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Homeschool Roster Weekly: January 1 – 5

Check out your Homeschool Roster West Tennessee homeschool news for the week of January 1 through January 5, 2024, to keep up to date on what is happening in the West Tennessee area. See previous Homeschool Roster Weeklies.


Star Inc. (Fayette County) is holding auditions for The Beverly Hillbillies on Saturday, January 6, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sunday, January 7, 2024, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cast includes people ages 13 to adult. LEARN MORE

Kroc Center Performing Arts (Shelby County) is holding auditions for Sister Act on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. You must register for an available time slot to audition. LEARN MORE


The WTHEA Warriors basketball boys will play against Heritage Christian School on Friday, January 5, 2024, at 6 p.m. at Popular Heights Baptist Church, 1980 Hollywood Drive, Jackson, Tennessee, 38305.

Homeschool Skate at Mid-South ice House
The Mid-South Ice House is offering a Homeschool Learn to Skate Program every Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. All ages from three to adult are welcome to attend. After the class, students are invited to stay free for the weekly Homeschool Skate from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. LEARN MORE


The new FAFSA application is in a soft launch, but open. Be patient with the process as bugs/kinks are still be worked out. LEARN MORE

2024 Homeschool Expo and Workshops
The 2024 Homeschool Expo and Workshops will be held on Friday, January 5, 2024. There will workshops and vendors, and the event is free. LEARN MORE

Homeschool Days at WonderWorks

WonderWorks is hosting Homeschool Days and offering discounted rates to experience a day of STEM learning unlike anything ever before with more than 100 hands on interactive educational exhibits that will engage people of all ages. LEARN MORE

Upcoming ACT Test Dates

Register for the February ACT test by Friday, January 5, 2024, to save. The ACT is offered at a number of locations throughout West Tennessee (and Tennessee). When you register, you may choose a testing site close to you if space is available, so register soon. READ MORE

Jackson Symphony League Holds Color of Music Art Contest 2023/2024

Each year, kindergarten through eighth grade students across West Tennessee share their artistic talent and creativity producing beautiful artwork for the Jackson Symphony League’s Color of Music art contest. READ MORE

Brooks Museum of Art Announces Its Spring 2024 Homeschool Days

The Brooks Museum of Art will hold its Homeschool Days this spring that includes a guided tour of the collection, and a drop in art making session in its art studio. READ MORE

Field trips return this month in January. Some already have open registration and others will open soon. Check them out as well as other upcoming field trips. Also, join the Homeschool Roster – Get Out of the House group to keep up with field trip updates.

Connect with Other Homeschoolers in West Tennessee

Do you have questions about homeschooling in West Tennessee? You may connect with other homeschoolers by joining the West Tennessee Homeschool Support group. Not on Facebook and have homeschool questions? Send an e-mail to Homeschool Roster at [email protected] with your questions. We are happy to help direct and connect you.


Homeschool Rockin’ Sock Hop

Tickets are now on sale for The Homeschool Rockin’ Sock Hop. Put on your capri pants*, button your poodle skirt, slick back your hair, cuff your jeans, and come out to rock the night away at the “Homeschool Rockin’ Sock HopRead to learn how to purchase sock hop tickets.

A Night on Broadway” – A Homeschool Prom 2024

Tickets are now on sale for “A Night on Broadway” – A Homeschool Prom 2024. The red carpet will be laid directing prom guests into a magical evening at “A Night on Broadway” – A Homeschool Prom 2024, and brings a spectacular close to the school year. Spend the evening dancing the night away with your friends out on a night on Broadway in a theatrical setting that is the perfect location for the drama and excitement that is Broadway. It is expected to be a wonderful evening for our middle school and high school homeschoolers. Read to learn how to purchase your prom tickets.


Check out the Endangered Animal Project Freebie Find for this week from Techie Homeschool Mom.

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