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Issue: 2016-08-25, PHOTO: by Maria Gruninger

I’ve done both: public school and homeschooling. The first six years of my education I attended public school. At the ends of summers I had the classic back-to-school change of routine. It meant getting out of bed earlier, breakfast, get ready and... Read more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2014-01-16, PHOTO: Shelley Penner

There is a new program that has started in Tagish, it's called the Homeschool Social. I interviewed the recreation director, Colin Hickman, and three Penner brothers who go to the social: Dalton (8), Dawson (7), and Alex (5). Read more

Tagish

​The first day of school is always fun at my house. We get up at 7 a.m. and have breakfast. Next we have bible time and go downstairs to the schoolroom where my mom gives us our school books, plus pencils, erasers, markers, etc. and tells us what to Read more

Yukon Education

Most of my last year in elementary school was spent wondering what it would be like to be outside, instead of being in a crowded classroom looking at old pictures of art or memorizing a list of spelling words. By February, I wasn't trying my best an Read more

Yukon Education

Faro-based artist Jackie Irvine set herself a challenge. What if she painted one painting a day for 100 days? Starting October 1, 2011, she did just that. And every day, even if she was stranded in Whitehorse without her acrylic paints, and had to go Read more

Faro