originally appeared at  http://www.integratedcatholiclife.org/2015/01/trasancos-online-catholic-education/ on January 14, 2015 Introduction I should explain my background before hypothesizing. I taught high school chemistry in a Texas public school in the 1990s for two years. I was 21, three years into a biology degree, and had taken no education classes because I had no plans to teach. But science teachers were in
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The Renewal of Spring It’s that time of year again! The changing of the clocks, more daylight, the planting of seeds, spring showers, birds chirping, the blossoming of nature, all point to a new fresh start! During the spring season, it is easy to reflect back to when we were first starting on our homeschool
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We Are the Easter People! We at Kolbe Academy want to wish you and your families a very blessed Easter season! After a Lent of sacrifice, prayer, and almsgiving, we sincerely hope that you are enjoying the peace and love that comes from knowing that our salvation is at hand! As Pope St. John Paul
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Downtime

Time for Some Downtime! I love this time of year! It’s when our busy homeschool family gets a little downtime! We are a homeschooling family that is also committed to the sport of competitive swimming. My boys swim 5 hours a day, six days a week, with 5:30 AM workouts and evening workouts until 8:30
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Returning student enrollment is now open for the 2018-19 School Year! We are excited to roll out a new, streamlined process for enrolling returning students. Returning Student Enrollment All returning families will receive one email per returning student with an imbedded “SnapCode” link.  Clicking on this link will allow returning families to set up an
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Perseverance in Homeschooling, by Willa Ryan From 12/21/2004 Looking Back I have just finished writing a letter of reference for my oldest son, who is in his senior year and hopes to attend Thomas Aquinas College. After eleven years of homeschooling, almost ten of those with Kolbe Academy, I will soon have my first graduate.
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