An important exemption certificate for homeschooling in South Dakota may be found here:

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Our Newsletter scheduled to arrive on Sept. 1, Nov. 1, Feb. 1, April. 1.

The deadline for entries into the newsletter are August 24,2002 (Co-Op meeting), October 16, January Co-Op meeting, March 20


May/June/July 2002 Issue


1-3 PM


26th and Bahnson

First Meeting of the year!

This is a planning meeting- bring your plans for field trips you will lead, or classes you plan to conduct.

(Already one 7-12th grade  literature class is planned for Friday afternoons 1-2p.m. )

Mrs. Nancy Halverson is the  wife of Bruce Halverson, President of Augustana and she will be there to speak of “Arts in Education”.  She is a faculty member of Augustana and has lots of interesting things to share with us!

Bring a dozen cookies, or some bars with you to share a snack and fellowship at our meeting. See you there!

Board Members are:

President – Dawn Baik 332-3046

Vice-President/Contact Person – Rita

Treasurer -Looking for a volunteer for this position

Secretary – Jim Shrader 339-7689

Editor Leah Schoeneman*Appointed



We plan to hold an election of officers at our fall meeting to be held in August 2002. We welcome nominations, but please check with the person prior to placing their name in nomination. If there are any questions about jobs listed, please contact a board member. These descriptions have evolved as we need them, there are not formal-written job descriptions.


  • treasurer–record keeping template is set up as a spread sheet and can be transferred to your computer.



Sept 21   1:30PM   Herb Class County Extension Building 1:30 PM Various approaches to health and nutrition will be discussed. No Charge.

Sept 26   1 0:00AM  Civil War Soldier presentation taught at and by the Courthouse Museum  Grade 4-Adult Please reserve with Dawn 332-3046

Oct 24   10:00 AM  Spinning yarns presentation taught by and at the Courthouse Museum Grades K-5 Please call to reserve a spot. 332-3046

Nov 20  1:30 PM  Maximum 20 kids.  Tour takes about 30 minutes. You MUST register for this field trip.  Call Dawn at 332-3046 to sign up.

EDUCATORS APPRECIATION NIGHT -Barnes and Noble.  Date and Time TBA.   Bring copy of your exemption letter. to get a an Educator’s Discount Card.  This is a fun evening and worth the effort to come out and enjoy an evening at the store.

THIRD THURS at Courthouse Museum  Free activities offered. Call 367-4210 for information.

PHOTOS Family and individual Call Mary H. 332-1171 to schedule an appointment $16.00 pkg includes 2-8x10s , 4-5x7s, 16 wallets.