How To Do High School

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Shadow day at Rock Solid!

Category: How To Do High School Date Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 By: Sheryl Van Denend

When: Friday, March 20, 2015
Where: Rock Solid High School
What: Shadowing day & pizza lunch for interested students
Cost: FREE
RSVP: 303-797-1005
Contact: Terri or Cecilia

If you have been wondering what Rock Solid is like and whether or not it is a good fit for your family here is your opportunity! RSHS is a private Christian option for homeschool families with full and part time classes available. We offer dual, university credit courses in partnership with Colorado Christian University. It is a great place for Christian students to grow in their Christian worldview and build lifelong friendships with like minded families!

Please call and RSVP by March 17th so your student can join us and shadow classes for the day. Friday's schedule begins at 7:30 am.

We will provide a free pizza lunch to all prospective students as well as an opportunity to meet the staff and current students.

Please visit our website at: and join...

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Enrichment Classes

Category: How To Do High School Date Posted: Thursday, June 6, 2013 By: Sheryl Van Denend

When: Thurs. June 20th at 6:30pm
Where: South Fellowship Church
What: Rock Solid High School Information Night
Contact: Sheryl Van Denend @ or call 303-797-1005

Rock Solid-a homeschool high school, is an option for your family if you are interested in a challenging yet rewarding experience for your student, both academically and personally. We offer FULL AND PART TIME classes on campus Tuesdays and Fridays, working at home the other three days of the week. We offer the option of transcripts, diplomas, college guidance and a very memorable graduation ceremony. RSHS also offers optional enrichment trip opportunities for each class to Id-Ra-Ha-Je, Costa Rica/Mexico mission trips, Summit Ministries and Washington DC. These trips have proven to be a favorite part of the high school experience for our students as they grow in their core foundation of striving to honor the Lord.

The environment at RSHS is unique and positive. Concern for our chi...

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Rock Solid High School

Category: How To Do High School Date Posted: Monday, January 24, 2011 By: Sheryl Van Denend

When: Monday February 28, 2011 7:00pm
Where: South Fellowship Church Littleton
What: Information about home schooling high school
Cost: free
Contact: 303-797-1005

Not sure what to do for High School? Please join us for information about Rock Solid High School-a full or part time option for High School classes with other homeschool families. Information night will answer any questions you have regarding the logistics and enrollment for the upcoming 2011-12 school year. Admittance is based on multiple criteria including a parent/student interview.

RSHS meets every Tuesday and Friday for in-class instruction and then students do home study assignments the rest of the week.

Rock Solid offers:

  • College preparatory curriculum

  • Classes with laboratories (Biology, Chemistry and Advanced Biology)

  • Christian learning environment

  • Transcripts and diplomas

Please visit the website for more information

If yo...

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Colorado Homeschool High School Loop

Category: How To Do High School Date Posted: Tuesday, September 8, 2009 By: Ronnie McKay

We have been busy putting together a blog spot to contain all the info for our high school loop. Hopefully you will all enjoy the site and find it easier to navigate and read. Thanks to my high school daughter for putting it together! Please book mark this page: . It will be updated monthly and I will send an e-mail with the link to remind you. Each entry is by category so you can easily look for the info you need and want. It will also be archived so you can easily access it whenever you need it. Please look at the side bar so you can see the categories as there is so much info each month it will not all show up on the home page. The page also has its own e-mail, so please direct all requests or info to be...

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HSLDA's Homeschooling Thru High School Newsletter--June 2009

Category: How To Do High School Date Posted: Sunday, June 7, 2009 By: Ronnie McKay

Miracle Cures for Motivating Teens

Dear Friends,

Sorry for the title, but we wanted to be sure you would read the June newsletter. Did it work? Seriously, we don’t have any miracle cures guaranteed to motivate your teens. If we did, we would both be sunbathing in the Caribbean living off of book royalties! Nonetheless, we hope to provide you with a number of new ideas and simple reminders for motivating your teen (and you).

What is motivation?

The Encarta Dictionary defines motivation as “a feeling of enthusiasm, interest, or commitment that makes somebody want to do something; the act of giving somebody a reason or incentive to do something.” As parents you can use creative ideas to provide your teens with enticement to be motivated students.

*How do I motivat...

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HSLDA's Homeschooling Thru High School Newsletter--May 2009

Category: How To Do High School Date Posted: Friday, May 8, 2009 By: Ronnie McKay

Important Pit Stops on the High School Time Line

Dear Friends,

Time governs our days. The harder we try to hang on to it, the faster it seems to go! But, with careful planning, it is possible to use your time wisely during the high school years.

We suggest that you lay out a time line of important to-dos and major deadlines. You’ll see the big picture, while at the same time you will be able to prioritize individual items. Your confidence will grow, and you’ll see progress as items are checked off your list.

To help you get started, we’ve outlined a possible time line below. Jump in at any point, but be sure to make up for any lost time by doing a quick review of prior years to check if any items were missed. For a more detailed look at what to include in your time li...

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AP Online Calculus Class

Category: How To Do High School Date Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2009 By: Ronnie McKay

Hello, this is Dr. Christian Seberino. I'm teaching a Christian AP Calculus class for homeschoolers which may be what some of your students need for fall 2009.

Your students could get college credit which still in high school. The price for the whole year is about the same as the price for just a semester at a community college.

I've included my contact info below. More information is available on a question and answer page on my web site at:

I respect the wishes of some families to want to talk to previous students and parents who have enrolled in this class. That is why references are available upon request.


Christian Seberino, Ph.D.

HSLDA's Homeschooling Thru High School Newsletter--April 2009

Category: How To Do High School Date Posted: Sunday, April 12, 2009 By: Ronnie McKay

High School on the Horizon

Dear Friends,

Our Homeschooling Thru High School newsletter subscribers are a varied lot! Some of you have been teaching high school for many years; and as a veteran homeschooler in your circle of friends, many people come to you with questions. Or, you may be in the midst of homeschooling your first high schooler. Still others of you have yet to begin the high school adventure or you may have recently pulled a teen out of public or private school.

Regardless of your level of experience, we believe there is value for all of us to be reminded of the basics.

Prepare for Teaching High School

You’ll want to prepare for the task of teaching high school by picking up at least one of these great resource books that lay a good foundation and pro...

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Free CLEP Lesson Plans

Category: How To Do High School Date Posted: Sunday, March 8, 2009 By: Ronnie McKay

CLEP Lesson Plans is a website which contains FREE lesson plans for earning college credits using the CLEP examination program.

Some homeschooling parents find formulating a plan for homeschooling through high school a challenge. Should our focus be on achieving a high school diploma? What about facing the college recruiters?

These concerns drive some parents to plan hours of unnecessary course work that would hopefully lead to a diploma. Others choose educational paths that attempt to satisfy nagging doubts about future college entrance. CLEP solved BOTH these concerns for our family by allowing us to chart an independent course that will ultimately show college recruiters that our student is ready for the next step.

What is CLEP?
CLEP is the "College-Level Examination P...

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HSLDA's Homeschooling Thru High School Newsletter--March 2009

Category: How To Do High School Date Posted: Thursday, March 5, 2009 By: Ronnie McKay

The College Search

Dear Friends,

College—just the word conjures up many different images and questions in parents’ minds. Where in the world do you begin the search for a college that is the right fit for your son or daughter? How do you sift through the myriad of information mysteriously filling up your mailbox from various schools? These are certainly legitimate questions, so we’ve provided some practical tips and advice to help you get started on this adventure.

Begin Early

If college is on your horizon, then use the years before high school to begin discussing with your child why he wants to attend college and what are his future goals. Even though your 13-year-old may not know what career he wants to pursue, use his intentions to go to college to motivate him...

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