Friday, July 31, 2015

What is this class fee for anyways?

What are class fees?  All sorts of classes at PV have class fees attached to them. They range anywhere from $10 - $100 depending on the class.  Below are some frequently asked questions about class fees for our fashion class.

Q: Do I have to pay my class fees?
A: The short version is, yes, you do.

Q: What do my class fees pay for?
A: In our Fashion class, your fees pay for fabric, thread, zippers, buttons, interfacing, irons, classroom supplies as well as maintenance on the sewing machines.  Believe it or not, it gets expensive to keep our sewing machines running nicely for us!

Q: When do I have to pay my class fees?
A: It is extremely helpful if you can pay your fashion class fees at walk-thru.  The more fees I have paid ahead of time the quicker I can order our supplies which means we can get into the lab faster and start sewing!  If you cannot pay them at walk-thru, the fees for our class are due by Friday, August 28th.

Q: What happens if I don't pay my fees by Friday 8/28?
A: In our Fashion class that means that all of your projects for the semester will have to be out of our donated fabric not the new, cute fabrics.  I do have to get our orders in early in order for us to have enough supplies to sew with, if you have not paid your fees by August 28th, unfortunately you will miss out on the new, fun fabrics.

Q: What happens if I don't pay any of my class fees?
A: The bookstore will add that amount to your account.  The amounts from all of your classes with fees will be added and will stay on your account until they are paid.  You will want to pay these as soon as possible as you can not participate in the graduation ceremony until all of your class fees are paid.  Don't wait! You don't want to be 3 days away from graduating and owe the school over $1,000!

If you need help with paying your fees or would like to set up a payment plan, we can do that!  Please email me or stop in at the bookstore!

Happy Sewing!
Mrs. Leighty

Fun fact about me... I have a desert tortoise for a pet! Yep! There she is, her name is Lucy and she like to eat everything!

Monday, July 27, 2015

New Classroom format

We've changed up a couple of things in the fashion classroom!  One of our main changes is that we will actually have a regular classroom AND a sewing lab!  All of our classes will start and end in room 30 in the Star Tech building.  Any sewing or "lab days" we will head on over to room 20A in the Star Tech building.

For those of you that have been by the fashion room and peeked in last year, you'll notice that the room has had a complete overhaul!  No, we didn't get new paint at least not this year :(, but we have rearranged the tables and sewing machines!  Hopefully this will help make the classroom flow easier!  And, we've even go some great looking bulletin boards! I can't wait for you all to see it!