Tagged: “private”

2010 Bright Star Sulphur River Expedition

On Friday afternoon October 15th Jonathan Kennedy lead an expedition of the Bright Star Students to the Sulphur River bottom to look for fossils, petrified wood and artifacts. The kids had a great time with their shovels and strainers. We found nautilus, coral, shells and even teeth. If fun can be measured in mud then […]

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Insulation or Preparation

I was talking with a concerned parent the other day and they asked about how I thought the kids would do if they went to public school after being in such an insulated environment. I can imagine that this question may have crossed the minds of some our parents and I would like to share […]

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From the news.

Interesting article about the state of our education in Texas. Read the full article here: Texas religious leaders denounce textbook pro-Islamic bias resolution “Written by an unsuccessful school board candidate, the resolution would seek to restrain publishers from printing textbooks that display a favorable tilt toward Islam and a bias against Christianity. Citing examples, the […]

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T Shirts

We had the nice folks out at Sign Pros create us some T Shirts. It would be nice if all the kids could have them for field trips and events but this is completely optional for the parents. They are $10 a piece. You can contact Faith for ordering details.

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Technology Class Planned

We have ordered our first laptop for the planned technology class next year. If it tests out ok then we will try to get 4 more. They are factory refurbished Dells and at $300 we think they are a good deal. The Technology Class will go over basic computer operation, word processing and spreadsheet design. […]

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MATH U SEE

The new math program has arrived! This new curriculum focuses on teaching math theory. This should give our kids an advantage as they move into higher arithmetic and help them understand why as well what to do.  Here is a quote from there stated purpose: Our goal is to help produce confident problem solvers who enjoy […]

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Box Tops!

I wanted to check in and let everybody know I will be following up soon with more details, but in the meantime I hope you are all busy collecting your Box Tops!  Get your kids to help play eye spy at home and at the grocery. ( I can’t tell you how many I’ve seen […]

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Fall Festival Parade

We really had fun at the Parade. Thank you to everyone for helping and contributing candy and time to make it work. Special thanks to Jon and Joe Dan Kennedy for letting us use and decorate their truck and for driving. Thank you April for riding in the heat with Faith! The kids were great […]

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Accreditation

Faith is working hard to find the best association that fits our needs for accreditation. We are currently talking with ACSI and NAPS and looking into several others. I am excited to get started on this as I know it will be a lengthy process.

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