Posts Categorized: Newsletter

Staff Celebrate Garden Harvest

If you’ve been following us on twitter or instagram, you know that the Pelicans — our summer staff — have been working really hard on gardening this year. Rachel Worthington, our Sustainability Pelican, reports that we have harvested 300 pounds of produce so far this summer. She is hoping this year’s total yield will be… Read more >

Star’s Future

By Joe Watts, Star Island CEO In this issue of our newsletter we are focusing on transitions. This seems fitting, as we are in the midst of a few. Vicky has retired and moved to Seattle to be with her family, and I have moved into the role of Chief Executive Officer. It is an… Read more >

A Message from the Development Office

One of the best benefits of working for Star Island is summer residency on the island and the opportunity to sample each of the programs and related activities.  International Affairs exposed me to experts on the spread of a democratic revolution across the Middle East and the way in which technology did or did not… Read more >

A Tale of Two Harbors

A Pelican Perspective with no Inside Jokes …seriously [Editor’s Note: This is part of the “Life Cycle of a Shoaler” series. This essay focuses on the transition as seasonal staff members, Pelicans.] By Allegra Hyde, Pelican ’08, ‘010-12 It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of… Read more >