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Articles tagged Mock Trial

Is It All About Me?

by Melanie
Thursday, 29 June, 2017
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
When we began homeschooling, the focus was clearly on the needs of our daughters and what type of education and environment would be in their best interest. It was “all about them.” Fortunately, at about that time, a few families in our small town founded a local...
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April is the month for all Challenge B students to go to court

by John
Monday, 03 April, 2017
categories: Articles
SOUTHERN PINES, NORTH CAROLINA—Almost 5,000 13- and 14-year-olds will be in court this month. No, they aren’t on trial for truancy or unruly behavior; in fact, many of them will be serving as attorneys. April is the month for mock trial for all the Challenge B students...
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The Good Old Days: What Were You Doing in Eighth Grade?

Ahh, eighth grade. I remember it well. The year was 19-something, and I was attending a private school in Montgomery, Alabama. I made my first 2-point goal in the second half of an actual basketball game (unfortunately, no one told me we swapped ends after halftime)....
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Homeschooling an 8th Grader: An Honest Look at Challenge B

One of the great benefits of homeschooling is the education parents can receive—most often an education very unlike the one they received when they were young.  It is an honor to learn alongside my daughter this year in Classical Conversations Challenge B as she...
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Classical Conversations Writer's Circle

Lily Stepped Out of the Boat

And ne’er shall April 10th go by, from this day to the ending of the world, but we in it shall be remember’d. We few, we happy few, we band of homeschoolers. For he (or she) who competes in Mock Trial this day shall be my brother (or sister), be they ne’er so vile (or...
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