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JCAS weekly bulletin 10-10-11


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JCAS weekly bulletin 10-10-11

  1. 1. Y ADULT SCHOOL JEFFER SON COMMUNIT WEEKLY BULLETIN Fall 2011, Volume 5 October 10, 2011Principal,Ann L. Reed FACULTY AND STAFF INFORMATION NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan NepomucenoCalendar María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso known as Pablo Ruiz Picasso (Spanish pro-DACE Conference 10/29 nunciation: ; 25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish expatriate painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer, one of the greatest and most influential artists of theELA CAHSEE @ 4:30 pm- 11/1Library 20th century. He is widely known for co-founding the Cubist movement and for the wide variety of styles that he helped de-MATH CAHSEE @ 4:30 pm- 11/2 velop and explore. Among his most famous works are theLibrary proto-Cubist Les Demoiselles dAvignon (1907) and Guernica (1937), a portrayal of the German bombing of Guernica duringVeteran’s Day Observation 11/11 the Spanish Civil War. The enormous body of Picasso’s work remains, and the legend lives on—a tribute to the vitality of the ―disquieting‖ Spaniard with the ―sombre…piercing‖ eyes who superstitiously be- lieved that work would keep him alive. For nearly 80 of his 91 years Picasso devoted himself to an artistic production that contributed significantly to PABLO PICASSO and paralleled the whole development of modern art in the 20th century. Picasso’s art from the time of the Demoiselles was radical in nature, virtually no 20th-century artist could escape his influ-Welcome: New Staff Members ence. Picasso continued to be an innovator into the last decade of his life. This led to misunderstanding and criticism both in his lifetime and since, and it was only in the 1980s that his last paintings began to be appreciated both in themselves and for their profound influence on the rising generation of young paint- ers. Since Picasso was able from the 1920s to sell works at very high prices, he could keep most of his oeuvre in his own collection. At the time of his death he owned some 50,000 works in various media from every period of his career, which passed into possession of the French state and his heirs. Their exhibition and publication has served to reinforce the highest estimates of Picasso’s astonishing powers of invention and execution over a span of more than 80 years.
  2. 2. Page 2 Jefferson Community Adult School STUDENT INFORMATION Saturday Program: @Jefferson Highlight on New Educational Career Technical Education—BUILDING AND Opportunities— GROUNDS WORKER (FUNDAMENTALS)—60 HRS INSTRUCTOR-MR. WILLIAMSSaturday Program: @Jefferson Students, maybe you are inter-Career Technical Education—SECURITY ested in a different kind of short-GUARD TRAINEE—60 HRS term training class where you can earn a job training certificate.Students, are you interested in a short-term Have you ever thought abouttraining class where you can earn a job training for entry-level employ-training certificate and be qualified to apply ment as school custodian, up- for security guard jobs? grading skills or preparing for promotion? Check out our new Security Guard Training Class that Ask for information about our Saturday Build- meets on Saturdays. Contact ing and Grounds worker (Fundamentals) a counselor today for more class. Contact a counselor today for more in- information! formation. GED Testing CAS Office by Friday, November 4, 2011. You must bring a photo ID Photo I.D. (driver’s license California ID, or current passport) and the receipt (blue copy) on NOVEMBER 14, 15,16 & 17, 2011 the testing dates to be admitted to the testing room. at Jefferson Community Adult School 1319 East 41st St. LA, CA 90011 Mon., Nov 14 6:30 – Fill out demographic Form (323) 235-8121 8:00 p.m. (1ST TIME TEST TAKERS Jefferson High School Library (2nd Floor) ONLY!) Tues, Nov 15 5:00 p.m. Complete Information Full Battery Testing……..$150.00 and Answer Sheet Partial Testing…………$25.00 per test MANDATORY – EVERY- ONE MUST ATTEND!!, Fees (CASH ONLY) must be paid at Jefferson Math (Parts 1 & 2) and Reading Weds, Nov 16 5:00 p.m. Writing NEW After-School II Lab-Update Thurs, Nov 5:00 p.m. Social Studies & ScienceA new after school II Lab will be offered at Frida 17Kahlo High School beginning this week, October10. The class will meet Monday-Thursday from1:00-3:00 pm. If you have information for the Weekly BulletinStudents should contact a counselor for additional please contact Denise Becker at 213 763-10 orinformation.
  3. 3. Fall 2011, Volume 5 Page 3 STUDENT INFORMATION—CONTINUEDFriday Program: @Santee UPCOMING TESTSCareer Technical Education—COMPUTER LAB – Sat., December 3, 2011 ♦ ELA CAHSEE @ 8:00 am-APPROX. 60 HRS INSTRUCTOR-MS. JOHNSON (tentative) LibraryStudents, have you ever thought about learning the Sat., December 10, 2011 ♦ MATH CAHSEE @ 8:00 am-computer or improving your computer skills for per- (tentative) Librarysonal use or employment options? You might alreadybe taking classes in the evening during the week. December 12, 13, 14, 15, *GED (Spanish)- 5:00 pm -What are you doing on Friday evenings? You could 2011 Librarybe improving your skills, job prospects and earning Jan, 23, 24, 25, 26, , 2012 * GED 5:00 pm- Libraryability? Try our computer lab that meets on Fridays from 5:30-8:30 pm. When the class ends at 8:30 pm it will still be early enough to have some fun! PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES UPCOMING CAL-PRO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FALL 2011 ESL TEACHER ACADEMY-- OCTOBER THROUGH DECEMBER 2011 Division ESL staff will present a five-session Online Workshops: (Select the link to find a de- academy for ESL teachers with a current Division scription of the workshop and register.) assignment. Teachers will learn techniques and All of the Online Workshops shown below can be strategies for running a successful ESL course. part of a series of workshops. Read the digest to find out more about series workshops. Participants must commit to attending all five ses- Moodle: Creating Assignments with Susan Coul- sions scheduled for the ter, Friday, October 14, 2011 — 11:00a - 12:30p following dates: Octo- Using Picture Dictionaries in the Multilevel ESL ber 7, October 21, No- Classroom with Jayme Goldstein Friday, October 14, 2011 — 1:00p - 2:30p vember 4, November Interactive Whiteboards - Creating Student Ac- 18, and December 2, tivities (SmartBoard) with Blair Roy 2011, 12:30 to 4:30 Tuesday, October 18, 2011 — 3:30p - 5:00p p.m., at the District Orientation to OTAN "Advanced ESL" Shared Headquarters, 333 S. Moodle Course with Francisca Wentworth Beaudry Avenue, Sec- Tuesday, October 18, 2011 — 1:30p - 3:00p ond Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90017. Teaching Critical Thinking for the Internet with Branka Marceta Participants are encouraged to take their own Wednesday, October 19, 2011 — 4:00p - 5:30p drink and snack for the break. For registration, or additional information, visit http:// Cont. on Pg. 4 or call Liz Koenig at (213)
  4. 4. Adult Jefferson Community School WOMEN E DUCATOR RECOGNIT S ION BRUN CH Honoring C ertificated, Classified, and Retiree s Sunday, N ovember 6 11:00 am , 2011 Olympic Co llection Ban – 2:00 pm que 11301 Olym t and Conference Cen Los Angele pic Blvd. #2 ter s, CA 9006 04 4 Phone (3 Make check 10) 575-458 s payable to 5 U.S. Mail to : W omen ECOPYRIGHT GUIDELINES : ducators an d send viaAll Teachers: Please be Mariza Albe Metro rs,sure to follow all copyright 2801 W. 6th politan Skills Centerguidelines when making Street, Los Angeles, Ccopies. We cannot make Only paid re (213) 386-7 A 90057 servations w 269copies of books unless 27, 2011. ill be accep ted. Due bythere is a clear indication Cost Per Pe October rson $35, $that copies are allowed. 45 at the do or, ParkingPlease check with an ad- $5.00.ministrator for clarification. JCAS Expected School wide Teachers: Please email JCAS Denise Becker at Learning Results (ESLRs) Mission Statement if you would like to be “green”JCAS STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO USE and have your Weekly Bulle- We are an education and ca- LIFE SKILLS LEARNED AS PART OF tin emailed to you. reer center in south Los An- THEIR EDUCATION TO IMPROVE geles. Our mission is to pro- THEIR LIVES IN A CULTURALLY DI- vide educational opportunities VERSE COMMUNITY. to enhance students’ per- Professional Dev, Cont., Pg. 4 sonal, academic, career andJCAS STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO Three Fun Online Activities for Students with Kristi Reyes, F ri- social abilities, as well as fa- ADAPT TO A CHANGING WORLD BY day, October 21, 2011 — 10:00a - cilitate participation in our cul- SETTING PERSONAL, ACADEMIC AND 11:30a Moodle: Using Audio to En- turally diverse and technologi- /OR VOCATIONAL GOALS. hance Teaching and Learning cally advancing society. with Francisca Wentworth Monday, October 24, 2011 —JCAS STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO AP- 1:00p - 2:30p PLY LEARNED SKILLS IN THEIR EVE- Creating a High Quality Online Course with Penny Pearson We’re on the RYDAY LIVES SUCH AS TECHNOL- Thursday, October 27, 2011 — web! OGY, READING, WRITING, SPEAKING, 3:30p - 5:00p