First, I realized that in our first meeting we had students from Pre-K to High School. This kind of age span make it hard to find direction and meet the needs of all learners. As a result I will focus on our early learners (Pre-K to Grade 2).
If another parent would like to spear head a different age group such as 3rd-5th Graders, 6th-8th Graders or High School please let me know.
Second, we came up with some upcoming events and I developed a more clear vision for our club.
Our vision is to train students to be critical thinkers, and "not mere reflectors of other men's thoughts” (EG White). We aspire to follow the Proverbs 22:6 command and train our own children to honor the Lord Jesus Christ and advance His kingdom.
February is Homeschool Month at WonderWorks in Magee ValleyMore information at https://www.ghea.org/pages/events/upcoming/focus.php?ID=508
Callaway Gardens (All Ages).All Ages are welcomed to join us at Callaway Gardens on Friday, February 1, 2013. Callaway Gardens is FREE that day (and all month long Mon-Fri except on Feb 18) and we will meet at the discovery center at 4pm (although you are welcomed to come earlier and spend the day). For more information go to http://www.callawaygardens.com/ .
Free Play (Pre-K to Grade 2 only)Starting Friday February 8, 2013 from 12pm-2pm we will meet at the South Cobb Recreation Center at 875 Six Flags Drive SW, Austell 30168 for Free Play Fridays. Here are the dates we will be at the gym:
Date Friday, February 8, 2013 Time 12:30pm-2pm
Date Friday, February 22, 2013 Time 12:30pm-2pm
Date Friday, March 8, 2013 Time 12:30pm-2pm
Arts & Crafts (Pre-K to Grade 2 only)
Starting Friday February 15, 2013 from 12pm-1pm we will meet at the South Cobb Library at 805 Clay Road, Mableton, GA 30126 for Arts & Crafts. Our Arts & Crafts time will include Bible verse memorization segments from the Old and New Testaments of the Bible combined with actions to help engage the kids.
For your child to participate in Arts & Crafts you must commit to leading out one of the Arts & Crafts sessions. The person leading out will be responsible for purchasing the materials for all the kids (Pre-K to Grade 2 only). Please RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are the dates we will be at the library:
Date Friday, February 15, 2013 Time 12pm-1pm
Date Friday, March 1, 2013 Time 12pm-1pm
Date Friday, March 15, 2013 Time 12pm-1pm
Middle Schoolers (6th-8th Graders)
More information coming soon!
Homeschool Day at the Capitol
March 6 is Homeschool Day at the Capitol. If you would like to be involved in the planning please contact GHEA at 770-461-3657.
GHEA Annual Conference & Curriculum Fair
GEORGIA HOME EDUCATION ASSOC. 2013 CONFERENCE The GHEA conference will be held on May 16, 17 & 18th at the Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugar Loaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097.