Category Archives: school

Odds and Ends

This past week I used a free photo book coupon to make a “year book” for my home schooled daughter who is graduating this year.  Last year she took a veterinary science class and the instructors took tons of pictures … Continue reading

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Conferences

The other night brought my son’s first conference night of his high school career.  Somehow I managed to get to all six of his teachers, despite waiting about an hour for his math teacher.  He was in big demand.  I … Continue reading

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Home School Government

My home schooler is a senior this year and that means a semester of government.  We have a regular text book, but I wanted to have more than just a book.  By chance, my husband spotted a set of DVD’s … Continue reading

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The AP/IB Lie

Our oldest daughter just graduated from high school and completed the IB (International Baccalaureate) degree.  One of the ‘big sells’ of the program is that she could begin college with sophomore status.  Entering college with credit already earned is one … 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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Award Program Follow Up

Starting with DD1’s honor roll assembly: I had stated that about a third of the class is honored.  Allow me to correct that: 224 out of 315 were “honored”.  It only takes one semester with a 3.0 to receive an … Continue reading

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Busy but Good

This past weekend was the state competition for DD2, testing in medical terminology.  She didn’t place, but was okay with that.  It was good for my sensory-anxiety bundle to have a chaotic weekend filled with independence and to survive it.  … Continue reading

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