For Kayla. The Onslow County School District will pay for her college courses, and they used to have a book exchange program. It may or may not be renewed, as past students apparently have been remiss in returning the text books. We won’t know the district’s decision until Tuesday.
Psych 150 – General Psychology – Psychology MyLab Edition (Hardcover), by Saundra E. Ciccarelli (Author), Glenn E. Meyer (Author) – $124 new, $92 used, $118 new @ Amazon, $56.95 used @ Amazon.
Art 111 – Art Appreciation – Living with Art 8th edition, by Mark Getlein, – $112 new, $83.95 used, $98.77 new @ Amazon, $78 used @ Amazon.
She’s kind of limited by what the district will pay for, and by prerequisites, so she picked classes that A) had seats open in time slots when she isn’t in school, and B) would probably be required across a wide variety of majors, as she’s become less decided on her field of study these last few weeks.
(How we spent yesterday together below the fold.)
We spent the day yesterday getting her registered at the college, getting her student ID, getting my wife’s car stickered for parking (mine was already done on both counts), then getting her schedule straightened out at the high school. They had yanked her out of a science class and another class for some reason known only to them, and had replaced them with “Bigger, Stronger, Faster”, a ‘class’ for athletes (weight training, essentially), and “Animal Science”, which is AgTech, and in which she has no interest. We got the Animal Science class replaced by AP Chem, and dropped the weight lifting class for early release in the second semester so she can take earlier college classes. We’re both hoping we can schedule one or two classes together next semester.
Then we went back to the college, had lunch together in the cafeteria/cafe, and checked out the Learning Resource Center (read: library). It was a lovely day spent with my daughter and fellow college student. It’s cool and weird and scary and exciting, all at the same time.
From whence came the art:
That image is cropped from the rotating banner at Coastal Carolina Community College‘s website.