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 →


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 →


BSSCA Alumni Awarded $10,000 Grant to Start Social Justice Arts Program in Los Angeles

Kelly Hernandez, BSSCA Class of 2014 alumni and Millennium Gates Scholar, has been selected to receive a grant from Davis Projects for Peace. This grant awards $10,000 to students who … Continue Reading →


BSSCA Senior Accompanies Coldplay at Super Bowl 50

Written by Maggie Smith, Bright Star Schools Communications Associate Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy (BSSCA) senior Iza Salazar had the amazing opportunity to play violin at Super Bowl 50 this February, … Continue Reading →


Students Reflect on Their Once-in-a-Lifetime Trip to Manchester, England

Three of our Bright Star Students, Alexi, Vicente, and Haily, were chosen as Chevrolet Mascots this year. These three students have a passion for soccer and were chosen to share … Continue Reading →


Valor MS Parent Reflects on Daughter’s Experience in Manchester, England

Three of our students, Alexi (Lexi), Vicente (Chente), and Haily, were chosen, along with 8 other kids from around the world, to be Chevrolet Mascots for the Manchester United team. … Continue Reading →


8th Grade Reflections

This past Friday, our 8th grade students graduated from middle school and will be moving on to high school next year. We asked four graduating 8th graders to reflect on … Continue Reading →


The Lady Eagles Soccer Team Makes BSSCA Sports History

Written by Veronica Castro, BSSCA Student and Lady Eagles Team Member My Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy (“BSSCA”) girls’ varsity soccer team made school history this 2015 season. Our coaches, … Continue Reading →