Anita Silvey writes in 100 Best Books for Children, "Nothing in a child's intellectual development offers more pleasure or excitement than a good book. Nothing lasts longer in memory than childhood reading experiences. And nothing ensures the success of a child more in society than being read to from infancy through adulthood."
What a sad day for students in CISD. A fire, started by a heat lamps killed 17 of their hogs and caused them not to be able to enter a scholarhip competition.
Please be careful.
I know many of us, especially in the more rural areas keep animals both as livestock and food and also pets. Think safety first!! Parents make sure you double check what your teen or child might be doing. Sometimes it is not obvious to them where danger may lurk!
You can read the full store here:
THSC was informed that the issue of daytime curfews was discussed recently at a Harris County committee meeting. This proposition has been voted down in the past, but support for daytime curfews has increased amongst certain community members; and the issue was brought to the committee's attention once again. Home schoolers in Harris County need to be aware of how daytime curfews can negatively impact their daily routine and lifestyle. For more information about daytime curfews, please visit the THSC website.
This was received in an email from the Texas HomeSchool Coalition. We post it here for informational purposes only. HSINH is in no way affiliated with THSC. Except that we think they do a fine job!
By Mary Pride
At what age MUST I start homeschooling?
With summer just around the corner kids will be spending even more time at home and playing outside. For parents who can't be there during the day (we don't all have a summer vacation!) there are several precautions we can take to ensure the safety of our kids:
We are so excited to announce our 2nd annual SETHSA Art Contest coming this June at our 2010 SETHSA Conference. Last year's contest was a great success. Around 20 students submitted their art work for exhibit at the conference. We want to encourage students of all ages to take part in this year's contest. With homeschool students the possibilities are endless as they will have the opportunity to exercise their individuality and creativity. Begin brainstorming and planning for your student's art entry. Please watch future newsletters for all the details.