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October 12, 2021 School Board Meeting
Title
Field Trip - Melbourne High School Band Program to Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 10/12/2021
Consent Type
Without Information
Discussion

The Melbourne High School Band, approximately 158 students, 4 BPS employees (two female/two male), and 16 male and female registered volunteers, are requesting approval to travel to Gatlinburg, Tennessee to participate in the Smokey Mountain Music Festival and tour local sites on April 7-10, 2022. The group will leave from Melbourne High School on Thursday, April 7th at approximately 6:00 a.m. on a charter bus rented through a BPS approved vendor and return on Sunday, April 10th at approximately 11:00 p.m. Lodging will be for three nights at a local hotel in Gatlinburg, TN. Students will miss two school days (April 7th & April 8th).  Student cost is $735.00 which includes transportation, lodging, tickets for venues, meals and tour fees. The entire trip will be funded by sponsorships, approved fundraisers and family contributions. All arrangements will be made by the Melbourne High School Band Parent Association 501c3. THERE IS NO COST TO THE DISTRICT.

Recommendation

Approve the request of the Melbourne High School Band, approximately 158 students, 4 BPS employees (two female/two male), and 16 male and female registered volunteers, to travel to Gatlinburg, Tennessee to participate in the Smokey Mountain Music Festival and tour local sites on April 7-10, 2022

Authority for Action
Procedures and 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
Financial Impact
FY Amount Budgeted Fund Cost Center Project Function Object Program
                 
Legal Counsel Review
No
Contact
Dr. James C. Kirk, Principal, Melbourne High School (321) 952-5880 Dr. Stephanie Soliven, Assistant Superintendent, Secondary Leading & Learning (321) 633-1000, Ext. 11300
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