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Diploma & Academics

Adult Basic Education
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Adult Basic Education

Free

with Kathy Ingmundson

Calendar Jan 16, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks

This class will provide instruction in basic reading, writing, critical thinking, and math to help students acquire fundamental academic, career and adult life skills. Students will meet with the Academic Counselor to do an intake and a pre-test CASAS to determine their strengths and weaknesses. The counselor will help them to set goals that will guide them in their classroom activities. No cost for this course. Books are included. Call 729-7323 to speak with Paul Elisha to register.

Biology w/ Lab

$170

with Pat Funk

Calendar Jan 29, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 9 weeks

This activity oriented course deals with the study of life. All major biological concepts including cells, reproduction, genetics, evolution, plants, invertebrates and vertebrae animals, along with human biology will be explored. Biology with lab is a fast paced offering that will satisfy requirements for most post-secondary schools including those in the medical field. Lab fee and books included in course fee. Free for students enrolled in the College Transitions, HiSET and/or Diploma program. Students seeking this course for credit, contact Paul Elisha, 729-7323.

Biology w/ Lab

$170

with Pat Funk

Calendar Apr 2, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 9 weeks

This activity oriented course deals with the study of life. All major biological concepts including cells, reproduction, genetics, evolution, plants, invertebrates and vertebrae animals, along with human biology will be explored. Biology with lab is a fast paced offering that will satisfy requirements for most post-secondary schools including those in the medical field. Lab fee and books included in course fee. Free for students enrolled in the College Transitions, HiSET and/or Diploma program.  Students seeking this course for credit, contact Paul Elisha, 729-7323.

Chemistry w/ Lab

$170

with Pat Funk

Calendar Jan 23, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Study of the atom, elements, problem solving, electron configuration, gases and their laws. This is a laboratory practice class and will satisfy entrance requirements for post-secondary schools and CNA or nursing preparation. Prerequisite: Algebra I or currently enrolled in Algebra. Book and lab fee are included in course fee. Free for students enrolled in the College Transitions, HiSET and/or Diploma program. Students seeking this course for credit, contact Paul Elisha, 729-7323.

Critical Reading & Writing

$125

with Frannie Welch

Calendar Jan 22, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Writing well requires an understanding of language and its possibilities. Students work on Academic English IV materials and complete a college essay. A review of basic grammar provides tools for developing creative response to materials read and then editing finished work. This course is designed as the final English class for adults in the high school diploma program. Grammar textbook is included in fee; two other books needed for course work are loaned out to students. Free for students enrolled in the College Transitions, HiSET equivalency, and adult students enrolled in the diploma program.

English Language Learners, American English Accent
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English Language Learners, American English Accent

Free

with Joanna Bragdon

Calendar Jan 18, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 13 weeks

Are you learning to speak and write English but still find it difficult to pronounce words correctly or to be understood when you speak? Students will learn to overcome common pronunciation problems: troublesome vowel sounds, stressed and unstressed syllables, and timing or flow of spoken American English. Individuals are encouraged to progress at their own pace. Classes include multi-level students. Books and materials are included. Please call 729-7323 ext. 1 and make an appointment to sign up for this class.

English Language Learners, Grammar, Writing, and Reading
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English Language Learners, Grammar, Writing, and Reading

Free

with Kristen Rieff

Calendar Jan 17, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 13 weeks

Are you learning to read, speak and write English? This class is an opportunity to learn the basics of English including conversation and grammar. Students will learn sentence structure, spelling, reading comprehension and writing. Individuals are encouraged to progress at their own pace. Classes include multi-level students. Books and materials are included. Please call 729-7323 ext. 1 and make an appointment to sign up for this class.

HiSET Prep/Learning Lab @ Perryman Village
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HiSET Prep/Learning Lab @ Perryman Village

Free

with Kathy Ingmundson

Calendar Jan 30, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Preparing for the HiSET (High School Equivalency Test), finishing your high school diploma or preparing to go to college can be difficult on your own. Join this evening class and benefit from the small class size and supportive instruction. The emphasis is on your individual goal! All instruction, materials and books are offered to students at no cost. To register please contact the Academic Counselor at 729-7323 ext. 3.





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