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Public School Current Events

ShareDr. Stan Wasbin, a Capistrano Unified School District parent, asked the board of trustees Monday, January 7, what their stance was regarding the Fair, Accurate, Inclusive and Respectful Education Act, a 2011 state law that requires public schools to incorporate gay and lesbian history into their social studies curriculums. The district’s next regular textbook adoption …

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It’s easy to start home schooling with the Vine

ShareAre you overwhelmed at the thought of homeschooling, but know your current situation has to change? We take the guess work out of homeschooling. We file the private school affidavit with the State of California. Your responsibility in record keeping with the state is to fill out monthly attendance records in our office. We take …

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More first day photos


Pictures from our first day


First Day of School

ShareWhat an incredible first day of school we’ve had so far. The students were called to start the school day by Scott Schrader this morning, with a shofar horn! (Thanks Scott!) Our verse this year is Nehemiah 4:19-20 19 And I said to the nobles and to the officials and to the rest of the …

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ShareWe had a great time at the back to school bonfire. Mrs. Gates brought extra huge marshmallows, and chocolate chip cookies for the s’mores. We welcomed new friends and re-acquainted with friends not seen all summer.


ShareWe are entering the final phase of summertime.  I don’t know about you, but my family has had a blast this summer.  I have just heard the faint “I think I’m ready for school mom!”. We still have some openings at the Vine for the Fall Semester. We’re located in South Orange County, in Laguna …

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Our Next C.H.A.T.

ShareYour next opportunity to get some great ideas and share your ideas…is coming up soon.  Monday the 21st at 7:00 we will be hosting our next meeting of Creative Home School and Teaching.  This is open to any home schooling parent, bring your questions, bring your solutions, bring your ideas and let’s C.H.A.T. If there …

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Our first “C.H.A.T”

ShareLast week we had our first C.H.A.T time with teachers and parents.  We’ll be having more, and they are open to the home school community at large. A very brief recap follows. We discussed ways to keep our kids engaged during these next couple of months–ideas include, having “study” buddies–going over to a friends house …

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We want to know….

ShareWhat are some of the extra activities your kids do outside of school?  Gymnastics, ballet, ice skating, etc? Are they usually with other home schoolers, or do you do the after school programs? Also include in the comments, something you are looking at participating in, but haven’t signed up for yet.