Starr Battle Creek’s Reading Camp is Coming Up Soon!

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Starr Battle Creek is once again hosting a summer reading camp! Offered to Calhoun County elementary-aged kids (K-5 grades), this camp is designed to prevent the summer slide that happens when children are not getting constant educational stimulation.

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Starr Battle Creek Staff Attend the 12th Annual Kalamazoo Children’s Mental Health Carnival

boothThis week, Starr Battle Creek participated in the 12th Annual Kalamazoo Children’s Mental Health Carnival. There were over 3,000 people at this event, and Starr Battle Creek had a wonderful booth set up with all sorts of Starr giveaways and information about Starr Global Learning Network and Starr Battle Creek Home Based Program.

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Teaching Students Generosity: Service Learning Projects at Starr

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At Starr Commonwealth, generosity is an important part of what we teach the young people in our care. It is part of the Circle of Courage®, a model of positive youth development that we use to help young people become emotionally healthy. To help students understand how to be generous, we use a variety of service learning projects in our local communities.

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Camp Ready Readers is Coming to Battle Creek!

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Starr Battle Creek is once again having their Super Starr Reading Camp this summer! This is a summer reading adventure for kids in Kindergarten through 5th grade and is designed to strengthen reading and writing super powers! Continue reading

Deadline for 2016 Starr Scholarship Applications Approaching

_HCC9587 - smallAll graduates of Starr programs can apply for a Starr scholarship to help with the cost of further or higher education, and this year’s deadline for students applying to four-year colleges is June 1st, 2016.
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