Meeting of the NHHC Board of Representatives Wednesday, November 12

The quarterly meeting of the NHHC Board of Representatives will be held Wednesday, November 12 at 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Elkins Public Library in Canterbury. Members are welcome to attend this meeting. For more information, please contact Amy Gall, 838-5081, amyginnh@yahoo.com.

EVO School Rock Climbing League

Join the new IBEX Homeschool climbing team in Concord, NH grades 6-12 (In Progress!!)

College Information Session for Homeschoolers at UNH Manchester October 30

Derek Burkhardt of UNH Manchester writes: There are a number of resources to help guide students through their college experience. Being previously homeschooled, I found it difficult to seek out information about financial aid and local colleges (or even to know what the right questions were to ask). To alleviate this issue, I will be hosting a financial aid and college information session specifically for local homeschoolers on behalf of UNH Manchester. The event will take place on October 30 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at 88 Commercial Street.

Doric String Quartet at UNH November 18

The Doric String Quartet will perform on November 18 at 7:00pm as part of the University of New Hampshire Celebrity Series. This quartet has emerged as the leading British string quartet amongst the new generation receiving glowing responses from audiences and critics across the globe.

Testing to Evaluate Career Options for Homeschooled Students November 7 in White River Junction

A free test to help you and your student(s) with career exploration, Nov 7, 2014 at 9AM (allow 3 hours), at the Valley Bible Church, White River Junction, VT. ASVAB is a three hour test with a battery of questions about interests, and basic academic aptitude, to help assess strengths and career interests. It is not a "graded" test and there are no wrong answers. It is simply an opportunity for home schoolers to explore career options.

Sole City Dance Presents The Nutcracker in Rochester December 12

Nutcracker Express is a 55-minute adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s classic holiday ballet “The Nutcracker” for school groups and homeschoolers. Nutcracker Express is the perfect opportunity to introduce students Pre-K through grade 12 to the beauty and excitement of classical ballet. Activity packets are available for grades K-5 with pre- & post-show lessons. Presented at the Rochester Opera House Friday, December 12 at 10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. All Seats: $8. For information or to reserve your seats now, call Sole City Dance at 603-750-7777 or write to info@solecitydance.org.

Scholarship for Seniors

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation seeks high-achieving high school seniors with financial need for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the nation. Selected students receive college planning support, ongoing advising, and up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate institution. If you know students who stand out for their exceptional academic abilities and achievements, persistence, leadership, and desire to help others, please encourage them to visit the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s website to learn more.

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center's 2014/2015 Homeschool Series, Our Solar System

A workshop series for homeschoolers, from October through June, on the 2nd Thursday of the month, 1:30 - 3 p.m. $15 per student, $10 for additional students from the same family.

This year's series focuses on the solar system. Info can be found at http://www.starhop.com/education-and-exploration/programs/homeschool-pro...

Two-day Intensive Labs, Art, and Other Programs

Landry Academy has Two-Day Science Lab Intensives in a variety of science subjects as well as a Two-Day Art Intensive. Students will be immersed in their subject for two straight days (and having a ton of fun), and science students will leave with the equivalent of one year’s worth of science labs… all for a VERY reasonable price. Full price labs are $280 – a great price for a year’s worth of intense science labs and a ton of science fun! http://landryacademy.com/lab-intensives.htm All science labs are described in detail on the website. Please note that Mr.

Spelling Bee in Windham Open to Homeschoolers; Winner Will Go On To State Championship

Are you interested in participating in an annual spelling bee? Register at the Nesmith Library in Windham, NH, by October 30 to be part of this exciting opportunity for home schoolers in the Granite State! Registration fee is $10 / family; students in grades 4 – 8 are invited to attend (please see the official Scripps eligibility requirements at spellingbee.com for any questions).