September: Schultüte Contest

Winner: William Houck from E. C. Glass High School in Lynchburg

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October Contest: T-shirt Design

Winner TBA!

November: Berlin Wall Contest

Winner: Zoe Nylund from E. C. Glass High School in Lynchburg

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December: Gingerbread House Contest

Make your own gingerbread house and send pictures!  

Contest Dates: December 1st - December 31st 

Submit all entries to Frau Yerkes and the VOGS Officers:
E-mail - vogsofficers@gmail.com

Mail - VOGS (Attn: Eva Yerkes)
Harmony Middle School
38174 W. Colonial Highway
Hamilton, VA 20158

January: German in Pop Culture

How often to you watch TV and see something related to Germany or a German speaking country?  Just the other day the final question on Jeopardy dealt with Liechtenstein!  How cool is that?! 

Have your students find examples of German in pop culture throughout this month.  Examples can be found in books, on TV, in songs, movies, etc.  Keep a list of all the examples and send them to VOGS at the end of the month.  The group that finds the most examples wins!

Contest Dates: January 3rd - January 31st 

Submit all entries to Frau Yerkes and the VOGS Officers: 
E-mail - vogsofficers@gmail.com

Mail - VOGS (Attn: Eva Yerkes)
Harmony Middle School
38174 W. Colonial Highway
Hamilton, VA 20158

Pop Culture Contest Entries (from last year)

Click on the links to view other entries!

Entry 1

Entry 2

Entry 3

 

February: Valentine's Card/Poem

Create your own love poem or Valentine's Day card in Germa!

Contest Dates: February 1st - February 28th

Submit all entries to Frau Yerkes and the VOGS Officers: 
E-mail - vogsofficers@gmail.com

Mail - VOGS (Attn: Eva Yerkes)
Harmony Middle School
38174 W. Colonial Highway
Hamilton, VA 20158

March: Märchen and/or Karneval Theme

German fairy tales are known throughout the world.  Create your own German fairy tale or draw a picture representing a famous one!  

Create a Karneval mask!

There will be a winner in each category! 

Contest Dates: March 1st - March 31st

Submit all entries to Frau Yerkes and the VOGS Officers: 
E-mail - vogsofficers@gmail.com

Mail - VOGS (Attn: Eva Yerkes)
Harmony Middle School
38174 W. Colonial Highway
Hamilton, VA 20158

April: Easter Egg

Decorate eggs for Easter and send us pictures!  The best one will win a prize!

Contest Dates: April 1st - April 30th

Submit all entries to Frau Yerkes and the VOGS Officers: 
E-mail - vogsofficers@gmail.com

Mail - VOGS (Attn: Eva Yerkes)
Harmony Middle School
38174 W. Colonial Highway
Hamilton, VA 20158

May: VOGS Design Contest

Design the next VOGS membership certificate!  The design selected will not only receive a prize, but will also be featured during the 2018-2019 school year!

Designs may be hand drawn or a photograph!  See an example from this year:

VOGS Membership Certificate

Contest Dates: May 1st - May 31st

Submit all entries to Frau Yerkes and the VOGS Officers: 
E-mail - vogsofficers@gmail.com

Mail - VOGS (Attn: Eva Yerkes)
Harmony Middle School
38174 W. Colonial Highway
Hamilton, VA 20158