All Classes in June will be Online!
Early Bird Discount will end May 25, 2020!
We would love to see you and your families in June!
Due to Covid-19, our school location (church) will be closed at least until June 30th, 2020.
Adults Language Classes:
We will offer a variety of online language classes in June. Please check our website for the Early Bird Rate next week.
1h Online Children’s Camp in June: Monday – Friday
We are in the process of aligning a hands on and fun online summer camp program. Registered families will receive the material prior to class. More info and a video will be on our website next week.
Children’s Weekly Online Music Classes in June:
Ages 7 and younger:
Tuesday Afternoons: Music Classes with Birgit!
Ages 8 – 12:
Wednesday Afternoons: Music Exploration with Lennart!
Ages 13 – 15:
Wednesday Afternoons: Music Exploration with Lennart!
✨”Es ist schön, immer wieder was zu lernen.” ✨~ Schauspieler von Herr Paschulke (Löwenzahn)
Our students are in for a treat next week, when online classes are starting. Not only will they get to see their favorite German teachers & classmates online via video conferencing, they will also feel like coming back home to a routine that makes Colorado’s Shelter-In-Place a little easier.
Ja, it’s good to get the brain moving. 😀 All the German teachers are working hard to learn all the tricks of zoom, our video conference software of choice. Yesterday we had a morning zoom meeting with all of the German teachers and everyone shared something new that they had learned about using the Software and online teaching tools. .
Anna O. shared different white board solutions, some were browser based and also that it’s fun to just use an ‘old-fashioned’ white board that can be held up to make class more interactive.
Marion shared how she tried out different rooms in her house, some with carpet and some without, direct light and indirect light. I think she did found the perfect spot which will make it easier for her students to hear her pronunciation and to see how she moves her lips.
We talked about google doc’s and google classroom, learned new ways on how to scan & share documents with our students(so hopefully nobody’s email will get too clogged up with big files), fun zoom backgrounds, checked out some online interactive games like Kahoot, how to play music and soundbites and so much more… 😄
Summer Camp Cancellation / Refund Policies
At this time, no summer camps are cancelled. If this decision changes, we will notify you immediately.
Cancellations after May 1st will be issued a 50% tuition refund. No refunds will be issued for cancellations within 7 days of each camp.
If our summer camp programs are cancelled due to COVID-19, we will issue full refunds.
Our School will be closed for Spring Break from March 23 – March 29, 2020! Stay healthy!
|Dear Friends of the Boulder School for German Language and Culture,|
|Things are changing by the minute and there are a lot of unknowns. We have to remain patient, calm and try to follow the recommendations to slow down the spread of the virus.|
What an opportunity as a world to come together and to put “we” before “I” and to take care of and protect our elderly and sick population!
CU, CSU, BVSD, Atonement Lutheran Church and other public officials/institutions announced that the buildings will be closed until at least the end of spring break (03/30).
Teaching classes at our school facility will not be possible at this time.
Boulder School for German Language will be closed from March 13 – March 30, 2020.
At this point, we are planning to make up the missed lessons of next week in the week of May 11 or May 18.
While we wait for more clarification for the time after spring break, I would like to encourage you to take care of yourself, your family and the people around you who might need help.
Thank you so much for your understanding and I will keep you posted on further decisions.
Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions.
What is the Corona Virus? Logo News for Children explains:
There are a lot of other 1 minute videos on the ZDF page that are a great resource for our German learners.
We are committed to the health and safety of everyone who attends our classes and events. We closely monitor the coronavirus situation and are in contact with our local and state partners. With cases now appearing in Colorado we will respond with all due caution to any potential health threat in our community. As with severe weather events, our school will follow the Boulder Valley School for closures.
Currently there have been no scheduling changes to our classes and events. We will update you per email if any changes occur and please check on our website for cancellations.
In general and with this specific health concern, we encourage those who feel unwell or who may be at increased risk to please stay home.
Again, all classes and events are currently happening as scheduled. If we receive the recommendation to cancel, we will prioritize the health of our students and staff by implementing and communicating appropriate changes that ensure a safe environment.
For any questions or concerns please email us.
Due to the winter storm warning for this pm, our school will cancel all afternoon and evening classes for today, February 3, 2020. Drive carefully & be safe!
Registration for Winter/ Spring Semester started. The Winter/Spring Semester will start Jan.13 and end May 8th, 2020
Save $20 per class (Immersion Hours and Oral Exam prep course excepted)! Be sure to register before Midnight on December 31st to receive Early Bird pricing. Prices will go up at 12:01am on January 1st.