Fall 2017

Fall 2017

Volume: 
36
Issue: 
1
Publication Date: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017 to Sunday, December 31, 2017

GREENHOUSE is NCHE's flagship publication. 

GREENHOUSE magazine is published fall and spring plus an annual graduate issue in May. GREENHOUSE is mailed to NCHE members.

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Issue Articles

The following articles from this issue are available online:

Title Category
Keys to Effectively Communicating with Your Children

We've all learned as adults that communicating with others is not just important, it is necessary. We must communicate, in one way or another, to have our basic needs met, function in a work environment, or interact with our family at home.

Encouragement, Support, Practical Helps, Parenting, Family Life
2017 NCHE Scholarship Recipients Announced

Starting in December, the scholarship application process is opened for North Carolina homeschooled seniors whose families are members of NCHE. The application, available on the NCHE website at www.nche.com/nche-scholarship-program, and accompanying required documents allow student to tell us some of the wonderful things they have been doing. Read about our winners from 2017 here.

Scholarships, Graduation, Community
Dark to Light—Rough to Smooth

Are you having anxiety or questioning your choices? In this article, Diane shares her experiences to give you encouragement!

Encouragement, Family Life, Parenting, Biblical Principles, Back to School
What's Your Long-Term Vision for Your Family?

What is your vision for your family? Have you ever sat down and written it out?
 

Encouragement, Faith, Biblical Principles, Family Life, Parenting
Are You Missing the Greatest Goal for Home Education?

I love homeschooling, and I love North Carolinians for Home Education!
 

From the President, Encouragement, Faith, Inside NCHE
2017-2018 NCHE Athletic Tournaments

NCHE Athletic Commission (NCHEAC) operates under North Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE) to provide leagues and tournaments in the traditional high school sports. Check out this year's schedule!

Sports, Events, Activities
Starting Back to School When You Feel Like a Homeschool Failure

Does thinking about the new school year make you feel kind of sick? Or sad? Are you putting off ordering curriculum, because you really don't want to face how far behind you feel? Do you just dread the whole thing, because you just hadn't done what you'd hoped you would last year?

Encouragement, Support, Back to School, Biblical Principles, Faith
Back to School Blues

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, including summer break. Between unexpected events and a good bit of procrastination, I keep pushing back the start of our new year. It would seem I have a touch of the "back to school blues!"

Encouragement, Back to School, Practical Helps, Beginner
Back to (Home) School Ideas: Seven Ways to Encourage Kids to Get Excited

Back-to-school for kids who go to traditional school means back packs, locker chandeliers, and the school list that we spy other moms trying to fill in the local Walmart. These traditions don't always work for those of us who school in our PJs.

Back to School, Practical Helps, Activities
NC DNPE Update

The NC Division for Non-Public Education (DNPE) has implemented a major change in their school database that affects homeschools.

Law & Policy, Beginner, Practical Helps