Category Archives: Home school

First Day of School—Sorta

Today is Rebekah’s first day of her sophomore year, sort of. She’s starting math today. The rest will wait until next week after we take Lauren to school. But no back pack this year, no actually going anywhere, as she … Continue reading

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School, Camp, and Driver’s Ed

We are quickly approaching the beginning of school for all the girls. We take Lauren on the 18th to Covenant, Jenna on the 27 to Belhaven, and Rebekah—well, that’s up in the air. For the first time in 6 years, … Continue reading

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A Little Spicy Update

School has been the norm over the last few weeks. We are 1/3 of the way through with the semester already (at least Lauren and I—Rebekah’s class is taking a couple of breaks along the way). It has been unseasonably warm … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Last weekend saw us spending about 30 hours in the car from Friday to Monday: a trip to Texas for a wedding (new beginnings #1) and then back through Mississippi to drop Jenna off for her sophomore year (new beginnings … Continue reading

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Another Year

We finished up another year of Classical Conversations today. It has been such a joy to hang out with these kids every Tuesday. One of the things I had them do today was rank the books we read this year … Continue reading

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Here, There, and Everywhere

Well, June has arrived. One set of trips down, another large one to come. In the two weeks preceding Jenna’s graduation, I’ve been to Greenville, SC; Charlotte, NC; Jackson, MS; Lake Forest Ranch; Birmingham, AL; and Atlanta—twice. And then Jenna … Continue reading

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Ending and Beginning

Jenna finished high school today by putting the final touches on her Senior thesis. Tomorrow she heads off for camp staff training in Mississippi. She is coming back for graduation and our short trip to Texas before going back to camp … Continue reading

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Practice and Forge Work

We had graduation practice the other night. It really is getting close! These are the six who are graduating:   While Rebekah is completely finished with school, she still is enjoying school-related activities. She went on a field trip to … Continue reading

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Almost…

Rebekah was the first Herrington girl to finish the school year. Jenna finished Pre-Cal today and just has to finish up her thesis to be finished not just with the year but with high school! Lauren still has one more … Continue reading

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Dancing

We’ve been talking for awhile about going to the Folk School on Tuesday nights to take contra dance lessons. While we haven’t made that yet, some of the homeschool families from our Classical Conversations group got together and took ball room … Continue reading

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