Join Alpha Rho (Homeschool National Honor Society) this Fall

Alpha Rho, a local chapter of Eta Sigma Alpha (HSA), the Homeschool National Honor Society, is accepting applications for membership for the 2018-19 school year. The first meeting of the year is on Friday, September 14. Homeschooled teens in 7th-12th grade are invited to apply. Prospective members are encouraged to get their applications in by September 7. The goals of HSA include:

  • Recognize and promote scholarship and academic excellence
  • Create opportunities for leadership
  • Foster networking and socializing among homeschooled students
  • Plan and participate in service projects
  • Alpha Rho is student-run with many opportunities for leadership and camaraderie. For many, membership in Alpha Rho will be a noteworthy academic credential on their personal resume or college applications. Read about the chapter online including a list of the 2017-18 speakers, social events, service projects, and fundraisers. Alpha Rho meets on the 2nd Friday afternoon of each month from September through May from 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm in Oakton. Alpha Rho is sponsored by Compass Homeschool Classes, but teens do not need to attend Compass to join.

    Members must apply with a brief personal statement, documented achievement test scores, and proof of homeschool standing. Please note that accepted test scores cannot be administered by a parent, and this may affect how you approach your year-end testing in Virginia.

    For a membership application or questions, please e-mail

    For more information and Frequently Asked Questions, see the chapter information page.