Events & Activites

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Fall 2018 Activities:

Be sure to stay tuned to our Facebook page for all of the most up-to-date events, like park play dates and trips to the zoo! If you don’t have Facebook, and want to be added to an email list, email us at valleyhsa@gmail.com, or call Becky at 308-632-7204 to find out more about joining our group.

Membership includes access to our Calendar, but there is a sampling of our events below:

To see our current Calendar click here!

Parent Meeting:   The December Parent Meeting will be held Monday, December 3rd.  Come at 6:00 PM if you wish to join us in prayer.  The meeting will begin at 6:30.  We meet at Monument Bible Church, 4124 Ave I, Scottsbluff, NE 69361.

November Parent Meeting Minutes

Valley Home School Association (VHSA) General Membership is now open for 2018-2019 registration!  We are encouraged to see so many returning families this year, along with some new faces.  God is growing our group, but even more so, He’s growing our hearts and our children’s hearts for His Kingdom.  We invite you to jump on in and join us as God equips us to teach our kids and grow them up for Christ!

Registration has two options this year: online membership registration option, and a print-sign-mail option.  To register online, click this link:  https://www.homeschool-life.com/2341/signup.  You will have the options to pay online or to mail a check.   To print, sign, and mail your registration in, click here.

As always, your $25 membership covers:

  • voting right in group decisions at parent meeting,
  • liability insurance at VHSA activities,
  • newsletters be email or mail,
  • first choice at event tickets, and
  • the opportunity to join our co-op classes

 

Book Club: We currently have TWO book clubs meeting.  One in Bayard and one in Morrill.  Details are available on the Facebook Events page.
VHSA Christmas Program:  Saturday, December 8th starting at 5:30 at Monument Bible Church.  The VHSA Christmas Program will be held at Monument Bible Church December 8 at 5:30 pm. The program will be followed with activities hosted by the Coop Events class. All VHSA members are invited to attend.  If any student has a musical piece they would like to share in the program contact Nikea Hoksbergen through messenger or text/call at 307-274-7367 before Nov. 22, if possible.  Find it on Facebook.
Midwest Theater Events:   VHSA attends MCT Black Beard the Pirate, 9am and 1pm

Friday, November 30, 2018, 9:00 a.m. Grades: 1-3 Event length: 1 hour Possible lessons: expression through theatre, teamwork, evaluating the validity of information, the value of rehearsal, behavior at public theatre performances Play synopsis: What starts as a lazy day at the beach quickly turns into mystery and adventure when the search for Blackbeard’s treasure begins! Grab some sun screen, come on down to the beach and get ready to solve the mystery of BLACKBEARD THE PIRATE! Auditions will be held November 26, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Register by clicking the following links: 9 am Show   or  1 pm Show

Additional Midwest Theater Events can be seen on our Calendar or on our Facebook Events Page

***Sign Up  is required for all Midwest Theater Events.  A “going” response on Facebook is NOT sufficient.  Please click the “Tickets” link on the Facebook event to sign up.  Seating is limited and the number of seats available decreases as the time of the event nears so that others can access seats we do not use.  Sign ups close 5 days prior to the event. Therefore, sign up as soon as possible!

Heritage Musical Hour:  TBA

Wildcat Hills Homeschool Days:  2nd Tuesday of every month Click here for Flyer

Valley Faith Co-op Classes: 

VHSA is the umbrella association for a host of activities, events, field trips, newsletters, and co-op!   Valley Faith Co-Op is excited for the 2018-2019 school year.

Attached is a copy of Valley Faith Co-Op’s course catalog for you to browse through :​  2018-2019 Course Catalog

General Registration begins Monday, August 27th.  You must be a paid member to register.

The Child: The Child is available for showing in your home, church, or other venue. If you would like to arrange a showing either public or private of this excellent film on the issue of parental rights, please contact Lyn at (308) 633-5009 to make the arrangements.

 

Valley Home School Group Activities :

Field Trips: Each year we strive to have several field trips available to homeschoolers. Suggestions are Welcome.

Past Field Trips: Zoo Quest, Harms Center, Flowerfield Pioneer School, KDUH, local museums and grocery stores, Brown Sheep Co., Body Walk, Wildcat Hills Nature Center, Bird Banding, a Court Trial, Gering Photo, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Airlink, Buck’s Horse Ranch, Scottsbluff Vision, Sherard’s Hearing and the Fire Station, Field Trip to the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, Midwest Theater Educational Matinee:  Texas Gypsies, Astronomy Night:  with Chet Lowry from the Lowry Observatory, Business and Industry Tour

Classes: Classes are developed and arranged by homeschool parents. Classes vary according to the yearly interests of the group and are to enhance not replace your homeschool curriculum. We are also now offering some classes on a regular basis through a homeshcool co-operative. See the blog page for more information.

Past Classes: Gymnastics, Dance, Speech, Logic and Debate, Choir, Art, Crafts, History, Investment Club, Chess Club, Poetry Club and Homeschool Seminars.

Social Activities: We find many ways to fellowship!

Past Activities: Tae Kwon Do, Walking, Biking, Soccer, Ice Skating, Roller Skating, Bowling, Holiday Parties, Contests, Talent Shows and Game Nights.