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Star News: News from the Board 11/2/15

posted Nov 4, 2015, 10:44 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Nov 4, 2015, 10:44 AM by Lisa Griffin ]
News from the Board:
"In case you missed it": The Board met on October 21st for it's monthly business meeting. They reviewed the financial status of the campus expansion and agreed to change the financial reserve to 20% to be in line with other charter schools and free additional cash for use on the expansion project, agreed to a loan to the Stargate Foundation to ensure the Field House construction can continue, discussed current offers on the existing building, approved the Unified Improvement Plan that will be submitted to the District, updated the Election policy to address when and how to do a run-off election, approved the annual campaign letter, discussed options for corporate sponsorship, recognized the newly formed Recruiting Committee, finalized each of the committee goals for the year, set a schedule for committee charter updates, and approved the strategic plan for 2015-2016 (you can find the the strategic plan here, the committee goals here, or go to the forms and files page on the governance website).

Upcoming Board Meetings:
November 18th: Business Meeting at 6:30 PM at Stargate
December 16th: Business Meeting at 6:30 PM at Stargate

Stargate Governance 101:
Where can I find information on committees and how to get involved? The governance website has a committee tab that links to each committee's page, detailing their roles and and responsibilities, their membership and their meeting times. The committees are always looking for volunteers for various activities. If you're looking for a way to get involved in the governance of the school, one of these committees may be for you.

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