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What’s Next? Gap Year

February is Gap Year Exploration Month! A gap year is a purposeful break between high school and college. There is often an emphasis on experiential learning and pushing beyond one’s comfort zones. Learners…

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High School Spotlight: Hayden Crawford

Hayden joined iLEAD Exploration in 2019 and exemplifies the definition of true grit! In order to pursue his acting career, he chose the homeschool path which fits his lifestyle perfectly. Juggling…

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High School Hike and Hangout

The Trails Cafe in Los Angeles Friday, February 28 from 10:30 am-1:30 pm This event is for high school learners only. 10:30 am – 11:30 am Hike on one of the nearby…

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Summer Programs for High School

If you’re looking for a productive way to spend your summer and are interested in greater college preparedness, consider attending a pre-college summer program. These programs can be a great…

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SAT & ACT Test Practice

Taking college entrance examinations can be stressful. The best way to overcome text anxiety is to be well-prepared. A wide variety of books, online programs, and tablet apps are available…

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Scholarships

The best form of need-based and merit-based financial aid comes directly from a college or university. Need-based aid depends on a family’s financial situation while merit-based aid, also known as scholarships,…

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Research Universities

When high schoolers say they want to go to a large university, they are usually interested in school spirit, choices of majors, and an active and vibrant campus. What many learners don’t realize is…

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Learner Spotlight- Savannah Fox

Savannah was interested in art at a very young age. She loved to sketch or paint whenever she had the opportunity. The choice to homeschool mainly came from the opportunities it would…

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Charter Profile

Be sure to view our public school profile for iLEAD Exploration (our official charter name is iLEAD Hybrid). Since opening five years ago, we have built a solid charter school option for all types…

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Creative Electives

Creative Electives

High school learners are required to take core academic classes along with some electives, depending on their particular graduation path. Elective classes are a way to prepare them for the…

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Admissions

Rolling and Late Admissions

Applying to college? It’s not too late! While the deadline for most California public university campuses has passed, there are still hundreds of colleges ready and waiting for your application….

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Certificated Careers

There are many ways to make a living. Choosing a career that you are excited about and that allows you to earn an adequate wage is possible with certificated careers. Certificated careers are…

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Liberal Arts Colleges

If you are looking for a college where the focus is on teaching, small class size, and accessible faculty, a liberal arts college may be for you. These colleges provide…

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Learner Spotlight: William Wisneskey

William Wisneskey is a 16-year-old senior at iLEAD Exploration. His family relocated from New Orleans, Louisiana, to support William in his training in classical ballet. William is on a full…

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Save The Date

High School Graduation will be held on June 3 at 4:00 p.m. at The Grand in Long Beach. We look forward to seeing all our graduates participate in this special event.

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ASB News

Associated Student Body iLEAD Exploration is thrilled to present our inaugural high school ASB team! These student-leaders have already had their first meeting, and the wheels are enthusiastically spinning as…

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Popular Online Vendors

iLEAD Exploration offers many approved online vendors for our middle and high school homeschooling families. These vendors offer a wide range of high school courses that can be used by our learners…

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What’s Next: Is Community College for You?

Attending a community college has a number of benefits and can save your family a great deal of money. Community colleges offer learners the opportunity to discover what they want to major in…

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College Tours: Finding Your Type

College tours help you choose your future home. Do you prefer large or small, a town or city, relaxed or spirited? Do you want an intellectual atmosphere, a campus with…

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Learner Spotlight: Mary Miller

Mary Miller is a senior in high school, and she has been enrolled with iLEAD since 10th grade. She is very involved in her community, and she just might have a future…

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Learner Spotlight: Camilo Whitfield

Camilo Whitfield attended a charter school until fifth grade; however, brick and mortar was not a good fit, so homeschooling was his best option. From an early age, Camilo excelled…

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Upcoming Events

Welcome to the October edition of High School Highlights! This newsletter contains a lot of important and time sensitive information, so please read it carefully. Pay particular attention to the upcoming deadlines: CSU…

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Attention 12th Graders

College Applications California Public Colleges: The University of California and the California State University system applications are open. Applications can be submitted between November 1 and November 30. You must have…

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