10-24-2017 School Board Meeting & Public Hearing Policy 5517.01
Agenda Item #19


Title
Field Trip - Satellite High School Speech and Debate Team to Durham, North Carolina

Discussion

The Satellite High School Speech and Debate Team, eighteen students, two teachers (one male and one female) and five A+ volunteer/chaperones (three females and two males), plan to travel and attend the 4th Annual Cavalier Invitational in Durham, North Carolina on January 12-15, 2018.  Students will miss only one day from school since Monday, January 15th is a holiday.

Accommodations will be at the LaQuinta Inn and Suites in Durham Chapel Hill, Durham, North Carolina at $89.00 per night. The tournament will take place at Durham Academy Upper School in Durham, NC. An approved vendor, Magic Carpet Ride, will provide transportation at a cost of $5,817.00.  Funds will be raised through approved fund raisers to cover the cost of registration fees and bus expenses. All meals will be paid by students and chaperones. No student will be denied participation due to lack of funds. THERE WILL BE NO COST TO THE DISTRICT.



Recommendation
Approve the Satellite High School Speech and Debate Team, eighteen students, two teachers, and five A+ volunteer/chaperones, to travel and attend the 4th Annual Cavalier Invitational in Durham, North Carolina from January 12 - 15, 2018.

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
2018TBDYES80060114190909800330000

Legal Counsel Review
No

Contact
Mark Elliott, Principal, Satellite High School, (321) 779-2000
Dr. Stephanie Soliven, Assistant Superintendent, Secondary Leading and Learning, (321) 633-1000 Ext. 300


Attachment:  Satellite HS - Speech and Debate Itinerary - Durham, NC.pdf