Yearly Archives: 2017

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Reflections on Retreat

By | November 22nd, 2017|Mrs. D's Musings, Uncategorized|

The High School Retreat is always a time of reflection. It is a time when we look back and remember what our current seniors looked like as 9th graders.  Our 2017 House Captains attended their first High School Retreat right at the Blue Horizon Retreat Center.  It is incredible to see the changes in their lives. [...]

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Living Science a Finalist in 2017 TAG-Ed STEM Awards

By | October 20th, 2017|Academics, Engineering, Events, Living Science News, Press Releases|

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) named Living Science Home Studies as a finalist in the Middle School and High School categories for the 2017 Georgia STEM Education Awards. This premier STEM recognition event has selected our state’s top STEM educators, schools, companies, and programs for six consecutive years, recognizing [...]

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Teacher Profile – Dr. Bob Montes

By | October 9th, 2017|Teacher Profile|

Dr. Bob Montes Intro to Psychology “In the 29 years that I have served as a counselor and psychologist, I have discovered that there is nothing more excellent for mental health than a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.” — Bob Montes, Ph.D. Dr. Bob Montes began teaching dual enrollment Psychology at Living Science in the [...]

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Living Science: Preparation for Life

By | September 15th, 2017|Christian Home School Program, College Tips|

Guest post by: Kelly Tims,  Living Science Graduate The D’s always say that Living Science is a “Preparation for Life Program”. For many high school students, life after school includes entering into a college program. As an alumnus of Living Science, this was my path. I graduated in 2016 and moved on to be a [...]

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Teacher Profile – Carla Lowery

By | August 30th, 2017|Teacher Profile|

Physical Science (9th grade) and Chemistry (11th grade) “I love Proverbs 25:2, ‘It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings.’ As children of the Most High, this is exactly what we do when we delve into the chemical realm of creation. My heart [...]

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Celebrating 50 Years of Marriage with Mr. and Mrs. D

By | August 24th, 2017|Living Science News|

This past Saturday, the annual Living Science family barbecue was, as usual, a time of food, fellowship, worship, games, and opportunities to serve. As usual, Mrs. Farr and her amazing team of volunteers made the Living Science campus beautiful. As usual, Mr. Kevin Davis’ barbecue was scrumptious. As usual, students brought their clues for a [...]

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New Zealand Reflections 1

By | July 24th, 2017|Mrs. D's Favorite Places, Teacher Updates|

"Generations come and generations go, but the earth remains forever." Ecclesiastes 1:4 We have waited seven years to return to this beautiful country. Seven years ago this past March, Mr. D's amazing Mom left us for her eternal home. We were at her bedside holding her hand. We can only imagine the reception in Heaven [...]

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Eclipse 2017

By | July 12th, 2017|STEM Labs and Activities|

As you probably know by now, we are postponing the first day of LS classes (8/21) to allow our families to travel to see the total eclipse if they so desire. Monday high school classes will meet in their regular time slots and classrooms on Friday, August 18. We think a total solar eclipse is [...]

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Lichens!

By | June 13th, 2017|Mrs. D's Musings|

Lichens are amazing. They are found in so many places, but because they look familiar, we seldom stop to think about their complexity. Lichens are slow growing, symbiotic organisms made up of a fungus and an alga. Because of symbiosis, lichens, or at least their components, belong to two kingdoms: Fungi and Protista. Some lichens [...]

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