New Websites for HSGS

HSGS has a new website:
The Friday Co-op is now LOGYC, run by the Chicago Gifted Community Center. For more information, see

Co-op Classes Announced for Fall 2016 on New Website!

The HSGS Friday Co-op has a new website: The list of classes for the upcoming session is available on the new site.

Registration will take place on August 22-23. Sign-up for classes will occur several days after registration. We look forward to hearing from you! For more information, click here.

The Frankenstein Project

Registration is open until August 15, 2016 for The Frankenstein Project, the inaugural offering from the Teen Learning Lab, a group formed by several HSGS members to support homeschooling teens.

The Frankenstein Project is an inter-disciplinary, year-long pilot project that gives homeschooled high school students the opportunity to explore the intersections of science, history, literature, film, and technology through the lenses of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the history of science, bioethics, and robotics. Students will develop skills in research, literary, historical, and scientific analysis, composition, communication, and project development. The year will culminate in student-designed projects that will be presented to the public. Additional costs for field trips, movie nights, and other group events are to be determined. This project is open to homeschooled students ages 13 and up.

Classes will meet 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for 26 weeks on Fridays in Skokie, IL.

First semester: Sept. 9 (student organizing meeting) to Nov. 18, 2016.
Second semester: Jan. 13, 2017 to April 28. (NO CLASSES on Friday, April 14 for Good Friday.)

For more information and how to register, visit the Teen Learning Lab's website.

Dates for the Fall 2016 session of the HSGS Friday Co-op

The dates for the Fall 2016 session of Friday Co-op have been set. Registration dates and procedures will be sent to HSGS members as soon as the class list has been finalized. The Meet-and-Greet will be held on Friday, September 9 (time and location to be determined). Classes will meet on Fridays starting September 16. The last class will meet on November 18.

HSGS Spring Meetings

Our spring meeting schedule is listed here. Locations and times are available to members of HSGS through our list service. If you'd like to join HSGS, please contact our mailing list administrators.

Wednesday, April 20 - Parent Meeting: Homeschooling Through High School

Monday, May 16 - Curriculum Sale (And Roses, Thorns and Buds)

Saturday, June 4 - HSGS Salon and Alumni Reunion