That was my statement two years ago.
When my oldest began high school, I had
no idea what I was in for.
Thoughts went through my head like:
Now this is getting serious, after all
I need to make sure she is ready for the "real" world.
I really need to get organized better.
How am I going to do this?
I have no idea what I am doing!
I was a little stressed out just thinking about
successfully homeschooling a high schooler.
But that was two years ago!
Now, I look back and say wow...
this is not that bad... I can do this!
What made the difference...
I did some looking and searching. I made sure I knew (again) what my state required for High Schoolers. I made sure I knew how many credits the state required students to have to graduate.
Then we made a four year plan!
I sat down with my soon to be highschooler and we made a plan. I asked her what she wanted to study. I made sure I knew her interests (again). Then we wrote it all down.
Now I was ready to plan for our first year of High School.
It has not been a bad as I thought it would be in the beginning. I even think that the high school years are easier in some ways.
There are a few things I think are important to a successful High School.
Research and know your state requirements for
Make a four year plan.
Find or make a transcript. (there are many good examples on HSLDA website.)
Relax and enjoy these final years of schooling your child.