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Articles by author: John Carpenter

Lydia Bitterman interviewed by local TV

CC student spells successfully, yet falls short of 4th Round in National Spelling Bee

by John
Thursday, 01 June, 2017
categories: Articles
Lydia Bitterman, #140 in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, successfully spelled her words for the judges in Rounds 2 and 3 on Wednesday, but she and most her fellow spellers failed to advance to the 4th Round due their scores on the preliminary written test that...
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It's never too late to become aware of Home Schooling Awareness Month

by John
Tuesday, 30 May, 2017
categories: Articles
I have a book on my shelf called “Chase’s Calendar of Events”; it’s the bible of special promotions for marketers and a holdover from my newspaper days. It’s published every year and bills itself as “The Ultimate Go-to Guide for Special Days, Weeks and Months,” and “...
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Lydia Bitterman

Iowa Classical Conversations student competes in National Spelling Bee

by John
Tuesday, 30 May, 2017
categories: Articles
Speller #140 will take the stage Wednesday morning in the nation’s capital as one of 291 finalists to compete in the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee. Over the weekend the 12-year-old and her whole family drove a thousand miles from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for “Bee Week...
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Parent Practicums focus on logic and relationships

by John
Thursday, 18 May, 2017
categories: Articles
Tens of thousands of parents interested in homeschooling will attend free three-day parent conferences this spring and summer in more than 550 cities in all 50 states and several foreign countries. Veteran home educators will lead the sessions, designed to inform and...
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Classical Conversations holds 2nd-annual Capstone Cruise and graduation

by John
Thursday, 11 May, 2017
categories: Articles
Twenty-seven Classical Conversations students received their high school diplomas May 3 during CC’s second-annual Capstone Cruise on board the Carnival cruise ship Liberty. More than 320 people—CC students, parents and staff—joined in the five-day Capstone Cruise to...
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