STEVENSVILLE ADULT EDUCATION 2020
SPONSORED BY THE STEVENSVILLE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The following is a list of courses which will be offered during the 2020 session. Registration for each evening course will be during the first class meeting, or you may pre-register for Adult Education by mailing the registration fee, along with your name and the course you wish to take, to: Adult Education, Stevensville Public Schools, 300 Park Street, Stevensville, MT 59870.
Adults may also pre-register at the Stevensville High School office with Vickie Vernon starting January 6th.
Courses will fill on a first-come, first-served basis. Most classes will begin during the week of January 13th, although some classes vary (as indicated). Some courses will charge for materials if needed. Courses need a minimum of eight students in most cases to avoid cancellation. Complete course descriptions, starting dates, and fees are enclosed.
For more information you may call 777-5481 extension 129.
|COURSE NAME||INSTRUCTOR||MEETING TIME||COURSE LENGTH||FEE|
|ADULT VOLLEYBALL||Lori Lewis||WED. 6:30-8:30||20 HOURS||$20|
|ADULT WEIGHTLIFTING||John Munk,
|MON., WED., THURS. 7:00-9:00||60 HOURS||$30|
|BASIC DRAWING||Kiana Fecteau||TUES. 6:30-9:00||25 HOURS||$25|
|BEGINNING EXCEL||Maria Severson||MON., WED. 6:00-8:00
Jan. 28-Feb. 13
|CARTRIDGE RELOADING||Dan Ashmore
Starts Jan 27
|CLAY HAND-BUILDING and THROWING||Seeley Mickelson||THURS. 6:30-8:30||20 HOURS||$20|
|CPR/AED FIRST AID||Melissa Henderson
|FINER WOODWORKING||Joe Gannon||TUES. 6:30-8:30||20 HOURS||$20|
|FINANCIAL WORKSHOP||Cody Velin||WED. 6:00-8:00
Starts Jan. 16
|FLY TYING||Wes Wells||TUES. 6:00-9:00||30 HOURS||$30|
|FUN+FUNCTIONAL FITNESS||Andrea Mooney||TUES., THURS.
|FUNDAMENTALS OF FLYFISHING||Robert Prince||MON. 6:30-8:00||15 HOURS||$15|
|GENTLE YOGA||Andrea Buchanan||WED. 6:45-7:45||10 HOURS||$10|
|G-SUITE||Maria Severson||MON., WED. 6:00-8:00
Feb. 24-Mar 18
|HATHA FLOW YOGA||Andrea Buchanan||WED. 8:00-9:15||15 HOURS||$15|
|HERBAL MEDICINE MAKING 101||Andrea Buchanan||TUES. 7:00-8:30||15 HOURS||$15|
|MICROSOFT SUITE||Maria Severson||MON., WED 6:00-8:00
Jan. 13-Jan. 31
|NAVIGATING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS: A CLASS FOR PARENTS||Maria Severson||TUES. 6:00-8:00
|OIL PAINTING||Mike Mickelson||MON. 6:30-9:00
Starts Jan. 20
|PICKLEBALL||Rick Trauth||WED. 7:00-9:00||20 HOURS||$20|
|PIYO||Libbi Hyde||TUES. 6:00-7:00||10 HOURS||$10|
|REALBOOK: NOT YOUR MOM’S JOURNALING||Kat Hobza||THURS. 6:30-8:00||15 HOURS||$15|
|WATERCOLOR||Kiana Fecteau||THURS. 6:30-900||25 HOURS||$25|
A competitive volleyball class for adults. Playing length is ten weeks. Class is not for beginning players. Class size is limited to 27 players of intermediate skill or better.
Mon., Wed., Thur.
John Munk, Cory Johnson
HS Weight Room
This class is offered to teach the proper techniques of weightlifting and to allow time for participants to accomplish their individual goals. Course is offered over 60 hours.
Drawing lessons and practices for all skill levels. The only supplies needed are paper, pencil, and an eraser.
MS Yellow Computer Lab
Jan. 28-Feb. 13
Excel is an employment essential for many jobs. This session will cover basics in the Excel program. We will work on understanding Excel’s interface and terminology, entering data, navigating workbooks, saving, and printing. Basic computer skills are suggested.
Mon., Thurs. Dan Ashmore
HS Wood Shop
People reload for many reasons: economy, accuracy, hunting performance, or high volume, and they all give a sense of accomplishment. This class will cover cartridge reloading. We will discuss tooling, gauges, component selection and case preparation based on the different the goals attendees have. In addition to discussions on tools and components, students will get hands on practice with sizing, trimming, headspace regulation, weighing vs. throwing charges and setting seating depth. Both rifle and pistol cartridges will be covered, plus custom case forming (wildcats) if there is interest. Dan and Jim have over 60 years combined experience and have loaded for over 40 different cartridges. Call 777-2991 for information.
CLAY HAND-BUILDING AND THROWING
In this class you will learn the fundamentals of hand-building and throwing on the wheel, and the processes that accompany these art forms. You will have the opportunity to create many different clay projects and learn the various techniques related to hand-building and throwing. You will learn about the firing process and about different glazing styles and techniques. Projects may include, but are not limited to, hand-building: coil pot, slab pot-pinch pot, figure, whistle, slump molds and balloon animals. Throwing: cylinder, cup, and bowl. A $10 course fee will be charged for materials. Class size limited to 8.
CPR/AED FIRST AID
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
Melissa Henderson, AHA/AEMT
Brandon Dewey, AHA/AEMT
The course will include instruction on adult, child, and infant CPR, AED (automated external defibrillator), and Basic First Aid skills. Class will be hands-on and lecture. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive an American Heart Association CPR/AED/First Aid card that certifies their training and is valid for two years. Students must be at least 18 to participate in the course. Course is limited to 12 per session. Students must bring a self-addressed stamped envelope, $6 for a card, and a materials fee of $35.
At our Financial Workshop, you will learn the key features of bonds, stocks, and mutual funds. You will learn steps you can take to prepare for retirement and how insurance can help protect against unexpected life events. You’ll also learn the basics of estate planning. The course is four weeks long.
HS Wood Shop
This course will focus on the basics of finer woodworking. The course will emphasize safe and proper use of equipment such as the jointer, planer, table saw, miter saw, band saw, and drill press, as well as the processes of creating joinery and applying a finish. The initial project to introduce the material will be a small jewelry box. Once the initial project is complete, students will be allowed to take on a personal project of their choosing and instructor approval based on time restraints and equipment availability. In addition to the standard course fee, there will be a $10 charge for lumber, fasteners, and finish.
The experience of catching a trout on a fly imitation is even more rewarding when you have tied the fly. This class will serve as an introduction into the materials, tools, and patterns that will get you started tying your own flies. Emphasis will be on a patterns that are both easy to tie and effective for our local rivers and creeks. The plan will be to introduce a pattern each night and then leave the class with a handful that will get you started on the next season. You will learn to tie terrestrial, nymph, midge, dry and wet fly patterns. An equipment list will be provided and a package is likely to be made available. I have over 20 years of fly-fishing experience and have been tying for four years. Call 777-2991 for information. Supply list available in the high school office.
FUNDAMENTALS OF FLY FISHING
Elementary Music Room
During this class you will learn the fundamentals of casting, knot tying, fly and equipment selection, reading water, rigging your flies, fly selection, basic etymology, and a bit about the world-class fly fishing opportunities in Western Montana. At the end of the class you should be able to confidently approach a trout stream, read the water, tie on the right fly and make a decent cast. With any luck, you may even catch some fish.
MS Room 236
Have your workouts hit a slow point? Are you doing the same thing over and over? Time to mix it up and incorporate challenge songs, fitness workout songs, scooter workouts, card games, and more. This class will warm up each day with a unique workout to keep you motivated and engaged. It will then work into functional fitness workouts involving rings, pull-ups, core work, kettlebells, wall balls, and more. This class is available to all levels of fitness. Modifications and advancements can easily be made. It will run with two different workouts per week for 10 weeks. You can come once or twice each week! Class is limited to 20 people.
Elementary Music Room
Ever felt like trying yoga but thought you were “not flexible enough?” This is a class where all are welcome, especially anyone who could benefit from the strength and flexibility that yoga provides. Join in an hour of gentle yoga stretches and breathing and leave with a feeling of calm and balance. All types are invited: all ages, and all levels-especially beginners. If you have a mat, blocks, blanket and a strap, please bring them. Class size limited to 25.
Maria Severson 6:00-8:00
MS Yellow Computer Lab Feb. 25-Mar. 13
This class will cover the basics of Gmail, Google Drive, (Docs, Sheets, and Forms) and Calendar. Come and play, explore, and share. Class size limited to 15.
HERBAL MEDICINE MAKING 101
Up your DIY skill level by learning how to make your own herbal medicine. Herbs have been used for healing for thousands of years and is a more gentle, yet powerful way of caring for yourself. This course will cover what you need to know to create your own herbal medicine cabinet. From teas to tinctures, packs to poultices, syrups to calves, you will gain the skills needed to build your own herbal first-aid kit and how to use it.
HATHA FLOW YOGA
Elementary Music Room
This class uses a combination of sustained poses, breath, mindfulness, and flowing movement to incorporate a feeling of well-being, strength, and flexibility into your life. With the help of props such as blocks and straps, this class emphasizes proper alignment. Classes are balanced with energy, to give you a good physical workout, and calm, to help you feel relaxed and refreshed. All levels, ages, and body types are encouraged to come. If you have a mat, blocks, blanket and a strap, please bring them. Class size limited to 25.
MS Computer Lab
Jan. 13-Jan. 23
This course will cover the basics in Microsoft Word, Publisher, and Power Point. You will work with tables, insert graphics, learn to use the Publisher templates, and create a short Power Point presentation. Some typing skills are suggested. Class size limited to 15.
NAVIGATING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS:
A CLASS FOR PARENTS
MS Yellow Computer Lab
This class will give parents a starting point of how they can assist their student organize themselves to tackle applying for scholarships. For parents of with 8th grade kids all the way up to parents of seniors.
Later start date January 20
This class is for anyone who wants to experience oil painting for the first time or those who are serious painters. Both classroom critique and individual help will be used in instruction. Students will be allowed to work on the subject matter of their choice. The instructor will discuss and demonstrate techniques applicable to most painting situations. Mike has been a painting instructor for 40 years. Material list available in the high school office. Class size limited to 10. Course is 25 hours.
This 10-week course includes teaching basic skills to enjoy the game, specific drills to improve the game, and mostly social competitive play for exercise and fun! We will have 2 courts available for play. All participants need to have a Pickleball paddle (which are available online). Class size is limited to 12 players.
HS Music Room
Ever tried yoga and thought it was a little too slow for you? Try this cardio yoga and Pilates combo where we crank up the speed to deliver a low-impact, core sculpting, strength, and flexibility workout that will get your body into fat burning mode. This class will challenge you by using your own body weight for a long, lean, and more defined look. This is a beginner to intermediate fitness class. We will have modifications for all ages. Yoga mats required. Wear comfy workout clothes for maximum flexibility. These workouts can be done with or without shoes, depending on your preference. Class limited to 20 students.
REALBOOK: NOT YOUR MOM’S JOURNALING
Get 20/20 vision in 2020! Realbook is for would-be journal writers and wannabe achievers. See how fun and easy it can be to get where you want to be. A professional writer for 16 years, Kat knows the power of physically transferring thoughts into writing. Though she loves writing, she found a book of empty pages daunting. She looked for structured journals but couldn’t find one that contained all the elements she needed to be successful – so she created RealBook. RealBook is for anyone who would like to try journaling but is overwhelmed by the commitment, anyone who has tried journaling but found it unsustainable, or anyone who is struggling to make real headway on the things they would like to change or improve in their lives. Journals/workbooks will be $14.95 each.
Learn the basic skills to create original works of art in watercolor. Topics covered: materials, palette setup, color mixing, textures, design and composition reference materials and more. Bring painting supplies and reference materials. A supply list is available in the high school office or via email at [email protected]
For questions or more information contact:
Mike Mickelson, Director
Stevensville Adult Education Program