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Winter Session

Classes begin January 6, 2020

College Prep

Diverse kids on a college campus

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ACT PREP CLASS with WilsonPrep
This course is designed for students who have had no previous ACT prep.  Students will be provided with a full exam each week for homework. Enrollment includes optional Saturday practice exams under testing conditions at the WilsonPrep office and participation in the WilsonDailyPrep, an online program that provides daily SAT/ACT questions.

5 Tuesdays • January 7 to February 4 • 6:30-8:30pm • HGHS, L-217 • $450 ($25 materials fee due first day of class)


SAT PREP CLASS with WilsonPrep
This course is designed for students who have had no previous SAT prep.  Students will be provided with a full exam each week for homework. Enrollment includes optional Saturday practice exams under testing conditions at the WilsonPrep office and participation in the WilsonDailyPrep, an online program that provides daily SAT/ACT questions.

7 Tuesdays • January 7 to February 25 (no class 2/ 18) • 6:30-8:30pm • HGHS, L-217 • $600 ($25 materials fee due first day of class)


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About the Instructor

WilsonPrep courses teach all the strategies and skills necessary for testing success. For the past 16 years, WilsonPrep tutors have been motivating students with their dynamic lessons and easy-to-remember, fun strategies. It is WilsonPrep’s passion to see students succeed. Students in all courses will receive weekly homework assignments, the WilsonPrep online prep program and opportunities to take practice exams under testing conditions at WilsonPrep.

**Exams are Saturdays and are not mandatory. WilsonPrep notifies parents if weekly assignments are not completed.**

Dance & Exercise

Colorful silhouettes of people in dance and yoga poses.

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JUMPSTART TO FITNESS FOR WOMEN with Annette Leone
Jumpstart to Fitness for Women uses a combination of modalities that will get you started you on the road to better health and fitness at your own pace. This 6-week program is designed for women who want to start or resume a regular fitness program but desire a more personalized approach. This class includes fat-burning cardio, strength training using hand weights and elastic bands, flexibility, balance exercises and stretching for a total body conditioning workout.

6 Mondays • January 6 to February 24 (no class 1/20 and 2/17) • 6:30-7:30pm • HGHS, Fitness Center • $80 *Limit 10


VINYASA YOGA with Kathryn Ward
Vinyasa yoga, based on the practice of K. Pattabi Jois, is a practice where postures often flow from one to the next. The class will start with the standing postures; go to seated postures, and finally some reclining postures. This is a multi-level class, so all levels are welcome. The first couple of weeks will be focused on those who are beginning yoga or are coming back after a gap so that we can establish proper form and core postures. As we proceed through the 9 weeks, the practice will become more vigorous, but modifications for all levels will be offered. Always, you will be encouraged to listen to your own body and to find your edge, not to go beyond that edge.

6 Mondays • January 6 to February 24 (no class 1/20 & 2/17) • 7:30-8:30pm • HGHS, F-1 • $80


POUND ROCK OUT WORKOUT with Suzi Meyers Tipa
POUND is a great way to burn calories and bang out your stress, too! POUND is a 45-minute group fitness class that combines cardio, strength training with drumming to achieve a full-body workout. Using lightly weighted drumsticks, Ripstix™, you can expect to burn between 500-900 calories per class and will be performing over 15,000 reps per session! Ripstix will be provided; please bring a yoga mat or towel to work on.

6 Tuesdays • January 7 to February 11 • 7:15-8pm • HGHS, Gym • D $80


SMALL GROUP PERSONAL TRAINING with Denise Weber
This multifaceted class will contain all of the benefits of working with a certified personal trainer/group fitness instructor, while exploring different modalities of training to help you achieve your fitness goals. Using traditional dumbbells & weight training techniques, cardio intervals, and circuit training, the workouts will vary from week-to-week to help you get fit and have fun in a class that will keep you coming back for more! Some experience with weights helpful. Please bring a yoga or exercise mat, water bottle, and small fitness ball to class.

Section A: 6 Tuesdays • January 7 to February 11 • 6:30-7:30pm • HGHS, Fitness Center • $80 *Limit 10 students

Section B: 6 Tuesdays • January 7 to February 11 • 7:30-8:30pm • HGHS, Fitness Center • $80 *Limit 10 students


GENTLE YOGA with Rochelle Mitlak
This gentle yoga class is developed based on Kripalu Yoga. In this class, students will be led through a centering, breath work, and asanas or postures. Students will learn to connect the breath with movement in order to develop a more grounded sense of self on the mat and out in the world. This class is suitable for beginners who have wanted to start a yoga practice and are not sure where to start as well as yogis who prefer a gentle approach to yoga. Please bring a yoga mat and yoga blanket to class. Blocks and a strap are optional. All props will be explained at the first class.

6 Wednesdays • January 8 to February 12 • 6:30-7:30pm • HGHS, F-1 • $80


PILATES with Michelle Saccurato
Pilates is an excellent method for improving core strength, alignment, flexibility and mind-body awareness. These are essential components of movement and function to protect a healthy back. Rev up the workout by using a weighted ring for added resistance to the core, and more. Ring provided in class. Please bring your own mat.

6 Wednesdays • January 8 to February 12 • 7:30-8:30pm • HGHS, Fitness Center • $80


**NEW** TRX STRENGTH TRAINING with Michelle Saccurato
Developed in the Field by US Navy Seals, TRX training is a full-body strength workout that utilizes a person's own body weight instead of relying on machines or dumbbells. TRX is designed to improve your balance, endurance, flexibility, and core strength. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels.

6 Wednesdays • January 8 to February 12 • 6:45-7:30pm • HGHS, Fitness Center • $80 *Limit 12


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About the Instructors

ANNETTE LEONE is a certified Zumba Toning, Zumba Step and Zumba Kids instructor. Her goal is to inspire others to become healthier and fit through the Zumba program.  

ROCHELLE MITLAK is a certified Kripalu yoga instructor and has been dancing and practicing yoga for many years.  She values the transformation yoga has brought to her life and wants to inspire others to connect the mind and body.

SUZI MYERS TIPA studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and improv at Chicago City Limits in NYC. She has taught Latin and International Dance and Zumba for SUNY Purchase. She is co-founder and Company Manger for World Dance Theatre, a not-for-profit professional dance company dedicated to the promotion of cross-cultural understanding through the arts. She currently performs with World Dance Theatre and with Pat Cannon’s Foot and Fiddle Dance Company. 

MICHELLE SACCURATO has taught exercise classes for over 20 years. Her philosophy is, “Exercise at any age to increase your quality of life. Keep moving and breathing!” Her qualifications include a B.S. and M.S. in Math Special Education, a Pilates Mat Certification, and she is an AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor and Senior Fitness Study student.

KATHRYN WARD has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years and started teaching it in 2015. She sees yoga as a path to connecting body and mind and as an important tool for cultivating mindfulness in daily life.

DENISE WEBER is a fitness professional with 30 years of experience and multiple certifications. She loves to use fitness to improve the quality of life for her clients and students.

Games & Fun

swinging pocket watch, mah jognn table and magician's hat and wand

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CANASTA: BEGINNERS with Susan Cott
This six-week course gives an introductory overview of the rules and process to playing Canasta a form of rummy using two full decks in which players or partnerships try to meld groups of three or more. Through open-games, students learn the art of playing and have fun while doing it! At the end of the four weeks, students will feel confident in their abilities to play a game, with friends, on their own.

6 Mondays • January 6 to February 24 (no class 1/20 & 2/17) • 6:30-8:30pm • HGHS, D-4 • $150 *Limit 10


CANASTA INTERMEDIATE PLAY with Susan Cott
Take your canasta game to a new level of play! Sharpen your stills and learn new strategies and tricks to become a more sophisticated player. Learn how to make a canasta of 7s, successfully signal your partner about 7s and aces, when to play a special hand or NOT pick the pack and more! Prerequisite: Student must have taken Canasta Beginners Series or equivalent.

6 Wednesdays • January 8 to February 12 • 6:30-8:30pm • HGHS, D-4 • $150 *Limit 10


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About the Instructor

SUSAN COTT has been teaching canasta all over the New York tri-state area, and loves when she sees the light bulb go off for her students as they learn the game and start using the various strategies she has taught them. She is a long-term resident of Armonk, where she has lived for 23 years with her husband and three children.

World Languages

National flag of France, Spain and Italy

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SPANISH ADVANCED with Diana Walker
** THIS CLASS IS FOR CURRENT STUDENTS ONLY**
This course is a continuation of the fall 2019 semester and focuses on enhancing the oral, writing and comprehension skills by reading Spanish articles and books. Students also improve their Spanish speaking ability through active class discussion and presentations. Past, conditional and future tenses are covered. Prerequisite: Spanish Advanced.

6 Tuesdays • January 7 to February 11 • 7-8pm • HGHS, L-215 • $120 ($60 for Chappaqua Seniors)


SPANISH ADVANCED BEGINNER with Diana Walker
** THIS CLASS IS FOR CURRENT STUDENTS ONLY**
This course is a continuation of Spanish Advanced Beginner from fall 2019 and intended for students who have already had some experience studying and speaking Spanish and would like to increase fluency. Present and past tenses are covered. Prerequisite: Spanish for True Beginners.

6 Mondays • January 6 to February 24 (no class 1/20 & 2/17) • 7-8pm • HGHS, L-215 • $130


**NEW** ADVANCED ITALIAN CONVERSATION with Francesca Eugeni McAfee
This course is for students who are well-versed in Italian and would like to improve fluency in the language through active conversation with a native speaker. Students are expected to have very strong oral and comprehension skills and be able to hold a conversation in Italian. The lessons are highly dynamic and organized around Italian culture themes and everyday discussion topics.

6 Wednesdays • January 8 to February 12 • 7-9pm • HGHS, L-216 • $150 ($75 for Chappaqua Seniors)


SPANISH INTERMEDIATE with Diana Walker
**THIS CLASS IS FOR CURRENT STUDENTS ONLY**
This course is a continuation of fall 2019 Spanish Intermediate I & II and intended for students who have already had some experience studying and speaking Spanish and would like to increase fluency. Students will give short presentations and conduct dialogues in real situations. Present and past tenses are covered. Prerequisite: Spanish Intermediate.

6 Wednesdays • January 8-February 12 • 5:30-6:30pm • HGHS, L-215 • $120 ($60 for Chappaqua Seniors)


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About the Instructors

FRANCESCA EUGENI MCAFEE was born and raised in Italy. She lived in Rome for over 20 years and studied foreign languages. She has direct experience of what it takes to become multilingual, and recently created a website for the teaching of conversational Italian. Francesca is certified in Italian by The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). For additional information, please visit www.ItalianMyWay.com

DIANA WALKER is a native Spanish speaker from Argentina. This accomplished, creative and energetic teacher challenges students by creating unique instructional programs tailored to specific needs. Diana has taught at Rippowam Cisqua and Hackley, and continues to tutor students and teach classes in Westchester.

Chappaqua Continuing Education
Horace Greeley High School
70 Roaring Brook Road
914-238-7201 x2318
chappedu@ccsd.ws