NorthStar Foundation plans expansion for high school kids

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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Now NorthStar will be able to help more boys expanding their current facility from 33,000 square feet to more than 50,000 square feet.

Ryan helped design a plan to put this 1946 piper cub in the lunchroom, this space is a welcome addition during this pandemic.

“Having that extra space has allowed us to be using about 12 percent of building capacity and yet spreading out students both during satellite day school and then in the after-school setting,” said Scott Hazelrigg, Executive Director NorthStar.

The new expansion will give high school students at NorthStar their own space, away from the younger children.

The focus at NorthStar is academic achievement, but officials here know there’s much more to effective learning.

“If you’re struggling with food insecurity, if you’re struggling with safety insecurity outside of these walls, then we know that’s even hard to care about school,” said Hazelrigg.

Shari Scott says right now it’s important for her to know her children are safe while away from home.

“You definitely don’t want them out in the pandemic,” said Scott.

NorthStar is currently working on another expansion for its younger students, they hope to open that new addition in February of next year.

By John Chapman // WOWT, September 17, 2020

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Welcome to the NorthStar Family!

A full NorthStar experience consists of these four areas:

  1. Academics - supporting classroom learning
  2. Programming - Providing experiences that are both enriching  and remedial
  3. Athletics -- offering both competitive and non-competitive sports opprotunities
  4. Outward Bound -- discovering adventure through experiential learning
While every NorthStar boy does not participate in every opportunity, each boy has a chance to interact in activities and experiences that are of interest to him.  Your registration process will open the door to opportunities in all three areas.
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To participate in these programs, you need to complete the enrollment forms.  High School students need to sign some documents.  After we have reviewed and approved your forms and received any payments due, the students will be enrolled.

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