Month: January 2009

The 5 Browns

What happens when you take five uniquely talented siblings in their 20’s and put them on stage with five Steinway pianos? You get a packed concert hall with thousands of excited young fans screaming and dancing in the aisles! The most amazing part is, these performing artists are not the latest rock or pop band, […]

Baker College

Baker is a homeschool-friendly college that encourages home-educated students to consider dual-enrolling during their high school years and then to continue there after graduation. Baker offers special Home School Scholarships for all 15-18 year old students who take this opportunity to start college early. Baker is the largest independent college in the state of Michigan […]

Handwriting and Penmanship

January is National Handwriting Month, and if your handwriting could use some improving you may want to practice it as one of your New Year’s resolutions. The need for good penmanship has not gone out of style in the computer age. We still have to sign our name on checks and other documents, jot down […]

Kitty Hawk

Webcomix A column by Peter (age 18) Breaking the trend of comix from RH Junior… This week, I’m talking about the new kid on the block: Kitty Hawk. It’s currently set in 1933, and we have a young pilot, pre-war US, and Nazi rocketmen. Sounds good already, doesn’t it? Here’s a snippet from the storyline […]

Animal Farm

College Bound Reading List ANIMAL FARM by George Orwell “All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.” ANIMAL FARM is considered to be one of the 100 best English-language novels and one of the best 20th-century novels. This short novella is an allegory of early 20th-century Russia and Soviet totalitarianism in […]

Homeschool Teen Filmmakers win Award

The San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival’s “Best of Festival” Jubilee Award — with its $101,000 cash prize — went to THE WIDOW’S MIGHT, a feature length adventure that tells the fictional story of how a group of young filmmakers came to the aid of an elderly widow in danger of losing her home due […]