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
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 recieve 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 #: W17010 BFEE: $ 69
Instructor: Kasaundra JohnsonLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:00pm-9:00pm (Feb 28) (1 Tues) 18+
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Preparing for College
College planning isn't just about the financing; it is about the youth making SMART choices beginning in middle school. This class highlights the many ways to save and pay for college based upon your financial situation and intention. Once the student reaches their junior year, sharp attention shifts to career path and how to address the cost. Parents are given a TimeLine explaining what needs to happen from day one of freshman year to the end of senior year so that student and parent together pre-plan for the choice of degree, which college to consider and increase the odds of getting accepted. This class is best suited for parents of middle school age and up. Spouses FREE!
COURSE #: W1712FEE: $ 39
Instructor: Catherine Turner, CFP, ChFCLocation: 368 Wright Street, Marietta, Ga 30064
7:00 - 9:00pm (Jan 31) (1 Tues) Adults
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Conversational Italian Level I
Dreaming of a trip to Italy? Want to sound like an expert in an Italian restaurant? Learn practical vocabulary, basic grammar, and useful expressions that will help you communicate in real life situations. Whether your goal is to participate in simple conversations or to build a foundation for further study in this beautiful language, this course is for you!
COURSE #: W1719FEE: $ 129
Instructor: Linda Lee DavisLocation: 368 Wright Street, Marietta GA 30064
7:00pm-9:00pm (Jan 17-Mar 7) (7 Tue) Skipping the week of Feb 20-24 18+
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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 #: W17026 AFEE: $ 69
Instructor: Ordale RandallLocation: 2137 Kingston Court, Suite 101, Marietta GA 30067
2:00pm-8:00pm (Jan 21) (1 Sat) Adults
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COURSE #: W17026 BFEE: $ 69
Instructor: Ordale RandallLocation: 2137 Kingston Court, Suite 101, Marietta GA 30067
2:00pm-8:00pm (Feb 18) (1 Sat) Adults
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Portuguese Conversational Course
Portuguese Conversation Course addresses conversation, listening and understanding cultural references in Portuguese to those looking for grammar-free classes or simply a place to practice. This course covers; new sounds (phonetics), conversation practice and listening made simple. This course will also help you use your skills in conversational speaking. We hope to see you in class!
COURSE #: W17028FEE: $ 119
Instructor: Suely CopelandLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:15pm-8:15pm (Jan 17-Mar 7) (7 Tues) Skipping the week of Feb 20-24 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 #: W1738 AFEE: $ 39
Instructor: Kevin TurnerLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:30pm-9:00pm (Jan 24) (1 Tues)
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COURSE #: W1738 BFEE: $ 39
Instructor: Kevin TurnerLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:30pm-9:00pm (Feb 16) (1 Thurs)
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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 #: W17063FEE: $ 129
Instructor: GanneElyse AmelingmeierLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:30pm-8:30pm (Jan 19-Mar 9) (7 Thurs) Skipping the week of Feb 20-24 18+
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History of Marietta and Cobb County
A retired history professor from Kennesaw State University, Dr. Scott has devoted his career to state and local history. This 2-hour class will make use of historic photos to trace the history of Marietta and Cobb County from their origins in the 1830s to today. In many respects, Marietta and Cobb County are a microcosm of the changing South. The class will attempt to show how local events reflected and helped to shape the profound transformation of the region, especially over the last three-quarters of a century.
COURSE #: W17099FEE: $ 29
Location: 368 Wright Street, Marietta GA 30064
1:00-3:00pm (Mar 1) (1 Wed) 18+
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WWII One Day Crash Courses! - Wednesdays
1 day crash courses on various topics of WWII. Please see course listing online and register for desired class. Class is taught by Mr. Dan Street. Each one day crash course will be held on a wednesday. Must register for each course you would like to attend, spots are limited so register soon! Hope to see you there!
COURSE #: W17187 AFEE: $ 29
Instructor: Dan StreettLocation: 368 Wright Street, Marietta GA 30064
1:00-3:00pm (Jan 18) (1 Wed)
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?
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COURSE #: W17187 BFEE: $ 29
Instructor: Dan StreettLocation: 368 Wright Street, Marietta GA 30064
1:00-3:00pm (Jan 25) (1 Wed)
THE SECOND WORLD WAR - THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN & GERMAN INVASION PLANS (OPERATION SEA LION) Hitler led Nazi Germany to a long string of astonishing political, diplomatic & wartime triumphs until the fateful late summer of 1940. Coming this summer, is the 77th anniversary of the successful British defense of their homeland from the German Luftwaffe and the looming Nazi invasion code named: Seelowe (Sea Lion). In doing so they inflicted the first substantive defeat on Hitler & pierced his aura of invincibility. How did the British endure & survive against what appeared to be inevitable defeat & occupation? The class will review the relevant wartime events prior to the Battle of Britain and German planning & preparations for the anticipated invasion of England. The events of the battle will be discussed as seen from both the British & German points of view, including using information uncovered after the war. What were the lessons learned, successes, failures & myths?
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COURSE #: W17187 CFEE: $ 29
Instructor: Dan StreettLocation: 368 Wright Street, Marietta GA 30064
1:00-3:00pm (Feb 1) (1 Wed)
THE SECOND WORLD WAR - REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR! SURPRISE ATTACK OR NOT? This past December was the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. What really happened to bring the United States into this war? What happened before Pearl Harbor and why did the Japanese attack? What was the strategic purpose of the attack? What about negotiations and the code-breaking? Was the attack a surprise? What other events occurred in the early days of the war? What are the mistakes & failures? How did the attack propel the United States to victory? How was U.S. military intelligence doctrine of the future shaped by this event?
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COURSE #: W17187 DFEE: $ 29
Instructor: Dan StreettLocation: 368 Wright Street, Marietta GA 30064
1:00-3:00pm (Feb 8) (1 Wed)
THE SECOND WORLD WAR - HISTORY BY WAY OF MOVIES, TV & VIDEO GAMES Explore World War Two through the movies, TV series, and video games made about this fascinating topic. What can we learn about the war and combat from these visual means of entertainment? Which are the best movies, TV shows, or video games about the Second World War and which are the worst? What are your favorites and why? Discuss the accuracy of the portrayal of actual events. How much of the war-time cinema was propaganda or truth? Which ones are the most realistic and/or historically accurate?
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COURSE #: W17187 EFEE: $ 29
Instructor: Dan StreettLocation: 368 Wright Street, Marietta GA 30064
1:00-3:00pm (Feb 15) (1 Wed)
THE SECOND WORLD WAR - THE ALLIED AIR CAMPAIGN AGAINST GERMANY As we approach the 73rd Anniversary of "Big Week" (February 1944), what can we learn of heroic American & British efforts to gain air superiority over Hitler's Germany and destroy the Nazi war machine? Why is this campaign so important to Allied victory in the world's largest military conflict? The focus will be primarily on the battle for air superiority and strategic bombing. How did the Americans and British differ on how the campaign should be conducted, and why? How did Germany respond? What are the mistakes made and lessons learned? What aircraft, weapons, and tactics were employed? What are the key strategies and decisions? What were the results: successes & failures?
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COURSE #: W17187 FFEE: $ 29
Instructor: Dan StreettLocation: 368 Wright Street, Marietta GA 30064
1:00-3:00pm (Mar 1) (1 Wed)
THE SECOND WORLD WAR - THE ALLIED INVASION OF NORMANDY FRANCE (D-DAY) This June 6th is 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?
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COURSE #: W17187 GFEE: $ 29
Instructor: Dan StreettLocation: 368 Wright Street, Marietta GA 30064
1:00-3:00pm (Mar 8) (1 Wed)
THE SECOND WORLD WAR - THE A-BOMB & THE JAPANESE SURRENDER On the 72nd 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?
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COURSE #: F11840BFEE: $ 69
Instructor: Diana MaloneLocation: Marietta High School
6:30-8:00 pm (Oct 4-Oct 11) (2 Tue) Adults
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COURSE #: F11840CFEE: $ 69
Instructor: Diana MaloneLocation: Marietta High School
6:30-8:00 pm (Oct 18-Oct 25) (2 Tue) Adults
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The Second World War
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 #: W17188FEE: $ 119
Instructor: Dan StreettLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
7:00pm-9:00pm (Jan 19-Mar 9) (7 Thur) Skipping the week of Feb 20-24 18+
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Retirement -SMART decisions!
A quick way to botch up your retirement years is by having unrealistic expectations on the life you can afford. Sustainable financial futures are a result of disciplined planning and astute decisions on a host of key situations in advance. Managing your savings to create income streams and capture growth, understanding the impact of decisions on healthcare, longevity and Social Security require having knowledge and answers in advance of retiring. This class highlights common, yet damaging financial goof-ups new retirees make. When you are about to make the most difficult and irrevocable financial decisions in your life, smart insight can't be measured. Spouses FREE!
COURSE #: W1725FEE: $ 39
Instructor: Catherine Turner, CFPLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:45pm-9:00pm (Feb 28) (1 Tues) 18+
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Connect with your audience - Present like a pro
Learn 5 techniques to capture and hold your audience's attention throughout your presentation. Proven Adult learning methodologies that will help you connect with your audience and guarantee they retain your message longer. Class is great for new and seasoned presenters, sales people, teachers, students, and anyone needing to convey a message to small and large groups.
COURSE #: W178415FEE: $ 69
Instructor: David DoerrierLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta GA 30064
6:00-9:00pm (Jan 24-Jan 31) (2 Tues) Adults
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The Social Security Blunder
Deciding when to draw Social Security benefits is not as simple as tying it to the day you leave your job. Too much is at stake. SSA offers general information on methods to claim with no guidance on how to personalize one claiming option over another or determining what to do and when to do it. Gaining insight from a planning perspective can reveal the best approach for your circumstances and streams of social security income you didn't know you could take. This class is valuable to those are considering retiring within 3 years. Spouses FREE!
COURSE #: W17818FEE: $ 39
Instructor: Catherine Turner CFPLocation: 368 Wright Street, Marietta GA 30064
7:00-9:00pm (Feb 7) (1 Tues) Adults
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What You Need to Know Before You File for Divorce
This seminar is designed for anyone who is contemplating filing for divorce but does not know what to expect. The subjects covered include alimony, child support, custody, visitation, property division, contempt, and modification. You will also learn both legal and practical ways to protect yourself, your children, and your property. The seminar is taught by a practicing family law attorney with over 23 years of experience.
COURSE #: W17890 AFEE: $ 49
Instructor: Beverly CohenLocation: 368 Wright Street Marietta, GA 30064
6:30-9:00pm (Jan 24) (1 Tue) 18+
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