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FIESTA: BACK TO SCHOOL / MEET THE TEACHER DAY

A special thanks to all of the parents who came to Meet The Teacher Day on Wednesday. You are a very important part of your child's education and we are proud that you have chosen to share them with us.

CONSTITUTION DAY AT GWA SIERRA VISTA

Thank you Mr. Reavis for speaking to our students about the Constitution and its origins. It was a pleasure having you on campus.

GATEWAY ACADEMY HAS TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM

Our classrooms have the latest Ipads, laptops and the new TI Nspire calculators.

A SLICE OF STUDENT LIFE

"An educational system isn't worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn't teach them how to make a life." — Source unknown

 

 

STUDENT ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM, INC.

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE CHARTER HOLDER BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR:

GATEWAY ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, LAREDO, TX
MID-VALLEY ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, MCALLEN, MERCEDES AND SAN BENITO, TX PASO DEL NORTE ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, EL PASO, TX
SOUTH PLAINS ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, LUBBOCK, TX

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the “Charter Holder Board of Directors of Gateway Academy Charter District, Mid-Valley Academy Charter District, Paso Del Norte Academy Charter District, and South Plains Academy Charter Districtwill be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 beginning at 9:30 a.m. (CST) at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Brooks Hotel & Spa, 7610 South New Braunfels, San Antonio, TX 78235. The subjects to be discussed and/or acted on are found in the agenda attached to this notice and incorporated herein for all purposes.

If, during the course of the meeting covered by this notice, the Charter Holder Board of Directors should, determine that a closed or executive meeting of the Board is required, then such closed or executive meeting as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas government Code Section 551.001 et seq., will be held by the Board at the date, hour and place indicated in this Notice as the Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections: 551.071, 551.072, 551.073, 551.074, 551.075, 551.076, 551.082, 551.083, 551.084.

Should any final action decision or vote be required in the opinion of the Charter Holder Board of Directors with regard to any matter considered in such closed executive meeting or session, and then the final decision or vote shall be whether in open meeting or at a subsequent public meeting upon notice thereof, as the Board of Directors shall determine.

POSTING INFORMATION

This notice is being posted at each of the charter campuses and on the Student Alternatives Program, Inc. official website [www.sapiacademies.org]. This notice has been posted as well at the Central Office of the Student Alternatives Program, Inc., 1218 S. Presa Street, San Antonio, Texas 78210. 

Time: 3:00 PM CST Signature: Frances Berrones-Johnson Date: February 8, 2018 Print Name: Frances Berrones-Johnson 

 

 

AGENDA


 

STUDENT ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM, INC.

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE
STATE CHARTER SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR:

GATEWAY ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, LAREDO, TX
MID-VALLEY ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, MCALLEN, MERCEDES AND SAN BENITO, TX PASO DEL NORTE ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, EL PASO, TX
SOUTH PLAINS ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, LUBBOCK, TX

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the “State Charter School Board of Directors of Gateway Academy Charter District, Mid-Valley Academy Charter District, Paso Del Norte Academy Charter District, and South Plains Academy Charter District” will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 beginning at 9:30 a.m. (CST) at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Brooks Hotel & Spa, 7610 South New Braunfels, San Antonio, TX 78235. The subjects to be discussed and/or acted on are found in the agenda attached to this notice and incorporated herein for all purposes.

If, during the course of the meeting covered by this notice, the State Charter School Board of Directors should, determine that a closed or executive meeting of the Board is required, then such closed or executive meeting as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas government Code Section 551.001 et seq., will be held by the Board at the date, hour and place indicated in this Notice as the Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections: 551.071, 551.072, 551.073, 551.074, 551.075, 551.076, 551.082, 551.083, 551.084.

Should any final action decision or vote be required in the opinion of the State Charter School Board of Directors with regard to any matter considered in such closed executive meeting or session, and then the final decision or vote shall be whether in open meeting or at a subsequent public meeting upon notice thereof, as the Board of Directors shall determine. 

 

POSTING INFORMATION

This notice is being posted at each of the charter campuses and on the Student Alternatives Program, Inc. official website [www.sapiacademies.org]. This notice has been posted as well at the Central Office of the Student Alternatives Program, Inc., 1218 S. Presa Street, San Antonio, Texas 78210. 

Time: 3:00 PM CST Signature: Frances Berrones-Johnson Date: February 8, 2018 Print Name: Frances Berrones-Johnson 

 

 

 

AGENDA


 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING FOR:

STUDENT ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM, INC.

dba:

GATEWAY ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, LAREDO, TX

MID-VALLEY ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, MCALLEN, MERCEDES AND SAN BENITO, TX

PASO DEL NORTE ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, EL PASO, TX

SOUTH PLAINS ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, LUBBOCK, TX

 

 

Notice is hereby given that an Open Public Meeting for the Student Alternatives Program, Inc. dba:  Gateway Academy Charter District, Mid-Valley Academy Charter District, Paso Del Norte Academy Charter District, and South Plains Academy Charter District will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 beginning at 9:00AM CST at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Brooks Hotel & Spa, 7610 South New Braunfels, San Antonio, TX 78235.

 

This public meeting will be held to comply with the requirements given in Title 19 (TAC)  §109.1005, in which Charter Districts are required to report information and financial accountability ratings to parents and taxpayers by implementing specific reporting procedures, including:

 

Within two months after receipt of its final Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) ratings for 2017, each Charter District must announce and hold a public meeting to distribute a financial management report that explains the Charter District’s rating and its performance under each of the indicators used in Texas Education Agency’s [TEA] analysis for the current year and each of the indicators used in TEA’s analysis for the prior year.

 

This public meeting will also be held to comply with the requirements given in TEC (§39.305)-Public Discussion of Ratings – In which each district and campus must hold at least one open public meeting annually for the purpose of discussing the performance of the district and campus and the district and campus performance objectives found as part of the Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR).

 

POSTING INFORMATION

 

This notice is being posted at each of the charter campuses, the Central Office of the Student Alternatives Program, Inc., located at 1218 S. Presa Street, San Antonio, Texas 78210 and on the Student Alternatives Program, Inc. official website [www.sapiacademies.org]. Time: 4:30 PM Signature: Frances Berrones-Johnson Date:   December 20, 2017         Print Name:    Frances Berrones-Johnson

AGENDA


NOTICE OF BOARD HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE MEETING/WORKSHOP OF THE

CHARTER HOLDER BOARD & STATE CHARTER SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR:

 

GATEWAY ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, LAREDO, TX

MID-VALLEY ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, MCALLEN, MERCEDES AND SAN BENITO, TX

PASO DEL NORTE ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, EL PASO, TX

SOUTH PLAINS ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT, LUBBOCK, TX

 

Notice is hereby given that a Board Human Resources Committee Meeting of the “Charter Holder Board and State Charter School Board of Directors of Gateway Academy Charter District, Mid-Valley Academy Charter District, Paso Del Norte Academy Charter District, and South Plains Academy Charter District” will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 beginning at 11:00AM CST at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Brooks Hotel & Spa, 7610 South New Braunfels, San Antonio, TX 78235.  The subjects to be discussed and/or acted on are found in the agenda attached to this notice and incorporated herein for all purposes.

 

If, during the course of the meeting covered by this notice, the Board Human Resources Committee Meeting should, determine that a closed or executive meeting of the Board is required, then such closed or executive meeting as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas government Code Section 551.001 et seq., will be held by the Board at the date, hour and place indicated in this Notice as the Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections:  551.071, 551.072, 551.073, 551.074, 551.075, 551.076, 551.082, 551.083, 551.084.

 

Should any final action decision or vote be required in the opinion of the Board Human Resources Committee Meeting with regard to any matter considered in such closed executive meeting or session, and then the final decision or vote shall be whether in open meeting or at a subsequent public meeting upon notice thereof, as the Board of Directors shall determine.

 

POSTING INFORMATION

 

This notice is being posted at each of the charter campuses and on the Student Alternatives Program, Inc. official website [www.sapiacademies.org].  This notice has been posted as well at the Central Office of the Student Alternatives Program, Inc., 1218 S. Presa Street, San Antonio, Texas 78210.

Time: 4:30 PM Signature: Frances Berrones-Johnson

Date: December 20, 2017 Print Name: Frances Berrones-Johnson

 

AGENDA