11
JUL
2016

2016 Graduating Class

The 2016 CHESS Graduation was held on Saturday, May 28th at the Centreville Baptist Church. The ceremony honored 14 graduating seniors, and over 200 friends and family came out to celebrate this noteworthy milestone. The students chose Philippians 1:6 as their graduation theme: “…being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will ca
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06
MAY
2016

College and career focus

For the 2016-17 school year, CHESS is offering a wide variety of courses, all of which effectively equip students for college and life. See our course catalog for the complete list of all our courses. Here are some highlights: Career Photography – The art of photography through the lens of a business Journalism 101 – Learn professional
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06
MAY
2016

New and returning classes

CHESS is excited to offer 10 new or returning courses for September. Check out the details in our course catalog. Beginning Literary Analysis Career Exploration and Job Search Skills Career Photography Choir IMHO or In my humble opinion – Logic Journalism 101 Mastering Microsoft Essentials Science Fundamentals Through Art Work and Prosperity: Intro
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02
MAY
2016

Announcing 2016-17 registration dates

CHESS is excited to be offering 50+ courses for homeschoolers for the 2016-17 school year! Classes include a college and career emphasis plus six science course options, new courses unique to CHESS and many returning favorites. Registration opens: May 11 at 9:00 a.m. for returning families May 18th t 9:00 a.m. for new families.
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09
APR
2016

2016-17 Course Catalog

Please check out our newly published 2016-2017 Course Catalog for an exciting year of both familiar and new classes.  
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06
NOV
2015

Don’t Lose Your Cool

Laura Ottaviano wrote a short article that I believe you will find encouraging.  The article was written to those who work with teens and kids in Christian ministry, but she the great advice she offers is applicable to any adult who interacts with young people. “As an experienced youth and children’s pastor, I sometimes worried if the student
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27
OCT
2015

Student art, poetry and prose

If you haven’t ventured into the Students tab with all of it’s great samples of student art, poetry and prose – and our recent addition of student scholarships section – why not take a stroll and enjoy a few creative and uplifting moments to enliven your day.
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17
OCT
2015

It’s the second year for the CHESS national homeschool honor society

Did you know CHESS hosts a chapter of Eta Sigma Alpha National Homeschool Honor Society? Click here and check it out!  
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17
OCT
2015

Student scholarships, universities and colleges

Congratulations students! Click on any link for a picture. Samuel Lillemo received the Dean’s Scholarship at Regent University College of Arts and Sciences for the 2015-2016 school year. Corinne Wood was awarded the Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship at Liberty University, which covers four years of her tuition.  Corinne was also the 2015
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13
JUL
2015

2015 Graduation

On June 6th, the class of 2015 celebrated their graduation amid a tremendous turnout and great support from parents, family and friends. Two student graduates, Samuel Lillemo and Daniel Glenn, spoke during the ceremony. Prayer and presentation of the graduates was led by Mr. Stan Stone, Headmaster of First Christian Academy. Personal touches in the
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