Photo by Heather W. from Florida taken during a rainstorm.

Are you a student who loves taking pictures? Submit your photos by e-mail for the July newsletter cover by July 15! Please keep in mind the season/month in which the newsletter will be released when selecting a photo. One photo will be selected and featured in the newsletter next month.

“For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.”
Romans 12:3 ESV

Parents: Would you like to be featured in our Family Focus section? Email us and tell us about what homeschooling looks like at YOUR house! Share some photos of your homeschool day and your family could appear on our blog and in our next newsletter! Parents: Would you like to be featured in our Family Focus section? Email us and tell us about what homeschooling looks like at YOUR house! Share some photos of your homeschool day and your family could appear on our blog and in our next newsletter!

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Don’t forget…

You must report
grades and attendance
for 2014/2015,
update your students’ grade levels and
enter an education plan
for 2015/2016
by August 1.

New registration and reporting
August 1

Registration and all reporting must be completed by August 1
to avoid additional registration fees. Also if
you received pre-registration discounts
and do not have all
reporting updated, you will
owe the balance of
registrations due to the loss of
your pre-registration discount.

Payments Due May 1

Summit Visitation Day at Bryan College

Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee will host a free Summit Visitation Day on Saturday, July 11 for students, ages 15 years and older, and their parents. The special guest speaker will be Josh McDowell, who will discuss, “Bible: Fact, Fiction or Fallacy.” Students will also experience campus life by eating in the cafeteria, touring the campus and attending mini-workshops on dual-enrollment; the Scopes Trial; worldviews and more.
The summit will be
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Register today, because space is limited.

Attention Seniors!

Congratulations to all of
our 2014/2015 seniors.
Please don’t forget to request your diploma
and graduation packet
AFTER you have
submitted FINAL GRADES.
Also, remember to
include your
graduation date
in your request.

We want to feature
our graduates.
Please let us know if
your senior has
received any honors
or awards this year.
We would love to
hear about it!

In July, we will meet HLA senior graduate
Caroline Alexander.

E-mail us now!

Curriculum Corner

A Reason for Handwriting K
gets your preschool
and kindergarten student off to a good start in handwriting. Children will have fun getting use to writing shapes and lines that will form letters. They will also learn where
to start when writing letters; proper pencil holding and correct posture for writing. Scripture is
later incorporated into lessons in the higher
level books.

Tell us your favorite curriculum. Whether
you have used it in
the past or are using it now, sharing this information with
others is valuable. We will
highlight them in our
upcoming newsletters! E-mail what
curriculum you love
and why you love it here.

All students must be registered for the 2015/2016 school year and have all reporting completed by
Saturday, August 1. Don’t delay!
Register your student today.
Need help reporting?



Purchase an HLA Eagles T-shirt on sale for $8
through June 30. Use promo code SUMMER8.
(choose from grey, green or the original blue)

Be sure to pick up our new HLA Mama and Blessed Dad T-shirts for $17.99 each at the Blue Eagle Store.

If you have not registered for the
2015/2016 school year, do it today!

Registrations are currently being reviewed. Your FALL and SPRING GRADES
AND ATTENDANCE must be reported in order to keep your pre-registration,
so be sure to update as soon as possible. If you do not have your final
grades and attendance for 2014/2015 and your education plan for 2015/2016
updated by Saturday, August 1, you will lose any discounts you
may have received and incur the late registration fee of $10.

Get an early start on the new school year with Applecore

Applecore is the go to location for reporting academic information – grades, attendance and your child’s education plan – for a school year. Many of you may remember having to enter the education plan in a separate area. Since Applecore was implemented,…{read more}

Check out the new Submit for Review Button

Once you have re-enrolled for the 2015/2016 school year AND you update your account by reporting your grades, attendance and education plan, you will be able to SUBMIT your account for review. Once you have submitted, you may receive an e-mail letting you know if you are missing any information. Please be patient, we have many accounts to review and will get to yours as soon as possible. The sooner you enroll, update your account and submit, the sooner we can get you approved and ready for the new year. Most families wait until the last week to enroll. By enrolling and updating now, you can avoid a longer process. Thanks so much and we are looking forward to another great year with YOU!

Collect Box Tops and support HLA scholarships


When a family is called to homeschool their children, that decision should not be hindered by a lack of finances. HomeLife Academy (HLA) never wants to refuse a family registration and has committed itself to assisting qualified HLA families in need. Through the HLA Box Tops for Education fundraising program, more than $22,000 has been raised in scholarship money over the past five years to ensure no HLA family is denied the opportunity.. {read more}

Two more chances to see HLA at convention
June 26-27
Appalachian Home Educators Conference
Knoxville, Tennessee

July 17-18
Chattanooga Southeast Tennessee Home Education Association
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Looking for tutorial classes in West TN?

Registration is now open for classes at HomeLife Tutorial in Jackson, Tennessee. HLA is offering classes for students from early elementary through high school! Here are the class offerings for 2015/2016.

We keep our classes small (maximum 10 students) to make sure each student gets a meaningful learning experience. Therefore, our space is limited and classes will fill up quickly. Don’t delay and register your students now!

Create a gift registry to help fill homeschool needs

Gift registries are usually created to mark life changing events in our lives like graduation, marriage and the birth of a child. Often, family and friends want to purchase something that will be useful to the person experiencing a change in their lives. Having a list ready to share…{read more}



Are you planning for your student to receive the Bright Futures scholarship? if so, now is the time to begin the process. Visit the Florida residents section of our website for a step-by-step guide. For direct Bright Futures Information, read the Eligibility and Award Information. Also, take a look at the 2014-2015 Bright Futures Handbook. Don’t add additional stress…start the process today and rest easy tonight! Please e-mail Karen Johnson with any questions.