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bartii



Joined: 31 Mar 2005
Posts: 180
Location: Boise, ID

PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2005 11:51 am    Post subject: Boise, Idaho Reply with quote

The city is pronounced with an s and not a z.

Homeschooling for almost eight years.

I have two boys -
1) Almost eleven year old
2) Nine year old
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bartii



Joined: 31 Mar 2005
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Location: Boise, ID

PostPosted: Mon Jul 11, 2005 10:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I suggest joining three groups, that are in Idaho, if you are an unschooler, traditional homeschooler, or classical homeschooler.


http://www.hslda.org

Iche-idaho.org

http://chois.org/
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bartii



Joined: 31 Mar 2005
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Location: Boise, ID

PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2006 1:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a list of monthly science seminars, put on by
Foundations in Genesis, for the whole family. These
seminars and field trips are Creation based. They
have seminars for teenagers and adults in conjunction
with activities and lessons for the children. These
are very good and very educational. There are also
Geological field trips that may be coming up this
spring and summer.

FOUNDATIONS IN GENESIS OF IDAHO

HOST OF THE 2005 ANSWERS IN GENESIS FAMILY CONFERENCE


JANUARY 2006 SEMINAR


“BIOLOGICAL EVIDENCES THAT DEFY EVOLUTION”


SEMINAR SPEAKER

WINSTON TILZEY


Boise
January 26 7-9 pm

Crossroads Christian Church

501 N. Curtis Rd, Boise, ID

(Take 1-84 connector toward downtown Boise, at Curtis
exit

turn right, go past Emerald St., church is on right,
just past West Jr. High)


ONTARIO
January 27 7-9 pm

Treasure Valley Baptist Church

386 N. Verde, Ontario, OR

(Go west on Idaho Ave. past High School to N. Verde,
turn right.

Church is on S.E. Corner of Verde and N.W. 4th Ave.)


Boise Contact: Brent Carter - 208-375-9592

Ontario Contact: Kathy Harris - 208-642-9207

Website: www.figionline.com

SEMINAR DESCRIPTION
Over a period of several years, Mr. Tilzey has
discovered through reading, attending seminars, and
speaking with leading scientists in their
fields, many biological evidences, which are
virtually impossible to explain by evolutionary
processes. In this presentation, he will relate many
amazing phenomena indicating that living things
require an intelligent designer. He will expound
on natural selection, mutations, adaptations,
micro and macro evolution and other mechanisms
considered to be prime processes used by
evolutionists. Details regarding speciation and
Biblical “kinds” will also be discussed. The relevance
of understanding and having a Biblical worldview in
this day and age will be shown to be
important for us as Christians as we witness to
those around us.



WINSTON TILZEY
With perseverance, Mr.Tilzey has dedicated over 40
years to studying and attending seminars on Creation
and evolution. He has spoken on creation topics in
several states and foreign countries. Winston Tilzey
has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and a Master’s
Degree with a major in Chemistry and a minor in
Physics. He has taught science and math in public and
private schools for more than 46 years.
Currently, Winston teaches chemistry and physics at
Nampa Christian High School. Winston and his wife
Joyce reside in Nampa, Idaho. They have 7 children &
28 grandchildren.


Foundations In Genesis Of Idaho
CHILDREN’S CREATION SEMINARS
AGES 5-12

A Children’s Creation Seminar accompanies each adult
seminar. These seminars are designed for children,
presenting the same topic and information that is
being offered in the adult seminars. Children will
receive an interactive mini-lecture combined with
demonstrations, songs, experiments, games,
activities and snacks that ALL reinforce the
topic. Critical thinking skills are
encouraged. We have a grand time learning, sharing &
exploring theories, biology, geology, chemistry
and more.



Please register 10 days prior to each seminar!

Contact: Kathy Harris Children’s Program Director

208-642-9207 or harrishome@iousa.net


ENJOY OUR FELLOWSHIP TIME


Please bring finger foods for our fellowship time
following the seminar

This fellowship time is a great opportunity to ask
questions

meet new people, visit with the speaker & friends


Foundations In Genesis Idaho/Oregon Events 2006



Date: January 26, 27 Event: Seminar Speaker:
Winston Tilzey



Date: January 28 Event: S.M.A.C. Science
Mind & Christianity



Date: February 23, 24 Event: Seminar Speaker:
Chard Berndt



Date: March 30,31 Event: Seminar
Speaker: Doug Bennett



Date: May 5-7 Event: Field Trip
Geologist: Brent Carter

Date: June 23-25 Event: Field Trip
Geologist: Brent Carter

Date: August 3-7 Event: Field Trip
Geologist: Brent Carter

(See reverse side for details~ Field Trip dates are
tentative)


Date: September 28,29 Event: Seminar Speaker:
TBA

Date: October 26,27 Event: Seminar Speaker:
TBA

FIGI FIELD TRIPS 2006

(TENTATIVE SCHEDULE)

May 5 - 7, 2006

Salmon River ID Adventure

Spring time in the Salmon River Country is a great
time for fun explorations. This field adventure will
focus on geology of the area, Flood erosion, Native
Americans, and mineral collecting.

June 23 – 25, 2006
Blue Mountains Adventure Oregon

The “Blue Mountains” in June are spectacular.
Participants will prospect for gold, check out
historic mining methods, and study “ancient” Flood
channels.


August 3 – 7, 2006

Bonneville Flood Adventure Idaho & Utah

Trace the route of the flood from Post-Flood Lake
Bonneville in Utah (Salt Lake area) to the Snake River
canyons of Idaho. Side trips will be coordinated to
collect trilobite fossils deposited during the
Biblical Flood in Utah.


Founded in 2000, Foundations In Genesis of Idaho is a
non-profit organization staffed by volunteers, both
scientists & laypeople. Unique, volunteer
opportunities are available. All contributions are tax
deductible.
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bartii



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Location: Boise, ID

PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2007 11:37 am    Post subject: Grants for Idaho homeschoolers Reply with quote

University of Idaho
Office of the President

Moscow, Idaho 83844-3151
Phone: 208-885-6365
Fax: 208-885-6558
The Friday Letter

A Newsletter for University of Idaho Alumni and Friends
March 2, 2007

Dear Friends,

The University of Idaho is leading in academic quality, accessibility and
affordability for all students - especially Idaho students. We pledge to students and their families that in choosing the University of Idaho, they choose an experience that can transform their lives through an unparalleled learning and living experience of scholarship, research, creativity and civic service. They choose a University that can provide truly empowering opportunities and enable them to be tomorrow's high-achieving alumni, serving Idaho, the nation and world.

This week, the University of Idaho announced Go Idaho! - our newest scholarship program to encourage the state's best and brightest students to attend the University of Idaho. The program guarantees a minimum of $6,000 for the state's top high school and home-schooled students over four years - that's $1,500 per year minimum. Criteria include a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average for high school graduates and a minimum 25 ACT/1140 SAT score for home-schooled students.

One hallmark of our distinctive academic quality is the University of Idaho's impressive record of attracting the nation's top academic > performers. These students improve the teaching and learning environment for faculty and students alike. This year we welcomed the second highest number of new National Merit Scholars in the Northwest, behind only University of Washington - ten times as many new Scholars than all other Idaho institutions combined. These cream-of-the-crop students receive extra assistance and encouragement under the Go Idaho! program.

National Merit Scholars are guaranteed full-ride scholarships totaling more than $10,000 for each of four years of study at the University of Idaho, so long as they maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average. The funds pay for tuition, fees, room and board. They also will be connected with individual faculty and alumni mentors. I am very proud of Go Idaho! as an example of our University's commitment to the state's future. The new scholarship program is available beginning with freshmen entering in fall 2007.

Read more about it at www.uidaho.edu/goidaho.

Tim White
President
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