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PEACH, Parents Educating At Christian Homes
2018-2019 Meeting Schedule*

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Unless otherwise stated, all meetings will take place from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Arrowbrook Baptist Church • 1124 Upper Bellbrook Road - Xenia, Ohio 45385

Kick-off Meeting

August 9, 2018 – 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Our Kick-off meeting for the school year! Meet the leadership team, learn about Big Tent and HomeSchool-Life, and notifications...

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Annual Picnic

September 13, 2018 – 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for the monthly meeting (2018-19 school year).  Doors open at 6:45 pm.

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Agile at Home With Richard Lawrence and Family

October 11, 2018 – 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

Location: Your computer

Teach your children (and teens) to self-organize with Agile.

Adapted for life at home, this ground-up management system helps everything from homeschooling to planning Thanksgiving dinner.

Our guest speaker is Richard Lawrence, Co-founder of agileforall.com a world class consulting company. He is also a homeschooler. Richard and his family will join us via an interactive webinar.

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US History Fair

November 8, 2018 – 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

With Historic Guest Speakers Rebecca and Michael Cooper

Students can work individually or in teams up to 4 to research a person or event that helped shape American History. They will share their knowledge with each other as a paper, picture, video, exhibit, or performance. Keynote speakers Rebecca and Michael Cooper will present in costume. Learn about the story behind our National Anthem and American Riflemen during the war of 1812, as well as historic dress and home life in

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Family Ministry Outreach

December 20, 2018 – 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Schneider House of Hope, Xenia
Join PEACH families in serving our community. We will meet at the Interfaith Hospitality Network’s Schneider House of hope. We are going to bless the shelter residents with a warm potluck style meal. PEACH families will prepare food at home and bring it to the shelter.
More information on the PEACH website, and also at http://ihnofgreeneco.org/the-ihn-team/ Families welcome!

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Testing/ Assessment Workshop

January 10, 2019 – 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn about Ohio’s requirements for either testing your children or having a certified teacher perform an assessment.
Topics will include CCP, ACT/ SAT & scholarships.

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Buildit Challenge & Invention Convention

March 14, 2019 – 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Students can work individually or in teams up to 4 to create projects from everyday materials like cardboard recyclables. Bring your creation to the PEACH meeting where you can share the project and your ideas. This year, we are also accepting entries for the Invention Convention http://nationalinventioncurriculum.orgVolunteers from our community of engineers, designers, and builders review projects with students, and encourage our next generation of innovators!

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HSLDA Speaker Vicki Bentley

Invite your friends! A minimum of 100 attendees is needed to make this speaker possible!

April 11, 2019 – 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Our Guest speaker Vicki Bentley will share her expertise in learning styles and strategies that fit your busy schedule and differentiated educational needs. She has homeschooled 17 children and fostered over 50 children. She is author of several books, including Home Education 101: A Mentor’s Manual.

Vicki Bentley is the mother of eight daughters, foster mom to over 50, and grandma to 21 wonderful grandbabies and three great-grandbabies (so far). Vicki has homeschooled 17 children since 1988 alongside her husband Jim and has been a support group leader since 1991. She has served on the executive board and convention committee of the Home Educators Association of Virginia (HEAV) and has addressed state...

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Ohio Animal Study
May 9, 2019 – 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

With Professional Photographer Jim Crotty

Students can work individually or in teams up to 4 to study a plant or animal that lives in Ohio. They can bring a poster to share with each other. Our keynote speaker is award-winning nature photographer, Jim Crotty owner of Picture Ohio, LLC https://jimcrotty.zenfolio.com 
Come enjoy inspiring images from our beautiful Ohio Valley, and learn about the art of capturing the moment with your lens. Jim will share ...

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Annual Curriculum Sale

June 13, 2019 – 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Everyone is invited to come and shop for your fall curriculum! Clean off those bookshelves and storage bins and sell your extra curriculum. Only PEACH members can sell at this very popular event...

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* PEACH Leadership reserves the right to cancel meetings due to low projected attendance within one week of the meeting date. Please RSVP at www.peachhomeschool.org?Any cancellations will be posted on our website at www.peachhomeschool.org & on our facebook page. All PEACH meetings are free and open to the public.

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