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FAQs

WAHE

Q:

Who is on the WAHE Board and how can I get in touch with them?

A:

2019/20 WAHE Board members are here to help answer any of your questions.

Q:

Do I need to be a Christian to participate?

A:

No.  However, WAHE is a Christian-based Homeschoop Group and members should understand that all WAHE business and events will be run in accordance with the Statement of Faith and our Mission Statement..

Q:

What happens if I use a state funded homeschooling program such as RVA or Bridges?

A:

While we are grateful for a variety of schooling options in Wisconsin, WAHE membership is open to those choosing a traditional homeschooling model and filling out a PI-1206 form, in accordance with state regulations.

Q:

What are the yearly dues?

A:

Yearly dues are $30, but an early bird or new member discount applies when appropriate.

Q:

What do my dues cover?

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Your dues fund our private website as well as annual WAHE Sponsored Events (Kickball, Soccer, Volleyball, Football, Track & Field Day)

Q:

How do I suggest an event?

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Our events are planned and put together by our members!  If you have an idea and need any help, please contact our Event Coordinator.  Tips for planning and posting events can be found in the planning events tab after logging into the website.

Q:

How far out is the "Wausau Area?"

A:

As far as you want it to be! We have had members from Merrill, Tomahawk, Marshfield...

Q:

WAHE - how in the world do you pronounce that?

A:

Wah - He

Kind of like "wahoo" but it's a "he" instead of a "hoo" sound :)

Q:

What kind of commitment am I signing up for?

A:

WAHE does not have specific commitment requirements (ex. weekly participation, event planning, etc).  Our group is here to support your homeschooling adventure.  You are welcome to sign up for any events you want to, or plan any events that you want to, but you're never required to participate if it's not something that fits into your schedule, lesson plans, or season of life. 

WI Homeschool Law

Q:

How do I fill out a PI-1206 form?

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This page from the Wisconsin Parent Association gives great instructions!

Q:

When do I need to file the PI-1206 form?

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For most families, file between the third Friday in September and October 15th.  See this page for more indepth information.

 

Q:

I have questions about homeschooling in Wisconsin.  Can anyone help me?

A:

Yes!  One of our board members would be happy to help, or you can check out this page for answers to many questions!

General

Q:

Who can I contact for more information?

A:

2019/20 WAHE Board members are here to help answer any of your questions.