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					Community Education
                                                                                                        Non-Profit Org.
Longwood Central School District
                                                                                                       U.S. Postage Paid
35 Yaphank Middle Island Road
Middle Island, NY 11953                                                                                  Permit No. 2

   Longwood Board of Education                                                                         Middle Island, NY
                                                                                                             11953
  Michael A. Loguercio, Jr., President
  Daniel Tomaszewski, Vice President                                                                  **** ECRWSS****
           William K. Miller                                                                               POSTAL
          Maureen E. Silvestri                                                                           CUSTOMER
           Philip Reany, Jr.
         Genine M. Schwinge                 Registration now in progress
           Robert Dickerson              by mail, phone, online or in person.
       Judith Rice, District Clerk
        Dr. Allan Gerstenlauer
      Superintendent of Schools                  Registration Night
                                            Thursday, February 17, 2011
                                              Longwood High School
                                               7:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

                                                      Classes begin
                                        Tuesday, March 8th & Thursday, March 10th
                                     at Longwood High School and Junior High School




           Community Education
              Spring 2011

                                               LONGWOOD CENTRAL SCHOOLS


                                                         Check out the brochure on our website www.longwood.k12.ny.us
                                                                                       and click on Community Education
                                                                                    or visit Dowling.edu/DowlingInstitute
                                                                               A Community Project of the Board of Education

                                  Community Education - Spring 2011
                   presented by Longwood Central School District and Dowling College
General Information

Registration                                                              No Classes
Now in progress. For information, call 631.244.3420                       Classes will not meet on April 19 and April 21, 2011 (Schools
                                                                          Closed).
By Mail:
  Dowling College - The Dowling Institute                                 Emergency Closings and Cancelled Classes
  150 Idle Hour Boulevard, Oakdale, NY 11769-1999
                                                                          No classes will be held if Longwood Schools are closed due to
Online:                                                                   inclement weather or other emergencies. For announcements,
                                                                          tune in to:
  Dowling.edu/dowlinginstitute
                                                                          • WALK 97.5 FM
Evening registration:                                                     • WBLI 106.1 FM
  Thursday, February 17, 2011                                             • WRIV 1390 AM
  7:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                                                   • News 12
  Longwood Senior High School
                                                                          or visit: www.longwood.k12.ny.us
  North Entrance (bus parking lot)
  100 Longwood Road, Middle Island, NY 11953
                                                                          • Classes cancelled for any reason, including a teacher absence,
                                                                          will be made up at the convenience of the class.
Registration will be processed in the order it is received.
                                                                          • Refunds will be provided only when the class is cancelled due
For School Monitor class, see page 7.                                     to insufficient enrollment or you can not be admitted due to
                                                                          over-enrollment.
For information on the ESL (English as a Second Language)
and High School Equivalency (GED) Preparation and Adult Basic
Education, please contact Linda Guijarro at 631-234-7860.

• Material fees will be paid in full to the instructor (cash or
  check payable to the instructor) on the first night of class.
• Classes are open to anyone 18 years of age or older, not
  attending high school, with the exception of Defensive Driving
  classes and SAT/PSAT Review.
• Senior citizens (age 62 and older) are eligible for a 10%
  discount, with the exception of Defensive Driving and
  Ballroom Dancing classes.
• A $50 fee will be collected for checks returned for insufficient
  funds.
• Classes will be held at: Longwood Senior High School at 100
  Longwood Road and Longwood Junior High School at 198
  Longwood Road in Middle Island, with the exception of Golf
  for All Levels, which will be held at the Rock Hill Country Club
  in Manorville.
• Students and instructors must enter the Longwood Senior
  High School from the main parking lot. For classes meeting in
  the Junior High School, please enter at the rear of the                 Longwood School District Non-Discrimination Policy
                                                                          The Longwood School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin,
  building by the gym (back parking lot).                                 sex, religion, age and handicapped status, in its provision of services or employment practices.




                                   presented by Longwood Central School District and Dowling College
                                     John J. Gallagher, Ed.D., Director of Fine Arts, Liaison, 631.345.2150

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Online courses
General Information
Microsoft Word - Online                                                             Confronting Financial Fear and Worry - Online
March 28 - June 1, 2011, Instructor - Harvey Singer, $75                            April 26 - June 9, 2011, $65
Learn the essentials of word processing: creating documents, editing,               Are the wheels starting to come off your emotions due to financial worries?
opening and saving documents, formatting, spell checking, and printing.             Dealing with the fear of a layoff or a sudden financial setback causes
A number of intermediate topics are also included: find-and-replace,                anxiety, stress, loss of sleep, lack of focus and concentration, and, in
paragraph formatting, tabs, page setup, and borders. By the end of this             extreme cases, even clinical depression. The human mind is capable of
course, you will be able to create reports, resumes, fliers, and a variety          astounding accomplishments when free of clutter and at peace. However,
of documents that really stand out.                                                 when the mind is preoccupied with financial fears and worries, your mental
                                                                                    performance plummets. Fortunately, learning simple techniques can ease
Microsoft Excel - Online                                                            your suffering and help you cope. This class provides tools and insights
March 28 - June 1, 2011, Instructor - Harvey Singer, $75                            into how to control and focus your thoughts to bring some normalcy to
                                                                                    your life. Read lessons, participate in exercises, hold discussions with
Learn how to create worksheets that not only have practical applications,
                                                                                    fellow students, plus receive personal coaching from the instructor. Runs
but look very professional as well. Specifically, topics include: data entry,
                                                                                    for 6 weeks and is self-paced. Complete the lessons on your timetable.
creating a worksheet, formulas, functions, number formatting, text
formatting, printing, views, and toolbars. This course provides everything
                                                                                    Organize or Agonize - Online
you need to know to be able to use Excel for real work and home-related
projects. The course is practical, not theoretical.                                 April 26 - June 9, 2011, $60
                                                                                    Out of balance? Unproductive? How much joy would you have if you
Microsoft PowerPoint - Online                                                       unleashed your potential and got your act together? This online class
March 28 - June 1, 2011, Instructor - Harvey Singer, $75                            includes mentoring and tricks to achieve breakthroughs. You'll discover
                                                                                    techniques of highly effective, happy people that can make a real
An excellent three-hour introduction to MS PowerPoint's presentation
                                                                                    difference in your life. Topics include: Choice, not chance; Dealing with
power! An entire presentation and slide show will be created. Learn how
                                                                                    procrastination; Handling mind traffic; Life, family, and balance; Effective
to add text and pictures to create a beautiful presentation for printing that
                                                                                    day-planner use; Desk stress - Clutter; Understanding the difference
can also run on the computer as a slide show. Geared toward users with
                                                                                    between urgent and important tasks; Handling information overload;
little or no MS PowerPoint experience.
                                                                                    Putting out fires; and Getting your house and family organized. Read
                                                                                    lessons, participate in exercises, and hold live interactive discussions with
Google Spreadsheets - Online
                                                                                    instructor and classmates. Runs for 6 weeks and is self-paced. Complete
March 28 - June 1, 2011, Instructor - Harvey Singer, $75                            the lessons on your own timetable. Course requirements include having
After word processing, spreadsheets are probably the most useful tool for           intermediate PC skills.
businesses, homes, and students. Unfortunately, Microsoft Excel is
expensive and many small businesses and homes don't have access to it.              NYS-approved Defensive Driving - Online
Enter the FREE alternative, Google spreadsheets, which is available to              March 28 - June 1, 2011, Instructor - John Monitto, $ 39.95
everyone who has Internet access and which is fairly easy to learn. In
                                                                                    Sponsored by The American Safety Institute and approved by the DMV,
this course, you will learn how to create and use fairly sophisticated
                                                                                    our online course will allow you the flexibility to log on and off the program
spreadsheets and access them from any computer that has Internet
                                                                                    at your convenience – completely flexible and designed to fit effortlessly
access. And best of all, the program won't cost you anything.
                                                                                    into your schedule. You can complete the course whenever and wherever
                                                                                    you want – and you can do it over 30 days. All you need is a computer
Notary Public - Online
                                                                                    and your login information. You don’t have to complete the course in one
March 28 - June 1, 2011, Instructor - Dina Elardo, $75                              sitting; our website remembers the section you last completed and puts
Designed to teach you essential information needed to take and pass the             you right back to where you left off. Our course covers a wide range of
New York State Notary Exam, and thoroughly prepare you to understand                topics including: accident prevention techniques and traffic signs, as well
your duties and functions as a Notary Public Officer, this course includes:         as the effects of alcohol and drugs behind the wheel. It also contains many
Key Responsibilities & Limitations; Instant Access; Notary Concepts;                helpful resources for the ‘good driver’ who wants a refresher on basic
Definition Review; Sample Forms; Notary Law Subsection Review; Notary               driving skills. Upon completion, a certificate will be mailed to you which
Facts; Notary Prep Test; Semester Access.                                           will entitle you to:
                                                                                    • a 10% reduction on your liability, no-fault, and collision premiums for
Parenting Your Parents - Online                                                       3 years.
April 26 - June 9, 2011, $50                                                        • a reduction of up to 4 points from your driving record (accumulated
Do you feel overwhelmed by the prospect of taking care of your aging                  in the past 18 months).
parents? What would happen if you learned new skills to bring harmony               Just go to our website at: www.drivesafelongisland.com. Select the link:
to the family? This class provides mentoring and step-by-step techniques            Online Defensive Driving; go to New York First-time Registration, and enter
and strategies. Topics include: The evolving relationship between you and           the promo code: DOWLING. You will receive a special $5 discount and
your parents; Confronting independence (e.g., living alone, driving, falls);        pay only $39.95.
Getting cooperation from your siblings; Medical care options; Living
arrangement options; Managing the finances; and where to go for
support and resources for both yourself, as a caregiver, and your parents.
Read lessons, participate in exercises, and hold live interactive discussions
with instructor and fellow students in your online classroom. Runs for
6 weeks and is self-paced. Complete the lessons on your own timetable.
Course requirements include intermediate PC skills.

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Medical Coding Specialist online courses
The following courses are offered by Dowling College. All of the courses listed below are taken over the Internet. The courses consist of a combination
of course download and Internet interaction. These are graded courses and Certificates of Completion are issued with a passing grade. Each course runs
for a period of 11 weeks. Cost to access the online material after registering is $64. The coding courses require the download plus ICD9 and CPT manuals.
The ICD9 manual costs approximately $65 to $85 and the CPT manual costs approximately $55 to $75. A list of sources will be supplied to purchase these
manuals.
Upcoming course sessions are: Spring 3/28/11 – 6/10/11 and Summer 6/20/11 – 9/2/11. Please register for these courses online at
Dowling.edu/dowlinginstitute and follow the prompts for Medical Coding Specialist.

Medical Terminology, $165                                                          Anatomy and Physiology for the Medical Office – Part One, $165
Foundation for all other medical training courses. Over 1000 words and             This 39-hour/11-week, self-paced course presents the structure of
terms are defined in 33 chapters, outlined by body systems. Words are              organisms by body systems and analyzes the normal function of body
pronounced through your computer speaker. Also included is an extensive            organs. Topics include: cells and tissues, the integumentary system,
audio-dictionary of medical terms. Internet access to course material is           the axial skeletal system, the appendicular skeletal system, the muscular
available from computers and smart hand-held devices. A daily chat room            system, the general nervous system, the central nervous system, and
is provided for students to interact with other students.                          the peripheral nervous system. Full-color graphics and audio descriptions
                                                                                   complement descriptive text material. This program is available on a
Medical Coding, $165                                                               software download that is used in an instructor-led Internet course.
Prepares students for entry-level jobs in a doctor’s office or other medical
facility. This 39-hour/11-week course includes ICD-9-CM Coding, CPT                Anatomy and Physiology for the Medical Office – Part Two, $165
Coding, Medicare Fraud and Abuse, and Evaluation and Management.                   This 39-hour/11-week, self-paced course continues the study of body
You will need access to a ICD-9-CM and CPT manual to use with this                 systems. Topics include: the five senses, the endocrine system, the
course. Course includes real-life medical scenarios needing coding                 blood, the heart and blood vessels, the lymphatic system, the respiratory
solutions. Chat room provides students contact with other students.                system, the digestive system, metabolism, the urinary system, and the
Internet access to course material is available from computers and smart           reproductive system. Full-color graphics and audio descriptions complement
hand-held devices. A daily chat room is provided for students to interact          descriptive text material. This program is available on a downloaded
with other students.                                                               course software that is used in an instructor-led Internet course.

Medical Billing, $165                                                              AAPC AHIMA, and AMBA Certification Exam Review, $165
Prepares students for entry-level jobs with accounting skills necessary in         This online course is designed to prepare students to take the: (1) Certified
a doctor’s office or other medical facility. This 39-hour/11-week course           Professional Coder Examination (Hospital), administered by the American
includes Front Office Management, Filing Part B CMS 1500, Filing Part A            Academy of Professional Coder; (2) the Certified Coding Associate Exam,
CMS 1450, All About Medicare, Medicare Billing Problems, Medicare as               administered by the American Health Information Management Association;
Secondary Payer, Medicare and Home Health, and Medicare and Women’s                and (3) the Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist Exam, administered
Health. The section on Medisoft installs the Medisoft database on the              by the American Medical Billing Association. Topics for review include:
user’s computer for hands-on training with this popular 3rd party software.        Medical Terminology, Human Anatomy, CPT Coding Guidelines, ICD-9-CM
Internet access to course material is available from computers and smart           (Volumes 1, 2 and 3), Diagnostic Coding, HCPCS Level 2, E//M Coding,
hand-held devices. A daily chat room is provided for students to interact          Anesthesia Coding, Surgical Coding, and Use of Modifiers. Extensive
with other students.                                                               practice with a 5-1/2 hour simulated CPC Exam is included. Internet
                                                                                   access to course material is available from computers and smart hand-
Advanced Coding ICD-9, $165                                                        held devices. A daily chat room is provided for students to interact with
This course compiles and summarizes the official coding guidelines                 other students.
concerning the most common, yet complex diagnosis coding issues. The
course is organized by major body system chapters, as found in the
ICD-9-CM manual. Each chapter is organized by: (1) Issues; (2) Coding
clarification; (3) Physician Documentation Issues; and (4) Coding
Scenarios. Real-life coding problems illustrating the issues are                   Please register for these courses online at Dowling.edu/dowlinginstitute
presented with ICD-9-CM solutions. A separate section "Introduction                and follow the prompts for Medical Coding Specialist.
to ICD-10-CM" prepares students for the October 1, 2013 change in
ICD codes. Internet access to course material is available from computers
and smart hand-held devices. A daily chat room is provided for students
to interact with other students.

Advanced Coding-CPT, $165
This course is organized according to the sections in the CPT book.
Frequently asked questions from real-life situations are answered in an
authoritative manner. This 39-hour/11-week instructor-led course provides
advanced coding problems with their solutions. The main emphasis is on
Evaluation and Management and Surgery codes. A five-step outline is used
to help you code the exercises/scenarios in the problems. Detailed medical
history reports, including post-operative reports, are provided, from which
CPT codes are determined. Internet access to course material is available
from computers and smart hand-held devices.

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Personal enrichment
Notary Public, $75                                                                Astrology and the Law of Attraction, $50
Thursday, 3/31, 7:15 - 10:00 p.m., LHS 1116                                       Thursdays: 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 7:15 - 9:15 p.m., LHS 1112
Designed to teach you essential information needed to take and pass the           The law of attraction is, simply stated “bringing into your life what you
New York State Notary Exam, and thoroughly prepare you to understand              think about the most.” This is not a new ideology; it has been around for
your duties and functions as a Notary Public Officer, this course includes:       a long time, but has recently gained more public attention. That is because
Key Responsibilities and Limitations; Instant Access; Notary Concepts;            the time is ripe for the law to be used and work. We all want a better life,
Definition Review; Sample Forms; Notary Law Subsection Review; Notary             more money, love, happiness, a job we love. We are all entitled to these
Facts; Notary Prep Test; Semester Access. Instructor: Dina Elardo                 things but it’s confusing as to how we can use the Law of Attraction.
                                                                                  Astrology can help! If we want to manifest our reality we need to
Stop Smoking through Hypnosis, $30                                                understand how our mind works as well as what our personal pattern for
Thursdays: 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 7:15 - 8:15 p.m., LHS 1709                           thinking is. When we look at our horoscope, a map of the sky the moment
                                                                                  of birth, we can better understand our thinking pattern. We can learn how
Are you ready to stop smoking cigarettes for good? The purpose of this
                                                                                  to control our mind and thoughts instead of allowing them to control us.
seminar is to assist you in achieving your goal to quit smoking. The
                                                                                  When our mind is working with us instead of against us we are open to
workshop will consist of three sessions in a group-hypnosis environment,
                                                                                  all possibilities. Instructor: LeLonni Campbell
made effective by introducing a hypnotic state to increase motivation
and alter behavior patterns. Hypnosis makes it easy to help you break
the habit! Instructor: Patricia Dunphy-Addiss

                                                                                  S.A.T./P.S.A.T. Examination preparation
Lose Weight through Hypnosis, $30
                                                                                  One course will be devoted to review math and the other to the verbal
Tuesdays: 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 7:15 - 8:15 p.m., LHS 1709
                                                                                  parts of the exam. Each class will be 10 hours of preparation and review.
Dieting and exercising doesn’t always work for everyone who wants to              Students are recommended to purchase How to Prepare for the S.A.T.
lose weight. Hypnosis can be used to change the way you think about
                                                                                  S.A.T./P.S.A.T. Preparation - Verbal, $85
losing weight. Eliminate those negative thoughts in order to succeed in
losing weight. It is important to believe in what you are doing and the           Tuesdays: 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 7:15 - 9:15 p.m., LHS 1114
method in general. Instructor: Patricia Dunphy-Addiss                             Instructor: Bob Vulpis
                                                                                  S.A.T./P.S.A.T. Preparation - Math, $85
Basic Algebra for parents, soon to be college students, and                       Thursdays: 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 7:15 - 9:15 p.m., LHS 2501
aspiring elementary teachers, $50                                                 Instructor: Jacqueline Sarni
Tuesdays: 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 7:15 - 9:15 p.m., LHS 2501                       S.A.T./P.S.A.T. Preparation - Verbal and Math, $165
Are you a parent struggling to help your child with their math homework?          Tuesdays and Thursdays: dates, time and location above
Do you have an upcoming college entrance exam or a teaching certification
test requiring an understanding of basic Algebra? Would a refresher
course in basic math help you succeed at work? If so, this class is for
you. Over 5 sessions you will receive a crash course in Algebra. You will         Defensive Driving - NYS Safety Program
learn basic math skills and strengthen your general understanding of the
                                                                                  Senior discounts do not apply to driving classes. Drivers who complete
mathematics covered in a typical Algebra class. From solving equations
                                                                                  this six-hour Defensive Driving Course will save 10% on their liability,
to factoring and adding fractions, this class will prepare you to take any
                                                                                  personal injury protection and collision insurance for three years, or
exam covering these essential topics. Also, parents will be provided with
                                                                                  receive a reduction of up to four points on their driving record. Course
the skills needed to help and guide their children with homework and exam
                                                                                  completion is transmitted to the Department of Motor Vehicles and
preparation, by being given time to practice, and tips for monitoring
                                                                                  recorded on each student’s driving record. Adventure into traffic safety
progress and studying. Instructor: Jacqueline Sarni
                                                                                  awareness! It includes student participation with an informative workbook
                                                                                  and safety education films. There are no formal tests. This six-hour course
American Sign Language, $45
                                                                                  meets on two separate evenings. Be certain to indicate the session you
Tuesdays: 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 7:15 - 8:15 p.m., LHS 2502                  want. Instructor: Kathy O’Brien
Learn sign language the fun and easy way. During this course, you will            Section 1, $45
learn basic signs and be able to use them in everyday conversations.
                                                                                  Tuesday, 3/15 and Thursday, 3/17, 7:15 - 10:15 p.m., LHS 1112
Deaf Culture will be discussed, as well as opportunities in employment.
This class will introduce you to sign language by playing games, along            Section 2, $45
with interesting practice situations. The manual alphabet, numbers,               Tuesday, 5/10 and Thursday, 5/12, 7:15 - 10:15 p.m., LHS 1112
colors, and members of the family will be demonstrated and taught. We
will also learn, and become very comfortable, with signs that will enable
you to sign with your fellow students. If you have ever had an interest in
sign language, this is the class for you. Instructor: Elizabeth Fox




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                                                                                    Aerobics Exercise for Beginners
Health and Fitness                                                                  The beginner class is designed for occasional exercise enthusiasts of all
All participants are advised to consult their family physician(s) before            ages. Learn that exercise can and should be fun. This class starts at a
participating in any class(es) that require physical exertion or a change           beginner level and progresses each week, ending at an intermediate
of lifestyle.                                                                       level. Each class begins with stretching and exercising every muscle in
                                                                                    the body, creating a shapely body for both men and women. The second
Pilates, $50                                                                        half of each session is dancing, which upgrades the cardiovascular
Thursdays: 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 7:15 - 8:15 p.m.,                     system. Authorization from your physician is advised. Bring a towel or
LHS Cafeteria 3                                                                     mat for floor exercising. Be certain to indicate the session you want. See
Pilates is the most current form of exercise that all of the celebrities are        faster results by signing up for both sections. Instructor: Penny
doing. It works the core of your body (your abdominals, back, glutes, and           Drinkwater
legs). It is the most effective way to achieve a flat stomach, while toning         Session 1, $55
and sculpting your butt and thighs. This class is perfect for everyone. It is       Tuesdays: 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/26, 5/3, 7:15 - 8:15 p.m.,
for all body types and will incorporate beginner to advanced moves. Try this        LJHS Gym
class and I am sure you’ll be hooked. Students must bring a mat to class.           Session 2, $55
Instructor: Desiree                                                                 Thursdays: 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/28, 5/5, 7:15 - 8:15 p.m.,
                                                                                    LJHS Gym
Introduction to Reiki, $20
Tuesday, 4/12, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m., LHS 1709
Join a local Reiki master and explore this holistic technique for stress            Golf for All Levels
reduction and relaxation, which also promotes healing. Reiki (pronounced            Mondays: 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, Rock Hill Country Club, Manorville
ray-key) is a very simple yet powerful technique that can be easily learned         Covers all aspects of the game including fundamentals, long game, short
by anyone. A Reiki session can leave you with feelings of peace, relaxation,        game, course management, video swing analysis, and putting. Michael
and security, while nourishing your body, mind, and spirit.                         Jacobs Golf School will show you how simple golf can be with easy to follow
Instructor: Patricia Dunphy-Addiss                                                  instruction. The classes will be held at the Rock Hill Country Club in
                                                                                    Manorville. Golf clubs will be provided for those who do not have their own
Beginner Yoga and Meditations, $65                                                  equipment. There will be a materials fee of $45 per person collected for
Tuesdays: 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/26, 5/3, 7:15 - 9:15 p.m.,            use of the driving range at the golf course. Instructor: Michael Jacobs
LJHS Library                                                                        Beginner Golf, $75, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Ideal for those new to yoga, have physical limitations, are recovering from         Intermediate Golf, $75, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
injury or illness, or just prefer a less vagarious class. Postures will be
introduced gently to encourage you to learn to listen to your own body.
Emphasis will be placed on proper alignment and coordination of breath
with movement. For men and women of all ages. Bring a strap (or a man’s
tie), blanket, and mat. Instructor: Mary Beth Dark
                                                                                    Arts and Crafts
                                                                                    Watercolor, $40
Beginner and Intermediate Yoga and Meditations, $65
                                                                                    Thursdays: 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m., LHS 1702
Thursdays: 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/28, 5/5, 7:15 - 9:15 p.m.,
                                                                                    Learn how to mix colors and achieve different effects with watercolor
LJHS Library
                                                                                    paints. We will explore painting flowers and landscapes using basic
This class is appropriate for both the beginner as well as the more                 and traditional techniques. Instructor: Renee Wegodsky
experienced yoga student. Emphasis will be on combining alignment,
breath and movement. Individuals are encouraged to work at their                    Crocheting, $40
own pace to allow focus and quieting of the mind. Together, we will also
                                                                                    Tuesdays: 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m., LHS 1713
sample a variety of meditation techniques.
                                                                                    Learn to crochet with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction. Practice the
                                                                                    basic stitches while learning how to read a pattern so that you will be
                                                                                    able to create beautiful fashion and accessories on your own. Please bring
                                                                                    a crochet hook and some yarn. Instructor: Renee Wegodsky




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Dance                                                                               School Monitor/Teacher Aide Training*
All participants are advised to consult their family physician(s) before            Required for employment in this position.
participating in any class(es) that require physical exertion or a change           School Monitor/Teacher Aide Training Course, $22
of lifestyle.                                                                       Wednesday, April 6 and Thursday, April 7, 8:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and
                                                                                    Friday, April 8, 9:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Belly-Dancing, $50
                                                                                    Longwood Middle School Library, 41 Yaphank Middle Island Road,
Thursdays: 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 7:45 - 8:45 p.m.,                     Middle Island, NY 11953
LHS Cafeteria 1
                                                                                    This is an introductory course led by an Assistant Superintendent and
Belly-dance! Release stress and keep fit for the holidays while having fun!         conducted by various staff members of Longwood Central Schools. This
Basic technique, shimmies, hip mechanics, belly rolls, and body rolls will          course emphasizes a comprehensive understanding of the school district.
work your body from head to toe. New, exciting choreography will be                 The sessions will review successful strategies for dealing with students
taught. Learn to rejoice in your feminine self through this ancient art form.       in a vibrant school community. It also reviews the various staff roles and
No sneakers please; bring non-slip socks or slippers. Instructor: Lenora            responsibilities of those who work within the district. Students will learn
Dome                                                                                the types of school monitor/teacher aide positions available and their
                                                                                    importance to the school. This course will conclude on Friday, April 8th,
Ballroom Dancing, $45 each                                                          with a one-hour, on-site visitation. The visitation will take place at an
Tuesdays: 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 7:45 - 8:45 p.m., LJHS Gym              elementary school in the district. After successful completion of the
Whether you want to Swing or Waltz, Rumba, Fox Trot or Tango – this is              course, a certificate will be mailed home. If you have any questions
the class for you. Beginners or advanced, young or old, two left feet are           about this course, call the office of Dr. Michael Lonergan, Deputy
especially welcome. Join Lucio and Stephanie Costanzo with their humorous           Superintendent, at 345-5896. Instructors: Longwood staff
and relaxing teaching style. You will quickly gain confidence on the dance           *Last day to register: March 30, 2011
floor, and who knows, you might be dancing with the stars. Couples Only.
Instructors: Lucio and Stephanie Costanzo                                           Mail School Monitor registration forms to:
                                                                                    Dr. Michael Lonergan
                                                                                    Deputy Superintendent
                                                                                    35 Yaphank Middle Island Road
                                                                                    Middle Island, NY 11953



                                                                                    School Monitor Registration Form
                                                                                    Mail to: Dr. Michael Lonergan, Deputy Superintendent, 35 Yaphank Middle
                                                                                    Island Road, Middle Island, NY 11953
                                                                                    • Please make checks payable to “Longwood School District.”
                                                                                    • A separate check must be made out for each person.
                                                                                    • Checks made out for more than one person will be returned to the
                                                                                      sender.


                                                                                    Name ______________________________________________________

                                                                                    Address_____________________________________________________

                                                                                    ___________________________________________________________

                                                                                                                        Registration fee                $22
                                                                                                                        Senior discount                 ______
                                                                                                                        Non-resident fee (add $8)       ______
                                                                                                                        Total                           ______




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Continuing Education registration form
Instructions
Please register online at Dowling.edu/dowlinginstitute. Just follow the links. You may also complete this form and mail along with your
payment to: Dowling College - The Dowling Institute, 150 Idle Hour Boulevard, Oakdale, NY 11769-1999. If paying by check, please make
checks payable to “Dowling College.” (Please submit a separate check for each class.)

If you are registering for the School Monitor/Teacher Aide Training Course, please use the registration form on page 7.

If you have any questions, please call us at The Dowling Institute at 631.244.3420.


Student I.D. number _____________________ Last name __________________________ First name _____________________ Middle initial ______

Address___________________________________________________ City _________________________ State _______ Zip code _______________

Date of birth _________________ Home phone __________________ Cell phone ___________________ Business phone ______________________

Email address ______________________________________________ Have you taken a class with us before? ❑ Yes                              ❑ No

How did you hear about us? __________________________________________________________________________________________________


Course title                                                                                                              CRN number                      Total cost




                                                                                                                       Total payment due _________________

Method of payment
Credit/Debit Card: ❑ MasterCard     ❑ Visa    ❑ American Express     ❑ Discover       Credit Card number __________________________________

Expiration Date _______________ Authorization Code _______________       (the 4-digit # on front of American Express; the 3-digit # on back of MasterCard, Visa, Discover)


Cardholder name (as appears on card)________________________________________________________________________________________

Complete billing address ____________________________________________ City ____________________ State _______ Zip code _________

Cardholder home phone number _____________________________________ Cell phone number ______________________________________

Email address ____________________________________________________




For Office Use Only

Date Received _____________________ Registered _______________________ Payment processed _______________________ Receipt sent _______________________

Campus: ❑ Brookhaven ❑ Center Moriches ❑ Longwood ❑ Melville Center ❑ Rudolph-Oakdale

Comment____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________




                                                                   Rudolph-Oakdale Campus 150 Idle Hour Boulevard, Oakdale, NY 11769
                                                                                                        1.800.369.5464 ‫ ׀‬Dowling.edu
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