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High School Completion

CHILD DEVELOPMENT
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CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Free

with Carol Michaud

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 2:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Children's behavior can be both fascinating and frustrating, especially when you don't understand it. This class will explore physical, emotional, social and intellectual development from conception through adolescence. We will see how child development theory applies to everyday life. Links will be made to parenting, family, community, and the workplace. You will learn that taking care of children is one of the most important responsibilities you can have. DIPLOMA STUDENTS ONLY. Lab Fee of $15 due at registration.

CIVICS
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CIVICS

Free

with Michael Emery

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This course introduces the concepts described in the Maine Learning Results. Students will engage in hands-on projects and activities to see the effect of an active citizenry in the local, state, and federal community. Students will utilize educational tools to supplement their learning experience. DIPLOMA STUDENTS ONLY. Text fee: TBA

CURRENT EVENTS
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CURRENT EVENTS

Free

with Michael Emery

Calendar Nov 13, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This course identifies and discusses significant contemporary events and trends, and also enhances understanding of these issues by placing them into proper historic context. News stories are discussed in depth each class and their importance and interrelationships are assessed. The course aims at instilling awareness and a continued interest in developments in the world and also seeks to provide young adult citizens with practice in seeking out information, processing it, and determining its value and meaning. DIPLOMA STUDENTS ONLY. Lab Fee of $15 due at registration.

ECONOMIC FOUNDATIONS
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ECONOMIC FOUNDATIONS

Free

with Michael Emery

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 12:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course is designed to introduce students to basic economic principles and skills associated with Personal Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Global Economics. We will cover the basic skills (balancing a checkbook, maintaining good credit) you will need to get by in today's modern financial maze. We will explore what you need to know about credit and loans, insurance, taxes, how to pay for college and how to be an informed consumer when making a large purchase. DIPLOMA STUDENTS ONLY. Lab Fee of $15 due at registration.

EXPLORING RELATIONSHIPS
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EXPLORING RELATIONSHIPS

Free

with Kathleen Paradis and Nancy Provost

Calendar Sep 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course focuses on the relationships between personal choices and individual well-being with an emphasis on teaching health ways to listen and communicate with family, peers, and others. Discussion will raise awareness about social issues and increase and increase knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of interpersonal relationships. Diploma students only - $15 lab fee to be paid at time of registration.

EXPRESSIVE WRITING
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EXPRESSIVE WRITING

Free

with Janice Foster

Calendar Sep 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Are you a writer? Do you believe in self-expression? Need a break from the formal writing? Then, this class is for YOU. Students will examine, experiment, and introduce creative ideas through a variety of venues such as: anecdotes, monologues, cartoons, short stories, and films. Constructing pieces of writing with characters, events, or experiences will be presented through a portfolio designed with the use of innovative technology tools and lively discussions. DIPLOMA STUDENTS ONLY. Lab Fee of $15 due at registration.

FILM AND LITERATURE
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FILM AND LITERATURE

Free

with Janice Foster

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 2:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

We will explore the multifaceted relationship between film and literature. The students become familiar with film genres, terminology, and techniques; how to analyze film using literary devices; how to examine the relevant evidence in films to develop well-written assignments; and how to initiate an understanding of film as an avenue for academic purposes, not just entertainment. DIPLOMA STUDENTS ONLY. Text fee: TBA

FOUNDATIONS OF MATH
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FOUNDATIONS OF MATH

Free

with Michael Emery

Calendar Sep 6, 2017 at 8:30 am, runs for 15 weeks

This class provides instruction in basic math computation. We will explore the place value system, the meaning of the four basic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) and their application to whole numbers, as well as an introduction to fractions and decimals. This course will lay the foundation for future math courses. DIPLOMA STUDENTS ONLY. Text fee: TBA





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