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Welcome to CLEARwater Co-op of LMHSC. If you are interested in joining CLEARwater Co-op, you will need to read all of the information below, and fill out the requested information. If you are a new family, or have not participated in CLEARwater Co op in the last three years, you will need to fill out this application and background check, then pay the New Family Enrollment Fee by Paypal or by sending in a check to the address below.
You must be enrolled in LMHSC in order to participate in the Co-op divisions. Once approved, you will be able to access the secure portions of the website and enroll in Co-op classes during the registration period.
Statement of Faith:
We emphasize the values of family and life.
- We believe in the traditional family (one husband, one wife), which is constantly under attack from the world today.
- We believe in traditional morality, purity before marriage, and mutual faithfulness in marriage. I Corinthians 7:2; Ephesians 5:3; I Thessalonians 4:3
- We believe in the sanctity of life and the protection of our children both before and after birth. Each child is a gift from God whose life begins at conception. Matthew 18:5
A distinctly Christian, parent-run organization, the mission of LMHSC is to enhance established home school programs by making available unique and trusted educational and informational resources while encouraging social interaction between families. The mission is thusly stated:
- LMHSC is a parent-run home school organization.
- LMHSC is distinctly Christian in nature but has an open membership to anyone who will respect this distinction.
- LMHSC is all about learning, networking with other parents, and giving home school children unique experiences.
- LMHSC does not exist to provide complete education for home schooled children but to enhance established home school programs.
- LMHSC will consist of different units which provide different services and/or support to the home school community.
- LMHSC may provide or make available resources and information to the LMHSC community and the community at large in support of its mission.
The Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing all LMHSC policies, finances, and administration of programs, as well as matters pertaining to the health, safety, security, and general welfare of the constituency of LMHSC. trusts that all enrollees will uphold these policies.
A nominal annual Enrollment Fee is required to be paid by each family wishing to enroll in LMHSC and participate in any of its sponsored activities. The purpose of this Enrollment Fee is to offset a portion of the overhead and administrative costs of LMHSC.
An enrolled family may be removed from enrollment for cause, including non-payment fees, which shall result in automatic termination of enrollment. Enrollment may be reinstated, if full payment of outstanding balance is paid, plus a late payment fee amounting to 15% of the outstanding balance.
Any enrolled family may withdraw by filing a written withdrawal with the Board of Directors, but such withdrawal shall not relieve the enrollee so resigning of the obligation to pay any charges due. Fees paid through the date of resignation are non-refundable.
Shorts and Skorts: Must have at least a 3 1/2” inseam
Shirts: Must be at least 2” wide on shoulders (lasagna strap, girls as well as boys)
Must have two straps - no Tarzan Tops
No stomachs or backs showing, even when arms are raised, at any time
Boys must always be wearing a shirt
No backless or low-cut tops
No halter tops or tube tops
Skirts and Dresses: Must be to the top of the knee or below
Must be two inches or wider on the shoulder
No backless or strapless
Swimsuits: No bikinis
Girls must not show midriffs
General Attire: No excessively tight fitting or loose fitting clothing
No midriffs showing
Must be modest
Any person with questionable attire will be asked to change or wear a cover-up
As Christians, the goal of LMHSC is to obey ultimate end of all Bible-centered education is to grow in wisdom and virtue. Therefore, we require our families to exhibit the following minimal personal virtues at any and all LMHSC events and activities.
- Courtesy toward others and respect for their property rights.
- Punctuality in attendance and work.
- Respect for and obedience to those in authority.
- Diligence in effort and attention.
The Board reserves the right to limit or restrict the use of music at LMHSC events or activities.
Prohibited Activities and Items:
Please note, illegal activity will not be tolerated and may result in criminal prosecution.
Inappropriate contact of any kind is strictly prohibited at all LMHSC-sponsored activities.
No illegal substances (i.e., narcotics, illegal drugs, etc.) are allowed at LMHSC-sponsored activities.
Substances not considered illegal but which are intended for inappropriate use (i.e., model glue, super glue, etc.) are not allowed at LMHSC-sponsored activities.
The consumption of alcohol is not allowed at LMHSC-sponsored activities.
The use of tobacco products is not allowed at LMHSC-sponsored activities.
Items considered to be weapons are prohibited from being in the possession of any non-adult at all LMHSC-sponsored activities unless specifically required for a group activity, i.e. hunter’s safety class.
Items of a sexual nature and not part of normal tutorial sessions/semesters (biology, anatomy, etc.) are strictly prohibited at all LMHSC-sponsored activities. This rule shall apply to printed and electronic material including any graphic or text. Any content or activity deemed to be pornographic in nature by consensus of the Council, or by the Board of Directors, shall be regarded as prohibited.
No excessive horseplay.
No bad language. Language that is generally or reasonably considered to be vulgar, inappropriate in a Christian context, hurtful to the recipient, racial, bigoted, or demeaning is not allowed at LMHSC-sponsored activities.
No hurting others.
No defacing property.
Failure to adhere to these policies will result in:
First offense: Warning given to child, as well as notification to parent.
Second offense: Child staying with parent for remainder of class, activity or event.
Third offense: Parent meeting with Council, with a possible suspension from that class,
activity or event.
Behavior that demonstrates a blatant disregard for person and/or property will result in immediate suspension. Criminal behavior is subject to immediate law enforcement notification. In all cases, offenses deemed severe enough by the Council may be escalated to a greater level of response. Board of Directors will be notified of such actions within 72 hours.
*Please be sure to select below which section(s) you are interesting in joining: CLEARwater Muskegon or Muskegon Afternoon. Sections are listed below the Children's segment. Please do not select any other section than the two listed here.