Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 9/10/2019 - 4:30 PM
Category: Instructional Support Services
Type: Action
Subject: 13.1 Approve agreements with Ocean Institute for San Gorgonio Middle School (SGMS) seventh grade students to attend a series of field trips on their floating lab in February and March 2020.
Strategic Plan Reference:
Organizational Core Value #1: We believe student success is the primary focus of all our efforts.
Organizational Core Value #5: We recognize that students learn in different ways and at different rates, and we will provide for these differences.
Priorities: Instruction #7: Encourage lifelong learning by developing alternatives and options to meet the unique interests and needs of students.
Policy:
Attachment Supporting Materials: Ocean Institute Program Agreements
File Attachment:
Ocean Institute Program Agreement #73629 SGMS Floating Lab 2.24.20.pdf
Ocean Institute Program Agreement #73630 SGMS Floating Lab 2.24.20.pdf
Ocean Institute Program Agreement #73631 SGMS Floating Lab 2.25.20.pdf
Ocean Institute Program Agreement #73632 SGMS Floating Lab 2.25.20.pdf
Ocean Institute Program Agreement #73633 SGMS Floating Lab 2.27.20.pdf
Ocean Institute Program Agreement #73634 SGMS Floating Lab 2.27.20.pdf
Ocean Institute Program Agreement #73635 SGMS Floating Lab 3.3.20.pdf
Ocean Institute Program Agreement #73636 SGMS Floating Lab 3.3.20.pdf
Ocean Institute Program Agreement #73637 SGMS Floating Lab 3.5.20.pdf
Ocean Institute Program Agreement #73638 SGMS Floating Lab 3.5.20.pdf
Summary: The principal at San Gorgonio Middle School (SGMS) requests approval to send seventh grade students and chaperones on five separate dates to the Ocean Institute-Advanced Living Systems Lab in Dana Point, California. The five field trip dates and number of students and chaperones are:

February 24, 2020 - 84 students; 10 chaperones
February 25, 2020 - 84 students; 10 chaperones
February 27, 2020 - 84 students; 10 chaperones
March 3, 2020 - 84 students; 10 chaperones
March 5, 2020 - 84 students; 10 chaperones

All students and chaperones will travel to the Ocean Institute using District approved transportation.

This is an advanced version of the Living Systems program which explores the relationship between biotic and abiotic components of the marine ecosystem. The lab includes a fish dissection, water chemistry, invertebrate classification, and Jelly biology. Aboard the R/V Sea Explorer, students examine benthic and pelagic habitats by deploying oceanographic sampling equipment to collect a variety of marine specimens.
Fiscal Impact/Source: Not to exceed $17,000.00
LCFF/Supplemental Concentration
Recommendation: The administration recommends the Board of Trustees of the Beaumont Unified School District approve agreements with Ocean Institute for San Gorgonio Middle School (SGMS) seventh grade students to attend a series of field trips on their floating lab in February and March 2020.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Mahlana Cove - Administrative Assistant
Signed By:
Penni Harbauer - Assistant Superintendet
Signed By:
Tony Knapp - Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services
Signed By:
Terrence Davis - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Susie Lara Moved, Member Brian Sylva seconded to approve the Original motion 'The administration recommends the Board of Trustees of the Beaumont Unified School District approve agreements with Ocean Institute for San Gorgonio Middle School (SGMS) seventh grade students to attend a series of field trips on their floating lab in February and March 2020.'. The vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
   
Janelle Poulter     Yes
Susie Lara     Yes
David Sanchez     Yes
Steven Hovey     Yes
Brian Sylva     Yes