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NorthStar Academics aims to provide educational and social opportunities for student enrichment alongside NorthStar Adventure and NorthStar Athletics. Key components of NorthStar Academics programming include academic achievement, arts immersion, and career readiness.

After-School Program

NorthStar’s After-School Program offers educational and social activities to assist students with academic achievement during the school year.  NorthStar Adventure and NorthStar Athletics collaborates with NorthStar Academics to build each student’s capacity for learning a wide range of valuable, transferable life-skills.

Register Now for 2022-2023 After-School Program!

Our after school program is tailored to each age range we serve:

Elementary School

NorthStar Academics at the elementary school level (grades 3-5) is focused on transitioning students into middle school on level. Programming for this age range includes aspects of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Additional aspects of programming may include social and emotional development activities and mindfulness practices.

For students needing additional assistance with reaching math and reading goals for their age level, we have a separate space dedicated to one-on-one tutoring and ongoing progress monitoring.

The investment associated with registering students in grades 3-8 is $100, which includes After School and Camp NorthStar programs. Please contact our Director of Program Growth, Samantha Chloupek for questions regarding the program and financial assistance via email or via phone at 402.614.6360 x 213.

Middle School

NorthStar Academics at the middle school level (grades 6-8) is focused on transitioning students into high school on level and creating pathways to further education or future employment. Programming for this age range includes aspects of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Additional aspects of programming at this level may include social and emotional development activities, mindfulness practices and general career or college readiness.

For students needing additional assistance with reaching math and reading goals for their age level, we have a separate space dedicated to one-on-one tutoring and ongoing progress monitoring.

The investment associated with registering students in grades 3-8 is $100, which includes After School and Camp NorthStar programs. Please contact our Director of Program Growth, Samantha Chloupek for questions regarding the program and financial assistance via email or via phone at 402.614.6360 x 213.

Leaders & Achievers (High School)

NorthStar Academics at the high school level (grades 9-12) is known as the Leaders & Achievers program and is focused on helping students reach graduation on time while also supporting students as they prepare for further education or future employment. Programming at this age range is highly-focused on individualized academic support through credit recovery and one-on-one, subject based tutoring. Additional aspects of programming at this level include social and emotional development activities, mindfulness practices, career awareness or college readiness tours and activities.

There is no cost associated with registering students in grades 9-12 for our high school program, Leaders & Achievers. Because the program is free of charge, continuing participation is contingent on the individual student’s investment of time, effort and positive behaviors. For more information about these opportunities, please contact our Director of Education, Jim Stevens via email or via phone at 402.614.6360 x 207.

Camp NorthStar

Camp NorthStar is designed to support the academic growth of boys in rising 3rd-9th grades during critical summer months, while building their capacity to be successful, healthy young men.

Details:

Check back in April for Camp NorthStar 2023 registration instructions!

June – July // Monday – Friday
Hours: 7:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Drop-off: 7:30 A.M. – 8:45 A.M.
Breakfast served from 7:30 – 8:30 A.M.
Programming begins at 9 A.M.
Fee for Camp: $75*

*NorthStar students registered to attend our After-School Program have already covered the cost of Camp NorthStar in their registration, but must still notify the Welcome Center and update their registration information to indicate that their student will be attending Camp!

Currently, enrollment for our Camp NorthStar summer program is limited to boys entering 3rd through 9th grades. High school students already enrolled in our After-School Program (Leaders & Achievers) may be eligible to apply for internships to assist with Camp NorthStar!

For further questions, please check our FAQs page or contact our Welcome Center via email or phone at 402.614.6360.

Camp NorthStar activities include:

  • STEAM programming (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics)
  • Reading
  • Field Trips
  • Swimming
  • Technology
  • Robotics
  • Soccer
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Lacrosse
  • Kickball
  • Board Games
  • Culinary Arts
  • Music
  • Canoeing
  • Photography
  • Rock-Wall Climbing
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • High Ropes Course
  • Team Challenge Course

Antonio’s Locker

NorthStar Academics programming is focused on the needs of our young men, introducing them to things they didn’t know they could do.

Antonio’s Locker ensures our students have the essentials they need to be successful and confident both in and out of the classroom. Students can select from a variety of clothing in various sizes, styles and colors, including socks, hoodies to winter coats!

SHOPPING

If you are a NorthStar parent, you can schedule a time to ‘shop’ at Antonio’s locker for your student, or just click the link below to complete our personal shopper form. We can prepare your items for pick up.

DONATING

Donations of new and/or gently used items are accepted year-round. For more information on in-kind donations to Antonio’s Locker or to arrange pick up for your items, please email guild@northstar360.org .

DROP-OFF LOCATIONS

  • NorthStar Foundation  |  4242 N 49th Ave
    Monday – Friday, 10 AM – 2 PM
  • St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church  |  15050 W Maple Rd
    Monday – Thursday, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

NEW & GENTLY USED ITEMS ACCEPTED

  • Socks
    • No show and regular; solid black and solid white
    • Boys sizes: S – XL
    • Mens sizes: S – XL
  • Boxers
    • Any color and print
    • Boys sizes: S – XL
    • Mens sizes: S – XXL
  • T-Shirts
    • Boys: White undershirts, solid colors, logos, teams, or superheroes
    • Boys sizes: S – XL
    • Mens: White undershirts, solid colors (red, blue, and green are popular)
    • Mens sizes: S – XXL
  • Hoodies
    • Boys: Any color and print
    • Boys sizes: S – XL
    • Mens: Nike, Under Armour, and Adidas
    • Mens sizes: S – XL
  • Athletic Shorts
    • Boys: Any color and print
    • Boys sizes: S – XL
    • Mens: Nike, Under Armour and Adidas are popular
    • Mens sizes: S – XXL
  • Pants
    • Jeans and khakis
    • Boys sizes: 8-10; 10-12; 12-14; 14-16; 16-18; 18-20
    • Mens sizes: Waist: 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40 // Length: 27, 29, 31, 33, 35
  • Winter Coats
    • Boys sizes: M – XL
    • Mens sizes: S
  • Winter Hats & Gloves
    • All sizes

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