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STAR Catholic Board meeting highlights – March 2019

Father Lacombe modernization now in design phase

2019-2020 fee schedules

The Board approved both facility and instructional fees for the 2019-2020 school year.

Father Lacombe modernization update

The Board received an update on the modernization of Father Lacombe Catholic School. The modernization is now in the design phase. Community consultation results will be used to begin drafting design plans with the goal of having the project go to tender by February 2020.

Camp Encounter and Our Lady of Victory Camp updates

The Board heard an update on the camps, which included plans for upgrades to facilities and programming at each camp.

GrACE Community Engagement Evenings

The Board discussed plans for promoting upcoming events to gather feedback from the community on how to advocate for and support Catholic education.

Presentations to the Board

The Board received presentations from students and administration of Christ the King and STAR Catholic Outreach on student life and how Catholic values are incorporated into their schools.

Long Range Planning Committee’s Recommendations on Capital Plan

The Board supported recommendations of the Long Range Planning Committee on priorities for the Division’s Capital Plan. The first priority is lobbying for the modernization of Christ the King School. The second is lobbying for the construction of a new Catholic high school in Beaumont.

Friars’ 50th Anniversary Gala

The Board approved the purchase of two tickets to the Friars’ 50th Anniversary Gala to support the fundraising efforts of fellow members of the Catholic community.

Graduation Mass Intentions

The Board approved special mass intentions and opted to coordinate Sunday massed to celebrate high school graduates of the 2018-2019 school year.

-Submitted by STAR Catholic

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