HCOS Newsletter

September 2020

Welcome to the New School Year at HCOS

We are looking forward to an exciting year ahead at HCOS partnering with you in education and we want to warmly welcome you!

What an intense season we have been through as a community. The need to navigate a pandemic, funding cuts, grow our advocacy, begin fundraising, and then manage a flood of applications has challenged our team to stay focussed on our vision and in unity with our families, to move forward together.

So where are we at now? We are excited about...

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Restoration

Last year our monthly newsletter articles explored each of our school’s Biblical Attributes that we deeply value and that we hope permeate everything that we do. This, of course, does not mean there are not other Biblical Attributes that we believe in and embody but these in particular are the specific focus of our school. We wrote newsletter articles featuring each attribute throughout last year except for the final one: restoration. And what better time in our...

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A Warm Welcome from Learning Groups!

A warm welcome to both our new and returning HCOS families!

We are gearing up for another great year of Learning Groups and have a number of face-to-face opportunities open for applications such as Community Connections, virtual offerings, and almost everything in between. There are some great Learning Camp opportunities such as the Scripture Memory Challenge, Kayaking, Woodworking, Voices for Girls, Book Clubs, Second Language, Paragraph and Essay Writing, Co-ops...

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Trust The Process

Many of us are new to home education, especially this year given the *ahem* unique circumstances of our world currently. But for all of us who started homeschooling, no matter when or why, there is always some trepidation. For my wife and I, that included overcoming some previously-made statements that included the phrase, “over my dead body”!

Yet here we are some 15 years later having graduated our two oldest children from HCOS (one of whom went directly into a...

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The Truth About Fundraising

Well, that was quite the summer, wasn’t it? How are you all feeling? Rested? Exhausted?  Anxious? Hopeful? Excited?

If you are new to Heritage this year, a warm welcome! If you are returning, it’s lovely to have you back. There probably has never been a better time to home educate.

My name is Chantelle Olsson-Chang and I am so excited to be the Donor Relations Facilitator for HCOS. I have been homeschooling my children since my eldest was in kindie, and she’s in...

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