Alcohol Awareness Event – Millpond and Main Campus

Wake Tech is hosting Alcohol Awareness Week activities at the various campuses this week.

Arrive Alive Tour – Thursday, April 7, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on the Main Campus, Parking Lot J

In a Drunk Driving Simulator, experience the dangerous effects of driving in a simulated drunk mode, such as delayed response to controls and narrowing of the field of effective vision.  Receive information about the effects of alcohol, facts, figures, and statistics about alcohol and its dangers.  Also, experience the simulated dangers and effects of texting and distracted driving in a high tech simulator.

Community representatives present will include:   Barbara Blackburn-MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), Harriett Southerland-SADD (Students Against Drunk Driving) , Officer Rigsbee-Raleigh Police-Crash Reconstruction Unit, Russell Crawford-AA (Alcoholics Anonymous)  Toni Carter-Southlight

Information Tables

Collect facts, statistics and other information about alcohol and drug use and their effects.

Thursday, April 14 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

on the Western Wake Campus (Millpond), Room 262

The Weekly Blog Round-Up

The Weekly Blog Round-Up

Week of 4/04/11-4/10/11

Adult Education Center (AEC)
International Fashion Show: April 12th
Viva Raleigh Festival – April 9th
Teacher Tools

AEC Annex (AECX)
Plant Sale at the JC Raulston Arboretum
2011 Spring Big Sweep Events in Wake County
Library Week April 10 – 16
Cities around the world: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Athens Drive (ADHS)
Farmers Market

Brooks Ave Church of Christ (CHOC)

Spring is here and that means… Free music!!
Level 2 Plays a Safety Game
ESL Employment Application Practice
Lebanese Festival

Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church (FVUMC)

Do or Make?
Bilingual Seminar for Small Business Owners
Duke Gardens
I Will Survive

Garner United Methodist Church (GUMC)
No ESL Classes on 4/7/11
Thank-you notes to our volunteers

Highlands United Methodist Church (HUMC)
All Students Invited to a Party!

Hispanic Family Center (HFC)
Working towards that Dream Job
Past but not Forgotten
Play with your food! Updated with pictures.

Millbrook HS (MLBK)
Millbrook Instructors participate in ESL Symposium!
“Suburbia Mexicana” photo exhibit this month at Flander’s Gallery in Raleigh
ESL Citizenship students practice 100 USCIS questions on the mobile computer laptop lab!

Northern Wake Campus (401N)
I’ll be there – Listening (cloze)
Can you identify the future tense form?
Gardening Tips

Reedy Creek Middle School (RCMS)
Wake Tech Culinary Arts Showcase
Homophones, with quiz!
Summer registration information for RCMS

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church (SAPC)
CROSSWORD PUZZLES
Weather Forecast For This Week
Western Wake Campus (Millpond)
Transition Students Enjoy Hemlock Bluffs

White Plains United Methodist Church (WPUM)
Spring Daze in Cary – April 30 in Bond Park
Volunteer! – Help Others and Practice Your English!

The Weekly Blog Round-Up

The Weekly Blog Round-Up

Week of 3/21/11-3/27/11

Adult Education Center (AEC)
New Link in “Community Resources”
Reminder, ESL Students!
Read and Feed
ESL Vocabulary: Parts of the Body

AEC Annex (AECX)
Level 2 – Housing Lesson!
Tongue Twisters with Audio!
Kennel Club Dog Show
Spring Lesson

Athens Drive (ADHS)
Food Choices

Brooks Ave Church of Christ (CHOC)
All About the Moon
The North Carolina Museum of Art
What’s been happening in Level 2?

Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church (FVUMC)
Microsoft Office Tutorial
Meaning of Your Name
Another/ Other/ The Other/ Others/ The Others
Happy Birthday, Marisol!

Garner United Methodist Church (GUMC)
What are they doing?
Relay for Life BBQ Chicken Fundraiser at the Church
Technology Classes @ GUMC
Registration Dates for Summer

Highlands United Methodist Church (HUMC)
Emotions Assignment for Level 2A
Assignment for Level 2B: Around the House
Free Music Concert!!!

Hispanic Family Center (HFC)
My Best Gift – Superlatives
Sharing Recipes with Friends Updated!
Goodbye Winter – Hello Spring

Millbrook HS (MLBK)
Students! Practice your English and take an ESL quiz here!
Spring is here! ESL Spring Break at Millbrook on March 23 & 24
Level 6 students participate in pancake races!

Northern Wake Campus (401N)
Dependent Prepositions – How can I remember them?
Grammar: “used to” with student examples
2011 Walk/Run/Bike for Umstead

Reedy Creek Middle School (RCMS)
Community post–India Fest at the Dorton Arena this weekend
English Language post–vocabulary for renting an apartment, with a listening challenge and quizzes
No Class Wednesday or Thursday–3/23, 3/24

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church (SAPC)
2011 Walk/Run/Bike – Umstead Park
“TH” Sound

Western Wake Campus (Millpond)
Check Out CNN’s Student News
Take Me Out to the Ball Field! It’s BASEBALL Season!

White Plains United Methodist Church (WPUM)
Volunteer! – Help Others and Practice Your English!
Free Concert – American Classics
Preposition Practice. Basic Prepositions: Time and Place – at, in, on and to

Central Blog News: Updated 3 Times

Dear Students and Instructors,
We are very honored to have you as our readers. To serve your better, we are always looking for new ideas on how to improve our blog. Starting today, I will publish links to our ESL sub-blogs with a short overview. Please leave a comment and let us know if it is more helpful for you.

Week of 1/31/11-2/7/11

Round-up: The Best of the Blogs This Week

CHOC Virtual House – For Beginners

FVUMC Will you help me, please? ESL video

HFC Free Tax Help Information

This list will be updated as more blog posts are published.

Updated on 2/2/11

AEC , AECX and CHOC and RCMC posted about the Groundhog Day.

Updated on 2/1/11

AEC blog: How to make a comment on the blogs;

Important Flu Information, including **lesson plan ideas** for teachers!

Athens Drive HS (ADHS) blog: Wake Co. Library Booksale

(great, cheap books to help you read more in English!)