Testimonial Thursday

It's Thursday, and we're back with another testimonial.  Amanda from Indiana writes, "The textbooks explained the material well, and the comments left on the exams helped out a lot.  Teaching yourself is much easier than going to school and learning with a group."  We thank Amanda for those comments about our high school correspondence courses.  Going to a traditional school and learning with others is fine, but it can hold you back if others are moving faster or slower than you.  Enrolling in our accredited high school program or accredited middle school program allows you to work entirely at your own pace and gives you the best chance to succeed.  If you want to be successful in school and go on to be successful in college and the workforce, we invite you to enroll with us today.  You'll be glad you did!

2020 Convention #4: MPE Conference (Postponed)

American School was supposed to be heading to Kansas City this weekend for the Midwest Parent Educators Conference.  We planned to be at the KCI Expo Center on Friday, April 3, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday, April 4, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but the show has been postponed and is now scheduled for June 26-27.  If we are able to attend in June, we will have information about our accredited high school program and accredited middle school program and bring along some of our famous free promotional items.  We've attended the MPE Conference for several years now and have always been impressed by how many states are represented there.  Of course guests will be from Kansas and Missouri, but sometimes residents of the Dakotas, Iowa, Oklahoma and Colorado attend the conference too.  Wherever you're from, we'd love for you to make us your distance education high school or middle school.  Enroll today!

2020 Convention #3: Missouri Homeschool Convention (Cancelled)

It's March 26, and today we were supposed to head to the Gateway to the West to exhibit at the Missouri Homeschool Convention near St. Louis.  Unfortunately but understandably this convention has been cancelled, and we look forward to returning to this convention in 2021.  Had we attended this year, we would've had information about our print or online high school diploma program, accredited middle school program and individual subjects for enrichment on hand and brought along our famous promotional items, including a brand new one for 2020.  We do our best to attend shows in all parts of the country when we can, and yet we also like attending shows relatively close to our home when we are able.  Just like the famous arch serves as a gateway to the west, we can serve as a gateway to the career and life you always wanted.  Please consider making us your distance education middle school and distance education high school.  We'd be happy to serve you!

American School to Participate in Homeschool Connect Expos

American School is pleased to once again participate in the Homeschool Connect Expo which is being held entirely online from March 25-29.  Four similar events are scheduled for later this year.  To access our page, please register for free.  Once you do, you will be able to learn more about our accredited high school program, accredited middle school program and independent study high school program from the comforts of your home.  Of course we like meeting people in person too, but that is not possible right now, so we hope you'll check us out at the Homeschool Connect Expo instead.  It's a great way for us to introduce ourselves to people who might not be able to visit us at a convention this year under any circumstances.  Whether in person or online, we look forward to meeting you and serving your educational needs after you make us your school of choice!

2020 Convention #2: Texas Homeschool Convention

American School is excited to be back on the road this week when we return to the Texas Homeschool Convention in Fort Worth.  Visit us in booth 602 at the Fort Worth Convention Center on March 12 from 5 to 9 p.m.; March 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; and on March 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.  We will have information about our accredited middle school program and accredited high school program available, but if you're not looking for a full middle school, general high school or college preparatory program, we can also show you how you can take a high school correspondence class, online high school courses, or print or online middle school courses to enrich an existing homeschool program.  If that's not enough, we'll also bring some promotional items to pass out to guests who visit our booth.  They say everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes the Texas Homeschool Convention.  We're happy to attend, and we hope to see you there!

Today’s Anniversary: The Alamo

It's March 6, and on this date in 1836, the Battle of the Alamo ended.  The Alamo still stands in San Antonio, Texas, and the most familiar phrase associated with the battle is "Remember the Alamo!"  Students in our accredited high school program and accredited middle school program will learn many things, but they should not feel anxious about remembering all of them.  Our exams are designed to be taken open book, but that does not mean our students have the green light to cheat.  There is a difference between using study materials to help you do your best on exams and copying answers directly from study materials or other students.  All American School students are expected to abide by our honor system, and penalties are in place for students who do not.  We are happy to be your distance education high school or middle school and appreciate your cooperation. 

Today’s Anniversary: Florida

It's March 3, and Florida became a state on this date in 1845.  Florida is known for oranges, beaches, sunshine and family amusement parks, but for us Florida is also known for having one of the biggest homeschool conventions of the year.  We're heading down there in May, and at that time we hope to meet families who are interested in enrolling in our accredited high school program or accredited middle school program.  If formal programs aren't what they're looking for, we also offer print or online middle school courses and print or online high school courses on an individual basis.  The same programs hold true for you no matter where you live.  We are happy to serve students in all 50 states and more than 65 countries around the world.  We would be happy to serve you as well.  Enroll today!

Tomorrow’s Special Occasion: Leap Year Day

Today might be February 28, but tomorrow is not March 1.  Since 2020 is a year that is divisible by four, it is a leap year, which means that for the first time since 2016, the date February 29 is on the calendar.  That means we get an extra day to celebrate everything good about American School.  We offer an accredited high school program for students in grades 9-12 and an accredited middle school program for students in grades 6-8.  Our independent study high school program is perfect for students who need to recover credit to graduate on time with their classes, and anyone at any age can take one of our courses for enrichment.  As a non-profit school we keep costs to a minimum.  Tuition includes all study materials, access to the online student center and caring student service.  Take the leap and enroll today!

Rosetta Stone Courses for Middle School

As you know, American School offers more than 20 world language courses through a partnership with Rosetta Stone.  While many people consider Rosetta Stone courses to be online high school courses, it is permissible for students in our accredited middle school program to view them as online middle school courses too.  In other words, students in grades 6-8 can take Rosetta Stone courses as electives, but if they take Rosetta Stone courses while in middle school, those courses will count only toward their middle school credits.  Additional Rosetta Stone courses taken in grades 9-12 will count toward their high school credits.  We enjoy offering Rosetta Stone courses to our students and appreciate your cooperation with this policy.

Today’s Special Occasion: Valentine’s Day

It's February 14, and today is Valentine's Day.  It's the perfect occasion to tell you some of the things our students love about us.  Many of them like that we offer online high school courses and high school correspondence courses.  Others like that we have a general high school diploma program and a college preparatory program for students in grades 9-12.  Still others like that we have an accredited middle school program.  What people seem to love most, though, is that we offer students the ability to work at their own pace.  Students can work slowly in one subject if they need more time or move faster in a subject they master quickly.  It's entirely up to them.  Along the way, they'll have the support of our entire staff, including instructors who are highly qualified in their fields.  We're confident you'll love our school as much as we'll love having you as our student.  Show us some love and enroll today!