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    Services

    Rising Star offers many services to meet the needs of our diverse community learners. To learn more about services offered, please click on the links below:

    Comprehensive Bilingual Education
    Music, Physical Education, Art/Technology
    Family Support Worker

     Community Learning Center

    City Year

     


    Comprehensive Bilingual Education

    The ELL department has 4 full-time ELD teachers/Bilingual reading specialists and five Bilingual Instructional assistants provide help for bilingual students. This year we have 240 students who speak Somali, Oromo, Sonike, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Arabic, Cambodian, Arabic, Amharic, and Afar.  All ELL students at Rising Star are included in regular classrooms and served by the ELL staff.  Rising Star uses a collaborative model, pull-out for individual and small group and in-class assistance.

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    Music, Physical Education, Art

    Rising Star is proud to offer a full-time music program and instrumental music for intermediate students. Based on the state standards for the arts, our music program teaches students essential musical concepts and allows them to enjoy the pleasure of a variety of music and songs. Students have the chance to perform for school functions and to participate in choir.

    Music, Art, and Physical Education rotate on a week-by-week basis.

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    Family Support Workers

    The family support worker provides students and families with needed support and access to social services available.

    Nina Bowman

    206-252-7547

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    Community Learning Center

    Community Learning Center is an after school program designed for grades 3-5 and supports those who have siblings in grades K-2

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    City Year

    City Year is an educational nonprofit organization founded in 1988 that is dedicated to helping students and schools succeed.  The organization is partnered with 29 cities across the country and around the world, and continues to empower and educate students with social, emotional, academic skills and mindsets so that each student can succeed in school and in life.