Homeschool Proms and Dances

When do homeschoolers socialize? Don’t you miss out of fun things like Proms and Dances? Nope…not at all. We have lots of homeschool proms and dances going on. Updated 1/22/2024 Here’s a list of groups and events going on. I’m including some details about the local group that is hosting the event, too. Most of […]

Homeschool Graduation Programs

What about graduation? Won’t you miss out on graduation if you homeschool? Nope…we have graduation programs too! (Updated 1/23/2024) Graduation Ceremonies are important milestones to celebrate. Homeschool families and groups have Homeschool Graduation programs. Some groups are for their members only…and other groups allow any homeschoolers to come celebrate the accomplishment together. Homeschool Graduation Programs […]

Standardized Tests for High Schoolers

Consider these standardized tests for your high school homeschooler. Some doors of opportunity will open because of these tests. Test results can give credibility to back up your high school transcript. These tests may qualify your student for scholarships and help determine college or career path after High school. Consider having your student take these […]

College Scholarships

As you plan ahead for what college you might attend after graduation, you’ll also need to consider how to pay for it. Your transcript and GPA will help qualify for various college scholarships worth considering.  Grants and Scholarships are money that you don’t have to pay back. You want to find as many of these opportunities […]

Common Homeschool Transcript Mistakes

In a previous post, I explained how to make your own parent-made transcript. Now, let’s take a closer look at some of the common homeschool transcript mistakes to avoid. Image by Steve Johnson from Pixabay As homeschool parents, we want the doors of opportunity to open for our students. If we want equal opportunities for […]

Homeschool Requirements vs Diploma Standard

We’ve talked before about High School Record-Keeping–with the SC Diploma standards in mind. Let’s dig a little more into the differences between the homeschool requirements vs diploma standard. What’s the difference anyway? If your student is not going to college. If your student is burned out on academics and ready to be done. If your student […]

Dual Enrollment for Homeschoolers in SC

Technical colleges and universities allow high school students to take college courses.Here’s some help navigating the terminology and opportunities available for dual enrollment homeschoolers in South Carolina. Dual Enrollment College Credits You can earn High School Credit *and* College Credit at the same time. Colleges allow high schoolers (usually Juniors and Seniors) to take college […]

Online Course Programs For Teens

Online Course programs for high schoolers are a great way to cover subjects that you don’t feel qualified to teach or don’t want to learn. Some of these programs are self-studies, while others have teachers/tutors included. Updated 4/2023 As your student moves toward high school level, you find some of the online courses are useful […]

Getting Started: Curriculum Ideas

You’ve suddenly decided that you’re going to homeschool. You’re looking for getting started curriculum ideas, so you can hit the ground running. Especially if you are making this transition mid-year–you want to find a curriculum that’s quick and easy to start right now. Many new homeschoolers seek out a curriculum that follows a more traditional […]

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 […]

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