Age has never been an obstacle for 16-year-old Thessalonika Arzu-Embry. After all, she’s already got her master’s degree. The North Chicago-area teen started homeschool at age 4, the Daily Herald reports. She began making an impact on others soon after.
Each Tuesday and Thursday, freshman Andrew Ferris and his older brother, freshman Zach Ferris, sit down for lunch in between classes. Andrew orders the same sandwich every time – turkey and provolone with black olives, lettuce, tomatoes and mushrooms, and then washes it down with an energy drink. The brothers look back on their homeschooling as a positive experience.
The Forest Preserve District of Kane County, Illinois will explore the topic of hibernating animals. Press release submitted by Forest Preserve District of Kane County The Forest Preserve District of Kane County invites homeschool families to explore the topic of hibernating animals on Thursday, Feb. 12, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
It’s one thing to memorize the names of all 50 capitals across the United States. It’s quite another to visit all of the capitol buildings in those cities-a feat that Mickey Straub accomplished two years ago during a whirlwind 44-day span. In 2012, between September 4 and October 17, Straub drove nearly 15,000 miles to 48 state capitols and flew to two others-Hawaii and Alaska. He spent about two hours at each site, taking photographs (more than 7,000 by the end) and recording notes of his experience. Among other things, he made a point of finding references to God, Abraham Lincoln and liberty on capitol grounds, he told ODE students.