Our Mission

STAR Academy is an inclusive and diverse community where all learners’ strengths are valued so that they are empowered to think critically about equity and access with the vision of becoming engaged change-makers and advocates for social justice. We implement culturally responsive practices and anti-racist curriculum.

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March 18, 2020

PreK Non-attendance Day

PreK students will not have school today so that PreK teachers attend training.

March 20, 2020

STAR half day #4

Crazy Hair Day. Dismissal at 11:30 AM.

March 20, 2020

School Tour at 8:30 AM

March 25, 2020

NYS ELA test for grades 3-5

March 26, 2020

NYS ELA test for grades 3-5

March 27, 2020

NYS ELA test for grades 3-5

April 03, 2020

STAR Family Friday

Families are invited to their child’s classroom at 8:15AM to participate in their learning.

April 03, 2020

School Tour at 9:00 AM

April 06, 2020

April SLT Meeting

5:00pm in Library

April 09, 2020

First day of Spring Recess

School is closed from April 9-17 for Spring Recess.

April 17, 2020

Last day of Spring Recess

School is closed from April 9-17 for Spring Recess.

April 21, 2020

NYS Math test for grades 3-5

April 22, 2020

NYS Math test for grades 3-5

April 23, 2020

NYS Math test for grades 3-5

April 23, 2020

African Drum & Dance Assembly

1:30Pm in Auditorium

April 24, 2020

STAR half day #5

Rainbow Day. Dismissal at 11:30 AM.

May 11, 2020

May SLT Meeting

5:00pm in Library

May 14, 2020

TENTATIVE - Student non-attendance day

Student non-attendance day. Teachers report for Professional Development (Tentative – this is dependent on number of snow days that we have this school year)

May 15, 2020

School Tour at 8:30 AM

May 18, 2020

Bio Bus

Bio Bus is a mobile science biology lab that visits our school.

May 19, 2020

Bio Bus

Bio Bus is a mobile science biology lab that visits our school.

May 22, 2020

STAR half day #6

Time Travel - Decade Day. Dismissal at 11:30 AM.

May 25, 2020

School closed – Memorial Day

May 28, 2020

Looking Ahead to Next Year Parent-Teacher Conference and STAR Arts & Music Festival

  • 4:30-5:15 students and their families will meet meet with the teachers of the grade they’ll be attending next year to learn about the expectations for their next grade for May Parent-Teacher Conferences.

  • 5:15-5:30 Students and families transition to Auditorium

  • 5:30-7:30 Arts Festival.  Students perform onstage under the direction of Music Teacher Mrs. Gouker for family members in the audience. Additionally, students visual art work will be displayed in the auditorium, in an art gallery, under the direction of Art Teacher Ms. Schneider.

May 08, 2020

STAR Family Friday

Families are invited to their child’s classroom at 8:15AM to participate in their learning.

*** Note this is a date change: This event was originally scheduled for May 28 ***

May 29, 2020

School Tour at 9:00 AM

June 01, 2020

Grade 4 NYS Science Test (written)

June 04, 2020

Student non-attendance day

Teachers report for Professional Development

June 08, 2020

June SLT Meeting

5:00pm in Library

June 09, 2020

Student non-attendance day

Clerical day for teachers.

June 10, 2020

PreK Non-attendance Day

PreK students will not have school today so that PreK teachers can attend professional development.

June 15, 2020

Final SLT Meeting (if needed)

5:00pm in Library

June 19, 2020

TENTATIVE - Student non-attendance day

Teachers report for Professional Development (Tentative – this is dependent on number of snow days that we have this school year)

June 24, 2020

5th grade Graduation

Graduation ceremony for 5th graders at 12:40 in the Auditorium

June 26, 2020

Last day of school

Half day. Dismissal at 11:30AM

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