Stories tagged with: STARS

May 21, 2014 - 5:29pm
9 weeks 4 days ago

Junior High can be a difficult time for many children, but the STARS summer camp aims to help make these years positive for area girls.

STARS, which stands for sensitivity, tolerance, attitude, responsibility, and self esteem, will host a three day camp this June to try to help Muskingum County girls with problems they may face.

"We focus a lot on self esteem, friendship building, and we're going to talk about bullying," said STARS director Ronelle...

June 5, 2013 - 4:37pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

The S.T.A.R.S. Institute for Young Women started their three day camp for girls at Zane Grey Elementary on Wednesday.

"Basically we like to teach them all kinds of skills that they would not normally learn in school and to make them feel like they have a good chance of attending college and acquiring job skills and go on to become a contributing member of our community," said Cindy Brandi, Executive Director of the S.T.A.R.S. Institute for Young Women.

There are 17...

May 9, 2013 - 10:41am
1 year 11 weeks ago

A program in our area hopes to create self esteem and awareness in area girls.

The Sensitivity, Tolerance, Attitude, Responsibility, Self-Esteem Program or STARS is signing up current 6,7 and 8th grade girls for their summer program. Here they'll take part in 17 activities over the course of three day that teach them everything from eating healthy to self defense to how to interview for a job.

"I was a teacher for 30 years. I saw that there was a need for a lot of thing that...

June 15, 2011 - 4:48pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

'STARS': Sensitivity, Attitude, Responsibility, Self-esteem...A program dedicated to giving middle school girls confidence in themselves.

The summer program, began when Executive Director, Cindy Brandi, experienced, as a teacher, that many middle school girls began to loose their confidence, therefore affecting their grades and friendships. Brandi said, her goal is to make a difference in the girl's lives.

"I feel that if I can change even a few girls by having them be here...

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