Southern Pines businesswoman to attend national forum in D.C.

Leigh Bortins

Leigh Bortins

Leigh and Rob Bortins, founders and owners of Classical Conversations, Inc., in Southern Pines, will be attending the 2019 Christian Employers Alliance CEO and Owner Forum in Washington, D.C., next month.

The forum will be held Nov. 4-5, and scheduled events include a business briefing with White House staff at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Nov. 4, followed by dinner at the City Club of Washington and a daylong meeting Nov. 5 at The Heritage Foundation. The Heritage Foundation is the leading conservative think tank in the country.

CC offers inexpensive dual enrollment to Challenge students

Southern Pines, NC—Classical Conversations programs are beginning again. And maybe you are torn between keeping your student in Challenge III or IV and receiving the full benefit of a CC education or having them dual-enroll in college classes to get a head start on their college education and save some money. The answer is that you don’t have to choose! Your student can continue in Challenge III and IV—AND get college credit—through the Classical Conversations Plus program.

Classical Conversations serves California family well

Woo Family

Woo Family

 

Julieta Woo says she has never won a drawing or a contest in her life, so she was surprised to learn there was a drawing for the recent Challenge Graduates Survey for Parents and Students and doubly surprised that she had  won the drawing and the $300 prize.

CC student is runner-up to Miss Teen South Carolina

Julia Herrin

 

What’s the accepted stereotype of a homeschooled young woman? Painfully shy, bookish, given to classical music. Five years ago Julia Herrin certainly fit that stereotype to a T. But that young woman was nowhere in sight June 29 as Julia was named first runner-up for Miss South Carolina Teen.

National Memory Master competition planned for cruise ship

Every child dreams of being the best of the best—being Tom Brady or Steph Curry or Christian Pulisic—so for those Classical Conversations students who have earned the title of Memory Master over the past few years, you can now dream of becoming the best of the best, the one and only National Memory Master!

National Number Knockout will crown 2019 champ May 1

The 2019 National Number Knockout (N2K) competition is gearing up to return to the high seas this May. Sixteen finalists from across the nation will compete for the title of 2019 N2K National Champion and a $10,000 cash prize onboard the Carnival cruise ship Victory on May 1.

Homeschooling lessons learned from Google employment research

Many parents in America and throughout the rest of the world believe that the key to career success for their children is a steady focus on the hard sciences: Science, technology, engineering and mathematics—STEM. Now, research coming from one of the world’s most STEM-centric corporations—Google—is indicating that soft skills may be every bit as important to the success of an employee.

Classical Conversations® supports National School Choice Week

Southern Pines, North Carolina — National School Choice Week, Jan. 21-27, has rapidly become the world’s largest education-related public awareness effort.

Sponsored by Homeschool Now USA, National School Choice Week has grown from 150 events in 2011 to over 21,000 in 2017, according to Andrew Campanella, president of National School Choice Week. He is expecting more than 32,000 separate events later this month in all 50 states and a dozen foreign countries.

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