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Star News: News from the Board 3/16/15

posted Mar 16, 2015, 1:08 PM by Calley Herzog   [ updated Mar 16, 2015, 1:08 PM by Lisa Griffin ]
News from the Board:
"In case you missed it": The Board last met on February 18th where they received an update on projected enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year, got an overview of the high school schedule program and staff projections, and approved the 2015-2016 school calendar.  In addition, they received an overview of the financing plans for the school expansion with the finance committee, Stargate Property Corporation and the financial advisor, where they agreed to continue that work at a special meeting, were updated on the highlights of the Community Survey, discussed upcoming community relations activities, reviewed the Gala sponsorships and planned participation numbers, reviewed the proposed 2015-2016 and 5-year budget projections and agreed to set time aside for board member training with the committee chairs. 

The Board also held a special working/planning session, followed by a brief business session, on Wednesday, February 25th to review financing plans for the school expansion project. After discussions with the Stargate Property Corporation, the Finance Committee Chair, the Business Manager, the Owner's Representative and the Financial Advisor, the board agreed to continue moving forward with the financial plans for a full K-12 campus. 

Upcoming Board Meetings:
March 18th: Business Meeting at 6:30 PM at Stargate
April 8th:  State of the School Presentation
April 15th:  Business Meeting at 6:30 PM at Stargate

Stargate Governance 101:
Where can I find information on board meetings or governance documents? The Board posts all approved minutes from their meetings on the governance webpage under the forms and files tab, along with all of the governance documents. There you can find the Bylaws, the Board Policies, the Charter School Contract, and Finance Documents, among many other documents.

Have a question for the Board?  Send an email to
Board Thank Yous:
A BIG thank you from the board to the all who participated in the Gala.  Because of everyone's time and dedication, whether through volunteering, attending, participating or donating, we set a new record with $90,000 in net proceeds. Thank you to all of the supporters.