MHA News and Updates'S ARCHIVE

  • by Leslie Kleppe, MHA Board member and convention committee member I love homeschool conventions.  In fact, you might call me a homeschool convention junkie.  I’ve been to MACHE and the Great Homeschool Conventions a handful of times in recent years.  For the Great Homeschool Convention, I packed up my family in the car and drove […]

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  • We’d like to welcome our newest board member, Jenn Newman. Jenn lives in Minneapolis, and has homeschooled for two years. She’s the parent of three children, ages 10, 9 and 4 (almost 5). The ability to make an impact from behind the scenes drew her to MHA as a board volunteer. “Helping out MHA I […]

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  • MHA held its annual Science Fair on Saturday February 17th at the New Brighton Community Center. This was quite literally a big year for the science fair. Our numbers doubled from last year, going from 20 registrations to over 40. Seeing the wonderful variety of projects and talking to the young experimenters and researchers was […]

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  • A bill that affects homeschoolers is before the state legislature right now. The bill creates a mechanism to pay for homeschoolers to take online courses through their public schools as shared time. Right now, homeschoolers can take online courses, but they have to use a computer located within their local public school. If this bill […]

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  • Have you seen the exhibitors we’re expecting at the conference? It will be a great place to shop for curriculum (and actually see it!) ask all your questions and make great choices for next year! Thinking about the high school years? We will have several schools that offer PSEO (the state’s free college option for […]

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  • Act fast! The Microsoft Store at the Mall of America is generously offering 5 full days of FREE camps and workshops for our group. There’s something for everyone, elementary age through high school, and a couple educator workshops too! Space is limited, so grab your spots now! Monday 2/26 (Minecraft Monday) 10AM-11AM: STEM- Play and […]

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  • Make it a real family-fun event by staying at the nearby Great Wolf Lodge during the 2018 MHA convention! We’ve got a block of discounted room available for Monday night, Feb. 26. A deluxe bunk bed suite is just $169! Book by 2/21* (UPDATED). (Mention the room block for The room block is under MN […]

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