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Welcome to the Anchor Homeschool Group website!

 

 

We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.  It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain, where Jesus, who went before us, has entered on our behalf.  Hebrews 6:19-20

 

 

 

Anchor will be having an Open House on Friday, April 15th at 10am

for families interested in joining us for the 2016-2017 school year .

This will be a time to get more information about Anchor and tour one of our meetings.

Reservations are required.

Children are not permitted to attend this event.

Please contact us if you are interested in checking us out

anchorcoop@gmail.com

 

 

Anchor will begin interviewing interested new families at the end of June 2016 for the 2016-2017 Academic year. If you would like to be considered for membership, please Request Membership with the "Join" link found at the top of this page and someone on the Anchor Leadership Team will contact you.

 

 

Our Purpose

The Anchor Home School Group was formed by Christian home educators in order to provide families with supplemental educational classes, field trips and opportunities to develop friendships with other home school families in our community.  Our vision and purpose at Anchor is to:

 

1. Honor Christ in all our activities.

2. Support and encourage our families as they educate their children.

3. Provide supplemental classes and activities to help our families have a more enriching educational experience

 

 

Who belongs to Anchor and what are the membership requirements?

Our families are new homeschoolers, veterans, and in between.We have small families and large families. We use a variety of curricula and teaching styles. One thing we do have in common, and require for membership, is an agreement to support and uphold our Statement of Faith (see link at left).  We are unapologetically Christian.  We seek to honor Him in all we do.

All memberships are subject to approval by the Anchor Board.

 

What do we offer?

We meet two Fridays a month, from 9:00 am to 12:00pm. Co-op classes are for K through 12th grade. We also have a preschool program for 3-year old to Pre-Kindergarten children, as well as a staffed nursery for newborn through 2-year old children.

We also offer 1-2 field trips per month and social gatherings.

 

Parent Participation

At Anchor, we seek to provide an enriching social and educational experience for both students and parents.  To achieve this goal, we have set up the following guidelines for participation in Anchor.

 

Parents must be present during Anchor meetings.

For liability reasons, whether or not you have specific job duties, a parent must be on the premises at all times. 

 

Class Assistants

Class assistants are essential to our program.  Teachers and parent assistants, together, form the basis for our instruction.  You will be assigned to assist in a class, the nursery or preschool once a month. 

 

Parent Support Group

We provide a parent’s support group each Anchor meeting for the moms who are not assisting in classes.  In support group we share ideas to help each other in our home schooling, parenting, cooking, etc.  We have a time of sharing and prayer.  Though nursing infants are welcome, it is a time for adults to lend support to one another.

 

Where do we meet?

First Baptist Church of Anoka, 1235 Park Street, Anoka MN 55303