Upcoming Events


Sign Up Now for the Senior Spelling Bee!

2019 Senior Spelling Bee: Wednesday, March 6Spelling and word enthusiasts are encouraged to join us for this spelling bee which is a "school level" contest for in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The Compass winner will advance to the Fairfax County spelling bee in March 2018. The Senior Spelling Bee is for students ages 9 and above. ... More

Donations Needed for the Homeless!

During Compass's winter week off, the UUCF church is converted to a hypothermia shelter for the area's homeless. Once again they have asked  Compass families to contribute items for our homeless neighbors. For the next three weeks, on January 23, 25, 30, and February 1, 6, and 8, we will be taking donations of:Packs of new adult ... More

LAST CHANCE: Register for the 2019 Homeschool Geography Bee!

This is the last chance for geography enthusiasts to register for the 2019 Homeschool Geography Bee. Compass is the host of the "Greater Fairfax Homeschool" bee, a fun, "school level" contest for the National Geographic Bee. Register now to participate next Wednesday: Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019Time: 4:15 pm – 6:00 pmDetai... More

Register Now: 2019 Greater Fairfax Homeschool Geography Bee

Calling all geography buffs and enthusiasts! Registration is open for homeschooled students to participate in the annual Greater Fairfax Homeschool Geography Bee. Compass is a host site for this “school level” contest for the 2019 National Geographic Bee. Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Time: 4:15 pm – 6:00 pmDetails:The ... More

Happy New (Homeschool) Year! Start Compass Classes Next Week!

Happy New (Homeschool) Year! Compass winter classes begin next week on January 9 and 11. Winter is a great time to try some classes while passing the colder, shorter homeschool days. Check out the current schedule of classes!Register online today! There are dozens of classes available for homeschooled kids in PreK-12th grade. Compass is ... More

NEW! Winter Workshop: Monty Python Mash-Up

Take a break from the seriousness of Shakespeare and the rigors of fall classwork! Return to England to explore the ground-breaking, uniquely British comedy of Monty Python. Teens will get to know Monty Python in a two-week acting workshop with acting coach Heather Sanderson, Compass's very own expert on all things English! Students will ... More

Halloween Photos and Costume Contest Tomorrow!

A Fundraiser for Alpha Rho, the Compass chapter of the Homeschool National Honor SocietyHave your picture taken in your face paint, in your costume, or just-for-fun! Choose a Haunted background, Harvest background, or both with 3D props.- Wednesday, October 31 - 10:00 am – 3:00 pm - In the Compass lobby - $5.00 per picture, per ... More

LAST CALL: Special Effects Make-Up Clinic

Don't miss this unique just-for-fun workshop! Registrations must be received by October 17, so the course make-up products can be ordered!From stage and screen and just in time for Halloween!Become a zombie, monster, troll, demon, or your own frightening creature. Learn ghoulish special effects make-up tricks from a professional ... More

Special Effects Make-Up Clinic

From stage and screen and just in time for Halloween!Become a zombie, monster, troll, demon, or your own frightening creature. Learn ghoulish special effects make-up tricks from a professional make-up artist: hollow, sunken eyes, cuts and gashes, scars and scabs, bruises, and peeling or ripping skin.This is a 1-hour clinic taught by ... More

Last Call: Bio-Chem Learning Lab Program

There is some science you just can’t do at home!If you don’t have a spectrometer or spring scales in your kitchen, you may need to do homeschool science somewhere else! Bio-Chem Learning Labs begin in 2 weeks on Tuesday, October 2. 19 students are participating, and we have room for up to 11 more!Bio-Chem Learnnig Labs are a ... More