Special Effects Make-Up Classes, Free Educational Novella and More

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.



The Kindle version of The Seeker’s Stone #1 DNA in the Deep: Science Adventures for Kids is currently available for free. Suitable for students age 7-13, younger audiences will enjoy the story and older kids will learn important science concepts.

Islamic Self Help Learning Academy is offering a free “Introduction to Homeschooling” course for parents thinking about homeschooling. Register for the course at islamicselfhelp.com

An article in The Federalist examines why many military families choose to homeschool. One major factor is that children of military parents may attend up to six different schools from K-12 and “face variable academic requirements, systems, and learning styles”.

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