Home Schoolers

I love home schoolers.  I love the way they approach life.  Sure, I’ve been the one heard saying things like, “homeschool = doesn’t play well with others”, or “home schoolers have no class”, or “my dad can beat up your principal (dad)”.  Part of the reason I make fun of home schoolers is because I am jealous.  Here’s the scenario:  sleep in till noon, roll out into the kitchen in your jammies, pop in a DVD about world history, have your mom give you a test while eating lunch, chat with other home schoolers in an “educational” chat room, then go outside and play soccer (that would be phys-ed).  Heck yeah, I’m jealous.  That wasn’t what school looked like for me.

For all that I say about home schoolers I truly love them.  From all of my experiences with the many home school students that we have at Impact they are some of the most creative, artistic, fun to be around kids.  Yesterday we had four home school students helping us out with a large mailing that we are getting ready to send out.  The job that they had was to place shipping labels onto 18″ mailing triangle tubes.  The problem that they faced was, “What do we do with 800 shipping tubes once the labels are placed on them?”  Well, they may not have had a teacher yesterday as they helped us but they still attended class.  In the short time that it took them to complete their task (home schoolers are also very hard workers) they had completed completed assignments in ART, CREATIVE WRITING, ARCHITECTURE, GEOMETRY, and PHYSICS.  The one class that they could still use some help in would be spelling…

Julia, Laura, Tyler & Abbie.  You truly do RAWK!  Thanks for all of your help yesterday.

10 responses to this post.

  1. It is not often that we come across people who are jealous and love homeschoolers at the same time. Thank you. 🙂


  2. Posted by revkevgcc on September 7, 2008 at 8:56 pm

    @Linda – parents/teachers whatever your title, yes you are gifted!

    @Mary – absolutely! I’ll pass the word onto Louise to give them a call the next time a project comes up.

    @Laura – always fun when you put a bunch of home schoolers in a room and leave them unattended…

    @Tyler – ummm, yeah. What you said…


  3. Posted by tyler on September 6, 2008 at 11:25 pm

    you forgot to mention how attractive most home schoolers are… for reference see the picture of the blonde kid in the red sox hat


  4. Posted by Laura on September 6, 2008 at 3:49 pm

    haha, that was so much fun! ..but what everyone wont get to see is use moving them back into the other room and clean up hahaha. had a great time though! thanks PK for blogging on this =)


  5. Posted by Mary Haas on September 6, 2008 at 3:28 pm

    Yes, homeschoolers rawk. Max and Tye would have loved to help out since they, too ,are homeschoolers.


  6. Posted by Linda on September 6, 2008 at 12:58 pm

    Totally agree with all that you have said, Rev Kev.
    And yes, Anne, their parents truly ARE brilliant and gifted (especially with these young adults!)!


  7. Posted by revkevgcc on September 6, 2008 at 10:43 am

    @Maggs – yeah they do kinda rock…

    @Julia – I will take you up on that offer many times! Thanks again.

    @Anne – said the school headmaster (mom)


  8. Posted by Anne on September 6, 2008 at 10:16 am

    These kids ARE amazing! Their parents must be truly brilliant and gifted.


  9. hahaha omg thanks for posting this on your blog P.K!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! we had so much fun! have us help anytime!!! we love helping the church and having a great fun time!!!


  10. Posted by Muddled Maggs on September 6, 2008 at 10:12 am

    These home schoolers truly do rock! Thanks for your hard work guys! And thanks for giving them a much deserved boost, Pastor Kevin!


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