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6 things I learned in 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.


Local German language students honored at awards ceremony

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.


Fromme is uber-committed to German Fest

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, chats with Klaus Fromme, who has been the executive director and president of German Fest since 1981.


Development diversity may be the only way to make U.S. a World Cup contender

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.


German teachers association honors local schools and students

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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