StarNews 11/13/2018

posted Nov 13, 2018, 2:25 PM by Jane Baker

StarNews 11/13/2018

Important Dates-

Community Website-Master Events Calendar, Important Announcements, School Information, Staff Directory

Updated Sports Schedules


High School Student Government Request

Scrapbookers!  We are in need of a 12" Cricut machine to help make posters, signs and bulletin boards. If you have one that you no longer use, please let us know. Additionally, if you have the accompanying cartridges, we would be ever so grateful.


Community Relations Committee

Our next meeting will be at Daylight Donuts on November 14th starting at 8:15. Meetings generally last an hour. If you are interested in joining CRC, please email us at crc@stargateschool.org. After Thanksgiving break we will distribute information about DODGEBALL to be held February 1st!


Stargate Fall Fundraiser Update

Thank you to all friends, families, staff and community members that participated in the Stargate Fall Fundraiser - it was a great success and everyone at Stargate will benefit from the support! Items and prizes earned will be delivered in approx. 4 weeks and detailed delivery information will be forthcoming.

Winners of our raffle contest:

$100 Amazon gift card: Isabella Jazmines

$25 Amazon gift card: Sydney Pippert

$25 Amazon gift card: Skylar White

Stargate Spirit Wear gift basket: Austyn Trosper

Charleston Wrap gift basket: Aiden Wilder


Stargate Spirit Wear

Stargate Spirit Wear has arrived! If you have not picked up your items, please stop by the Elementary or Secondary front office to retrieve your items.


American Furniture Warehouse

Thank you to all Stargate families that participated in the American Furniture Warehouse ongoing, year-round fundraiser. We received a check for $1,076.02 from American Furniture Warehouse based on purchases from Stargate friends and families!!!


Upcoming Events

11/15 - Bitto Bistro Dining Night Out, 5pm - 9pm

Join us at Bitto Bistro at The Orchard's on Thursday 11/15 from 5pm - 9pm to support Stargate. 15% of all dinner sales will go to Stargate School. We will also be hosting a Blind Wine Auction! Come try 4-5 wines in a flight and bid on the wine of your choice. Bidding will be done online through mybid.wine, prices will be set, increments and time periods. Stargate will benefit 100% from wine auction profits. You can bid from home and pick up the wine later or during dinner and take a bottle home!

Flyers and more info can be found here.


12/13 - The Rusty Bucket and Panda Express Dining Night Out

Join Stargate friends, family and staff at our next Dining Out Night, Thursday, December 13th. Enjoy great times and great meals at The Rusty Bucket (located in The Orchard's) and the new Panda Express (on 144th and I-25).

Contest Alert -- Kids and Stargate teachers and staff: Enter your name into our drawing the night of the event at both locations for a chance to win lunch from Panda Express. A lunch (entree and a drink of your choice will be delivered to you at Stargate one day in the month of December.

The Rusty Bucket event is valid all day (lunch, dinner or snacks) and they will donate 15% of all qualified purchase to Stargate when you show they flyer (hard copy or digital version). Please note for the Rusty Bucket, the offer is valid towards Dine-In only, food and soft beverages only. Not valid towards gift card purchases.  

Panda Express will donate 50% of all purchases from 4pm - 8pm when the flyer is displayed (hard copy or digital version on your phone or Ipad) when you place your order.

Flyers are located here.


GREAT HOLIDAY GIFT!!! 3/16/19 - Stargate Spirit Night with Denver Nuggets

Looking for that unique gift item for friends and family?? Look no further - join in the fun with the game night experience with the Denver Nuggets basketball team on Saturday, March 16th, 2019. The Denver Nuggets take on the Indiana Pacers at the Pepsi Center Saturday, March 16th at 7pm. The Stargate Spirit night with the Denver Nuggets basketball team includes the special Pre-Game warm-up opportunity. Only people who purchase through this link will have access to enter before the doors open, sit in our VIP seats and watch both NBA teams warm up for the pregame shoot around!  

Order tickets online at: https://Nuggets.KSETickets.com/stargate

Stargate Group Pricing:

Lower Level Ends: $45

Upper Level Centers: $29

A portion of each ticket sold will go back to support Stargate!

Flyers can be found here.


King Soopers Fundraising cards

Support Stargate fundraising efforts by purchasing a Stargate reloadable King Soopers gift card.   These cards, pre-loaded with $5.00, will be available for purchase at the Stargate Secondary front office. Every time you reload the card King Soopers will donate 5% of the re-loaded amount to Stargate (at no cost to you). You can even reload directly at the register before you purchase your items. Use the cards to do your grocery shopping or purchase gas to support your school while you shop.  This is a way for King Soopers to encourage shoppers to patronize their store, and also for them to support non-profit organizations. For more information, click here.

If 300 Stargate families reloaded their cards with $200 each month to use on groceries and/or gas, our school will earn $3,000/month which means $36,000/year! This is one of the easiest ways to help Stargate earn $$!!!


AmazonSmile

Sign up to support Stargate by using AmazonSmile (go to: smile.amazon.com and Sign up ). AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Stargate every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Stargate (0.5% of all qualifying purchases will go back to our school). It's fast, easy and links directly to your current Amazon account.

You use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation. For more details, click here.


Fundraising Committee Meeting Notice

The Fundraising Committee needs you!! We are looking for more volunteers to join our committee. If you like to plan events or if you would like to help with an event such as our dining out nights, Fall Fundraiser , annual Spring Gala, spirit nights and more, join us at our next meeting on Thursday, December 6th at 6:00pm at Panera at The Orchard's. Contact fundraising@stargateschool.orgfor more info.


Charter Renewal Information

As a charter school, Stargate must periodically renew its contract with the Adams 12 Five Star School District.  During the 2018-19 school year, we are due to renew our charter. We submitted our Charter Renewal Application on September 10, 2018.  The next steps will involve tours of the school and recommendations on our application to the Adams 12 Board of Education by the District Accountability Committee and the Adams 12 staff.  Those recommendations will be made at the regular business meetings of the Adams 12 Board of Education on December 19, 2018  and January 9, 2019.  It would be wonderful to have a large presence of our Stargate Community so the Board can see how many people love having Stargate as a school of choice for their children.  You can choose to speak during the open mic at the beginning of the meeting or just be present so they can see what a strong community we have. Thank you for showing your support for our wonderful school!

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