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November
TueNov 0 1

1st Tuesday PAC Meeting

Join us for encouragement and to share your IDEAs.  IDEA was developed and continues as a program “By Homeschoolers For Homeschoolers” because of our parent input.   On Tuesday, September 6th we invite you to come to the meeting @ 1:30 PM. Most meetings last one hour.

And please remember to plan to attend the Welcome and Welcome Back Great Start Potluck

Questions? Email Stephanie.Forester@ideafamilies.org or Sally.Javier@ideafamilies.org.

WedNov 0 2

Family Math Support

IDEA Families are welcome to drop by the IDEA Anchorage office to discuss math work or share math work –  whether challenged or gifted in math!   Click here to log on to the family side of the IDEA website and learn more!

 

WedNov 0 2

K-12 Chess Club

The popular K-12 Informal Chess Club returns this year.  It’s a great family time!  Look for sign up information to be posted mid-August.

ThuNov 0 3

Cancelled Financial Reality Fair

This event was cancelled due to heavy snowfall road conditions. We are looking at rescheduling soon!   Please check your Monday IDEA News and this calendar, the Region A Private Facebook group or the family side of the IDEA website for more updates.  Thank you.

IDEA high school students have the opportunity to practice in a reality situation living within a budget.  This annual event has become a favorite.  Mark Your Calendar and plan to attend at the IDEA Anchorage Office.  Please log on to the family side of the IDEA website to get all the details and sign up.

FriNov 0 4

Teen Night

IDEA Teen Night. First Friday of every month. This is a great time for teens to visit, play games and enjoy gathering.  Parents are welcome to hang out. For each Friday, at least two parents must commit to staying on site. (There will be sign-up sheet so that parents can take at least one turn assisting the Contact Teacher coordinating the event).  Click here to log on to the IDEA side of the website and see flyer for more details about meet up! 

FriNov 0 4

Gr 6-8 Academic Pentathlon Study Group

Join us at the Anchorage IDEA office at 1:00 PM for the Gr 6-8 Academic Pentathlon Study Group.  The group is still getting started so you will enjoy participating. There are also ways to network in through TEAMS as well as participate if you study on your own. See flyer on the family side of the IDEA website.

To learn more about IDEA  Pentathlon, please click here to log on to the family side of the IDEA website.

 

FriNov 0 4

High School Academic Decathlon Study Group

IDEA’s High School Academic Decathlon Study group has unique opportunity for scholarships and comradery. The study group meets weekly in person at the Anchorage IDEA office. Also some members log in via TEAMS and some study on their own at home and meet for fewer study sessions. See the flyer below to learn more.

See Academic Decathlon2022-23 info flyer

MonNov 0 7

IDEA Statewide In-Service - Office Closed

IDEA’s Statewide In-Service is an opportunity for your staff to learn from one another and our administrators and experts brought in for training.  Your Contact Teachers, Resource Librarian, Technicians, the Receptionist and Field Rep  – All IDEA staff –  will be away from the office for one week from November 7th – 11th.  Phone and email responses from staff will resume on November 14th.  Thank you for choosing IDEA and for your patience in awaiting a response to emails.

 

MonNov 0 7

Gr. 9-12 Power of the Pen Club (Registrants Only)

Registration is open for IDEA High School Students.

Join the Power of the Pen Club. Mondays from 2:00 to 3:30 PM

Fall Session September 12th to November 21st.

Click here for more details  and sign up information by logging into the family side of the IDEA website. 

TueNov 0 8

IDEA Statewide In-Service - Office Closed

IDEA’s Statewide In-Service is an opportunity for your staff to learn from one another and our administrators and experts brought in for training.  Your Contact Teachers, Resource Librarian, Technicians, the Receptionist and Field Rep  – All IDEA staff –  will be away from the office for one week from November 7th – 11th.  Phone and email responses from staff will resume on November 14th.  Thank you for choosing IDEA and for your patience in awaiting a response to emails.

 

WedNov 0 9

K-12 Chess Club

The popular K-12 Informal Chess Club returns this year.  It’s a great family time!  Look for sign up information to be posted mid-August.

WedNov 0 9

IDEA Statewide In-Service - Office Closed

IDEA’s Statewide In-Service is an opportunity for your staff to learn from one another and our administrators and experts brought in for training.  Your Contact Teachers, Resource Librarian, Technicians, the Receptionist and Field Rep  – All IDEA staff –  will be away from the office for one week from November 7th – 11th.  Phone and email responses from staff will resume on November 14th.  Thank you for choosing IDEA and for your patience in awaiting a response to emails.

 

ThuNov 1 0

IDEA Statewide In-Service - Office Closed

IDEA’s Statewide In-Service is an opportunity for your staff to learn from one another and our administrators and experts brought in for training.  Your Contact Teachers, Resource Librarian, Technicians, the Receptionist and Field Rep  – All IDEA staff –  will be away from the office for one week from November 7th – 11th.  Phone and email responses from staff will resume on November 14th.  Thank you for choosing IDEA and for your patience in awaiting a response to emails.

 

FriNov 1 1

High School Academic Decathlon Study Group

IDEA’s High School Academic Decathlon Study group has unique opportunity for scholarships and comradery. The study group meets weekly in person at the Anchorage IDEA office. Also some members log in via TEAMS and some study on their own at home and meet for fewer study sessions. See the flyer below to learn more.

See Academic Decathlon2022-23 info flyer

FriNov 1 1

IDEA Statewide In-Service - Office Closed

IDEA’s Statewide In-Service is an opportunity for your staff to learn from one another and our administrators and experts brought in for training.  Your Contact Teachers, Resource Librarian, Technicians, the Receptionist and Field Rep  – All IDEA staff –  will be away from the office for one week from November 7th – 11th.  Phone and email responses from staff will resume on November 14th.  Thank you for choosing IDEA and for your patience in awaiting a response to emails.

 

MonNov 1 4

Gr. 9-12 Power of the Pen Club (Registrants Only)

Registration is open for IDEA High School Students.

Join the Power of the Pen Club. Mondays from 2:00 to 3:30 PM

Fall Session September 12th to November 21st.

Click here for more details  and sign up information by logging into the family side of the IDEA website. 

MonNov 1 4

PreK-5 2nd Monday Book Worms

Book Worms  (Story Time and Literacy)  on the 2nd Monday of every month from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.  Click here to log on to the family side of the IDEA website to get all details and sign up for the November 14th event! 

 

MonNov 1 4

General Orientation Meeting

  • General Orientations
    All meetings are at the Anchorage IDEA Office, 670 West Fireweed Lane.  New families  and families who have missed a General Orientation are encouraged to attend a General Orientation. You’ll meet other homeschoolers and we’ll cover how to use many of the resources available to you! This will $ave you time and money!  Some families enjoying attending a General Orientation as a refresher and you are always welcome!!

    Sign up by clicking here  and plan to attend a General Orientation at the IDEA Anchorage Office on Monday 11/14/22 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM

TueNov 1 5

K-5 Art Club (3rd Tuesday)

IDEA Art Club is back! Each month, we will open enrollment for a new class set for the third Tuesday of the month!)  Sign up for Septembers class now as seats are limited.

K-5 Art Club will meet from 10:30 to 11:45 am on the 3rd Tuesday of the month beginning Sept 20th and running thru April

High School Art Club will meet on 3rd Tuesday’s from 12:45-2:00 pm

Click here to log on to the family side of the IDEA website to learn more and sign up!

TueNov 1 5

Gr 6 to 12 Art Club (3rd Tuesday)

IDEA Art Club is back!  Each month, families will sign up for the class held on that month’s 3rd Tuesday.  Sign up now for the class on 9/20/22 as seats are limited!

Grade 6 to 12 Art Club will meet on 3rd Tuesday’s from 1:00 to 2:15 PM except October.  On Tuesday, October 18th,  the IDEA High School Specialist will be holding workshops.

K-5 Art Club will meet from 10:30 to 11:45 am on the 3rd Tuesday of the month beginning Sept 20th and running thru April

Click here to log on to the family side of the IDEA website to learn more and sign up! 

TueNov 1 5

Parent Night Out - Painting

It’s time for some adulting and a fun craft!  Read more in your Monday IDEA News, in the Region A Private Facebook group or by logging on to the family side of the IDEA website and sign up!

WedNov 1 6

Family Math Support

IDEA Families are welcome to drop by the IDEA Anchorage office to discuss math work or share math work –  whether challenged or gifted in math!   Click here to log on to the family side of the IDEA website and learn more!

 

WedNov 1 6

K-12 Chess Club

The popular K-12 Informal Chess Club returns this year.  It’s a great family time!  Look for sign up information to be posted mid-August.

WedNov 1 6

Family: Wandering Wednesdays Hiking Club

Wandering Wednesdays was weekly during the summer but will continue during the winter once a month.  Families will meet with IDEA and iGrad Staff at various trailheads in the Anchorage Area on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Every month except December. Please watch your Monday email or log in and sign up so that you get the latest details for each month!

Check your IDEA email or click here to visit the family side of the IDEA website to read more and sign up.

ThuNov 1 7

Family Fun Game Day @ IDEA

This Thursday event will be fun for all. Plan to join us. Bring your favorite game and we’ll bring ours!!  Click here to log on to the family side of the IDEA website and sign up!.

FriNov 1 8

Gr 6-8 Academic Pentathlon Study Group

Join us at the Anchorage IDEA office at 1:00 PM for the Gr 6-8 Academic Pentathlon Study Group.  The group is still getting started so you will enjoy participating. There are also ways to network in through TEAMS as well as participate if you study on your own. See flyer on the family side of the IDEA website.

To learn more about IDEA  Pentathlon, please click here to log on to the family side of the IDEA website.

 

FriNov 1 8

High School Academic Decathlon Study Group

IDEA’s High School Academic Decathlon Study group has unique opportunity for scholarships and comradery. The study group meets weekly in person at the Anchorage IDEA office. Also some members log in via TEAMS and some study on their own at home and meet for fewer study sessions. See the flyer below to learn more.

See Academic Decathlon2022-23 info flyer

FriNov 1 8

Gr. 7-12 Country Western Dance

Gr. 7-12 IDEA Students and their Gr. 7-12 Guests are invited a Country Western Dance.  For all details, check IDEA Monday News, the Region A Private Facebook or log on to the family side of the IDEA website.

MonNov 2 1

Gr 3-9 MAP Growth Assessements

Please check your IDEA Monday News, the Region A Private Facebook group or log on to the family side of the IDEA website  to read all details on the IDEA website for this assessment that is available to Grade 3-9 IDEA students.   Participants will need to log in on the date of testing at 12:45 pm using codes sent to them.

TueNov 2 2

K-6 Fireweed Club

Join IDEA Staff to learn about the Fireweed Club and their meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 2:00 to 3:00 PM.

More details and sign up information in your Monday News or click here to log on to the family side of the IDEA Website and sign up!

TueNov 2 2

Gr k -12 NYO

Save the dates and plan to learn more about the philosophy and skills of the Native Youth Olympics.  Great for Alaska studies. Great for PE! Join the fun and participate in the games! Will meet at IDEA Anchorage office on 2nd and 4th Tuesday until the state games in February and April

Check your IDEA Monday News, or click here to log on to the IDEA Website and learn more.

ThuNov 2 4

Thanksgiving Holiday - Office Closed

At IDEA, we are grateful for the opportunity to support you in the education of your children.  We hope you’ll enjoy this Thanksgiving season.

The IDEA Staff

FriNov 2 5

Thanksgiving Holiday - Office Closed

At IDEA, we are grateful for the opportunity to support you in the education of your children.  We hope you’ll enjoy this Thanksgiving season.

The IDEA Staff

MonNov 2 8

General Orientation Meeting

  • General Orientations
    All meetings are at the Anchorage IDEA Office, 670 West Fireweed Lane.  New families and families who have missed a General Orientation are encouraged to attend a General Orientation. You’ll meet other homeschoolers and we’ll cover how to use many of the resources available to you! This will $ave you time and money!  Some families enjoying attending a General Orientation as a refresher and you are always welcome!!Sign up by clicking here and plan to attend a General Orientation at the IDEA Anchorage Office on Monday 11/28/22 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM
TueNov 2 9

Usborne Book Fair wIDEA

Save the Dates!!

Anchorage Rep for Usborne will be at the Anchorage office with books to peruse on November 29th and 30th.    Since she is an IDEA vendor, you can purchase using allotment. More details to follow closer to the event.

WedNov 3 0

Family Math Support

IDEA Families are welcome to drop by the IDEA Anchorage office to discuss math work or share math work –  whether challenged or gifted in math!   Click here to log on to the family side of the IDEA website and learn more!

 

WedNov 3 0

K-12 Chess Club

The popular K-12 Informal Chess Club returns this year.  It’s a great family time!  Look for sign up information to be posted mid-August.

WedNov 3 0

Usborne Book Fair wIDEA

Save the Dates!!

Anchorage Rep for Usborne will be at the Anchorage office with books to peruse on November 29th and 30th.    Since she is an IDEA vendor, you can purchase using allotment. More details to follow closer to the event.