15
JAN
2019

Transcripts and Vision Symposium – January 26th

Come Join CHESS for a Morning of Encouragement and Equipping! Join other homeschooling parents for inspirational training packed with tools to simplify the transition to college and the future. All are welcome! Featuring: Janice Campbell, Author, Educator, and Speaker Click here to learn more about Janice Campbell Saturday, January 26 from 8:30 a.m
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07
DEC
2018

The science behind a change in mindset

by Emily Hauge, former CHESS student and graduate of the College of William and Mary I’ll be the first to admit — sometimes the study of neuroscience does more to drain my brain than to enlighten me about its inner workings. Take “priming” for instance — the phenomenon by which our environment shapes our behavior, even unbeknownst to us…. it
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06
DEC
2018

January 26 high school symposium

On Saturday, January 26 from 8:30am–12pm, come join CHESS for a morning of encouragement and equipping! Meet Janice Campbell, author of “Transcripts Made Easy” for a morning of inspirational training packed with tools to simplify the transition to college and the future. Get all the details right here! Register here.
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23
NOV
2018

Yes! You can impact classes for 2019/2020.

December 16th is the last day to submit your surveys and be included in a prize drawing. CHESS wants to get your feedback as we plan for the coming year. Currently registered families are encouraged to complete this general survey, https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RRXPR6L, or course specific survey, https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RBG57ZL. Your feedba
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19
OCT
2018

New Classes for Winter/Spring Semester

Registration open through January 7th for new Winter/Spring semester classes at CHESS, meeting for 16 weeks starting in January. An updated Class Schedule is also available under the Courses tab. P.E. 4-6 with GamePoint Athletics CHESS is pleased to be hosting this program run by GamePoint Athletics Mondays, 1:10-2:10, Grades 4-6 P.E. 7-9 with Game
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10
SEP
2018

CHESS students published on Amazon

Six students from the Master StoryTeller class of 2017-18, welcome you to explore their year of writing short story fiction. A fan-favorite sword fight. A realistic and compelling story based on research. A 100-word contest. Fantasy and sci-fi. Atmospheric experiments with tone and mood. A collaborative story planned and written based on a group, 3
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06
AUG
2018

PE Classes and Did You Know Highlights

Did you know? We are excited to be offering two P.E. courses at CHESS run by GamePoint Athletics. Younger students in grades 4-6th can now be a part of the CHESS community. 7-9th graders will also have an opportunity to participate in both fall and spring P.E. courses. Registration for fall semester P.E. is open until August 30th. Did you know? Mr.
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25
JUL
2018

This Week

Holiday schedule: Classes will meet Monday, December 17th, then no classes meet until we resume on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019. Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year! Questions about the 2018/19 school year at CHESS? Please feel free to contact our staff or teachers if you have questions about the CHESS program or individual classes.  
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17
JUL
2018

CHESS v NOVA cost comparison

At CHESS you save money, but that’s not all. Homeschooling parents of older teens have a decision to make: continue with high school classes or enroll their students at community college through dual enrollment. When high school students dual enroll, they can simultaneously earn high school and college credit. And, on the surface, dual enrollment a
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08
JUN
2018

$1000 scholarship winner Michael Brokate

Congratulations to Michael Brokate who won the $1,000 senior scholarship. Michael will be attending Regent University in Virginia Beach with four other outstanding CHESS grads. Seniors, it’s not to early to starting thinking about CHESS’s scholarships for 2018-19.  Look for updates coming this fall. Below are the details from last year.
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