STAR Catholic board of trustees notes for March, 2017

The board supported the sponsorship of two elders/parents to attend the CASS and Alberta Education First Nations, Métis...

  • Apr. 21, 2017 3:00 p.m.

STAR Catholic Schools

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First Nations, Métis & Inuit education gathering

The board supported the sponsorship of two elders/parents to attend the CASS and Alberta Education First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Gathering, April 26-28, 2017.

Graduation mass intentions

The board approved special mass intentions and individual recognition of the division high school graduates for the 2016-2017 school year.

Board updates

The board received updates on the division’s forthcoming redesign of school websites, progress at the Mother d’Youville school construction site, a recent regional busing survey and the superintendent’s meeting with the Vatican’s Canadian ambassador.

Edwin Parr teaching nomination

The board approved the ASBA 2017 Edwin Parr first year teacher award nomination of Notre Dame teacher Pierrette Folefack, as STAR Catholic’s nominee.

Divisional chaplaincy

The board reviewed the role and position summary for a divisional chaplain/youth minister .

Updated policies

As per the board’s continual review of its policies. The revised Policy 5 and 7 were given first and second reading, while revisions to Policy 9 were given first, second and third reading.

Capital plan

The board approved its 2017-2018 capital plan as presented. A modernization of Father Lacombe Catholic School, a new Catholic high school in Beaumont and the modernization of Christ the King School in Leduc are top priorities.


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