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James Madison High School Blog

Giving You the Freedom & Flexibility to Learn

Earn your high school diploma on your own terms and take control of your future. Explore our blog to get an inside look at educational insights, industry hot topics, tips and tricks to help you succeed, and some of our most exciting student and school successes!

JMHS Celebrates 2021 Graduate of the Year Finalists

Written by Autumn Granza on Tuesday, 30 November 2021. Posted in Success Stories

Graduates throwing their caps in the air.

James Madison High School is proud of our students. We know our alumni are up to incredible things, whether it’s furthering their education or launching their careers. The Graduate of the Year submissions we received blew us away and three really stood out. Join us in celebrating our 2021 Graduate of the Year finalists.

How To Improve Your Writing Skills

Written by Des Sinkevich on Wednesday, 17 November 2021. Posted in Helpful Tips

Girl writing in notepad with coffee mug.

Being able to write effectively isn’t just a skill you need for school, it’s one that you’ll use in your everyday life and work. From writing effective cover letters when you’re applying for a job to crafting a clear email to a coworker, good writing can help you stand out and get your message across. But if you’re not a confident writer naturally, that’s okay! Writing well is a skill that you can learn over time and your high school classes can help. Here’s how to improve your writing while you’re in high school.

How to Motivate Your Child in Homeschool

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Tuesday, 26 October 2021. Posted in For Parents

Woman and child looking at laptop screen.

Motivating children to study is a regular chore facing parents but finding and maintaining that motivation for children learning from home can present a unique set of challenges. Check out these tips from James Madison High School to help you help your student do their best.

What You Need to Know About Online Homeschool

Written by James Madison High School on Monday, 20 September 2021. Posted in For Parents

Girl studying and taking notes.

There are many reasons parents choose to homeschool their children, from concerns about their safety, to wanting to ensure they can learn at a pace that makes sense for them. No matter the reason you’re considering homeschooling as an option, you may be unsure you have the time to dedicate to helping your children learn – you've got work, a busy schedule, and family life on your plate. That’s where online homeschooling options can make a difference!

Through James Madison’s online high school, your child can learn on their schedule, taking classes in English, math, science, history, and more – with support from teachers and JMHS staff just a call or email away. Whether you’re still thinking about the pros and cons of enrolling your children in online high school, or they’ve just started their classes with JMHS, here’s everything you need to know.

How Parents Can Go Back to High School

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Tuesday, 24 August 2021. Posted in Adult Learner, Helpful Tips

Woman playing with child on couch.

Back to school season is here again! It’s an exciting time for high school students, but the anticipation doesn’t have to be reserved for only traditionally aged students. There are many parents of young children and teenagers who have yet to receive their own high school diploma. Often, they feel they’re too old or too busy to continue their studies, but James Madison High School is here to help you reach your goals.

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