Bulgarian School Otets Paissii welcomes students to its 2017-2018 school year!
For the second year in a row, ‘Otets Paisii’ opens its doors as an officially accredited Bulgarian school abroad by the Bulgarian Department of Science and Education. We are excited to have such talented and fun kids with us and are grateful for their families who are passionate about keeping the Bulgarian culture alive and passing it down to their children! We hope that our family continues to grow through the years!
Every year we welcome new students to our school. If you are interested, please contact us @ BGSchoolPITT@gmail.com .
Below are some details about the school year:
Fall Semester: Sep 10 – Dec 17
Spring Semester: Jan 7 – May 19
Groups and Meeting Times
Group 1: Ages 3+
Bulgarian Language + Dance (Pre-school)
Meets every Sunday 9:15am – 11:30am
This group will focus on the basics of Bulgarian language and dances. The class is appropriate for beginner learners.
Group 2: Ages 6+
Bulgarian Language + Dance (1st grade)
Meets every Sunday 9:15am – 1pm
This group will focus on mastering reading, writing and expressing themselves in Bulgarian. Children in this group will also have a chance to learn more advanced dance techniques. The group is appropriate for children who can understand Bulgarian, know the Bulgarian alphabet and are beginning to speak in Bulgarian.
Group 3: Ages 10+
Bulgarian Dance ONLY
Meets every Sunday 11am – 12:30pm
Children in this group will focus on advanced Bulgarian dances. This is our school’s performing group and it is ideal that children in this groups have had prior exposure to dancing (Bulgarian or otherwise).
For children in Group 1 and 2, the cost will be $100/semester.
Cost for second child is $80/semester.
For children in Group 3, the cost will be $140/semester.
To sign up, please email BGSchoolPITT@gmail.com by Sep 8th and list out the names of the students, their ages and a brief description of their Bulgarian language proficiency level (for new students).