Agenda Item #26
Melbourne High School Crew Team Trip to Augusta, Georgia
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.
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.
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
Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
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