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Spring Semester in the Online Learning Community Begins Monday!

Posted on: 01/07/2021

It’s a new year and a new semester in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community! Spring semester begins Monday, and we’re offering a variety of courses, from academic subjects such as English language arts (with Michael Clay Thompson), math, history, science, and foreign language study (Spanish and Latin) to topics that are generally considered electives […]

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Three-Day Online Workshops Begin Today!

Posted on: 01/04/2021

What better way for children to begin the new year than to tackle an intellectual challenge that both stretches their minds and keeps them happily engaged in fun new learning? The Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community has been offering a series of workshops during the winter break, and the last set of workshops is this […]

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A Virtual Open House for Our Online Instructors!

Posted on: 12/19/2020

The Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community is holding an open house…virtually, because that is how we do things. So if you want to attend, you don’t have to leave home, but you do have to provide the cookies and juice. This open house will give you an idea of the approach of our learning community […]

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Special Online Winter Workshops for Kids

Posted on: 12/11/2020

Yesterday the Royal Fireworks staff awoke to a dusting of snow. The Christmas decorations are up in front of many houses, SUVs with Christmas trees tied to the top are a common sight, and Hanukkah is here. In other years, children would be looking forward to the excitement of getting together with extended family members […]

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New Winter Workshops and Spring Courses in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community

Posted on: 11/24/2020

Royal Fireworks is continuing to add new workshops to our special winter break session, as well as new courses to our spring offerings, in the Online Learning Community. And there are more new courses to come! Among the new workshops for the winter break are one on math puzzles (offered twice) by Allen Gross, one […]

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Workshops to Prevent Holiday Couch Potatoes

Posted on: 11/19/2020

This holiday season, we’ve heard from lots of parents who are concerned that, without all of the excitement and stimulation of traditional events and gatherings, many of which have been canceled this year, their kids will become couch potatoes. Royal Fireworks has a solution! We have put together several workshops to form a special winter […]

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Royal Fireworks Press Selected for the 2020-21 Best Homeschool Curriculum & Resources List!

Posted on: 11/18/2020

Royal Fireworks Press is proud to announce that we have been chosen as one of the winners of HowToHomeschool.net’s 2020-21 Best Homeschool Curriculum & Resources List! We are honored to have been selected to appear on this list, specifically in the category of reading. According to HowToHomeschool.net: “Every year we struggle to find a homeschool […]

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Taking the Long View of the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community

Posted on: 11/12/2020

At Royal Fireworks, we are excited about how well our students are doing in our online courses. Year after year, we have seen enormous growth in the children in our classes. We hear constantly from parents who are grateful as they witness the great strides their children have made. And the children themselves are quick […]

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Four Royal Fireworks Students Earn National Awards

Posted on: 11/04/2020

Royal Fireworks is thrilled to announce that four students in our Online Learning Community have won awards for their creative writing. The students entered a national Halloween Ghost Story contest sponsored by Saugus.net, and the winners were announced on November 1st. All four of the students took online creative writing courses with Myrna Kemnitz, who also worked with each of […]

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Online Learning for 2021

Posted on: 10/28/2020

Registration for the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community‘s Spring semester has officially opened! We offer a wide array of courses for students with diverse interests and needs, and we will add more in the weeks ahead. We also have expanded capacities to accommodate more students due to unprecedented demand in our online school and in […]

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The Newest Books in the Adventures on the American Frontier Series Are Now Available!

Posted on: 10/27/2020

Royal Fireworks Press continues the expansion of our American history series of books with The First American Colonists, the latest addition to the Adventures on the American Frontier collection. The book comes in two formats: a standard novel containing four stories, and a set of four books with special accommodations in place for children who are […]

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The Newest Michael Clay Thompson Book Is Now Available!

Posted on: 09/29/2020

The newest grammar book by Michael Clay Thompson is here! Poodle and the Blue Mountain Monster introduces children to the parts of the sentence. Once again we follow the adventures of Poodle the chicken; his faithful friend, a beagle named What?; and their companion Sidney, the world’s fastest snail. Now, as the three make their […]

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Celebrating Another Award Winner

Posted on: 09/28/2020

Royal Fireworks Press is proud to announce that The Day the Thought Bubbles Got in the Way has been honored with the Academics’ Choice Smart Book Award! This prestigious seal of educational quality is reserved only for the best mind-building media. This independent awards program and its seal of excellence are recognized worldwide by consumers and educational institutions as […]

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School Starts Soon!

Posted on: 08/12/2020

The Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community‘s fall semester begins next week, and we’re excited about the diverse lineup of courses that we’re offering! We provide both single-semester courses and full-year courses that span Fall 2020 and Spring 2021, and it’s not too late to sign up. Michael Clay Thompson is offering all seven levels of […]

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