Education Notes — January 18, 2019


Job Openings at Child and Youth Services

Are you interested in working with children and youth? Apply online for Child and Youth Services positions at www.usajobs.gov. Look for Job Title: Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry, Skill and 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.


Clubs Available at Landstuhl School Age Center


Did you know that Landstuhl School Age Center has several different clubs open to students, Grades 1 to 5? The different weekly clubs include Theater, Fitness, Art, Lego Robotics and Film. Registration with CYSS is required. Enrollment fees are based on total family income. Contact the Landstuhl School Age Center for more information, 486-7281; 06371-86-7281.


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.


Babysitter Referral List Available

Need a break? Need someone trained and responsible to watch your kids while you go out? Need someone to watch the kids for your unit or organization? Stop by Parent Central Services to pick up a babysitter referral list. Wetzel Kaserne, Bldg. 8876, 485-7003; 06783-6-7003.


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. 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.


SKIESUnlimited: Voice Lessons

Children ages 8-18 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, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.


SKIESUnlimited: American Sign Language Class and Workshop

This class provides students with an opportunity to learn both the language and culture of the American Deaf community. The class will work on basic receptive and expressive American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary and grammatical structure, as well as fingerspelling. Upon completion of this class participants will have a vocabulary of about 100 words in ASL. Following completion participants will have the opportunity to advance to intermediate class which focuses on conversational skills and more in-depth reception skills. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.


SKIESUnlimited: 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 Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.