Greek Language School 2019

 

 

 

The Greek Language School is part of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Buffalo, New York.  It is the second longest running Greek School in New York State and one of the oldest in the United States. Founded in 1916 by George Phillies, today the school continues its tradition and dedication to teaching the Greek language, history, culture and arts in Buffalo and Western New York.

Classes are held on Saturday mornings at the Family Life Center in Lancaster from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Address: 5992 Genesee Street, Lancaster, NY.

For information about our classes and programs, please contact the principal of the school, Mrs. Hara Kati Anastasopoulou at Kati.hara@gmail.com or call the church office at 716-882-9485.

You can find us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/GreekLanguageSchooloftheAnnunciationBuffalo/

 

Download our Application and Registration form here

 

              

 

Faculty

Pre-K: Renie Thanos
Level 1 and 3: Fotini Koutsandreas
Level 4: Hara Kati Anastasopoulos
Level 5: Maria Tsompana
Level 6 and Regents: Yiannis Skoumpris
Dance: Niki Varvakis
 
 

School Board of Directors

Principal: Hara Kati Anastasopoulou
PTO President: Angela Klentos
Vice President: Niki Varvakis
Treasurer: Dr. Panayiotis Thanos
 
 
 
          
 
 

School Calendar

February 2, Classes, PTO meeting @1pm. All teachers and parents are urged to attend.
February 9, Classes, second Midterm Exam, Apokriatiko Dance 6:30pm (Lancaster Family Life Center, Large Hall).
February 16, Classes, make-up Exam, 1:00pm Greek Dance Practice
February 23, Classes, 1:00pm Greek Dance Practice
March 2, Classes, PTO meeting 1:00pm. All teachers and parents are urged to attend.
March 9, Classes, 1:00pm Greek Dance Practice
March 16, Classes, 1:00pm Greek Dance Practice
March 23, Classes, 1:00pm Greek Dance Practice
March 24 (Sunday), Attend Church (146 W Utica Street) for Greek Independence Day Celebration following Liturgy, Demakos Center.
March 30, Classes, 1:00pm Greek Dance Practice
April 6, Classes, PTO meeting 1:00pm. All teachers and parents are urged to attend.
April 13,Classes,1:00pm Greek Dance Practice
April 14 (Sunday), Attend Church (146 W. Utica St) for Lambades sale in Demakos Center following Liturgy
April 20, Classes, 1:00pm Greek Dance Practice
April 21 (Sunday), Attend church (146 W. Utica St) for Lambades and Pastes (pastry) sale in Demakos Center
April 27, No Classes–PASKHA (Easter) Break
April 28 (Sunday), PASKHA (Easter)
May 4, Classes, PTO meeting 1:00pm. All teachers and parents are urged to attend.
May 10 (Friday), Buffalo Greek 5K Run, Greek School Fundraiser. All teachers and parents are urged to volunteer and attend.
May 11, Classes, Final Exams, 1:00pm Greek Dance Practice
May 18, Last Class, Make-up exam, Greek School Graduation and Moving up Ceremony
May 25, SUMMER BREAK Begins
May 31, June 1, June 2 Greek Festival. Greek School Booth. Volunteers needed. Greek Dance Performance.
June 29, Fantasy Island, End of Year Barbeque. Greek School students attend for free.