Summer Edition Inspiring News

Weekly Newsletter with Karmen & Rachel

August 2019

This is our last Summer edition of Inspiring News. The countdown to back to school has officially started! Inspire's first day of school is just around the corner on August 20.

Be sure to check out our Save the Date section below. We have dates for Picture Days, Parents Night Out, and Park Days! We hope you can join us in building our San Diego Inspire community in the 2019/2020 school year.

Enjoy the last few weeks of your summer!

Planners are Coming!

Inspire is excited to announce we will be providing school planners again this year! You will receive the following from your Inspire Homeschool Teacher (HST) at your first in-person meeting of the school year:

- One planner per student

- One parent planner per family

We listened to the feedback we received last year and did our best to incorporate the specific customizations families requested! Take a look at these new features:

Student Planner Features Include:

- I CAN Checklists for grades TK-8 for Math, English Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies

- Full size High School planner

- Uniform weekday matrix layout for grades 1-12

- Field trip log

- Book log

- Stickers

Parent Planner Features Include:

- Full size planner

- Multiple boxes on each day of the week with space to write your students’ names to help organize assignments by student

- Learning Period dates

- Note pages

- Field trip log

- Book log

- Stickers

Save The Date Information

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Community Connections with Inspire!

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California Homeschool Parent Association

Dear families,

We have exciting news! Membership for the 2019-2020 school year is now open to join the California Homeschool Parent Association (CHPA). This is Inspire’s new, non-profit Parent Organization!

If you join before July 19th you will be able to also participate in the elections for the 2019-2020 Statewide Executive Board officers and 10 Regional Community Councils. You will also be able to nominate yourself or someone else for the positions. Read the FAQ’s below to find out more. Elections will be held at the end of July so we want to make sure everyone has a chance to join now!


The CHPA Founders

6th Grade Camp for the 2019/2020 School Year

If you have a student interested in 6th Grade Camp for next year, please save the dates of January 6-10, 2020, and be on the look out for all of the details and sign up information towards the beginning of the school year.

In the meantime, if you are interested in attending the camp's open house event, that will be coming up in September. Please see the flyer below for all of the details.

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Inspiring Parents

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Different topics covered weekly.

New to homeschooling? Or maybe you want to hear from other homeschoolers to learn some tips? Join us each Monday for Inspiring Parents - Live @ 5 in July and August by clicking on this Zoom Link:

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Summer in San Diego

Summer Movies in the Park

Click on the picture to the right to see the schedule of movies for the summer.

Food Truck Fridays are back!

Going on every Friday now through September 27 in Balboa Park! Click on the picture to the left for all the details.

Free Summer Concerts in the Park

Click the picture to the right for all the details! This website provides links to the free summer concerts taking place throughout the San Diego County! Find the one nearest to you.

Lending Library News

Join the FUN at your Lending Library!!

Click HERE to see the Lending Library Newsletter for upcoming activities.


Karmen & Rachel

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