Schoolbits – January 31, 2013

FAST classes

The Wiesbaden Education Center offers Functional Academic Skills Training classes for qualified Soldiers from March 11 to April 2, May 13 to June 4 and July 29 to Aug. 20. Classes will be held weekdays from 7:45-11:45 a.m. A pre-TABE test is required within two months of the start of each class and can be taken at the Education Center. Dates for upcoming tests are March 8, May 10 and July 26. The goal of the class is to prepare Soldiers for more advanced schooling, increase reenlistment options and enhance trainability. To be eligible to take a class Soldiers must have a GT score below 110. Soldiers can call mil 337-5559, email or speak to a counselor at the center in Building 1023E (Room 120) on Clay Kaserne for more information.

Valentine’s Bingo

Friends of the 66th Military Intelligence Brigade invite families to Valentine’s Bingo at the Hainerberg Elementary School Multipurpose Room Feb. 9. Sales start at 4:30 p.m. with bingo from 5-8 p.m. cost is $3 per card or $10 per four pack. Pizza and drinks will be available for purchase.

School closure, weather information

Parents are reminded to listen to the American Forces Network radio or to check the garrison home page for the latest school closure and traffic delay information. Visit and click on the Road/Weather/School Closure Information link.

Need a tutor?

U.S. military families can get around-the-clock assistance from a professional tutor through The free service is funded by the Department of Defense Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Library Program. (Courtesy of the Wiesbaden Middle School’s Wildcat Update)