Education Notes — October 26, 2018


Start Smart Basketball

Start Smart is a “child/ parent interactive” basketball program lead by a Child and Youth Sports staff member for ages 3-4. The sessions are 45 minutes long and are held weekly from 5 to 5:45 p.m. for 6 weeks. Sessions are offered on Landstuhl and Sembach. Cost is $25. Registration is October 1 to 31 or until sessions are full. The classes begin in November and will go through December. Register through WebTrac, by phone, or in person at Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9066.


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


SKIESUnlimited: Computer Assisted Piano Class

SKIESUnlimited offers a computer assisted piano class to help students learn how to play piano. Students receive both a 30-minute individual lesson and a 30-minute interactive piano lesson at a workstation with a stand-alone computer. Students are asked to bring piano books and other teaching materials that they may have if they have had piano instructions before. This class is offered on Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2901 and Landstuhl, Bldg. 3819. Open to ages 4 to 18. Open to all branches of service. To register, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.


SKIESUnlimited: 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. Open to all branches of service. For more information, please visit WebTrac or Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.


SKIESUnlimited: Driver’s Education for High School Students

IMCOM-Europe is proud to announce the availability of a comprehensive driver’s education program for High School students in Europe. It is made possible through a collaborative effort and contract with the German National Federation of Driving Instructors (Fahrlehrerverband). Do not miss out on this incredible opportunity for teens! For more information, and to register: Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.


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-$40,000. Earn a Child Development Associate (CDA) and achieve national FCC accreditation at no cost. For more information, contact Parent Central Services, Wetzel Kaserne, Bldg. 8876, 485-7003; 06783-6-7003.


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.


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. on Monday to 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.