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With the help of STAR (Students Teaching Attitudes of Respect) leaders, Bemidji Middle School students learned about peace skills and how to recognize wants and needs of fellow classmates on Friday. Here, Sue Liedl, teacher of Peacemaker Resources and developer of STAR, uses flash cards to help students better communicate with one another. (From left) are students Josh Wass, Isaiah Lawerence, Abbie Clague, Nick Meyers and Storm Strong. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

STAR power: Students learn conflict resolution skills

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BEMIDJI — Four Bemidji Middle School sixth-graders sat cross-legged around a hula hoop, two of them holding a ping-pong ball between them. They reached out to their sides as they all gently touched fingertips. As the circle was made complete, the ball began flashing red, emitting a friendly celebratory buzz.


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