IRSD adult education program offers slate of fall courses

Date Published: 
August 12, 2016

The Indian River School District recently announced its adult education course offerings for the fall of 2016. They can now be viewed online at irsd.net.

Fall 2016 courses for youth include:

• Babysitting Course by Delaware Safety Council (ages 11-16): Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 17-18, 5-7 p.m., $50, Southern Delaware School of the Arts library. Advance registration required.

• Driver’s Education: Monday through Thursday, Oct. 10-13 and Oct. 17-20, 4-7 p.m., $525, Sussex Central High School, Room A164. A driving-only option is available for $325 for students who have passed the classroom portion of the course. Advance registration required. Private-school and home-schooled students should call (302) 732-1343 for more information.

• Boys’ Lacrosse (Grades 5-8): Mondays from Sept. 26 through Oct. 24, 5-6:45 p.m., $25, Indian River High School. Advance registration required.

• Intermediate Volleyball Academy (Grades 5-7): Thursdays from Sept. 22 through Oct. 27, 5:30-7 p.m., $40, G.W. Carver Center gym. Advance registration required.

• Beginner’s Volleyball Skills Academy (Grades 4-6): Wednesdays from Sept. 21 through Oct. 26, 5-6:30 p.m., $40, G.W. Carver Center gym. Advance registration required.

• Recreational Flag Football (ages 5-10): Tuesdays and Thursdays from Aug. 16 through Oct. 13, 6-8 p.m., $50, Georgetown Middle School. Advance registration required.

• River Soccer Outdoor League (co-ed, Ages 4-14): Saturdays from Sept. 10 through Nov. 5, $65, River Soccer Complex. Advance registration required. Register at www.riversoccerclub.com or by calling (302) 436-2963.

• Girls’ Field Hockey Clinic (Grades 2-5): Wednesdays from Sept. 14 through Oct. 19, 5-6:30 p.m., $40, John M. Clayton Elementary School. Players must bring shin guards, a mouth guard, goggles and a hockey stick. Advance registration required.

• Financial Aid Overview: Tuesday, Sept. 22, 6 p.m., free, Sussex Central High School auditorium. Pre-register at irsd.net.

• FAFSA Submission Event: Thursday, Oct. 13, 5 p.m., free, Indian River High School computer lab. Pre-register at irsd.net. Visit the district website for list of required documents.

• Scholarship Workshop: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6 p.m., free, Indian River High School auditorium. Pre-register at irsd.net.

Adult education courses include:

• Aerobics-Step/Combo: Mondays and Wednesdays from Sept.12 through Nov. 21 (Session 1), $59.50, and Nov. 28 through Feb. 27 (Session 2), $63, 5:30-6:30 p.m., East Millsboro Elementary School. Payment due the first night of class.

• Aerobics-Low/High: Tuesdays and Thursdays from Sept.15 through Nov. 22 (Session 1), $63, and Nov. 29 through Feb. 23, $66.50, 4-5 p.m., Lord Baltimore Elementary School. Payment due the first night of class.

• Slimnastics: Mondays and Wednesdays from Sept. 12 through Nov. 16, 7-8 p.m., $56, Long Neck Elementary School. Bring exercise mat. Payment due the first night of class.

• Total Body Conditioning: Tuesdays from Sept. 20 through Dec. 20, 5:15-6:15 p.m., $45.50, Lord Baltimore Elementary School. Bring dumbbells and exercise mat. Payment due the first night of class.

• Self-Defense and Karate: Mondays from Sept. 12 through Dec. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $65, John M. Clayton Elementary School. Payment due the first night of class.

• Volleyball, Co-Ed Recreational: Wednesdays from Sept. 14 through Dec. 21, 7-9 p.m., $52, Millsboro Middle School. Payment due the first night of class.

• Volleyball for Women (all ages): Thursdays from Sept. 15 through Dec. 22, 7-9 p.m., $48, Millsboro Middle School. Payment due the first night of class.

• Yoga (new night and time): Wednesdays from Sept. 7 through Dec. 21, 4:15-5:30 p.m., $65, Lord Baltimore Elementary School. Bring yoga mat and towel. Payment due the first night of class.

• Children Come Without Instructions — Parenting Skills Class: Wednesdays from Oct. 5 through Nov. 16, 6-8 p.m., free, G.W. Carver Center Room A117. This class is for parents/caregivers only. Pre-registration is required and can be done by calling Child Inc. at 1-800-874-2070.

• Conversational Spanish Class: Thursdays from Sept. 15 through Oct. 20, 5-7 p.m., $110, G.W. Carver Center Room A117. Advance registration required.

• Pickleball: Tuesdays from Sept. 20 through Dec. 20, 6-8:30 p.m., $65, John M. Clayton Elementary School. Wear sneakers and bring your own paddles. Advance registration required.

• Mentor Orientation: Sept. 8 (9 a.m. to noon), Sept. 27 (noon to 3 p.m.), Oct. 6 (9 a.m. to noon), Oct. 19 (9 a.m. to noon), Nov. 16 (noon to 3 p.m.) and Dec. 2 (9 a.m. to noon), free, G.W. Carver Center Room, A117. Advance registration required, at www.creativementoring.org.

For more information or to obtain a registration form, visit irsd.net and click on “Adult & Community Education” under the Departments tab, or call the Adult Education office at (302) 732-1343 or contact Michele Murphy at Michele.murphy@irsd.k12.de.us.