Starr Albion Prep Talent Show!

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Last Friday, students on our Albion campus had the opportunity to show off their hard work and skills at our first Starr Albion Prep Talent Show! Boys and girls had to audition for a slot in the show, and have been working hard for weeks to perfect their performances. Continue reading

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Starr Students Earn a Volunteer of the Year Award

DSC_0027Every year, Michigan Community Action (MCA), a group that provides many services for Michigan residents across multiple counties, holds their Community Action Awards. These awards recognize the achievements and hard work of clients and volunteers whose contributions are aligned with the Community Action mission of reducing poverty and changing lives in Michigan. This year, one of the Volunteer of the Year Awards went Starr Albion Prep for their volunteer work in Calhoun, Branch, St. Joseph, and Barry Counties.

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Meet Baloo, Starr’s First Therapy Dog

 

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Baloo at 7 weeks.

If you follow Starr Commonwealth on Instagram, you may have recently seen a sneak peek at the newest staff member on our Albion campus: meet Baloo, Starr’s first therapy dog! Baloo recently came in to our offices to say hello to the rest of our Starr staff and begin meeting new people in preparation for his training. Everyone immediately knew that he would be an excellent addition to our campus. Continue reading

Second Annual Night of Starrs!

NOS-2018-InstagramSaveTheDateImage(1)We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our second annual Night of Starrs event on April 11, 2018! To celebrate the strong spirit of generosity within our backyard, Starr Commonwealth will be presenting local leaders and champions for children with the Stand Tall Award, which honors leaders that share our commitment of the creating positive environments for children and families to flourish.

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A Little History: Gladsome Cottage

CSC_0003If you have ever visited our historic Albion campus, chances are you have seen Gladsome Cottage. The first cottage on the grounds of Starr Commonwealth, this  Sears & Roebuck home was delivered in October of 1913. To celebrate this new home and the beginning of Starr Commonwealth, the first Sunday of October has since been known as Founder’s Day.

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