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Kindergarten (German Vorschule) 5 & 6 Years Old

German Language Classes

Kindergarten is based on the combination of the curricula of American Kindergarten and German Vorschule program and is designed to prepare 5 & 6 year old students for first grade.

Class Curriculum

These classes are designed for students attending American Kindergarten during the day.

Age-appropriate German language skills are necessary to attend classes.

Students will make their own lanterns for the annual Lantern walk in November, and will perform the St. Martin play

Class Description

Kindergarten class prepares the students for 1st grade. Introducing of the alphabet with German vocabulary is part of the class routine in addition to have fun learning and talking. Students will make their own lanterns for the annual Lantern walk in November, and will perform the St. Martin play in front of the whole school. Nikolaus visits the class in December. In February they celebrate Mardi Gras and dance through the school dressed up during a polonaise. They are duly celebrated by the parents and the school administration in the Media Center. At the Schulfest in May the Kindergarten students are part of the student program.

The school has an extensive school library with German-language books, games, audio books, CDs and DVDs for all age groups, which is regularly expanded. The newest addition are “Tonies” to improve listening and comprehension skills of younger students.