The Herald Bulletin

Evening Update

Local Education

September 3, 2012

Anderson library offers new computer classes

ANDERSON, Ind. — The Anderson Public Library will offer computer classes in September. Classes will be taught using the library’s new mobile instruction lab.

This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Indiana State Library.

Registration is required. Register online at www.andersonlibrary.net or call 641-2456.

Classes are listed by date, title and description.

  •  Wednesday, Sept. 5, Introduction to Computers, 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 11, Introduction to Computers, 6 p.m.

This session is designed for people with little or no computing experience. Staff will introduce basic computer concepts that include mouse and keyboard skills, basic navigation, terminology, powering up, and properly shutting down the computer.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 12, Windows Basics, 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 14, Windows Basics, 3 p.m.

This introductory guided tour of Windows has been updated for Windows Vista and Windows 7 and is designed with the beginner in mind. Attendees will have hands-on access and learn to perform basic tasks such as navigating through Windows, changing settings, creating shortcuts, opening applications, and saving files.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 18, Basic Internet Skills, 6 p.m.
  •  Wednesday, Sept. 19, Basic Internet Skills, 3 p.m.

This introductory course is designed for people with little or no experience using the Internet. Learn how to use search engines to find the information you want, shortcuts to find answers quickly, and address bars to go directly to desired websites. Use new skills to sample some of the offerings of the Internet.

  •  Wednesday, Sept. 26, Beginning E-Mail, 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 29, Beginning E-Mail, 3 p.m.

Learn how to sign up for a free email account, write and send messages, set up an address book, and use options to personalize an account.

 

1
Text Only
Local Education
  • Vaughan, Nancy Madison County grad rates and test scores improve, but still lag state High school graduation rates and standardized test scores in English, math and science all improved among public school students in Madison County from 2009 to 2013, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

    July 22, 2014 3 Photos

  • Pay for South Madison soccer coaches under review An ad hoc parent group wants the South Madison Community Schools board to consider raising the stipend for Pendleton Heights High School soccer coaches.

    July 21, 2014

  • FEA - HB0721 - Rotary Exchange - JC 1 Foreign exchange program builds lasting friendships Paulina Berger returned to her hometown in Olpe, Germany on Friday, but she left something important behind: part of her heart. The 16-year-old spent a year living with three host families in Anderson as part of the Rotary Youth Exchange program.

    July 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • FEA HB0721 ISU Normal Hall Work underway to restore ISU's Normal Hall The sounds of heavy equipment, impact drills and even a large wrecking ball are evidence of a renovation underway at Normal Hall, Indiana State University's oldest academic building.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • HHS class of '66 seeks classmates The Highland High School Class of '66 will host its 48th class reunion on Aug. 23. Contact information is needed for several classmates.

    July 19, 2014

  • Jottings: July 20 The following are brief Jottings items of local interest.

    July 19, 2014

  • AHS Class of '65 plans informal gathering The Anderson High School Class of 1965 will hold an informal 49th class gathering. The gathering will be Saturday, Aug. 16, at 6:30 p.m. at Shouts Sports Pub (Cooper's Sport Bowl), 1920 E. 53rd St.

    July 18, 2014

  • NWS - HB0129 - snyder photo - SU Ivy Tech president attends apprenticeships summit

    Fresh from a White House-sponsored summit on expanding apprenticeship opportunities in high-growth industries, Ivy Tech Community College President Tom Snyder said some programs in Indiana are on the leading edge of that effort.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • ACS teacher fights suspension in federal court An Anderson Community Schools second-grade teacher who was dismissed and placed on paid administrative leave early this year is fighting the school system's teacher evaluation program in federal court saying her constitutional rights of due process were violated because she was not allowed to attend meetings where her classroom performance was discussed and evaluated.

    July 14, 2014

  • NWS - HB0714 - back to school 2 Students receive the basics at Back to School Festival

    The threat of severe weather forced a normally popular back-to-school event indoors. The weather stayed away, but regardless, a few thousand children went home with school supplies they desperately need.

    July 13, 2014 3 Photos

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide