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Students must be currently enrolled in Old Orchard Beach High School or Thornton Academy.
After graduation requirements are completed, students receive their diploma through their respective high schools
Students ages 16-20 who have left regular education may enroll in the Youth Program. These students must schedule a meeting with our Student Sevices Coordinator who will help to create an individualized learning plan for each student. After graduation requirements are completed, students will receive their high school diploma from OOB/Saco Adult Ecuation.
Ages 16-20 at the Saco Learning Center
Explorations in Literature - 1/2/2019-4/10/19, Mondays & Wednesdays from 8-10 AM, Christine Adams
Explorations in Literature is designed to improve students’ abilities for employment, further schooling, or to simply refresh reading and writing skills. Through a variety of reading materials, students investigate different types of literature styles.
Missed the start date? No problem! This class has ongoing enrollment as studies are tailored to our students’ needs.
Introduction to the Workforce - 1/3/19-4/9/19, Tuesdays 1-3 PM, Melissa Mowery
What does it actually mean to be “ready for the workplace”? This class will have a lot of great interaction between teachers, students, and a variety of professionals. The main focus of this class will be awareness and improvement of “Soft Skills”. Some of the sessions will be held in the classroom, while a number of the sessions will either be a visit to, or visit from, professionals in a variety of popular fields, coordinated by your instructor. This class will count towards credits for high school diploma students, but is open to anyone who would like help entering or re-entering the workplace.
YTH - College & Career Readiness – 1/3/2019-4/9/2019, Tuesdays from 10:30 AM– 2:30 PM, Christine Adams
This class will focus on investigating career and college options for the post graduate. Students will take online skill, personality, and career assessments to identify individual skills and interests. Students will then create individual portfolios that include: career descriptions and required competencies, compatible college options and descriptions, and a completed college application and essay. Portfolios will also include a cover letter and a resume.
YTH - Maine History - 1/08/19 - 4/09/19, Tuesdays from 1-3 PM, Christine Adams
Students will be introduced to Maine from a historical point of view, through important events and cultural changes.
YTH - Math in the Everyday World - 1/3/19-4/11/19, Thursdays from 1-3 PM, Christine Adams
Refresh your skills with whole number operations, practice mental math, and relearn fractions, decimals, and percents. Math in this course is learned through practice, hands-on investigation with the concepts, and individualized instruction. Learn how math relates to the world around us.YTH – U.S. Government & Politics - 1/2/19-4/10/19, M/W from 1-3 PM, Christine Adams
Learn all about the United States government using discussion, video and other presentations to examine the structure of U.S. government and the saga of American politics. Topics include government, politics, current events, and citizenship. This class is FREE to eligible students.
YTH - Writing About Art - 1/2/19-4/10/19, M/W from 10:30 AM-12:30 PM, Christine AdamsWe are living in a period where images flash before our eyes at a rapid and sometimes overwhelming pace. This class is about slowing down the act of viewing art where the student can process, reflect and then creatively write about images that hold meaning for the student. We will look to art for inspiration to facilitate the creative writing process.