Originally Sent: 5/21/2013

HSLDA's WEEKLY UPDATE
May 21, 2013  
   
     Mike Farris
Michael Farris, HSLDA Founder and Chairman and homeschooling father of 10
   

Here are this week’s top stories.
Michael P. Farris

  1. Date Set for UN Disabilities Treaty Hearings
  2. Parental Rights Amendment Now Accepting Cosponsors
  3. Register Now for Fall ConLaw Class with Mike Farris
  4. Poetry Contest: Finish with a Flourish
  5. Two Weeks Left to Get $50 off each PHC Prep Academy Course
  6. PHC Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen
  7. Adventures Await at California GenJ Camp
  8. Bible Bee: Kirk Cameron Urges “Plant a Godly Heritage”
  9. Home School Heartbeat: Single-Parent Homeschooling

1. Date Set for UN Disabilities Treaty Hearings

A UN disabilities treaty that was defeated last year is back in the U.S. Senate. We need you to contact your senators and tell them why this treaty must not be ratified. Read more >>

2. Parental Rights Amendment Now Accepting Cosponsors

The Parental Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution is back in the U.S. Congress! Read more >>

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3. Register Now for Fall ConLaw Class with Mike Farris

Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in this incredible online learning experience! Whether you are a high school student looking to beef up your transcript, or an adult simply wanting to become a more informed citizen, this course is for you. Space is limited. Direct questions to Logan Spena at conlaw@hslda.org! Register now >>

4. Poetry Contest: Finish with a Flourish

Looking for a fun academic way to finish out the school year? Enter HSLDA’s poetry contest, open through June 1! For details and resources >>

5. Two Weeks Left to Get $50 off each PHC Prep Academy Course

Don’t wait until the end of summer to start thinking about next year! Help your high school student get ahead by taking an AP course this fall. PHC Prep Academy’s AP courses provide students with a strong academic and spiritual foundation for college—and for life. Sign up by June 3 to save $50 on each class! See offer details >>

6. PHC Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen

The Home School Foundation is accepting applications through June 1 for the 2013-2014 PHC scholarship. Visit HSF’s PHC Scholarship page to read about eligibility or to donate toward making these scholarships possible. Read more >>

7. Adventures Await at California GenJ Camp

Generation Joshua’s iGovern Pacific camp is just around the corner! At iGovern Pacific, your students will simulate American government on the campus of California Baptist University in beautiful Riverside, California. They will tour the Reagan Library, Reagan’s Air Force One, crawl through a chunk of the infamous Berlin Wall, and hear from co-creator of Adventures in Odyssey, Phil Lollar! Sign up for this incredible week! >>

8. Bible Bee: Kirk Cameron Urges “Plant a Godly Heritage”

Register now to get your 10-week Family Discipleship Kit next week! Read more >>

9. Home School Heartbeat: Single-Parent Homeschooling

Homeschooling as a single parent on Home School Heartbeat.

When you’re single with children, homeschooling can appear daunting. Single homeschooling mom Mary Jo Tate shares practical tips and advice to make home education a possibility for your family. Read more >>

 

   

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May 19: Bradenton Herald, Bradenton, Florida Cheering Never Stopped at SHARE Homeschool Graduation

May 19: Progress-Index, Petersburg, Virginia Number of Homeschool Students Increasing

May 17: The Washington Post, Washington, D.C. Book review: The Spark: A Mother’s Story of Nurturing Genius

May 16: The New American U.S. Appeals Court Denies Asylum to German Homeschool Family

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