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Scrawls Newsletter

The Voice of Home Educators in Lancaster County

The Scrawls is a newsletter published by CHALC. It contains news of interest to the Lancaster homeschooling community, such as upcoming events, classes being offered, CHALC homeschool group activities, items for sale, local homeschool evaluators, and more. The Scrawls newsletter is included with your CHALC homeschool group membership. 


"How do I obtain the CHALC newsletter, The Scrawls?"

Homeschool Group members will receive The Scrawls print edition with their paid membership fee. If you are not part of a CHALC homeschool group, you may access the newsletter on the CHALC website.


Editorial Calendar:

ALL Issues will be PRINTED and DIGITAL.


Advertising Due Date

Publication Date

AugustJuly 15August 1
SeptemberAugust 10September 1
OctoberSeptember 10October 1
NovemberOctober 10November 1
December/JanuaryNovember 10December 1
FebruaryJanuary 10February 1
MarchFebruary 10March 1
AprilMarch 10April 1
MayApril 10May 1
June/JulyMay 10June 1

 **NEW Rates** (Effective 1/2/2023)




Business Card3.75" W x 2" H$20.00
1/4 Page3.75" W x 5" H$35.00
1/2 Page7.5" W x 5" H$60.00
Full Page7.5" W x 10" H$110.00


Homeschool families, libraries, & community groups: if you have an announcement of interest to the homeschool community, you may submit an informational notice of up to 50 words to be included at no cost to you in the general announcements section of the Scrawls. Longer entries may be considered at the discretion of the editor, as space allows. In addition, you may submit a full-page ad free of charge in the digital Scrawls only. A QR code will be added next to your free printed announcement and will link to your digital Scrawls ad. 

Email ads to:  [email protected]

Please include the following information:

  • Advertising Organization (As Listed in The Scrawls)
  • Advertising Contact:
  • Advertising Contact E-mail Address: 
  • Advertising Contact Phone:
  • Advertisement File Name:
  • Advertisement Size:
  • Advertisement Links to: http://
  • Months to Run this Ad:
  • I plan to send a new advertisement for next month: Y/N

Ads can be in the form of a .pdf or .jpg, saved at 300ppi or the "Press or Professional Print Setting".

Pencil ads and drawings will not be accepted as camera-ready.

CHALC requests that all submissions be sent via email to [email protected]

Due to the possibility of error, submissions will not be taken over the phone. Items must be received no later than the 10th of the month unless the editor extended your deadline.

Unless you are a 10-for-9 Sale participant, items will not be carried to the next month. You will need to resubmit the item if you wish for it to be published multiple times. We reserve the right to edit and/or refuse any submissions. Unfortunately, due to space constraints, not all submissions can be published.