End of Year Program and Schulfest

To our German School Community, Please be reminded, on Saturday, May 12th, 2018, students, parents, and guests will meet – regular school time – at the Deutscher Club Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, Clark, NJ (Parkway exit 135) for our End of School Year Celebration. Winfield School will be closed. All students will have to report to their teachers by 9:15 a.m. at their assigned tables. The official program will start at 9:30 a.m., followed by the students’ presentation of songs and dances, arranged by music teacher Frau Tetzlaff. A DJ will further entertain us. After an early lunch – 11:30 a.m. – the Schulfest will begin. Our students are Read More …

Avant STAMP Test Now Offered

Dear School Community, The German School will be offering the Avant STAMP test starting in 2018.  Avant STAMP (STAndards-based Measurement of Proficiency) 4S determines language proficiency in 4 domains (Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking) for grades 7-16. Avant STAMP 4S is web-based and computer-adaptive, with real-world questions on topics selected to be level-appropriate based on research into topics taught at each level. With completion of the STAMP and by reaching a certain number of points, students will be able to apply for the Seal of Biliteracy within their school district. You can learn more about the Avant STAMP testing and the Seal Read More …

German Heritage Council of NJ 2018 Scholarship

To Our School Community, In 2018 the German Heritage Council of NJ will again offer several scholarships in amounts ranging from $500 to $1000. Once again we are also awarding a special scholarship to an exceptionally qualified candidate in the amount of $1000 or greater in memory of former chairman Ted Hierl. This is to honor his more than 20 years of outstanding leadership in the German Heritage Council of NJ. Please refer to the following document for detailed information: German Heritage Council of New Jersey – 2018 Scholarship We encourage all of our college bound students to apply. Best Read More …

2018 Board of Officers and Trustees 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 27th, 2018 at 9:30 AM in the school library. Order of Business: Reading of the minutes from January 2017, annual reports from officers, election of officers and trustees. Slate of Officers for 2018: President – Barbara Oberding Vice President – Annemarie Monschein Recording Secretary – Birgit Maier Registrar – Ursula Gyarmati Public Relations -Bianca Bubenik Financial Secretary – Christine Clark Chair of Trustees – Marjorie Crawford Please consider attending the meeting and learning about the future of our German school. Make Read More …

Annual Christmas Program

Dear Parents and Friends,   We would like to invite you to our annual Christmas celebration, which will be taking place in the school gym on Saturday, December 9th at 10:30 AM.   Our classes have worked hard to create a festive show to get you in the holiday spirit. Each grade level will present traditional German Christmas carols. Light refreshments will be served, and the children can look forward to a surprise visit from St. Nicholas!   We look forward to welcoming you and your families. Let’s come together as our community kicks off the holiday season!   Best Read More …

2017 Holiday Fundraiser

Dear German School Community, On Saturday, November 18th, the German School will hold its annual holiday fundraising event. Where: School Auditorium When: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM Specialties offered are: Advent Calendars, Ritter and Milka Chocolates, Mozart Kugeln, Marzipan, Asbach Chocolates, Chocolate Santas, Domino Steine, Stollen, Spaetzle, German coffee and more. Form of payment: Cash Only We would like to invite new vendors to participate. Should you have seasonal items to sell, we provide a table for only $10.00. We ask you to please support this annual fundraising effort. Ilse Maier Deutsche Sprachschule, Inc.

German For Adults

Planning a trip to Germany? Would you like to brush up on your language skills? Have you always wanted to learn the language? Need to learn German for professional reasons? Join our exciting and interactive adult classes, available in beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels to suit your proficiency. Please find more information on our offerings below: Adult Classes Please contact our registrar, Ursula Gyarmati, at (732) 533 – 9323 for details. We look forward to welcoming you to class!

Online Registration Is Now Open

Dear Parents, Now that another school year has drawn to a close, we would like to thank all members of our community for the academic success we have enjoyed over the past year. As we look forward to a restful summer, I would like to advise that registration for the 2017 – 2018 school year will open on June 1st, 2017. Last year marked the first year that our school offered online registration and payment via PayPal. We are continuing with the same system with a few notable changes. For one, all fees including membership and volunteer fees are included Read More …

Closing Ceremony 2017

Dear Parents and Friends, This coming Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 10:30 AM, we will be celebrating the completion of yet another successful school year. Please join us to honor our students at the closing ceremony to be held in the auditorium of the Winfield School. The doors for parents and guests will open at 10:15 AM. Our music teacher, Mrs.Tetzlaff, put together a medley of songs, which the students have been practicing for weeks and will enjoy sharing with you. I wish everybody a wonderful summer. Best regards, Ilse Maier German Language School, Inc.

Schulfest 2017

Dear Parents, I would like to remind you that on Saturday, April 29, the annual Schulfest will take place. Our students are looking forward to this event and will be playing various outdoor games with their classmates and teachers. Our Vice President, Annemarie Monschein, informed me that more volunteers are needed to help at the game stations. It would be a good way to – if needed – complete your volunteer time. If you are interested, please get in touch with Frau Monschein by e-mail: galathea@aol.com The Schulfest starts at 10:30 a.m. Pizza will be served at the black-top area by Read More …