Our Official School Name

I don’t think I’ve mentioned what we decided to name our school. Several weeks ago I asked for input and suggestions as we searched for the just the right name. After discussing it as a family, I think we’ve settled on just the right one.

We decided to go with Princess’ suggestion of Faith Family Homeschool. I like this name for at least a couple of reasons.

First, I like that it’s very straight-forward. Academy or Private School doesn’t tell the listener that we school at home – they’d have to ask. I understand why some people would prefer that, but for me, I like Homeschool because it takes the guesswork out of it and saves a few extra questions. Also, “Faith” let’s the listener know that our faith is a part of our education. And I like having “Family” in it because it makes the title more personal, not institutional at all.

The second reason I like the name is because each different part includes an important element about the way we do school. We school in faith, and by faith, as a family, and at home. It’s also a good representation of keeping our priorities straight. =) We school in faith (God first), as a Family (family second), at home (house/housework third.) School is a priority, too, but I guess that’s understood. 🙂

So here we are: Faith Family Homeschool.

***By the way, I’ve been using that free homeschooling software that I mentioned a while back – Homeschool Tracker. The free version includes everything you’ll need to keep records, attendance, print reports and more. It pretty much has everything except for the ability to print a highschool transcript. But they do have a full version that has that, too. I figure for now we’ll use the free one, and at some point later (when finances aren’t as big of an issue) we’ll upgrade to the full version – assuming I’m still using the same software. After all, we won’t need to print transcripts for quite some time!

  • Re-visit my original post about choosing a school name.
  • Download Homeschool Tracker Basic.
  • Check out Homeschool Tracker Plus.

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mrs darling
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mrs darling

Love the name!

Our is Blueberry House Country Day School. Our House is blue and we grow blueberries! Not exactly a lot of thought there. 🙂 I do tutoring and my business is Blueberry House Tutoring.

proverbs31
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proverbs31

I like that! It so cheery. 🙂

MamaNut
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MamaNut

I do like that name 🙂 Way to go Princess with coming up with that! 😀

Growing in Grace (Nicole)
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Growing in Grace (Nicole)

That’s a great name. I love it!

Kristi
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Kristi

Neat idea. I’d never thought about naming our homeschool before. That might have to be something we think about…. How are you?

bimw
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bimw

I like the name, it fits very well! Thanks for the Homeschool Tracker link! I am going to use that for sure!

Tara
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Tara

School IS in the name. You have Faith Family HomeSchool. And it’s in just the right order. 🙂