Serial Homeschool Entrepreneur Revives Business; East Coast HSPN Volleyball Tournament

Serial entrepreneur and former homeschool student, Kayla Duerstock, revives mattress company Revived 365. As a teenager, Kayla also started a coffee shop and photography business.

Homeschooler Mitchell Mudge recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Mitchell earned 34 merit badges, a Bronze & Gold Palm while working towards the honor. His brother Kyle is also an Eagle Scout.

Registration for the 2018 Homeschool Sports Network East Coast Volleyball Tournament is now open. Teams should register by July 15, 2018. Students will only be allowed to compete on one team (e.g. U-18 or U-16, not both).

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Beyond the Box El Paso Homeschool Conference; More Homeschoolers in Connecticut

El Paso Homeschool Association Hosting Conference In July | El Paso Herald-Post

Officials with EPHA share that the conference “brings much needed-information to those who are interested in homeschooling as an option to educate their children.” To that end, the EPHA connects families to local, state and national organizations that advocate for education rights.

SCS conducts Home School Parent Night – The Stanly News & Press

Stanly County Schools hosted a homeschool parent night on June 14 at Stanly County Board of Education. Superintendent Jeff James and other SCS representatives presented parents with information about new educational opportunities for homeschooled children in the county.

Library prepares ‘homeschool connection’ initiative through LSTA grant funding

The Lincoln County Public Library has once again received the EZ Literacy and Lifelong Learning Grant through the Library Services and Technology Act. LSTA grants are funds awarded to the State Library of North Carolina by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services with the purpose of enhancing the role of libraries as community leaders in advancing literacy and lifelong learning.

Homeschool student wins grant for community garden

Faith Novak, a local home schooler, is not yet even 16 years old but already has a burgeoning passion for sustainable living, youth, and entrepreneurship. In 2017, Novak found an opportunity to realize those passions in the form of a grant application from Dominos and AdCap.

More Connecticut parents turn to home schooling kids

The concept of homeschooling used to be synonymous with images of devout Christians in rural southern states, who – objecting to secular education and the lack of emphasis on “traditional values” – took matters into their own hands.

Annual Homeschool Living History Days at Red Hill a Success

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Homeschool students get hands-on history lessons at Patrick Henry’s Red Hill

BROOKNEAL – Toddlers, teenagers and children of all ages wove baskets, spun wool and turned flax into linen at Patrick Henry’s Red Hill estate Thursday. The students were participating in the historic site’s annual two-day Homeschool Living History Days, which give homeschoolers hands-on history lessons about life in the late 1700s.

Inaugural Northern Virginia Homeschool Conference

Inaugural Northern Virginia Homeschool Conference

IndEd will host its first homeschool conference on June 24th, 2017 in Leesburg Virginia from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Leesburg Junction.

Special guests include Nicole James from Classical Conversations, Vicki Bentley from HSLDA, and Dr. Favelo from Patrick Henry College.

Speakers include local experts who will talk about how to get started homeschooling and a panel of teens who will discuss their experiences being homeschooled.

The cost is $25 in advance, $35 at the door. Kids 4-12 can attend for $10. Registration includes lunch and can be purchased at IndEd’s website.

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