North Star Staff Summer Adventures- Katy

This summer we had friends and family coming to stay from the UK and New Zealand. I was eager to show them around and do a little more exploring myself. Our local trips included Powell River and the stunning Savary Island, as well as biking holidays in Victoria,...

North Star Staff Summer Adventures- Brooke

I enjoyed a very relaxing summer close to home, going for many local hikes, bike rides and visits to lakes and beaches for swimming and kayaking. I took a trip in July to the Kootenays and the Okanagan, enjoying some camping, tubing and lots of cycling on the Slocan...

North Star Staff Summer Adventures- Roxana

Summer, the ideal time to get away. The weather is gorgeous, time is available, specially for traveling. “Getting away” from the daily stress and work demands is what we usually enjoy during this time. This year I did not not go anywhere, I stayed home. The idea of...

North Star Summer Adventures- Faezeh

I am so pleased to be at North Star this year as the After-School Care facilitator.  This past August I went to summer school and took two intensive courses, which I finished in three weeks.  One of the courses was a science course. At first, I was terrified...

North Star Staff Summer Adventures- Lalena

Welcome! My name is Lalena Desautels, aka Miss Lalena, or sometimes, depending on the child, Miss Balena, Malena or variable rhyming combination suitable for a Dr. Seuss rhyme. I am the Casa and Extended Day Guide in the Sitka classroom. Each summer I like to strike a...