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 →


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 →

U.S. History

Grade: 99.43% I was excited when U.S. History came up in my list of required credits this year through my school, Clonlara School. History, to me, is something that we're a part of right now - an unfolding story where I actually play a role. So when I set out to master the topic with... Continue Reading →

Biology 1A and 1B

Grades: Biology 1A: 97% A; Biology 1B: 100% A Biology is all around us. It's hard to escape... even right now as I use my skeletal system and my brain to tap out the words on my keyboard I can feel thanks to my nerves (a keyboard which, I might add, is covered in microscopic... Continue Reading →

Algebra 1A and 1B

Grade Accomplished: Algebra 1A: 97%; Algebra 1B 100% Ahhh... Algebra, the bane of my existence last year. When you are homeschooling, you learn right away that certain curriculums work better than others and that everyone learns differently. Perhaps there is no better example of this than with my year of Algebra. Christa McAuliffe School of... Continue Reading →

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