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Games For Fun At GNPS Continuing Ed

Thursday, 29 August 2013 00:00

Become part of the legions of game players exercising their minds, socializing, and having fun with games of skill and luck, and understanding their intricacies. All classes take place at the Cumberland Adult Center, 30 Cumberland Avenue, unless otherwise noted. 

 

For more information, or to register, please call the Adult Program at 516 441-4949 or visit www.greatneckadulted.org for online registration.


 

ESOL And GED Registration

Thursday, 29 August 2013 00:00

Registration for ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and General Educational Development (GED) examination classes will take place on Monday, Sept. 9 and Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon, and from 6 to 9 p.m.; and on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Great Neck Public Schools Adult Learning Center at Clover Drive, 105 Clover Drive. Preference will be given to Great Neck residents and 2012–13 Adult Learning Center students. Registration must be done in person. Please allow two hours to complete the registration process.

 

Fall Catalog Preview: GNPS Continuing Education

Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:00

The Great Neck Public Schools Adult Program Fall/Winter catalog will arrive in mailboxes shortly. This catalog has a new look as the Program is in the process of rebranding.

Photos on the front and back covers and throughout the catalog illustrate some of the hundreds of classes available. The Adult Education Advisory Committee has spent the past year working to expand interest for Generation X and Y (the 30–45-year-old age group). Several of the offerings for this group are mentioned below. 

 

As always, the entire community is invited to take advantage of an extensive array of classes, special events, and trips. Morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend offerings accommodate varying schedules. Most classes meet at the Cumberland Adult Center, 30 Cumberland Avenue (half block south of Northern Boulevard, off Lakeville Road). 

   

ESOL And GED At Adult Learning Center

Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:00

If you are an adult and want to learn English or improve your English-language skills, or if you want to earn a high school equivalency diploma, the Great Neck Public Schools Adult Learning Center at Clover Drive offers a variety of classes, days and evenings, designed to meet your needs.

 

A range of English-language classes are offered from beginning literacy to advanced ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages). In preparation for the General Educational Development (GED) examination, classes will available in math, social studies, science, reading, and writing. Once enrolled, at no additional charge, students may also take elective classes such as Crossroads Café, Citizenship, Conversational English, and English Club.

 

South High Graduation Speech

Written by Matthew Kipnis Thursday, 15 August 2013 00:00

“You just put a message in a bottle and threw the bottle out to sea. What is the message?” This question was presented to me in one of my college applications. At first I searched for a meaningful quote by Gandhi and then I thought of a great line from a Dave Matthew’s song but I realized that wouldn’t be me or even my own words. So, I sat back, envisioned myself on the seashore and the message came to me, I wrote: “Let me stay on this island just a little while longer.” 

   

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