The Catalyst Board of Directors' will have their second scheduled meeting of the 2018-2019 school year on Monday November 19, 2018. This meeting will be held at Catalyst Circle Rock Charter School, located at 5608 W. Washington Blvd. Chicago, IL 60644 and will be from 3:00-5:30 PM.
All Catalyst Board meetings are open to the public. In accordance with OMA, the agenda for this meeting is below:
*Reconvene and welcome. Review of agenda. Mission moment.
*Review and vote for approval of September 17, 2018 Board of Directors’ meeting’s minutes and October 31, 2018 Finance Committee’s meeting minutes
*Board review and vote of Dr. Colleen Reardon for a renewal term for Catalyst Board of Directors.
*Board review and vote of Larry Williams for a term as Corporate Secretary for Catalyst Board of Directors.
*Board review and vote of Ariel Murray for initial 3-year term on the Catalyst Board of Directors.
*Board review and vote of Marc Gaddis for initial 3-year term on the Catalyst Board of Directors.
*Board review and vote of Claiborne Wade for initial 3-year term on the Catalyst Board of Directors.
- SY17-18 SQRP score review and update on SY18-19 academic strategic plans
- FY18 compliance and finance audit review
- FY19 year to date review
- FY19 year to date review
- Catalyst Celebration 2018 review
- Update on auditorium campaign
Catalyst Maria scholars participating in the Mission Propelle yoga program were featured on WGN News! CMES scholars, along with CMHS Principal Ms. Sandoval and Catalyst teacher/yoga instructor Mrs. Groenewold, were featured in a story highlighting the benefits of yoga in the school environment. Mission Propelle is an empowerment program for female scholars in grades K-5, and the yoga classes also emphasize literacy enrichment, self-acceptance and friendship. Check out the video through the linked image below- great work Mrs. G. and the Mission Propelle team!
Catalyst Circle Rock is one of the selected sites for the Chicago Architecture Foundation's Open House Chicago! This free public festival provides access to architectural treasures throughout Chicago on October 13-14, 2018. To find out more, please visit the Open House Chicago website linked here.
Catalyst recently received news that the City of Chicago will provide the Kehrein Center for the Arts at Catalyst Circle Rock a $1,000,000 grant through the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund! The campaign for the Kehrein Center for the Arts has now raised over $3 million towards the $4 million goal to bring this dream to life. The news was recently featured in an article in the Austin Weekly News, linked here. We are very grateful for the City of Chicago's support and for all of the champions of Catalyst who are making dreams into reality in our school communities!