2017 Children’s Film Festival

Seattle Children's Film Festival Seattle

Check out the upcoming Children's Film Festival Seattle ! Several German children’s films included!

WENDY, Saturday, January 27, at 3 pm, with German filmmaker Dagmar Seume in attendance! For ages 9+, this film is about the bond that forms between a beautiful wild horse and an injured young rider who needs to find the courage to get back in the saddle. Watch the trailer here.

THE LEGEND OF TIMM THALER (OR THE BOY WHO SOLD HIS LUAGHTER), Friday, Feb. 2, at 7 pm. For ages 7+, co-presented with SAGA! This film is a fantastical, Willy-Wonka-esque tale of a brave boy with a delightful chuckle, who the trap of a diabolical guy who wants nothing more than to laugh. .

NOT WITHOUT US, Saturday, Feb. 3 at 5 pm. This documentary, for ages 10+, is an inspiring around-the-world trip to meet 16 different children, in 14 countries, who must overcome many challenges as they work to fulfill their dreams for life.

We hope to see you and lots of Seattle German speaking families at Children's Film Festival Seattle for these films and more!

https://www.childrensfilmfestivalseattle.org


2017 EGLS Fasching

Fasching

Dress up and celebrate with us on 2/10/18!

Join us for our annual Fasching (Karneval, Mardi Grass) celebration at EGLS on Saturday, 2/10. Kids and parents should come in costume and be ready for games, dancing and Krapfen (donut, Berliner, Pfannkuchen). Classes start as usual at 9:30am and the festivities will start at 10:30am. Helau! Alaaf!
Can't get enough of Fasching? Check out the SAGA Fasching in the afternoon:

SAGA Kinderfasching: On February 10, 2018, SAGA will host its annual Kinderfasching. It's time to celebrate Fasching!! (German Mardi Gras/Karneval). This is a fun community event - all are invited. We will sing, dance, eat "Krapfen" (donuts) and play games. The Bubbleman will also make an appearance. Come in costume!! Admission: $6 per person with reservation, $8 at the door, incl. entertainment, crafts, donut, and drinks. Children ages 0-23 month are free. Time: 2pm - 5pm. RSVP here.


EGLS Library

Please check out our library and check out some material for your family! You can self-check-out and check-in any of our materials while a student at EGLS (look for the white binder). The library is open during school hours on Saturday. If you have any German children's books, DVDs or CDs to donate, please do! We are always looking for new material, particularly children's board books and DVDs. We also need volunteers to wheel the book carts into the hallway before and after classes - a task that only takes a few minutes. Ideally, you would commit for a month. Contact Thea for questions or volunteering.

Oktober 2017 Newsletter

Event

Date

Time

Location

Last Day to register AND save the registration fee

7/31/2017

Online / Mail

1st Day of School

9/16/2017

9:30am

FUMC, Bellevue

DSDII Testing

10/28 (Tue)

4pm

FUMC, Bellevue

Oktoberfest

10/21/2017

TBD

TBD

Adventsfest (Holiday celebration)

12/9/2017

School hours

FUMC, Bellevue

Fasching

2/10/2018

School hours

FUMC, Bellevue

DSDI Testing

3/18/2017

TBD

FUMC, Bellevue

No school (make up day in case of snow)

3/31/2018

General Meeting

4/21/2018

After School hours

FUMC, Bellevue

Last Day of School/Abschiedsfest

5/19/2018

School hours

FUMC, Bellevue

Registration for the 2017/2018 School Year

Register by July 31st and save the registration fee (if you pay tuition in full)!

Remember to register for the 2017/2018 school year. You can view all registration information and download the registration forms from our registration web page at http://cms.egls.us/index.php/admission/admission-registration-forms. You can pay via mailed check or online with Paypal at http://cms.egls.us/index.php/admission/admission-paypal-payments. Register and pay in full on or before 7/31/17 to save the registration fee!!


Part-time German speaking Nanny wanted

Interested or know someone interested to nanny and/or babysit for a family in Eastlake? The Schindlauer family is looking for a German speaking nanny for their two children with part-time help with the baby plus occasional babysitting for both children weeknights and weekends. For details, email Roman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


See you in September!
The EGLS Board

2017 EGLS Weihnachtsfeier

EGLS Weihnachtsfeier 2017

Please join us for our Holiday Celebration next Saturday, 12/9/17, from 10am to 12pm in the upstairs auditorium. The students will perform a variety of performances, followed by craft activities and a potluck.
Please bring a dish to share (breakfast items, baked goods, fruit or anything else you would like to share). We will provide beverages.
Note: Students should arrive for class at 9:30AM so teachers can do the final preparation for the performances.
Also: Calling all bakers to bring undecorated cookies so the children can decorate them during the event. Please bring 24 or more sugar cookies – made from scratch, ready-made dough or store bought. Please help! We need around 240 cookies to let every child decorate a couple of them. Bonus: If you work for a company that matches volunteer hours, you can get cookie baking volunteer time matched!

EGLS 2017 Maifest

Unbelievable, but the school year 2016/2017 is almost over.

Come celebrate with us on

May, 20th 2017 at 10am @ EGLS

Please, bring something for potluck to share.

Students should arrive at 9.30am in their classrooms.

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