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Dean’s List Finalist Award

Posted on Apr 2 2014 by admin

Mathews FIRST Robotics Competition Team Captain wins Dean’s List Finalist Award Becky Thompson, Captain of FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1137, won the Dean’s List Finalist Award at the Virginia Regional Competition at the Siegel Center in Richmond on March 20-22. To be considered for the Dean’s List Finalist Award, mentors nominate students whom they believe […]

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Henrico County 4-H Team Has “Life Smarts”!

Posted on Mar 24 2014 by admin

On March 7, the Henrico 4-H LifeSmarts Team WYSIWYG (“What You See Is What You Get”) won the 2014 Virginia LifeSmarts competition by narrowly defeating the Marshall High School team of Falls Church, Virginia, in a very close contest held at the Virginia Housing Center in Innsbrook. Members of the winning team include homeschoolers Emma […]


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Home School Foundation Ambassador Project – Homeschool Home Makeover

Posted on Dec 1 2010 by

This past August, a group of homeschool volunteers had the opportunity to both bless and be blessed in a homeschool version of “Extreme Home Makeover.” The Home Educators Association of Virginia (HEAV) partnered with the Ambassador Program of the Home School Foundation to completely renovate the home of a single homeschool mother in the Hampton […]


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Congratulations to FIRST LEGO League Homeschoolers

Posted on Nov 23 2010 by

Homeschooling teams that competed on November 6 at the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) tournament did very well. The Electrical Invaders (EI) took first place in Division 2 (9 to 14 year olds) for research, and fourth place overall; they are the alternate team for the state competition. The Bionics, also a first-year-competing homeschooling team, took […]


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New Study Shows Homeschoolers Succeed in College

Posted on Aug 10 2010 by

Note: You can view the actual study referred to here. Contact: Ian Slatter, Home School Legal Defense Association, 540-338-8663 PURCELLVILLE, VA, August 3 /Christian Newswire/ – Last week, a study titled “Exploring Academic Outcomes of Homeschooled Students” was released and showed that homeschooled college students significantly outperformed their peers. “This is great news for the homeschool community,” […]

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U.S. Immigration Opposes Asylum Decision

Posted on Apr 28 2010 by

From HSLDA In a deeply disturbing notice, the United States Government Agency for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has lodged an appeal of Judge Lawrence Burman’s grant of asylum to the Romeike family. The appeal was sent to the Board of Immigration Appeals in Fairfax, Virginia, on February 25. In it, the ICE called homeschoolers […]

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Virginia Homeschooler Finalist in Rubberband Contest

Posted on Mar 24 2010 by

Benjamin Dabney, a 12-year-old homeschooler from Radford was recently named one of the top two finalists in the Science and Engineering Category of the 2010 Rubber Band Contest for Young Inventors. His invention, the “ElastiBed,” is an easy-to-use framework for mosquito netting he hopes will help prevent malaria and save lives in developing countries. Read […]

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by Anne Miller

The Wilds’ Homeschool

Posted on Jan 28 2009 by Anne Miller

Portsmouth, VA – Julie Wilds and her two homeschooled daughters–Gabrielle, age 8, and Meredith, age 6–have a mission: 12 River Star School plaques on their wall by the time the girls go to college. After seeing Princess Elizabeth of the Elizabeth River Project give a presentation and learning about River Star Schools and the Youth […]

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by Yvonne Bunn

Former Homeschooler Tim Tebow Led Florida to the National College Championship!

Posted on Jan 13 2009 by Yvonne Bunn

The Florida Gators, led by former homeschooler Tim Tebow, won the BCS championship NCAA game January 8! The Florida Gators beat the Oklahoma Sooners 24-14. The commentators loved Tim Tebow! They gave his Christian testimony for him throughout the game! They talked about his strong faith, his good character, his leadership skills as quarterback of […]

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