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...

F is for Field Trips!

F is for Field Trips!

As the Program Director for the Star-C Programs at Summerdale/Springview my main focus in this season is making sure that our students are well equipped to face the academic challenges that are placed in front them. I am there to help build confidence in their ability...

Did you say trick – or treat!

Did you say trick – or treat!

Halloween is one of the biggest holidays celebrated by both kids and adults. After all, who doesn’t enjoy dressing up to in something fun, spooky or as someone they admire, and getting complimented for how cool they look? However, we must sure we ensure not only a fun...

GA Power & S.T.E.M!

GA Power & S.T.E.M!

Georgia Power has been dedicated to improving and strengthening education to help the students within their communities.  On Wednesday October 3, 2018, Georgia Power volunteers joined the children at Star-C’s after school program at Willow Branch Apartments in...

Partners in Purpose – Part II by Kristin Hemingway

Partners in Purpose – Part II by Kristin Hemingway

In addition to partnering with the school, I am also a partner with parents in the development of their most precious gifts. I may have the background and experience in education that they don’t possess, but that doesn’t mean that I know what is best for their kids. I...

Partners in Purpose – Part I by Kristin Hemingway

Partners in Purpose – Part I by Kristin Hemingway

  Since I’ve been back with Star-C, I have rediscovered one of my greatest joys as a nonprofit professional. The ability to partner with schools and parents as true allies for making the most of education for the students that we care so deeply about. It has been...

Making Magic Happen!

On August 20, 2018 we officially opened the doors of the Star-C After School Program at Summerdale/Springview and the magic officially began! After a lot of hard work, a little bit of shopping, and a few conversations with Dr. Payne at Cleveland Avenue Elementary, we...

Throw Back Thursday.. To The Peace Playground!

As we approach the ending of the first week of school, it’s only right to re-visit one of our most influential activities during Star-C Programs summer camp.  Throughout the summer, Star-C participated every Wednesday evening in an activity called “Peace Playground.”...

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

We are proud to announce the return of a familiar face! Kristin Hemingway our new after-school director for Summerdale Commons after-school on-site program. Check out what she had to say! On July 18, 2018, I officially began my second go-round of running community...

Back to School Tips!

Back to School Tips!

  Can you hear those school bells ringing? We sure can! With all the summertime fun coming to an end, Star-C Programs thought it would be fun to share some helpful tips to get the children, and their parents in school mode. Have the proper school supplies- during...