Classes

Starting in September 2017, the following classes will be offered at the Czech School of Seattle. Fall Quarter 2017 will run from September 30 through December 16, 2017, with all classes offered being held on Saturdays, at:

Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 E Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040

Please note that ALL classes for Spring Quarter will run from 10:00 - 11:30am

Not sure which class to choose? Select the class that seems best, and contact the Director of Education to discuss placement. Adjustments can be made as necessary.

Class auditions: Parents/guardians who are interested in enrolling their children in the Czech School of Seattle may arrange to observe the class before they sign up. Class auditions will be held on the last two sessions in each quarter. For the 2016/17 school year, audit dates fall on December 9 and 16, March 3 and 10. Parents/guardians must email the school at skolicka@czechschoolseattle.org so teachers can be ready for additional students.

Česká školka*
(Czech Preschool)

This class aims to develop age-appropriate communication abilities. Class activities include games, songs, poems, and stories about their world. Students will explore the Czech alphabet, numbers, and simple crafts.

* Czech-speaking caregivers may be asked to remain in the classroom or at the facility for the duration of the class.

3-5 years of age

Nejmenší školáci
(Elementary Level)

This class is a transitional class that helps young children adjust to a more traditional school environment. The goal of the class is to get children acquainted with written Czech word, basic classroom management, and start developing the ability to read and work with Czech text. The class will have children of mixed language competence and will seek to establish habits of peer cooperation and peer learning. Class activities will include games, songs, nursery rhymes, vocabulary building exercises, as well as exercises developing fine motor skills.

5-7 years of age

Učíme se číst
(Intermediate Czech)

This class seeks to develop reading competence in students who have age appropriate passive or active knowledge of Czech. The class is best suited for students in grades 1-3, but is open to other school grades.

7+ years

Učíme se psát
(Advanced Czech)

This class aims to develop deeper understanding of Czech language and Czech heritage. The class is best suited for students who speak and read Czech.

8+ years

Fall Quarter 2017
Saturdays October 7 – December 16
No class Nov 25 and Dec 2

Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 E Mercer Way, Mercer Island

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