Community Education Classes
 
To be considered enrolled in a class, the course fee, if one is required, must be paid in advance. Go to the Community Ed Registration Form page for all the instructions.
 
>>>NOTE: Classes will not be held if there are school closings or cancelled after-school activities due to inclement weather. If you have any questions, contact your instructor about cancellations.
 
 
SECOND SEMESTER CLASSES   
 
Investing for Women: According to recent studies, the leading cause of stress within American households is financial issues. Hanan Samuel and Jordan Farnham of Foresters Financial plans to provide a series of Financial Wellness seminars for the residents of Westfield and its surrounding towns. They will be kicking off the series with," Investing for Women," a very informative seminar that will focus on serious concerns surrounding the financial security of women. They will show attendees their building block approach along with nine long-term investment strategies. The seminar is free and will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the Large Group Instruction room. To reserve a seat, please call Loretta Lucie at (716) 326-2151, ext. 308 or email her at llucie@wacs2.wnyric.org. Men are encouraged to attend this event.
 Future financial seminars hosted by Foresters Financial will be posted on this webpage, so please continue to check!
 
 
Adult/Child Bouquet of Cupcakes Class: Together, you will construct a Beautiful Bouquet of Cupcakes to take home and share or use as a gift to brighten someone's day! Come join Heather Myers, Food Service Director at WACS, and learn how to make flowers out of cupcakes. Learn some simple techniques for using a piping bag and a variety of frosting tips. All supplies including a reusable "vase" for all your beautiful "flowers" will be provided. All you have to do is pair up with a child and come have some fun with frosting! Who doesn't love cupcakes and frosting?
Feel free to contact Heather Myers by phone: (716) 397-0409 or email hmyers@wacs2.wnyric.org with any questions regarding this class. The class is being held for one night only on March 3, 2017 from 6-8PM in the school cafeteria. The cost is $30.00 (includes all supplies for both the adult and child).
 
 
Book Club:  Have you read a good book that you want to share with others? Come and join our Book Club! Beginning February 27, 2017 and continuing until June 12, 2017, the club will meet once a month on Mondays from 4:00-5:15 PM in the high school library. There is no fee to join and light refreshments will be provided. Karen Croscut, a guidance office secretary at WACS, will start the discussion on the "Book of the Month" and see where it goes from there. 
 
Karen has chosen Paula Hawkins' novel, The Girl on the Train, as the first book members need to read before the February gathering. At the end of each monthly meeting, every member will have the opportunity to suggest a book to review for the following month. Then an agreement by the group will determine the book choice for the next month. Contact Karen at karencmk@ hotmail.com with any questions.
 
              
 Cake Decorating-  Learn how to decorate beautiful cakes, no artistic ability needed. Anyone can do it. The best part is you can eat your mistakes! Let Lynn Manzella, Technology Coordinator, teach you the techniques to become a great cake decorator. Cost of the four classes is $55 per person. Minimum of 6 attendees. Time: 5:30-7:30.PM. Additional supplies will be needed for weeks 2, 3 and 4. Supply lists will be given during Week 1’s class. You will be expected to bring in frosting and a cake each week.  

March 2 – Week 1: Introduction – Must attend this class if planning to attend weeks 2, 3 and 4. Handouts, baking tips, frosting tips, recipes, participant expectations and supply lists for remaining classes will be covered. You will also “play” with various frosting decorating tips.  (You just attend, no supplies needed) 

March 16 – Week 2: Borders, basic tip flowers, leaves and writing!  This class you will actually decorate a cake! It will be very simple and look like a pro frosted it.

March 23 – Week 3: Trace Cake.  In this class you will frost a cake using a picture. This method will prove to be a very cost saving way of decorating cakes.

 March 30 – Week 4: Roses and other flowers and tiered cakes. This class you will create roses, rose buds and other flowers. Sounds like an easy class but – roses are not easy! Learn how to assemble and frost a tiered cake.

 
How to Be an Imperfectionist-  Based on the best-selling  book of the same name by Stephen Guise, this discussion group is facilitated by Sandra Makuch, WACS  Elementary Music Teacher. This entertaining, potentially life-changing little book brings insight, humor, logic and truly practical solutions that offer perfectionists not only a happier life, but a more excellent one. The cost is a one-time fee of $10.00 to over the price of the book. Minimum enrollment is 6, maximum of 15 people. Meets from 4:00-5:15 PM on Tuesdays from February 28 - April 4, 2017.
 
 
Quilted Star Placemats: Well-known quilter to the commmunity, Gaye Mason, will offer another creative class that will be held in the Long Distance Learning room on Tuesdays from 4:00-6:00 PM, beginning February 28,2017 and ending March 14, 2017. The cost is $36.00 per person and a supply list will be provided once your registration form is received. For any further questions about the class, you can contact Gaye at gmason@cecomet.net
 
 
Evening Walk at WACS:  Since the cold weather is upon us, it's time to think about moving your walking activities indoors. With over a mile in hallways throughout WACS, there is sure to be a walking path for every ability and desire. Also, you can walk the Heart Healthy Trail by following the heart symbols along the walls. Walkers may walk at their own leisure or be part of a guided walk beginning February 28 - May 25, 2017 on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00-7:00 PM. The guided evening walks will once again be led by Middle/High School Teacher, Robert Dyment. There is no fee for this class, just enjoy the walk and take the steps to a healthier you!
 
 
  TASC (GED) Skills Course: If you have thought about taking the TASC exam, but want to know more about it, then this is the class for you. Loretta Lucie, High School Resource Teacher and TASC tutor, will explain the state requirements and walk you through each academic section of the exam. This six-week course begins March 2, 2017, with classes being held on Thursday evenings from 6:00-7:30 PM in room 219. A minimum enrollment of 5 is necessary to hold the class. The cost of the entire course is $50.00. A payment of $25.00 is due on the first night of class and the remaining $25.00 is due on the fourth night. Take this important step to improve your life!

 

 
 
 
 
 
      
 
  
 
CLOSE