MURRAY COMMUNITY EDUCATION
More information regarding classes, registration, and payment options will be updated soon.
Murray High: 5440 South State Street
Hillcrest Jr. High: 178 East 5300 South
Horizon Elementary: 5180 South 700 West
FOLLOW THE FOLLOWING LINK TO PAY FOR ALL COMMUNITY EDUCATION CLASSES:
ARTS & MUSIC
Tamara has over 30 years of experience playing guitar and over 11 years teaching continuing education classes. Students must bring guitar, music is provided. Class will be held in the Hillcrest Junior High band room (The band room is on the southeast side of Hillcrest Jr. High. Enter the back parking lot from Hillside Drive and drop students off).
GUITAR FOR CHILDREN – For children 8-12 5:00 – 6:00 PM $50
GUITAR FOR BEGINNERS – For Ages 13 and up 6:15 – 7:15 PM $50
GUITAR FOR INTERMEDIATES– For all ages 7:15 – 815 PM $50
Classes will be held Thursday nights at Hillcrest Junior High room M210 (2nd floor) $40/class
MICROSOFT WORD 2013 BASICS/INTERMEDIATE—JENNIFER COVINGTON
Learn to use Microsoft Word productively and efficiently. This course includes an introduction to Word’s window components and how to create, save, and navigate documents. Learn to edit, copy and paste, and find and replace text. Learn how to enhance the appearance of a document by using various formatting options and templates. In addition, learn to create tables, adjust page layout, work with graphics, mail merge, and proof and print documents. Microsoft Word 2013.
MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013 BASICS—JENNIFER COVINGTON
This class will familiarize you with spreadsheet terminology and the fundamental concepts of Excel including: identifying Excel window components, navigating worksheets, entering and editing text, values, and formulas, moving and copying data and formulas, determining absolute and relative cell references, and working with ranges, rows, and columns. Learn how to use simple functions and how to easily apply formatting techniques to worksheet data; create and modify charts and review workbooks for spelling errors. Microsoft Excel 2013.
MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013 INTERMEDIATE—JENNIFER COVINGTON
Learn intermediate Microsoft Excel skills including filtering options, pivot tables, input tables, linking and embedding worksheets, and using formulas that span multiple worksheets. In addition, the following functions will be taught: Math/Trig, Lookup, Nested, Logical, Text, Financial, and Database. A basic understanding of Excel including formulas and functions is needed for this class. Microsoft Excel 2013.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNERS
SPANISH 101; PART 1 and PART 1.5 – LEO VALLADARES –
Learn basic communication starters and general rules of the Spanish language in common contexts. This is a perfect course for those without any previous experience with the language. We introduce the use of the language builders as a technique to develop vocabulary and skills. Verb conjugation is introduced.
SPANISH – INTERMEDIATE – LEO VALLADARES –
This class is for those who have taken Leo’s classes before or want more practice. Language builders are used to practice the 3 basic forms of communication (Past, Present, and Future). Other conjugation forms are introduced. Conversation circles happen during each class. Continuation of Spanish 101 Part 2.
HEALTH, WELLNESS AND PHYSICAL FITNESS
INTRODUCTION TO CHEN TAI CHI—CAROL SHARP
Chen is the original Tai Chi from which other styles were developed. The routine includes both fast and slow movements. Tai Chi helps reduce stress while improving flexibility, balance and coordination. All ages and fitness levels welcome.
(10 classes) $50
YOGA – Maureen Brakke
Yoga and Zumba are both $5/class, or you can buy a punch card for $40 for 10 classes)
VINYASA FLOW YOGA: Calming, yet challenging yoga. Vinyasa Yoga builds power as it stretches, strengthens, and cleanses the body, while simultaneously offering the opportunity for deep relaxation and release. The class offers a dynamic flow with
integrated breath-synchronized movement, and will introduce advanced postures to deepen and expand your practice.
GENTLE YOGA: Whether you are new to yoga or simply looking for a way to slow down at the end of the week, this class is perfect for you. Enjoy nurturing stretches, blissful relaxation poses, energizing breathing techniques, and stress reducing meditations. Yoga foundation poses will help you feel more confident in your practice.
ZUMBA® – LEO VALLADARES – Mondays & Wednesdays beginning January 23. (No classes February 15 or April 3 & 5)
Leo Valladares is a certified Zumba Instructor and member of the Zumba Instructor Network. Zumba is an exercise program designed to burn calories, release endorphin’s and re-energize. A mix of music and dance, Zumba will take exercising to a whole new level of fun. Join the class at anytime and pay at the door (cash or check only).
All ZUMBA is held at Horizon Elementary, 5180 S 700 W.
Mondays, January 23 – April 24 – 4:30 – 5:30 PM (No classes on February 20 or April 3)
Wednesdays, January 25 – April 26 – 4:30 – 5:30 PM (No classes on April 5)
Punch cards can be used for any Yoga or Zumba class, any day/time.
The following classes are free of charge, but you must pre-register at the following website: http://healthyrelationshipsutah.org/
COUPLE LINKS – DANIELLE COOK
Educational program for couples in committed/marriage relationships. This program will help partners understand one another’s differences, increase trust and dependability, and develop a deeper commitment.
PARENTING THE LOVE AND LOGIC WAY™ – DANIELLE COOK
Love and Logic is a well-known parenting program that teaches parents how to raise responsible children and have more fun in their parenting role. Topics covered will include ending power struggles and teaching responsibility, setting limits and preventing arguments, problem solving and completing chores without conflict.
HOW TO AVOID FALLING FOR A JERK/JERKETTE – DANIELLE COOK
Love doesn’t have to be a game of chance! This course teaches singles what to look for in a healthy relationship. The goal is to help singles learn how to follow their hearts without losing their minds.
UTAH CONCEALED FIREARMS PERMIT CLASS – JUAN BECERRA –
XGM, LLC is a group of firearms instructors who are retired federal law enforcement agents with substantial tactical experience and training. Each instructor is licensed through the state of Utah and the National Rifle Association (NRA). The purpose of this class is to prepare the student to obtain their own Utah Concealed Firearms permit after completing the required curriculum. Due to state mandated training, this class takes approximately 3.5 hours. In class, we teach the logistics of a firearm, the responsibility of every concealed firearm permit holder to learn and practice safe handgun practices. Practical knowledge of state and federal laws that govern firearms and the appropriate use of deadly force are also taught. Our goal is to eliminate harmful incidents by providing excellent and thorough training. Upon completing the class, the student will receive all of the paperwork necessary to go the Utah State Bureau of Criminal Identification and obtain their own concealed firearms permit. No firearms or ammunition are to be brought to class. All necessary materials will be provided to the student.
$50, includes paperwork and fingerprint cards. Patrons must be 21 years old to attend the class. NO FIREARMS ALLOWED ON SCHOOL PREMISES.
ROCK COLLECTING – VERN ROSENSTIEL –
Rock hounding is a great activity as a family outing. It is educational and inexpensive to do. Learn how to collect rocks, where to collect them, rules and laws of collecting, necessary equipment to take along, where to purchase equipment and safety in rock collecting. Classify rocks, gems and fossils/ A rock collection is built in class to take home with you (including many different specimens). We also demonstrate equipment and display other tools used in polishing, tumbling, cutting, and jewelry making. Join us for Gold Prospecting following this class.
SOCIAL SECURITY PLANNING – TYLER PETERSON, CFP –
Learn to maximize Social Security retirement benefits for current and future income. When should you begin receiving your benefits, strategies you can use to boost retirement and survivor’s benefits, and the top ten biggest mistakes of Social Security planning. For more information, email Tyler firstname.lastname@example.org. This class is free of charge but you must preregister by calling 801-264-7468.(Leave a message with your name, number, and how many people are attending) Class supplies are provided.
PLANNING FOR HEALTHCARE IN RETIREMENT – TYLER PETERSON, CFP –
Learn to navigate the complexities of Medicare, private health insurance, and long-term care in retirement. For more info email Tyler at email@example.com. This class is free of charge but you must preregister by calling 801-264-7468.(Leave a message with your name, number, and how many people are attending) Class supplies are provided.
Thank you for supporting Murray Community Education!
*Do you have ideas for a class or want to teach a course?
Contact Kristen Davis at 801-264-7400
MCSD Summer Driver’s Education Program 2017 – FULL
Registration for Driver’s Education will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 7:30 AM.
You must come to the district office to register; 5102 S Commerce Drive, Murray. Sessions are limited to 15 students, and it is “First Come, First Served”.
Course fee of $130.00 must be paid at the time of registration* (cash, credit/debit, or check) Your student must have their learner’s permit at the time the class starts and be able to attend every day of class (5 days a week for 15 days).
- First session begins Wednesday, June 7, 2017
- Second Session begins July 31, 2017
*Fee is NON-REFUNDABLE.