EDUCATION NOTES


Voice Lessons
Children ages 8 to 18 can now learn how to develop a strong, healthy singing voice with SKIESUnlimited Voice Lessons! Private lessons are offered on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2901 and Landstuhl, Bldg. 3819. Participants will be trained on breath control, music theory and vocal techniques. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.

German Classes
Introduce your children to the German language and culture through SKIESUnlimited German classes! Classes available for ages 4 to 14 at multiple locations. Private tutoring sessions are available. For more information, visit WebTrac or Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.

Engineering Classes
Children ages 4+ will be introduced to the fundamentals of engineering. Students will have an opportunity to build electrical engines, working draw-bridges, fully functioning cranes and basic gear boxes. Students will also be introduced to engineering concepts using pneumatic principles and equipment. All of this is done using the registered brand of Fischertechnik materials. Worksheets will be handed out so that children can expand their understanding of learned concepts outside of the classroom. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.


Homework Assistance for Teens
USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Youth Programs provide a homework lab, tutoring and one-on-one homework assistance during Power Hour at the Youth Center, 3 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Homework contracts are available to clarify direction of help needed and to get the student, Academic Program Manager and parents on the same page for daily or weekly goals and expectations. This is a great resource for youth that need additional help or just a quiet place to focus on their academics. If you are interested, please contact Landstuhl Youth Center, 486-8658; 06371-86-8658 or Sembach Youth Center, 545-1316; 0611-143-545-1316.

Family Child Care providers needed
Family Child Care providers are needed in the Baumholder Military Community. FCC is a great way to start your own business. As a FCC provider, you perform a valuable service to the community and can earn a yearly income ranging from 20,000 to 40,000 dollars. Earn a Child Development Associate and achieve national FCC accreditation at no cost. For more information, contact Parent Central Services, Wetzel Kaserne, Bldg. 8876, 485-7003; 06783-6-7003.

Musical Theatre Dance Classes
Do you love the show-stopping, toe-tapping numbers in a musical? Do you love to express yourself through stories and dance? Then Musical Theatre Dance is for you! SKIESUnlimited offers lessons to youth, ages 5 to 18. The first half of class focuses on a good warm-up and jazz technique, and the second half teaches a routine in the style of musical theatre from your favorite songs and shows. Classes are offered on Pulaski Barracks and Landstuhl. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.

Job Openings at Child and Youth Services
Are you interested in working with children and youth? Apply online for Child and Youth Services positions online at www.usajobs.gov. Look for Job Title: Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry, Skill & Target Level) CY-01/02. Positions are available on Kleber, Landstuhl, Sembach and Miesau locations. Child and Youth Program Assistants work directly with children and youth and must be trustworthy, able to maintain a high degree of professionalism at all times and have the desire to be a positive influence on children and youth.

Preschool Storytime at Rheinland-Pfalz Library
Rheinland-Pfalz Library hosts a story time for preschool-aged children every Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. This entertaining event includes stories, music and crafts for young children, ages 3 to 5, and their parents. No sign-up required. For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library at Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 486-7322; 06371-86-7322.

Conversational German
Gain a better understanding of the written and verbal German language! Two levels are offered: German Basics and Intermediate German. All course materials are provided free of charge. Classes run in 8-week semesters. Advance registration is required as these classes often fill up fast. Please contact ACS for class availability, 541-9000; 0611-143-541-9000.