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LAST CHANCE: Register for the 2019 Homeschool Geography Bee!

This is the last chance for geography enthusiasts to register for the 2019 Homeschool Geography Bee. Compass is the host of the "Greater Fairfax Homeschool" bee, a fun, "school level" contest for the National Geographic Bee. Register now to participate next Wednesday: Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Time: 4:15 pm – 6:00 pm Detai... More

Start Today: Last Minute, Same Day, and Walk-In Registrations Welcome

Winter classes at Compass begin today on Wednesday, January 9, and it is not too late to join us! Last minute, same day, walk-in, and late registrations are welcome! There are still openings in several dozen classes for homeschooled students in K through 12th grade. A few classes that have been closed for months have last minute ... More

Register Now: 2019 Greater Fairfax Homeschool Geography Bee

Calling all geography buffs and enthusiasts! Registration is open for homeschooled students to participate in the annual Greater Fairfax Homeschool Geography Bee. Compass is a host site for this “school level” contest for the 2019 National Geographic Bee. Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Time: 4:15 pm – 6:00 pm Details: The ... More

Featured: Engineering Classes for Kids

Compass has engineering classes for kids who like to take apart and build things back! Kids are natural engineers! Who doesn’t like to imagine, sketch, cut, tape, glue, fasten, form, shape, mold, stack, link, and construct only to measure, test, bend, break, throw, twist, fly, stretch, squash, and then build it all over again? Kids will ... More

Featured Class: Your Future World- Spotlight on the Top Nations of 2050

This isn’t your ordinary geography class! No maps or mountain ranges to memorize here! In Your Future World, high school students will explore the physical and human geography of the dozen nations forecasted to be the world's most populous and influential in 2050. Each week, students will perform a country-specific case study to uncover ... More

Join the Gang for “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown!”

Charlie: “Snoopy! Do you see this stick? I, the human being, will throw the stick and you, the dog, will retrieve it.” Snoopy: “I, the dog, could not be less interested.” Charlie: “Good grief!” Join the cast as Charlie, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Marcie, Schroeder, Snoopy, and other pals in the hilarious, classic adventures of the ... More

Mission Possible Returns to Compass this January!

One day your greatest responsibility is feeding the family dog. The next day, the fate of a new nation is in your hands! This is Mission Possible! You and a small team of classmates will be challenged to run a new nation: making decisions on its economy, technology, agriculture, education, welfare, education, natural resources, leadersh... More

Registrer Now: 2019 Greater Fairfax Homeschool Geography Bee!

Calling all geography buffs and enthusiasts! Registration is open for homeschooled students to participate in the annual Greater Fairfax Homeschool Geography Bee. Compass is a host site for this “school level” contest for the 2019 National Geographic Bee. Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Time: 4:15 pm – 6:00 pm Details: The ... More

Registration Opens Tomorrow for Compass Winter Classes (11/29 at 6:00 am)

Don't forget! Registration for second semester/third quarter winter homeschool classes at Compass begins tomorrow, Thursday, November 29 at 6:00 am! Winter is a great time to try some classes while passing the colder, shorter homeschool days. Check out the new schedule of classes! A 10% discount is offered on early registrations completed by ... More

Seeking Candidates for Carson Scholars Fund Scholarship (4th-11th Graders)

Compass is seeking applicants to be our "school" nominee for the 2019 Carson Scholars Fund Competition! Each year, the Carson Scholar Fund awards 500 scholarships valued at $1000/each. Over 8000 have been awarded since the program began in 1996. This scholarship contest is open to 4th through 11th graders who have a strong academic record and ... More