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It’s not too late to join many others who are part of Lighthouse for Learning/Community Education.  The classes listed below are beginning end of March. To view the complete catalog or register online go to  Students may also mail in registrations to the WISD Administration Building or stop by to register, 411 N. Gibson St. or contact 972-923-4631 or for additional information.

Google Docs Basics & Tips

How to utilize FREE Google services to be productive, stay connected, and save important information utilizing the free cloud-based storage. Learn how it all works and why you can trust "the cloud."

Instructor:  Jennifer Hamby

Monday   March 25


Cost:  $18.00

QuickBooks- Level 1

An introductory course of the QuickBooks accounting software, including setting up a new company and chart of account; recording transactions with customers, vendors, and employees.  Learn to create & manage lists as well as running reports.  This class is extremely hands-on, fun, and evokes a communicable environment.

Instructor:  Carolyn Duvall

6:00 – 8:00

Thurs. March 21, 28, April 4, 11   four classes

Cost:  $50.00

Qi Gong

This class is beneficial for all fitness levels. Tai Chi is one of the oldest forms of group exercise. It is a link of unchanging movements that have passed through centuries of tradition. Qi Gong is a variation of Tai Chi that focuses on stability and balance. Both increases flexibility, improves strength and cardiovascular fitness in a gentle way. Students who attended this class previously can perfect what they have already learned. Please wear comfortable clothes to move in and athletic shoes.

Instructor: Utahna Green

Thursdays 7:00-8:00

March 21 – April 11   four classes

Cost:  $30.00

Basic Dog Obedience

Dog owners will learn basic commands which will enhance the pet-owner bond, using positive reinforcement. This course will also cover behavioral problems. Owners will need to bring their pet with a standard buckle collar and 4-6-foot leash. Please bring vaccination certificates for pets as well as training treats.  Bring your pet for the first class so the training can begin! Limit 10 students.

Instructor:  Shanda Vance, M.S., CDT Dog Obedience Trainer/ Animal Behavior Specialist

Thursdays 6:00-7:00 

March 21 – April 25   six classes

Cost:  $44.00

Beginning Crochet

Join this beginning class as you learn to crochet!  You will learn how to make a shawl. Learn the basic chain stitch, double crochet, and cluster stitch – lots of fun to make.  Please bring size G hook and 4 skeins of 4-ply yarn in different colors.  Come have fun as you learn to crochet!

Instructor: Virginia Ramos

Thursdays 6:00-8:00

March 21 – April 18  five classes

Cost: $50.00

Kids in the Kitchen Animal Crackers–Ages 5-12

After school snacks have never looked so cute! We are going wild with nutritious things like cashews, almonds, carrots, cheese, etc. to create cute edible creatures! This class taught in the WHS Culinary Arts Room.

Instructor:  Kathy Parker

Thursday March 21

6:00 -7:00 

Cost: $30.00 

Beginning Tennis- Adults

This class is designed for newcomers to tennis or for people that have not played in a long time and need a refresher in skills.  The class will focus on the fundamentals of tennis, the forehand, backhand, serve, volley, and point simulation.  This will be a fun and engaging class that gives you the skills to be able to play “the greatest game in the world!” Classes taught NEW WHS Campus Tennis Courts 3001 US Highway 287 Bypass on the south side of the campus. Max 10 students

Instructor:  Nicholas Tanner, Head Tennis Coach

Tuesdays    6:00 – 7:00

March 26 – April 30 six classes

Cost:  $50.00

Cake Decorating – Spring Special Occasions

Surprise family and friends with a personally decorated cake for special occasions. Learn basic cake baking and decorating skills, use of decorating equipment as well as making borders and flowers. You will also learn special techniques for Easter, spring flowers, graduation and more!  Students will be asked to bring baked items each week, please bring 8” round or 9’x 13” cake first class.

Instructor:  Susan Howard

Mondays 6:30-8:00

March 25 – April 15  four classes

Cost:  $34.00 + $15.00 supply fee pay to instructor

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