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...
Homeschooling on a Budget

Homeschooling on a Budget

Many factors can affect the costs associated with homeschooling, ranging from curriculum choice to where you live; the number of children and their ages; and a million other little details that may pop up along the way.  Here’s a list of recommendations to...