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Accounting I Messalonskee F17
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Accounting I Messalonskee F17

$35

with Vickie Veilleux

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This class will introduce you to the basics of accounting - debits and credits. You will learn to use ledgers, journals, balance sheets, income statements, and spreadsheets. You will need a 3-ring binder, pencil/pen, and calculator for this class. Class will be held on Sept. 20 - which is a district early release day.

Earn: Accounting I
American Sign Language: Part II F17
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American Sign Language: Part II F17

$59

with Carol Sturtevant

Calendar Sep 6, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This class is a continuation of the ASL class offered in the spring of 2017. All material covered in the spring semester will be reviewed and practiced before new material is added. New students are invited to join the class. The course will emphasize the basics of American Sign Language (ASL) and is appropriate for students who have little or no previous knowledge of ASL. A study of the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture will also be emphasized, through the study of culturally appropriate behaviors and the historical aspects of the development and acceptance of ASL as a recognized language. The use of ASL in the classroom will be practiced by students and demonstrated by the instructor throughout the semester. In this way, students will develop beginning conversational skills. Students will be exposed to the following aspects of ASL grammar: basic vocabulary, fingerspelling techniques, numbers, syntax, gestural skills, and grammatical non manual signals, in order to provide competence in communication, through receptive and expressive readiness activities, as a component of guided communication. A textbook, a workbook, and various DVDs will be used to offer a wide range of vocabulary and cultural aspects of the language. Limit: 10 students.

Business Math  F17
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Business Math F17

$35

with Paula Raymond

Calendar Sep 7, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 15 weeks

The purpose of this course is to give students the basics of math while exploring financial literacy. During this course, students will learn to perform operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages. Additionally, they will gain a greater understanding of the financial issues that affect their lives now: budgeting money, understanding a paycheck, buying a car and choosing a credit card. Students will also be introduced to financial topics that they will encounter in the years to come as they finish school and enter the workforce. Mortgages, rent, insurances, utilities, groceries, entertainment, investing and saving for retirement will be topics in this course. This course is offered to students earning a high school diploma as well as the general public. Limit 15 students.

CASAS Testing F17
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CASAS Testing F17

$5

with Hannah Bard

Calendar Aug 31, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 16 weeks

Testing is computer or paper based. A $5 fee will be charged for testing. If student enrolls in our program the fee will be waived.

English Literature Messalonskee F17
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English Literature Messalonskee F17

$35

with Carol Sturtevant

Calendar Sep 14, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This class will focus on various genres of literature, as well as the aspects of literacy. It will explore novels, short stories, poetry, and drama, including the biographies of the authors studied. Grammar and vocabulary will be taught and practiced through the selected literary works. All assigned literature may be read online, unless students prefer to provide their own copies of the literary works. Class will be held on Thursday, Oct. 5, which is a district early release day, and there will be a Monday night session to be decided during class. (Messalonskee) Limit 10 students.

Intermediate English F17
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Intermediate English F17

$35

with Arlene Toulouse

Calendar Sep 7, 2017 at 12:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks
This mid-level English course offers evidence-based reading instruction to students who want to improve their literacy skills. Students will learn and practice strategies to strengthen the four components of reading: vocabulary, decoding, fluency, and comprehension. This course is appropriate for adults with basic reading skills who want to better understand and respond to personal, academic, or work-related texts. Limit 15 students.
Keyboarding F17
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Keyboarding F17

$35

with Paula Raymond

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Touch keyboarding is the primary source for inputting information into the computer. Keyboarding skills are necessary as they impact the ability of a person to communicate both socially and professionally. Keyboarding skills are used in word processing and database software, email or instant message communications. In an academic setting, keyboarding skills are a substantial time-saver and a tool for students at any level; those who are unable to use this tool may fall behind. Lacking proficiency in this skill, it is almost impossible in today’s market to seek and find meaningful employment or to be independent at the college level. Touch keyboarding also facilitates the development of writing, spelling and grammar. Limit 15 students.

Earn: Keyboarding
Math I F17
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Math I F17

$35

with Paula Raymond

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 11:15 am, runs for 15 weeks

This course is necessary for adult students who want to refresh or build and develop the basic skills of math that are necessary for further integration into more complicated math skills. Academic areas to be covered: place value, units of measure, four operations, automaticity in addition and multiplication, reading one-step and two-step word problems, tables/graphs, conversions, maps, math vocabulary and finally intro to fractions/decimals. This course will also assist parents of children in early education to work w/them at home. It builds self-confidence, pride in accomplishment and the ability to share their knowledge w/their children. This course is offered to students earning a high school diploma as well as the general public. Limit 15 students.

Earn: Math I




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