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Welcome to Planet Homeschool

Join Planet Homeschool for our 24th year!
2022–2023

Fall Semester 2022
Friday 9 September–Friday 9 December 2022
(no classes 14 October & 25 November)

Registration for Fall 2022 PHS Clubs and some classes is open throughout the semester.

Spring Semester 2023
Friday 6 January–Friday 12 May 2023
(no classes 17 February & 7 April)

Registration for Spring 2023 classes opens Friday 4 November 2022 (date subject to change).

Our Co-op’s Location

Planet Homeschool is a vibrant, welcoming, and inclusive secular learning community for homeschooling students ages 10–19. We meet on Fridays from September 9, 2022, through May 12, 2023.

PHS instructors are passionate about student learning and actively engaged in their fields. Our classes are small, fostering a comfortable, informal atmosphere and close relationships among instructors, students, parents and guardians. At the heart of our community are our awesome youth: the lively and intellectually curious students who truly enjoy being here and learning together. Students have gathering spaces for studying and socializing, and free time to get to know one another. Members may host additional social gatherings and activities such as bowling, movies, or park gatherings.

As a co-op, PHS is made possible by all our talents and labor. All members are expected to pitch in, whether that’s helping with setup and cleanup every Friday or taking the lead on organizing an open house.

We invite you to explore our website and look over our FAQ. If you have further questions regarding PHS, please feel free to contact our co-op’s Lead Volunteers at [email protected].

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1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period 4th Period 5th Period
Room 114 (4)
Principles of LEGO Design
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Tom Anderson
Middle School Chemistry (Spring)
10 y/o - 14 y/o
Tom Anderson
High School Biology (Spring)
14 y/o - 19 y/o
Tom Anderson
Room 115 (3)
Backyard Ballistics, Optics, and the Science of Sound
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Rebekah Jorgensen
Freaky Folklore - Exploring Literature's Unusual Twists
12 y/o - 19 y/o
Rebekah Jorgensen
Topsy Turvy Tales - Collaboration in Theater and Writing
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Rebekah Jorgensen
Game Club (Spring)
10 y/o - 19 y/o
PHS Clubs
Room 116 (1)
Cults and Extreme Religions
12 y/o - 19 y/o
Theresa Redfern-Hall
What is Adulting?
14 y/o - 19 y/o
Theresa Redfern-Hall
Great Decisions: America's Global Affairs
12 y/o - 19 y/o
Theresa Redfern-Hall
Room 119
Creative Writing: Fantasy
12 y/o - 19 y/o
Tim Hereid
Drawing
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Kimberly Guedes
Coding Club (Spring)
10 y/o - 19 y/o
PHS Clubs
Room 121 (5)
Sibling Squad (First Period)
PHS Clubs
Sibling Squad (Second Period)
PHS Clubs
Sibling Squad (Third Period)
PHS Clubs
Art Club (Spring)
10 y/o - 19 y/o
PHS Clubs
Fellowship Hall
Fencing with Minnesota Sword Play (Spring)
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Maria Benford, Kailan Benford
Cosplay Weapon and Prop Design
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Ann Angle
Design, Build, Test: Structures
10 y/o - 14 y/o
Peter Hoh
Freestyle Drone Club (Spring)
10 y/o - 19 y/o
PHS Clubs
Micro Track Smash Tiny Whoop Drone Racing Team (Spring)
13 y/o - 19 y/o
Nic Rosenau, Séa Blake, Aurora Pass
Kitchen
Cooking Basics
14 y/o - 19 y/o
Peter Hoh
Tuesdays online
Sign Language for Beginners
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Tim Hereid
Art and Music as Agents of Change
12 y/o - 19 y/o
Rebekah Jorgensen
Freaky Folklore - Exploring Literature's Unusual Twists
12 y/o - 19 y/o
Rebekah Jorgensen
Thursdays online
Japanese
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Suzanne Sensei
Photography Senior Seminar (Spring)
12 y/o - 19 y/o
Kathy Oaks
Private Lessons
Piano Lessons (Spring)
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Angie Szyman
Piano Lessons (Spring)
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Angie Szyman
Piano Lessons (Spring)
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Angie Szyman
Piano Lessons (Spring)
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Angie Szyman
1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period 4th Period 5th Period
Room 114 (4)
Middle School Chemistry
10 y/o - 14 y/o
Tom Anderson
High School Biology
14 y/o - 19 y/o
Tom Anderson
Game Club (Fall)
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Benjamin Oaks, PHS Clubs
Room 115 (3)
Costumes and Cosplay
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Sarah Beggs, Janet Lewis
Drawing Fantasy Maps and Tokens
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Tim Hereid
Beginning Metalworking
14 y/o - 19 y/o
Daniel Hoisington
Game Club (Fall)
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Benjamin Oaks, PHS Clubs
Room 116 (1)
Spies Throughout History
12 y/o - 19 y/o
Theresa Redfern-Hall
Current Events
12 y/o - 19 y/o
Theresa Redfern-Hall
Parapsychology, Cryptozoology & Other Strange Stuff
12 y/o - 19 y/o
Theresa Redfern-Hall
Coding Club (Fall)
14 y/o - 19 y/o
PHS Clubs
Room 119
Game Theory, Probability, and Decision-Making
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Rebekah Jorgensen
Research Paper Writing
12 y/o - 19 y/o
Rebekah Jorgensen
Art Club (Fall)
10 y/o - 19 y/o
PHS Clubs
Lounge | Room 120
Maker Club
5 y/o - 19 y/o
PHS Clubs
Fellowship Hall
Shakespearean Death Scenes
13 y/o - 19 y/o
Lukas Brasherfons, Logan Verdoorn, Maria Signorelli
Design, Build, Test: Things That Fly
10 y/o - 14 y/o
Peter Hoh
Freestyle Drone Club (Fall)
10 y/o - 19 y/o
PHS Clubs
Micro Track Smash Tiny Whoop Drone Racing Team (Fall)
13 y/o - 19 y/o
Nic Rosenau, Séa Blake, Aurora Pass
Tuesdays online
Sign Language for Beginners
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Tim Hereid
Thursdays online
Japanese
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Suzanne Sensei
Photography Senior Seminar
12 y/o - 19 y/o
Kathy Oaks
Private Lessons
Piano Lessons
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Angie Szyman
Piano Lessons
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Angie Szyman
Piano Lessons
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Angie Szyman
Piano Lessons
10 y/o - 19 y/o
Angie Szyman

Calendar

Nov
28
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
November 28 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Dec
05
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
December 5 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Dec
09
Last Day of Fall Semester Classes
Friday 9 December 2022
08:45 AM - 03:30 PM
Dec
12
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
December 12 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Dec
15
All-Member Meeting: Fall Recap
December 15 - Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Dec
16
Winter Break — No PHS
Friday 16 December 2022
Dec
19
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
December 19 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Dec
23
Winter Break — No PHS
December 23 - Friday
Dec
26
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
December 26 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Dec
30
Winter Break — No PHS
December 30 - Friday
Jan
02
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
January 2 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jan
04
All-Member Meeting: Spring Orientation
January 4 - Wednesday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jan
06
First Day of Spring Semester Classes
Friday 6 January 2023
08:45 AM - 03:30 PM
Jan
09
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
January 9 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jan
12
2023-2024 Course Planning Meeting for Executive Volunteers
January 12 - Thursday
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Jan
16
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
January 16 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jan
20
All-Member Brainstorming Session for Course Offerings for 2023-2024
January 20 - Friday
11:55 AM - 12:25 PM
Jan
23
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
January 23 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jan
30
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
January 30 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Feb
06
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
February 6 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Feb
13
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
February 13 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Feb
17
Mid-Winter Break
Friday 17 February 2023
Feb
20
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
February 20 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Feb
24
Voting End for Course Survey for 2023-2024
February 24 - Friday
Feb
24
Pajama Day
February 24 - Friday
08:45 AM - 03:30 PM
Feb
27
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
February 27 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mar
06
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
March 6 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mar
09
2023-2024 Course Schedule Meeting for Executive Volunteers
March 9 - Thursday
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Mar
13
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
March 13 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mar
20
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
March 20 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mar
27
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
March 27 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mar
30
All-Member Meeting: Plans for 2023-2024
March 30 - Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Apr
03
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
April 3 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Apr
07
Spring Break — No PHS
April 7 - Friday
Apr
10
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
April 10 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Apr
14
Formal Day
April 14 - Friday
08:45 AM - 03:30 PM
Apr
17
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
April 17 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Apr
24
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
April 24 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Apr
28
2023-2024 Course Schedule Announced
April 28 - Friday
May
01
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
May 1 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
May
05
Last Scheduled Day of Spring Semester Classes
Friday 5 May 2023
08:45 AM - 03:30 PM
May
08
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
May 8 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
May
12
End-of-Year Get-Together
May 12 - Friday
May
12
Bad Weather Make-Up Day
May 12 - Friday
09:00 AM - 03:20 PM
May
15
Zoom Kaffeeklatsch
May 15 - Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
May
18
All-Member Meeting: Spring Recap
May 18 - Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
May
19
Closet Clean Up Day
May 19 - Friday
10:00 AM