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24 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Calvert’s Homeschool Journey

We love sharing the history of Calvert.  The story, beginning with Virgil Hillyer in 1906, is just the beginning of the exciting journey that we are only in the middle of today.   We hope you’ll enjoy this video as much as we do.  

21 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Homeschooling Multiple Children

While homeschooling one child can sometimes be a difficult job, homeschooling multiple children can be a tremendous task.  One of our Calvert moms recently described it as “trying to juggle wet bars of soap”! As many of our families are planing and preparing for the upcoming school year, one of our most frequently asked questions [...]

15 July 2014 ~ 5 Comments

Calvert Curriculum Updates for 2014/2015

We have some exciting new changes to share with you for Calvert’s 2014/2015 homeschool curriculum. Lower School (grades PreK-5) Grades PreK-5 have been updated for the coming school year with curriculum changes in most grades. The Math in Focus lesson manual for Grade 1 and Grade 2 has been streamlined with more concise content and [...]


11 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Extend your Classroom – Outdoor Education

Whether you are taking a break or continuing to homeschool throughout the summer months, the warmer weather and abundance of natural resources make it a great time of year to extend your classroom to the outdoors. From taking casual nature walks to setting up elaborate weather stations, the opportunities for outdoor learning abound. Not only [...]

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07 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Beyond the Prompt: Getting to the Heart of What Colleges Want from Your Application Essay

By Ryan Hickey, Managing Editor of Petersons and EssayEdge. Although it may seem otherwise, colleges really aren’t trying to trick you with their essay prompts. Whether or not your school is using the Common App, the admissions officers genuinely want to know who you are as an individual. However, despite the fact that colleges aren’t [...]