Opening Plans For the German School

Dear Parents and Students of the German School,  We hope that you are all well and are enjoying your last days of summer! As Labor Day weekend slowly approaches, it is time to gear up for school. Our German school will start September 12th this year, and you have a choice to register your student(s) for either in-person school or virtual learning. The health and safety of all members of our community is very important to us. Therefore, the school board, together with Mr. Veniero and in accordance with the officials of the Winfield school district, have developed an opening Read More …

Welcome To Our New Principal

Dear Parents, Colleagues, and Friends, As this school year draws to a close in the most unusual way, the school board would like to congratulate you on having successfully mastered remote learning! It looked like everyone did really well under the circumstances. The teachers, students, and parents did a phenomenal job adjusting to the challenges of online classes. Before we conduct our last Saturday class for this school year, it is with great pleasure that we would like to introduce you to our new principal, Mr. Salvatore Veniero. Many of you already know Herr Veniero as a beloved teacher of Read More …

End of School Year 2020

To our German School Community, On Saturday, May 9th, 2020, our school year will come to an end. COVID-19 has brought many changes to all of us. For the German School it meant switching on short notice to a remote learning platform.  Principal Frau Koellmann did an outstanding job in training and preparing our teaching staff to work with their students via ZOOM. For these special efforts and hard work the Board of Officers and Trustees would like to thank our principal, our teachers, as well our students and parents for their support. Frau Koellmann has announced that this will be Read More …

German School Coronavirus Update

Dear Members of the Deutsche Sprachschule Family, On behalf of the Trustees and Officers, our thoughts are with you as we confront challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Deutsche Sprachschule, Inc., is adhering to state and federal guidelines and is remaining operational by holding instruction for all classes remotely. I would like to express my deep gratitude to our principal, Frau Koellmann, and our instructional staff for their work to provide uninterrupted instructional service by moving to a remote learning platform abruptly last week. Until Governor Murphy lifts Executive Order 104, all instruction for classes will be delivered remotely. Read More …

In Memoriam – Christiane Friedlander

Dear Deutsche Sprachschule Community, We regret to inform you of the loss of our teacher, Frau Christiane Friedlander, who passed away after a very long illness on the weekend of January 18th, 2020. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to her family and friends. Frau Friedlander was a valued teacher at the German Language School since 1997. She was loved and respected by her colleagues, the student body, and members of the administration. During her time as instructor of our advanced classes, she brought a love of the German language and culture to many students. She was also extensively involved in Read More …

Christmas Program 2019

Dear Students and Families, You are invited to join the German Language School of Union County at our traditional Christmas Program on Saturday, December 14th at 10:30 a.m. This event is open to the public. Santa Claus is expected to drop by with a gift for all children during the program! We look forward to seeing you on Saturday! Happy Holidays, Ilse Maier, School Board

Christkindl Market 2019

Looking forward to the inviting aroma of Christmas cookies, Lebkuchen, and Glühwein? We would like to invite you to visit the Deutsche Sprachschule booth at the annual Weihnachtsmarkt at Deutscher Club Clark on November 24, 2019! The event starts at 11:00 AM and ends at 4:00 PM. Your donations of traditional German Christmas cookies, festively decorated and individually wrapped, ensure the success of this holiday fundraiser. (Please include a list of ingredients.) Cookies can be dropped off during school hours on Saturday, 11/23/2019. Remember to record your donation on the sign-up sheet in the lobby, as well in the school’s Read More …

Play and Learn

The German Language School is offering an introduction to the German language for children ages 1 to 3. Accompanied by a parent or caregiver, the child will be exposed to the German language through music, games, songs, dancing, puppets, story telling, etc. We offer 2 sessions (ten 45 minute classes per session): Session 1: Wednesday December through FebruarySession 2: Wednesday March through May Time: 10:00 AM – 10:45 AMLocation: Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, Clark, NJ For further information please contact us at: schoolboard@thegermanschool.org

Adult Classes 2019 – 2020

The German School of Union County would like to announce the availability of two adult classes for the 2019 – 2020 school year. Please find details of these course offerings below: German I for Adults Thirty 1.5 hour sessions starting Monday, October 7th, 2019, from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at the Zion Lutheran Church, 559 Raritan Road, Clark, NJ. Tuition Fee: $810.00 Membership Fee: $165.00 Instructor: Frau Zirngibl German II for Adults Thirty 1.5 hour sessions starting Wednesday, September 4th, 2019, from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at the Deutscher Club of Clark, Featherbed Lane, Clark, NJ.      Tuition Fee: Read More …

Seeking German Teachers

The Deutsche Sprachschule, Inc., located in Winfield, New Jersey, a non-profit German Language School with a history of teaching the German language for over 85 years, is currently looking to employ a qualified German language teacher to instruct elementary school students. The following qualifications are required: Experience as a teacher, teaching assistant, or substitute teacher Ability to work independently Ability to identify and work effectively toward your students’ language proficiency goals Sustain a high level of comfort using technology Be available Saturday mornings – 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM – for a total of 30 sessions (September to May) Should Read More …