Dean’s List Finalist Award

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….

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

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…

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Congratulations to FIRST LEGO League Homeschoolers

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…

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New Study Shows Homeschoolers Succeed in College

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…

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U.S. Immigration Opposes Asylum Decision

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…

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Virginia Homeschooler Finalist in Rubberband Contest

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…

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The Wilds’ Homeschool

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…

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