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Senior Year Saturday: Academic Bowl – “The Grandeur That Was Rome”

Welcome to Senior Year Saturday, my newest regular feature! Essentially, I talk about any and all things related to my final year of high school, from homework and extracurriculars to updates on college planning and thoughts on graduation. And more! (Such as … Continue reading

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A College Update, Derek Landy’s New Series, “Mr. Holmes,” & The Academic Bowl

Hi, everyone! Today there are four things I’d like to talk to you about… read on to find out what they are. -~- So, I think a quick school update is in order. There’s not much to say about my … Continue reading

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Review: My Ántonia

The spirited daughter of Bohemian immigrants, Ántonia must adapt to a hard existence on the desolate prairies of the Midwest. Enduring childhood poverty, teenage seduction, and family tragedy, she eventually becomes a wife and mother on a Nebraska farm. A … Continue reading

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Academic Competition Opportunities For Homeschoolers

This article appeared in slightly different form in the online magazine Mindful Homeschooler: Kids who attend school have many opportunities to take part in academic competitions, but what about homeschoolers? Do they have anything? As a matter of fact, yes. … Continue reading

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It’s Greek To Me

On Thursday I participated in a high school Academic Bowl as part of a homeschoolers’ team. This year’s theme was “The Glory That Was Greece” – sorry for the silly post title. I just couldn’t help myself. I didn’t really … Continue reading

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An Odyssey Of Reading

Hey, look what I found in my Drafts! I’d wondered where this had gotten to because I meant to post it before now… This afternoon/evening I’ll be at a high school Academic Bowl with a team of homeschoolers competing against … Continue reading

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The Academic Superbowl!

Last night, our homeschool team competed in the High School Academic Superbowl! It was held at a local college and we competed against 8 teams from other schools. The theme this year was ‘Colonial and Revolutionary America’. There are 6 categories … Continue reading

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