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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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Get ready for the new school year:  Select the links below for that grade's supply list

September 05, 2019

First Day of School

PreK half day with 11:30AM dismissal. K-5 dismissal at 2:35PM.

September 19, 2019

Listening Conferences

Each family will have an appointment with their child’s teacher from 4:30-7:30PM

September 23, 2019

September SLT Meeting

5:00pm in Library

September 27, 2019

STAR half day #1

Mismatch Day.Dismissal at 11:30 AM.

September 30, 2019

School closed - Rosh Hashanah

October 01, 2019

School closed - Rosh Hashanah

October 08, 2019

Drone Science Assembly

1:30PM in Auditorium

October 09, 2019

School closed - Yom Kippur

October 14, 2019

School closed - Indigenous Peoples’ Day & Columbus Day

October 21, 2019

October SLT Meeting

5:00pm in Library

October 25, 2019

STAR Family Friday

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

October 25, 2019

Picture Day

November 05, 2019

Election day

Student nonattendance day. Teachers report for Professional Development.

November 11, 2019

School closed – Veterans’ Day

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November 14, 2019

Parent-teacher Conferences

11:30AM dismissal. Afternoon conferences from 12:30-2:30PM.

Evening conferences from 4:30-7:30PM.

Career Day (dress for the job you want when you grow up).

November 18, 2019

November SLT

5:00pm in Library

November 19, 2019

Rainforest Animals Assembly

1:30PM  in Auditorium

November 22, 2019

STAR Family Friday

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

November 28, 2019

School closed – Thanksgiving recess

November 29, 2019

School closed - Thanksgiving recess

December 06, 2019

STAR half day #2

Pajama Day. Dismissal at 11:30 AM.

December 09, 2019

December SLT Meeting

5:00pm in Library

December 20, 2019

STAR Family Friday

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

December 24, 2019

First day of Winter Recess

School is closed from Tuesday, December 24 - Wednesday, January 1

January 01, 2020

Last day of Winter recess

School is closed from Tuesday, December 24 - Wednesday, January 1.

School resumes Thursday, January 2

January 13, 2020

January SLT Meeting

5:00pm in Library

January 17, 2020

STAR half day #3

Twin Day. Dismissal at 11:30 AM.

January 20, 2020

School closed – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 31, 2020

STAR Family Friday

February 04, 2020

Laser Science Assembly

1:30PM in Auditorium

February 10, 2020

February SLT Meeting

5:00pm in Library

February 17, 2020

First day of Mid winter recess

School is closed for Mid winter recess from February 17-21

February 21, 2020

Last day of Mid winter recess

School is closed for Mid winter recess from February 17-21

February 28, 2020

STAR Family Friday

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

March 05, 2020

Parent-teacher Conferences

11:30AM dismissal. Afternoon conferences from 12:30-2:30PM.

Evening conferences from 4:30-7:30PM.

March 09, 2020

March SLT Meeting

5:00pm in Library

March 13, 2020

STAR Family Friday

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

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 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 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 21, 2020

Arts & Music Festival

May 22, 2020

STAR half day #6

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

May 25, 2020

School closed – Memorial Day

May 29, 2020

STAR Family Friday

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

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)