Agenda Item #38
Palm Bay High School Academy of Law and Public Safety Trip to Washington, D.C.
The Junior Class of the Palm Bay High School Academy of Law and Public Safety is requesting School Board approval to conduct a trip to Washington, D.C. on December 6-10, 2009. Thirty (30) students and five (5) adult chaperones plan to travel by charter bus to visit our nation's capitol. Some of the events the students will be participating in are having a tour of the D.E.A. Training Facility, the F.B.I. Academy in Quantico, and the U.S. Customs & Border Protection Agency Headquarters. They will also participate in tours of Alexandria, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Prior to leaving Washington, D.C., the students will tour the various exhibits of the Smithsonian.
The group plans to leave Palm Bay High School at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 6, 2009, by charter bus, and return to the school at approximately 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 10, 2009. Four days of school will be missed. The cost for the trip is $559 per student for quad occupancy. The cost includes hotel rooms, meals, admissions, and transportation. Students will be responsible for their travel expenses. There will be no cost to the District.
Approve the Palm Bay High School Academy of Law and Public Safety trip to Washington, D.C. on December 6-10, 2009.
Information - 9/8/2009
Consent after Information9/22/2009
Authority for Action
Procedures & Criteria for Field Trips
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Damian Wilson, Director, PBHS Academy of Law & Public Safety -- Telephone: 321-952-5900
John G. Thomas, Principal, Palm Bay High School -- Telephone: 321-952-5900
Cyndi Van Meter, Area I Superintendent -- Telephone: 321-254-0340
Attachment: PBHS Trip to Washington, D.C. Dec. 2009.pdf