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Star News: News from The Board 12/7/15

posted Dec 11, 2015, 12:21 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Dec 11, 2015, 12:21 PM by Lisa Griffin ]
News from the Board:
"In case you missed it": The Board met on November 18th for their monthly business meeting. They received an update on the construction of the new campus with a confirmation that construction is on track for our August 2016 opening, discussed current offers on the existing building, approved the updated Election policy to address when and how to do a run-off election, approved the updated Financial Reserve policy to target 20% reserves to be in line with other charter schools and free additional cash for use on the expansion project, reviewed and accepted the annual audit with a clean report from our third party auditors, reviewed the quarterly financials, appointed Nicole Bishop as a staff member to the School Accountability Committee, reviewed and approved updates to the Finance Committee charter and discussed proposed changes to the Website Committee charter.

Upcoming Board Meetings:
December 16th: Business Meeting at 6:30 PM at Stargate
January 20th: Business Meeting at 6:30 PM at Stargate

Stargate Governance 101:
Where can I find information on all of the committees of the Board? Each committee has a page on the governance website that has the details of what each committee does and when and where they meet. You can find it here:

Board Thank Yous:

A big thank you from the Board to volunteers who coordinated Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A and the Elf movie event at Cinebarre. Both events were great fun and brought lots of Stargate families together while raising money for our school.

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