Welcome to MPE’s Student Pages!
This webpage is dedicated to all high school homeschoolers who wish to submit articles for the homeschooling community.
Michael Farris, president of Patrick Henry College and founder of HSLDA, said in his speech “Restoring American Values” at MPE’s 2001 Conference, “If you want to take the culture, you’ve got to train the storytellers.”
Here on Student Pages, we aim to give the next generation of storytellers encouragement, feedback and support to take back the culture…one story at a time.
These high school homeschool students mastered a marketing project by recently surveying 140 homeschool families in our community. As a team, they were able to provide very informative data & trends!
*Find out the percentage of students homeschooled in elementary grades, middle school grades & high school grades.
*Although it was evident that the majority of all core academic classes were taught at home, find out what academic classes homeschoolers take outside the home?
*What are the percentages of families involved in co-ops?
*What is the most popular sport?
*How many homeschool children take music lessons? Which ones are the most popular?
Teacher Profile: Michele Volz has been homeschooling for twelve years. She has her Bachelor’s degree and she is in the process of hopeful publication of writing curriculum work. Michele has taught writing classes for nine years to homeschool co-ops, homeschool academy & in her home. These classes have been highlighted by student presentations including their power point presentation work, semester 7-8 page typed term paper projects, class newspaper projects and fun incentive programs. Michele has a passion for writing and will instill that same enthusiasm in your children. She and her husband have five children and live in the OP area.
Contact Details: Michele Volz (913)685-3058 mvolzkcrrcom
- Opinion – “Equal Employment Opportunity for Some” by Shanxi Upsdell.
“Last year, [Johnson County Community College] refused to pay me because I did not yet possess a “requirement”: my high school diploma…”
- Creative writing – “Opened Eyes” by Joseph Linhardt. ”
“Peter ducked just in time. The kick whooshed overhead, missing him by centimeters. He stepped back to give himself some space. His adversary in the sparring match was good, stronger than Peter had expected. Peter wondered fleetingly if his opponent would tire…”
- Opinion – “Courting and Dating” by Adrienne Arms
“Dating and courting: these two ideas are much alike but very different as well. Courting was a term used more in the past than today. Now people are dating and it’s not always a long-term relationship. … Let’s look further into the world of dating in today’s society. …”
Articles may be submitted in any of the following categories:
- creative writing opportunities
- news items
The guidelines for writing are 300-500 words per article. For creative writing opportunities, the word limit is extended to 1000 words and may be serialized.
Please e-mail submissions with the article’s title and author’s name (pseudonyms accepted!) to: infomidwesthomeschoolersorg.
If you have questions, suggestions or comments about writing, please e-mail infomidwesthomeschoolersorg.
The MPE Board of Directors reserves the right to choose and/or edit what will be published on the website.