New Law Expands Homeschooler Access

New Law Expands Homeschooler Access

to Public School Sports & Extracurricular Activities After years of legislative debate and the near passage of similar legislation, Governor Jim Justice signed into law House Bill 4925, making public school extracurricular activities more accessible to West...
Sports: Maybe It’s Time to Think…

Sports: Maybe It’s Time to Think…

…Out of the Box by Melody Sheppard So far, West Virginia homeschoolers have been barred from participating in any activity governed by the WV Secondary School Authority Commission (WVSSAC).    This not only includes high school sports, but also some band...
Top-Notch Athletic Activity…

Top-Notch Athletic Activity…

…On a Shoestring Moms, Dads, Get Moving! By Brian D. Ray, Ph.D. President National Home Education Research Institute Salem, Oregon www.nheri.org For Free homeschool Research News with Dr. Ray, take 17 seconds to sign-up here: https://www.nheri.org/connect/ So...
Finding the Sport Solution –

Finding the Sport Solution –

Ice Hockey Cooperative Teams When Bryce and Dawn Timberlake of Jefferson County started homeschooling their six children twenty years ago, they wanted sports to play a big role in their children’s development.  However, because the WVSSAC precluded their children from...
Sports: Choosing NOT to Play

Sports: Choosing NOT to Play

by James Summers Coming of age in a public school system, my cohorts and I breathed sports.  Even if some didn’t make the team, they still wanted to be on the team: our complex hierarchy of social status relied, in no small part, on sports.  Making the team or winning...