We’re enrolled! #StingersUp

Kid #2 is enrolled! We spent the day in Emporia, getting things ready to go for fall 2022. Zach will be rooming with three other boys from his high school, and they were all there too. We made sure we had all our paperwork done, ate breakfast and played a few online texting games. Can … Continue reading We’re enrolled! #StingersUp

School things to do before the holidays

Volunteer hours As the semester is winding down before the holidays, there are a few things Kid #2 must do before it ends. Part of the requirement to be in National Honor Society is to complete 10 hours of volunteer service before the semester is over. Zach had about 8 hours to go... 😐 So... … Continue reading School things to do before the holidays

Adam’s engineering presentation

For Adam's Engineering & Design class, they split into groups and work on a semester-long project. Each group chooses  a "real" engineering problem, create a solution and present it to a group of judges. Adam and his partner chose something soccer related. Above is one of the slides from their presentation. It's a watch-like device … Continue reading Adam’s engineering presentation

College visit #1 – University of Tulsa

The boys had a week off for Thanksgiving so we scheduled our first college visit for Adam.  Monday evening we headed south to the University of Tulsa. The university has a good electrical engineering program. We received a one-on-one tour with a student (they match you up with someone with similar interests - our tour … Continue reading College visit #1 – University of Tulsa

High School is the New College

At our school district, it's encouraged that 8th graders complete a study plan while enrolling in their freshman year in high school. This maps out their course of study, and ensures they will graduate with all the credits they need for a high school diploma. In other words, as a 14-year-old, they are asked to … Continue reading High School is the New College