Welcome to Inspire!

2019-2020

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Meet your Homeschool Teacher (HST)

Hello and Welcome! My name is Katie Bock and I am so excited about the upcoming 19-20 school year! Welcome back to those of you I have worked with already, and welcome to those of you who are new to my class. I am looking forward to supporting you on your homeschooling journey.

Please also add my e-mail address to your contacts so that my messages are sure to reach you! In the meantime, it’s time to start thinking about the 19-20 school year with us. I have included LOTS of information for you below. During our welcome call, we will review some of these items and I will answer any questions you may have. I am so excited about the upcoming year with you! Please feel free to reach out at any time with questions or concerns!

Inspireschools.org

Click here to visit the school website.

Highschool

Inspire has a thriving high school department. We give you and your students many options including online and textbook options, as well as the ability to create your own curriculum or use the curriculum of your choice. Please reach out for more information on our high school program.
High School Website

Click here to visit the Inspire High School Website

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY PARENT RESOURCE SITE

Click here to visit the Parent Resource Site. You will find a lot of helpful information there!

School Calendar

Here is our school calendar!

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Monthly To-Do List

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2019-2020 School Year- Enrichment Adventures Update

The Enrichment Adventures (EA) is an optional program where students can meet in person once a week. They will be grouped by grade level and be with the same students and EA teacher for the duration of the year. This is geared toward socialization and cooperative learning, but also academic!


We know many of you are anxiously awaiting to enroll for the Enrichment Adventures program for the 2019-20 school year. We are excited to announce that we have been working on a new registration process and system that will be more streamlined. We are currently finalizing the system and getting ready to roll it out. Enrichment Adventures registration will open in May.


Each student who enrolls in the Enrichment Adventures program for the 2019-20 school year will have a fee of $125 per semester deducted from their funds for their participation in the Enrichment Adventures program. These deducted funds will go directly toward funding our amazing Enrichment Adventures teaching staff. The Enrichment Adventures teachers go above and beyond in their efforts to create a wonderful classroom experience for their students. This small deduction from student funds will help to compensate them for their time and dedication to this program.


Further details regarding exact Enrichment Adventures locations and registration for the 2019-20 school year will be shared in the coming weeks.

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Instructional Funds

Instructional Funds Information

- What are instructional funds?

- What can instructional funds be used for?

- What is consumable and non consumable?

- Instructional Funds FAQs

- Instructional Funds Schedule

Inspiration Station Website

Enrichment Ordering, Lending Library, Field Trips!

Technology Orders

Please visit the Tech Centre for all technology purchases. Tech Centre requests are made/accepted year-round.


Please be aware that all non-consumable items are the property of Inspire Charter Schools. If you decide to withdraw from Inspire for any reason, items are due upon the commencement of the checkout process.

Online Subscription Package

Each student will have the option of choosing 5 online subscriptions from the list below for FREE OR receive $400 in additional funding.

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I Can Statements

The “I Can How to Guide” document will show how you can use “I Can Statements” to help your child and ensure that they are on track for their grade level. These guides are here to help you if you need direction, or if you merely want to see what other students at the same grade level are learning throughout the year. If you would like to check off the standards you complete with your child, fantastic. If you don’t, that's great too. I am merely presenting you with an awesome tool that could help further your homeschooling goals. This information will be sent at the beginning of the year.

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Subscription Boxes

Subscription boxes are a wonderful way to supplement your student's curriculum.

There are a lot of great subscription boxes, and no time to list them all. I like to go to this site, Hello Subscription to look at the many different boxes they have. Just search for age and type of box, then have fun comparing them.

Here is a list of some of our favorites:



Educational boxes

Kiwi crate 5-8 with STEM projects,

Doodle Crate 9-16 with creative art crafts, and

Tinker Crate 9-16 with STEM projects

Green Kid Crafts Eco-friendly discovery boxes, Ages 3-10
Groovy Lab in a Box STEAM activities for ages 8 & up.
DIYhappy kits ages 3-11.
Magic School Bus Science Club

Little Passports a global adventure for your kids.

Early Explorers ages 3-5

World edition ages 6-10

USA edition ages 7-12

Cultured Owl
Junior Explorers ages 5-11.
Bramble box
Brainy Kit a Montessori subscription box for ages 4-9,
Pley rent educational toys like legos, k'nex, and vtech and electronic toys like drones and robots. Ages 4-12.

Girls Can! Crate introduces kids to fearless women who have changed the world!

Food and Cooking boxes
Raddish kids a cooking club for kids ages 4 and up, (no food included)
Kidstir fun cooking kit each month includes recipes, tools and additional items. (no food included)

Books and Literature
Ivy Kids for kids ages 3-8. Excellent bang for your buck!
GiftLit a unique book a month subscription ages range from baby to adult.

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I know that this is going to be a GREAT school year!!

I am only a text, call, or email away. Please reach out with any question you may have. No question is too small! I am so excited to be part of your homeschooling journey every step of the way.