Ongoing Activities

Homeschool Skating

Hello friends! We have once again been provided with ice time at the city’s rinks for daytime Homeschool skating. This ice time is being provided by the Regina Catholic school board and is open to all homeschoolers, please be aware that if we abuse the privilege, it will not be available! Please read the ARCHE…

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Moms Encouraging Moms

Moms Encouraging Moms (MEMs) is a monthly support group for all home educating moms and those who are considering home educating. Our hope is to help each other as we remember the words of the apostle Paul: “And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we…

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Swimming lessons

ARCHE has red cross swimming lessons scheduled for this fall during the day! The lessons are at the Lawson Aquatic Centre (1717 Elphinstone St) on Tuesday or Thursday mornings, depending on the level. They will begin November 13 and run for 9 weeks.

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Dads Breakfasts

Dads Breakfasts is a monthly chance for homeschool Dads to Eat Breakfast Together. We also talk about issues related to strengthening the family, challenges that are peculiar to homeschool families, and anything else that comes up. This is great opportunity to get know some of the other homeschool dads.

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Co-Op Classes

Co-op Co-op works because parents volunteer to teach classes or help teach classes. The general method is that parents choose a topic or class they’d like to teach and an age range that would be applicable. Parents register for Co-op, not for particular classes, and the classes are assigned by the organizer based on class…

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4Cats Art Studio Classes

The dates are on Fridays, October 19th, November 16th and December 14th. There will be 2 classes on each date. 5-8 year old class at 1 pm and 9-12 year old class at 2:15 pm. The cost will be $16.25 (taxes included) per class/per child. Registration is at https://arche.support/4cats-f18/

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Rock Climbing

Rock climbing: Hello, I have been in touch with Jordan from the Regina Climbing Centre located at 606 B Solomon Crescent, Regina, SK, and have set up climbing sessions with them for Wednesday’s, September 26th, October 31st, and November 28th. These climbing sessions will all be 10 am-Noon. The cost will be $20 per climber…

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ARCHE "Infoline" Archive

Tornado Hunter Presentation

August 28, 2018

Please reply to Sara Penner if interested: Good morning! I am looking to bring Ricky Forbes down to do a Tornado Hunter presentation sometime hopefully in October. I wanted to gauge interest in this before I put too much leg work into it. Would anyone be interested in bringing their kids to his presentation? I…

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SWIMMING

August 16, 2018

Message about swimming lessons; please indicate potential interest to Charity by August 25: I have talked to one of the aquatics directors from the city of Regina and she is going to have a meeting with the other aquatics directors to see if they have pool time and teachers to offer daytime school ages swimming…

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Prairie Valley School Division Home School Registration Forms

August 15, 2018

Hi all, For those of you in Prairie Valley: Dear Home Based Educator, SHBE is aware that Prairie Valley School Division (PVSD) has updated their website to include new forms and “exemplars”. SHBE does not consider the new forms and examples to be helpful because they considerably exceed the regulatory requirements. SHBE has made our…

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Information Night – Education Plan and Annual Progress Report

June 19, 2018

Hello! I’ve set up an information night at George Bothwell library on Thursday night around 6:30 to discuss the regulations and policy for Home Based Education. This may seem a little late for this year, but this is the perfect time to think about next year, because your annual progress report really starts with the…

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Quest for Knowledge

June 12, 2018

Laser-quest educational Lasers and Mazes. More information is available on Laser Quest’s webpage. Here is the invite from Christa: I set up a last minute “Quest for Knowledge” at Laser Quest. It’s about 2.5hrs and they will do a presentation about lasers and mazes and it will also included 2 rounds of laser quest. It…

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Annual Progress Report / Auditor Report

June 11, 2018

Hi all, Please remember to complete and send your annual progress report by June 15. As you may have heard, the Saskatchewan Provincial Auditor has released a report that looked into Home Based Education Program Administration in Prairie Valley School Division. One of items highlighted was that some families had not been recorded as having…

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Christian Homeschool Family Camp Weekend

June 10, 2018

This camp starts next Friday, so if you are thinking of coming out, please register by Tuesday morning so we can ensure we have sufficient groceries. Homeschool/Discipleship Family Camp Dates: June 15, 16, 17 Location: Elbow Lutheran Bible Camp: https://goo.gl/maps/ftZ1RPWh8DJ2 Cost: $150 per family includes meals and camp. Register: https://arche.support/camp Thanks, Rod

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host a 5-Day Club

June 5, 2018

I have had the opportunity to host a 5 day club in my backyard for the past 8 years or so and you can too! We are looking for hosts for 5 day clubs all over Saskatchewan and Alberta. What is a 5 day club? It is like a mini Vacation Bible School in your…

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The Recycled Orchestra of Cateura | On The Boards Staging Company

May 29, 2018

The following event may be if interest to ARCHE families. There are a few ARCHE families involved with the SSYO, and this visiting orchestra is phenomenal. My kids are so excited! All the instruments (including the violins and cellos) are made from material recycled from the landfill (tin, wood, plastic, etc). https://ontheboards.ca/events/the-recycled-orchestra-of-cateura/ Friday, June 1…

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Gems of the baroque

May 23, 2018

May be of interest to ARCHE families. Per Sonatori presents the Top ten best baroque pieces. We are doing 2 concerts : Per Sonatori’s regular concert on sat night poster included. As well we will be presenting a shorter version of this concert on Thursday May 24, 7-8 pm at Westminster United Church for the…

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Updated Verification for Science Centre/IMAX May 22 Field Trip

May 21, 2018

Hello Everyone, The Science Centre/IMAX field trip is on Tuesday May 22. Below is a list of people we have received payment from and of the students registered in each group. Please check to be sure that you have paid and that your child is on the list for the workshops. We had a lot…

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Motherwell Fieldtrip Reminder

May 19, 2018

Field trip to Motherwell homestead: Hello again ARCHE group, It is less than three weeks until June 8 – the day of the Motherwell Homestead Homeschool Field Trip! I have had several families reply to me already that they want to come, but I am sending this e-mail as a reminder to any of you…

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Christian Homeschool Family Camp Weekend

May 18, 2018
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Christian Homeschool Family Camp Weekend

May 18, 2018
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Grad/End of Year Celebration

May 15, 2018

Let Karen know if you are interested in participating. Hello ARCHE Families! Just wanted to gauge the interest on the Grad/End of Year celebration for this year. Please RSVP by this weekend if your family is interested in joining in so we can see if we have enough to go ahead, if not we’ll plan…

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Christian Homeschool Family Camp Weekend

May 15, 2018

Hi All, This may be of interest to some ARCHE Families: Homeschool/Discipleship Family Camp June 15, 16, 17 at Elbow Lutheran Bible Camp: Website: elbowlutheranbiblecamp.com Location: https://goo.gl/maps/ftZ1RPWh8DJ2 Cost $150 per family includes meals and camp. Proposed schedule: Friday: 5-7 pm – check-in 7-9 pm – introductions and speaker 9-11 pm – Fellowship and Snacks Saturday:…

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Quilt Show in Conexus Art Center

May 11, 2018

May be of interest to ARCHE families: Prairie Piecemakers Quilters Guild Presents Piece and Harmony Quilt Show at the Conexus Art Centre May 11 and 12 th Friday 10am – 7pm Saturday 10am – 5pm Admission $10 and 12 and under free 230 judged quilts and 14 Quilt Shop Vendors- Demonstrations by Vendors A tribute…

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Motherwell Homestead Field Trip 2018

May 9, 2018

Field trip to Motherwell Homestead for next month, Friday, June 8. Hello fellow homeschoolers, I am planning a field trip to Motherwell Homestead (east of Regina off of Hwy 10 – close to Balcarres and Abernethy) for Friday, June 8. The program will run from 10:30-2:30 with a lunch break built in. Motherwell Homestead is…

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Homeschooler camping trip

May 7, 2018

Something that may be of interest to ARCHE families: Hello! My name is Sheri and I’ve organized a homeschooler camping trip that will be facilitated by Colin Frey of Renewed by Nature from May 29 to 31. Please see the attached flyer for more details. If you are interested, please complete the attached registration form.…

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Science Centre on May 22.

May 4, 2018

Field trip. Please reply to Jenn, Julie or Angie for details: Jenn Dean, Julie Sutor and I have planned a field trip to the Science Centre on May 22. The field trip will include a workshop, an IMAX film and a picnic lunch in the park or in the case of inclement weather there are…

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"Other" Stuff, General Information, Public Events

Monday’s Bill 24 Injunction Appeal – Attend and/or Pray Please

November 30, 2018

View this email in your browser Monday’s Bill 24 Injunction Appeal – Attend and/or Pray Please As many of you are aware, the marginalization of parental rights is an obvious result to Bill 24. The bill, now law, has been implemented by the current government, but they are facing resistance from a small band of…

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Manufacturing Industry At Vale Industries Wednesday, Nov 28 | RDIEC

November 27, 2018

This may be of interest to some families: Manufacturing Industry At Vale Industries Wednesday, Nov 28 This spotlight will focus on the Manufacturing Industry in Partnership with Vale Industries.  This Spotlight will have the students experience the  3 main career areas of manufacturing a) Welding  b) Design, Purchasing c) Assembly and Painting. The students will…

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Wizard of Oz at Luther Highschool

October 6, 2018

A community option that may be of interest to some homeschool families : We are invited to watch the dress rehearsal (free) of the Wizard of Oz at Luther Highschool. They open up this day to seniors, other schools and the homeschool community. The performance is on Thurs, Oct 18th at 1 pm. If you’re…

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SHBE – Special Needs Workshop – October 19-20

September 25, 2018

SHBE is presenting a special needs conference in Regina on October 19 and 20, at 41Birchwood Road. Please see attached poster for details… Let me take the opportunity to relate just a few reasons why you might consider attending: If you find that you need to adjust curriculum to meet the specific needs of your…

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Regina Symphony Education and Outreach Link Up Program

September 24, 2018

A program that may be of interest to some families. It would be great to have a parent take charge of this. Please let us know if you are interested or need further information… Sent by the Regina Symphony Orchestra: We have a program called Link Up that we think may be of interest to…

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Regina Debate Workshop

September 12, 2018

Debate workshop: I received this announcement from SEDA for their Debate Workshop held this Saturday, Sept. 15 at Luther College High School. This may be of interest for students in Grades 5-12. Cost is $20 per student, includes lunch. Deadline to register is Thursday. Please see the attachment. The link to register for the workshop…

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Fall 2018 Driver’s Education Class at Regina Christian School – through Regina Public School Division

September 7, 2018

Driver training options: Driver’s Education Class at Regina Christian School Students must be 15 years old to take the class and be registered with The Regina Public School Board. IMPORTANT: Students must be able to commit to attending ALL the classes. Not attending all the classes may result in not being able to complete the…

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Christian Homeschool Family Camp Weekend

June 10, 2018

This camp starts next Friday, so if you are thinking of coming out, please register by Tuesday morning so we can ensure we have sufficient groceries. Homeschool/Discipleship Family Camp Dates: June 15, 16, 17 Location: Elbow Lutheran Bible Camp: https://goo.gl/maps/ftZ1RPWh8DJ2 Cost: $150 per family includes meals and camp. Register: https://arche.support/camp Thanks, Rod

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host a 5-Day Club

June 5, 2018

I have had the opportunity to host a 5 day club in my backyard for the past 8 years or so and you can too! We are looking for hosts for 5 day clubs all over Saskatchewan and Alberta. What is a 5 day club? It is like a mini Vacation Bible School in your…

Read More

The Recycled Orchestra of Cateura | On The Boards Staging Company

May 29, 2018

The following event may be if interest to ARCHE families. There are a few ARCHE families involved with the SSYO, and this visiting orchestra is phenomenal. My kids are so excited! All the instruments (including the violins and cellos) are made from material recycled from the landfill (tin, wood, plastic, etc). https://ontheboards.ca/events/the-recycled-orchestra-of-cateura/ Friday, June 1…

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Events

Ongoing Activities

Homeschool Skating

Hello friends! We have once again been provided with ice time at the city’s rinks for daytime Homeschool skating. This ice time is being provided by the Regina Catholic school board and is open to all homeschoolers, please be aware that if we abuse the privilege, it will not be available! Please read the ARCHE…

Read More

Moms Encouraging Moms

Moms Encouraging Moms (MEMs) is a monthly support group for all home educating moms and those who are considering home educating. Our hope is to help each other as we remember the words of the apostle Paul: “And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we…

Read More

Swimming lessons

ARCHE has red cross swimming lessons scheduled for this fall during the day! The lessons are at the Lawson Aquatic Centre (1717 Elphinstone St) on Tuesday or Thursday mornings, depending on the level. They will begin November 13 and run for 9 weeks.

Read More

Dads Breakfasts

Dads Breakfasts is a monthly chance for homeschool Dads to Eat Breakfast Together. We also talk about issues related to strengthening the family, challenges that are peculiar to homeschool families, and anything else that comes up. This is great opportunity to get know some of the other homeschool dads.

Read More

Co-Op Classes

Co-op Co-op works because parents volunteer to teach classes or help teach classes. The general method is that parents choose a topic or class they’d like to teach and an age range that would be applicable. Parents register for Co-op, not for particular classes, and the classes are assigned by the organizer based on class…

Read More

4Cats Art Studio Classes

The dates are on Fridays, October 19th, November 16th and December 14th. There will be 2 classes on each date. 5-8 year old class at 1 pm and 9-12 year old class at 2:15 pm. The cost will be $16.25 (taxes included) per class/per child. Registration is at https://arche.support/4cats-f18/

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Rock Climbing

Rock climbing: Hello, I have been in touch with Jordan from the Regina Climbing Centre located at 606 B Solomon Crescent, Regina, SK, and have set up climbing sessions with them for Wednesday’s, September 26th, October 31st, and November 28th. These climbing sessions will all be 10 am-Noon. The cost will be $20 per climber…

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Infoline Achives

Guaging Interest in Winter Swimming Lessons

The staff at the Lawson has been happy with how swimming lessons have been going this session.  Is there enough interest to do another session beginning at the end of January? It would be similar….although the levels might be different, in order to make sure we get everyone! And I have asked about including a…

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cancellation due to Doug Wickenheiser rink renovations

The skating time at the Doug Wickenheiser on December 14 has been cancelled. They are still undergoing renovations. Sorry for any inconvenience. Hopefully it will be up and running in January! Thanks! Charity 

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MEMS Christmas

Hello ladies! We will celebrate Christmas together this Friday December 7 at 7:00 pm at Jo Amberson’s, 1576 Bishop Place.  Please bring an appetizer or some Christmas baking to share…beverages will be provided.  Jo has offered to demonstrate an easy-to-follow, super-nice fabric wreath, that we can all work on as we chat. Jo will provide…

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Dad’s Breakfast First Saturday of each month

Hello All,    Friendly reminder that this coming Saturday will be a get-together for homeschool dads at the Colosseum Restaurant in the Victoria Square Mall in Regina’s East end. Come as you are when you can make it. We usually order between 8 and 8:30.    Let Greg or me know if you have any…

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Mems: Moms Encouraging Moms – November 19

Moms Encouraging Moms is tonight, November 19. 67 Windfield Road 7:00 p.m. Moms Encouraging Moms is a monthly support group open to all homeschooling moms in the Regina area and those who are interested in homeschooling as well. It is a great opportunity to come out and get to know other homeschooling moms, to share…

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Skating reminder – Nov 14 9-11:45 – Murray Balfour

Hello everyone, There is skating tomorrow at the Murray Balfour Arena on Massey road. Ice time is from 9 to 11:45 am. I won’t clutter your inbox with reminders for everything, but as a come-and-go event, on various days of the week and at various times, skating is easy to forget about. All the skating…

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Behind the screen 2018

Something that may be of interest to homeschoolers. More information: https://www.smpia.sk.ca/behind-the-screen-2018/ Everyone is invited to join us at the Soundstage in Regina for some movie magic! Go behind the screen and experience the specialized skills and equipment used to bring Film and TV productions to life. Admission is FREE – this event is family-friendly and…

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*** ARCHE Membership Renewal Notice

Hi All! If you are getting this email, it is because ARCHE has not received an updated membership for you (this school season). This means that your information will not be included in the ARCHE directory and your email address will be removed from our distribution list. The deadline for inclusion in the directory will…

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Homeschool STEAM programs at Glen Elm library

Program at the Glen Elm Library. Registration is by phone or online via these links: Stop Motion Animation Lab; Coding Lab . This was arranged thanks to Danielle: Please note registration is November 25th. Thanks Good news…I have been working with the Director of children’s programming to create daytime STEAM programs for homeschooled children. They…

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Homeschool Skating

Hello friends! We have once again been provided with ice time at the city’s rinks for daytime Homeschool skating. This ice time is being provided by the Regina Catholic school board and is open to all homeschoolers, please be aware that if we abuse the privilege, it will not be available! Please read the ARCHE…

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