Congratulations to Boys & Girls Clubs at North Star & Highlands for Retaining their Delaware STARS Level 5

“The proof is in the pudding,” and the pudding tastes good!  It sure does at our Boys & Girls Club at Highlands Elementary and Boys & Girls Club at North Star Elementary, both of which retained their STARS 5 rating in results announced last week.

Special thanks to Highlands’ Director Dean Yoo and his staff: TaRon Moon, Neena Riviere, and Alexis Oakley. As well to North Star’s Director Morgan Barnes and her staff: Tom Shinn, Tara Dillard, Alexandra Redwine, Isaiah Jones, Alyssa Henretty, and John Kunkle.

Providing valuable support along the way were: Pat Belle-Scruggs, Elizabeth Schaff, Molly Yoo, Cheryl Rice, and Trisha Moses.

Delaware Stars promotes high quality early learning for young children and sets the Stars quality rating that guides families seeking the best program for their child. Delaware Stars for Early Success is Delaware’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) administered by the Delaware Department of Education.  The goal of Delaware Stars is to invest in participating programs to increase access to high quality care for all of Delaware’s children, especially those from low-income families.

Programs that join Delaware Stars are committed to program quality and providing the best early learning experiences for your young child.

Delaware Stars helps early learning programs shine in quality and helps programs that join Stars let families and the communities they serve know about their commitment to high quality early learning for young children. Through Stars, programs prepare young children for success in school and in life!

Programs can achieve up to 5 stars as they commit to, improve and maintain quality.