A Look Back • A New Era
Lynchburg Homeschool History
2006, LA NICHE Y!G
Founding of LA NICHE YAHOO! GROUP. Lynchburg Area News & Information for Christian Home Educators (LA NICHE) is established with this simple mission:
Connect local homeschool families to each other… and to groups, organizations, activities, and other resources and information for enhancing their children’s home education.
2009, NEW FORMAT
WEBSITE & SOCIAL MEDIA
LA NICHE transfers away from group format to establish an online news format for wider outreach to the Lynchburg, Virginia region.
2011, GROWING OUTREACH
LA NICHE sponsors LynchburgHomeschool.com entity moving original mission more fully into digital age by establishing new website and online presence for further outreach & offerings via growing social media opportunities. Local homeschool info and features are more thoroughly developed and a monthly Local Homeschool News feature is added along with a Local Events calendar.
2017, FOR THE INTERIM
SEEKING NEW LEADERSHIP
LA NICHE & LynchburgHomeschool.com founder, Laura Young, retires from day-to-day curating of news and continues site basics and social media while seeking volunteers to carry forward the original mission to, “Connect homeschool families to each other… and to groups, organizations, activities, and other resources and information for enhancing their children’s home education.”.
2019, NEW POSSIBILITIES
ON THE HORIZON
Discussions are underway to combine the like-minded mission of another local homeschool organization with that of LynchburgHomeschool.com.
2019, MOVING FORWARD
Stay tuned to LynchburgHomeschool.com for merger information as discussions proceed this spring!
As has been the case since 2006, THANK YOU for visiting and supporting the mission of LA NICHE & LynchburgHomeschool.com!