For our Members


This is a friendly reminder that our group is changing our membership website. Members are encouraged to create an account to log in at Big Tent. Membership for 2018-2019 school year begins July 1 and goes through June 30. Members may migrate and join by clicking here. We have a member-only site to coordinate an … More For our Members

Thoughts on Sports Participation during High School


In Alaska, homeschoolers do not have to report or seek approval to homeschool their children. As a matter of fact, the state has zero requirements for these households: no subject requirements, no credit requirements, no graduation requirements, no reporting or testing. There is no state oversight of homeschooling families. Nadda. Zilch. Zero. Parents are free … More Thoughts on Sports Participation during High School

Confident, Competent Communicators


North Star Independent Homeschoolers delightfully and proudly announces, as celebratory recognition, our very own member momma, Mrs. Makinen, is an Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) Registered Instructor! Besides being an amazing and important accomplishment, which can benefit the community as a whole, Mrs. Makinen is currently teaching a composition class to our group! Significantly, … More Confident, Competent Communicators