Rise Kohyang Middle School Recognized for High Achievement in Student Success

At Bright Star Schools, we’re thrilled to announce that Rise Kohyang Middle School (RKMS) has been selected as one of 1,866 public schools in California to receive the title of … Continue Reading →


Stella Middle Students Explore Catalina Island

Written by Mr. Fitisemanu, PE Teacher Stella Middle Charter Academy (SMCA) students and staff spent a week on Catalina Island at White’s Landing campgrounds for their end-of-the-year life experience lesson. … Continue Reading →


Rise Kohyang High School’s Scholars Serve the Community

Written by Ms. Chae, RKHS Connector One of Rise Kohyang High School’s core values is service to others. Although a mandatory 50 hours of community service per year may seem … Continue Reading →


Bright Star Schools Celebrates Parent Leadership Month

February is Parent Leadership Month, and Bright Star Schools is excited to recognize the many wonderful parents who support our schools. We have parents in leadership roles across our organization. … Continue Reading →


VAMS Builds Girls’ Confidence with Heart & Sole Program

Heart & Sole is a Girls on the Run middle school program that meets the unique needs of girls in 6th-8th grade. The program considers the whole girl – body, brain, … Continue Reading →


Bringing 21st Century Skills into the Classroom: Bright Star’s Technology Initiative

Written by Jaime Hernandez, Director of IT at Bright Star Schools These are incredible and exciting times at Bright Star Schools. We are thrilled to announce that Bright Star was … Continue Reading →


SMCA 5th and 6th Graders Participate in Beach Cleanup

Written by Paola C., 6th grade student at Stella Middle Charter Academy On Friday November 4th we went to the beach. We worked with students from Calvary Christian School to … Continue Reading →


VAHS Senior Published by the LA Times

Alexis Gonzalez, a senior at Valor Academy High School, wrote an article about anti-semitism on college campuses that was published in the LA Times.  Her story can be read here. Alexis … Continue Reading →


RKMS Receives Walt Disney Foundation Motif Award for Youth Advocacy

Written by Caleb Ro, 8th grade student at RKMS Congratulations RKMS! We received the Motif Award on September 11th at the Walt Disney Concert Hall! Thank you teachers for helping … Continue Reading →


Bright Star Has Successful First Day of School

Bright Star Schools is celebrating another successful start of a school year. In 2016-17 Bright Star will serve nearly 2,700 students in transitional kindergarten through 12th grade across 7 network … Continue Reading →