Stellar Bulletin

April 19th through April 23rd

Thank you Stellar!!! From Torrie

It is with a lot of excitement and hope for the future, that I am writing this see you later, not Goodbye :) My last day at Stellar was April 1st, as I am moving on to a new Career adventure starting next week. I can't express enough, how much my time here has meant to me. Stellar is a special place to work, and the Staff is one in a million, as are the amazing kiddos. Thank you for sharing your families with me and for really making Stellar a fantastic place to be!!

Thank you Torrie

P.S. Please know that you are all in good hands. Please do not hesitate to reach out to Nicky Werner or Janae Murphy in our front office for any questions or assistance you need.

1950's Day April 21st and 22nd

Break out your saddle shoes and poodle skirts!


April 21st and 22nd come dressed in your 1950's best.

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Summer is Coming!

Summer is just around the corner. We are starting to move towards the end of the year. During the lazy summer days it is still fun to find engaging activities for your child to do. One such activity could be writing games. These games can be fun anytime of the year, but they are really good to use during the summer to have fun and build on your child’s educational skills. Here are two writing activities that you and your family can enjoy.


DIY Mad Libs

This game is a great way to work on parts of speech. DIY mad libs work just like regular ones, except instead of buying them, you write your own. Write a short simple story (less than a page) on lined paper, skipping every other line. True stories or summaries of famous stories are fun, too. Erase some words, replacing them with an underline. Below that, write the kind of word the erased word was (noun, verb, adjective, number, name, etc.) Then find a friend and have them choose another word of the same kind to fill in the blanks. Read the new, crazy story! Be prepared to laugh!


Cat to Dog

This spelling and word-pattern game is a great solo activity or it can be played in pairs, with each person trying to solve challenges given by the other person. The point is to think of two words with an equal number of letters (three is easy, four a good challenge, five is sometimes too hard), and turn one word into the other word in as few steps as possible. In each step you make a new word by changing one letter. Each change must make a real word and you can’t change the order of the letters. So, for instance, to change CAT to DOG, you could do CAT>COT>DOT>DOG. Try to think of challenging pairs. Can you think of an impossible one?


If you would like to read about more fun writing games, follow this link to the “North State Parent Magazine”

Virtual Talent Show Sign Ups EXTENDED DUE DATE

Do you have a hidden talent? Do you like to make short videos? If the answer is yes, this project is for you!!


Stellar is organizing a virtual talent show. To participate, you will need to submit your video to Mrs. Sanders at msanders@rsdnmp.org by


Extended Due Date

Monday, April 19th


Here are the requirements for your video:

  1. You must be a student at Stellar Charter School

  2. Content must be appropriate for all ages

  3. Your video must be no longer than 3 minutes - Any longer and the show will be too long.

  4. Have fun!! Make a video that is entertaining and fun to watch!

  5. Mrs. Sanders will pick the best submissions and create a show with video editing software. The show will be presented on Friday, April 30th. The format of the presentation of the show has yet to be determined.


    Finally, if you are interested in being a host or helping edit the show, please contact Mrs. Sanders at msanders@rsdnmp.org


High School Hike at Chamise Peak

Friday, April 23rd, 9am-1pm

Chamise Peak, Redding, CA, USA

Redding, CA

Please meet Mrs. Arsenault and Mr. Yates for this fun hike. If you have questions please call us at 245-7730.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Congratulations Stellar Students!

  • Congratulations to Benjamin Scott for passing a level in Lexia! He received a certificate, a special pencil and a pack of Smarties!
  • Congratulations to Morgan Cogburn for reaching her AR goal! A climbing figure with her name was placed in the display case and she picked a prize from the Prize Box!

Virtual Homeschool Meetings

Hi Stellar Homeschool Parents,


Join Mrs. Sanders every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 9:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. These meetings will be informal and chance for you to get answers to your curriculum and homeschool teaching questions, troubleshoot and problem solve any challenges you may encounter with homeschooling, as well as be there for support and encouragement. If you would like to attend the meeting, the link is attached below:


Maureen Sanders is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Homeschool Meeting
Time: 09:15 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Every 2 weeks on Tue, until May 25, 2021, 4 occurrence(s) left

May 11, 2021 09:15 AM

May 25, 2021 09:15 AM


Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/99780893718?pwd=bjU3UG5JTnI5OTh1d21udzBmZGdpUT09

Meeting ID: 997 8089 3718
Passcode: parent

Thank you for your time and consideration. Mrs. Sanders is looking forward to seeing you in the homeschool meetings!

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Eaglet Naming Contest

Name that Eaglet!


There has been 2,927 name submissions. It has been narrowed down to down to the Top 10 List!


Vote once for your favorite set of names on the Top 10 List & then hit SUBMIT on this google form & you're done!


https://forms.gle/ge9xmtqYDogLsXuq7


Here is the video with the directions for the Naming Contest if anyone needs help with it!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKBDs2Xp-1k&t=10s

Attention high school students!

Friday, April 30th, 2pm

980 Old Alturas Road

Redding, CA

Attention high school students! We are having a private viewing party at Movies 14 on April 30th.

The cost is $5 per student and it is first come first serve for the first 20 students.

The movie will be at 2:00 p.m. (Pitch Perfect).

Please sign up in the office

Neon Palm Ice will be on campus May 19th during lunch!.  High School Students will each be able to receive one Italian Ice to celebrate the last day of onsite classes :)

End of the year celebrations!!!

High School - Neon Palm Ice will be on campus May 19th during lunch!


High School Students will each be able to receive one Italian Ice to celebrate the last day of onsite classes :)

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Now Accepting Applications for the 21/22 School Year!!!

Stellar is excited to share our wonderful School program with our amazing families, and who better to recruit new students than you!! We are currently accepting applications for enrollment for next school year, so spread the word about how great it is here!! New families can apply online through our Stellar website, and also if any of you are enrolling new siblings or students to Stellar for next year, please complete the online application for that student as well. https://aeries.reddingschools.net/enrollment/ .

Covid testing Available

"California Department of Public Health encourages you to have your child tested every two weeks whether they have symptoms or not. https://testing.covid19.ca.gov/school-testing/ Here are your local testing sites for your convenience if you are so interested: https://www.co.shasta.ca.us/ready/covid-19/get-tested"

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School Lunch is Free to all Stellar Students right now, they just need to tell their 1st period teacher they want a lunch!

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New Free School Meals Schedule and Locations!

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