Category Archives: home school

Various Updates

DD1 got her IB and AP test results.  She got her IB degree and is ecstatic about it.  Her scores on everything were high enough to gain college credits, but it only gets her out of two classes.  The English … Continue reading

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End of Year and Looking Ahead

It’s the last day of school for my two youngest.  My son is now spending his last day at the middle school.  Hearing that hit him a little bit, in the “whoa” type of way.  My middle child is working … Continue reading

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End of School Year Stuff

We had DD1’s last award program this week and she took two awards!  It was exciting because this was a true award program.  Most categories only had one award for the class of 315 (or so) students.  She got the … Continue reading

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Homeschool Plans

With only one year left to plan, I found abebooks.com.  I haven’t fully explored the site, but have purchased two textbooks from them and received the books as described.  The paperback text was described as “like new” and looked as … Continue reading

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Home School doesn’t mean Dumb School

Apparently, there is a conception out in the universe that if a student is home schooled, it’s because they couldn’t handle the course of study available in public school. Why would anyone home school when there are public schools freely … Continue reading

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Adjusting

DD2 is being hit with several challenges this school year (junior in high school).  She’s home schooled, but this year is spending half of her day in a veterinary science class.  Top it all off with sensory processing disorder.  At … Continue reading

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Beginnings and Continuations

The new school year begins in two days.  My oldest is champing at the bit to get going – it’s her senior year, she has one college acceptance under her belt and an IB degree to finish.  My middle is … Continue reading

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