Newsletters Archive

Issue 69 | July 14, 2014 | Put your Science where your Mouth is!


Even though it is mid-summer, we are enjoying hearing from you and studying the portfolios arriving.  This is the time of year when we can glean a lot of good information to pass on to the other NARHS families.  Together, we can help each other get better at what we do.

Featured family:   Austin, Anastasia and Jennifer Blanchard: Culinary Science that is Truly a Science


Issue 68 | June 25, 2014 | Should Homeschoolers be Concerned About Common Core?


This newsletter offers you a quick overview of the Common Core (nation-wide educational development) which can affect all of us, regardless of our state of residence.

Should Homeschoolers be Concerned about Common Core?

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Issue 67 | May 21, 2014 | Step-by-Step Portfolio Prep!



Since it is portfolio season again, here is a SIMPLIFIED page of how-to's.  Just use this as an abbreviated summary for everything that needs to go into the box you ship us. All work that is completed between September 1 and August 31, needs to be sent to the assigned advisor before the following October 31 (to avoid a $25 late fee.) 

Issue 66 | May 5, 2014 | Accreditation Information


I just received a letter from a NARHS student which I want to share with all of you.

Hi April,
I see that NARHS is a candidate for regional accreditation which is good. I see on the MSA-CESS website that NARHS is listed as a candidate. My question is how long will it be before NARHS becomes officially regionally accredited by MSA? I didn't know if it was a long process or if that means NARHS will be accredited any day now? Any info you can provide will be greatly appreciated. This is big news for NARHS and it's students.

For the answer to Stephen's question, please read below!

Issue 62 | October 18, 2013 | Science in the Jungle!


When a student lives in a remote area on the mission field with unlikely access to textbooks (reaching the nearest town involves a many-hour drive through the jungle and then an airplane ride), how then can high school graduation be accomplished?  Resourceful people will find a way.  Read portions of a thought-provoking course description for a science course completed in the jungles of Borneo.