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For those of us who have turned off the television, this will give you a good indication of how the major news media treats homeschooling. You will not find much mention of private Biblical homeschooling. The ideology of those in the news media is apparent as the "goodies" of government homeschooling are often the most positively spun elements.
Be sure to read "Avoid Government Homeschooling Like the Plague" to inoculate yourself before continuing.
Last Fetch: 4/20/2014 11:48:01 AM
Digital divide: Just an hour from Gig City, rural residents live in broadband desert
Jed Arthur was at his wits' end.
Homeschool Girls’ Volleyball Take Win
On April 11, in Penn Yan, two girls volleyball teams, the Port City Royals and Emmanuel Baptist Academy, competed against each other. These teams are part of the ESCAL League composed of private and homeschool students. Continue reading →
American School Adds Eight New Online Business, Career and Technical Education Courses
The American School is pleased to add eight new courses to its online learning offerings. (PRWeb April 18, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04/prweb11765871.htm
The parents of Katelynn Nicole Ruessler and Kyle Edward Zook announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride is the daughter of Cheri L. Power, of Jefferson City, and Patrick M. Ruessler, of Ashland.
April 18 : Listen to the distinctive sound of the hammered dulcimer played by Kathy Spirtes, 10 a.m. to noon. April 19 : Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. – and meet the Easter Bunny!
Greeley family helps shelter by fostering kittens
Grace Hill, 14, snuggles with two of the five cats the Greeley family is fostering now. The Humane Society of Weld County is hosting a kitten shower Saturday to help it stock up on supplies for kitten season, which starts now and ends in November.
Jordan Brand Classic Game 2014: Roster, TV Schedule and Preview
The annual Jordan Brand Classic has arguably taken over as the premier high school basketball showcase in America. The McDonald’s All-Star game is still a big deal, but the JBC has the edge in swag and star power. First and foremost, Michael Jordan is the name behind the event. His Airness ' clout partially explains why the top talent in the country continues to show up for the game. This year’s ...
American School to Attend Midwest Homeschool Convention in Cincinnati
The American School will attend the Midwest Homeschool Convention on April 24-26 in Cincinnati. (PRWeb April 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/03/prweb11646623.htm
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle for Earth Month
A family reduces waste in their household in one week—see how and steal their ideas. Sponsored by GLAD®.
An Art Break at the FIA Recharging the Creative Spirit
FLINT — Spring Into Art was a program held two weeks ago at the Flint Institute of Arts, as a free community offering to engage the sensory experiences of local children while away from school. “This is especially important as the school systems have taken art out of the curriculum,” said on-site instructor, Joy Walker. read more
Fort Ligonier offers hands-on history
When you ask Mary Manges why learning about 18th-century Ligonier is so important, she is quick to quote author David McCullough, “History is who we ...
New logo in hand, Keep Sherman Beautiful moves forward
After sifting through more than 150 entries in its contest for local school children to design a new event logo, the newly reinstated Keep Sherman Beautiful Committee selected a letter-art creation submitted by a Sherman home-school student. Joshua Bayless took home the $200 prize from the contest, and his design is now being reproduced for signs and T-shirts to be used at group activities.
M. Basketball. Collins Named Player of the Year
Incoming freshman Chauncey Collins was honored this week as The Oklahoman's Super 5 Player of the Year.
Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Honors Young Artists for Educating Peers about the Dangers of Underage Drinking
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today recognized 50 winners of the 22nd annual Alcohol Education Poster Contest. "The poster contest is a great way for parents and teachers to start a...
Varsity Vikes fall to Warriors
The visiting Wake HomeSchool Warriors defeated the Halifax Academy Vikings 18-1 on Monday.
American School to Attend NCEA Convention and Expo
The American School will exhibit at the National Catholic Educational Association Convention and Expo in Pittsburgh. (PRWeb April 15, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/03/prweb11646525.htm
Superintendent: Teacher did not threaten student
The Ashtabula Area City School District finished investigating a parent’s report of a teacher threatening an autistic student, officials said Monday, finding the student was not threatened.
Third grader called 'Real Hero'
9-year-old Riley Orton is the youngest honoree to receive the American Red Cross Humanitarian Youth award, given for his numerous coin drives and fundraisers helping children in Africa.
Next stop NASA for science student
“Nerd” is a term David Keck accepts with pride. “There’s no shame in it at all,” the computer science major said. “If somebody likes sports a lot, they’re not necessarily called a nerd, but they certainly have a passion.
Maine: Number Two on the Local List
As outdoor farmers markets around Maine start creeping their way back to their summer schedules, I notice Strolling of the Heifers’ annual Locavore Index lists Vermont as the number one place to eat local. Second place? Maine.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley Street in Soldotna (unless otherwise noted). For more information, call 907-714-8888 or visit http://www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/board.
Do people assume if you’re a homeschooler, you’re a Fundamentalist Christian?
Interesting question. I think the answer in many cases is yes.
A Christian astronomer talks about Blood Moons
Some books say the upcoming series of eclipses is a harbinger of dire events. Jay Ryan, astronomer and Christian, explains why he's not persuaded that "Blood Moons" are a sign of apocalypse.
Home sweet home
Jaycie Casebolt works on a journal as part of her homeschool studies.
Seven Democrats, two Republicans chasing 12th District seat in U.S. House
Voters visiting the polls in next month's primary might think they are seeing a redundancy on the ballot regarding the race for the U.S. House 12th District.
FAITH Homeschool sweeps Troy Bethany
LAPEER – Jesse Thomas recorded his first wins of the season when FAITH Homeschool swept Troy Bethany Christian, 13-3 and 7-4, on Tuesday, April 8. Joe Licavoli went 2-for-3 with 4 RBI in game one. read more
Alberta homeschool convention offers creationist textbooks
Creationist textbooks may not be part of the Alberta public school curriculum but they're easy to find in Red Deer this weekend.
Local Girls Earn Highest Awards in Girl Scouting
Girls from throughout the 26-county region of the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways, including 223 local girls, have earned the highest awards in Girl Scouting, the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards. The prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn. Continue reading →
Be true to your home school
Sitting comfortably on a couch inside their Brandon home, you would never guess Christy Unger and her three children spend several hours a day learning together. Unger has been home schooling her daughters Hallie, 13, and Indiana, 7, and her son Matteo, 11, their entire lives, and says
Bremerton hosts state science & engineering fair
It was two days filled with science of all kinds. Students from more than 120 different public, private, online or homeschool programs gathered at Bremerton High School last weekend for the 57th Annual Washington State Science and Engineering Fair (WSSEF).