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Plano Educators Association of Christian Homeschoolers


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 Box Tops finance a $500 college scholarship for a PEACH senior. Box Tops are now going mobile! Instead of clipping box tops, you can download their app, scan right from your phone and select: "PEACH - Plano Educational Association of Christian Homeschoolers" in the app!
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Bi-monthly Meetings

PEACH holds 3-4 general meetings from August through May each school year. Speakers, events and programs are designed to encourage and educate homeschooling parents.  The meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30 PM. 

Monthly E-Newsletter

PEACH publishes a monthly e-newsletter. The PEACH Newsletter and PEACH Flash keep our members up-to-date with field trips, activities, opportunities for service and homeschooling in the news, as well as accepting articles and ads from our members. 

PEACH Flashes

PEACH Flashes are sent out via email to provide information, recommendations, and items of interest to our PEACH Members.  These are sent out as needed during the school year from August through May. 

Member Directory

PEACH is currently working with Club Express to develop this function.  In the near future, we hope to provide member names, addresses and phone numbers, as well as ages of children, curriculum in use, and family interests and hobbies. This will be for members only. You may currently go to your member profile and edit what information is shared with other members via the Member Directory.

Club Participation

PEACH teens can participate in a bi-monthly Book Club.  Teens can also participate in bi-weekly Bible Study, and in our Drama Club.  We also offer several monthly activities for teens to choose from like, these events are available to members only through our members group! Don't see an event you'd like to see? Have a great idea? Contact us through email, or let us know at one of our PEACH meetings!

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Advocacy and Support

PEACH members are entitled to a discount when they join the Home School Legal Defense Association see HSLDA website for more information.

Other Resources and Benefits

PEACH makes other homeschooling resources available to its members. PEACH members receive $15 off their Texas Home School Coalition membership. THSC monitors government policies and activities in Austin, and advocate for homeschooling families.

Used Book Sale

PEACH currently uses an internal member-only forum to buy and sell curriculum within the membership.  If you are interested in planning, organizing and facilitating a Used Book Sale, please contact the Activities Director.

Incentive Programs for Students

PEACH members may participate in incentive programs for students, including: 

Braums "Book Buddy" Club

Pizza Hut Book It! Program

Six Flags Read to Succeed


 

Membership Card



Peach Member Card SamplePEACH members can use their PEACH ID card to save money at local retail establishments that offer educator discounts. We can't guarantee it, but many retail establishments will accept your PEACH ID as proof of educator status.  Below are list of business offering discounts to homeschoolers:

 
  • Apple Store 10%
  • B. Dalton Books 20%
  • Barnes & Noble 20%
  • Big Lots (Special Teacher Discount Days)
  • Books-A-Million 10%
  • Container Store 10%
  • Fed-Ex - Kinkos 15%
  • Half-Price Books 10%
  • Hancock Fabrics 15%
  • Hobby Lobby 10%
  • Jo-Ann’s Fabric 15%
  • Lakeshore Learning 15%
  • Mardels (Special Teacher Discount Days)
  • Office Depot 10%
  • Staples 10% (rewards) Unlimited Quantities on Back to School Supplies

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