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 Title   Date   Author   Host 

Zoo and Aquarium Visitor

by Bill LaMarche

March 4, 2009

Portland, OR -- With an informal environment designed to make learning fun, the Oregon Zoo is inviting home-school students and their families to an educational "safari" Tuesday, March 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

"Our 'safari' is a great way for hom--school students and their families to learn about wildlife together," said Oregon Zoo Director Tony Vecchio. "We are providing experiences that complement and enhance home-school activities. Kids have the opportunity to see extraordinary animals and learn about the importance of conservation while having a great time."

by Tyler Durden

November 29, 2017

So...some people actually want to be microchipped like a dog. They're lining up for it. They're having parties to get it done. It if isn't available to them, they're totally bummed out.

I'm not even going to venture into the religious aspect of having a microchip inserted into a human being. Let's just talk about the secular ramifications. Certain folks won't be happy until everyone has a computer chip implanted in them. Here's how this could go. Initially, it would be the sheep who blindly desire to be chipped for their own "convenience" leading the way. Then, it would become remarkably inconvenient not to be chipped - sort of like it's nearly impossible to not have a bank account these days. Then, the last holdouts could be forcibly chipped by law. Read on, because I could not make this stuff up.

by Zen Gardner

March 8, 2016

Well, this is about as dark as it gets but it needs to be said. As we've known all along, chemtrails are a multi-faceted program. It's the ultimate delivery system. By poisoning our air it affects every living thing.

With this massive program in place, even though they won't even admit its obvious existence, anything can be loaded onto these air tankers at any time and sprayed onto unsuspecting humanity. While the known metallic elements of nano sized aluminum and barium and a host of other toxic ingredients are accepted generally to be used for at least for massive weather modification programs, there are other even more nefarious elements that we've been ingesting over the years.

Zeal for Truth

by Sadie

January 10, 2008

Parents should look closely at candidates statements on educational policy. Many candidates make "feel good" statements offering little or no solution as to how they plan to implement their ideas for improving the state of public education.

Additionally, candidates often have track records in other areas that set a precedent that suggests how they might handle or implement their educational policies. It is also important to remember that most people view education in one of two ways:

by Andrea Mulder-Slater

September 7, 2015

A few years ago when I was throwing around the idea of homeschooling my daughter, I had a discussion with a friend of mine over coffee and goldfish crackers while our kids played with wooden trains.

It was a reasonable assumption. After all, I'm an introverted artist and writer living rurally with extended family and plenty of bizarre thoughts floating around in my head. Basically, I'm a weirdo. But no, I wasn't homeschooled. I was educated in the public school system. That's right Mrs. Warnica, what I am today is all on you.

by Sierra Streams Institute/Friends of Deer Creek

August 10, 2011

NEVADA CITY, Calif. August 10, 2011 - All homeschool parents are invited to come learn about Sierra Streams Institute's Watershed Science Education Program and the upcoming Fall 2011 programs tailored specifically for homeschool students!

Our Homeschool Science Series explores watershed science activities in depth for students studying at grade levels 6-9. Our goal of this semester long program is to empower youth and connect students to the natural world. We will meet once a week at the Sierra Streams lab and in the field.

by Gina Chen

February 2, 2009

OK, I'm kidding (sort of) with my headline. I'm not really planning to shave my 6-year-old daughter's head. So stop your calls to Child Protective Services. But I am weary of the daily fight my daughter and I have over her hair. The problem: She wants to brush her own long hair and leave it down. I want to brush it myself and put it up, so it doesn't get into a snarled mess. Yes, I win out every day. I'm the mom. But I am tired of fighting. About. It. Every. Single. Day.

by Clark Peters

October 11, 2012

The average American hase an alarmingly weak grasp of elementary financial concepts. The study affirms what the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority found - that young adults have the lowest level of financial literacy of any age group.

To parents of busy, distracted teenagers, this will come as no surprise. We're calling them the "boomerang generation" today: circling back home to save money, and getting a little too financially dependent along the way. But what about kids who don't have that option? In many states, young people in foster care can no longer be part of the system once they turn 18. How can they be expected to learn basic financial concepts, and save for a better future?

by Realmatch

November 4, 2012

University of St. Thomas freshman Janna Tierney can proudly tout that she successfully self-published her first book, "Kerry, Ireland A.D. 800," before she turned 18.

Two years ago, Tierney, an English major from Humble, began writing the book as a class project. A homeschooled student, Tierney's mother suggested she use a story she wrote in seventh grade as a starting point.

May 24, 2014

The weekend of May 17, writer Lindsay Kujawa and her toddler son Ronin were at a family pool party. Kujawa sat at the edge of the pool while Ronin played on the top step of the spa, and for five seconds she shifted her position.

Suddenly, she noticed Ronin wasn't on the step and was instead being whirled around by the jets in the whirlpool, frantically trying to get his head above water. She pulled him out immediately and other than him coughing and being very upset, he seemed totally fine after a few minutes and they went on with the rest of the party.