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Book Review: Straight from the Press
Book Reviews

Book Review: Straight from the Press

Pages of History: Secrets of the Ancients is the first volume in a new series written by Alexia Detweiler and our own Mr. Bruce Etter. This delightful story comes alive through the authorship of these writers and through the art of Mr. Ned Bustard. The book is set in the […]

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Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: The First Hero of the American Navy

In Composition I, writing biographies can be a difficult assignment.  Most students enjoy the challenge of creatively representing bare facts in diverse and concise sentences.  Last month Charlotte Kapuscak achieved this goal.  Her biography on John Paul Jones was chosen for our monthly Student Spotlight.  Using an assortment of sentences […]

Creative Outlets / Mysteries

Mysteries: The Case of the Missing Bike

Chapter 1 Dear Journal, Hello. My name is Gianna Paterson. I am 12 years old. I bought this journal earlier. My reasons? Recently, I have been wondering something. Why do we forget things? I want to remember something important. For example, if I had found something out that was interesting, […]

Reactions: Election 2012
Local Events / Politics

Reactions: Election 2012

Christian homeschoolers tended to lean toward the more conservative party this past election. Unfortunately for them, Obama was reelected to a second term and whether they liked it or not, many agreed that it’s all part of God’s plan. Here are some reactions: “I think that the political parties were […]

Christmas Cookie Exchange
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Christmas Cookie Exchange

There’s nothing better than the smell of cookies baking in the oven Christmas Eve, as you and your younger siblings wait for Santa to come barreling down the chimney. Well, maybe eating those fresh baked cookies while waiting for Santa would top that. Come Christmastime, my kitchen is a little cookie […]

Reflections on Scripture: Praying with Purpose
Reflections on Scripture

Reflections on Scripture: Praying with Purpose

“The inattentive, slovenly way we drift into the presence of God is an indication that we are not bothering to think about Him. Whenever our Lord spoke of prayer, He said, ‘Ask.’ It is impossible to ask if you do not concentrate.” ~ O. Chambers When the stresses of life […]

Technology: Which Headset is Right for You?
Technology

Technology: Which Headset is Right for You?

Perhaps your headset is broken, or maybe you don’t have one yet. You have been looking all over the Internet, but can’t figure our what the difference is between a normal headset and a gaming headset? Should you buy a cheap pair of Logitech’s or that expensive but oh-so-cool gaming […]

Advice

Since You Asked…Gift Giving Dilemma

What do I do if someone bought me a gift for Christmas but I forgot to get them one? Noah Smith, 8th grade Christmas is a time of joy, festivity, and, unfortunately, a lot of stress! Amid the shopping and planning and wrapping, it’s easy to forget quite a few […]