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  • Doorway To College - ZAPS ACT Test Prep CSHS

    Attention Juniors and Seniors: With a top score of 36 and the national average now at 21, a score increase of even one or two points on the ACT gives you a real advantage. ZAPS test preparation seminars are designed to help each student do his or her personal best on the ACT. In the five-hour seminar, students will learn: Strategies for using partial knowledge to eliminate wrong choices Tips for improving in all four sub tests (English, Math, Reading and Science) Tactics for using limited testing time Take shortened practice tests that mirror the actual testing experience Reduce test anxiety and gain confidence Receive a comprehensive Study Guide and 24 practice test workouts with detailed answer explanations Get suggestions for individualized study in the days leading up to the test Motivational instruction and hands-on practice will help you understand your strengths and weaknesses.For more information about Doorway to College, please visit www.doorwaytocollege.com or call 877-927-8378.
  • Driving MBA - Permit Prep Class (April)

    Driver’s Permit Test-Prep Seminar prepares teens for today’s busy roadways by teaching safe-driving habits, basic fundamentals, decision-making, defensive driving skills, the rules of the road and facilitates a comprehensive practice permit test. Currently, the statistics are that 50% of students fail the Driver’s Permit test the first time they take it due to lack of preparation. The goal of this class is to prepare them fully for the test. Contact Maria Wojtczak at 480-948-1648 or mariaw@drivingmba.com with any question about the course. For more information about Driving MBA, please visit www.drivingmba.com. All registrations go through ECS. The link to online registration can be found at www.ecsforall.org.
  • Driving MBA - Permit Prep Class (Fall)

    Driver’s Permit Test-Prep Seminar prepares teens for today’s busy roadways by teaching safe-driving habits, basic fundamentals, decision-making, defensive driving skills, the rules of the road and facilitates a comprehensive practice permit test. Currently, the statistics are that 50% of students fail the Driver’s Permit test the first time they take it due to lack of preparation. The goal of this class is to prepare them fully for the test. Contact Maria Wojtczak at 480-948-1648 or mariaw@drivingmba.com with any question about the course. For more information about Driving MBA, please visit www.drivingmba.com. All registrations go through ECS. The link to online registration can be found at www.ecsforall.org.
  • Driving MBA - Permit Prep Class (February)

    Driver’s Permit Test-Prep Seminar prepares teens for today’s busy roadways by teaching safe-driving habits, basic fundamentals, decision-making, defensive driving skills, the rules of the road and facilitates a comprehensive practice permit test. Currently, the statistics are that 50% of students fail the Driver’s Permit test the first time they take it due to lack of preparation. The goal of this class is to prepare them fully for the test. Contact Maria Wojtczak at 480-948-1648 or mariaw@drivingmba.com with any question about the course. For more information about Driving MBA, please visit www.drivingmba.com. All registrations go through ECS. The link to online registration can be found at www.ecsforall.org.
  • Edgenuity - High School Online Academic Courses

    High School Online Academic Courses are available for grade improvement or credit retrieval. To register, please follow these five steps. 1) Download an ECS Edgenuity Course Approval/Agreement Form from www.ecsforall.org/enrichment-programs. 2) Bring these forms to a high school counselor to receive course approval. Please talk with your counselor about how these credits may or may not be accepted by Universities of interest. ECS does not make decisions regarding courses and student eligibility. 3) Complete the ECS Edgenuity Course Approval/Agreement Forms and bring to the ECS Office, (District Office Campus, Room A12). 4) Make the $195 payment online at www.cavecreek.ce.eleyo.com, search “Edgenuity” to find the 2018/2019 Edgenuity course. If you have not yet created an online profile with Eleyo, please do so before making payment. Instructions can be found at www.ecsforall.org. Once steps 1-4 are complete, Mr. O’Bryan will be notified. 5) Students are responsible for contacting Mr. O’Bryan by email: mobryan@ccusd93.orgto schedule their pretest and/or to receive their username/password to begin their course.ALL pretests and/or unit tests must be taken under the supervision of Mr. O’Bryan at CSHS. All course work and quizzes may be done at home. The deadline for the 2019/2020 year is May 4, 2020. Courses not completed by this deadline result in a F letter grade. Visit http://www.ecsforall.org/enrichment-programs.html. to find the link to the Edgenuity Registration Packet for the Course Approval forms and the Parent/Student agreement.
  • Qigong & Tai Chi (Beginner Level) DO Fall 1

    Qigong is a 5,000-year-old mind-body practice, developing vital energy by integrating movement, breathing techniques and mental focus. Qigong is a series of Tai Chi movements- gentle, flowing, meditative and self-healing. Sitting or standing options are available for people of every age and physical condition. Tai Chi is a Chinese Martial Art and form of stylized, meditative exercise, slow circular and stretching movements. Combining these disciplines, create a perfect opportunity for beginners to experience the health benefits associated with Qigong and Tai Chi: increases agility, loosen muscles, improves bone density, prevents joint injury, strengthens ligaments, increase injury recovery, decreases stress, balances emotions, improves circulation, lowers heart rate, lowers blood pressure, increases immune system, relieves migraines, improves posture, improves flexibility, and fall prevention. These benefits and the research behind them are document in the recently released in Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi. “Through our practice we contribute to a 'healing field', when we heal ourselves, we help to heal the world” - Dr. Roger Jahnke. The instructor, Bina Bou, is passionate about working with teachers, nurses, those working in the school district and her community. For more information, please visit binabouchi.com, mindbodyfocusQi.com or contact Bina Bou at 480-284-1300 or binab75@gmail.com.
  • Qigong & Tai Chi (Beginner Level) DO Fall 2

    Qigong is a 5,000-year-old mind-body practice, developing vital energy by integrating movement, breathing techniques and mental focus. Qigong is a series of Tai Chi movements- gentle, flowing, meditative and self-healing. Sitting or standing options are available for people of every age and physical condition. Tai Chi is a Chinese Martial Art and form of stylized, meditative exercise, slow circular and stretching movements. Combining these disciplines, create a perfect opportunity for beginners to experience the health benefits associated with Qigong and Tai Chi: increases agility, loosen muscles, improves bone density, prevents joint injury, strengthens ligaments, increase injury recovery, decreases stress, balances emotions, improves circulation, lowers heart rate, lowers blood pressure, increases immune system, relieves migraines, improves posture, improves flexibility, and fall prevention. These benefits and the research behind them are document in the recently released in Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi. “Through our practice we contribute to a 'healing field', when we heal ourselves, we help to heal the world” - Dr. Roger Jahnke. The instructor, Bina Bou, is passionate about working with teachers, nurses, those working in the school district and her community. For more information, please visit binabouchi.com, mindbodyfocusQi.com or contact Bina Bou at 480-284-1300 or binab75@gmail.com.
  • Self-Defense for Teen-Adults CSHS

    Self-Defense is just as much about mental discipline as applying physical tactics. Self-awareness, intelligent decision making along with interpersonal training promotes integrity, respect, focus, discipline, self-confidence and self-control. Other benefits include physical fitness and personal growth and protection. In 6-weeks, this course will apply physics and psychology to real world scenarios. These skills can be adapted to both men and women of all ages regardless of experience. Individuals will learn how to recognize cues of pre-contact threat, fear management skills, confrontation management, control tactics, defensive strategies and force delivery techniques. Give yourself the opportunity to become more powerful, more aware and more confident! Instructor: Rich Alten, Alten Martial Arts and Fitness Certified Personal Trainer Through National Academy of Sports Medicine (NSAM), CPR/AED Certified, 23 Years of Martial Arts and Integrated Fitness Science, Contact Rich Alten @ 602-708-9906 or richaltenmartialartsfitness@cox.net
  • Unified Culinary - Fake-Out Foods Fall 1 CSHS

    Unified Culinary (Cooking and Baking)This cooking class is designed for students with special needs to learn how to make festive recipes that celebrate the Thanksgiving season. Students will be instructed on the secrets of correct weighing, how to use small utensils and appliances and follow recipes. Students will enjoy preparing (and eating) a variety of dishes, using the skills they have acquired. (Techniques will vary according to skill levels appropriate of the groups.) Students will learn sanitary food handling and personal hygiene for the kitchen. Please indicate food allergies in the notes section of online registration. Prerequisites for this class include the ability to work independently. For the safety of the student, this class may not be appropriate for students that require one on one support. ECS reserves the right to admit or deny a student’s enrollment based on a teacher/counselor’s recommendation. General Education high school students are encouraged to apply with Bobbie Burt for volunteer teacher aide positions. For further questions on whether this class is a good fit for your child, please contact your child’s teacher, Lori DiCicco, or Bobbie BurtLet’s have fun with food!! This class is all about making food dishes that look like something else. Have you ever had meatloaf and mashed potatoes that looked like a cupcake? We are not disclosing any more of our tricky food disguises so students can have fun surprising their families with something new every day! (Please read the above description of the Unified Culinary classes.) All registrations go through ECS. For the link to online registration can be found at ECSforALL.org.
  • Unified Culinary - Fun & Spooky Foods Fall 2 CSHS

    Unified Culinary (Cooking and Baking)This cooking class is designed for students with special needs to learn how to make festive recipes that celebrate the Thanksgiving season. Students will be instructed on the secrets of correct weighing, how to use small utensils and appliances and follow recipes. Students will enjoy preparing (and eating) a variety of dishes, using the skills they have acquired. (Techniques will vary according to skill levels appropriate of the groups.) Students will learn sanitary food handling and personal hygiene for the kitchen. Please indicate food allergies in the notes section of online registration. Prerequisites for this class include the ability to work independently. For the safety of the student, this class may not be appropriate for students that require one on one support. ECS reserves the right to admit or deny a student’s enrollment based on a teacher/counselor’s recommendation. General Education high school students are encouraged to apply with Bobbie Burt for volunteer teacher aide positions. For further questions on whether this class is a good fit for your child, please contact your child’s teacher, Lori DiCicco, or Bobbie BurtFall can be fun and festive with silly and spooky culinary delights! Students will make a variety of treats that can be enjoyed anytime and some especially to celebrate Halloween. (Please read the above description of the Unified Culinary classes.) All registrations go through ECS. For the link to online registration can be found at ECSforALL.org.
  • Unified Culinary - Holiday Feasts and Treats Fall 4 CSHS

    Unified Culinary (Cooking and Baking)This cooking class is designed for students with special needs to learn how to make festive recipes that celebrate the Thanksgiving season. Students will be instructed on the secrets of correct weighing, how to use small utensils and appliances and follow recipes. Students will enjoy preparing (and eating) a variety of dishes, using the skills they have acquired. (Techniques will vary according to skill levels appropriate of the groups.) Students will learn sanitary food handling and personal hygiene for the kitchen. Please indicate food allergies in the notes section of online registration. Prerequisites for this class include the ability to work independently. For the safety of the student, this class may not be appropriate for students that require one on one support. ECS reserves the right to admit or deny a student’s enrollment based on a teacher/counselor’s recommendation. General Education high school students are encouraged to apply with Bobbie Burt for volunteer teacher aide positions. For further questions on whether this class is a good fit for your child, please contact your child’s teacher, Lori DiCicco, or Bobbie BurtHolidays are full of fun and celebrating with fancy food! This class will introduce students to favorite holiday dishes and yummy treats the students can enjoy and share with their families. (Please read the above description of the Unified Culinary classes.) All registrations go through ECS. For the link to online registration can be found at ECSforALL.org.
  • Unified Culinary - Thanksgiving Cooking Fun Fall 3 CSHS

    Unified Culinary (Cooking and Baking)This cooking class is designed for students with special needs to learn how to make festive recipes that celebrate the Thanksgiving season. Students will be instructed on the secrets of correct weighing, how to use small utensils and appliances and follow recipes. Students will enjoy preparing (and eating) a variety of dishes, using the skills they have acquired. (Techniques will vary according to skill levels appropriate of the groups.) Students will learn sanitary food handling and personal hygiene for the kitchen. Please indicate food allergies in the notes section of online registration. Prerequisites for this class include the ability to work independently. For the safety of the student, this class may not be appropriate for students that require one on one support. ECS reserves the right to admit or deny a student’s enrollment based on a teacher/counselor’s recommendation. General Education high school students are encouraged to apply with Bobbie Burt for volunteer teacher aide positions. For further questions on whether this class is a good fit for your child, please contact your child’s teacher, Lori DiCicco, or Bobbie BurtBring on the feast, one recipe at a time. Students enjoy creating the various popular dishes of the Thanksgiving season using their learned cooking and baking skills. Students will have recipes to bring home so they can help family member replicate the dishes for the BIG TURKEY DAY! (Please read the above description of the Unified Culinary classes.) All registrations go through ECS. For the link to online registration can be found at ECSforALL.org.
  • Yoga For All Levels Thursday Fall 1

    Yoga for All Levels utilizes Yoga postures (ananas) and stretches in combination with the breath to develop flexibility and relaxation. Yoga encourages proper alignment of the body to bring balance, strength, and calmness to the actioner. All levels welcome. Modification are offered for beginners. Please bring your own mat, towel and water bottle.For class information, please contact Sharon Lynn at slynn@vosymca.org. If you are a YMCA member, you receive a reduced Member Fee. See details below. All registrations go through ECS. 
  • Yoga For All Levels Thursday Fall 2

    Yoga for All Levels utilizes Yoga postures (ananas) and stretches in combination with the breath to develop flexibility and relaxation. Yoga encourages proper alignment of the body to bring balance, strength, and calmness to the actioner. All levels welcome. Modification are offered for beginners. Please bring your own mat, towel and water bottle.For class information, please contact Sharon Lynn at slynn@vosymca.org. If you are a YMCA member, you receive a reduced Member Fee. See details below. All registrations go through ECS.