11-17-2009 Organization of the Board-Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #47


Title
Palm Bay High School Wrestling Team Trip to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Discussion

The Palm Bay High School Wrestling Team is requesting School Board approval to participate in an Interscholastic Athletic Event at Hilton Head High School in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, on December 28-30, 2009.  Participation in this event will allow the student athletes the opportunity to wrestle in an area where there are college scouts and recruits since Florida lacks college wrestling programs.

Sixteen students and three adult chaperones plan to travel in approved private vehicles to Hilton Head Island.  They plan to leave Melbourne at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, December 28, 2009.  The group will stay at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort.  The wrestling activities will begin on Monday afternoon and continue through Tuesday, December 29.  The group will depart Hilton Head Island at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 30, and arrive in Melbourne at approximately 7:30 p.m. that evening.  No school will be missed since the trip occurs during winter vacation.

The Palm Bay High School Wrestling Team Booster Club will cover the cost of the entry fee ($175), hotel rooms (approximately $1,200) and fuel/transportation cost (approximately $380).  Each participant will cover their own food and personal expenses.  There will be no cost to the District.



Recommendation
Approve the trip request by the Palm Bay High School Wrestling Team to travel to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, on December 28-30, 2009, to participate in the Interscholastic Athletic Event at Hilton Head High School.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 11/17/2009
Consent after Information12/8/2009

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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Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program

Contact

John G. Thomas, Principal, Palm Bay High School -- 952-5900

Cyndi Van Meter, Area I Superintendent -- 254-0340




Attachment:  PBHS Wrestling - Dec 2009.pdf