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September 20, 2022 School Board Meeting
Title
Field Trip - Palm Bay Magnet High School's Wrestling Team to Kalamazoo, MI on September 29-October 3, 2022
Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 09/20/2022
Consent Type
Without Information
Discussion

Palm Bay Magnet High School's Wrestling Team, four male students accompanied by one BPS male employee and one male registered volunteer, are requesting approval to travel to Kalamazoo, Michigan on September 29-October 3,  2022, to participate in the 2022 Michigan Grappler National Event at the Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo, MI. Wrestlers will be able to gain national recruiting exposure for potential admissions to colleges with wrestling. There are very limited colleges with wrestling teams in Florida. The group plans to leave from Orlando International Airport (MCO) at 6:44am via Frontier Airlines to Cincinnati, Ohio. Upon arrival in Cincinnati, the group will pick-up vans rented through an approved BPS vendor and travel to Kalamazoo, MI, to the Sleep Inn Kalamazzo located at 5597 S 9th St, Kalamazoo, MI, 49009 with an estimated arrival time of 2:00 p.m.  The group will return on Monday, October 3rd at approximately 11:00 p.m. Hotel and van rental costs will be funded by the Palm Bay Wrestling Booster.  Airfare and entry fee costs have already been purchased and covered by each participant’s parent guardian; THERE IS NO COST TO THE DISTRICT. Students will miss three school days – September 29th, September 30th & October 3rd. An Itinerary is attached. 

Recommendation

Approve the request of the Palm Bay Magnet High School's Wrestling Team, four male students accompanied by one BPS male employee and one male registered volunteer, to travel to Kalamazoo, Michigan on September 29-October 3, 2022, to participate in the 2022 Michingan Grappler National Event. 

Authority for Action
Procedures and Criteria for Field Trips
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No
Source of Funding

Other Sources
Financial Impact
FY Amount Budgeted Fund Cost Center Project Function Object Program
23 $1,188.70 YES 499 2021 B2310 9100 333 000
23 $188.70 YES 499 2021 B2310 9100 333 000
Legal Counsel Review
No
Contact
Karl (Jud) Kaminski, Principal, Palm Bay Magnet High School (321) 952-5900 Dr. Stephanie Soliven, Assistant Superintendent, Secondary Leading and Learning (321) 633-1000, Ext. 11300
Attachments
PBMHS Wrestling Team Itinerary - Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2022.pdf
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