December 4, 2019

1.  We heard… …that there is a homeschooled-fueled alternative to Groundhog Day! For several years, three homeschooled brothers from Eastford, Connecticut have been running an event in their small town 20 minutes south of Sturbridge, Massachusetts. At 7:30...

November 20, 2019

1.  Local living nativity sites this Christmas season We have just become aware of two Living Nativities – one in Acton and the other in Grosvenordale, Connecticut. Here are links with more information: https://facebook.com/events/453906528887440/?ti=cl Walk...

November 6, 2019

1.  Field trip idea: Historic New England Thanksgiving is right around the corner, a time when many of us start thinking about our region’s history and cultural heritage. Check out homeschool programs at Historic New England for group field trips, or plan a...

October 9, 2019

1.  Big changes in Box Tops* Box Tops for Education is in the process of changing over to a totally new system: from low-tech (scissors) to high-tech (phone app). In a nutshell, this is what you’ll do: 1. Download the Box Tops app to a smartphone, designating...

May 8, 2019

1. YOUR opinions NEEDED Did you attend this year’s convention? MassHOPE desires to serve the homeschooling community, but we can’t read your mind. We need your feedback! Let us know what you think, what you need, maybe even what you can do to help. If you...