Midtown: Community

School Notes: Jan. 25

Open houses

• The Franciscan School (K-eighth grade) and the St. Francis of Assisi Preschool (ages 2-5) will host open houses from 12:45 to 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, at 10000 Saint Francis Drive, Raleigh. For details, go to

StFrancisRaleigh.org

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• Saint Raphael Catholic School and Preschool will kick off Catholic Schools Week after the 9:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Jan. 25, at 5815 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. For details, email

MMorgan@SaintRaphael.org

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• Trinity Academy will host an open house at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 10224 Baileywick Road, Raleigh. For details, contact admissions director Colette Dziadul at 919-786-0114 ext. 270.



• Thales Academy Raleigh will host a tour for prospective students and families from 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the K-5 school at 8151 Town Drive, Raleigh. For details, go to

ThalesAcademy.org

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Isaiah Austin to visit local school

Former basketball player Isaiah Austin has been named St. Raphael Catholic School’s 2015 Captain of the Catholic Schools Week, an annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. Austin will visit the Raleigh school at 2:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, to address the student body during a kick-off assembly. For details, go to SaintRaphaelSchool.org.

Scholarships available

Wake Electric will accept applications for 2015 college scholarships through March 16. The Fred M. Alford Memorial Scholarship is worth $2,000, and 16 Touchstone Energy Scholarships are worth up to $1,250. To learn about the qualifications for the scholarships, and to register, go to WEMC.com/Scholarships.aspx.

Lifelong learning

The Wake County Public School System offers Lifelong Learning classes at local high schools. For details, go to WCPSS.net/adult-edu.

Leesville High School

• Basic Conversational Spanish I: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 28 to March 18; $125.



• ACT Prep: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Feb. 9-25; $180.



• Spanish for Educators 1A: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 4 to March 11; $115.



Millbrook High School

• You Can Have a Spring Garden: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26; $40.



• Basic Conversational Spanish I: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 27 to March 17; $125.



• Digital Photos and Your Computer: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 5 to 19; $85.



• Facets of Facebook: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23; $40.



• Fundamentals of Windows 8.1: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26; $50.



• Mortgage Career Basics: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 3 and 5; $125.



• Simple Web Page Design: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 2-16; $85.



• Spanish for Educators 1AB: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 19 to May 7; $170.



Sanderson High School

• Certified Nursing Assistant Level I: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Feb. 2 to May 18; $675.



• Spanish Short Stories 2: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 17 to May 5; $125.



• Taekwondo/Self-Defense: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 3 to April 28; $175.



• Weeknight Global: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26; $55.



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