Evergreen Park Dist. 124
School District 124 provides free vision, hearing, speech, language, basic concepts knowledge, and fine and gross motor skills screenings for children 3 to 5 years old who are not yet in kindergarten. Children eligible can qualify for special programs. For more information call Jean Hector at 423-0951, Ext. 2140.
High School Dis. 218
Community High School District 218 will hold its second All- Class reunion at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 from 7 to 11 p.m. at 115 Bourbon Street in Merrionette Park. The Friends of District 218, an educational foundation, will sponsor the event as a fundraiser supporting college scholarships for students and grants for teachers. The event includes dinner, open bar (beer and wine), disk jockey and raffles. Tickets are $40 per couple, $25 per person through Jan. 11,$30 afterward.
Tickets are available at the District 218 Administrative Center, 10701 S. Kilpatrick Ave., or by calling 424-2000, Ext. 2500. Checks should be made payable to CHSD 218 Foundation. Tickets also are available in the main offices at Eisenhower High School, 12700 Sacramento Ave. in Blue Island; Richards High School, 10601 Central Ave. in Oak Lawn; and Shepard High School, 13049 Ridgeland Ave. in Palos Heights.
The regular monthly meeting of the Moraine Valley Community College board of trustees will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 16. The meeting will take place in the Board Room, Building D, Room 219, on campus, 9000 West College Parkway, Palos Hills.
Moraine Valley will offer weekend classes during the spring 2013 semester. Classes to begin Jan. 18 or later include College: Changes, Challenges, Choices; Introduction to Psychology; Introductory Microbiology; Speech Fundamentals; Fire Fighting Tactics/Strategies II; and Composition II. A complete listing of credit and noncredit classes can be found in the spring 2013 class schedule or at morainevalley.edu. Registration is ongoing. Tuition is $104 per credit hour plus fees and books. Students who have applied to the college can register in the Registration Office in the Student Services Center (Building S); by phone at 974-2110 (TTY for the hearing impaired 974-9556); or at morainevalley.edu.
Moraine Valley offers online and Internet hybrid courses. Online classes are taught primarily over the Internet, while hybrid courses are taught through a combination of classroom and Web-based instruction. Both types allow for students to attend all or part of their class via the Internet with the ability to access the instructor, classmates and course materials. Access to a Web-equipped computer is required.
Online and Web-assisted classes next spring include Spanish, General Sociology, World Religions, Environmental Science I, Introduction to Fiction, Beginning Algebra, Western Civilization I and II, Medical Terminology, Composition I and II, and General Biology. A complete listing of credit and noncredit classes can be found in the spring 2013 class schedule or online at morainevalley.edu.
Moraine Valley offers more than 60 classes beginning Jan. 19 at its Southwest Education Center, 17900 S. 94th Ave. in Tinley Park. Classes include Composition I and II, Keyboarding I, Art Appreciation, Principles of Marketing, College Algebra, Introduction to Psychology, Medical Terminology, General Sociology, Spanish I, and Music Appreciation. There are also several noncredit classes offered at SWEC including Plus 50 Internet Basics, Positive Thinking for Life, "Reel" Classic Films, and Beginning Conversational Spanish. A complete listing of all classes can be found in the spring 2013 class schedule or online at mo rainevalley. edu. Registration is ongoing.