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German School of Morris County Hosts Book & Bake Sale, Open House, March 15, 2014

Judy Musa

Thursday, March 13, 2014 • 8:25am

Take a sweet journey to Europe at the non-profit German Language School of Morris County (http://www.glsmc.org), during the School’s semi-annual book and bake sale and open house on Saturday March 15 from 9:00 am to noon. The school is located on the campus of the Morristown Beard School, 70 Whippany Road in Morristown.

“The money we raise on from the book and bake sale helps us pay for additional classroom and interactive learning materials, while we share a taste of our heritage with homemade desserts and pastries typically found in bakeries and coffeehouses throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland,” says GLSMC School Principal Michaela Greco.  “The day also offers a chance to learn about our language programs and meet the teachers.”

The GLSMC’s Book & Bake Sale Committee has selected a variety of books for both new and experienced readers, including board books, picture books, chapter books and award-winning novels that help families expand their foreign language library. 

Germans, Swiss & Austrians often take a work or meet friends at a coffee house or bakery at four o’clock to enjoy a hot espresso or coffee, accompanied by a sweet treat. Typical desserts found in a German bakery include a variety of fine butter, sugar and fruit cookies, cream and fruit layer cakes, fruit tortes, strudels and pastries filled with mousses and creams.

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About the German Language School of Morris County (GLSMC)

Since 1968, the GLSMC has offered students of all ages German language classes.  This thriving non-profit organization with more than 150 students is recognized as a German foreign language school by the German Federal Ministry of Culture (Kultusministerkonferenz (KMK) der Länder der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.)  A member of The German Language School Conference (GLSC), and a partner school of the initiative, “Schools: Partner for the Future,” of the German Department of the Exterior, the GLSMC is also supported by the Ambassadors of German-speaking countries, the Bundesverwaltungsamt, the German Language Consultant, the Verein für deutsche Kulturbeziehungen im Ausland (VDA) and the Literary Society Foundation.  Visit us online at www.glsmc.org for more information about open enrollment and to register for our Mommy & Me, K-12 and adult language classes.

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