What is STAR?
Students Taking Active Responsibility
Students attend STAR classes at scheduled intervals throughout the school year at designated Walton County School sites. The topics covered during STAR classes including the following:
The STAR Program originated at Walton Middle School in 1985. The goal of the STAR program is to reduce the likelihood of children becoming involved in drugs and violence. The prevention programs focus on promoting healthy lifestyles.
Adolescents who are at risk for substance abuse problems, coping with stress, communicating with parents and exhibiting a low self esteem. STAR offers these support services and can link you to other services when available.
Tutoring: Is offered during the school day as a students schedule will allow where STAR Prevention Services are provided.
Parent Education: Educational programs are set up for the parents through prevention services and through distribution of materials, parent programs, community projects and school functions.
STAR Summer Program: A five week prevention program is offered at designated school sites and at the low income housing projects. The summer program emphasizes prevention activities, community outreach projects and community education.
For more information please contact the STAR representative at your child’s school site.
Walton Middle School
Freeport Middle School
Emerald Coast Middle