SAD 52 will offer variety of classes


TURNER – SAD 52 River Valley and Adult Community Education has announced a variety of opportunities for the summer. There are camps, classes for adults and academic summer school.

“Medical Billing and Coding”: Basic computer knowledge is a must for the 12-week class. A medical billing/coder is responsible for taking the services the physician has provided and coding it, sending the claims to insurance companies as well as tracking and receiving insurance payments. Students will receive a certificate of completion, letter of recommendation and list of companies in the field.

“Medical Transcription”: The 16-week in-depth course is open to diploma and GED graduates. Applicants should be proficient in Microsoft Word and have a typing speed of 35 words a minute. Certificate of completion, letter of recommendation and list of companies looking for medical transcriptionists will be issued at the end of the course.

“Middle Eastern Dance”: Learn basic movements, styles, combinations, improvisation as well as the history of the dance, costuming and music. Session I begins June 5 for four weeks and Session II starts July 5 for seven weeks.

High school girls basketball is for all girls entering grades eight through 12 and will be a combination of skills, drills and games beginning June 19.

High school girls soccer will start June 19 for six weeks and will focus on basic skills and team tactics. There will be practice sessions and scrimmages throughout the summer program.

“Fitness is Fun” is for grades four through 12. The seven-week workout session will start June 19.

High school boys soccer will start June 20 and games will be played Tuesdays and Thursdays plus practices. Practice will be focus on conditioning for the fall.

High school field hockey summer league will begin June 20 for students who may play field hockey in the fall. It will allow the opportunity to practice skills in a game situation.

Brenda Perry and the Leavitt varsity cheerleaders will lead six weeks of cheering starting June 20. Stunts, dancing, tumbling and cheering will be taught to interested students in grades one through eight. No prior cheering experience is needed.

SAD 52 Adult Education has an ongoing family literacy program that has limited slots available beginning June 26. Call 225-3478 for information.

English classes will offer study in writing, American literature, authors and classics. Students will focus on one area of study during class, which starts June 26. Hands-on work and projects are a large part of the course. Because of the fast-paced environment, students must commit to attending each day. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive one high school credit.

“Leadership Quest: Outdoor Adventure” is a four-day adventurous expedition for students going into grades five to eight, to be held from June 26 through 29. It will include games and activities on the Detective Giles Landry Leadership Ropes Course. The program promotes cooperation so kids can build confidence, leadership skills and have fun in the woods.

“1, 2, 3…Blast Off Rocketry” is for ages 6 to 12. The class will experiment with different kinds of propulsion systems, blast off, track and recover different kinds of rockets from June 26 through 30.

“General Biology with Lab” will begin June 27. Students will study the cellular process, organismal biology, genetics, ecology and the environment. A lab as well as video presentation will be scheduled. Students must commit to attending this class every day. The amount of material covered in the class cannot be made up. Upon completion, students will receive one high school credit.

“French for Beginners” will run for eight weeks starting June 28.

“Spanish for Beginners II” is also an eight-week course commencing June 29.

Those interested can sign up for any of the classes by calling the SAD 52 Adult Ed office at 225-3478.