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Homeschool Roster Weekly: March 18 – 24

Check out your Homeschool Roster West Tennessee homeschool news for the week of March 18 through 24, 2024, to keep up to date on what is happening in the West Tennessee area. See previous Homeschool Roster Weeklies.

What’s Happening in West Tennessee?

You may see all field trips with open registration. Registration for additional March and upcoming April field trips will open this week. Don’t miss out! Join the Homeschool Roster – Get Out of the House group to keep up with field trip updates and follow Homeschool Roster on Facebook.


WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK? – Confirm in-person events are still happening before heading out.
MONDAY, March 18, 2024
Show your Tennessee State issued I.D. and get free admission at the National Civil Rights Museum from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Ride the new electric Farm Train for free at the Memphis Zoo, 2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis, 38112. After today, rides are $2.

Faith Home School Tutorial is holding an interest meeting for parents of children who will be in Pre-kindergarten through third grade next school year in Haywood County and the surrounding area. The meeting will be at Holly Grove Baptist Church, 8848 Poplar Corner Road, Bells, 38006 at 6 p.m.

TUESDAY, March 19, 2024
The Cordova Tutorial is holding an Open House for you to meet its tutors and tour its classrooms from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., and attend Night of the Arts from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, 8899 Trinity Road, Cordova, 38018.

Two Small Pieces of Glass” will show at the University of Lambuth M.D. Anderson Planetarium at 5:30 p.m.

The WTHEA Warriors girls middle school volleyball plays at against St. Mary’s at 5 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church {1005 US-51 Bypass, Dyersburg, 38024}.

WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2024
Registration for the Town of Collierville Youth Fishing Rodeo opens.

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.

Homeschool Book Club at the Jackson-Madison County Library from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, March 21, 2024
The Metal Museum offers free admission to Tennessee residents with a Tennessee state issued photo ID for visitors 18 years of age or older. Visitors under the age of 17 without a state issued photo ID must be accompanied by a current Tennessee resident with a valid photo ID.

The WTHEA Warriors girls middle school volleyball plays at against Hornsby Elementary School at 5 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church {1005 US-51 Bypass, Dyersburg, 38024}.

FRIDAY, March 22, 2024
Memphis Bar Association Summer Law Internship Program application is due.

3DP Fridays will be held at Union University from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Registration deadline for the April 13, 2024, ACT exam.

Catch Up on Your Homeschool News!

 Yes! Homeschoolers Do Prom

I am not certain when the rumor started that birthed the myth: homeschoolers lack social skills and opportunities. READ MORE

Teen Arts & Garden Series with Dixon Gallery and Gardens

Whether your child is an art lover or needs creative inspiration, this art series taught by a Dixon Gallery and Gardens instructor is a great opportunity to include art in your homeschool. READ MORE

Hannah Young Signs, Becomes Bethel University Wildcat Volleyball Player

Surrounded by family and friends, Hannah Young signed with pleasure to become a Bethel University (BU) Wildcat making her the first West Tennessee Homeschool Sports Association (WTHSA) athlete recruited to play volleyball at the collegiate level. READ MORE

Town of Collierville to Hold Youth Fishing Rodeo

The Town of Collierville will hold a free Youth Fishing Rodeo at W.C. Johnson Park Lake on Saturday, April 20, 2024. Children, ages 12 and under, are encouraged to participate in the rodeo to gain more fishing experience as well as have the opportunity to win prizes for their “catch of the day”! READ MORE

Get FAFSA Help Now!

The Federal Student Aid put together a series of step-by-step videos that walk you through completing the new FAFSA form. READ MORE

PBS Young Writers and Illustrators Contest for Elementary School Children Accepting Submissions

The contest, based on the Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Contest, invites children, regardless of their skill to submit their best story and illustrations in the contest. READ MORE

Memphis Bar Association Summer Law Internship Program for Minority Students

The Memphis Bar Association is offering a Summer Law Internship Program (SLIP) for minority rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors in high school as of August 2024. READ MORE

Enjoy Homeschool Days (Week) at Big Wolf Lodge

Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park in LaGrange, Georgia is holding not just a Homeschool Day, but a Homeschool Week for your family to visit the lodge and enjoy all the family fun it has to offer. READ MORE

Lights, Camera, Action – Free Cinematography Workshop Offered to Teens

If your high school sophomore through senior has an interest in learning about cinematography, the free Cinematography Workshop: Shoot An Industry – Quality Music Video may one they should attend. READ MORE

University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music First Friday Tours

The First Friday events are paired with the regular The University of Memphis campus tours. Students may tour the campus before or after visiting attending the First Friday tour of the School of Music. READ MORE

Tennessee Tech Earns 2024 Homeschooling-friendly Certification

For the second year in a row, Tennessee Tech University has earned the “homeschooling-friendly certification” seal from Homeschooling Parent magazine. READ MORE

Bryan College to Hold Nursing Preview Day

Nursing Day is a firsthand look at Bryan College’s state-of-the-art facilities. READ MORE

Upcoming Homeschool Roster Events

A Night on Broadway” – A Homeschool Prom 2024

There will be a price increase in April.

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.

Celebrate Your Senior!

Registration closes on Thursday, March 28, 2024, at 12 p.m. CST!

The Homeschool Graduation 2024 is an event for the homeschool graduate as well as their family. A day when years of hard work and preparation are rewarded with a robe and a “turning of the tassel.” We are excited to celebrate your senior with you, and your family and friends. LEARN MORE.

Freebie Find

Get Out of the House for These Free Events

Homeschoolers love “free”! Check out these West Tennessee events that are free, educational, and fun.

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.

The February Homeschool Roster newsletter goes out this week and will contain news of interest to West Tennessee Homeschoolers. Subscribe to Homeschool Roster, so you do not miss any homeschool news and events updates!

How Do You Legally Homeschool in Tennessee?

Read the Homeschool 101 article to learn how to get started with homeschooling in Tennessee. READ MORE

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