At Some Point In June, We Wrapped Up Our Year
Wow…did I ever FAIL on updating our weekly progress for the 2010-2011 school year!!
You’ll get no excuses from me. In a nutshell, we cranked out the final months of our school year with vigor. I had signed the boys up for summer camp, and since it was slated to begin June 10th, we had to really buckle down to complete the lessons on time. Who says homeschoolers don’t stick to a schedule??
The boys had a blast this summer though. They complained that it was “too much like school” in the beginning, but they quickly got over that idea. Big props to the United Methodist Church in Cape Coral for a great program! This was their first official summer program, and they did a great job.
So here we are…August 8th, 2011. Today was supposed to kick off our new school year, but unfortunately, the boys’ computers aren’t ready yet. So we’ll be starting a week later than public school. The good news is that I have decided to implement a 4-day school week, with Fridays being our ‘Reading Day’. The boys are really on board with this idea. Even if we’re starting a week later than our public school peers, and with the shortened week, we’ll still end around the same time. How is that possible? Easy. We don’t take as many breaks during the school year as the public school does. My boys would drive me, and each other, crazy if they had two weeks off for “winter break”. We take a couple of days before and after Christmas off. We also forgo the ‘spring break’. My boys have no idea what ‘spring break’ is anyway…why disrupt the rhythm and routine?
So, hopefully this time next week I’ll be updating this blog with our first day of school!