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High School Completion

English Focus
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English Focus

Free

with Michelle Guillaume, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

Whether preparing for the HiSET exam, earning credits toward an adult education diploma, or preparing for college and career, students will learn the fundamentals of writing, reading and mechanics.  Classes are done at the student's pace, with targeted instruction.  Multiple texts will be used, with a variety of reading selections.  Students work in a "lab" like setting, focusing on individual work with help from the instructor.  This is intended for all levels of learners.  

For more information contact Michelle at mguillaume@rsu73.com

English Short Stories

Free

with Christina Earley, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2017 at 9 am

In this class we will read and work with a variety of short stores centered around the topic of suspense.  Authors included are Mark Twain, Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, Shirley Jackson, to name a few.  We will discuss the elements of a short story, compare literacy techniques, and work on some grammar as well.

 

English: Essential Questions

Free

with Christina Earley, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2017 at 9 am

This English course is designed to position students to think purposefully and critically about the important milestones of this time period in their lives as they transition into college and careers.  The reading, writing, and thinking activities are intended to increase the students' experience with the essential literacy skills expected of entry level college students or workers.  These learning activities are framed around contemporary issues that students will face as they enter into their futures beyond school.

Essentials of College Planning

Free

with RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Nov 13, 2017 at 3 pm

Thinking about college? Attend a free workshop to learn about the college process from career options and admissions to financial aid and study skills. During the meeting you will complete a college application and the FAFSA while learning more about the process and having your questions answered. Available for adults and high school seniors. Offered by the Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC). Pre-registration is required.

 

Essentials of College Planning

Free

with RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Dec 11, 2017 at 3 pm

Thinking about college? Attend a free workshop to learn about the college process from career options and admissions to financial aid and study skills. During the meeting you will complete a college application and the FAFSA while learning more about the process and having your questions answered. Available for adults and high school seniors. Offered by the Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC). Pre-registration is required.

 

Financial Literacy

Free

with Christina Earley, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2017 at 9 am

Financial Literacy provides students with the ability to handle situations that involve money and math principles.  This course involves personal finance, taxes and insurance, job related services, and more.

Forensics: Using Science to Solve a Mystery

Free

with Christina Earley, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2017 at 9 am

This course is the overview of modern-day forensic science careers at work using science concepts to collect and analyze evidence and link evidence to the crime and suspects in order to present admissible evidence in courts of law.  This course identifies science concepts and critical thinking in the area of forensic science.  Projects, including simulated crime-scene investigation, actual DNA separation, development of a cybersecurity plan, and the identification of specific forensic skills used during the course of a very large murder case, are assigned throughout the course that allow students to actively apply the information just learned.  Students who take this class will become equipped to make more informed career choices in regards to the forensic and medical science fields.  At the same time, students will survey the history and scope of present-day forensic science work.

 

HEALTH
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HEALTH

Free

with Michael Emery, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2017 at 2:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course will focus on many health-related issues facing today’s adolescents. It is geared to enhance knowledge and skills for applying current information and resources related to mental health, conflict resolution, environmental health, substance use and abuse, prevention and control of diseases, safety and injury prevention, stress management, nutrition, aging, consumer health, and public health. DIPLOMA STUDENTS ONLY. Lab Fee of $15 due at registration.





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