C Notes 4/30/18

posted Apr 30, 2018, 3:35 PM by Jane Baker


It has been an amazing last few weeks at our School! Our students and staff have been very busy and we are so thrilled to share many of their successes with you!


  • Monday April 16th, our staff hosted Dr. Patricia Gatto-Walden ‘Educating the Whole Gifted Child.’

  • April 17th - 20th Mr. Sergeeff, our talented students and over 1400 guests attended 4 sold out shows of the incredible performance of Grease!

  • April 18th The World Language Department hosted the 2nd annual International Festival with hundreds of students displaying food, facts, history and culture for their peers and parents to enjoy.

  • 4/19 our Learning Services hosted a dyslexia simulation.

  • 4/19 the HS band and orchestra earned top honors at CHSAA music festival in Pueblo.

  • 4/21 91 Students danced the night away at our first ever Prom! Later that same evening our incredible parent volunteers transformed our gym into a circus for our students to enjoy a safe and welcoming After Prom.

  • 4/21 The Middle School Science Olympiad team placed 5th at the state competition! The 15 members of the team worked extremely hard and represented Stargate very well by placing in the top ten for the first time in school history.

  • 4/23-4/27 Our librarians and awesome parent volunteers held our annual spring book fair which helps raise funds for additional  books and resources to our library.

  • 4/24 Our Elementary staff along with Ms. Blamires and Mrs. Hischke presented their work on our K-5 curriculum alignment project. Let your voice be heard by completing their online survey

  • 4/25 5th graders attended the 9th Annual Colorado Rockies Weather & Science Day at Coors Field. The Rockies teamed up with 9News, Steve Spangler Science, Lockheed Martin and Colorado State University to incorporate physics, math and meteorology into a fun event before the game.

  • 4/26 Eighth grade students traveled back in time to 1863 and recreated the Battle of Chickamauga. The students joined their peers from Century and Westgate for a day filled of history and fun where the South beat the Union Army in this recreation of a Civil War battle.   

  • 4/27 Over 1350 students, staff and community members showed off their passion in our 2nd annual Adroit Expo! The bands, food trucks, projects, sun and smiles made this incredible day one we will never forget! Thanks to everyone who supported our students in their endeavors as they we work to be Adroit in all that we do at Stargate!

  • Tonight our 5th grade Battle of the Books team will take on the district at Meridian Elementary. These voracious readers won the school based competition last week and are ready to dominate! In March, our Middle School Battle of the Books team took 1st Place at the district competition.

  • All this week you can walk the halls to see thousands of pieces of student art! Our incredible Art Teachers  are hosting a special reception this Thursday at 6pm. Visit both buildings to see inspiring student work.

  • Friday is the regular season finale for our HS Girls Soccer team; they take on Grand Junction Central at 4PM at Home. Come out and cheer them on as they are very close to qualifying for State! Coed Track and Field has a variety of athletes that are also very close to qualifying for the State Meet. Head out to Echo Park in Parker on Saturday May 5th to cheer them on!


It is surreal to think we are in the last month of school and have many upcoming events and activities where we hope to see you! Field Day, sporting events, music concerts, awards nights, assemblies, board meetings, KG Graduation and 8th grade Continuation!  

 

Have a great week!

 

Josh

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Community communications are sent through School Messenger. Please add:  stargate@adams12.org to your approved email list.

 

Board Election And Candidate Meet and Greet Information

Please come out to meet the candidates who are running for the two open board positions TONIGHT at 6 pm in the Secondary Commons. You will have the opportunity to interact with each candidate who is running and make an informed decision about who to vote for.

Voting Begins at Midnight on May 1. Printed ballots will come home today in Monday Folders (K-5) or arrive in the mail (6-11). Also, some will receive electronic voting instructions via email as well. Voting is open until Tuesday, May 8 at 4 pm.

For more information about the election and the Candidates, please go to the Elections Page or contact the Election Committee at electioncommittee@stargateschool.org

 

Biking and Walking to School - The nice weather allows many of our students the chance to bike or walk to school. Please remember to use extra caution in the mornings and after school. Please let the cyclist know what you are doing by using your turn signals and stopping before turning right on red. A reminder to those biking to school to remember to use hand signals, wear a helmet, exit the school at the stop light near student parking. Thanks to everyone for keeping our students safe.

 

Stargate Fundraising Committee

Stargate "Rise As 1" t-shirts for sale

SOLD OUT but a new batch arrives next week!! Stargate Fundraising Committee will be selling purple "Rise As 1" Stargate t-shirts for Field Day (and any other time you want to show your Stargate Spirit :) ). These are adult sizes (S-XXL), for the low price of $10 each (cash or check made out to "Stargate"). Contact fundraising@stargateschool.org.  Wear Purple, Support Stargate!

 

Tyson Labels - Now thru May 1st

Start saving Tyson labels for our  Tyson label redemption contest. Each label will earn Stargate $.24. This contest will go thru May 1st and the winning class will win an ice cream sundae party. For more information on which Tyson products are included please look here. program.  Collection containers are available in both buildings. Careful cutting of the correct label is very much appreciated.

 

Upcoming Events

1) Bitto Bistro Wine Tasting event, Thursday, May 10th - more information coming!

2) MBS Crossfit  Saturday May 12th 10:30 AM - Enjoy a fun, boot-camp style class designed for those new to CrossFit with plenty of opportunity to push yourself if you are seasoned athlete. Bring the family - children 5 and older can sign up to work out in an area separate from the adults with a specially trained CrossFit kids coach. $20 for the first $25 people, $25 thereafter. 100% of the proceeds will go to Stargate. Workout in a unique facility (airplane hangars) boasting incredible views of the Flatirons and Downtown Denver from the Rocky Mountain Airport flight line.  10900 W. 120th Avenue, Broomfield, CO 80021. Sign Up Here: http://bit.ly/StargateFundraiserbyMBS (case sensitive link).

3) Pinot's Palette event on Friday, May 17th - more information coming!

4) Skate City Summer Skating Cards - Stargate fundraising will be selling Skate City Summer cards for just $3 (Stargate gets $1 for every card sold or $2 per card for more than 200 cards sold)! Anybody with a card can  skate all summer long for just $1 admission (skate rental additional) during any open skate session. These will go on sale in May, look for the flyer coming in Monday folders.

5) School Supply Kits - our sale is tentatively scheduled to start on Monday, May 14th and run for 2 weeks. We are using a new supplier due to issues with the previous vendor.

Next Fundraising Meeting:  Join us on Tuesday, May 1st, 6pm at Panera Restaurant at The Orchards. All community members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Contact fundraising@stargateschool.org if you would like more information.

 

Community Relations Committee

Meeting time has changed for this month. There will be no meeting on May 9th, instead a meeting will be held on May 2nd 8:15 am at Daylight Donuts for those working on Teacher Appreciation and 8th grade Continuation. Please feel free to join us! Contact CRC@stargateschool.org with any questions.

 

Art Show

Please join us for the Art Show today through May 9th and all are invited to attend our open house reception on Thursday, May 3rd from 6-8 pm. Student works will be on display Monday, April 30th through Wednesday, May 9th. Open House Reception Thursday, May 3rd 6:00-8:00pm and Infinitus Pie and 5280 Ice Cream Food trucks will be available.

 

Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week at Stargate is May 7th through 10th. CRC is scheduling food deliveries but we could use your help with gift cards and messages of thanks and support to our fabulous staff! Use this link by noon, Tuesday, May 8th to create a message to as many different Teachers, Staff and Administration: https://goo.gl/forms/cU6ZLlXjo8d05X9H2 . Please drop off gift cards by noon, Tuesday, May 8th in an envelope marked to "CRC/Teacher Appreciation" at either front office or donate through http://stargateschool.3dcartstores.com/CRC-Events_c_12.html . While you can specify which teacher you would prefer receive your gift, we will use as needed to deliver to each and every teacher and staff to show our gratitude for another amazing year!

 

Indian Dance Fundraiser for Brent’s Place May 28, 2018
Following 6 kids from Stargate are coming together on May 28th, 2018 at 4:00 pm to perform Indian classical dance as a fundraiser for Brent's Place which is a before and after care center for families of kids with cancer and is based out of Denver.
- Krisha Udeshi (2nd Grade)
- Sanchaya Rajaraman (2nd Grade)
- Anushka Udeshi (7th Grade)
- Aarya Lakshmanan (7th Grade)
- Nandini Nema (8th Grade)
- Samyukta Rajaraman (9th Grade)
This is a 2 hour show for which they have practiced relentlessly for over 6 months and will be performing to live music with musicians from India. The show is at the D.L Parsons Theater, Northglenn.  It is a free event with a suggested donation of $15/person and all funds thus raised go to Brent's Place

 

Host Families Needed

Open your heart and home to the world!  Host families are needed for the 2018-2019 school year for exchange students from around the world!  This year Stargate has been home to three exchange students and they have all thoroughly enjoyed their experience!  We would love to place more students at Stargate for next year but are in need of host families! All of our students come with insurance, spending money, and the desire to learn about the U.S.  Please contact Rachel at 303-916-6781 for more information about hosting!


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