Adult Education Fall/Winter 2021-2022

Welcome to FCS Adult Education! Please read updates as a few items that have changed for COVID 19 

Classes are subject to be canceled anytime due to school closure. No refunds will be processed if classes are canceled after the first session.

Pre-registration is required at this time to ensure our participation does not go over the limit for certain activities. Classes will be capped at a first-come, first-serve this year. Emailing the instructor does not hold a class spot, you must use the online form below.

Register Here for all classes! ->   Adult Education Registration Link

Please pay the registration fee by the first day of class to the instructor. Payment can be dropped off in advance or mailed to the address listed below. Please make checks to FCS

Florence-Carlton School
℅ Alli Bristow
5602 Old US Hwy 93
Florence, MT 59833

 Any questions please feel free to contact Alli Bristow at 273-0587ex 3300 or  bristowa@florence.k12.mt.us

Thank you!

Class: Financial Literacy Courses

Class size: Minimum of 1 Maximum 25

Cost: Free!

Even though this class is free, please pre-register using the link above so we can get an accurate count for each class

Room: Ms. Golding's room 201 (by the main entrance)

March 30th, April 6th, and April 13th from 6:00 PM-7:OOPM

Instructor: Misty Kirschenheiter

Class description: This is a 3 class collection of Financial Literacy courses presented by branch managers of Clearwater Credit Union as volunteers. This is general information regarding Banking Basics, Understanding Credit, and the Lending Process. Although these are presented by the Clearwater volunteers, class participants do not need to have an account with them nor are the topics specific to the Clearwater Credit Union. The classes can be taken as a three-part series or individually.

Banking Basics (March 30th)

Get an overview of banking - including checking and savings accounts, why they are important, how to open and protect your accounts, and how to use banking in your everyday life. 

Understanding Credit  (April 6th)

Learn about the history of credit, what factors make up your credit score, and gain a better understanding of how to build or repair, maintain, and protect your credit. 

Understanding the Lending Process (April 13th)

Understand what a loan is, the different loan types, the 4 Cs of lending (Credit, Capacity, Collateral, and Character), where and how to apply for a loan, plus additional loan factors. 


Class: Horse Packing

Class size limit- 12 Edit*** CLASS IS FULL as on 1/6/22

Cost: Only $20 for the whole session (That's 10 classes!) (some materials included)

Tuesdays 7:00 PM-9 PM Starting January 11, 2022

Location: Room 215

Instructor: Scott Simmons

Class Description: This class will have units row splicing, knots and storing ropes, different saddles and their uses, preparing loads with pannards, manatees and boxes, various pack hitches, packing game, basic backcountry horse care, (hobbling, hilining and first aid). The informative class will be completed in the Spring with a fun day trip to practice learned skills. Sign up fast, you won't want to miss out on this opportunity!

Class: Ballroom Dancing

Class size limit- 30 (15 pairs)

Cost: Free

Dates: Upcoming classes posted soon!

Location: Gold Gym (Old Gym)

Instructor: Brian Rayburn

Class Description: This is an introductory class to ballroom dancing with Country two-step, and Waltz instruction as well. Everyone is welcome, but you must bring a dance partner. Class is limited to 15 couples, and signups are first-come-first-serve through online registration only. Wear non-marking shoes and prepare to have a blast!

Class: Book Discussion Group

Instructor: Kimberlee Lawrence

Class minimum - 3

Class Maximum -10

As of 1/7/22 There are 4 spots left!

Date: Starts on Thursday, January 13th, and continues with one class each month: February 10th, March 10th, April 14th, May 12th, and June 9th

Time: 7 PM-8:30 PM Once a month on Thursdays

Cost: Free!

Location: FCS High School Library

Class description: Informal book reading and discussing books provided by the MCPL, monthly on the 2nd Thursday. The class will meet for 1.5 hours to allow good conversation and exchange of views.


Class: Barre with yoga, pilates, and meditation

This class is full as on 1/7/22

Instructor: Amy Smith

Minimum 3

Maximum 15

Cost - $10 for the whole 7-week session! Amazing deal!

Mondays from 5:15 PM-6:15 PM

Dates: Mondays January 17th-March 7th

Classroom - High School Library

Class Description: This one-hour class combines ballet conditioning, Pilates, yoga, and meditation to strengthen your core, lengthen your muscles, center your mind, and lift your spirits! 

This barre class incorporates the beneficial practices of yoga - playful arm balances, back strengthening, and back bending to counter deep core work and keep the body in balance, meditation, and a philosophy centered in mindfulness, gratitude, compassion, and interconnection. 

Class: Oula Dance Fitness

As of 2/15/21, there are just 2 more spots!

Instructor: Alli Bristow

Maximum 30

Cost $10 for the whole session (That's 8 classes!)

Location: Gold Gym. Entrance 2 on the corner of Long/Old Hwy 93

Dates: Mondays at 6 PM-7 PM

February 21st for 8 weeks (no class Spring Break March 14). The last day of class is April 18th.

Class Description: Oula merges high-intensity cardio with easy-to-follow choreography, mindfulness practices, and a culture of inclusivity — all to an energetic pop soundtrack. Every Oula class empowers participants to challenge their bodies and process their emotions through music, movement, and, most importantly, a community connection. Wear non-marking shoes and bring your water bottle!