Bulgarian School ‘Otets Paissii’

Curriculum

Bulgarian School ‘Otets Paissii’ welcomes students to the new 2019-2020 school year!

Fall 2019 semester: September 8 – December 22

Spring 2020 semester: January 5 – May 17

Classes are held on Sundays (see specific times below).

GROUPS & MEETNG TIMES

Pre-school (Ages 3+)
9:00 am – 11:30 am
Bulgarian Language + Dance
This group is appropriate for beginner learners. Classes will focus on mastering the basics of Bulgarian language and basic dance movements.

1st grade (Ages 5+)
9:00 am – 12:30pm
Bulgarian Language + Dance
This group is appropriate for children who know the Bulgarian alphabet and can speak some Bulgarian. Classes will focus on developing reading, writing and speaking in Bulgarian. Children in this group will be introduced to more rhythms and dance technique.

2nd grade (Ages 7+)
10:00 am – 12:45 pm
Bulgarian Language + Dance
This group is appropriate for children who can read in Bulgarian.  Classes will focus on refining reading and speaking in Bulgarian. Children in this group will focus on refining technique in Bulgarian Dances. 

4th grade (Ages 9+)
11:00 am – 3:30pm
Bulgarian Language + Dance
This group is appropriate for students who are able to speak, read and write in Bulgarian. Children in this group will focus on more advanced Bulgarian dances.

Bulgarian Dance

While dancing is incorporated in the school program, we do offer advanced dance classes for interested students. Children that are good candidates for this group should have prior dancing experience (Bulgarian or otherwise).

Meeting times:  Sunday, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
To sign up, please email bgschoolpitt@gmail.com with the following information:

-Name of the student(s)
-Student(s) date of birth
-Brief description of their Bulgarian language proficiency level (for new students only)
-Parents contact information (email and telephone number)

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