Cable Connection 10/17/16

posted Oct 25, 2016, 2:07 PM by Jane Baker

Important Dates

October 17 6:00pm 10th grade College Planning Night

October 17-22 High School Spirit Week

October 18 8:30 am Coffee with C

October 18 6:30 pm Middle School Western Academic Talent Search Parent Info. Night

October 22 7:00pm-10:00pm High School Fall Ball

October 24 6:00pm 9th grade High School Information Meeting (for current families)

Oct 25 6:30pm Band/Orchestra Concert

Oct 25 School Picture Retakes 7:45am-10am

October 26 8:30am NJHS Induction Ceremony (middle school)

October 26 6:00pm NHS Induction Ceremony (high school)

October 27 6:30-8:00 Middle School Cross Country Banquet

October 31 Lunchtime Halloween Costume Contest

October 31-November 4 Middle School Spirit Week

December 9 7:00pm-9:00pm Middle School Winter Ball

10th Grade College Planning Night

Our secondary counselors are hosting a 10th grade college planning meeting Tonight, Monday, October 17th at 6:00 pm. At this meeting counselors will discuss post-secondary options with a focus on college planning.

Coffee with C

Tomorrow, October 18th, at 8:20 am our Executive Director, Josh Cochran, will host a Coffee with C. This meeting will take place in the Elementary Commons. Members of our Governing Board will be in attendance to discuss our Stakeholder Update,  Strategic Plan and Goals for the year and Josh will give an update on our School Performance Framework that is being released by Colorado Department of Education.

9th Grade High School Information Night (for current 9th grade families)

Our secondary counselors are hosting a 9th grade high school information meeting on Monday, October 24th at 6:00 pm. At this meeting counselors will discuss how your student can thrive at Stargate High School and begin talking about post-secondary options.

Signing students in and out

If your student arrives to school late or returns to school during the day, please send them with a note or call the school and press “1” for attendance to excuse the absence or tardy. If you need to sign your student out of school early, you will need to check in at the front office and we will have your student released from class.

Western Academic Talent Search - Middle School

Stargate is hosting a PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT on Tuesday Oct. 18 at 6:30 pm in the secondary school to provide more information on the Western Academic Talent Search. Information was sent home with 7th and 8th grade students last week. Please contact Mrs. McVeigh ( if you have any questions or need a copy of your child's eligibility letter.

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Thank you to everyone who attend parent/teacher conferences last week. The teachers enjoyed the opportunity to spend time with families and overall the conference format seemed to work well. We did hit a busy time between 5:30 - 6:30 each night and I appreciate the patience of all who waited in line during those times.

High School Spirit Week/Fall Ball

Our High School Fall Spirit Week is taking place this week. Dress up days for the week are outlined below:

Monday (today) - Flannel Day

Tuesday - Decades Day

Wednesday - Pink Day (supporting breast cancer awareness)

Thursday - Stargate Day (wear school colors)

Friday - Character Day

High School Fall Pep Assembly - The assembly originally scheduled for Wednesday, October 19th will be moved to Thursday, October 20th so we can hold the assembly in the fieldhouse. At the assembly we will honor our fall athletes and sophomore academic letter winners based on their first two semesters of high school as well as play some games to promote school pride.

High School Fall Ball - Saturday, October 22nd will be our Fall Ball and the theme is Hollywood! The dance will take place at the school from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm. Admission will be $10 at the door.

Middle School Spirit Week

Our Middle School Fall Spirit Week will be October 31st - November 4th. Dress up days are outlined below:

Monday - Halloween (no scary costumes, no costumes that cover faces/conceal identity, no weapons, and no costumes that will not allow a student to function normally in a classroom setting)

Tuesday - Tie dye and/or tutu

Wednesday - Sports

Thursday - Favorite character (tv, movie, disney, sports)

Friday - Stargate Spirit Day

Middle School Winter Ball

Our Middle School Winter Ball will be December 9th. The dance will take place at the school from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Admission will be $5 at the door.  


Monday, October 31st is a normal academic day however, middle school and high school students are allowed to dress up for Halloween and we will have a Costume Contest during both middle school and high school lunches. In looking at costume options, please consider the following rules:

  • No scary costumes

  • No costumes that cover faces/conceal identity

  • No weapons

  • No costumes that will not allow a student to function normally in a classroom setting

  • Also - Clown costumes have been banned by Adams12 this year due to the recent threats  and social media concerns.

National Honor Society (High School)

Our National Honor Society Induction Ceremony will take place on October 26th at 6:00 pm.

National Junior Honor Society (Middle School)

Our National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony will take place on October 26th at 8:30 am.

STUGO Food Drive

The Middle School Student Government has come together to put on a food drive for our very own Stargate Community.  Mrs. TK and the Middle School STUGO are asking for non-perishable food item donations or monetary donations to help STUGO purchase food items. Please bring all donations to Mrs. TK's room. Mrs. TK and the Middle STUGO students thank you all for your support. Please contact Bethanny Tarantino-Kelly (Mrs. TK) with any questions. Thank you.

Rise above,