Serving the community since 1983
Marietta Community School

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POLICIES:

  • No refunds are given unless the coordinator cancels the course.

  • Classes are held based on enrollment. If a class is canceled due to low enrollment your registration fee will be refunded in the manner in which you paid.

  • Classes will not be held if the schools are closed or dismissed early due to inclement weather or other emergencies. Missed classes will be rescheduled.

  • Rain checks are issued before the start of the class, after class starts no rain checks are issued.

  • Registrations are accepted until the class is full.

  • It is the policy of the Marietta Board of Education not to discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability or any other legally protected status in its educational programs, activities or employment practices. Instructors have not been screened with O. C. G. A. §20-2-21(e), except for youth oriented courses.
Languages and Personal Enhancement
Broadcasting through Podcasting
Podcasting is exploding and is the most engaging way to connect with audiences. Join the wave and learn about the power of podcasting to get you noticed in this noisy world. On the first day of class, you will be asked to provide an audio/video file of your podcast idea and why people would find it interesting. By the end of the class, you will know ways to get noticed and standout. Students are encouraged to bring a smartphone to record with.
COURSE #: S18009FEE: $ 69
Instructor: Bill NowickiLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:30pm-8:30pm (Apr 26-May 10) (3 Thu) 18+
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Adult CPR/First Aid & AED Certification
Individuals who require or desire CPR, AED, and first aid knowledge and skills; including emergency response teams in business and industry, school bus drivers, adult residential care personnel, child care workers, teachers, parents, life guards, and personal knowledge seekers. Workshop style class held at Marietta High School. Great for anyone!!! Participants receive a 2-year certification on completion of class in Adult/child/infant certification. The material has been OSHA certified through the American Safety Health Institute.
COURSE #: S18010 AFEE: $ 69
Instructor: Kasaundra JohnsonLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:00pm-9:00pm (Apr 26) (1 Thu) 18+
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COURSE #: W18010 BFEE: $ 69
Instructor: Kasaundra JohnsonLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:00pm-9:00pm (May 17) (1 Thu) 18+
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Pickets Mill Battlefield Tour for Civil War Buffs
May 27, dawned a clear, hot day, near the mill and property owned by the late Benjamin Pickett. As the Federal troops made their way through the thick underbrush and rugged terrain, trying to find the right flank of the Army of Tennessee, Major General Patrick Cleburne’s men awaited! During this tour, we will explore the Confederate positions, and discuss the multiple advances by the Federals. Price includes cost of admission!
COURSE #: S18012FEE: $ 29
Instructor: Michael K. ShafferLocation: 368 Wright Street, Marietta, Ga 30064
10:00am-12:00pm (Apr 28) (1 Sat) 16+
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The Civil War: The Atlanta Campaign
From the opening action at Tunnel Hill to the fall of Atlanta, the armies moving through Georgia maneuvered, fought, and left destruction in their wake. During this course, instructor Michael K. Shaffer will discuss the various military engagements from this 1864 campaign.
COURSE #: S18013FEE: $ 55
Instructor: Michael ShafferLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta GA 30064
6:00pm-9:00pm (Apr 17-Apr 24) (2 Tues) Adults+
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Sign, Sing, and Play
Ever wonder what your baby is thinking or why your baby is crying or frustrated, well the Baby Signs Program gives preverbal children ways to communicate to their parents. Sign, Sing and Play class teaches parents and their infant/toddler simple hand gestures called Baby Signs. Each week, families will be introduced to a theme with 6-7 simple signs. These signs will be introduced and learned through stimulating activities and songs. This class will give families a way to establish the first foundation of communication, which will assist in creating an everlasting bond.
COURSE #: S18023 AFEE: $ 85
Instructor: Khalilah KonateLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
10:00am-11:00a.m. (Apr 10-May 22) (7 Tue)
One parent and one child, 6 months - 24 months
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COURSE #: S18023 BFEE: $ 85
Instructor: Khalilah KonateLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:00p.m.-7:00p.m. (Apr 10-May 22) (7 Tue)
One parent and one child, 6 months - 24 months
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Defensive Driving (Lower your Insurance)
Take advantage of the state law creating a 10% discount on your car insurance if you complete this course sponsored by the National Safety Council. Three years safe driving record required for discount (check with your insurance agent for specific details). This is an interesting, fast-paced course.
COURSE #: S18026 AFEE: $ 69
Instructor: Ordale RandallLocation: 2137 Kingston Court, Suite 101, Marietta GA 30067
2:00pm-8:00pm (Apr 21) (1 Sat) 18+
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COURSE #: S18026 BFEE: $ 69
Instructor: Ordale RandallLocation: 2137 Kingston Court, Suite 101, Marietta GA 30067
2:00pm-8:00pm (May 19) (1 Sat) 18+
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5 Keys to Avoid Shortchanging Your Social Security Income
Social Security is a cornerstone of retirement income, but the decisions people make on receiving their Social Security benefits often result in them not getting shortchanged on what is available to them. This course will provide information and strategies to help students avoid many of the pitfalls associated with Social Security benefits, including whether you should apply early for benefits, how to increase your current and lifetime income, how to minimize the tax on your benefits, and more. This class will also highlight recent changes to filing options for spousal benefits so you can determine if you will be able to take advantage of these filing strategies. When you attend this class, you will not only come away with good information but also an Action Plan to get the most out of this most valuable benefit.
COURSE #: S18038 AFEE: $ 39
Instructor: Kevin TurnerLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:30pm-9:00pm (Apr 19) (1 Thu)
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COURSE #: S18038 BFEE: $ 39
Instructor: Kevin TurnerLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:30pm-9:00pm (May 15) (1 Tue)
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COURSE #: S18038 CFEE: $ 39
Instructor: Kevin TurnerLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
10:00am-12:30pm (Apr 26) (1 Thu)
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COURSE #: S18038 DFEE: $ 39
Instructor: Kevin TurnerLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
12:30pm-3:00pm (May 10) (1 Thu)
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Sign Language I
Think of the difference it would make if you could improve your nonverbal communication skills. Take this introduction to sign language for communicating with the deaf. This skill is in demand in professional fields in many areas such as medicine, law, community, church programs and education. There will be an overview of the various signing systems. The course will then focus on Signing Exact English (SEE), learning to finger spell, count and sing as well as developing basic American Sign (ASL)/SEE vocabularies.
COURSE #: S18062FEE: $ 129
Instructor: GanneElyse AmelingmeierLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:30pm-8:30pm (Apr 10-May 22) (7 Tues) 18+
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Sign Language II
Think of the difference it would make if you could improve your nonverbal communication skills. Take this sign language class for communicating with the deaf. This skill is in demand in professional fields in many areas such as medicine, law, community, church programs and education. This course is "A continuation of Sign I". Student must have completed Sign I with instructor GanneElyse Amelingmeier to be eligible for this class.
COURSE #: S18063FEE: $ 129
Instructor: GanneElyse AmelingmeierLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:30pm-8:30pm (Apr 12-May 24) (7 Thurs) 18+
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Spanish II
Want to communicate better with employees, or a fast growing client group? Spanish, is your key to more money, and more travel. The need to learn a second language is growing and becoming more and more apparent in the business world. Spanish 2 is a continuation of Spanish 1! Take this course to build on your current basics of spanish. Educate yourself, broaden your horizons, and learn more Spanish today!
COURSE #: S18110FEE: $ 69
Instructor: Dolores FerminLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
7:00-8:00 pm (May 1-May 17) (3 Tue and 3 Thu) adults
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Spanish for Beginners
This course is designed for students to learn the basic grammar in Spanish. Students will develop basic comprehension skills, reading and writing stories, translating from Spanish to English. Understanding colors, time, weather, days of the week, months of the year, family, counting and many more. Students will also learn how to greet each other and use correct Spanish and master vocabulary words.
COURSE #: S18180FEE: $ 69
Instructor: Dolores FerminLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:00pm-7:00pm (May 1-May 17) (3 Tue and 3 Thu) 5/1, 5/3, 5/8, 5/10, 5/15 and 5/17 18+
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The Second World War - The Full Story
It was the world's most significant, far-reaching, and deadly conflict in modern history. It has shaped our world since. Its influence is seen in today's world: conventional & unconventional warfare, political conflicts & alignments, diplomacy, alliances, strategic planning, special operations, signals & human intelligence, counter-intelligence and more. What impact did these have on the Cold War, NATO, and the current war on terror? The course is customized to you. Anything from the strategic and tactical, to the leaders, troops, techniques, technology, ships, aircraft and weapons is open to discussion. How the war began and was fought in Europe, North Africa, the Atlantic, the Pacific and Asia. Learn about the causes of the war, mistakes, common myths, lessons learned, fascism, Blitzkrieg, U-Boats, code-breaking, Pearl Harbor, economic/industrial power, air warfare, D-Day, Holocaust, strategic bombing, kamikazes, secret weapons, A-Bombs, how victory was achieved, and more. A recommended reading is A World at Arms by Gerhard L. Weinberg. Both the new student and the long-time history buff are welcome.
COURSE #: S18188FEE: $ 109
Instructor: Dan StreettLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
7:00pm-9:00pm (Apr 12-May 24) (7 Thur) 18+
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RETIRING SMART - The Answers Your Need
When it comes to retiring, failure to plan in advance can have devastating consequences. Far too many folks fail to delve into the concerted pre-planning required to address the list of complicated decisions that will need to be made. Transitioning into retirement is so much more than taking withdrawals from your retirement account. Led by a CFP®, this class covers all that one needs to be thoughtfully considering before they retire, including where new retirees screw up compromising their financial stability. Get valuable understanding about Social Security benefit options and the most critical aspects of Medicare benefits. When you are about to make difficult and irrevocable financial decisions, smart insight can't be measured. Sign up now and save money later! Spouses are FREE!
COURSE #: S1825 AFEE: $ 39
Instructor: Catherine Turner, CFPLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:45pm-9:00pm (Apr 12) (1 Thu) 18+
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COURSE #: S1825 BFEE: $ 39
Instructor: Catherine Turner, CFPLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:45pm-9:00pm (May 15) (1 Tues) 18+
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Plan Today for your Tomorrow
In this course you'll learn how to: manage investment risks, use new tax laws to your advantage, make informed decisions about your company retirement plan, and adjust your estate plan to function properly under the new laws.
However, money is only one aspect of retirement planning. This course blends financial education with life planning to help you build wealth, align your money with your values, and achieve your retirement lifestyle goals.
This course includes a 210-page illustrated textbook. Class sizes are limited so register today (You may bring a spouse or guest at no additional charge. Tuition includes two textbooks). Low cost great value course, hope to see you soon.
COURSE #: S18849 AFEE: $ 49
Instructor: Graham WickhamLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:00pm-9:00pm (May 8-May 15) (2 Tue) 18+
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COURSE #: S18849 BFEE: $ 49
Instructor: Graham WickhamLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:00pm-9:00pm (May 10-May 17) (2 Thurs) 18+
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The Second World War - The A-Bomb and The Japanese Surrender
As we approach the 73rd Anniversary of the US invasion of Iwo Jima (February-March 1945), what are the lessons learned from the battles for control of Iwo Jima & Okinawa. What about the Kamikazes and their impact? What about the strategic bombing of Japan and the looming invasion of Japan? What was the impact of the US submarine warfare? How did the "Manhattan Project" come about? Was the use of A-Bombs at Hiroshima & Nagasaki necessary for the surrender? What role did diplomacy play? What role did Japanese Emperor Hirohito play in the eventual surrender of Japan? What are the mistakes made and lessons learned? What are the key strategies and decisions? What were the results: successes & failures?
COURSE #: S18855FEE: $ 29
Instructor: Dan StreettLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:00pm-8:00pm (May 15) (1 Tue)
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The Second World War - The Allied Invasion of Normandy France (D-Day)
This past June 6th was the 73rd Anniversary of the most famous & significant amphibious invasion of the World War Two. How was American General (& future President) Dwight Eisenhower chosen to command the invasion & the subsequent western campaign against Nazi Germany? How was this assault on Hitler's "Fortress Europe" planned & accomplished? The class will review the relevant wartime events prior to the invasion and the planning necessary for Operation Overlord. How did the weather, and the tidal, moon & daylight conditions affect the timing of the invasion? Why was Normandy chosen as the site of the invasion and why did the Germans instead focus their defense efforts on the Pas-de-Calais area? The class will cover the important events during the invasion and up through the Allied breakout. What were the lessons learned, successes, failures & myths?
COURSE #: S18890FEE: $ 29
Instructor: Dan StreettLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:00pm-8:00pm (May 1) (1 Tue)
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The Second World War - How and Why Did It Start?
What are the origins of the world's most significant and far-reaching conflict in modern history? The causes are often discussed and debated, and sometimes misrepresented. Could the war have been prevented? What was the role of Adolf Hitler? What are the diplomatic and intelligence failures that contributed? How are the events in Europe and in Asia related? Who are Allies, the Axis, and the Neutrals? What are the lessons learned or not? How did this affect U.S. national security and foreign policy for the next seventy years?
COURSE #: S18899FEE: $ 29
Instructor: Dan StreettLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:00pm-8:00pm (Apr 17) (1 Tue)
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