Parent Made Transcripts

Let’s talk about the parent made transcripts. In a previous post, I’ve talked about ch-ch-ch-changes in South Carolina that are important for high schoolers to know. One of the questions that has still been up in the air was whether parent made transcripts would be acceptable for college admissions and state scholarship qualifications. Many homeschool […]

How to Enroll your Child BACK in School

Today we’re going to talk about how to enroll your child back in school, here in South Carolina. In a previous post, I’ve explained how to withdraw your child from public school. But, now let’s clarify how to transition back in to school. Whether you have homeschooled all along or just for a little while–there […]

Something New: A Homeschool Expo

Something new is coming this June: A Homeschool Expo! Hosted by REACH Support Group, it’s a community service to all homeschoolers. Local information and opportunities that you might not find at the “big” conventions! Disclaimer Note: I have not been compensated for this post and all opinions are my own. Come find Used Books Everyone […]

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 […]

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 […]