10-22-2013 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #26


Title
Melbourne High School Crew Team Trip to Augusta, Georgia

Discussion

The Melbourne High School Crew Team is requesting School Board approval to participate in the Head of the South Regatta in Augusta, Georgia, on November 8-10, 2013.  The team has been traveling to Georgia annually for the past 17 years to race against some of the best programs in the southeast.

Fifty-one students and six chaperones plan to travel by charter bus to Augusta, Georgia.  They plan to leave Melbourne High School at approximately 5:00 a.m. on Friday, November 8, and arrive at the regatta site at approximately 1:00 p.m.  The group will stay at the Ramada Augusta Downtown Hotel and Conference Center.  The races will be held on Saturday, November 9.  The group will depart Augusta at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Saturday and arrive back in Melbourne between midnight and 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 10.  One day of school will be missed (Friday, November 8).

The cost of $150 per student will cover transportation, hotel room, Friday lunch and dinner, and Saturday breakfast and lunch.  There will be no cost to the District.



Recommendation
Approve the field trip request by the Melbourne High School Crew Team to travel to Augusta, Georgia, on November 8-10, 2013, to participate in the Head of the South Regatta.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 10/8/2013
Consent after Information10/22/2013

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

James M. Willcoxon, Principal, Melbourne High School -- 321-952-5880

Mark W. Mullins, South Area Superintendent -- 321-254-0340




Attachment:  MHS Crew Team Trip to Augusta, GA - Nov 2013.pdf