Star Middle School

Star Middle School

The official page for Star Middle School, West Ada School District.

Operating as usual


We have a great one in Officer T! Heโ€™s the best ๐Ÿ’ฏ

๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ Today, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to the brave men and women in law enforcement who dedicate their lives to keeping our communities safe. Your unwavering commitment, sacrifice, and dedication do not go unnoticed. Thank you for being the guardians of peace and justice. ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿš“

Ada County Sheriff's Office Meridian Police Department - Idaho Boise Police Department Eagle Police Idaho State Police

Owyhee Baseball Tryouts 01/08/2024

Owyhee Baseball Tryouts

Owyhee Baseball Tryouts 7th-8th GRADE TRYOUT INFORMATION: All athletes ages 13-16 on or before Feb 23rd (1st day of tryouts...

Photos from Star Middle School's post 01/03/2024

๐ŸŒŸโœจ Celebrating Excellence in December 2023! ๐Ÿ†โœจ

๐Ÿ‘ Join us in giving a BIG shoutout to our outstanding West Ada School District Employees of the Month for December! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŒŸ

๐Ÿซ๐ŸŽ This month, we honor...

๐ŸŽ Star Middle School - Michelle Vashro, Art and Pottery Teacher and Sherry Laseke, Head Secretary

..for their exceptional dedication, hard work, and passion for making a positive impact on our school community. ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ“š

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ Our certified and classified staff members go above and beyond, creating an inspiring learning environment and fostering a sense of belonging for both students and colleagues. ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿค

๐Ÿ‘ Let's show our appreciation for their tireless efforts and congratulate them on this well-deserved recognition! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ‘


Photos from West Ada School District's post 01/03/2024
Photos from Star Middle School's post 12/22/2023
Photos from Star Middle School's post 12/22/2023

SANTA!!! I know him!


Mrs. Pratt's 3rd period Bird by Bird classroom from Star Middle School has been busy learning about birds, spotting them in their school yard, and entering their observations into

They welcomed two special visitors to their classroom recently: their Bird by Bird facilitator, Cory Roberts, from the Bureau of Land Management - Idaho and her educational ambassador falcon. The students learned so much about raptors from their visit.


โญ๏ธCelebrating our Major League Staff!โญ๏ธ

We are proud to have such an amazing team shaping the future of our students. We have an amazing staff here at STMS! The Administration would like to wish our team and community a Happy Holiday.


We love our math department exponentially!

Photos from Star Middle School's post 12/20/2023

What a choir concert! ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽค


Mrs. Wargo has been awarded the Saddle Up Staff Member of the Week! ๐ŸŒŸ Her dedication to creating an engaging and dynamic learning environment has truly set her apart. Here's a glimpse of what makes her so amazing:
โœ‹๐Ÿ”ฌ Hands-on lessons that bring earth science to life
๐Ÿ‘ฅ๐Ÿ” Lots of group work for collaborative exploration
๐Ÿ’ฌ๐ŸŒ Thought-provoking discussions that spark curiosity
๐Ÿš€๐ŸŽ“ High engagement that inspires a love for learning
๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸซA fantastic teacher who makes every day an adventure
๐Ÿ’ผ๐ŸŽ Fun incentives with a treasure box that make learning irresistible
We are so thankful to have Mrs. Wargo in the STMS community. Thanks for all you do!

Photos from Star Middle School's post 12/13/2023

Holiday Concert. We have some talented kids. โญ๏ธ๐Ÿค ๐Ÿค 

Photos from Star Middle School's post 12/13/2023

Girls won their game 38 to 36 in a nail biter over Lowell Scott. Tomorrow they will be playing in the championship game against Victory Middle School at Eagle Middle School at 4:15 pm. Come support our girls in our championship effort!


8th GBB๐Ÿ€ won 43-28 tonight. They advance to the semi-finals and will face Lowell Scott @ 5:30pm tomorrow. The game will be played at Eagle Middle School. Go Cowboys!


Let's celebrate Mrs. Stine, our outstanding science teacher and the Saddle Up Staff Member of the week! ๐ŸŒŸ Not only does she inspire students in the classroom, but she also helps lead the Bullpen, our after-school weight lifting program, helping students reach new heights of strength and fitness. Mrs. Stine, thank you for your dedication to our school community and for being a positive role model both in and out of the classroom. ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ“š

Photos from Star Middle School's post 12/11/2023

This past weekend the wrestling team competed in the West Ada tournament. Both the Boys and Girls Tam finished their season fourth in the district as a team. Congrats! There were many individual placers and we want to recognize them now.

Girls 74-81 Hartley Sanchez 1st Place
Girls 103-109 Allie Parmer 1 Place
70 Shane Cruise 2nd Place
75 Mathew McNulty 1st Place
105 Jacob Ostoja 3rd Place
110 Gunner Sanchez 1st Place
132 JohnnyRigo Sauceda 3rd Place
138 Jameson Brown 2nd Place
147 Rama Vincent 3rd Place
Heavyweight Gavin Kent 3rd Place
Heavyweight Kian Jacques 4th Place

Great job wrestlers and coaches for a great season!

Photos from Star Middle School's post 12/09/2023

Reflecting on an eye-opening lesson from Mrs. Batesโ€™ 7th grade health class. Students explored alcohol abuse, its effects, and legal consequences. The highlight was using specially designed goggles to experience different levels of impairment. Simple tasks became challenging. It's a powerful reminder to make responsible choices. Grateful for the impactful lesson!

Photos from Star Middle School's post 12/04/2023

Fist Bump Friday! โญ๏ธ๐Ÿค ๐Ÿค 


Students in Mrs. Gaylord's math advisory class are working hard and having fun! They recently enjoyed an engaging enrichment activity that sparked their curiosity and creativity.


๐ŸŒŸ Staff Spotlight: This week, we're tipping our hats to our incredible counseling team, the Saddle Up Staff Members of the Week! ๐Ÿค  Their organization of Reality Town was a huge hit, providing valuable insights and experiences for our students. Their dedication to putting our students in the best possible position is truly commendable. ๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ’ก They're not just great at what they do, but they're also the easiest to talk to and always ready to lend a helping hand. ๐Ÿค We're incredibly grateful for the amazing work they do at our school. Congratulations, and thank you for all that you do! ๐ŸŒŸ

Photos from Star Middle School's post 11/30/2023

๐ŸšŒ Join us in giving a big shoutout to our amazing bus drivers! We wheelie appreciate everything they do to keep our community moving. Thank you for your hard work and dedication! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ‘

Photos from Star Middle School's post 11/30/2023

๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ So proud of the incredible talent and dedication at our school! A big thank you to Mrs. Vashro and our talented artist for bringing the Bullpen art to life, setting the perfect tone for our weight room. Huge appreciation to Mrs. Stine and Mrs. Frith for their commitment to running our after-school weight lifting program (The Bullpen). We are truly fortunate to have such amazing staff and students! โญ๏ธ๐Ÿค ๐Ÿค 


๐ŸŒŸ We're thrilled to announce that our amazing paraprofessional, Mrs. Lloyd, has been awarded the SPUR Award for her outstanding dedication and support.

Mrs. Lloydโ€™s commitment to our studentsโ€™ growth and well-being is truly inspiring. Her hard work does not go unnoticed! โญ๏ธ๐Ÿค ๐Ÿค 

Photos from Star Middle School's post 11/17/2023

๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ”ฅ Game On! 8th Grade Girls Basketball is going strong ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝโญ๏ธ๐Ÿค ๐Ÿค 

Photos from Star Middle School's post 11/15/2023

๐ŸŽ‰ Exciting Day at Reality Town with Our Amazing 8th Grade Students! ๐ŸŽ“

Today was a day filled with excitement, learning, and real-life experiences as our incredible 8th grade students embarked on their journey through Reality Town! ๐Ÿ’ผ๐Ÿ’ฐ

From CEOs to doctors, entrepreneurs to artists, our students took on various roles and explored the world of work, finance, and responsibility. It was a fantastic opportunity for them to gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and rewards of the adult world.

Armed with their personalized career choices, our students navigated through a simulated society, making decisions about budgeting, expenses, and lifestyle choices. They faced real-world challenges like paying bills, managing finances, and making difficult choices about their future.

๐Ÿ’ก Reality Town not only taught our students about financial literacy, but also instilled in them the importance of critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making. It was incredible to witness their growth and see them rise to the occasion!

We are immensely proud of each and every student who participated in Reality Town. Their enthusiasm, determination, and teamwork were truly commendable. They demonstrated maturity beyond their years and embraced this opportunity to prepare themselves for the exciting journey ahead.

A special shout-out to our dedicated counselors and volunteers who made Reality Town possible. Your support and guidance were invaluable in creating an authentic and unforgettable experience for our students.
โญ๏ธ๐Ÿค ๐Ÿค 

Photos from Star Middle School's post 11/13/2023

Thanks you to our wonderful band and choir sponsors! ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต๐Ÿฅ

Photos from Star Middle School's post 11/10/2023

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Honoring Our Heroes: Happy Veterans Day! ๐ŸŽ—๏ธ

On this special day, we come together as a school community to express our heartfelt gratitude and pay tribute to the brave men and women who have served and continue to serve in the armed forces.

Veterans Day is a time to reflect on the sacrifices made by our veterans, their dedication, and the contributions they have made to protect our freedom and uphold our nation's values. Their courage and selflessness inspire us all.

To our veterans, we thank you for your service, your bravery, and your resilience. Your sacrifices will never be forgotten, and we are forever indebted to you. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

As a school, we encourage everyone to express their gratitude and support for our veterans. Take a moment to thank a veteran in your life or show your appreciation for their service. Together, let's spread love, respect, and admiration for those who have dedicated their lives to protect ours.

A big shout-out to Mr. Switzer and Mrs. Johnson for the wonderful assembly. We have amazing and talented students at STMS!

Happy Veterans Day! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโญ๏ธ๐Ÿค ๐Ÿค 

Photos from Star Middle School's post 11/08/2023

Cheer squad uniโ€™s are ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ

Photos from Star Middle School's post 11/08/2023

Congrats to our wrestling team as Star takes down Sawtooth! We had a lot of great matchups and intense matches. Go Cowboys! โญ๏ธ๐Ÿค ๐Ÿค 

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