How to Positively Impact School Climate with STARS

Please join Dr. Linda DePriest, Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Support, and Mr. Tony Majors, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services, for an informational lunch to showcase the evidence-based practices and trainings of STARS proven to positively impact school climate.   Reserve your seat today by emailing or calling 615-983-6805.

Leaders of Today – by Tiara C., Operation TLC participant

Leaders of Today Don’t let anyone tell you that you won’t be anything in life. Prove them wrong and go out and be all that you can be.  Chase all of your dreams! Be a dream chaser not a dream killer. There is nothing you can’t achieve. A leader will step out and put all […]

Facebook Safety

From summertime to school year use, teen online safety needs to be a top priority for parents. Rodger Dinwiddie, chief executive officer of Students Taking A Right Stand (STARS) and president of the International Bullying Prevention Association, outlines computer safety use and Facebook Safety standards in this short video.   Be sure and subscribe to […]

College Trip for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing – A SUCCESS!!!!!

On April 1st-April 4th, 2012, STARS took a group of eight high school students who are deaf and hard of hearing to Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. Gallaudet University is the largest college in America that offers services specifically for students who are deaf and hard of hearing. Over 4,000 students attend this school from […]

From a School Counselor…

April is National Child Abuse Prevention month and to honor this our Kids on the Block team has been presenting to all six (yes, 6!!) elementary schools at Ft. Campbell this week.  We have been presenting our Child Abuse Prevention program to all their third graders and our Coping With Crisis program to all second […]

Charity Tour of Homes – Sumner & Williamson County

Highlighting the latest in home building innovation and interior design while giving back to the community, the 2012 Charity Tour of Homes features seven stunning custom homes ranging in style from French Country to Louisiana Farm House on home sites from Hendersonville’s Fairvue Plantation to Leipers Fork weekends May 18-27 and benefiting two worthy Middle […]


With the Friday, March 30 limited release of the movie “Bully,” once again this difficult issue is being presented in an important national forum.  We applaud the efforts to create a dialogue and show a sympathetic view of the pain affected students are experiencing.   At the same time, as advocates of bullying prevention, we […]


Please join us on Friday, November 16th as we boldly blend two fantastic fundraising events into one!!!  Vince Gill meets CHAIR-ISH THE KIDS! We couldn’t resist blending two great elements – fine art and incredible music.  STARS and Kids on the Block are pleased to announce that you only need to save one date to […]

Dinwiddie Named President Of International Bullying Prevention Association

Rodger Dinwiddie, long-time chief executive officer of Students Taking A Right Stand (STARS), has been named president of the International Bullying Prevention Association.             Dinwiddie has led STARS in their bullying prevention efforts which most recently earned a Regional Emmy nomination for a public service announcement campaign featuring NewsChannel 5’s Lelan Statom with area students […]