What’s In The Soul Of A Child?

What’s In The Soul Of A Child?

A detailed look at children and what they need to be happy...and whole. I grew up thinking that being a child meant you were told to sit down and do the right thing — even if the right thing meant sitting in your seat quietly while the teacher talked because if you...

We Use Daily Themes to Heal, Connect, and Progress.

We Use Daily Themes to Heal, Connect, and Progress.

  Social Emotional Learning has become an important attribute to include in everyday care for our kids. Since Star-C started at Stratford Ridge Apartments in January, we’ve been using daily themes as intentional ways to serve the areas of the brain, body, and...

Thank You!

Thank You!

A year ago, Star-C Programs had the honor of receiving a new playground lead by KaBOOM, funded by CarMax and built by many employees and community volunteers. Last week we celebrated our one year anniversary for our playground, and the start of Summer for our kids at...

Great Things Come Out of the Southside

Great Things Come Out of the Southside

What started as an encouragement to the students that I served who were constantly told that they wouldn’t amount to much, has ended up becoming one of my favorite mantras used to encourage and uplift and CELEBRATE the community that I serve in and now call home. For...

Alcohol Awareness…Changing Attitudes

Alcohol Awareness…Changing Attitudes

Alcohol Awareness Month is a public health program organized by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence as a way of increasing outreach and education regarding the dangers of alcoholism and issues related to alcohol. Alcoholism is a chronic and...

Making Magic Happen…Again

Making Magic Happen…Again

It has been an exciting time since we launched the Star-C Programs at Summerdale/Springview in August of 2018. We started our afterschool program in a small backroom off our main office and now we have our own center in the middle of the Springview Community. We...

March is National Nutrition Month!

March is National Nutrition Month!

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics introduces National Nutrition Month. The campaign focuses on nutrition education, information, the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating, and physical activity habits. Nutrition is the study of...

Getting into A Growth Mindset

2019 has gotten a very strong start at Summerdale/Springview! We are excited to share that we are implementing new goals and focused on having a growth mindset. All of our enrichment activities have been geared towards dreaming new, big, bold dreams and developing a...

American Heart Month!

American Heart Month!

February, known as American Heart Month, isn’t just for the lovers. February reminds us to take care of our hearts and consider the health risk factors that can contribute to heart disease. American Heart Month teaches us ways to help reduce the risks of heart...

Ending on a High Note

Ending on a High Note

Happy New Year Friends! We are so excited about all that 2019 has to offer and all of the new partnerships that will help us to make 2019 an amazing year for the Star-C programs at Summerdale and Springview. While we are excited about all that 2019 brings, we can’t...