contact

Terry Humphrey, Principal, Astronaut High School, 264-3000

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