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Everest Academy is a ministry of Everest Family Church in Hayden. We offer freedom along with quality resources, information, activities and support to those homeschooling in Alabama. We believe that the parent has the best interests of their children at heart. We believe that the parent is the first and only teacher that a child needs. In keeping with this philosophy, we wish to be a very hands-off cover school and allow the parent to lead and guide their children in the direction and at the pace they feel is best suited to their children. We ask only for what the law requires while offering support along with quality resources to aid families in their efforts.

Meet Team Everest!

Get to know Team Everest!
We're here for you!

As a statewide church school, Everest Academy strives to provide as many opportunities as possible throughout the state of Alabama. To help coordinate activities such as fieldtrips, co-ops/workshops/classes, social events, and more, Everest currently has a group of dedicated homeschooling moms known as Team Everest. The Team Everest ladies help plan activities throughout the state...and sometimes even out of state!

Highlights of past years include: Fun Friday events in Shoals, PARTIES! for holidays and beginning/ending of school year, Earth Day celebration, college tour series, and lots of social opportunities for homeschool children.

Please remember that the Team Everest ladies are Activity Coordinators and not part of administration. Please do not contact these ladies for issues concerning paperwork, transcripts, grading, etc. Also, please note that the location listed with each lady's name is the area in which she resides, but she may plan activities and make contacts anywhere in the state of Alabama…or out of state! Everest families are free to contact &/or attend events planned by any coordinator—not just the coordinator who is nearest them.


  
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Birmingham: Nicole Junkin

Nicole Junkin Birmingham

Hi! I'm Nicole Junkin. I am married and have an almost 9 year old son, who loves all things Lego. We have been homeschooling since our son was 5 and with Everest 3 yrs now.

My interests include painting, journaling, writing, recycling old pallets and anything with potential found left at the street. I am also interested in homesteading and living a simpler life.

Nicole's Contact Information:

Blount County: Sue Taylor



Sue Taylor 
Blount County
 

My name is Sue Taylor. My husband, Tim, and I have been home schooling our 3 children for 7 years. We have two sons, 16 and 10, and a 12 year-old daughter. We love hiking, swimming, shooting guns, growing gardens, crafts, music and traveling. We love living in Blount County where things are a little bit slower, people wave a little bit more and families spend a little more time together. We hope to have a great school year making friends with other Blount County families through our events. 

Also, please watch Blount County Homeschoolers on Facebook for updates.  





Sue's Contact Information: 

Mobile: JMG Class

The Jon Archer Center on Schillinger Rd will have a JMG class on the first Wed. of every month @ 9 am. They have a vegetable garden and will be working on a literature fairy garden this year. The first meeting of the school year is on August 1st.

This information is for the 2012/2013 school year.  This information is FYI only and all of the information that we have.  

Online: Math U See Co-op


FYI for Math U See users - they now offer on-line co-op classes for Pre-Algebra level and up.http://www.facebook.com/l/lAQEcSg_e/www.mathusee.com/about-us/online-classes/%232012-2013

Online Co-op Classes
www.mathusee.com

Jump to section Registration About Our Online Co-op Classes Course Materials 2012-2013 School Year...

Vestavia: Homeschool Bowling League

Hello!

My name is Angela and I am the Assistant Manager at Vestavia Bowl. We are going to try and start a Homeschool Bowling League this Fall on Thursday Afternoons at 1:30 pm. This will be a team based league with optional practice sessions on Wednesday afternoons. We will have certified coaches here to help teach the sport of bowling.

We will have 2 different options to choose from:
1) Roll 'N Grow - Bumper Division, Ages 7 & Below
2) USA Bowling - Team format with practice sessions

This will be a short season league with an Awards Party and Luncheon the very last week. We have had great success with our Youth Program on Saturday Mornings and hope we can have success with this as well.

We do have the information for the leagues on our website: http://www.vestaviabowl.com/League_Schedule_2.htm
(Click on "Homeschool Roll 'N Grow" & "Homeschool USA Bowling" for more information)

I hope this is something you will relay to those who are a part of your homeschool group. This is a great way for them to learn the sport of bowling as well as make life long friends.

Please let me know what you think. I look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you,
Angela Nance
Assistant Manager, Vestavia Bowl

Registration Deadline July 27, Auburn: Science Investigations at AU


Science Investigations at Auburn University
Science Investigations provides a meaningful science lab experience for students in grades 7-10 who are homeschooled. The program, held at Auburn University’s main campus is designed to be a learning continuum throughout the school year. The program is comprised of a parent meeting and twelve academic sessions designed to build students’ scientific research and laboratory skills through the development of their own ‘science investigations’. Students will present their science investigation project at their regional, International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF‐affiliated fair), in the spring.
Unlike last year's program, this one will be limited to 12 participants in 7th-8th grades and 12 participants in 9th-10th grades. There is a selective application process which is open to all homeschoolers. The program is intended for students with a significant interest in science who are self-motivated learners and who have time outside of the program hours to commit to the development of their science fair project.    
Who: 7th-8th grade students & 9th-10th grade students

When: 
  • First parent/student introductory meeting, August 15
  • Classes start Aug 22 and run every other Wednesday (except during Nov-Dec holidays) until Feb 27 ~ see Application link below for details
  • The AU science fair will be held on March 7, 2013.

Where: Auburn University science lab
Cost: $150 per student; $125 for additional student in same family


Sign-up Deadline: July 27.
Sign-up Forms:  Follow this link for more details & the registration form ~ 2012-13 SI Application 


If you have any questions about the 7th-10th grade Science Investigations program, please contact Erin Percival with Auburn University: erin.percival@auburn.edu  or call 334-844-7449.