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Career Guidance
Contests, Honors, Financial Aid & Scholarships
Encouragement
Assistance & Resources
Create an Interest
Heart-to-Heart
Parenting
Extracurricular Activities (Enrichment)
General College Prep
Application & Testing
Planning & Search
General High School: Military, Workforce & Vocational Training
Planning High School & Graduation Guidelines
Grading, Transcripts & Recordkeeping
Research, Study Skills, Time Management & Motivation
Teaching English (Reading & Writing)
Teaching History (Social Studies)
Teaching Math, Science & Foreign Languages
Teaching Electives



Career Guidance

  11/5/14
4/4/13
5/5/11
3/3/11
2/5/09
Job Shadowing: Opportunities to Ignite Future Careers
Your Teen’s Resume: A Work in Process
Part-Time Employment in High School
Experience a Career While in High School
Career Development Planning During High School

Contests, Honors, Financial Aid & Scholarships

  2/6/14
9/5/13
9/6/12
12/1/11
1/6/11
2/2/06
Hunting for Scholarship—An Education in Itself!
HSLDA Contests: Ready, Set, Enter!
Letters of Recommendation
Financing Future Education
Awards and Honors: Homeschoolers at Their Best
College Financial Aid

Encouragement

 

Assistance & Resources

  1/8/15
3/6/14
6/6/13
2/7/13
12/6/12
9/2/10
10/5/07
Meet Timothy and Barnabas (AKA Carol and Diane)!
Homeschool Conferences: Here We Go!
It’s a Team Effort
Remind Me Again: Why Am I Homeschooling My Teen?
Looking Back While Walking Forward
Kicking Off another Year, Feeling Like the Kicker or the Ball?
The Joy of Mentorship—Learning from One Another
 

Create an Interest

  12/3/00
2/7/08
12/4/07
Homeschooling Through the Holidays
Lifting the Winter Blahs
It’s More Blessed to Give Than to Receive
 

Heart-to-Heart

  12/4/14
5/1/14
1/9/14
12/5/13
6/6/12
1/5/12
2/3/11
12/2/10
9/3/09
12/4/08
9/4/08
9/6/07
1/4/07
1/6/06
Homeschool High School—God’s Investment Strategy
Come Away to Refresh your Homeschool-Weary Souls
Encouragement for 2014
Christmas: Birthday of a King
Homeschooling Reflections: There is Joy in the Journey
Homeschooling High School—Keep On Keeping On
What are You Waiting For?
Enjoying the Gift of Homeschooling
Seeing Today in Light of Eternity
Are You Willing to Give God a Chance?
Singing His Promises
Eureka! Average to the World, but Special and Unique to God
Hope for Tomorrow
Encourage One Another
 

Parenting

  7/5/13
1/3/13
4/5/12
9/1/11
7/7/11
1/3/08
2/1/07
The Importance of Etiquette: Miss Manner’s Returns!
Ring in the New Year with Practical Resolutions
Parents—Too Busy to Read?
Homeschooling on the Freeway of Life
The Best Graduation Ever!
Am I Homeschooling Responsibly?
Fun Activities for Families

Extracurricular Activities (Enrichment)

  5/7/15
3/7/13
8/2/12
2/2/12
3/4/10
10/9/08
Making the Most of Both Electives and Extracurricular Activities
Bringing the World into Your Home & School
A Generation of Responsible Citizenship
Expanding Your Homeschool into the Community
Summer Camps: Cool Possibilities
Benefits of Electives and Extracurricular Activities

General College Prep

 

Application & Testing

  7/3/14
9/3/14
 
9/6/12
5/3/12
5/6/10
8/6/09
The Common Core: What Parents of High School Students Should Know
Homeschooling High School: College Here We Come—The Application Process
Letters of Recommendation
Making a Strong Impression on College Admission Officers
The Lowdown on AP, CLEP, and Dual Enrollment
The Scoop on Tests for Teens
 

Planning & Search

  11/3/11
3/5/09
5/1/08
10/5/06
9/7/06
8/3/06
Is Your Teen Ready for College Life?
The College Search
Q&A Session with College Admissions Officers
College Admissions: Part 3
College Admissions: Part 2
College Admissions: Part 1

General High School: Military, Workforce & Vocational Training

  5/29/15
8/5/10
6/9/08
3/2/06
Saluting the Military’s Homeschool Policy
Post-High School Selection Process
Gap Year —Transitioning from High School … to What Next?
Options Other Than College

Planning High School & Graduation Guidelines

  8/5/14
4/3/14
11/1/12
10/4/12
4/7/11
5/7/09
4/9/09
1/8/09
4/6/06
The Four-Year Plan Form—Batter up for the Big Leagues!
Choosing High School Curriculum: Sifting through the Process
Requirements for High School Graduation? HELP!
Planning Results in Less Stress—Increased Efficiency
Expanding Teaching Options through Outside Courses
Important Pit Stops on the High School Time Line
High School on the Horizon
Accelerating or Decelerating Along the High School Freeway
Planning in April for a Smoother September
 

Grading, Transcripts & Recordkeeping

  10/3/13
8/1/13
10/6/11
2/4/10
10/1/09
11/1/07
Creating a Course Description
Grading Your Teen’s Course Work
Let the Records Show!
Transcripts, Take Two!
Computing a GPA—Yikes!
Grading Guidelines
 

Research, Study Skills, Time Management & Motivation

  3/4/15
4/2/15
11/7/13
11/5/09
8/7/08
6/29/07
 
Developing Teens to be Independent Learners
Study Skills: Your Teen’s Path to Future Success
Hands-On Education: Cool Ways to Learn
Sharpening Teen Study Skills
Teaching Research Skills
Managing Academics, Extracurricular Activities, Jobs, Friends: It’s a Balancing Act!
 

Teaching English (Reading & Writing)

  2/5/15
10/2/14
5/2/13
7/5/12
8/2/07
5/3/07
Color Mapping Paragraphs and Essays
Analyzing Literature: Developing Discerning Readers
Let’s Encourage Teens to Read!
Putting Pen to Paper: Teaching the Writing Process
Components of a Solid High School English Course
The Pursuit and Pleasure of Reading
 

Teaching History (Social Studies)

  8/4/11
10/6/10
7/6/06
U.S. Government & Civics
History—A Grand Narrative
Unschooling Approach
 

Teaching Math, Science & Foreign Languages

  6/2/11
4/1/10
4/3/08
High School Math: How Does It Add Up for You
Teaching a Foreign Language
High School Science Courses: Bane or Delight?
 

Teaching Electives

  5/7/15
3/7/13
3/1/12
2/2/12
11/4/10
7/9/09
11/6/08
4/5/07
Making the Most of Both Electives and Extracurricular Activities
Bringing the World into Your Home & School
Courses to Whet Your Teens’ Appetites—Is It Possible?
Expanding Your Homeschool into the Community
Off We Go: Ideas for High School Field Trips
Spice it Up: Interesting Courses for Your Teen’s Program
Earning Credit for Being Physically Fit
Creative Courses to Stimulate Students’ Interests
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8/4/2015Let’s be Honest about Honor Courses
7/2/2015Newsletter Exposé: A Tour of the High School Newsletter Archive
5/29/2015Saluting The Military’s Homeschool Policy
5/7/2015Making the Most of Both Electives and Extracurricular Activities
4/2/2015Study Skills: Your Teen’s Path to Future Success
3/4/2015Developing Teens to be Independent Learners
2/5/2015Color Mapping Paragraphs and Essays
1/8/2015Meet Timothy and Barnabas (AKA Carol and Diane)!
12/4/2014Homeschooling High School--God's Investment Strategy
11/5/2014High School--Job Shadowing: Opportunities to Ignite Future Careers
10/2/2014Homeschooling High School--Analyzing Literature: Developing Discerning Readers
9/3/2014Homeschooling High School--College Here We Come - The Application Process
8/5/2014High School--The Four-Year Plan Form--Batter up for the Big Leagues
7/3/2014The Common Core: What Parents of High School Students Should Know
6/5/2014Homeschooling High School--Making the Most of Your Summer
5/1/2014High School--Come Away to Refresh Your Homeschool-Weary Souls
4/4/2014Choosing High School Curriculum: Sifting through the Process
3/6/2014Homeschooling High School--Homeschool Conferences: Here We Go!
2/6/2014Homeschooling High School: Hunting for Scholarships--An Education in Itself
1/9/2014Homeschooling High School--Encouragement for 2014
12/5/2013Homeschooling High School--Christmas: Birthday of the King
11/7/2013Homeschooling High School--Hands-on Education
10/3/2013Homeschooling High School--Creating a Course Description
9/5/2013Homeschooling High School--HSLDA Contests: Ready, Set, Enter!
8/1/2013Homeschooling High School--Grading Your Teen's Course Work
7/3/2013Homeschooling High School--The Importance of Etiquette: Miss Manners Returns!
6/6/2013Homeschooling High School--It's a Team Effort
5/2/2013Homeschooling High School--Let's Encourage Teens to Read!
4/11/2013Invitation to PHC Teen Camps!
4/4/2013Homeschooling High School--Your Teen's Resume: A Work in Process
3/7/2013Homeschooling High School--Bringing the World into Your Home & School
3/7/2013HSLDA's Homeschooling Thru High School Newsletter --test
2/7/2013Homeschooling High School--Remind Me: Why Am I Homeschooling My Teen?
1/3/2013Homeschooling High School--Ring in the New Year with Practical Resolutions
12/6/2012Homeschooling High School--Looking Back While Walking Forward
11/1/2012Homeschooling High School--Requirements for High School Graduation? HELP!
10/4/2012Homeschooling High School--Planning Results in Less Stress--Increased Efficiency
9/6/2012Homeschooling Thru High School--Letters of Recommendation
8/10/2012Only 7 Days Left To Register For Fall And Yearlong 2012-13 AP Courses!
8/2/2012Homeschooling Thru High School -- A Generation of Responsible Citizenship
7/13/2012Future college students--consider PHC Prep Academy!
7/5/2012Homeschooling High School--Putting Pen to Paper: Teaching the Writing Process
6/19/2012Don't take our word for it--listen to what students are saying...
6/6/2012Homeschooling High School--There is Joy in the Journey
5/3/2012Homeschooling High School--Impressing College Admission Officers
4/5/2012Homeschooling High School: Parents--Too Busy to Read?
3/1/2012Homeschooling High School: Courses to Whet Your Teens' Appetites--Is It Possible
2/2/2012Homeschooling High School: Expanding Your Homeschool into the Community
1/5/2012Homeschooling High School--Keep On Keeping On!
12/1/2011HSLDA's Homeschooling Thru High School Newsletter--Financing Future Education
11/3/2011Is Your Teen Ready for College Life?
10/6/2011Let the Records Show!
9/1/2011High School--Homeschooling on the Freeway of Life
8/4/2011U.S. Government and Civics
7/7/2011The Best Graduation Ever!
6/2/2011High School Math: How Does It Add Up for You?
5/5/2011Part-Time Employment in High School
4/7/2011Expanding Teaching Options through Outside Courses
3/3/2011Experience a Career While in High School
2/3/2011What Are You Waiting For?
1/6/2011Awards and Honors: Homeschoolers at Their Best
12/2/2010Enjoying the Gift of Homeschooling
11/4/2010Off We Go: Ideas for High School Field Trips
10/6/2010History - A Grand Narrative
9/2/2010Kicking Off another Year, Feeling Like the Kicker or the Ball?
8/5/2010Post-High School Selection Process
7/15/2010HSLDA: Members Save on PHC Distance Learning
7/1/2010Passing on a Family Legacy
6/4/2010Life Preparation 101
5/27/2010HSLDA: Exciting Lineup of Summer Camps
5/6/2010The Lowdown on AP, CLEP, and Dual Enrollment
4/1/2010Teaching a Foreign Language
3/11/2010HSLDA High School Symposium--April 9, 2010
3/8/2010Loudoun County: Leadership in the Law Summer Camp 2010
3/4/2010Summer Camps: Cool Possibilities
2/4/2010Transcripts, Take Two!
1/7/2010Resources for Raising Teens
12/3/2009Homeschooling Through the Holidays
11/20/2009PHC Prep: Now Registering Students!
11/5/2009Sharpening Teen Study Skills
10/1/2009Computing a GPA--Yikes!
9/3/2009Seeing Today in Light of Eternity
8/6/2009The Scoop on Tests for Teens
7/9/2009 Spice it Up: Interesting Courses for Your Teen's Program
6/4/2009Miracle Cures for Motivating Teens
5/7/2009Important Pit Stops on the High School Time Line
4/9/2009High School on the Horizon
3/5/2009The College Search
2/5/2009Career Development Planning During High School
1/8/2009Accelerating or Decelerating Along the High School Freeway
12/10/2008HSLDA: Plan Now For High School Symposium 2009
12/4/2008Are You Willing to Give God a Chance?
11/6/2008Earning Credit for Being Physically Fit
10/9/2008Benefits of Electives and Extracurricular Activities
9/4/2008 Singing His Promises
8/7/2008Teaching Research Skills
7/22/2008HSLDA: Earn College Credit in High School
7/10/2008Friends--God's Gifts to Us
6/9/2008Gap Year - Transitioning from High School...to What Next?
5/1/2008Q & A Session with College Admissions Officers
4/3/2008High School Science Courses: Bane or Delight?
3/7/2008A Treasure Trove of High School Help
2/7/2008Lifting the Winter Blahs
1/3/2008Am I Homeschooling Responsibly?
12/4/2007'It's More Blessed to Give Than to Receive'
11/1/2007Grading Guidelines
10/5/2007The Joy of Mentorship--Learning From One Another
9/6/2007Eureka! Average to the World, but Special and Unique to God
8/2/2007Components of a Solid High School English Course
7/5/2007Contests, Competitions, and Scholarships
6/29/2007Managing Academics, Extracurricular Activities, Jobs, Friends Its a Balancing Act!
5/3/2007The Pursuit and Pleasure of Reading
4/5/2007Creative Courses to Stimulate Students' Interests
2/1/2007Fun Activities for Families
1/4/2007Hope for Tomorrow
12/7/2006High School Grad Requirements Part 2
11/2/2006High School Grad Requirements Part 1
10/5/2006College Admissions Part III
9/7/2006College Admissions, Part II
8/3/2006College Admissions Part 1
7/6/2006Unschooling Approach
5/31/2006Lessons for Life, Part 2
5/5/2006 Lessons for Life (Part 1)
4/6/2006Planning in April for a Smooth September
3/2/2006Options Other Than College
2/2/2006College Financial Aid
1/6/2006HSLDA's Homeschool Thru High School Newsletter--Encouragement
12/1/2005Recordkeeping
11/10/2005Transcripts
10/6/2005SAT/PSAT/ACT info
9/1/2005Kicking off the School Year
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