School bits – week of September 27, 2012


Wiesbaden High School Spirit Week

This year’s Spirit Week at Wiesbaden High School runs from Oct. 1-6 and has the theme of “Maserquerade.” Monday is nerd dress-up day; Tuesday is decades dress-up day; Wednesday is costume dress-up day; and Thursday is toga day for seniors and blue and gold dress-up day for the rest of the students. There will be a football game Oct. 5 against Ramstein High School that evening. The junior varsity game starts at 4 p.m. and the varsity game starts at 7 p.m. The homecoming dance is from 7-11 p.m. Oct. 6 in the multi-purpose room.

Central Texas College registration open

Central Texas College in Wiesbaden is offering courses in traditional classrooms in Criminal Justice, Automotive Mechanic/Technician, Early Childhood Professions, and Hospitality Management Programs and their newest addition: the Legal Assistant Program. The term runs from Oct. 22-Dec. 14. For the Early Childhood Program they are offering the capstone class CDEC 2388 Internship Child Care Provider/Assistant. The college also offers online classes in these and other fields. For more information please contact the Wiesbaden Field Representative at 0611-705-5561/DSN 337-5561 or wiesbaden@europe.ctcd.edu or visit our office in Bldg 1023E Clay Kaserne.

FAST classes offered

The Wiesbaden Army Education Center will be offering a Functional Academic Skills Training class for qualified Soldiers Oct. 9-29. Class times are 7:45-11:45 a.m., Monday through Friday. FAST provides Soldiers with on-duty instruction in reading, math, and language. The goal is to improve job performance, prepare Soldiers for more advanced schooling, increase reenlistment options and enhance trainability. To be eligible for the training a Soldier must have a GT score below 110. Soldiers interested in FAST should call mil 337-5559, or email jason.m.thorp.ctr@mail.mil or visit the Wiesbaden Education Center and speak to a counselor in Clay Kaserne Building 1023E, Room 120.


Kaiserslautern College Night

The annual U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern and Ramstein High School College and University Information Night will be held Oct. 4 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Kaiserslautern special Events Center. Learn about education opportunities available from more than 100 accredited colleges and universities with representatives from the United States and across Europe. The Kaiserslautern Special Events Center is located in Building 237 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. Call civ (0631) 3406 4123 for more information.

University of Maryland registration

University of Maryland University College Europe holds registration for its online and on-site Session 2 classes starting Oct. 22. For more information visit your local UMUC field representative at the Wiesbaden Education Center, www.ed.umuc.edu or call mil 370-6762 or civ (06221) 3780.