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Star News: News from the Board 4/6/15

posted Apr 13, 2015, 4:00 PM by Calley Herzog   [ updated Apr 13, 2015, 4:00 PM by Lisa Griffin ]
News from the Board:
"In case you missed it": The Board last met on March 18th where they were presented with the results of the community survey, along with recommendations for improvement from the Accountability Committee, reviewed and approved the budget model for 2015-2016, set a date for Board training with the committee chairs, and reviewed the plan for the State of the School. In addition, the Board met on March 30th for a special business meeting where they reviewed and passed a resolution for the Application for Plan of Finance as required by the District in support of the continued effort of the school expansion project.

Upcoming Board Meetings:
April 8th:  State of the School Presentation at 6:15 PM at Stargate
April 15th:  Business Meeting at 6:30 PM at Stargate
April 22nd:  Board/Committee Training Session at 5:30 at Stargate

Stargate Governance 101:
What is the State of the School? Every year the Board is required to present to the community about how the school is doing. This year you'll see an update from the Accountability Committee on the Community Satisfaction survey, an update on the school expansion, and have an opportunity for a Q&A session about the proposed Bylaws changes.

Have a question for the Board?  Send an email to
Call for Volunteers - Governance Board Elections:
The Stargate Governance Board of Directors will have two parent seats open for a 3-year term for the Spring elections.  Nominations for these seats will be accepted through April 22, 2015.  Spring elections will take place from May 1, 2015 - May 8, 2015.  Send your completed application, including your Candidate Application Form, a short biography, and a picture to

Board Thank You:
A BIG thank you from the Board to the Website Committee.  They have once again stepped up to act as the ad hoc election committee for the upcoming Spring Board elections. As always, they bring clarity to the process and verify the security of our elections.