Stellar Bulletin

May 3rd through May 7th

State Assessment for 3rd-8th and 11th Grade May 3rd-6th

Dear Parents,

Next week we will be assessing our 3rd - 8th grade and 11th graders with the Smarter Balanced assessment either on campus or at home. We appreciate all of your support in getting students where they need to be on time, ensuring a great nights sleep and a good breakfast. We have some fun activities and snacks planned for the kids. The K - 2nd graders will be on an alternative schedule and getting music, art, ceramics and Science. As a charter, these tests are imperative to our renewal in showing that we are doing as well and even better than traditional schools. I am always so proud of how well our student do! We really appreciate your support and I look forward to our students doing their very best and showing us what they know!

Congratulations Stellar Students!

  • Congratulations to Daniel Werner, Kaydence Jackson, Turner Walton, Eloise Wilder, Drew Werner and Annaleise Amos for passing a level in Lexia! They all received a certificate, special pencil and a pack of Smarties!

Congratulations Amazing Stellar Artists!

These artworks were accepted into this year’s Shasta County Juried Art Show. The show is held at Old City Hall in downtown Redding and students compete against all high schools in Shasta County.


Gallery Hours:

Tuesday-Friday: Noon-5pm

First Friday of the Month: Noon-8pm

4th Saturday 11-3


Artwork will be on display until May 22, 2021

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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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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/ .

Instant Swimmer: Just Add Water.

The Shasta Family YMCA is offering 1 free session of swimming lessons in May for community youth! Please see the information below.

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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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Senior Breakfast

Friday, May 21st, 10am

5885 East Bonnyview Road

Redding, CA

Student Leadership will be hosting our first annual senior breakfast for the graduating class! All 12th grade students are invited to come celebrate with classmates. Please RSVP to Mrs. Arsenault via email before 5/16/21.
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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!

Shasta County Public Health

On Monday, Public Health announced that state guidelines have expanded and people age 16 and over may now get vaccinated for free against COVID-19. You can find clinics at www.myturn.ca.gov. So far, Pfizer is the only manufacturer of COVID vaccine with approval for people age 16 and over, meaning the vaccine is safe for people this age. Parent permission is required for people under 18 years.

Why should high schoolers get vaccinated? Vaccination provides another layer of protection for high school students, along with mask wearing, physical distancing, and hand washing. COVID-19 variants can be more contagious, and they are becoming more common just as we’re returning to more in-person activities. Some youth who test positive for COVID-19 have been struggling with “long-haul” COVID, with symptoms lasting for weeks or even months. Another benefit to vaccination is that students who are vaccinated will not be asked to quarantine at home if they are identified as a close contact. Instead, they’ll be allowed to continue with in-person learning and extracurricular activities.

Expanding vaccination eligibility to older students is great news. Adding a vaccination to the prevention measures high schoolers are already taking can help keep our COVID cases low as we begin to look forward to year-end events, including graduation.

Beating COVID is a team effort. Let’s all do our part. Learn more about local COVID-19 response at www.ShastaReady.org.

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