German ClubSponsor: Dr. ShepherdAnnual membership dues: $6.00MEMBERSHIP: The German Club is open to any student currently enrolled in any German class, or any student who has taken at least one full year of German at Freedom High School in the past. Annual dues are $6.00, and are payable to the club sponsor, Dr. Shepherd, by German Unity Day (October 3).ADVENT CALENDAR SALES: Our annual Advent Calendar sales will take place in November. Each German Club member is expected to sell at least five (5) calendars. More details about the calendar sale will be announced in late October. The top three salespersons will receive valuable prizes for their achievements.ST. NIKOLAUS FEST: In December we hope to participate in the Loudoun County St. Nicholas Fest. Details will be announced later.VOGS: The FHS German Club is a member of the Virginia Organization of German Students (VOGS), a statewide association of high school German Clubs. The main annual VOGS events are the convention and the annual trip to Busch Gardens on October 29. There are also monthly competitions that will be announced in the German classroom.VOGS CONVENTION: This year's VOGS convention will be held at Maggie Walker Governor's School in Richmond March 31-April 1, 2017. We will need one or two parent drivers and chaperons for this event. More information will be forthcoming in early 2017.BUSCH GARDENS TRIP: The Busch Gardens trip, a Saturday field trip, will take place on Saturday, October 29. We will travel in a coach bus to Williamsburg. Students must be members of the German Club in good standing to attend. Space on the bus is limited. Interested club members should see Herr Shepherd in room L212 for information and permission forms.
Last Modified on September 14, 2016