2020 Adult Education Class Descriptions

8-Week Session from Monday, February 3 - Friday, March 27th

Wood Shop

Students will have access to the shop and tools to work on projects of their choice.   Students are responsible for their own materials and plans.   Instructor will be available to assist students with plans, project construction, and safe operation of tools/equipment.

Instructor: Brad Paskey and Steve Davey

Contact Information: bpaskey@polson.k12.mt.us / (883.6351 ext 221) /

Fee: $30.00

Date: Mondays / Starts February 3

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Location: Polson High School Wood Shop


Everything Apple

Do you have questions about your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac laptop or Mac computer? This could be a class for you. In this series of four classes, we will cover basic operations, iCloud, Photos, iTunes, App Store, etc., etc. anything related to these devices. The classes will be tailored to the attending audience and their needs.

Instructor: Steven Alexander

Contact Information: swasster@mac.com / 406-249-0008

Fee: $10.00

Date: Tuesday-February 4, 11, 18, 25

Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm

Location: Cherry Valley Modular Building


Photoshop/Digital Photography

We will be discussing techniques and applications you can use to shoot and adjust your photos both on mobile and desktop computers, as well as digital cameras.

Will be touching on application such as Photoshop, Light Room and Gimp Photo to name a few. Whether you are on PC, Mac, or mobile there are ways to make your photos better.

Learn from an instructor that has had experience in the advertising business since 1989. Steven has worked on applications such as Photoshop since their introductory versions.

Instructor: Steven Alexander

Contact Information: swasster@mac.com406-249-0008

Fee: $10.00

Date: Thursdays February 6, 13, 20, 27

Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm

Location: Cherry Valley Modular Building


Line Dancing

Line dancing for everyone! No experience necessary.  This class is perfect for beginners to advanced dancers and no partner is needed. Let loose and boogie down to a wide variety of music.  Line dancing is also a great workout – get those steps in and have a blast doing it!  Come join in the fun and learn many motivating line dance routines.

Instructor:  Hazle Heth

Contact Information: bazle@live.com / 406-529-3452

Fee: $20.00

Dates: Wednesdays / February 5-March 25

Time: 6-7pm

Location: P.H.S. Cafeteria


Joy of Knitting

Join us as we spend eight weeks learning the basics of knitting. We will learn the following:

History of knitting in the U.S. How to cast on a project. The basic knit and pearl stitch. How to read patterns. How to increase and decrease stitches. The basic cable stitch.

How to knit on different types of needles (straight, double pointed, circular), and how to finish a project!

We will begin with a scarf. You do not need any prior experience, just a smile and willingness to learn! When you finish your scarf I can help you move onto another project!

We will supply one set of knitting needles and one skein of yarn to get you started!

Instructor: Christine Ayers

Contact Information: cayers@polson.k12.mt.us  / 406-260-1176

Fee: $20

Dates: Mondays/ February 3-March 23

Time: 5:45-7:15pm

Location: Linderman School Room 109


Maps Interpretation and Navigation for the Outdoor Enthusiast

This course will introduce students to the basics of map reading and navigation for outdoor recreation.  The class will provide hands on experience with topological and land status maps, compass orienteering, route finding and coordinate systems. The class will also discuss the use of Geographic Positioning Systems (GPS) and smart phone/tablet applications. The course will benefit anyone that enjoys outdoor pursuits including hiking, hunting and backcountry skiing.

Instructor: Dennis Lichtenberg  

Contact Information:  Dennis59860@gmail.com / 406-212-9247

Fee: $20

Dates: Tuesdays 7-8:30pm 

Times: 7-8:30pm

Location: PHS Room 214


Beginning Spanish

Learn to speak Spanish more fluently and safely. The class will provide the student with a general introduction to the Spanish language: sound system, pronunciation, functional vocabulary related to everyday life, cultural information and basic grammatical structures.

Instructor: Guadalupe Carrillo Robles

Contact Information: gcarrillorobles@polson.k12.mt.us   (406)314-8283

Fee: $20

Days: Tuesday and Thursday

Time: 5- 6:30p.m

Location: Room 213 (Art Room)


Outdoor Dutch Oven Cooking

Dutch Oven Cooking is a unique and fun way to prepare delicious meals and desserts for your family and friends. Come see how easy it is to prepare crowd-pleasing meals around the campfire and at home using your own cast iron cookware, easy to follow recipes, and simple ingredients!

Limited to 10 people.

Instructor: Joyce and Doug Crosby

Contact Information: jcrosby@polson.k12.mt.us

Fee: $30

Days: Wednesdays February 12th, 19th and 26th

Time: 5-8pm

Location: Cherry Valley Computer Lab


Beginning Beading

Description: Beginning 2 needle Applique beading. Participants will receive instruction on beading design and project construction. 

Instructor:  Dana Hewankorn

Instructor: ymdana@gmail.com

Instructor phone: 406-261-3883

Fee:  $20

Class Size Limit: 10

Dates:  Monday's beginning February 3 ending March 23

Time:  6 pm to 8 pm

Location: PHS Room 213 (art room)


Cross-Country Skiing

Beginners to advanced can take advantage of this new class. 

Instructor: Jaci Webb

Email: 406webbs@gmail.com

Fee: TBA  

Dates: Weekends (Saturday or Sunday)

Time: TBA

Location: Polson Golf Course


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