Field Trips and Family Fun

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Home School Day at Northeast State

When: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Where: Basler Library, Blountville Campus
Details: Participants will learn information about Northeast State admissions and majors, dual enrollment opportunities, the Honors program, financial aid & scholarships and much more. The highlight of the day will be the Student Q&A Panel where current Northeast State students who were homeschooled will field questions from our audience about their experiences here at Northeast State. Campus tours will be offered at 12 noon for anyone who is interested. If you’d like to attend or have any questions, please call Sheila Jackson at 423.323.0229. The deadline to RSVP is Monday, March 11th. 

Co-Op Visitation Days

When: April 2 and 9 (come either day)
Time: 10:30 a.m. for the tour and orientation
Where: First Baptist Church Weber CIty - 155 Shady Elm Lane, Weber City
Details: Come see how our co-op operates and if it would be a good fit for your family. We will meet in the Sanctuary.
Please register with Angela Henson if you plan to attend. (423-341-0554 and
Cost for 2019-2020 Co-Op school year: $15 per child for the year; cap of $75 per family. There is also a $15 background check fee per parent that will be teaching/participating in Co-Op.
(All Co-Op participating families also need to maintain membership with KACHEA, the support group.  The cost for KACHEA membership is $25 per family per year ($26 if you pay online through PayPal).

Homeschool Skate Days

When: Wednesdays
Time: 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Where: Bristol Skateway
Cost: $3 admission (includes skate rental)
Details: No need to sign up anywhere, just show up. If you have small children that can't skate, you can push them in your stroller while you walk or skate. They even have tricycles with handles you can push.

Kingsport Ballet presents: "The Sleeping Beauty"

Attend the school performance for free! (Or for a low cost, if you have extra adults. See the details.)

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 10 a.m.
Where: Toy F. Reid Eastman Employee Center - 400 S. Wilcox, Kingsport
Cost: Students and teachers are FREE! Additional adults are just $10 each.
Details: Amy Ramey is taking reservations for tickets from now until the end of March. Get your reservations in early! (

Other field trips and family fun are in the planning stages.

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We love getting together as a group. If you have an idea for a field trip or fun activity but have never coordinated one before, simply contact the overallfield trip coordinator, Debbie Taylor, for help and guidance in planning one.

To announce a field trip or family fun activity on the website and in the KACHEA newsletter, contact Rachel Underhill (