NY Homeschoolers Seek Right to Participate in High School Sports

Boys playing soccer — NY Homeschoolers Seek Right to Participate in High School Sports

BELMONT, NY – Homeschool parents urged the Allegany County Board of Legislators to allow homeschooled students equal access to high school sports. Although the district superintendent opposed the proposal, the county legislators unanimously voted to allow homeschoolers the right to participate in interscholastic sports.

CARMEL, IN – After multiple attempts to qualify, Kate Brandt (a homeschool mother of 2), will appear on the July 4th episode of Jeopardy!. Brandt and her family traveled to California for taping and visited Disneyland and Universal Studios while there.

CULLMAN, AL – Homeschool families in Alabama gathered at the Cullman Civic Center for the 2nd annual North Alabama Homeschool Expo which features multiple vendors, workshops, and lectures for parents and kids.

After moving to the United States in 2000 from India, Mary Fields discovered her talent for art after enrolling her homeschooled daughter in an art class.

2nd Annual HEART Event at Space Camp

HEART Space Camp

The Hip Homeschool Moms Homeschool Enrichment Adventure Road Trip (HEART) will take place in Huntsville, AL this year at Space Camp!

This is an opportunity for homeschool families from all over the United States to participate in Space Camp at one of the world’s largest space museums. The event is October 9-12, 2017. Families will stay on the premises in their own “pod” for four days and three nights. Meals, basic camp activities, and a camp t-shirt are included.

A non-refundable deposit of $250 per family is due by July 15, 2017.

To register or for more information visit the Hip Homeschool Moms website.

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Ninth Grade Homeschooler Looks for MS Cure

Harvest ninth grader’s brain experiment takes 2nd in national contest; seeks cure for MS

While many of his 14-year-olds counterparts are worrying about acne, Christian Gonzalez is looking to cure multiple sclerosis. The ninth-grade homeschool student from Harvest came up with a scientific experiment that finished second in the national “Design a Brain Experiment” contest by advancing the field of neuroscience with an original idea.