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FRC Regional Tournament

Hello all! It’s been quite a while since I’ve had a chance to update! Our winter has been VERY busy! We are still fighting this winter weather, sadly, here in NC! It’s mid-March and most of the school systems are closed AGAIN today because of the icy conditions. We are SO ready for spring! One […]
18 March, 2014 0
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Day in the Life Hop

I wrote a little bit about how our days look in the Curriculum Week post, but I thought I’d go into a little more detail in this post. Each day, the Conductor has a set ‘block’ of work that I strive for him to do. These are mostly the books that are specifically setup with […]
26 August, 2013 0
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Wright Brothers Unit – Happy Birthday Orville!

Orville Wright was born on August 19th, 1871 in Dayton, Ohio. Orville Wright and his elder brother, Wilbur Wright, were the inventors of the world’s first successful airplane. The brothers successfully conducted the first free, controlled flight of a power-driven airplane on December 17, 1903.
1 August, 2013 0
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Maker Faire NC 2013

Last weekend, we attended our first Maker Faire! I’ve always heard about them AFTER the fact, so I was thrilled that I caught the date in time this year!! Sponsored by Make: Magazine, the Maker Faire is packed full of fascinating projects! “Every year at Maker Faire North Carolina Makers, Crafters, Inventors, Evil Geniuses, Scientists […]
23 June, 2013 0
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Best Week Ever

That’s what he called it anyway The Conductor just celebrated his 7th birthday at the end of November! We celebrated with family on the weekend of his actual birthday – complete with foam lightsabers We followed up the celebration with an AMAZING trip to Florida (his BIG present from my parents). We started off the […]
10 December, 2012 1
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Weekly Report

We actually wound up taking most of the week off this week! After our non-stop homeschool/field trip week last week, it was sorta nice to take the week off a bit The Conductor had his afternoon Geography Class on Monday, followed by his Adventure Co-Op on Tuesday. We finished up our lesson on camouflage and […]
20 October, 2012 1
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Weekly Report

This week has definitely been one of those homeschool weeks when I think “Why do they call it homeschooling when we are never home?” Don’t get me wrong – we LOVE our co-ops and field trips, etc but it’s any wonder how ANY actual schoolwork gets done! The biggest highlight of our week this week […]
13 October, 2012 0