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February 18th, 2010
Hays CISD community education includes fitness workshop

021510biggestloserOne of the winners from the NBC show “The Biggest Loser.”


Spring session for the Hays CISD Community Education begins next Monday, but the kick-off for the health and fitness courses will be an all-day fitness event, “Burn and Learn, ” this Satuday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The workshop will feature workouts, motivational instruction and a question-answer session with a panel of former contestants from the NBC reality show “The Biggest Loser.” The workshop will be at Hays High School. Tickets are $59 for adults and $19 for teens. Registration and the  Kick-off Rally is in Bales Gym, located on the north, back side of campus. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.

The spring session has a variety of other courses to chose from, as well, including a few free courses presented by teachers and other community members. The session includes classes in creative arts, health and fitness, parenting, personal finance and more.  The session brings more than 40 courses, including some taught in Spanish, to the interested public.

Hays CISD Director of Development and Community Partnerships Angie Mendez said, “We have greatly expanded our offerings from last fall. We are committed to partnering with local businesses and individuals in the community to provide a range of quality and affordable educational opportunities.”

The spring catalog is available at, or can be found at the Hays CISD Central Administration Office, the Kyle and Buda chambers of commerce, the Kyle and Buda community libraries, and the front offices of each of the district’s 18 campuses. The catalog presents new age levels for some classes, as well.

Said Mendez, “For the first time, we are offering courses for teens and children, in addition to those for adults.”

Registration can be done online at, by mail or in person. Payment online will be done by credit card. Checks can be used through the mail or in person.

For further information about Hays CISD’s Community Education Program, contact Mendez at

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