TeenPact Double Early Bird Registration Now open!

Register before Sept. 30th!! 2015 Four Day Class Dates: (For 13 to 19 year olds) South Carolina I: April 6-9 South Carolina II: April 13-16 2015 One Day Class Dates: (For 8-12 year olds) South Carolina I: April 10 South Carolina II: April 17 It’s that time of year again!Read More …

Latta Plantation

Upcoming family events: Jane Austen Tea & Fashion: September 27th All Hallows Eve: October 18th Ghost Walk: October 24th-25th Folk Life Festival: November 8th-9th Colonial Christmas: November 28th-29th Candle Light Christmas & Live Nativity: December 6th Discover Latta Home School Day. September 24th, 2014 (10am-2pm) Featured Programs: Life on theRead More …

Registration for Homeschool Family Friday

Registration for Homeschool Family Friday Homeschool Family Friday is the newest educational opportunity at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens in Charleston, South Carolina. One Friday of your choice per month, families that homeschool their children in South Carolina will now get the same admission and tour rates of other school groupsRead More …

Discovering Historic Latta Plantation

Discover Latta! Home School Day September 24th, 2014 (10am-2pm) Featured Programs: Life on the Farm & Civil War Soldier Life Come see what Historic Latta Plantation is all about with a day filled of ongoing demonstrations and hands-on activities for students. This event will provide students and teachers the abilityRead More …

Field Trips at Historic Latta Plantation!

As the new school year begins, please take a moment to consider Historic Latta Plantation-s program offerings for your social studies (and science) field trips. Our programs have been updated to allow students an opportunity for hands-on interaction (time permitting). Historic Latta Plantation is an 1800s cotton plantation and LivingRead More …

2015 Clean Tech Competition

2015 Clean Tech Competition Challenge your students to “Feed the World” Win up to $10,000! The Clean Tech Competition is an international research and design challenge for 15-18 year old pre-university students. This is a prestigious educational opportunity for students across the world that works well with both traditional andRead More …

5 Things Special Needs Moms Won’t Tell You

-Jenny Herman Sometimes when I’m running errands by myself, I think. I try really hard to stay positive on my special needs journey. I tell myself to take one thing at a time and find ways to be thankful. I work hard at not dwelling on things I can’t changeRead More …

For Ourselves and Our Posterity

For Ourselves and Our Posterity By Scott Somerville   Our Founding Fathers fought England for their freedom, but almost lost it in their first few years as a new Republic.  Thirteen colonies were able to unite against a common enemy, but dissolved into petty squabbles at war’s end.  If itRead More …

UN Disabilities Treaty has Returned—Stronger than Ever

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends, We have bad news. The dangerous UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities(UNCRPD), that you narrowly defeated through calls and emails in 2012, has returned. It has come back stronger than ever, and its supporters are preparing to ram it through the U.S.Read More …

Homeschool??? What are we doing???

It was 1986, we had four children ages 11, 9, 7, 5 and 15 months and I was pregnant with number 5.  Home schooling was not legal in South Carolina and every school district decided what they thought a potential home schooler should do to “qualify” to teach their ownRead More …