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Star News: News from the Board 2/9/15

posted Feb 15, 2015, 2:14 PM by Calley Herzog   [ updated Feb 15, 2015, 2:14 PM by Lisa Griffin ]
News from the Board:
"In case you missed it": The Board last met on January 21st where they received an update on the school expansion, including a status update from the Stargate Property Corporation and a presentation from Mr. Cable as he continued his interview for the High School Principal position; were updated on the Community Survey participation; discussed the success of the 20th anniversary celebration; reviewed the quarterly financial report; approved the allocation of funds from the J. Irwin Grant for additional iPads and Chrome Books for use in classrooms; completed the mid-year review of Principal Josh Cochran; agreed on an updated version of the application for new Board and elected committee members; and discussed options for engaging the community to vote on changes to the Bylaws.

Upcoming Board Meetings:
February 18th: Business Meeting at 6:30 PM at Stargate
March 18th: Business Meeting at 6:30 PM at Stargate

Stargate Governance 101:
What needs to change in the Bylaws?  You can see the redline of the proposed changes to the School Bylaws HERE.  Soon you'll see a summary sheet with what is proposed for change and why, information on how to vote on the changes and when to vote. If you have questions or concerns, please send them to
Board Thank Yous:
A BIG thank you from the board to the Community Relations Committee for their support of the staff during parent/teacher conferences.  They're efforts helped the staff keep up their energy with snacks while putting in very long days. 

Another BIG thank you from the board to the Gala Committee for working diligently to prepare for our upcoming annual Gala on February 28.  They've been gathering sponsors and donations as well as keeping the community informed to help make the event unforgettable.