Upsala Community Ed plans for spring semester under way

The spring semester of JUMP preschool reading program started Jan. 31. It will be held Fridays, from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Upsala Schools. Children who are at least 3 1/2-years-old by Jan. 1, and who are not yet in school or already enrolled in another preschool class, may enroll. Students must be potty-trained. The fee is based on a family’s gross income for this class.

Openings remain for Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) parent-child classes. Classes for a parent and child age birth – 5 years, are held Tuesdays, from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Parents with a child from ages 3-5, can attend Mondays, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Call Jenelle Peters at (320) 616-6240, or e-mail at [email protected] to register or for more information.

Elementary German for grades 3-6 starts Monday. Students will learn beginning German vocabulary and phrases, while enjoying fun games and activities. There are a total of seven after-school sessions held Mondays and Wednesdays. Students will be able to stay after in the high school media center at Study Club until 5 p.m., with written parent permission.

Upsala Area School halls will be open for walking before and after school on days when school is in session. Registration is required to get a badge, calendar and map.

Other classes include a dance clinic hosted by the Upsala girls dance team, PotSpot “paint your own pottery,” essential oils, technology classes and more. Visit the website for more detailed class information and fees.

For addition assistance, contact Marisa George, Upsala Community Education coordinator, mgeorge@up