COLLEGE PREP

For more information or to register for classes call 618-222-5393.

 

ACT Prep Workshop (AGE 16+, Book fee: approx. $20)

This class prepares students to read and comprehend the material on the ACT evaluation in the time allowed as successfully as possible. Students will use simulated exams to learn about the different types of questions and the best strategies for successfully answering them. This workshop includes computer assisted drills for developing reading techniques and speed, and discussions on test taking strategies and reasoning skills. Students will be provided with a one-half hour lunch break. NOTE: SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER is required to enroll in class. Additional Book Fee – $20.39 Instructor: J. Suydam

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time                 Day     Date

3733    $195    BC      9am-3:30pm     S(3)    10/7-10/21

3734    $195    BC      9am-3:30pm     S(3)    11/4-11/18

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

For more information or to register for classes call 618-222-5393.

 

MS Word 2010/2013 Basics (Book fee: $30)

This course introduces the basic skills needed to use Microsoft Word 2010 & 2013: using the ribbon – saving files, copy/paste, fonts, bulleted lists, graphics, columns, centering, margins, and making a custom tab. (This is a beginner’s class). No class on 11/11. Instructor: J. Scott

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time                Day     Date

3732    $104    BC      10am-12pm      S(4)    10/21-11/18

 

MS Excel 2010/2013 Basics (Book fee: $30)

This course introduces the basic skills needed to use Microsoft Excel 2010 & 2013: Creating Formulas, Functions, Inserting text, numbers dates, freezing rows/columns, cut, copy, paste, columns, and adding colored graphs and charts. (This is a beginner’s class. Instructor: J. Scott

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time    Day     Date

3731    $104    BC      10am-12pm      S(4)    9/23-10/14

CREATIVE ARTS

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Fearless Watercolor (AGE 14+, Supply fee: $20)

Relax and paint a beautiful winter-themed watercolor landscape to give as a present or to hang in your own home! No drawing or painting experience necessary. Paints, brushes and paper provided Instructor: T. Hohn

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time    Day     Date

3724    $60     BC      9am-3pm S(1)    10/7

 

Mountain Majesty

NEW!! Abstract Painting (AGE 14+, Supply fee: $20)

Explore abstract painting by working with shapes, colors and composition using acrylics. Techniques will be presented while the student is encouraged to create their own expressions in paint based upon a theme of their choosing. No previous experience needed. Instructor: T. Hohn

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time               Day     Date

3765    $50     BC      10am-3pm       S(1)    10/28

 

NEW!! Make Your Own Watercolor Christmas Cards (Supply fee: $20)

Relax and paint a beautiful Christmas-themed watercolor landscape to give as a present or to hang in your own home! No drawing or painting experience necessary. Paints, brushes, cards and paper provided. Instructor: T. Hohn

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time            Day     Date

3766    $50     BC      10am-3pm       S(1)    11/4

 

Upholstery Lab (Bring a simple chair to upholster. Supply list will be sent)

Bring a simple chair to class and learn basic upholstery skills that will give it a new look. During the first class the instructor will discuss types of fabrics to purchase and teach you how to take off the old upholstery. You will be given a list of supplies that you will need to start reupholstering your chair. You will be required to bring your chair home after each class session and work on it between classes. Instructor: G. Lay

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time            Day     Date

$180    BC      6-9pm           Th(6)   10/5-11/9

 

Dressmaking for Beginners (Supply list will be sent)

This beginning dressmaking class teaches you the sewing basics, such as threading a sewing machine as well as creating the most common seams. This class reveals the secrets of cutting from a sewing pattern, construction methods and foolproof fitting techniques to make the garment fit you perfectly. Instructor: I. Embry

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time            Day     Date

3761    $120    BC      6pm-9pm        M(4)    10/9-10/30

 

 

 

DANCING

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New! Intro to Ballroom Dancing (Supply fee: $2 Music CD)

This class is designed for people who want to become more comfortable on the dance floor. Whether you’re preparing for a wedding or just looking for something to make you more confident on the dance floor, this class is for you! Don’t be the one sitting on the sidelines when everyone else is dancing! You will learn four basic steps in a Swing, Foxtrot, and a Waltz. Each week you will learn to blend the new steps together. No experience necessary; partner preferred but not required. Leather-soled shoes preferred, socks okay; no tennis shoes.

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time                 Day     Date

$40      BC      10am -11am     S(4)    10/7-10/28

 

Beginner Line Dancing

It’s not just for Country Music anymore! This course is designed for the person that has never danced before. A mixture of classic and current dances will be used. The terminology as well as the steps and techniques are taught. Instructor: K. Amburn

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time            Day     Date

3753    $54     BC      7pm-8:30pm     M(6)    9/25-10/30

 

Intermediate Line Dancing

This course is a continuation of the beginner class. Dances with multiple turns and varying steps will be taught. Prerequisite: Recommended Beginner Line Dancing. Instructor: K. Amburn

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time               Day     Date

3755    $54     BC      7pm-8:30pm     M(6)    11/6-12/11

 

FOOD & BEVERAGE

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Beginning Cake Decorating (AGE 14+, Supply fee: $3)

Learn to level, fill, and ice and smooth a cake with buttercream icing. Learn 4 cake borders, how to write on a cake, make leaves, roses & sweet pea flowers, and set up a floral spray on a decorated cake. Instructor: B. Parks

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time            Day     Date

3751    $60     BC      9am-12pm       S(2)    10/21-10/28

 

Advanced Cake Decorating (AGE 14+, Supply fee: $3)

Learn how to use royal icing to make the following flowers: Rose, Rose Bud, Apple Blossom, Primrose & Lilly Cup flowers. Also learn hard icing picture fill-ins and the art of basket weaving on cakes with buttercream icing. Instructor: B. Parks

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time              Day     Date

3762    $60     BC      9am-12pm       S(2)    12/2-12/9

 

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE & TRAVEL

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A Walk through Italy

A virtual tour through some of Italy’s best cultural sites and natural wonders. This class is especially relevant for those planning a trip to Italy. Instructor: B. Klein

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time            Day     Date

3721    $20    BC      10am-12pm      S(1)    9/16

                              

Preparing for your Trip to Italy

This class is designed for individuals who are preparing for an upcoming trip to Italy. The class introduces you to practical traveling tips, cultural differences and useful phrases. Instructor: B. Klein

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time            Day     Date

3722    $20     BC      10am-12pm      S(1)    9/23

 

Beginning Italian

This class is designed for individuals who have no previous knowledge of the Italian language. The class introduces you to basic Italian grammar and conversation. You will become familiar with the basic vocabulary, Italian survival phrases including common Italian phrases, meeting and greeting, and asking for directions. Instructor: B. Klein

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time            Day     Date

3723    $160    BC      10am-12pm      S(8)    9/30-11/18
Beginning Conversational French (AGE 14+)

This class is designed for individuals who have no previous knowledge of the French language. You will become familiar with the basic vocabulary, grammar, and French survival phrases including common French phrases, meeting and greeting, and asking for directions. Instructor: Y. Yousif

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time        Day     Date

$120    BC      9-11am         S(6)    10/7-11/11

 

PERSONAL ENRICHMENT

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Get Ready, Get Set & Go Write Grants

A hands- on grant writing class. It will provide the beginner and experienced grant writer the structural and literacy tools needed to write strong successful proposals that will facilitate the securing of funds for an organization. This course will strengthen the student’s ability to identify suitable funding sources, manufacture competitive grant proposals and evaluate their own work from the standpoint of a federal grant reviewer. Instructor: M. Green

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time            Day     Date

3763    $80     BC      8am-12pm       S(2)    10/14-10/21

 

Sign Language

American Sign Language is a beautiful language with the grammar, structure, nuances all its own. Whether you wish to communicate with a friend or coworker who is deaf, you want to teach basic sign language to your children, or you’ve simply always wanted to learn a new language, this class can get you on the right foot to learning the basics of communicating in American Sign Language. While American Sign Language is used by a wide variety of people for a wide variety of reasons, this class will focus on American Sign Language used by people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. You will also be exposed to some aspects of Deaf culture while taking this course. Instructor: J. Timmerman

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time            Day     Date

$100    BC      6-8pm          Th(5)   10/12-11/9

Online Genealogy (Family History)

Learn how to trace your family history using the internet and historical documents- how to collect oral history and how to organize, store and preserve your family documents, pictures and treasures in acid free paper and containers. Understand your heritage and homeland of your ancestors, from traditions to language tips. Instructor: M. Moehle

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time            Day     Date

3743    $52     SWGCC   10am-12pm      S(2)    10/14-10/21

 

Creative Writing Workshops

If you’ve always wanted to write, but weren’t sure where to start, this class is for you! You’ll learn to create new work each day and schedule your life in a way conducive to the writing lifestyle. Instructor: M. Sautman

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time            Day     Date

3741    $100    SWGCC   -10am-12pm     S(5)    10/7-11/4

 

 

RECREATION & LEISURE

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Golf Lessons/Golf Clinic (AGE 14+, Supply fee: $5-$7)

Solid golf fundamentals on Woods, Irons and short shots. For beginners to intermediate students. Learn from a PGA Professional. Bring your clubs if you have them, otherwise the instructor will provide them. $5.00/$7.00 for bucket(s) of golf balls. Instructor: R. Carranza

Class#  Fee     Loc     Time            Day     Date

$20    SWGC    9-11am          S(6)    9/30-11/4