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LAHSC History Fair


                                                                                        Photo submitted by Shannity Robertson-Hare
Presenters and projects at the History Fair included, from left: Aubrey Lewis, "Sergeant Stubby;" Caleb Shrock, "Ninja Warriors;" Zachary Barker, "History of NERF;" Caleb Barker, "Napoleon Bonaparte;" Emily Barker, "Elizabeth Blackwell;" Shannity Robertson-Hare, "Lillian Trasher - Mother Nile;" Hannah Barker, "History of the FBI;" Brianna Malikowski, "Life and Works of Jane Austen;" Karissa Malikowski, "Marie Curie;" Kaeleb Malikowski, "History of Basketball" and Cyril Robertson-Hare, "The Sinking of the Edmond Fitzgerald."


By Shannity Robertson-Hare
The Licking Area Homeschool Co-op met Friday, Nov. 8, at Rock Springs Baptist Church for our monthly classes. The session began with presentations for the annual History Fair. Eleven presenters shared their projects, which ranged from biographies to shipwrecks and the history of NERF products. After the fair, our regular classes got down to business and had lots of fun.  
For the littles (ages 4 to 6), it was all about apples and delicious desserts. Centered around the book "How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World," the class had lots of hands-on projects including grinding wheat, learning geography, and making and taking home fresh apple turnovers.


Photo submitted by Shannity Robertson-Hare
The LAHSC Littles Class included from
left: Aubrey Lewis, Meredith Hamilton,
Melinda Hamilton, Madelyn DeRuiter
and Teacher Annie Shrock.
World War I was the focus of the middles’ class (ages 7 – 12).  Lapbooks were started as the kids studied the causes and effects of the war. To get a taste for the era, they sampled a 1900s macaroni dish and peanut cookies.   
The teen class learned Dutch cooking from Mrs. Mieke Ingram. Hutspot, a scrumptious dish of potatoes, carrots, onions, and meat, and Zoetzuur, sweet and sour muskmelon pickles, were on the menu. Along with learning how to prepare the meal, Mrs. Ingram was gracious enough to share information about her homeland. It was a fantastic time and I, personally, learned a lot about Holland.

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