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Compass Adds Homeschool Swim Lessons to Fall Line-Up

Starting in the fall, Compass will offer Homeschool Swim Lessons! No, we are not building a pool this summer! Instead, we have partnered with the Reston YMCA to make weekday morning homeschool swim lessons available.The YMCA is a clean, bright modern facility with a 6-lane, 25 yard pool, located just 0.9 miles (3 minutes) from Compass ... More

9th Annual Compass Homeschool Quads Chess Tournament (May 25)

Compass is hosting its 9th annual Homeschool Quads Chess Tournament on Wednesday, May 25 from 9:45 am - 12:30 pm! Registration is ongoing.Students will be placed in groups of 4 with similar playing strength (or by age, if they are not a current Compass chess student). Each player will play 3 games. This is a great opportunity as a ... More

Compass Fall Class Schedule is Posted! Early Registration Opens May 17

Great news! The Compass Schedule of Fall Classes is now complete! Early Registration begins next week on Tuesday, May 17 at 6:00 am. A 10% discount is offered through June 30. Registration includes 1st quarter classes (7 weeks), 1st semester high school classes (14 weeks), and year-long high school classes (30 weeks). Classes begin September ... More

Learn About Compass High School Mock Trial! Information Session (5/13)

The Compass High School Mock Trial team has openings for the 2022-23 school year! Do you have an outgoing 9th-11th grade homeschooled student who enjoys project-based learning? Compass has a high school mock trial team, and the team is looking for a few new members for next year.High school mock trial gives teens an “authentic courtroom ... More

REMINDER: Compass Multi-Family Used Curriculum Sale Tomorrow (4/27)

Join us for the annual Compass multi-family Used Curriculum and Resource Sale, tomorrow, Wednesday, April 27. The sale will run from 10:30 am - 2:30 pm.Location: Compass at 510 Herndon Parkway, Suite C, Herndon, VA 20170For sale: pre-owned curricula, workbooks, textbooks; fiction and non-fiction books; reference books; manipulatives; ... More

Compass News & Special Events, Spring 2022

Spring Break:  Classes will resume next week, on April 11, after our Spring Break. (Except, cooking and mosaics classes taught by Mimi Nyman will not meet.)First Aid & CPR Workshop for Teens: LAST CHANCE- Teens can earn 4 Red Cross certifications in this two-day workshop on Monday, April 11 and Monday, April 18 from 10:00 am – ... More

First Aid & CPR Worshops for Teens

Would you know what to do if you cut yourself in the kitchen? What if a friend had an anaphylactic reaction to a food or your teacher suddenly collapsed? Whether you play outdoors, participate in sports, go to the pool, cook at home, supervise siblings, or just hang out with friends, you should know what to do when an emergency arises! First ... More

Compass Spring Classes Begin this Week (Mar 21-25)

There is still time! Compass spring classes begin this week: March 21-25.Join Compass to celebrate the end of our 10th year! New families are welcome to enroll. Spaces are still available in dozens of a-la-carte classes for homeschooled students in PreK - 12th grade in math, science, engineering, coding, history, humanities, civics, ... More

Our Classes Get a Little Wild! (Animal Kingdom Alive Starts 3/21)

Everyone's favorite spring program- Animal Kingdom Alive- begins on Monday, March 21. Compass has a shark, a kangaroo, an owl, an artic fox, and many other wild friends coming to school! Kids get an up-close look at live animal ambassadors each week as they learn about different animal families and adaptations. Students will meet exotic ... More

Meet Stonewall Jackson at Compass (Thurs. Mar 10)

Meet Stonewall Jackson tomorrow on Thursday, March 10, at 11:00 am at Compass. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was one of the most successful southern generals in the Civil War. Doug Riley of Tunnelton, WV, has portrayed General Jackson for 13 years. He last appeared in Compass's American History Alive series at Compass in 2018. His first-person, ... More