Physical Education

Grade: A 100% The Physical Education course required through my accredited online school, Clonlara School, is based entirely on hours of activity. To get this year's one credit, I needed to do a total of 180 hours of physical fitness. To achieve the bulk of these hours, I used my treadmill, elliptical, and rowing machine... Continue Reading →

Geometry

Grade: A 100% As in previous years, I utilized Khan Academy for the entirety of my Geometry course. I can't say enough great things about it! The most wonderful aspect of Khan Academy is that there simply is no such thing as not getting an A because it is a mastery-based curriculum. If you don't... Continue Reading →

English Composition and Research

Grade: A 100% For English Composition and Research, I developed my writing skills onessays, descriptive writing, and research papers. I took two Outschool classes for this course. The first one was Mastering the Five Paragraph Essay. This one wasn't as challenging as I wanted, so to enhance my knowledge of writing further, I decided to... Continue Reading →

English II

Grade: 99.57% A For English II, I used part of the Calvert curriculum and supplemented it with my own writing assignments to make it more demanding. I liked that Calvert allows me to, with my mother and advisor's approval, swap out certain reading and assignments for work that will challenge me more. I also like... Continue Reading →

Speech

Grade: A 100% For this year's speech class, I planned to learn how to write a speech, perfect its presentation by practicing in front of multiple audiences, and then actually compete against others in speech tournaments. I was able to achieve this... with one tragic exception. COVID-19 came and all the spring speech torunaments including... Continue Reading →

Chemistry

Grade: A 99.45% My report card for Chemistry A and B For my Chemistry course, I used the Calvert curriculum supplemented heavily by additional readings and experiments. In my opinion, the Calvert curriculum focused far too much on calculations, rather than on the fun and fascination of chemistry. I utilized Brainfuse online tutoring which was... Continue Reading →

Music – Performing Arts II

Grade: A 100% For my continuation of my music learning, I stretched my wings a little more. While I continued my School of Rock studies that I've highlighted in vlogs in previous years, I decided to also begin a homeschool choir. It was an hour-long class that met once a week. My School of Rock... Continue Reading →

A paragraph about my favorite food

An assignment for College Prep Writing for High School Macaroni and cheese, a delectable crowd-pleaser, has claimed the spot at the top of my favorites list. This easy-to-make dish does not require many ingredients or time-consuming preparation. I also enjoy adding toppings to it, including breadcrumbs, various seasonings, or even fried tofu. Being a well-known... Continue Reading →

Summaries of sources

Americans as Concerned as Ever About Global Warming: Secondary Source Summary: The Gallup news article “Americans as Concerned as Ever About Global Warming” discusses how Americans' views on global warming have changed throughout the years. The article states that viewpoints on global warming stayed about the same in 2017 and 2018, and that ⅔ of... Continue Reading →

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