Advent Celebration and Christmas Craft Making

Little boy smiling holding crarfted paperstar.

Please join us for our annual Advent Celebration and Christmas Craft Making on Sun., December 8th 2019 from 1-3pm.

About this Event
1 – 2pm  Christmas Crafts making (3-12 year old kids can make small Christmas gifts with their parents.)
Limited Space Available. Please register before Dec. 5th.

2 – 3pm  Christmas play, carol singing and get-together with cookies & beverages (German Gemütlichkeit).

Please sign online and please bring some (Christmas) cookies to share!!

Location
Atonement Lutheran Church, 685 Inca Parkway, Boulder, CO 80303

Let’s celebrate advent with some crafts, a play, caroling and German Gemütlichkeit. 💚

Girl looking at camera holding a candle in each hand
girls singing with decorative wreath on their head

Lantern Parade/St. Martin Celebration

Snowy landscape with children and adults standing in a circle holding Lanterns

Dear Parents and Friends,

Please join us in celebrating St. Martin, a European Cultural Event on November 10, 2019.

Lantern Making
3 – 4:30 pm Lantern Making and Soup (VG) with “German Sausage – Sausages from “CharcūtNuvo”
@ Atonement Lutheran Church, 685 Inca Parkway, Boulder
 
Lantern Walk 
5 – 5:30 pm Lantern Walk, Story, Singing
@ Scott Carpenter Park, 1505 30th St, Boulder, CO 80303
(Scott Carpenter Park parking lot is currently under construction, please allow extra time to get to the event.)
 
Please register online for the Lantern making event, it will include a delicious vegetarian soup with Sausages ($8 for Adults and Children 4+).
The Lantern walk is free, but please still register online so we can plan accordingly.

COAT DRIVE
In honor of “Saint Martin” we would like to hold a “Coat Drive”. Drop off new or gently worn and clean coats, November 4 – 15. There will be a suitcase in front of the classrooms. You can also bring a coat to the Saint Martin “Lantern making” at the Atonement Lutheran Church.

Thank you for being part of the Boulder German School Community!

Registration Open for October Language Classes and Fun Cooking Classes for Adults!

Der Herbst ist immer unsere beste Zeit
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Dear Parents and Friends,

We have had some really warm days in the building and we are excited about transitioning into the cooler time of the year.
It has been fun to see so many returning and new faces at our school in the last couple of weeks. Thank you so much for your interest in the German Language and Culture. 

While students and teachers are getting back into their routines, there have been a lot of additional events going on at school:

  • First Jugendtreff Meeting at the Boulder Reservoir!
  • We had to move our German library to a different location. The library will be closed temporarily.
  • Our school staff and friends supported the school by working for a school fundraiser at the Octoberfest in Boulder – Thank you!
  • We celebrated our children’s and teenagers’ success in completing the IVA assessments (Internationale Vergleichsarbeiten) and the German DSD I (Deutsche Sprachdiplom I) exam!

  • First Jugendtreff Meeting at the Boulder Reservoir!
  • We had to move our German library to a different location. The library will be closed temporarily.
  • Our school staff and friends supported the school by working for a school fundraiser at the Octoberfest in Boulder – Thank you!
  • We celebrated our children’s and teenagers’ success in completing the IVA assessments (Internationale Vergleichsarbeiten)  and the German DSD I (Deutsche Sprachdiplom I) exam!

We are so proud of you – outstanding accomplishments – keep working hard!

Our new fall adult classes will start October 21 and classes are open for registration. 

We offer a wide variety of classes for any level of German. There are beginner classes, intermediate and advanced classes.

NEW this fall: German Cooking Classes for Adults!

Please visit sign up online for the adult classes.

Please join us in the upcoming cultural fall events:

  • Lantern Celebration; November 10, 2019
  • Advent Celebration; December 8, 2019   
  • Story-hour; Monday, October 14th from 5-6pm

Thank you for being part of the Boulder German School Community!

German School Fall Program: Last Registration Week

Dear Members, Families & Friends,

Our summer program has come to an end. We had 10 weeks of successful German language learning with over 100 students in our summer program. 
Fall registration has already started and classes are filing up. Teachers have been meeting and working hard to achieve the most language learning possible for our students.

What classes/events will we offer this fall?
Children/Teens:
Language Classes for Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced Students, IVA Exams and DSD ExamsMusic Classes, Private Lessons
>> NEW: Story Hour (once a month, starting September 9, from  5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, free for school members)

Adults:
Language Classes for all Levels, Conversation Classes, Private Lessons
>> NEW: Board Games

Cultural Events for the Community:
Treffpunkt Lesen: October 23, 2019 
St. Martin Celebration: November 10, 2019
Advent Celebration:  December 11, 2019

Classes will start SEPTEMBER 3rd, so please register asap. This will help us to plan accordingly.

Please let me know, if you have any questions.

Thank you so much for your support. We are looking forward to seeing you in September.

Best Regards & Liebe Grüße,
Birgit Priester (Director)

SPRING 2019 Newsletter & Summer & Fall News

Thank you so much for participating in our classes and supporting our school in the spring, we truly appreciate your support!
Please read our SPRING NEWSLETTER to find out about exciting events and classes of the last couple of months.


What is happening at our school this summer?
ADULT CLASSES:Are you super busy this summer, but still want to keep up your German skills?
Our four week adult summer classes are ideal for busy summer travelers:
Start:  June 10th, 2019
Topics:    Conversation (all levels) Grammar & Phonetics Schnupperklasse (German “taster” class) Study German Food Meet and Great the Germans
Please view the website for more information and registration.


SUMMER CAMPS (ages 5-12) & SING ALONG FOR CHILDREN (ages 0-6):Yesterday was the last day of our first summer camp week! Our restaurant offered vegetable risotto, yeast piggies, sushi and other exciting menu items.7 more weeks of exciting day camps (+extended hours) are being offered this summer and there are still spots available.
Parent’s Comment regarding our first week of camp:

“Our daughter can take a while to warm up to things, but because of the staff’s warm and engaging welcomes, she jumped right in and the week was wonderful! She LOVED going to camp and talked about her new friends that she made there. We are relieved and very happy :)”.

Please check out the summer camp schedule and register here.
There are two more openings for the second sing along session, starting on July 16.If you are interested in singing German songs with your child during the summer, please register here.


SUMMER TIME IS READING TIME: Do you enjoy reading German books? Or, would you like to check out some German books/DVDs for your children? Our library volunteer, Gabriele, would love to welcome you on
June 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm at our library. Please contact Gabriele for more info.


Fall is around the corner! Our fall class schedule will be online soon.
FALL EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS!
Register early, pay the spring registration fee and save some money! 
Prices will go up in July, 2019!


HAPPY SUMMER ☀️!