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DidYouKnowDid You Know...
Did you know that the spring 2019 Great Colleges to Work For Survey results are now posted online? Head here and click on the Great Colleges to Work For banner to check them out!  

Chris Bragg
Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness
cbragg@csi.edu | 208.732.6775

Check Out Great Articles on a Variety of Topics - CIE Good Reads 

Good Reads

The goal of GOOD READS is to provide an outlet to facilitate questioning, reflection and sharing. Topics can be anything from classroom instruction tips, community college experiences, teaching philosophy, technology tools, brain science, best practices, academic integrity...anything that we as a campus believe is relevant to the educational experiences at the College of Southern Idaho.

Current Articles on found on CIE Good Reads:
  • Learning Assistants Make Connections
  • The First Five Minutes
  • Teaching Online Will Make You a Better Teacher in Any Setting
  • Community Engaged Learning
  • Three Active Learning Strategies You Can Do in 10 Minutes or Less
Check out Good reads on the Center for Instructional Excellence website.
Do you know how to access the CIE website? CSI Connect/Faculty/then select Center for Instructional Excellence from the drop down

Dawn Wendland
Center for Instructional Excellence
dwendland@csi.edu | 208.732.6520

Looking to Brighten Up Your Smile? 

Click here to watch a video on how to use Opalescence Go Prefilled Whitening Trays.

Judy Winkle
Dental Clinic Manager
dentalclinic@csi.edu | 208.732.6751

HeavyEquipmentPotatoSaleHeavy Equipment Ag Technology Fundraiser

Marlana Rife
Student Services Specialist II
mrife@csi.edu | 208.732.6300

FoodDriveCSI Nutrition Club is Holding a Food Drive for Gilbert's Pantry

Rene Rambur
Health Workforce Program Manager
rrambur@csi.edu  | 208.732.6742

EmployeePhotoUpdate Your Employee Photo

Here's the tentative schedule for you to update your employee picture sometime this fall: 
  • 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 16 - outdoors
Specific outdoor locations will be emailed the morning of each shoot based on sun and background opportunities. More may be scheduled later, depending on weather and fall colors.

Doug Maughan
dmaughan@csi.edu | 208.732.6262

CPRAED1STAIDCPR/AED & First Aid Training RESCHEDULED to October 18
Friday, October 18, 2019 

Morning (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) 
CPR & AED Training & Certification

Afternoon (1:30 - 4 p.m.) 
1st Aid Training & Certification

Register online for either or both morning and afternoon. Please let me know if you are registered but CAN NOT make this training.

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269

PinkOther Upcoming CSI Wellness Events

Twin Falls is Tough Enough to Wear Pink!
Breast Cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women. One in Eight women will be stricken with breast Cancer. It is also the most curable. The secret to breast cancer survival is early detection. The Twin Falls TETWP Committee is committed to bringing awareness to the Magic Valley about the importance of breast screening mammography and raising funds to provide free mammograms to women who would otherwise go without a mammogram!

Flu Vaccinations for Benefited Employees & Spouses

Wednesday, October 23, 2:30 - 4:30 in TAB Conference Rm 210
Thursday, October 24, 2:30 - 4:30 in TAB Conference Rm 210
Drop ins welcome. No appointment necessary. FREE to benefited employees.

WEAR ORANGE for Unite Against Bullying Day on 10/23

More than 1 out of every 5 students report being bullied. National Bullying Prevention Month is a nationwide campaign founded in 2006 by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center. The campaign is held during the month of October and unites communities around the world to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention. This campaign has grown from an initial week-long event in 2006, to a worldwide effort with thousands of individuals participating in multiple activities throughout October. 

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269

GreatPumpkinEmployees Participate Free at the CSI Great Pumpkin 5K
CSI Employees & Families:
Lindsey Anderson and the Cross Country Team are hosting our annual Great Pumpkin 5k Walk/Run again.  The Cross Country Team and Employee Wellbeing Program invite and ENCOURAGE you and your family and friends to JOIN THE FUN ! Please register and join the CSI TEAM online at:  https://register.chronotrack.com/r/53842  
The Wellbeing Program will discount employees so you can participate FREE! 

Employee Discount Code (Free): CSIemployee 
Buddy Discount Code ($10): CSIbuddy
Additional friends and family rates are listed on the flyer above. We always have a great turn-out for CSI. 
Please come and walk or run with us!

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269

PastriesPresidentsThe College of Southern Idaho AAWCC Chapter Presents: Pastries with the Presidents

For more info, contact Alejandra Hernandez , President at  mhernandez@csi.edu  or Kimberlee LaPray , President-Elect at  klapray@csi.edu.

CSI Chapter of AAWCC 
American Association for Women in Community Colleges

BookClubCSI October Book Club Meeting Has Been Moved

Ebony Yarger
Administrative Assistant II
eyarger@csi.edu | 208.732.6250

MeatRaffleAnnual CSI Welding Organization Fundraiser

Marlana Rife
Student Services Specialist II
mrife@csi.edu | 208.732.6300

MiniandProfessionalGrantsFall 2019 Mini and Professional Grant Applications are Now Open
The CSI Foundation is pleased to announce the fall round for Mini Grants and for Professional Development Grants. Up to $3,000 is available for each of these grants and projects are to be completed within a year of the award. The due date for these grants is midnight Wednesday November 6, 2019  and proposals are to be submitted using the CSI Common Grant Application Form.
  • Mini Grants
    • To stimulate creative ideas and activities and their subsequent implementation that result in improved student learning and/or success. 
    • Please note that applications involving changes to physical structures or land in any way will not be considered without written approval from Spencer Cutler.
    • Additional information is available at: http://www.csi.edu/institutionalEffectiveness/grants/miniGrants.asp
  • Professional Development Grants
    • To support travel to attend national conferences for the purpose of institutional improvement.
    • Please note prior professional development awards from the CSI Foundation will be considered only after new applicants are evaluated and awarded.
    • Please note attendance to the same conference that was awarded a professional development grant for a subsequent year will not be qualified to apply for another professional development grant.
    • Additional information available at: http://www.csi.edu/institutionalEffectiveness/grants/professional-development.asp
Application Process:  Send a digital copy of the completed application to tharmon@csi.edu by midnight Wednesday November 6, 2019. Please note that your application must signed by your supervisor and Dean/AVP/VP for consideration.
If you have further questions, please give us a call at X6249

Kristen Adamson
CSI Foundation Administrative Assistant
kadamson@csi.edu  | 208.732.6395

WellBalancedNewsletterOctober Well Balanced Newsletter is Here
I TOTALLY LOVE an article in our October Well Balanced newsletter by WELCOA. Meghma Majmudar talks about moving from super powers to super strength. The part that spoke truth to me was about looking at your personal and professional goals/life through the new lens of knowing your own value and not believing the lie that you are less than. "It takes presence, accountability, and clarity to act with the strength that comes from knowing your val ue," she says. We are already good enough -- we just need to see and feel that, and put it into practice.
Meghna suggests trying this experiment the next time you're on the way to work. "Think about your superpowers and who inspires you. What would you do or say differently if you were operating from your super strengths and knowing your value? You could save the world."
Find this great article in the October Well Balanced newsletter in your workplace now.

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269
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HealthMattersHealth Matters: Need a Vacation? Take a Health Trip!
Pack your bags!

Health Matters Health Trip will take you on a journey through Idaho to five little-known (fictional) towns that are famous for excelling in well-being.

How to Travel
1. Register online.
2. Keep track of physical activity you complete. One minute of brisk physical activity (walking, running, biking, hiking, swimming, dancing, etc.) earns you one Frequent Mover Mile (FMM).
3. Move from town to town by accumulating FMM. Earn 1,381 FMM between now and November 30 to complete your Health Trip and be eligible for prizes!

This is going to be the trip of a lifetime! REGISTER NOW

Review the Travel Guide or contact Health Matters with questions.

Health Matters State Employee Wellness 
Idaho Division of Human Resources 

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269

DropInClassesOutdoor and Indoor Recreation 

The CSI Rec. Center has a bunch of fall drop-in fitness classes. Try Mat Pilates, POUND, PiYo, Bootcamp, Spinning, Flow Yoga, Strong, Step 'N HIIT, Happy Hour, Refit, and more! 

John Twiss
Student Recreation Center Director
jtwiss@csi.edu | 208.732.6470

Mountain Bike Mondays
Every Monday at 5:30 p.m. 

Join us mountain biking each week at Auger Falls or Indian Springs! Great for beginners to advanced riders! We'll provide instruction, transportation, gear, or just people to ride with! Email jtwiss@csi.edu by 12 p.m. on Monday to reserve gear. Space is limited.  CSI Students taking 7+ credits are FREE, CSI Faculty/Staff and Community members are $5 (or FREE if you bring your own bike).   

To see more upcoming Outdoor Recreation trips  click here. Or check out the  CSI Outdoor Recreation Facebook page. 

Christa Gessaman
Outdoor Recreation Center Coordinator
cgessaman@csi.edu | 208.732.6697

HappinessWeekJoin CSI Counseling Services for Happiness Week

CSI Counseling Services
Taylor Building

BrownBagBrown Bag Sessions - Making Learning Successful for Students

Mondays from 12 - 12:30 p.m. for all employees and students, in the Taylor Building Fireside Room.  The Monday group will continue with its theme of exploring CSI employee career stories.

Fridays at 8 a.m. for all employees and students upstairs in the Taylor Building Cafeteria. The  Friday morning group is an "open forum" breakfast group.

Fridays at 12:15 p.m. for all employees, in HSHS Room 139. The  Friday afternoon group will discus various pedagogy strategies. Currently we are looking at the meta analysis work of Dr. John Hattie, and the strategy of "collective efficacy".

**Join us for any or all of the above Brown Bag discussions for a time to explore ways to make learning successful for our students. Even if you have never been to one of these, we would love for you to come and visit and see what we are all about. Call or email me if you have questions.

Evin Fox
Education Professor
efox@csi.edu | 208.732.6872
HerrettThis Week at the Herrett Center for Arts and Science
Herrett Center for Arts and Science        
College of Southern Idaho
Museum, Planetarium, Observatory
Year round hours.
*Closed Sundays, Mondays, and federal holidays.
9:30 am to 9:00 pm
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
9:30 am to 9:00 pm
1:00 pm to 9:00 pm
*Live Sky Tour
**Weather Permitting

For "Now Showing" at the Faulkner Planetarium  click here
For special events at the Herrett Center  click here
For astronomy events in the Centennial Observatory  click here.

The CSI Planetarium is now offering shows in Spanish!  The presenter for this show is fluent in Spanish and the Center is also working on securing the Spanish soundtracks for four more shows and possibly an additional two after that.
  • "Somos Estrellas" (con un tour en vivo del cielo)
    • Saturdays: 4:30 pm
Rick Greenawald
Manager, Faulkner Planetarium
rgreenawald@csi.edu | 208.732.6659

CommEd2019Community Education Classes 

Dates: October 10
Days: Thursday
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Fee: $25 + $10 paid to instructor
Location: Desert 114
Instructor: Bridgett Slater -  Lê Brigê Catering

Dates: October 12
Days: Saturday
Time: 1 - 5 p.m.
Fee: $ 67 + $15 paid to the instructor
Location: Shields 114
Instructor: Cindy Bezas

Dates: October 15 - December 2
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
Fee: $70
Location: Shields 114
Instructor: Shane Brown and Jim Irons

Dates: October 15 - December 3
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 6:15 - 7:15 p.m.
Fee: $80
Location: Gym 304
Instructor: Keesha Olander

Dates: October 15, 16, and 17
Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Fee: $40 _ $10 supply fee paid to instructor
Location: Shields 102
Instructor: Diane Gause

Click here for more information or to register for any of the above camps or classes. 

Camille Barigar 
Director of Community Enrichment
cbarigar@csi.edu | 208.732.6288
AthleticsCSI Athletic Events This Week - GO EAGLES

CSI Team Date Time Opponent Location
Women's Basketball 10/10 7 p.m. College of Idaho Caldwell, ID
Softball 10/12 9 a.m. CV Vengeance Twin Falls, ID
Softball 10/12 10:30 a.m. Utah Eclipse Twin Falls, ID
Cross Country (Men & Women) 10/12 TBA Inland Empire Championships Lewiston, ID
Volleyball 10/12 1 p.m. Salt Lake Community College Twin Falls, ID
Softball 10/12 4:30 p.m. Southern Thunder Twin Falls, ID
Baseball 10/12
TBA Prairie Baseball Academy Lethbridge, Canada
Volleyball 10/15 6 p.m. Treasure Valley CC Twin Falls, D

For more information about CSI Athletics visit athletics.csi.edu

Karen Baumert
Sports Information Director
kbaumert@csi.edu | 208.732.6493

UglyKernelUgly Kernel Farm Run Replaces CSI Corn Maze This Year
Chance Munns
Associate Professor, Horticulture
cmunns@csi.edu | 208.732.6431

UnsettlingUnsettling the Bear River Massacre: Rewriting Its History and Implications
Featuring Darren Parry, Chairman of the Northwestern Tribe Shoshone and Dr. Crete Brown

October 12, 2019 at 7 p.m.
CSI Fine Arts Theater
Free Admission

The single largest massacre of Native persons in U. S. History occurred near Preston, Idaho in 1863.
On a sub-zero winter morning, around 400 Northwestern Band Shoshone men, women and children were slaughtered while camped in their winter home. Their village was burned to the ground, the bodies were left unburied and nothing was written about it for 100 years. The "Indian problem" had been "settled."  Crete Brown, PhD, who researched the massacre, and Darren Parry, Chairman of the Northern Band Shoshone, will present compelling information on the massacre, its implications for non-Native people and, the progress the Tribe has made in reclaiming the massacre site, building a Memorial and rewriting this chapter in U.S. history. There will be a power point presentation of Dr. Brown's research on the massacre and its impact on its non-Native participants. She and Chairman Parry will discuss their work in relation to this significant event in Idaho history. There will be time for questions and discussion.

Darren Parry is the Chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation. Darren serves on the Board of Directors for the American West Heritage Center, in Wellsville, Utah, the Utah State Museum board and serves on the Advisory Board of the Huntsman Cancer Institute. In 2017, he received the Esto Perpetua Award, given to the person who preserves and promotes history in the State of Idaho. His passions in life are his family including his Tribal family.

Dr. Brown is of mixed European and Native American descent. Her work represents an integration of transformative learning methods with Indigenous Worldviews as taught by her teacher, Ben Pease of the Crow Nation. She is a long -term social and environmental justice advocate and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice. Her internationally published book, "Unsettling the Bear River Massacre" will be available for purchase.

Camille Barigar
Director of Community Enrichment
cbarigar@csi.edu   | 208.732.6288

InterclubFall 2019 Interclub Meeting Schedule 
Interclub Council is the managerial and governing body for student clubs and organizations at CSI. Interclub consists of representatives from all student clubs and organizations on campus. Interclub exists to recognize clubs and organizations, distribute funding to clubs, work as a liaison between a club or organization and Senate, provide a forum to discuss issues, share accomplishments, advertise and solicit assistance with events, and improve communication among clubs and organizations. 

Interclub meetings will be held at Noon in Shields 117 on the following dates:
  • October 16
  • October 30
  • November 6
  • November 20
  • December 4
For more information about Interclub, please contact Interclub President, Naile Ramirez, at nramirez@csi.edu or Vice President, Skylar Bollar, at sdbollar@csi.edu.
Jasmine Lopez
Student Activities Coordinator
jlopez@csi.edu | 208.732.6229

TransferFairThe CSI Transfer Fair Will Be Held in Twin and Burley 

Kristin Becker
Bilingual Student Advisor
kbecker@csi.edu  | 208.732.6268

EagleExplorationCSI Eagle Exploration Days Are Coming Up

The College of Southern Idaho invites all high school students to explore their future as a CSI Eagle during Eagle Exploration Days on October 17, November 14, or March 19. It's never too early to find out if CSI is the right fit for you. These free, one-day campus visits, which are held from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., include a guided tour of campus and housing plus information sessions on activities and opportunities, such as honors, outdoor recreation, career tools, and more. Students will also attend two sessions in the major area of their choice and have access to CSI representatives who will explain how to apply for admission, the financial aid process, and answer any questions students might have. Lunch will be provided for all participants.

Students who wish to experience the beautiful campus and get a preview of what it's like to be a student should RSVP at csi.edu/admissions/exploreday. On the day of the event students will check in at the CSI Fine Arts Lobby. For more information about CSI's Eagle Exploration Days, contact the CSI Admissions Office at admissions@csi.edu or 208-732-6221.

Gail Schull
Director of Admissions
gschull@csi.edu  | 208.732.6232

TraumaticBrainCollege of Southern Idaho Traumatic Brain Injury Group

Scott Lindquist
Student Disabilities Services Coordinator
slindquist@csi.edu  | 208.732.6268

PianoCelebrationPiano Celebration Presents: Dr. Karali Hunter
Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 
Fine Arts Auditorium
7:30 pm
Idaho native Dr. Karali Hunter is an award-winning pianist and pedagogue based in Phoenix, AZ.
Hunter's reputation as a dynamic, sensitive, and passionate performer has led to solo and chamber
performances across the country and internationally.
Dr. Hunter made her Carnegie Hall debut performance in 2011 after winning first prize in the American Protégé Piano and Strings Competition. She most recently performed Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with the Symphony of the Southwest (2018) and West Valley Symphony (2019).
An active performer, Dr. Hunter is a Founding Artist of the chamber group, Salonnières, performing regularly throughout Arizona and the western United States.
Dr. Hunter holds degrees from BYU, Indiana University: Jacob's School of Music, and a Doctorate Degree from Arizona State University under the direction of Baruch Meir. She teaches gifted young pianists at her studio in Gilbert, AZ, where she lives with her husband and two young boys.

Sue Miller
Professor of Music
smiller@csi.edu  | 208.732.6769

NSNACSI NSNA Halloween Fun Run 5K

Briar Garduno

AOTArts on Tour Presents "Arcis Saxophone Quartet"

Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 Tickets are on sale for the third performance of the Arts on Tour season, Arcis Saxophone Quartet, which will take place in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium on Tuesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. The program, entitled American Dreams, will feature music by Steve Reich, Dvořák, and Barber's Adagio for Strings, as well as a West Side Story Suite and a Porgy and Bess Suite. Tickets are $18 for adults and $10 for students high school & under and are available at tickets.csi.edu, at the CSI Box Office, or by calling 732-6288.

Munich's Arcis Saxophone Quartet (Claus Hierluksch, soprano saxophone; Ricarda Fuss, alto saxophone Edoardo Zotti, tenor saxophone; and Jure Knez, baritone saxophone) possesses a charismatic and authentic stage presence that sets audiences aflame with their spark-throwing enthusiasm and burning passion for this rare form of chamber music. In their highly professional, exact interpretations, they explore the relationship between individual expressivity and artistic collaboration, captivating listeners with their joy for playing and emotional depth. The resulting effect is far-reaching both sonically and musically, with the saxophone's entire spectrum of colour coming brilliantly to light. After their international debut in the Great Hall of Tchaikovsky Conservatory Moscow and a concert in London's Wigmore Hall, an invitation to play in Berlin Philharmonie in 2017 marked a new milestone in their career.

Follow-up performances of the Arts on Tour season include National Dance Company of Siberia (November 6), Carlene Carter (March 7), We Shall Overcome (March 11), and Yamato - The Drummers of Japan (April 15).

Camille Barigar
Director of Community Enrichment
cbarigar@csi.edu | 208.732.6288

IDOLIdaho Department of Labor and the CSI Gooding and Jerome Centers are Partnering to Provide Services
Click here to view a PDF of the flyer above.

Cesar Perez
Gooding and Jerome Center Director
cperez@csi.edu | 208.732.6465

CraftsCrafts in the Country Annual Craft Show

Ruth Simmons
TFCSO Transcription/Criminal Records
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MagicValleySymphonyMagic Valley Symphony Concert October 13


October 13, 2019 
4 p.m. 
CSI Fine Arts Auditorium

Featuring Poulenc, Piano Concerto for Two Pianos featuring the Brava Piano Duo - Sue Miller and Allison Bangerter, new works by Dr. George Halsell and Scott Farkas, and the first movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5. 
Tickets are $10/adults, $8/seniors, or $6/students and are available at Kurt's Pharmacy, Sav-Mor Drug, Dunkley Music, Desert Book, and the CSI Fine Arts Center.

Paula Sinclair
Magic Valley Symphony

BoB Bites of Brilliance (BoB) Would Like You to Share Your Story
Do you have a story? Would you like to earn $200?
Everyone has a story to share -- something that you can offer to teach, entertain, or inspire the rest of us. We'd like to hear yours! You may be funny; you may be serious; you may be profound. We would like to hear what you have to say -- and we bet that others will, too.
The Twin Falls Rotary Clubs are presenting Bites of Brilliance! On November 6, 2019, we will gather our stories at the Stone House for an evening of appetizers, drinks, and talks.
What we need at the start are a couple of things: a brief completed application and a video recording of your proposed talk. These talks will be reviewed by our committee, and then several of the applicants will be invited to share their talks at Bites of Brilliance on November 6, at the Stone House. Each of the presenters will be given $200. If preferred, we will donate that amount on your behalf to the charity of your choice.
For the final event we will have a sound system, a projector, and an audience. The use of slides, images, or props is permitted (and encouraged).
We ask that talks be limited to 15 minutes or less. We will allow time after each talk for questions, and have scheduled time for mingling and informal interaction with the attendees as well. Your choice of topic is entirely up to you. We would love to hear about unique skills, talents, tales, viewpoints, and life experiences.
You do not need sophisticated video equipment in order to submit an application. After recording the talk on a camera or cellphone, you may:
  • Post it to YouTube, Facebook or other online source, and send us the link.
  • Send us a CD or flash drive containing the talk.
If you need help recording your talk, please contact us at the number below and we will lend a hand.
The deadline for applying is October 15, 2019. We will notify all of the presenters selected for Bites of Brilliance by October 22.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Chris Scholes                                                  

WomensGivingCSI Foundation Women's Giving Event
The CSI Foundation is pleased to announce we are hosting a very exciting event to introduce the Hope Giving Circle (see invitation below for explanation) at our introductory event at 6 p.m. on  Friday, October 18, at Stonehouse in old town Twin Falls. We are providing dinner free of charge as well as bringing in Molly Barker to speak at the event. We are absolutely thrilled to get to invite all of you, however, seating is limited and will only be available to the first 150 guests that RSVP. Save your seat today by responding to kadamson@csi.edu or X6395.

Kristen Adamson
CSI Foundation Administrative Assistant
kadamson@csi.edu | 208.732.6395                                                                                             

DateNightDate Night Fundraiser for CSI's Early Childhood Program
The CSI Early Childhood Program is sponsoring a "Date Night." This is a time for parents to leave their children in a fun and active environment as they take some time for themselves. All proceeds go to support the Early Childhood Education Program.

Children will be supervised by ECE Preschool Lab Teachers who are trained in CPR/First Aid.
Pizza, ice cream, and activities will be provided.
Get your reservation and payment in early! We have space for 40 children.

Date:  Friday, October 18, 2019
Time: 5 - 9 p.m.
Location: Preschool Lab - 246 Falls Avenue
Price: $20 per child for the four hours
RSVP: Melissa Shabi ( mshabi@csi.edu ) or by phone (732-6884)
Who: Children 3-10
Payment must be made in advance to fully reserve your child's spot.

Payment must be sent to:

Melissa Shabi
College of Southern Idaho
Preschool Lab
246 Falls Ave
Twin Falls, ID 83303

Melissa Shabi
Toddler Lab Facilitator
mshabi@csi.edu | 208.732.6884

HumanTraffickingHuman Trafficking is Happening in Idaho Ending it Starts Here
If you are interested in joining the College of Southern Idaho team for the Walk for Freedom on October 19, 2019 at the CSI Expo Center here is what you need to do:
  • Register at A21.ORG/WALK
  • Find the Twin Falls Walk and Register
    • Adults 18+
    • Children 13-17 (Participants under 13 do not need to register. They can walk with a registered adult the day of the walk)
  • Create an Account
  • Join the CSI Team and help raise $1000 as a group. Our Team Name is "College of Southern Idaho"
  • Invite your friends and family to join too!
  • See you at the Walk!
Angela Batchelor
Assistant Professor, Art
abatchelor@csi.edu | 208.732.6754

CCRCollege and Career Readiness Offers English Class in Buhl

These free classes are open to the community and will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays through mid-March 2020. 

Ana Corujo
Adult Basic Education Program

BusinessAfterHoursJoin Us for Business After Hours at the Bearded Axe

Brandy Lowe
Administrative Assistant, Region IV Development
blowe@csi.edu | 208.732.5727 X3001

RotaryHalloweenRotary Halloween Fundraising Maze

Twin Falls Rotary After Hours is hosting a Halloween Haunted Maze from 5:30 - 8 p.m. on October 31, at Canyon Crest to help raise funds and school supplies for children in need in our local school district. The mazes will be kid friendly with some being a little more "scary" than others to appeal to children ages 2-10 years of age. Treats including cookies provided by Canyon Crest will be given at the end of the maze for a fun safe warmer alternative to trick or treating outdoors. Admission: $3/person OR one item/person from the list below.

Twin Falls Rotary After Hours goal this year is to raise awareness of the challenges our school teachers and district face and contribute what we can to alleviate the stress faced by teachers and the students families.

Schools in Twin Falls provide items and services to children that are less fortunate than others. Common items include hygiene items such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, hair brushes, deodorant, etc. As well as detergent for the schools that have washing machines/dryers to allow students to wash their few items of clothing as they do not have these luxuries at home. Additionally some schools are now limited to one educational field trip a year as these funds can no longer be provided by the students families due to financial hardship and legal reasons.

These are items that are above and beyond standard school supplies which ALSO are in great need. Twin Falls Rotary After Hours will be doing various fund raisers throughout the year to help accumulate these types of products so teachers are not spending their own funds.

This years biggest need items are:
  • shampoo
  • tooth paste
  • tooth brushes
  • women's deodorant
  • disinfectant wipes
  • kleenex
  • hand sanitizer
  • childrens' socks
  • 2 inch 3 ring binders
General Items needed:
  • Crayons
  • Markers (any brand)
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Glue (Stick, bottle)
  • Colored Pencils
  • Erasers (large, pencil top)
  • Clothes Pins
  • Scissors, class set
  • Highlighters
  • Lined Paper
  • Tissues
  • Sanitizing Wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Bags (quart, gallon, sandwich)
  • Pocket Folders
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Composition books
  • Binders half inch - 2 inches
  • Sharpies
  • Tape (scotch, masking, duct)
  • Balloons
  • Playground Toys (balls, jump ropes, kids really want more foot balls and volley balls, even tennis balls would be good, any sports equipment would be amazing)
  • P.E. equipment, bats, rackets, nets
  • Headphones
  • Candy
  • Art supplies (paintbrush, paint, colored paper, etc.)
  • Thumb tacks
  • Individualized snacks
  • Modeling clay
  • Dish soap
  • Laundry soap
  • Small storage containers
  • Thin long storage containers (fits under things)
  • Disposable cups, plates, utensils
  • Poster sized sticky paper
  • Rolling carts
  • Plastic milk crates
  • Reusable water bottles (not all schools air conditioned)
  • Mechanical Pencil Sharpeners
  • Paper bags
For more information about this event visit: http://rotaryafterhours.com/halloween-maze/

Seth Bronson
Twin Falls Rotary
  s.k.bronson@gmail.com | 208.914-5404

OokySpookyThe Ooky Spooky Light Show is Coming Back to the Faulkner Planetarium

Like the inevitable return of Pumpkin Spice everything come fall, The Ooky Spooky Light Show is about to rise from the grave at the Faulkner Planetarium. It is time to turn October in Rocktober with a Halloween twist. The family friendly show serves up music of the season choreographed to fun visuals beginning Tuesday, October 1.
Audiences can indulge themselves in songs that include: This is Halloween, I Put a Spell On You, Somebody's Watching Me, Night on Bald Mountain, Ghostbusters, Superstition, Bad Moon Rising, Spirit in the Sky, Monster Mash, and Thriller. While your ears feast on these tunes, your eyes will dine on the choreographed visuals filling the planetarium's 50-foot dome. Wrapped in sound and light you will catch the spirit of the season in no time.
The Ooky Spooky Light Show  will run at the following times through October 12: 
  • Tuesdays at 8 p.m.
  • Fridays at 7 and 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays at 2:30 and 8 p.m. 

The show schedule expands starting Tuesday, October 15, and will run at the following times through October 29: 

  • Tuesdays at 8 p.m. 
  • Fridays at 7, 8, and 9 p.m.
  • Saturdays at 2:30, 4:30, 8, and 9 p.m. 

Admission prices to planetarium shows are $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $4 for students (including CSI students with a valid student ID), and children two and under are free. For more information, including a show trailer, visit the Herrett Center's web page at http://herrett.csi.edu.

Rick Greenawald
Faulkner Planetarium Manager
rgreenwald@csi.edu  | 208.732.6659

WreathsAcrossAmericaSponsor a Wreath to Honor a Local Veteran

Sponsor a wreath to honor a Veteran at Filer Cemetery or West End Cemetery. Wreaths Across America Day is December 14, 2019. Dedication at both cemeteries will be at 10 a.m.

For those who would like print out an order form rather than filling one out online,  click here Checks can be written and sent with the order form to:

CSI Office on Aging
ATTN: Susan Harris
PO BOX 1238
Twin Falls, ID 83303-1238

For more information call 208-420-4678 or email SusanHarris@csi.edu. Thank you for your support!

Coleen Florke
Database Developer 
cflorke@csi.edu | 208.732.6364

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