Cable Connection January 9, 2017

posted Jan 9, 2017, 3:45 PM by Jane Baker

Important Dates:

January 10, 2017-6pm Stargate High School Transition Meeting for current 8th grade parents

January 11, 2017 5:30pm Input for Bond Community Meeting

January 13, 2017-7:30-9:00 Indoor Soccer for grades 8-10 Field House

January 16, 2017- MLK Holiday-no school all students

January 18, 2017- Spelling Bee

January 21, 2017-Knowledge Bowl Tournament all day at Stargate

January 27, 2017-7:00pm-11:00pm High School Night In-grades 9,10 Secondary Commons



Stargate High School Transition Meeting for current 8th grade parents

I am hosting a Stargate High School information meeting for current 8th grade families tomorrow, Tuesday night at 6:00 pm, for families who would like to hear more about Stargate. This meeting will include a brief presentation followed by a question and answer session.


High School Night In

Our high school student government is planning a High School Night In on January 27th from 7:00pm-11:00pm in the Secondary Commons. At this event, students can watch a movie, play games, and eat pizza. This is a free event but pizza and other concessions will be sold. This event if only available to current Stargate High School students

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Secondary Friday Pizza Day Volunteers

We are in need of parent volunteers to help serve food to our students on Fridays.  The hours will be 10:00 am to 12:30 pm.  If you are interested, please sign up HERE on the day(s) that will work best for you. Thank you for your support!


Spelling Bee

January 18th is the 13th annual Stargate Spelling Bee in the Elementary Commons/Auditorium. Over 35 kids in Middle School and over 30 kids from 4th and 5th grades qualified to participate in Spelling Bee. The top three spellers from the Middle School and the top two from grades 4-5 will have the chance to represent Stargate at the District Bee in March. We know they will "bee" spectacular!



Brain Bowl

Although the final results haven't been posted to the official Brain Bowl website, Stargate did well over the weekend. Competition was fierce with 96 teams from Northern Colorado and Wyoming attending.Special congrats to one of our 6th Grade teams (Garrett Fleischmann, Rayan Lekmine, Eliot Pontarelli, Dennis Henson, Croix Crutcher) who qualified for next month's State tournament by finishing in 6th place out of 27 6th Grade teams.  


High School Library

Starting next Thursday, January 19, 2017, all high school students will be able to check books out of the library located in Ms. vonHilsheimer’s room (127). Students may check out books during their high school Advance class.  


In order to check out books, parent/guardian and student must read, sign, and return both the High School Book Borrowing Agreement and the High School Reading Content Permission Slip. Both are located on the website HERE. Please print and return all forms to Ms. vonHilsheimer.


Middle School Library

Starting next Thursday, January 19, 2017, all middle school students will be able to check books out of the library located in Mrs. Spriggs’ room (133). Students may check out books during their middle school Advance class.  


In order to check out books, parent/guardian student must read, sign, and return both the Middle School Book Borrowing Agreement and the Middle SChool Reading Content Permission Slip. Both are located on the website HERE. Please print and return all forms to Mrs. Spriggs.


Barnes and Noble Book Fair Results

We received our totals from the Barnes and Noble Book Fair. We did amazing!!   We sold almost $12,000 and will receive almost $3,000 in store credit to use for the library!!  


Our first Book Fair at Barnes & Noble was a huge success! Thank you to all the families who came out to support us and to our volunteer parents.   A big THANK YOU to all the talented students who came and performed at Barnes & Noble: Olivia Potter, Kylah Smith, Ethan Bailey, Owen Myers, Wyatt Ramsey, Savannah Cooper, Hannah Alemzada, Isabel Gonzales, Brianna Czarnecki, Tegan Medina, Moriah Montoya, Raelin Swan, Juliette Hauben, Samyu Rajaraman, Chloe Waka, Natalie Stone, Aja Brantley, Amber Czarnecki, Caroline Neustadter, and Paul Marx.  Also thank you to the many staff who helped get performances together, read books for story time, played games, lead crafts and lead improv acting.


Adams 12 Bond Input

With the successful passage of the Adams 12 Bond, we will have over $5 million dollars that can be spent on Capital Construction needs. The money cannot be spent on paying for our existing building or on staff salaries/benefits. The Governance Board and I would love your feedback as to what type of capital construction needs you would like for Stargate to invest in. We will hold a community engagement night on January 11th at 5:30PM in the Secondary Commons. If you are unable to attend the 11th, please feel free to submit ideas electronically by clicking here.



Stargate Annual Fundraising Gala:

You’re invited - Invitations for our annual Spring Gala, scheduled for Saturday, February 11th, 2017, have been sent out. Register for the gala before the deadline on January 30th !! We are limited on space, and we have a LOT of new families this year, so make sure you don't miss out!! Please also consider sponsoring a teacher or staff-member so they can attend as well!  

For more information or to register for this event please visit our information/registration page here.If you have a question or encounter a problem, contact fundraising@stargateschool.org.

- Eagle's Landing will be providing childcare from 4:30 pm to 11:30 pm for Gala attendees for a minimal fee of $10 per child for the entire evening. Sign up when you register for the Gala.

- Rooms are available at The Omni at the special rate of $99.00! If you are interested in booking a room please contact the Omni reservations department directly after January 11th at 1-800-THE-OMNI and reference “Stargate” or register online here.

Gala Donations: We are looking for businesses to partner with Stargate by sponsoring the event with a cash donation or a donation of goods or services. In return, we will promote these Business Partners leading up to and at the event. If you have a business or wish to help promote a business that you frequent, we are looking for sponsors and donations. More details, sponsor information as well as details on Silent Auction item donation can be found here.


Art Contest - Stargate Gala 2017 Program Front Cover Contest

Calling all artists -- would you like your original artwork to be on the front cover of the Stargate Gala 2017 program? If so, the Stargate Fundraising Committee is looking for your art!! Click here for detailed Art Contest rules.

  • One Grand Winner will be featured on the 2017 Stargate Gala program cover.

  • Other submitted entries will be displayed at the Gala.

  • Return completed student art to the Stargate front desk (primary or secondary building).

  • Digital entries may be emailed to: fundraising@stargateschool.org

  • Art Contest is open to all current Stargate students, K-10 grade.

  • All artwork is due January 20th – winner to be announced in the January 30th C Notes!!  

Upcoming Fundraising Events:

Dining Out Night - Big City Burrito, January 10th, 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

13648 Orchard Parkway, Westminster, CO 80023 - (near the Lowe's shopping center in Westminster on 136th and Huron)

Big City Burrito - is a great local business!! When you purchase your meal on January 10th just mention "Stargate" and drop your receipt into the donation box at the restaurant, and 20% of your meal cost will be donated back to Stargate School Fundraising. You can also "RSVP" at this link so that the restaurant will know how many people are planning on attending at GroupRaise: http://www.groupraise.com/events/14869

Dining Out Night: Panera Bakery/Cafe on 1/24. See the flyer located here.


Mark your calendars for the 10th Annual Stargate Dodgeball Tournament!

Middle School tournament will start at 5:30 pm March 7. K-5 tournament starts at 5:30 pm March 9. Volunteers are needed for both events. For more information, visit the Community Relations page on the website.


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