Odds and ends that get taken off current pages, sometimes find a place here.

National Homeschool Conventions by State 2015

Mysteries of the Driftless was created by Mississippi Valley Conservancy in partnership with Untamed Science, a passionate group of scientists, educators and filmmakers who believe that learning about science should be fun and easy.

Gen 2 Survey


Class Dismissed – The Movie

All across America, parents are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with the state of public education. The current state of our educational system & economy shines a spotlight on problems with traditional schools. Class Dismissed showcases a growing trend in alternative education strategies that are working for many families across America.


Calendar InformationArchives…
SWisc Calendar Oct. 2014
SWisc Calendar Sept. 2014
SWisc Calendar August 2014

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SWiscHomeschools Calendar Feb. 2014 (5pgs)
SWISC Calendar Jan. 2014
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SWISC Calendar Sept2013
SWISC Calendar Aug2013
SWISC Calendar 2013 July-August
SWISC Calendar June 2013
SWISC Calendar May 2013
April 2013 SW Wisconsin Homeschool Community Calendar


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Archived Newsletters… I’m just a mom trying to help out others in this great homeschool journey. Homeschooling doesn’t always make life perfect.  At least not in my house!  Here are the newsletters.  From my house to yours.  ~ Cat ~ You may share any information included in newsletters with others, as long as you include this note: Reprinted from “Southwest Wisconsin Homeschool Community Communiqué.”  Subscribe at

{Newsletter} SW Wisc Homeschools Jan. 11, 2013


1. Solar Fireballs & Earth’s Magnetic Field, FREE Science Tele-class, and Free E-book offer 2. Winter Classes and Workshops at Kickapoo Valley Reserve and Norskedalen Nature & Heritage Center 3. Auditions (Richland Center Talent Showcase, Tri State Homeschool Drama , Missoula Children’s Theatre) 4. Poetry and Short Story Contest 5. The Wonders of Physics Presentation and Physics Fair, UW Madison 6. Classes, Field Trips, Groups, Clubs *Note: please make contact with each as listed.

{Newsletter} SW Wisc Homeschools Nov. 20, 2012

1. Thanksgiving Free Bible Study and Free E Book 2. Dance Class 3. December Formal Dance 4. Classes, Field Trips, Groups, Clubs *Note: you’ll need to sign up to attend; please make contact with each as listed.

{Newsletter} SW Wisc Homeschools Nov. 6, 2012

1. Tundra swans on the Mississippi 2. Platteville Junior Drama Troupe Presenting “My Father’s Dragon” 3. Free Online Seminar : “Winterize Your Kids: Optimizing Health with Herbs, Diet & Common Sense.” 4. Classes, Field Trips, Groups, Clubs

{Newsletter} SW Wisc Homeschools Oct. 31, 2012

1. Wind Map 2. Gloria Home-School Choir Concert 3. Classes, Field Trips, Groups, Clubs 4. Six Flags Reading Program

Southwest Wisconsin Homeschool Community Communiqué October 22, 2012

1. Metropolitan Opera Live in HD 2. 3D Drawing Virtual Class – free Oct. 23, 27, 29, 30 3. Filming Shakespeare – free webinar October 26 4. Missoula Children’s Theater 5. Local: Groups and Field Trips

Newsletter: Southwest Wisconsin Homeschool Community Communiqué October 15, 2012

1. Homeschool Sports 2. Aviation Class and Lego Club 3. Field Trips 4. Clubs/Groups and Other News

Newsletter: Southwest Wisconsin Homeschool Community Communiqué August 15, 2012

1. Skeet Savage Overcomer’s Seminar (Fri., 8/17) 2. Shakespeare On The Edge Presents Macbeth (Sat., 8/18) 3. Club and Group News 4. Viterbo and Overture Center Plays Sign-up Deadlines To be added to an email list for the Communiqué, send an email to

This needed to be kept somewhere:
Homeschool and Friends (ages 13 and up)
Formal Dance  in April or May 2013.

See for yourself what fun the last dances were…