10-24-2017 School Board Meeting & Public Hearing Policy 5517.01
Agenda Item #18


Title
Field Trip - Melbourne High School Crew Team Trip to Augusta, Georgia

Discussion

The Melbourne High School Crew Team is requesting School Board approval to compete in the Head of the South Regatta in Augusta, Georgia on November 10 - 12, 2017. This is one of the largest high school rowing competitions in the South. The event will be held along the Savannah River in Augusta, Georgia. An itinerary is attached.

Forty students, two teachers, and five A+ parent chaperones plan to travel by charter bus to Augusta, Georgia. They will depart from Melbourne High School on Friday, November 10, 2017 and return on Sunday, November 12, 2017.  No school days will be missed since November 10th is a holiday. Students and chaperones will stay at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Augusta 1049 Stevens Creek Road, Augusta, GA 30907. Estimated cost per student is $200.00. Monies will be raised through community sponsorships, approved fund raisers, and family contributions. Chaperones will pay for their own meals and lodging. The Melbourne High School Crew assumes all responsibility for costs. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO THE DISTRICT. 



Recommendation
Approve the Melbourne High School Crew Team consisting of forty students, two teachers, and five A+ parent chaperones, to travel and participate in the Head of the South Regatta in Augusta, Georgia on November 10 - 12, 2017.

Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 10/24/2017

Authority for Action
Procedures and 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
18TBDYES80020114990219800330000

Legal Counsel Review
No

Contact
J. Chad Kirk, Principal, Melbourne High School, (321) 952-5880
Dr. Stephanie Soliven, Assistant Superintendent, Secondary Leading and Leading, (321) 633-1000, Ext. 300


Attachment:  Mel Hi Crew -Head of the South Intinerary November 2017 (002).pdf