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What to Do if You Don’t Want to Send Your Kids to School in a Pandemic

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 11 August 2020. Posted in For Parents, Helpful Tips, Homeschooler

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For the last few months, COVID-19 has affected all of us, including parents and students. One of the biggest decisions parents will make during this pandemic involves the upcoming school year. Many schools across the country are opting to reopen, a concern for parents who aren’t yet sure in-person classes are a safe option for their student. If you’re not comfortable sending your child back to a brick-and-mortar school, don’t worry: you have online options.

What Is The Difference Between JMHS’s General, College Prep, and Career Pathway Diplomas?

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 15 July 2020. Posted in Adult Learner, Homeschooler

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Earning your high school diploma can help you prepare for opportunities in the workforce, the military, or college and training programs. Whether you’re a homeschooler or an adult learner, online high school could be the best fit for you to reach your goals. Besides being self-paced, allowing you to study when and where you want, James Madison’s online high school diploma program offers several tracks to choose from so you can focus on getting the education you need to start preparing for life after high school. But which diploma option should you choose? What’s the difference between them? Here’s everything you need to know to help you figure out the right fit for you.

5 Ways to Shake Up Your Homeschooler’s Study Sessions

Written by James Madison High School on Friday, 10 April 2020. Posted in Homeschooler

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Homeschooling offers an independent, self-paced education for students who may not thrive in a public school environment or who want the option to finish high school on their terms. But completing classwork and studying only at home—especially during a pandemic that keeps everyone inside—can start to feel like being stuck in a rut for your student. Without a change of scenery, they can get bored and find it harder to focus. Shaking up their study sessions can help them get back on track and excited to learn, but what can you do when the world is practicing social distancing? Here are five ideas to get started!

Why Should I Homeschool My Child?

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 11 March 2020. Posted in Homeschooler

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Parents have made the decision to homeschool their children for a variety of reasons over the years, from wanting to avoid overcrowded public schools to providing an education at a pace that works best for their student’s needs. And with the advances in technology over the last decade, homeschooling has become easier than ever, allowing busy parents to ensure their student has access to education, teachers, and other resources online. If you’ve been considering transferring your high schooler to a homeschool environment, an online option like James Madison High School could be the right fit. Here’s why homeschooling your child is an option worth exploring and what you should know about online options.

Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 JMHS Graduation

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 03 March 2020. Posted in Homeschooler

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Graduating from high school is a big milestone and it deserves to be celebrated! Whether you’re a traditional student graduating on time or a little early, or an adult learner who just had the opportunity to complete their high school diploma, you’ve accomplished something huge. As an online high school graduate, though, you may not be sure how to celebrate your success. But did you know that James Madison High School has a graduation ceremony that allows you to share your achievement with family, friends, teachers, and fellow grads? Here’s everything you should know to prepare for the 2020 ceremony.

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