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Star News: News from the Board 10/19/15

posted Oct 19, 2015, 9:35 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 19, 2015, 9:39 AM by Lisa Griffin ]
News from the Board:
"In case you missed it": The Board met on September 25 for it's annual strategic planning session. There they reviewed the financial reserve strategy with the Finance Committee Chair and went over the new campus project financials with the Stargate Foundation Chair, clarified the Board goals for the year, aligned committee goals with the KPI's, and participated in a team building session.

Upcoming Board Meetings:
October 21st: Business Meeting at 6:30 PM at Stargate
November 18th: Business Meeting at 6:30 PM at Stargate

Stargate Governance 101:
How does the Adams 12 School Board impact Stargate? Because Stargate is a Charter School, we have our own governance structure that is independent from the District. However, our school is authorized through the Adams 12 School District and we are still subject to many of the policies set up by the District. Stargate and Adams 12 work very well together in part because of our fostered relationship with the Adams 12 Board of Directors.

You can get informed about the current candidates for the Adams 12 School Board Elections by attending the next candidate forum at Silver Hills Middle School (1200 Huron Street) on October 20 at 6:30 PM, reading their biographies on the Adams 12 website (, and reading about their position on Charter Schools from the Colorado League of Charter Schools survey (

If you have a question for the board, please send an email to

Board Thank You:
A big thank you from the Board to the Community Relations Committee members who coordinated the nourishment for the staff during the parent/teacher conferences. They added some much needed support to the staff to allow them to focus on the parents and students.