North Star in the News

North Star in the News

Click on the links below to follow news about North Star Charter School and our students:

June 2014
North Star Board Announces Restructured Debt Plan
Our North Star Board of Directors renegotiated the long term debt of the school.  Read more about it here:
Idaho Statesman – June 5, 2014
Meridian Press  – June 5, 2014
 
March 2014
Senior Sam Ledesma earns the United Dairymen’s Association Distinguished Student Award (DSA).  Sam was interviewed by Doug Petcash of KTVB on March 21, and his segment will appear Thurs. March 27 on the 10:00 p.m. News.
Sam Ledema DSA Award
 
March 2014
North Star Boys Varsity Basketball Team is ‘Drew Strong’ in support of Coach Russell’s girlfriend fighting cancer.  Click on the link below to see how our team chose to surprise their coach and show their support:
North Star Boys Varsity Basketball Team is ‘Drew Strong’
 
May, 2013: North Star named #2 High School in state of Idaho, and #135 in U.S.
http://www.northstarcharter.org/wp-admin/link.php?action=edit&link_id=10
November,  2012
The Independent News, Eagle edition interviewed Dr. Rogien on the success of our school and Sup. Tom Luna’s visit in September to congratulate us on achieving AYP in all 41 categories.  Independent News Eagle Edition Nov. 2012
September, 2012: Superintendent Tom Luna visits North Star
        Sup. Luna with Dr. Rogien, Mrs. Adams and Rep. Reed deMordaunt
School Superintendent Tom Luna visits North Star to congratulate our school on passing our AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) standards in ALL categories (41 separate measurements); an amazing accomplishment.  In fact, North Star has surpassed its AYP goals every year in all 10 years of its existence!  Sup. Luna stated we need more schools like North Star!
May, 2012: Two North Star seniors selected for the United States Naval Academy! 
View our press release:  NS Seniors – Ledesma, de Vera to U.S. Naval Academy
May, 2012:  North Star Senior Shandra Cady Wins the United Dairyman’s of Idaho Distinguished Student Award 
Senior Shandra Cady wins the United Dairyman’s of Idaho Distinguished Student Award and is interviewed by Doug Petcash of KTVB
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May, 2012: Austin Hill of KIDO does a live broadcast from our library     
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March, 2009Eagle Magazine article North Star