Adult HS Diploma

FALL 2017

To find out what you need to complete your high school diploma, call the adult education office (775-8457) and make an appointment for a personal evaluation of your credit status. Credits are granted for previous high school work, military service, and work experience. Graduates who need to review or study new areas for personal or professional growth may also take courses.

HOW: Register by calling for an appointment at 775-8457 after, August 7, 2017.

WHERE: Tuck Learning Campus, 30 Linden Street, Exeter, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.

WHEN: Courses meet once a week, 15 weeks, 6:00-9:00 p.m., unless otherwise indicated.

Classes begin Thursday, September 7, 2017 unless otherwise noted.

COST: $130 per course, if enrolled as an adult diploma student (scholarships available).
$230 per course, all other students.

There will be no refunds to students who drop out. We accept cash, checks, money orders, MasterCard, VISA and Discover.

BIOLOGY - Liz Morse - BEGINS September 11, 2017
Emphasis on human biology, including cell structure/function, plant/animal kingdoms and genetics. Additional $20 lab fee.

ENGLISH   - Anne Meyers - BEGINS September 11, 2017
Students in this course will learn and practice writing and reading strategies that will allow them to explore, learn, think, and communicate.

ESSENTIAL MATH  - Gail McDonnell - BEGINS September 11, 2017
Develop confidence with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents; includes introduction to integers.

DEVELOPING COLLEGE READING SKILLS/ENGLISH 097 - Dan Provost - BEGINS August 30, 2017, 6:15pm-9:00 pm.
Students will develop proficiency in the fundamental communication skill of reading. The skills emphasized include recalling detail, identifying main ideas, drawing inferences, thinking critically, increasing reading speed, and expanding vocabulary.  Class meets at Great Bay Community College, Portsmouth campus. 


ALGEBRA I* BEGINS BEGINS September 7, 2017
Equations, positive & negative  numbers, factoring, scientific notation, problem-solving.
*(Placement test required. Call the office to schedule.)

AMERICAN SOCIETY & GOVERNMENT - Jim Kelly -  BEGINS September 7, 2017
Explore issues and events shaping American history including interconnections of the past, present and future of government and individuals.

CHEMISTRY - Peter Seekamp  - BEGINS BEGINS September 7, 2017
For students continuing science in college. Topics include:  scientific measurement, composition of matter, mole concept, stoichiometry, gases, solutions, acid/bases, and titration. Lab hours included. Prerequisite: recent Algebra I or concurrent enrollment. Additional $20 lab fee.

MEDIA & SOCIETY - Andrea Ange - BEGINS September 7, 2017
Social media today has a lasting impact on how people in this country view the world and how the world views the U.S. The term “fake news” has disrupted peoples’ trust in news sources. How do you know what to believe? In class you will examine real stories from different outlets and “fake news” stories. Your ability to make informed decisions is important.

Adult High School Diploma Student Handbook & Contract


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Develop and strengthen reading comprehension skills through reading and discussion of both fiction and nonfiction. Improve writing through persuasive and explanatory writing activities and exercises in English mechanics.


Contact Information

30 Linden Street
Exeter, NH 03833
Phone: (603) 775-8457
Fax: (603) 775-8430

Director of Adult Education: Leslie Haslam
Enrichment Coordinator:
Tammy Gluck