Education Notes — Nov. 17, 2017


Conversational German

Gain a better understanding of the written and verbal German language! Two levels are offered: German Basics and Intermediate German. All course materials are provided free of charge. Classes run in eight-week semesters. Advance registration is required as these classes often fill up fast. Contact ACS for class availability at 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000.

Theater Instructor Needed


SKIESUnlimited is looking for a theater instructor to teach children and youth about the wonderful world of Theater! We are looking for motivated professionals who have prior experience teaching theater to youth and can develop fun, engaging theater classes as an after school program.. For more information, contact SKIESUnlimited at 486-5412 or 06371-86-5412, or email jennifer.s.berchtold.naf@mail.mil.

German Language Instructor Needed

SKIESUnlimited is looking for a German language instructor to teach children ages 4 to 14 years old. Curriculum should include teaching German language and culture through stories, songs, puppets, games, and arts and crafts. Instructor should have prior experience teaching German to children and youth. For more information, contact SKIESUnlimited at 486-5412 or 06371-86-5412, or email jennifer.s.berchtold.naf@mail.mil.

Preschool Thanksgiving Storytime
at Rheinland-Pfalz Library

On Nov. 22, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.,
Rheinland-Pfalz Library is hosting a special holiday storytime to celebrate the season of Thanksgiving. This entertaining event will include stories and songs of thanks, along with a fun activity, for young children, ages 3 to 5, and their parents. No sign-up required. For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library at Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

Engineering Classes

Children will be introduced to the fundamentals of engineering. Students will have an opportunity to build electrical engines, working draw-bridges, fully functioning cranes and basic gear boxes. Students will also be introduced to engineering concepts using pneumatic principles and equipment. All of this is done using the registered brand of Fischertechnik materials. Worksheets will be handed out so that children can expand their understanding of learned concepts outside of the classroom. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.

KMC Teen Shuttle

Child and Youth Services offer a KMC Teen Shuttle service. Pick-up/drop-off points are located throughout Vogelweh, Vogelweh Housing, Ramstein, and Landstuhl. ID card, shuttle card and permissions slips are required to ride the shuttle. Apply for your Shuttle Card at Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.

Music Together and Caterpillar Music Classes

SkiesUnlimited is now offering a fun way to introduce your little one to music through specially created programs called Caterpillar Music classes and Music Together classes! Caterpillar Music classes for young children ages 2 to 3 offer a unique introduction to music with exciting themes, colorful instruments and amazing puppets. Music Together is a rich music and movement program for children age 4 to 6 that develops not only music skills, but also skills essential for a well-rounded education. Music develops the child’s mind, body and spirit simultaneously. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barrracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.

Clubs Available at Landstuhl School Age Center

Did you know that The Landstuhl School Age Center has several clubs open to students in grades one through five. Weekly clubs include theater, fitness, art, Lego robotics and film. Registration with CYSS is required. Enrollment fees are based on total family income. Contact the Landstuhl School Age Center for more information at 486-7281 or 06371-86-7281.

Homework Assistance for Teens

USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Youth Pro-grams provide a homework lab, tutoring and one-on-one homework assistance during Power Hour at the Youth Center, 3 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Homework contracts are available to clarify direction of help needed and to get the student, Academic Program Manager and parents on the same page for daily or weekly goals and expectations. This is a great resource for youth that need additional help or just a quiet place to focus on their academics. If you are interested, please contact Landstuhl Youth Center, 486-8658, 06371-86-8658 or Sembach Youth Center, 545-1316 or 0611-143-545-1316.

Lapsit Storytime

Join the Rheinland-Pfalz Library for Lapsit Storytime! This infant story time is held at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Thursday from September through May. The event includes sensory crafts, songs, finger-plays and stories. Light refreshments are available for the parents. Because of limited space, sign-up is required. A waitlist is also available, in which parents are notified the Saturday prior if a space has become available. For more information or to register, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or
06371-86-7322.

Preschool Storytime at
Rheinland-Pfalz Library

Rheinland-Pfalz Library hosts a story time for preschool-aged children at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday from September through July. This entertaining event includes stories, music and crafts for young children ages 3 to 5 years old and their parents. No sign-up required. For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.