The Saratoga Sun -

By Tom Dixon 

STARS program help students transition to Junior High


The transition from sixth grade to seventh grade is tough. The level of difficulty and amount of work means students must spend more time and be more organized.

In the past, many students have had to deal with those changes on their own, but thanks to the new STARS program, Encampment seventh graders know a handful of students, and a teacher, will always have their back.

“A lot of students were going home to places where no one was asking them what is going on, and so there was no accountability,” Leslie McLinskey, Encampment English teacher, said during a presentation at last month’s...

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