Parents who homeschool their children are accustomed to teaching at home, and have been even before the closing of schools forced others to do so, but even their lessons face some change due to the lockdown.The restrictions in place to protect the public from COVID-19 have stopped homeschooling groups’ physical meetings, field trips and extracurricular activities, but homeschool parents say there is ample opportunity for parents to teach and bond with children.”I find, because we’re home
Two Monroe athletes were given top honors at the first Association of Christian Educators of Louisiana (ACEL) State Track Meet, held on May 9 at East Iberville High school in St. Gabriel. Sophomore Marissa Perez and freshman Josiah Perez, both of Monroe, represented the Northeastern Louisiana Christian Homeschool Association as they won the Outstanding Female Track Athlete and Outstanding Male Track Athlete awards, respectively.
Presentations on home-school socialization and teaching science will be on the agenda when the Roman Catholic Home School Association of Louisiana holds its home school conference “The annual RCHAL home-school conference is an invaluable experience where parents can learn the basics and benefits of home-schooling and be encouraged by meeting other homeschool families,” conference coordinator Beth Montelepre said. “The conference is an ideal setting to view Catholic home school curricula and other Catholic materials.”
Ty Salvant didn’t start out wanting to be a homeschooling mom. The Dominican High graduate hoped her son would start his studies at the International School of Louisiana. However, he was 3 years old, and the International School doesn’t start until kindergarten.