North Star will graduate 5 seniors June 2

Alex Mars

North Star Montessori Academy

Team mascot: Polar Bear

Number of grades in the school: Four

Student body enrollment: 27

Number of seniors: Five

Isabella Teeple

Commencement: 5:30 p.m. June 2 at North Star Montessori Academy gym

Speaker: Ciera Tucker

Class adviser: Sarah Vickstrom

Class flower: Carnation

Class colors: Blue and gray

Class song: “Crazy” by Gnarls Barkley

Class motto: “Well that escalated quickly.”

Notable achievements as selected by class:

≤ Overcoming the challenges of COVID to graduate and succeed

≤ Multiple community service projects completed through “Project Term”

≤ A class-penned Shakespearean-style play, “The Two Murderers”

≤ Contributions to school renovations and improvements

≤ An in-depth analysis of War of the Roses


Alexander Mars

Parents: Anthony Mars and Amanda Mars

School activities: Student council and D&D Club

Honors/awards: NMU Presidential Scholar, Kaye-Munson Award, Excellence in Education scholarship, acceptance into NMU Honors Program

Grade point average: 4.0

Plans for the future: Attend Northern Michigan University, acquire a PhD and become a college profesor, teaching history


Isabella Elise Teeple

Parents: Joshua Teeple and Dorothy Teeple

School activities: Student council, art club

Honors/awards: Girl Scouts Bronze Award, Excellence in Education

Grade Point Average: 3.4

Plans for the future: My plans for the future are to sell my art full time, I think I might go to college but I definitely want to continue on the path of my art. Hopefully down the road, I want to be stay-at-home mom.. But I plan on continuing making an art business.

Members of the North Star Class of 2023

Brenna Flynn

Dakota Halquist

Julie Johnson

Alex Mars

Isabella Teeple


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