Update, 1 Feb 06:Â It seems they’ve already got the idea.Â It just needs expanding:
- AberdeenNews.com, American News, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1 February 2006, Home school activities
The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is sponsoring two activities exclusively for home schooled children to participate in. "Home School PE" is an organized physical education activity that introduces fitness and sports concepts in a socially enriched environment.
If non-academic activities were removed from school programs, all community residents would be able to participate in enriching activities.Â I understand that an entire system would have to be re-invented, and that if such a thing were to be pursued, that it would take a long time.
- AberdeenNews.com, American News, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 31 January 2006, Bill promotes home school student participation in school events
Brunner’s wife, Quin, and their daughter, Kelcy, said the measure is needed because Kelcy is a gifted musician but has not been allowed to take part in band and other activities at Newell. The girl is taught at home but would like to compete in state academic and music contests.
"I would like the opportunity to try out for all-state orchestra," Kelsey said.