NEISD - Community Education

May we suggest the following courses?

Introduction to PowerPoint ®2013

Learn to use many of the basic features of Microsoft® PowerPoint ®2013. Follow step-by-step instructions for creating presentations; adding new slides; using spell check; saving a presentation; previewing a presentation; inserting clip art; moving and re-sizing objects; using graphic images from the Internet; moving, copying, and deleting slides; adding transitions; adding animations; and applying a template.

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Adults Begin to Sew

Learn to thread and operate a sewing machine, become familiar with tools for sewing and find out about color coordination. Projects to be completed in class are a pin cushion, a pillow case and a lined tote bag. If you have a sewing machine that is clean and in good working order, please bring it. If you do not own a machine, one will be provided. Please call to reserve a machine (344-0791). You will need basic supplies such as scissors, pins, seam ripper, measuring tape and fabric markers. (You will have a 10% discount card to use during the classes if you want to purchase supplies.) A fee of $35 plus tax, payable to Creative Sewing Center at the first class, covers cost of fabrics, thread and patterns for the three projects.

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Golf, Beginning

Golf has been one of the fastest-growing sports for the past 10 years. Take a swing at learning the necessary fundamentals such as proper grip, rules of play, scoring, etiquette, stance, swing and more. Learn about a hobby that you could enjoy for a lifetime. Loaner clubs are available or you can bring your own set of clubs. Golf balls will be furnished. Lessons are provided by the Director of Instructioin, Rob Myers, and the SilverHorn staff. No discount.

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Art Starz: Animation and Cartoon Drawing (Ages 8-12)

Learn the tricks of famous cartoonists from My Art Starz. Kids will produce large, full-sheet drawings of a pirate ship and its motley crew, big top circus and a jungle scene. We will brainstorm our way to our own original cartoon characters. Students will produce a 3-panel comic strip and learn how to do word bubbles, inking and other elements of interest. Participants will also enjoy making various hand-made animation devices as they learn about optical illusions and how cartoons work. A $10 supply fee is payable to instructor on the first day of class.

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Boot Camp

Run or walk, sprint or jog, jump or don't! This motivating and challenging co-ed workout is designed for beginners to advanced fitness levels. Camp will include agility drills, plyometrics, strength training, cardio drills and functional fitness both indoors and out. Presented by AFAA certified instructor Mary Coronado. GFit Studio is located inside Flip City at 23132 US Highway 281 N. near Stone Oak Pkwy. No discount.

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AARP Smart Driver Course

Veteran drivers will learn how to compensate for age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. This is not a ticket removal course, but participants may obtain a reduction in car insurance upon completion. A supply fee of $15 for AARP members or $20 for non members is payable to AARP and covers administrative costs. AARP members must bring their membership card to class. Instructors are Roy Ball and Richard Honeycutt, Jr.

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Driver Education

Register now for a driver education class at your NEISD school. Students will receive 32 clock hours of classroom instruction as well as seven hours of behind-the-wheel driving and seven hours of observation. The schedule posted is for the classroom only. All in-car training is scheduled individually by the student once the permit is obtained. Students must be at least 15 years old and in high school before class begins. For complete details and contract information go to www.neisd.net/drive. Please register with the students name and information. In addition, the contract at www.neisd.net/drive MUST be filled out, signed by both parent and student, then submitted to the Driver Education office before the class begins.

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Heartsaver First Aid and CPR

This First Aid and CPR course is designed for members of the general community who want to learn the skills and techniques needed to recognize emergencies and perform basic first aid. Students will learn how to perform the lifesaving skills of CPR on adults, children and infants, how to relieve choking, how to administer an Epi Pen and how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). The highly effective video-based instruction format enables students to experience case-based scenarios in a realistic setting. Upon course completion, students will receive a two-year certification card from The American Heart Association.

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