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Kelly Stone is a homeschooling mom of six children, ages 14 through 29. The eldest three children have graduated from the family's homeschool high school. Kelly has been blessed to homeschool her youngest who has special needs. Kelly lives in Oregon, where she is a freelance writer and online marketing representative.

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Pomp and Circumstance

Marking your child’s graduation from homeschool high school When my dubious friends found out I planned to homeschool my children, the first question they asked was, “What about socialization?” Years later, when I disclosed that my family would continue homeschooling through high school, the questions changed to “What about the prom?” and “What about a […]

Homeschool Friendly College: LeTourneau University

Let’sHomeschoolHighSchool.com recently had an opportunity to interview Barnabas Bridgman, enrollment officer at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas. During the 2011-2012 school year, one in every four LETU students came from a homeschool background. LHSHS: Did the University set out to attract homeschoolers, or are they responding to an increase in registrations from homeschoolers? LETU: At first, […]

A Typical High School Plan

Updated Feb 2019 If you’re homeschooling a high school student for the first time, you might find it encouraging to learn you can determine your own graduation requirements. On the other hand, you might find the flexibility daunting, and wonder where to start. This was written for those in the second category. What follows is […]

Free Download: High School Subject Time Log

The truth about assigning homeschool credits, why you should track day-to-day activity, and a downloadable tracking template!

Defending the Diploma

Diploma or GED? In our area, having a GED implies you didn’t finish high school. Although we know some people will still give more credence to a GED than to a homeschool diploma, we’re uncomfortable with the stigma attached to the GED. Because of this, my new homeschool graduates and I have elected to use […]