24
JAN
2018

This Week

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. Also, consider coming to one of our August Parent/Student Participation Preview meetings. Have a wonderful summer!
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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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21
JUN
2018

Upcoming Parent/Student Participation Preview Meetings

On Aug 6, 21 or 28, please plan to attend one of our 2018-19 Parent/Student Participation Preview meetings: – Thursday, August 16th, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – Tuesday, August 21, 7:00-8:00 p.m. – Tuesday, August 28, 7:00 8:00 p.m. All meetings will be held at the MBC Rock building cafeteria. 8730 Sudley Road, Manassas, Va. Partic
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07
JUN
2018

103 trees are being planted in CHESS’ name

I’m writing to congratulate CHESS on being a TreeRing Green Yearbook School! As you sold 103 yearbooks, we’ll be working with our partner, Trees for the Future, to plant that many trees in your school’s name. And, because of that, you’re also eligible to use our badge on your website. Thanks so much for working with us. We c
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16
FEB
2018

$1000 and $500 scholarships for seniors

Dear CHESS Seniors, CHESS is pleased to announce that we are offering two scholarships for two seniors at CHESS this year! $500 non-renewable scholarship for a student pursuing their career through a mission program, apprenticeship, or vocational school $1,000 non-renewable scholarship for a student pursuing their education through a college or uni
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26
JAN
2018

The Importance Of Rest To Academic Success

by Emily Hauge (former CHESS student now at the College of William and Mary) “If I go to bed right now and fall asleep in the next seven minutes I will get exactly six hours of sleep.” Sound familiar? I know the science. I know that a lack of sleep reduces my cognitive ability enormously, while simultaneously blurring my ability to see the deficit.
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08
JAN
2018

Prepare, Equip, Encourage!

The 2018 High School Symposium is coming Saturday, February 3rd from 9:00 a.m. – 1:45 pm, at Manassas Baptist Church, located at 8800 Sudley Rd, Manassas, VA 20110. The year’s symposium features three sessions: “Charting Your Way through High School for College, Workforce and Military” with Carol Becker “Essential Skills for Successful Teens:
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05
JAN
2018

Graduate returns to encourage

“I came to inspire the students to continue putting into practice the principles they are learning in this class,” said former CHESS student Corrine Wood about her visits to the Effective Writing 9-12 classes. Corrine now attends Liberty University. When she first contacted EW teacher John Jenkins, she said, “I can talk about para
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27
OCT
2017

Winter/Spring Courses at CHESS

Winter/Spring Courses being offered at CHESS Registration open now through January 5th Classes begin in January SAT Verbal Prep, 8 weeks, Mondays, 1:10-2:10, teacher – Theresa Powell SAT Math Prep, 16 weeks, Wednesdays, 9:20-10:20, teacher – Camilla Rivera Career Exploration, 16 weeks, Mondays, 1:10-2:10, teacher – Sandy Boemerman
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27
OCT
2017

CHESS Sep-Oct Newsletter

Read all about it! The Masquerade Ball was an elegant and memorable evening for more than 300 students! DJ, snacking on delicious foods and generally having a “ball” with friends old and new! The dance floor stayed hopping for a solid three hours as students showed off their moves. For a full rundown of the event, plus additional CHESS news, check
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