• Kaunoa Senior Providers proclaims December on-line lessons : Maui Now

    Kaunoa Senior Providers proclaims December on-line lessons : Maui Now

    November 26, 2022, 8:35 AM HST

    Kaunoa Senior Providers proclaims December on-line lessons : Maui Now
    Kaunoa Senior Providers signal. PC: County of Maui.

    Kaunoa Senior Providers proclaims its December digital lessons for seniors 55 years of age and older. All lessons can be found on-line through Zoom and embrace:

    New lessons:

    • Unboxed: Learn to use the Ninja Foodi Warmth iQ Blender, 5 to six p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30. Bonus: Preorder Seize-n-Go Suppers for $5.
    • Unboxed: Learn to use the Ninja Foodi XL 7-in-1 Grill/Griddle Combo & Air Fryer, 5 to six p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14. Bonus: Preorder Seize-n-Go Suppers for $5.
    • Fruit Orchard Administration, 11 a.m. to midday Thursday, Dec. 8.
    • Geography of Africa, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9.
    • Introduction to Apple Watch, 11 a.m. to midday Thursday, Dec. 15.

    Wellness and Health:

    • Transfer It Mondays! at 8 a.m. Mondays, Dec. 5 – 19 
    • Stroll It! from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays, Dec. 5 – 19
    • Stretching at 9 a.m. Tuesdays, Dec. 6 – 20
    • Yoga – Degree 1 at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Dec. 6 – 20
    • Interval Coaching at 9 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, Dec. 2 – 16
    • Train with Weights and Bands at 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Dec. 7 – 14
    • Low-Affect Aerobics at 9 a.m. Thursdays, Dec. 1 – 15
    • Energy & Conditioning Workouts at 10 a.m. Thursdays, Dec. 1 – 15 
    • Vary of Movement Workouts at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Dec. 1 – 15 
    • Line Dance Intermediate Degree at 9 a.m. Thursdays, Dec. 1 – 15
    • Line Dance Rookies – Improver Degree from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Mondays, Dec. 5 – 19 

    Arts & Crafts Favorites:

    • Bamboo Watercolor Portray from 10 – 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Dec. 6 and 13
    • Step-by-Step Acrylic Portray “Poinsettia” at 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Dec. 7 and 14

    For sophistication descriptions and to register name 808-270-7308, possibility 3 or 808-270-4310. Signed waivers are required for train lessons. In-person lessons are additionally out there at Kaunoa Senior Heart in Spreckelsville and West Maui Senior Heart. To enroll to obtain Kaunoa’s e-newsletter please go to http://mauicounty.gov/thebestyears.

    Kaunoa is a division of Maui County’s Division of Housing and Human Considerations.            

  • BHS senior wins award and a scholarship | Herald Neighborhood Newspapers
    Math Club and Olympiad

    BHS senior wins award and a scholarship | Herald Neighborhood Newspapers

    Maiya Adolphus, a senior at Baldwin Excessive Faculty, has been named the Junior Achievement of New York Scholar of the Yr for the 2022-23 college 12 months, and was awarded a $10,000 faculty scholarship. 

    Junior Achievement of New York is a management group whose aim is to encourage and put together younger folks for participation in a worldwide financial system.

    “Junior Achievement New York has supplied me numerous alternatives to develop in my confidence and allowed me to share my story with others,” Adolphus wrote in an e mail. “Additionally they helped form data on enterprise rules, so I really feel greater than ready to have a profitable profession.”

    Adolphus added that she want to begin her profession in a nonprofit that helps implement biomedical planning in creating nations. This may permit her to assist these in want, she mentioned, whereas touring and studying about new cultures.

    “I’ve all the time been STEM-oriented, and hope to have a profitable profession within the biomedical subject,” she wrote, referring to the sector of examine that encompasses science, know-how, engineering and math. “Nevertheless, I’ve discovered that I even have an entrepreneurial spirit, so I want to be ready that permits me to work within the enterprise aspect of the biomedical work pressure.

    Adolphus grew up in Georgia and New York, and he or she has but to resolve the place she desires to go to varsity. “I do know that I wish to go to a faculty that’s going to push me academically, in addition to present me with alternatives to become involved with the group and in STEM,” she mentioned.

    She was nominated for the award was by her former enterprise trainer at Baldwin Excessive, Michele Leonardo, and was up towards college students from elsewhere on Lengthy Island in addition to New York Metropolis and the Hudson Valley, who had been chosen based mostly on college efficiency and character. Nominees had a minimal grade level common of three.0, an curiosity in entrepreneurship, sturdy management expertise, and a historical past of serving the group. They underwent a sequence of interviews and made displays to a committee made up of J.A. of New York’s board of administrators. 

    Baldwin Excessive principal  Neil Testa mentioned that Adolphus’s award was properly deserved. “We’re extraordinarily happy with Maiya and her unimaginable achievement,” Testa wrote in an e mail. “Not solely will she function a superb ambassador for J.A. New York, however as a shining instance of what so lots of our fantastic Baldwin college students obtain on an ongoing foundation.”

    In accordance with the Baldwin Union Free Faculty District, Adolphus is an honor scholar, a co-president of the highschool’s Management Council and a varsity cheerleader. She is a pacesetter within the college’s International Enterprise Academy, a participant in Digital Enterprise, and a member of the Enterprise and Advertising and marketing Honor Society in addition to Future Enterprise Leaders of America. She can be concerned in Women who Code, Venture SEED and Mercy Medical Explorers, and competes within the Science Olympiad. She works half time as a cashier at her native McDonalds and in addition volunteers for One Comfortable Hangout membership, the Key Membership, and the Make-A-Want Basis.

    Every year, Junior Achievement of New York selects a highschool scholar from one in every of its related colleges as Scholar of the Yr. The honoree is taken into account the group’s premier scholar ambassador, and is invited to J.A. New York’s fundraising occasions, together with the Management Awards Gala in November. The Baldwin Faculty District has labored in partnership with the group for almost 25 years. For extra info, go to newyork.ja.org. 

  • York County Senior College to hold both online and in-person courses this fall

    York County Senior College to hold both online and in-person courses this fall

    York County Senior College will hold class both online and in-person this fall.

    The all-volunteer organization provides classes for those age 50 plus, who seek on-going intellectual stimulation and sociability with peers. It’s an affordable program with no prerequisites, no entrance exam, no homework, and no tests and no credits.

    In dealing with the impact of COVID-19, YCSC has adapted to online courses via Zoom, and to a totally online registration program called CourseStorm, which can be accessed through the website yorkcountyseniorcollege.org. More in-depth course descriptions are available in CourseStorm.

    For more information, go to the YCSC website address: yorkcountyseniorcollege.org or email [email protected] or call (207) 282-4030.

    To register for a class: on the website click the Courses/Sites tab, then scroll down the page to the CourseStorm link. Membership (still only $25/year) in senior college is required to register for a course, and all courses are $25 each. Online registration eases and speeds up the process for students and YCSC administration and provides students with immediate confirmation of the registration. While online registration is preferred, mail-in registrations can be made by mailing your check payable to YCSC with your name, address, email address, phone number, and the course(s) for which you wish to register to: YCSC, UMA/Saco Center, 4 Scamman St., Ste. 18, Saco, ME 04072.

    Online Zoom classes include:

    Mondays: Ancestry – Fred Boyle – Sept. 20, 1 p.m., 8 weeks

    Tuesdays: Writing from Memory – John Forssen – Sept. 7, 9:30 a.m., 6 weeks

    Wednesdays: Book Talk – Arlene Jackson – Sept. 8, 10 a.m., Every other week for 8 sessions

    Chair Yoga for Today’s Lifestyles – Andrea Brown Gleason – Sept. 8, 10:30 a.m., 5 weeks

    Introduction to Addiction – Jeff Goldsmith, MD, DFASAM – Sept. 22, 1 p.m., 5 weeks

    Thursdays: 1960s: The Loss of Innocence – Lorraine Dutile Masure – Sept. 9, 10 a.m., 8 weeks

    Conservatives and Liberals; Not Conservatives Vs. Liberals – Mike Berkowitz – Sept. 9, 1:45 p.m., 8 weeks

    Introduction to Meditation – Jeff Goldsmith, MD, DFASAM – Sept. 23, 11:30 a.m., 8 weeks

    Fridays: History of York County Communities – Series of 3 community overview lectures, 2 p.m.

    Oct. 1 – ‘The Kennebunk Area’ – Cynthia Walker, Brick Store Museum

    Oct. 15 – ‘The Saco Region’ – Anatole Brown, Saco Museum

    Oct. 22 – ‘The Sanford/Springvale Community’ – Tom Gagne, S/S Historical Society

    Onsite, in-person courses, to take place at the UMA Saco Center:

    (Masks required, as well as proof of Covid-19 vaccination)

    Tuesdays: Basic Drawing – Michelina Callahan – Sept. 7, 1 p.m., 8 weeks

    Thursdays: Carolyn Chute: Redux (‘The Beans of Egypt, Maine’) – Kathleen Harder – Sept. 9, 10 a.m., 6 weeks

    Onsite, in-person courses, at the Anderson Learning Center in Springvale:

    (Masks required, as well as proof of COVID-19 vaccination)

    Fridays: Beginning Watercolor – Judith Gaudet – Sept. 10, 9 a.m., 8 weeks

    Open Art Group – Gary Wood – Sept. 10, 9:30 a.m., 8 weeks

    Writing Memoirs – Fleurette Bannon – Sept. 10, 9:30 a.m., 8 weeks

    Outdoor course:

    Thursdays: Plein Air Painting – Pat Wood – Sept. 9, 9:30 a.m., 6 weeks – 1st meeting at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saco