CHRISTOPHER - Rend Lake College brings spring lineup of classes to Christopher.
Instructor Rachel West will have students learning a new and exciting way to exercise and dance in "Zumba Dance." Zumba combines a Latin dance style with exercise steps. This class is scheduled to meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 2nd-February 11th from 6:30-8:00p.m. at the Christopher High School Library. The registration fee is $30.
High school juniors and seniors are encouraged to attend the "ACT Prep" class. This course is designed to teach reading, English, science and math skills needed to do well on the ACT test. Test-taking skills will be emphasized. Instructor Jennifer Lemons will hold the class on Thursdays, March 4th-April 1st from 6-9p.m. at Christopher High School, Room 4. The registration fee is $75. Students also need to purchase Barron's ACT 2009 textbook, which will be available the first night of class for $20.27.
Students will learn basic photography skills in "Photography." Those attending will learn more about lighting, posing subjects, photo editing and more. Students are asked to bring their camera and camera manual to class. Professional photographer, Rachel West, will show students helpful camera tricks. This class will meet on Tuesday, March 16th from 6-8p.m. at Christopher High School in Room 4. Registration fee is $10.
"Computer Basics Microsoft Office" was designed for those who know how to use a computer and a mouse but want to learn more about the Microsoft Office software. Students will learn the basic fundamentals of Microsoft Office 2003 including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. The class is scheduled to meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 13th-May 6th from 6-8p.m. at Christopher High School in Room 13. The registration fee is $82. Adam Powell is the instructor.
Those interested in registering should contact Lori or Kristina at Rend Lake College Community Education, 618-437-5321, Ext. 1267/1367 or toll-free at 800-369-5321, Ext. 1267/1367.