News at STAR School
Families are cordially invited to STAR School Winter Program on Thursday December 14th at 6 pm at the gymnasium.
World Kindness Week
Next week is World Kindness Week, kicking off on Monday, November 13th, which is World Kindness Day. Naat'aanii will be setting up a Wall of Kindness Poster in the gym for students to engage with next week where they can add sticky notes with kind thoughts and stickers for the younger students to add. We will also have coloring pages for students to take from a table we will set up in the gym near the kindness wall for students to color and share as an act of kindness or hang up in the gym to spread kindness.
Parent Teacher Conference
STAR School will have parent teacher conference the first week of November. Please contact your child's teacher to set up a time to meet up.
Join us for 2nd Quarter Parent Meeting on Thursday, October 26th at 5.30 in the gym. We are looking forward to seeing you there. Dinner will be served as well.
We also are having a Halloween Bingo and Cakewalk on Friday, 27th for our 8th grade class!
STAR School is having a wellness walk just before we head into fall break next week, Thursday, Sept 21st.
STAR School is celebrating Harbest Festival 2023. Please join us on September, 7th for the community feast at 5.30 pm in our gym.
Fall Parent Meeting
STAR School will hold the first parent meeting for the school year 2023/24 on August 24th 2023 from 5.30 to 7 pm in our STAR Gymnasium. Please join us for news, school updates, harvest festival planning and much more. Dinner will be served!
STAR School has earned system accreditation by Cognia™, a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts, and education service providers. Cognia, formerly AdvancED, nationally recognizes districts that meet rigorous standards that focus on productive learning environments, equitable resource allocation that meet the needs of learners, and effective leadership. Earning accreditation from the Cognia Global Accreditation Commission means that the system and all of its schools are accredited, and that STAR School is recognized across the nation as a school system that meets Cognia Standards of Quality, and maintains a commitment to continuous improvement.
Come and grill with us at STAR School this Sunday as a kick-off to the new school year. Get to know your child's teacher and our stuff, tour the campus and enjoy some food.
Field Trips and Field Day
All of our students have been going on end of the year field trips. These are busy last school weeks here at STAR School. Our first, second and third graders went to Lowell Observatory today. So much to learn about nitrogen, outer space and the solar system. We also had our Field Day at Fox Glenn Park on May 16th with lots of fun activities.
Monday Morning Meetings
Every month STAR School has a Monday Morning meeting to share news and come together as a community. Today was the last meeting for this school year. What a beautiful day and place to start the week!
Solar Systems and Food
Join this free and open to the publick workshop on Solar Systems and healthy food - cooking workshop.
The Wisdom of the Wolf
The Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project is bringing to The STAR School, this Friday, March 31, 2023 at 9am in the Gymnasium, storyteller and folklorist Ms. Sunny Dooley who will share the traditional Navajo winter story about leadership, and the wisdom of the wolf (Mai Tso). Appropriate for all ages, this Diné/Navajo tale shares culturally grounded lessons of leadership and demonstrates that nature is a powerful teacher for humankind.
STAR school is happy to announce its partnership with Flagstaff Youth Riders and bringing a mountain biking club to our middle school students. Brand new mountain bikes will be provided to those who would like to join the club, as well as all necessary safety equipment. This after school program will be coached and supervised by Nurse Dan. If you have any questions please reach out to him
Parent Teacher Conferences
We will have Parent-Teacher conferences March 8th, 9th and 10th 2023
Time for Change
Hannah and Nariyah, both 13, are two young changemakers. Alberta is a Diné (Navajo People) educator who teaches art and service learning to grades 3 to 8, with a focus on setting up students to be confident, lifelong changemakers working to improve their community.
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North Leupp Farm Tour
Join the tour of North Leupp Family Farms, an off grid cooperative farm on the Navajo Nation: Feburary 4th 2023 12-1 pm
Winter Program and Spirit Week
School Letter Grade B
The Arizona State Board of Education has released the 2021-2022 A-F School Letter Grades for all public schools statewide. This accountability system measures year to year student academic growth, proficiency in English language arts, math and science, academic achievement of English learners, and indicators for college and career readiness. STAR School is excited to announce that we have been awarded the school letter grade “B”, which means the following:
Fresh Fruit / Veggies
STAR School is participating in the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) this academic year! Each week, students will receive two fresh fruit and vegetable snacks in the classroom with a short nutrition education lesson.
Halloween Spirit Week
Camp Intervention Week
Here are a few pictures from our recent Hall of Fame Camp Intervention Week (STEM Projects). Camp Intervention is a project week for kids grade K-6. It's confidence-boosting STEM camp where kids build creative inventions and lasting friendships. Led by qualified local educators, those camps offer new and exciting hands-on activities every year.
Wellness Walk in October
Heritage Week and Harvest Festival
Wellness Walk in August
We will have our first wellness walk of the year end of August. We look forward to walking together!
Affordable Connectivity Program
The Arizona Department of Education Health and Nutrition Services is sharing a flyer regarding the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) from Common Sense, available in both English and Spanish. The ACP aims to lower household internet costs for families who are approved to receive free or reduced-price meals under the NSLP and SBP.
Kick off the new Year!
STAR School will host a Kick-off cook out to celebrate the new school year. Come and meet your child's teacher, tour the school and enjoy a tasty dinner! We look forward to seeing you!
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Check out the flyer for more information.