ASCENSION OF OUR LORD GREEK SCHOOL

 

Our Greek School offers two programs from September through May:

Youth Greek School
Adult/Adolescent Greek School 

 

YOUTH GREEK SCHOOL  - 2024/25

 

    ADULT/ADOLESCENTS GREEK SCHOOL - 2024/25

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YOUTH PROGRAM

 

 

TUESDAY EVENING CLASSES FOR CHILDREN AGES 4-15

Welcome to the new academic year (September 2024 – May 2025) of Ascension's Greek School program. The classes meet on Tuesday evenings from 5 – 7:00 pm for children ages 4 to 15. Youth Greek School for 2024-2025 will begin on Tuesday September 17, 2024. Open House and Ice Cream Social will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10th.

Ascension Greek School’s mission is to help students of Greek and non-Greek ancestry learn the Greek language and gain a better understanding of Greek culture, history, and Greek Orthodox faith. We believe in the benefits of bilingualism in everyday learning and give our students the opportunity to grow their speaking skills through dialogue and immersion.

  • Classes are structured according to thematic units and incorporate reference to Greek-orthodox traditions to help students expand their vocabulary on a variety of topics and improve their everyday communication.
  • Classes feature a variety of group activities, including educational gamestraditional stories, and Greek songs.
  • Printed material is provided for all students (Printed Booklets for Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grade students, and Book KLIK sta Ellinika A1 for kids (part A&B) for 3rd to 6th Grade students.
  • All our students have access to Ellinopoula digital platform for supplementary online learning. 
  • Every two weeks students participate in a Greek dance class. 
  • Upper-level students who wish to participate in Ellinomatheia A1 exams receive additional practice.

TUITION & REGISTRATION

Tuition Fees:  $800 for one student; $1,600 for two students; $2,320 for three students (3rd student of the family receives 10% off).  In case of family economic hardship, please contact Fr. Sotirios.   

We encourage full payment at the time of registration by using the online registration link below and paying by credit card.  If you need to make different arrangements, or would like to pay by cash or check, please contact the office at 847.482.1200.  For the registration to be complete and your enrollment to be secured, please complete the following online registration form even if you are paying in installments.

 

 


Please register ASAP so that we can prepare for the new academic year in terms of teaching staff, material and language acquisition levels.

Click HERE to access the calendar for 2024/25 classes

  • Open House & Ice-Cream Social (in-person):  Tuesday, September 10, 2024 @ 5:30 p.m.  
  • First Day of in-person Classes:  September 17, 2024

Additional Questions?

If you have any questions or concerns about tuition fees and registration, please contact the Church office, at (847) 482 1200.  If you have any questions about our language program, contact the Greek School Director, Maria Theodoropulu at: mariatheod@hotmail.com 


Youth Greek School News


View Highlights of our 2023/24 YOUTH GREEK SCHOOL YEAR!


 

PROGRAM FOR ADULTS/ADOLESCENTS

                     

THURSDAY EVENING GREEK CLASSES FOR ADULTS/ADOLESCENTS

 

Welcome to the new academic year 2024-2025 of Ascension's Greek School program for Adults and Adolescents. Adult / Adolescent Greek School for 2024-2025 will begin on Thursday, September 19, 2024 with a hybrid offering of in-person classes and Zoom. 

The classes meet on Thursdays and are offered in two semesters (15 weeks each semester):

--  1st Semester (9/19/24 - 1/23/25)
--  2nd Semester (2/6/25 - 5/29/25)

There are two levels: (1) Beginners / Advanced Beginners (Thursday, 6:15-7:30 PM); and (2) Intermediate / Advanced (Thursday, 7:45-9:00 PM)

  • This is a program for those who want to learn or improve their Greek.
  • This program is hybrid. All classes are taught simultaneously in-person and via Zoom for remote learners. All students can make progress in Greek in a positive and enjoyable environment and a high level of interaction is sustained for both in-person and remote participants. 
  • The focus is on conversational modern Greek and all students are involved in conversation in a variety of social situations in a friendly atmosphere using pictures, role play, hands-on activities and games.
  • The classes are structured according to thematic units and incorporate reference to Greek Orthodox traditions, Greek lifestyle, geography of Greece, Greek news and Greek songs.
  • The teaching material is provided in digital form at no additional cost.  Additional online material will be provided for those who wish to have extra practice at home.

Open House for 1st semester: Thursday, September 12th, 2024 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  
Open House for 2nd semester: Thursday, January 30, 2025 at 7:00 p.m.

TUITION & REGISTRATION

  • Tuition Fees:  $380.00 per semester
  • You can register for one or two semesters.

For the registration to be complete and your enrollment to be secured, it is required to fill out the following online registration form and to pay online:

 

 


Please register ASAP so that we can prepare for the new academic year.
 

Click Here for First Semester Calendar | Click Here for Second Semester Calendar

 


ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?  

If you have any questions or concerns about tuition fees and registration, please contact our Church Secretary at (847) 482 1200.  If you have any questions about our language program, please contact: mariatheod@hotmail.com

 

View Highlights of our 2023/24 ADULT GREEK SCHOOL YEAR


 

FORMER GREEK SCHOOL PROGRAMS & CELEBRATIONS

 

  VIEW PHOTOS from our 2023 Christmas Program
 
  VIEW PHOTOS from our 2022-23 End-of-Year Program
 
2023 GREEK SCHOOL INDEPENDENCE DAY PROGRAM
 
 
 
 
VIEW PHOTOS OF THE GREEK SCHOOL 2022 CHRISTMAS PROGRAM