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NEW CLASS: Physics Phenomena Offered as Lab-Only or Full Course/Honors

Test a transformer. Make a microphone. Fabricate a photovoltaic cell. Operate an oscilloscope. Create illusions with lenses. Physics phenomena are found everywhere! High school students will explore these everyday occurrences in a semester-long, hands-on, lab-based physics program. Discover heat, temperature, sound, waves, light, optics, ... More

Mission Possible Returns to Compass this January!

One day your greatest responsibility is feeding the family dog. The next day, the fate of a new nation is in your hands! This is Mission Possible! You and a small team of classmates will be challenged to run a new nation: making decisions on its economy, technology, agriculture, education, welfare, education, natural resources, leadersh... More

Registrer 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 pm Details: The ... More

Registration Opens Tomorrow for Compass Winter Classes (11/29 at 6:00 am)

Don't forget! Registration for second semester/third quarter winter homeschool classes at Compass begins tomorrow, Thursday, November 29 at 6:00 am! Winter is a great time to try some classes while passing the colder, shorter homeschool days. Check out the new schedule of classes! A 10% discount is offered on early registrations completed by ... More

Seeking Candidates for Carson Scholars Fund Scholarship (4th-11th Graders)

Compass is seeking applicants to be our "school" nominee for the 2019 Carson Scholars Fund Competition! Each year, the Carson Scholar Fund awards 500 scholarships valued at $1000/each. Over 8000 have been awarded since the program began in 1996. This scholarship contest is open to 4th through 11th graders who have a strong academic record and ... More

Great News! Compass Winter Classes Posted- Early Registration Opens 11/29 at 6:00 am

Great news! The all-new schedule for second semester/third quarter homeschool classes at Compass has been posted! Winter is a great time to try some classes while passing the colder, shorter homeschool days. Check out the new schedule of classes! Early registration for begins next week on Thursday, November 29 at 6:00 am. A 10% discount 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

LAST CHANCE: Holiday Pottery Painting Workshop this Friday

Create family keepsakes! Paint one-of-a-kind, personalized gifts and get a head start on the holidays! Hand paint a plate for Grandma’s cookies, a mug for dad’s coffee, or a bowl for brother’s ice cream. Decorate cast clay Christmas ornaments. Bring your children to a pottery paint workshop at Compass on Friday, November 9! Kids ... More

Reminder: Prudential Spirit of Community Awards (Grades 5-12) Due Nov. 6

Compass families: Remember that applications for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards are due in two days on November 6! Read below about this award that is available to students in 5th-12th grade! Compass is now able to certify students for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. These awards are part of the “largest youth ... More

Halloween Photos and Costume Contest Tomorrow!

A Fundraiser for Alpha Rho, the Compass chapter of the Homeschool National Honor Society Have 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