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May 26th, 2015

If you are in the Tinley Park area (or even the greater Chicago area), you should know about SELAH.Some of their activities are open to all, and they also have classes and meetings.

Here is some of what they have to offer as a co-op and support group:

SELAH takes full advantage of the greater Chicago
area, which is full of opportunities to experience history and
literature. Our carefully planned Homeschool Field trips that are
subject related and offer students the opportunity to tangibly observe
what they are learning in their courses. Our field trips are open to
ALL homeschool families. We look forward to meeting new families along
the year!

2015-’16 Field Trips: Shakespeare Field Trips on Navy Pier, “The
Nutcracker” Ballet, Chicago Botanical Garden, Little Red School
House Nature Center, Pizza Tour, Children’s Theater, Chicago
Children’s Museum, and so much more in the works!

This coming school year we are offering courses in: Art, Dance,
Fashion & Costuming, Guitar, Leadership & Communication, Martial Arts,
Music Production, Shakespeare, Speech & Debate, Student Government &
Yearbook, Theater, Web Design and Authoring, Youth Band. Also student
film, music and poetry clubs!

Check out SELAH’s website for lots more information.

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Memorial Day events

May 25th, 2015

It’s not too late to add some meaning to your Memorial Day.

Here are some links to local events, and hopefully things will clear up for your afternoon BBQ and picnic plans:

Many ceremonies throughout the area

Cantigny concert

Various Chicago area events, some of these were Saturday/Sunday (like the big Chicago Memorial Day Parade), but there are some ideas you might like to add to your day “off”

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Ballet in Frankfort

May 25th, 2015

Received via email:

Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts, a christian ballet school in Frankfort
IL, would like to offer a once a week, daytime class specifically for
home school families.

The class would be open to ages 9+ and it would
serve as a Physical Education or Fine Art credit for your students’
education.

Ballet 5:8 is a unique organization, with the mission to
share the gospel through the arts. This mission informs the way we
teach, the music we use and the excellence that characterizes our
classes.

We would love to partner with your family by providing a
safe, encouraging environment for your student to grow in their
knowledge and love of dance.

If you are interested in this class and would like more details,
please contact us at info@ballet58.org mailto:info@ballet58.org or
708.329.8773. We would love to hear from you!

Regards,
Julianna Slager

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Online driver’s ed for young adults

May 2nd, 2015
If you are looking for more affordable options for your teens to get their drivers license, keep reading!
In order to qualify the driver must be willing to wait a little bit to get their license, but this might be a great option for a teen that isn’t itching for their license, or a family that can wait a bit. These online courses tend to run around $80 rather than the hundreds that you will shell out for an onsite class.
DRIVER EDUCATION
Adult Driver Education
Adult Driver Applicants
Effective July 1, 2014 Public Act 98-167 requires Illinois driver’s license applicants ages 18, 19, or 20, who have never previously been licensed or completed an approved driver education course, to complete a six hour Adult Driver Education Course.
The Adult Driver Education Course can only be taught by providers certified by the Secretary of State. Courses may be taught in a classroom setting or online, depending on the certification of a provider. Completion of an Adult Driver Education Course from a provider NOT LISTED, will not be accepted.
Upon successful completion of this course a certificate of completion will be provided to you and then you may visit a Secretary of State Driver Services facility to complete your vision, written and road test.
ADULT DRIVER EDUCATION
Provider Listing
Name of Company Website Type Telephone Number
Top Driver http://www.topdriver.com/illinois-adult6hr. Classroom / Online 800-374-8373
Advanced Driving School, Inc. http://www.advanceddrivingschool.org Classroom / Online 618-451-1700
http://www.ilsos.gov/adultdrivered/providerlist
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