Also see Knowledge is Power: Know Your Homeschool Law A series of articles from the RCW 28A.225.010 (4) The 11 required subjects need to be included in your curriculum.
The 11 required subjects are reading, writing, spelling, language, math, science, social studies, history, health, occupational education, and art and music appreciation. A unit study on frogs could include reading, writing, spelling, science, math, art and occupational education.
If you purchase alcohol in retail stores or at restaurants, you will be carded.
Even if the minor doesn't have alcohol on them, if a breathalyzer test or even statements from others lead an officer to believe a minor has been drinking, the minor could end up with a Minor in Possession charge, which could lead to large fines, jail time or loss of driver's license.
For more details about Minor in Possession charges (they can also result from minors having firearms or drugs), see the Department of Licensing website.
We want you to be informed because being a “minor” affects your right to information and services. Keep in mind that these laws may be different for you if you are legally considered an emancipated minor, pregnant minor, minor living apart or married minor. 16 In the eyes of the law, teenagers of certain ages cannot consent or agree to sex until they reach a specific age.
This is called the “age of consent.” These laws are meant to protect minors from being manipulated or forced into sex with older people.
Minors who are caught with alcohol in their possession or who have been drinking are subject to strict penalties as well.