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 …

End of School Year Celebration

To our German School Community: Saturday, May 11, 2019 is the day when we celebrate the end of another successful school year with a picnic at the Deutscher Club Clark.You will find detailed information in the below flyer. Tickets for the picnic will be available as of this coming Saturday in the school lobby. Kind Regards, The School Board  

2019 School Board Election

To Our German School Community, You are invited to attend the annual membership meeting and Board of Officers and Trustees election to be held on January 26th, 2018 at 9:30 AM in the school library. Order of Business: Reading of the minutes from January 2018, annual reports from officers, election of officers and trustees. The slate of officers for 2019 will be announced in the coming weeks. Please consider attending the meeting and learning about the future of our German school. Make your vote count! Best regards, Ilse MaierElection Committee Member

Christmas Program on December 8th 2018

To our German School Community,   You are cordially invited to our annual Christmas Program, to be held this coming Saturday December 8th, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. in the school’s auditorium.   Music Director, Frau Tetzlaff, prepared our students for weeks to perform a medley of songs for parents and friends.   Please come and enjoy your children’s performance and a visit from Santa.   After the conclusion of the program you are invited to enjoy coffee and cake.   Wishing you a Merry Christmas,   The Board of Officers and Trustees of the German Language School, Inc. Ilse Maier Read More …

Seeking German Teachers

The German Language School of Union County, Winfield, New Jersey, is seeking candidates to fill a middle to high school level teaching position. Preferred qualifications include: Native German speaker, bilingual German/English or C1/C2 German language profile Experience as a teacher, teaching assistant, or substitute teacher Willing to work Saturday mornings from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm from September through the end of May Sustained level of comfort applying technology in the classroom If you are interested in joining a striving German community and a team of professional German teachers, are passionate speaking and teaching the German language, and enjoy working Read More …

Loss of Mr. Albrecht Maier, Former DSS President

Dear Parents and Friends,   Albrecht Maier, 86, of Clark, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, September 23, 2018.   Mr. Maier was born in St. Georgen, Germany to Artur and Emma (Trautwein) Maier. He came to the United States in 1962. He lived in Linden, prior to moving to Clark 45 years ago. Mr. Maier was a co-owner of JMK Auto Sales of Springfield for 50 years, retiring in 2015. He was a member of the Deutscher Club of Clark. He was the Past Chairman of the NJ German-American Steuben Parade Committee and Past Chairman of the German-American Heritage Read More …