New Class! Croatian for Travelers

This course is intended for those who wish to gain a basic knowledge of the Croatian language, culture and people. Coinciding with the children’s classes, this 15 hour-long course will be held on ten select Saturdays from October through May from 3:30-5pm. The cost is $200, plus $10 for the materials, payable at first class.

 

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Thank you for coming to the Croatian School Open House and Annual Fall NEFC Picnic on 9/24 

 Winners of the Children's Art and Literary Contest

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Call for Submissions

Next year the Croatian community in New England is celebrating three anniversaries: New England Friends of Croatia (25 years),  Pajdasi (15 years), and Croatian School of Boston (10 years). We are in the process of making a monograph celebrating these important events. We need your photos, stories, anecdotes, testimonials, praises,  etc. Please contact us at info@croatianscholofboston.org

 

 

Croatian School of Boston Donates 1440 Books to  Non-Profits in Croatia

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Croatian School Open House and Annual Fall NEFC Picnic

A great kick-off to a new season in the Boston Croatian Community! Perfect weather, excellent food, and even better company!

New Class!

Winners of the Children's Art and Literary Contest - Congratulations to all and thank you for your participation!

Children’s Art and Literary Contest

With the theme

My Family on Two Continents

Organized By the Boston Croatian Community

 

Submissions were evaluated by a panel of judges:

Irena Stanić Rašin – director of Croatian School of Boston, head of contest,

author and translator, www.irenastanicrasin.com

Jelena Erceg – teacher at Croatian School of Boston, graduate teacher of Croatian language

Jadranka Delač-Klepac – math teacher, award-winning children’s writer

www.lektire.hr/autor/jadranka-klepac/                                                                   

bib.irb.hr/prikazi-rad?lang=EN&rad=345322

Lana Ducharme – teacher at Croatian School of Boston, graphic and web designer, www.designwithcharm.com/

Tomislav Torjanac – award-winning illustrator and painter, www.torjanac.com

Dr. Aida Vidan president of Association for Croatian Studies and lecturer at Harvard University, scholar.harvard.edu/vidan/home

Ariana Zelić – NEFC treasurer, sites.google.com/site/nefcroatia/

 

Ana Petrovic, 1st place in photograpy category 15-18 years

Karlo Maljevac, 1st place in literary category 11-14 years

Stella Begic, 1st place in art category 7-10years

Zane Buchanan, 2nd place in art category 7-10 years

Luka Minica, 1st place in literary category 7-10 years

Kaitlyn Ocwieja, 2nd place in literary category 7-10 years

Mariella Petrovic, 1st place in art category 3-6 years

Mimmo Bignami, 2nd place in art category 3-6 years

Kira Buchanan, 3rd place in art category 3-6 years

Sara Grabovac, 3rd place in art category 3-6 years

Jan Šipek, 1st place in special category for entries from Croatia

Leda Varžić, 2nd place in special category for entries from Croatia

Croatian School of Boston Donates Books

The Croatian School of Boston has "inherited" almost 2000 copies of the book A da se to dogodi tebi: Prirucnik za odrastanje, coauthored by Irena Stanic Rasin and Latinka Basara. The School has donated a total of 1440 books to the following non-profit organizations in Croatia:
 
- Union of Societies "Our Children" - umbrella organization of "Our Children" associations (Savez drustava "Naša djeca") - 800 books - a link to their donation acknowledgement post
- Service for Health Care of School Children and Adolescents at the "Andrija Stampar" Teaching Institute of Public Health (Sluzba za skolsku i adolescentnu medicinu pri Nastavnom zavodu za javno zdravstvo "Andrija Stampar") - 400 books
- Child Protection Center of Zagreb (Poliklinika za zastitu djece grada Zagreba) - 80 books
- Department of Education at the University of Zagreb (Odsjek za pedagogiju Sveucilista u Zagrebu) - 80 books

- Croatian Heritage Foundation (Hrvatska matica iseljenika) - 80 books

 

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