“All your children will be taught of the Lord, and great will be your children’s peace,” (Isaiah 54:13).

Monday, October 28, 2013

Encouragement for High School {Moms Forum}

Moms' forum for Saturday, November 9, from 10-12 in the morning at Liz DeRoos’ home.  

A few moms who have seen their kids through high school will be sharing what high school was like at their home, some insights, some challenges, etc.  

This will be a relaxed, informal meeting, so dress comfortably and bring your questions.

Coffee tea, and snacks will be provided, along with answers (and laughter).

Questions? Please contact Liz DeRoos.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Details for Monday Field Trip to Harrison County 4-H

Cost:  FREE  

Location:  Harrison County 4-H Center, 43 Recreation Drive (Rt. 19 South) Clarksburg, WV 26301

**Please note that the activities will be help outside Monday, even though temps are to be in the 50s, so dress accordingly. In the event of inclement weather, a notice of any changes will be sent out to THESIS members, via email.**
Monday, Oct 28th         Outdoor Adventure

  9:30-12:00  Class type activities
o             Pre-K – 1st grade    Kindercamping – Experiences include a Nature Hike, fun around the campfire, a visit from Smokey Bear or Johnny Appleseed and a fun-filled hay ride.
o             Grades 2nd - 5th    The Happy Camper – Students will enjoy a combination of fun, skill-learning activities including campfire cooking, songs & stories, life-long sports and exploring the nature trail.
o             Middle & High School   Navigation—Compass basics, orienteering and map reading through fun field tested activities.  GPS/Geo cache treasures.

12:00-1:00   LUNCH BREAK  Bring a picnic

1:00-3:00  Open sessions/rotation
o             Pre-K –12th  Scavenger Hike Adventures  --  Follow clues to find hidden,natural, historic, and fun treasures on hikes…all age appropriate hunts.
o             Pre-K – 5th  Bicycle Rodeo --  Students will learn basic bicycle handling,traffic skills, road rules, and safety training through fun activities. Bicycles, tricycles, and helmets available…or bring your own.
o             Pre-K –12th  Guided Nature/History Trail --  Learn about native plants, trees,critters and history.  A stop at our outdoor-classroom for hands-on lessons.
o             Grades 2nd-12th  Golf  -- Learn about the history of golf and take a couple swings in the indoor golf simulator.  Test your skills and hit a 300-yard drive.
o             Grades 2nd – 5th   Navigation—Compass basics, orienteering and map reading through fun field tested activities.  GPS/Geo cache treasures.

 Questions? Please contact Karyn Burns, our field trip coordinator, at
 KAOSx3 (at) ma (dot) rr (dot) com

Upcoming Field Trips

(Don't forget – THESIS does NOT meet for classes this coming Friday. )

Here is a list of currently scheduled field trips (per Karyn Burns):

Current Semester Dates
  • Thursday, October 24th:  Where: The Historic Metropolitan Theatre, 369 High Street at 10:30 a.m.  Cost:  $4.00 each
  • Monday, October 28th:  Where: Harrison County 4-H Center, Harrison County 4-H Center, 43 Recreation Drive (Rt. 19 South) Clarksburg, WV 26301 at 9:00-12:00 and 1:00-3:00  Cost:  FREE
  • Thursday and Friday, November 7-8 -1:00 - 4:00 Barry Stebbing Art Classes Woodland United Methodist Church in Morgantown, WV  Cost: $30 
***Date Pending Determination***
  • Thursday, Nov 14  or  Tuesday Nov 19 at 10:30am.  Rocket Boys, the Musical (PG-13)*  and "Black Diamonds" West Virginia's Coal Exhibit Wallman Hall at Fairmont State University  Cost:  $5.00
Second Semester Dates  All Events at 4-H Center and are free of charge
  • January 21st:  Rockets (Pre-K-2nd) and Robotics (3rd-8th)  High schoolers welcome  (12-3pm)
  • March 17th:     Dinosaurs (all ages)  Carnegie exhibit (12-3pm)
  • April 15th:       Space/Planetarium (all ages)  (12-3pm)

For specifics about field trips, or to offer suggestions, please contact 
Karyn Burns [ KAOSx3 (at) ma (dot) rr (dot) com ], our field trip coordinator.

*For more info regarding this musical, please contact Liz DeRoos or Selena Campbell.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Did You Get An Invite for the WESTEST?

academics,courses,education,forms,pencils,schools,shades,standardized tests,optical mark recognition sheets,entrance exams

Did you get an invitation to take the WESTEST at a local public school?

Please, do not be alarmed!

You do NOT have to reply to this letter. You are free to throw it away.

The Board of Education is simply letting you know that this is an option for you. 

No worries!

Questions? Contact us.