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2021 Sonlight Scholarship Winners Announced

Please meet and join us in congratulating these exceptional Sonlight-educated students who are poised to make a difference in the world. As the winners of our annual Sonlight scholarship competition, they have each been awarded each with $20,000, $10,000 or $4,000 … Continue reading

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Where Are Sonlight Scholarship Winners Now?

We’ve had a busy year at Sonlight, as we've been blessed with many new homeschoolers joining our family. We count it a blessing to guide new parents on this amazing journey that can be enjoyed for many years to come. … Continue reading

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Why Teens Need to Experiment (and Fail) with Career Exploration

Not every homeschooled student will follow the traditional high school to college track. There are plenty of alternative endings to an educational journey after high school. We’ve seen this variety represented in our three recent graduates: one is working in … Continue reading

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Learning Doesn't End at Graduation

There are days when I look back with longing at the days when we were homeschooling, and wish for those days again. Especially when the current part of my journey is difficult. Surely it was "easier" in those days! The … Continue reading

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Meet the 2015 Sonlight Scholarship Winners

Many high school graduates have talent. Many score well on standardized tests and get into great colleges. Many hope to make something of themselves. But you know what strikes me about Sonlight graduates? They seem to have a sense of … Continue reading

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Commencement - A Beginning

Last Saturday was a beautiful day for a backyard graduation. The late afternoon sun filtering through the trees made a lovely setting for the girl graduate in her pink cap and gown. (She was the only graduate in her "class" … Continue reading

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Graduation: Current Reflections from High School

She barely graduated, finishing an overdue five page paper and retaking four tests two days before the ceremony. "I'm so glad to be done with stupid high school," she tells me. Her pale eyes flash with bitterness. "I hated it." … Continue reading

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