Barnes & Noble is celebrating teachers and administrators nationwide with its Fall Educator Appreciation Days until October 14. Barnes & Noble will be offering additional discounts, offers, and giveaways, while supplies last to homeschool teachers too. The special discounts offered during Educator Appreciation Days are available to pre-K to grade 12 teachers and administrators enrolled in the free Barnes & Noble Educator Discount Card Program.
Radkey has released their latest single, “Rock & Roll Homeschool”. The three brothers from Missouri that make up the trio were homeschooled and said it’s one of the reasons they had so much time to write songs. Radkey is currently on tour in the U.S. and will start a European tour in 2019.
The Charlotte Mecklenberg homeschool book club meets on October 10th at 2PM to discuss James and the Giant Peach. This program is for homeschool students age 8-11. Visit the library’s website to register.
Compass Homeschool Classes is offering a special effects make-up clinic just in time for Halloween. This is a 1-hour clinic taught by a professional stage make-up artist for students ages 12 and up. Two sessions are available: 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm on Friday, October 26. Clinic fee is $49.00 per person. Register online before October 17.
NBC reports that one of the major reasons African American families choose to homeschool is to teach black history. Only about 10% of class time is devoted to black history so parents are turning to homeschooling to fill that gap.
The Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad Museum in Washington NC is celebrating Home School Month in October. Homeschool groups can arrange free tours and presentations at the museum to learn more about the underground railroad in eastern NC, specifically the greater Washington area. We can also help create an underground railroad history curriculum for classes. Find us on Facebook or WHDA.org.