September: Schultüte Contest

Design your own Schultüte and fill it with goodies!  Send either the real thing or a picture to enter the contest!  

Contest Dates: September 1st - 30th

 

Submit all entries to Frau Yerkes and the VOGS Officers:

E-mail - vogsofficers@gmail.com 

Mail: Eva Yerkes

Loudoun County High School

415 Dry Mill Rd SW

Leesburg, VA 20175

October Contest: T-shirt Design

Deutsche Meme!  Create your own German meme.  Viel Spass!

Contest Dates: October 1st - 31st

 

Submit all entries to Frau Yerkes and the VOGS Officers:

E-mail - vogsofficers@gmail.com 

Mail: Eva Yerkes

Loudoun County High School

415 Dry Mill Rd SW

Leesburg, VA 20175

November: Berlin Wall Contest

November 9th is a day that will always be remembered.  There are several options for this contest.  Build a "Berlin Wall" at your school and send pictures!  Create a graffiti design that would belong on the wall!  Complete a project about the fall of the wall!  A winner will be selected from each category.   

Contest Dates: November 9th - November 30th

 

Submit all entries to Frau Yerkes and the VOGS Officers:

E-mail - vogsofficers@gmail.com 

Mail: Eva Yerkes

Loudoun County High School

415 Dry Mill Rd SW

Leesburg, VA 20175

 

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: Eva Yerkes

Loudoun County High School

415 Dry Mill Rd SW

Leesburg, VA 20175

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 1st - January 31st 

 

Submit all entries to Frau Yerkes and the VOGS Officers:

E-mail - vogsofficers@gmail.com 

Mail: Eva Yerkes

Loudoun County High School

415 Dry Mill Rd SW

Leesburg, VA 20175

Pop Culture Contest Entries (Last Year)

Click on the links to view other entries!

Entry 1

Entry 2

Entry 3

 

February: Valentine's Card/Poem

February: Valentine's Card/Poem

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

Contest Dates: February 1st - February 29th

 

Submit all entries to Frau Yerkes and the VOGS Officers:

E-mail - vogsofficers@gmail.com 

Mail: Eva Yerkes

Loudoun County High School

415 Dry Mill Rd SW

Leesburg, VA 20175

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!  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: Eva Yerkes

Loudoun County High School

415 Dry Mill Rd SW

Leesburg, VA 20175

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: Eva Yerkes

Loudoun County High School

415 Dry Mill Rd SW

Leesburg, VA 20175