Results tagged with 'Germany'
Published May 8, 2015
No matter how far away you go for vacation, it's hard not to keep track of the similarities and differences of the cultures that you encounter along the way. Here are a few notes Jason McDowell kept during his visit to the motherland.
Published May 4, 2015
The DSSV (German Language and School Society of Wisconsin) held its 60th annual Awards Ceremony at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 3 at Marquette University High School in Milwaukee. The event recognized outstanding achievements in the DSSV's Essay Contest and the 2014 National German Exam.
Published July 20, 2014
Festa Italiana ends today, and German Fest is up next. In preparation for next weekend's festival of all things German, OnMilwaukee.com chats with Klaus Fromme, who has been the executive director and president of German Fest since 1981.
Published June 10, 2014
The U.S. men's soccer team continues to struggle in the World Cup, but why? It's not a question of numbers anymore. We have lots and lots of kids playing soccer. This may be a little uncomfortable to talk about, but I think the problem is that we don't have the right blend of kids playing soccer.
Published May 7, 2014
This afternoon, the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) released the results of their annual National German Exam. Of that group, 74 placed in the top 10 percent nationwide. Their high-marked performance earned the Gold Certificate on the exam, as well as qualified them for a paid four-week summer study trip to Germany. This year's winner was Hannah Doyle, a junior at Brookfield Academy.
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Monday May 30th, 2011 - Fox Lake, IL Memorial Day - or as my grandparents used to call it ‘Decoration Day’. I don’t need any more sadness in my life right now, but how can it be avoided? I’m very thankful for every freedom I have as an American, but I never los...
Back in the 1980s, a very successful ad campaign for investment adviser E.F. Hutton featured variations on a crowded room - an airport, cocktail reception or restaurant. When one person mentioned to another that ‘E.F. Hutton says...' the room would suddenly become silent as everyone tried t...
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