Class Ranking Policies: To Rank or Not to Rank?

Let’s talk about class ranking policies for High schoolers. To rank–or not to rank? That is our question! Here’s what you need to know about ranking policies and procedures as a homeschooler in South Carolina. What is Class Rank? College Board defines class rank as: “a mathematical summary of a student’s academic record as compared […]

Class Dismissed Movie Review

I’m watching Class Dismissed: A film about learning outside the classroom. I’ve veered away from my Netflix habit to preview this movie for an upcoming screening opportunities here in South Carolina. This is a must-see film for every homeschooler and prospective homeschooler. Disclosure note: I have not been compensated for this post. All opinions are my […]

The SHOW ME Response When Officials Overreach

It might happen to you someday. Some official may ask you to meet some non-existent requirement of the law.No need to panic. No need to have a lawyer on speed dial. You need to know the “Show Me” response when officials overreach like that. It’s simple, really. Fear Factor or Urban Legend? In conversations with […]

Shining the Spotlight on 3rd Option

Today, I’m shining the spotlight on 3rd Option Accountability. Who ever heard of 3rd Option? And what do 3rd Option directors do anyway? Well, we’re here–and actually the majority of homeschoolers in South Carolina utilize 3rd Option Associations. Spotlight 3rd Option In previous posts, we have talked about the homeschool enrollment numbers. Still, there remains a public misconception that […]

What about College Tuition Tax Breaks for Dual Credits?

Are there any tax breaks for homeschoolers in South Carolina? The short answer is no. What about college tuition tax breaks for Dual Credits? Can you count those tuition dollars off on your taxes? Well, yes–and no. No Tax Breaks–No Gub’ment Money It’s that time of year again, when the topic of discussions turn to tax breaks for […]

Our Blog Friends

Meet some more of our blog friends: Our Everyday Chaos: Carrie is a homeschooler in South Carolina. She offers lots of insight on Charlotte Mason and Unschooling. Plus, she’s got lots of great advice about photography.   The Secular Homeschool: The home for Eclectic homeschoolers, Free-thinking homeschoolers, and non-religious homeschoolers. It’s a one-stop shop for all […]

5 of the Best Math Quotes

Pi has a general value of 3.14.  So, March 14th is a day to celebrate Math concepts. We’re sharing some of the best Math quotes we could find along with some links to help you find out more about the mathematician who said it. Math Quote #1 — Edsger Dijkstra “There should be no such […]

SC Agritourism Passport

The Agritourism Passport is fun way to experience many more farms across South Carolina. The program highlights a variety of farm opportunities, including crop mazes, u-picks, hayrides, wineries and petting zoos. What a great way for homeschoolers to explore South Carolina and learn about local crops and livestock. Check out areas of the state you […]

Equal Access For Homeschoolers in South Carolina

In 2012, Equal Access to Interscholastic Activities passed into law. This law allows homeschool students to participate in public school sports, music, speech and other extracurricular activities. It’s also known as the “Tim Tebow” law because Tim Tebow was a homeschooler who obtained permission to play football with a Florida High School. Read the Law […]

Homeschool Athletics Alternatives in South Carolina

Homeschool Athletics programs are widely available. Many local businesses offer recreational level athletics at a discount rate during the day. What about competitive High School Sports programs? We’ve got that, too! Some homeschool students may wish to try out at their local high school thru Equal Access. If that’s what you’re looking for, click over here: […]