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STAR Catholic board meeting highlights – June 2019

Next board meeting is August 28

Presentations to the board

The Board heard presentations from students of École Notre Dame School and Sacred Heart School on how their schools work to meet the diverse needs of a wide variety of individuals.

Locally developed courses

The Board approved locally developed courses Cake Decorating 15 and 25, as well as ESL Intro to Canadian Studies 15 and 25.

Alberta School Council Association

The Board authorized ASCA membership fees for all division school councils, including AGM attendance sponsorship for 2 members of each council, for the 2019-2020 school year.

Travel Requests

The Board approved Grade 9 travel requests to Victoria, British Columbia from Christ the King School and École Mother d’Youville School.

The Board also approved in theory a Grade 7 and 8 travel request to Montreal, Quebec from École Mother d’Youville School for the 2020-2021 school year.

Budget report

The Board heard a budget presentation including an environmental scan of the current political climate and a summary of assumptions and risks. The Board approved the 2019-2020 budget as amended.

Human Resources update

The Board heard a presentation on staff recruitment and development, programming, labour relations, and employee relations.

Facilities update

The Board heard a presentation on school repairs and upgrades, and goals and focus for the next four years.

Organizational meeting

The Board re-elected Trustee Michelle Lamer as Board Chair and Trustee Henry Effon as Vice Chair for the 2019- 2020 school year.

-Submitted by STAR Catholic

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