STATUS OF THE SCHOOL
These primary school Stars were the first to start at Stella Blue High School.
And these are the recent graduates:
Stella Blue High School Campus
Second quarter 2023
First group of students preparing to graduate
Fundraising events in Seattle planned to support ongoing costs
Sewing initiative started with Star of Hope
Managing shift in educational structure in Kenya
First Quarter 2023
New toilet block completed
- 10K water tank installed, joint effort
- Science program in place
- Former student hired as teaching asst.
- We are currently teaching 45 students!
Students taking classes in new building
Nora Percival visited
Finishing projects on the build
We held a successful fundraising event. Watch the entire event!
Students treated to an end-of-year feast
Staff given end-of-year bonuses
Preparations for incoming freshman students
Electricity: cables and fittings
Inspections to prepare for classes
New resident nurse begins
Campus opens! Students take classes in their new building.
Academic school year is underway for years 9, 10, and 11.
De-worming medicine provided all students
December 2020–December 2021
Piped water! Just the 2nd instance in the village.
Foundation and walls commenced.
We officially leased the land with a single payment for long-term use.
The walls and roof slab is complete for classrooms 1-3
School started in temporary classrooms
Bare land - Jan 2021
Health Clinic - 2022
New toilet block - Jan 2023
Selah Brown, Board Chair -
“We are doing three things - building a high school, educating children who otherwise would not be getting an education — and by doing so, lifting the entire community.”
Donations we receive go directly to these specific goals for 2023:
> Maintain and replace worn furniture and equipment for 3-5 classrooms
> Provide uniforms, books, and supplies for upcoming students
> Repair/replace uniforms; provide new books and supplies as required
> Continue to provide salaries for 6 full-time teachers
> Provide science 'kits' so students get hands-on participation
> Provide additional medical supplies and a refrigerator for vaccines
> Build a sports recreation field, purchase and securely store equipment
> Establish vocational training opportunities and placements
> Complete the second floor of the High School campus
A special thank you to the donors that helped us achieve these goals!
> Opened a health clinic, providing on-site care and vaccinations
Purchase furniture and equipment for all 3 classrooms
> Provide new uniforms for the new 9th & 10th graders
> Provide salaries for 3 full-time teachers from July through December 2021
> 3 Classrooms, roof slab, electrics completed for Stella Blue campus
> Piped water; new toilet block
- Leonard, Director of Stella's Stars, 2021
“We have a young vibrant staff. They have been mostly in good health and working with enthusiasm.”
Watch the 4.17m video to see how our story has unfolded so far.