High School

4 Year High School Plan FREE Spreadsheet Printable

4 Year High School Plan FREE Spreadsheet Printable

Planning for high school and college really ups the ante when it comes to what you need to do and know! While I was working out my curriculum plans for my oldest, I realized in order to accurately account for everything she would need, I would need to have a full 4 year high school(…)

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High School Series Books Summer Reading List ~ FREE PRINTABLE

High School Series Books Summer Reading List ~ FREE PRINTABLE

I remember being in high school and being frustrated by the fact that I didn’t have time to read the books I wanted to. Summer came and I was thrilled to be set free to read what I wanted! Summer reading can help keep teens minds engaged and in motion during these months of downtime(…)

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The ABCs of Homeschooling: E is for Electives

The ABCs of Homeschooling: E is for Electives

Homeschooling the high school years can be like starting all over again. There are so many new things to think about, like GPAs, transcripts, college prep and more. One of the new and fun things about high school are electives. When my oldest was in middle school I spent time researching for the high school(…)

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High School Life Skills: Career Exploration

High School Life Skills: Career Exploration

Deciding what you want to be when you grow up can be an overwhelming task for teenagers. In most cases they lack the life experience to really know what they excel at and what they love to do that will realistically allow them to earn money as an adult. As homeschoolers we have to be(…)

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3 Books to Help Prepare College Bound Teens

3 Books to Help Prepare College Bound Teens

There are many books and resources out there for high school aged teens and college bound teens. Here are three books that are on our shelf to help prepare college bound teens. 1. High School Prep Genius High School Prep Genius answers all kinds of questions for parents that pertain to high school. Things like study(…)

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Time Management for Teens

Time Management for Teens

Entering high school has brought many changes about for my teenager.  One of the big changes is the need for teaching time management for teens to her.  It is an important life skill she will need not only in high school and college, but in the workplace and at home in her adult life. For(…)

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Online Math & Science from Uzinggo for the Middle & High School Student

Online Math & Science from Uzinggo for the Middle & High School Student

If you were to glimpse into our home at any given time during the day you would most likely find one or more of us in front of a computer. Unlike when I was a child and you had to go to the library, or talk with a teacher at school, now you can hop(…)

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Help For Teaching Money Management To Your Middle or High School Student

Help For Teaching Money Management To Your Middle or High School Student

Back in April I wrote about Money Management for Teens. Teaching money management is an important part of the task in educating our children. There are many great resources out there to help us with this task, many of which I listed back in April. Today I have a new resource for teaching money management(…)

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Book Review: High School Prep Genius

Book Review: High School Prep Genius

My daughter begins high school in 2 months!  I have been preparing for this moment for years.  I am not sure there can ever be any full and complete preparation for the 4 years to come and the lifetime beyond that, but I know I am going to try! Many hours have been spent scouring(…)

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Preparing Your High School Student For The PSAT

Preparing Your High School Student For The PSAT

*This post is sponsored by BarronsTestPrep.com The time has come…the time has come that our home will contain it’s first ever…High Schooler! I am down to the final 2 months before my first child begins her freshman year of high school. I started planning for this moment two years ago. I think I should have(…)

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Money Management For Teens

Money Management For Teens

This week over at Hip Homeschool Moms I wrote an article concerning Financial Literacy & Money Sense For Kids, specifically discussing younger children through elementary grades.  Now I would like to address money sense and management for middle and high school aged children.  Instilling good money habits in our children is one of life’s most important(…)

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Choosing Latin as a High School Elective & Foreign Language

Choosing Latin as a High School Elective & Foreign Language

Latin is a course that I sort of stumbled onto in my search for high school electives.  While perusing a magazine I saw an ad that sparked my thoughts in the direction of Latin as an elective for Chloe. When I was in high school Latin was offered as a foreign language and was typically taken by those(…)

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